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#Analysis

# analysis - Yesterday’s News

Analysis: Tipp vulnerable but mojo returning, Clare meltdown, 'Brick' the unsung Waterford hero

There were good and bad signs for Tipperary against Clare, while Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh was Waterford’s unsung hero in their victory over Wexford.

# analysis - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers Analysis

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers

The first recommendation in the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Templemore focused on strained relationships at the top of the organisation.

# analysis - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie However you might feel about internships, employers say they use them to spot new hires Analysis

However you might feel about internships, employers say they use them to spot new hires

Graduate jobs survey finds employers more likely to recruit those who interned for them as students.

# analysis - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Just finished college? Here are some tips for that first big job hunt Analysis

Just finished college? Here are some tips for that first big job hunt

Employers are quite clear on what they believe Ireland’s students need to improve on – including their communication skills and being able to work on their own, reveals Mark Mitchell.

# analysis - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up Analysis

Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up

Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.

# analysis - Monday 10 July, 2017

Analysis: Mayo clicking again, Clare's serious progress and Aidan O'Shea finding his form

The42′s analyst Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game in Ennis.

# analysis - Friday 7 July, 2017

Analysis: Lions must control Laumape and Savea on the gainline tomorrow

The All Blacks’ powerful backs will look for big gains off set-piece platforms.

# analysis - Monday 3 July, 2017

Kerry have the most potent attack in the country, and the tactics to let it shine

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down the talking points from a one-sided Munster football final.

Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win

The likes of Jamie George, Jack McGrath, Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler all fronted up.

# analysis - Saturday 1 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider

Gavan Casey is joined by Murray Kinsella on the line from Wellington to look back on this morning’s massive Test win against the All Blacks.

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

# analysis - Friday 30 June, 2017

Analysis: The key areas for the Lions if they are to win in Wellington

We’ve looked at the areas where Warren Gatland’s side need to be better against the All Blacks.

# analysis - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks

Eddie O’Sullivan was one of the coaches the last time the Lions toured New Zealand, in 2005.

# analysis - Monday 26 June, 2017

Analysis: Big moments decide big games and the Lions came up short

The tourists’ inability to finish chances early in the first half was pivotal in the first Test.

# analysis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Analysis: All Blacks show a brutal edge the Lions were sorely lacking

The tourists must up the ante when it comes to the contact in Test two.

# analysis - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Worryingly for the Lions, the All Blacks are only likely to get better

Warren Gatland’s men came out of the breakdown battle poorly.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner rolls with the punches as TDs go heavyweight Analysis

Garda Commissioner rolls with the punches as TDs go heavyweight

The Commissioner faced a gruelling session at the Public Accounts Committee this week but she let TDs know she is not going anywhere.

Analysis: What will the first Test between the Lions and All Blacks look like?

Murray Kinsella takes a look at the key areas in today’s clash at Eden Park.

# analysis - Monday 19 June, 2017

Analysis: Cork's diagonal ball weapon, more superb defending, 11-week break hurts Waterford

I wondered if Cork’s performance against Tipp was a one-off but they improved even more to see off Waterford.

# analysis - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor

We run through 5 talking points after Kildare’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath today.

# analysis - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

How Daryl Murphy put aside bad news at club level to produce his most influential display in a green jersey

The Newcastle star made a big impact after being introduced in the second half against Austria.

# analysis - Monday 12 June, 2017

Analysis: Wexford in bullying mode, Kilkenny attack doesn't function, Lee Chin the leader

Wexford asked the majority of the questions, and had the answers when required, against the Cats at Innovate Wexford Park.

Ireland change a winning formula - and almost pay for it

The Boys in Green escaped with a draw against Austria after a dire first-half performance.

# analysis - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Analysis: How Ireland are becoming the Leicester City of international football Strategy This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland are becoming the Leicester City of international football

The Boys in Green have increasingly been embracing counter-attacking football of late.

# analysis - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Analysis: The Lions backs need to find their clinical edge rapidly

While the forwards were impressive against the Blues, the backs have work to do.

# analysis - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Lions get their own taste of 'rugby chaos' and more talking points from Auckland

Plus, a lack of discipline costs the tourists and the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams.

# analysis - Monday 5 June, 2017

Analysis: Clare emerge as All-Ireland contenders but Limerick must rethink strategy

Clare varied their play very well yesterday but Limerick would profit from a more consistent, direct approach.

Ridiculed by his own fans at club level, Cyrus Christie responds in the best possible way

After taking some flak from Derby’s supporters, the Irish full-back performed excellently against Uruguay last night.

# analysis - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Analysis: Faletau sets the Lions standard that CJ Stander has to match

The Welsh number eight was outstanding against the NZ Provincial Barbarians.

Will Ireland rue omitting in-form Cork star Sean Maguire?

Plus, why Stephen Quinn epitomises the Irish team’s spirit.

# analysis - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ireland's limitations brutally exposed by electric Mexicans

Is this the last we will see of Martin O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment and other talking points.

# analysis - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Was James McClean right to make his controversial comments?

Plus, former League duo set for momentous day and other Ireland-Mexico talking points.

Kavanagh tips Holloway to defeat Aldo 'convincingly' this weekend

The pair will meet in a featherweight title unification bout in the main event at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro.

# analysis - Monday 29 May, 2017

Analysis: Men against boys as Galway devour Dublin to confirm All-Ireland hurling credentials

This was impressive stuff from Galway but Dublin were desperately poor and naive in Tullamore.

# analysis - Sunday 28 May, 2017

5 talking points ahead of Dublin's Leinster SHC quarter-final showdown with Galway

The sides meet at O’Connor Park at 4pm.

# analysis - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

United deliver performance their city can be proud of and more Europa League talking points

Plus, why Marouane Fellaini has been the unsung hero in this Europa League campaign

# analysis - Monday 22 May, 2017

Analysis: Nash the catalyst as Cork's Rebel rising too much for a Tipp team lacking aggression

Cork’s defending and use of possession was much improved compared to last year’s meeting between the counties.

Zebo's sensational try shows Munster's attacking confidence is growing

Peter O’Mahony and the forwards enjoyed watching their backline rip the Ospreys apart.

# analysis - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Is it time for Wenger to go and more Premier League final day talking points

Plus, is Tottenham star Harry Kane the best striker in the Premier League?

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