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#American Dream

# american-dream - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I think I'd be working in some factory or on a building site if I was still back home'

Dubliner Niall McCabe always wanted to be a professional footballer. It took him a while but he got there in the end, just in a different way.

# american-dream - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

After their embarrassing World Cup failure, is Big Sam ready to resurrect the United States?

The former England boss is reportedly keen on taking over from Bruce Arena.

# american-dream - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'A question of when, not if': Pro14 already eyeing expansion to include American teams

Martin Anayi is keen to tap into the potentially lucrative US market.

# american-dream - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Taylor inspired by Rousey and Holm 'to bring women's boxing to the next level'

The Bray boxer competes for the sixth time as a professional this Saturday night in Brooklyn.

# american-dream - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Katie Taylor's opponent finally named ahead of US pro debut on Saturday

The Bray native will be looking to bring her professional record to 6-0 at the Barclays Center.

# american-dream - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Sevens heaven! Ireland seal qualification for next summer's World Cup in San Fran

A week after the women’s sevens team booked their place in the World Cup, the men have done the same in Exeter.

# american-dream - Thursday 6 July, 2017

The Big Apple! Katie Taylor to make US debut later this month

The Bray native will fight at the Barclays Center.

# american-dream - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Big blow for European Ryder Cup hopes as McIlroy beaten by Patrick Reed

That’s a big, big point for Davis Love.

# american-dream - Thursday 22 September, 2016

USA Rugby opens door to possible expansions from abroad, but 'reiterates support' for domestic league

‘Any outside competition would have to align within the strategy and plan we are developing.’

# american-dream - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Michael Conlan chasing American dream as he signs pro deal with Pacquiao's promoter

Olympic bronze medallist expected to make his debut on Top Rank’s St Patrick’s Day card.

# american-dream - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Rory McIlroy fancies his chances at the US PGA this weekend

Is he worth a flutter?

# american-dream - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Landon Donovan believes the USA will win a World Cup in his lifetime

Former US star was part of squad that made it to the 2002 quarter-finals.

# american-dream - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

'I’m not coming for an extended holiday,' says Joe Cole as he jets off to play in America

Joe Cole and Freddy Adu, together at last at the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

# american-dream - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip

Anthony Eddy has been able to call on Alison Miller for the World Series legs in Atlanta and Langford.

# american-dream - Friday 25 March, 2016

Beckham buys up the fields for his American dream MLS

Beckham buys up the fields for his American dream

Welcome to Miami…

# american-dream - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer has emerged as a credible Olympic rival to Katie Taylor, while old foe Adriana Araujo will represent the host country.

# american-dream - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Living in America! Galway don't know if Johnny Glynn will be back hurling this year

Micheál Donoghue “hopeful” that star forward will play some part in 2016 campaign.

# american-dream - Friday 29 January, 2016

Paul Dunne off to a flying start on his PGA Tour debut

Greystones golfer three shots off the pace at the Farmers Insurance Open.

# american-dream - Saturday 18 July, 2015

# american-dream - Monday 15 June, 2015

Watch the WWE's emotional tribute to Dusty Rhodes from last night's Money in the Bank RIP

Watch the WWE's emotional tribute to Dusty Rhodes from last night's Money in the Bank

The WWE gave the legend a fitting send off during last night’s PPV.

# american-dream - Saturday 23 May, 2015

# american-dream - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

In pictures: Penn State train at UCD ahead of Croke Park Classic

This ain’t Beaver Stadium.

# american-dream - Friday 22 August, 2014

Ireland's top tennis player is one win away from the US Open main draw

James McGee faces Ze Zhang in New York later today.

# american-dream - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Ambitious McWilliams pursues American Dream of coaching with Yale

The young Irish coach is heading for the States after four years with Ireland Women.

# american-dream - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Brian McGuire saddles up and leaves Kerry panel for equine job in Kentucky

After three years with the Kerry senior footballers the defender has emigrated to America.

# american-dream - Friday 15 March, 2013

Millionaire NFL star earns extra living working at convenience store

Brian Hartline recently signed a $31m deal with the Miami Dolphins, but is working at the US equivalent of the local Londis.

# american-dream - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Manchester United fans' trust voice Glazer concerns

“It looks like business people who are looking after themselves first and foremost and not custodians of the football club.”

# american-dream - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Croke Park blow as Rooney's Steelers confirmed for London NFL game

Stadium director Peter McKenna says that the NFL’s decision to stage a second Wembley game in 2013 does not weaken Ireland’s future chances.

# american-dream - Monday 10 September, 2012

Serena Williams made to fight for fourth US Open crown

The home favourite was pushed all the way by No 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka at Flushing Meadows on Sunday night.

# american-dream - Monday 12 March, 2012

‘He’ll be missed’ — Gaelic Players Association rues Sheridan’s shock decision to emigrate

US-bound Meath forward calls time on his football career.

# american-dream - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Croke Park still ‘optimistic’ on 2013 NFL date

American Football bosses are still considering a game on Jones Road next year, worth in the region of €50m to the Irish economy.

# american-dream - Friday 20 January, 2012

Bad news: No NFL game for Dublin in 2012

The NFL has confirmed that the game between the St Louis Rams and the New England Patriots will be the only game played in Europe next season.

# american-dream - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Top NFL delegate gives Croker the thumbs-up

American football bosses reveal that they were “very impressed” on their visit to Jones Road last week.

# american-dream - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

'No negotiations' with Croker yet about Dublin game, say NFL chiefs

League officials will visit Drumcondra this week – but Dublin is one of several stops, according to gridiron chiefs.

# american-dream - Sunday 27 November, 2011

McIlroy and G-Mac miss out on World Cup glory

Americans edge out the rest as Irish duo let final-round lead slip away.

# american-dream - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

As it happened: Novak Djokovic v Conor Niland

The Limerick man faced the world number one in the Arthur Ashe Stadium this evening. It didn’t go to plan.

# american-dream - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

A galaxy far, far away: the ins and outs of Robbie's 'dream' move Stateside

Ian Walsh takes a look at what the move will mean for Robbie, for the LA Galaxy and for the Republic of Ireland.

# american-dream - Monday 15 August, 2011

Robbie races to complete Galaxy move as US transfer window slams shut

Are Robbie and Claudine heading for the west coast?

# american-dream - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Robbie Keane linked to LA Galaxy move

Sources at ESPN have said that the deal to sign Keane to the US side is “already done by all accounts”.

# american-dream - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Coming to America: Rory reveals US U-turn

McIlroy says he fancies playing on the US tour again and is even house-hunting in Florida.

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