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#Leader

# leader - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers nears Springboks comeback after horror injury

The 34-year-old’s road to recovery is the subject of an excellent documentary.

# leader - Friday 29 May, 2015

Henry’s return boosts Schmidt’s back row options for World Cup

‘I think he’s a really good character to have in the group,’ says the Ireland coach of the Ulsterman.

# leader - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse Cult Of Personality

# leader - Friday 22 May, 2015

Captain O’Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster’s Pro12 semi-final in Thomond

The Ireland international pair have proven their fitness to face the Ospreys

# leader - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Singapore’s founding father, ‘a true giant of history’, dies aged 91 Remember

Singapore’s founding father, ‘a true giant of history’, dies aged 91

Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed as the person who turned Singapore into the prosperous city it is today.

# leader - Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘Ultimate leader’ Paul O’Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success

The 35-year-old lock lifted the Six Nations trophy for the second time in two years last night.

# leader - Friday 20 March, 2015

‘We’ve all lost big games before’ – POC set to bounce back with Ireland

The Ireland captain warns ‘it’s a dangerous place to go to start thinking about anything but winning the game.’

# leader - Friday 20 February, 2015

Bowe happy to chase the kicks as part of Schmidt’s Ireland masterplan

The 30-year-old lost his grandmother last week and says the win over France was ‘special’.

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings

The 33-year-old yesterday announced his decision to hang up his boots at the season’s end.

# leader - Friday 6 February, 2015

McCarthy excited to release star-studded Ireland U20s backline

The UCD scrum-half is captain of Nigel Carolan’s side, who face Italy this evening.

# leader - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Paul O’Connell: ‘I don’t know whether this will be my last Six Nations’

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# leader - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

# leader - Friday 19 December, 2014

Seamus Hickey: ‘I can think of no better person to drive Limerick forward than Dalo’

The Allstar admits to being surprised by the former Dublin manager’s appointment though.

# leader - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: “You’re a pound shop Enoch Powell” Face Off

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: “You’re a pound shop Enoch Powell”

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.

# leader - Monday 8 December, 2014

Leinster captain Heaslip: ‘I don’t think there’s a lot between the sides’

The number eight is confident that his side can turn things around before the return leg against Harlequins.

# leader - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Jenny Murphy named captain of Ireland Sevens squad for Dubai

The 12-strong squad for this week’s tournament also contains Ashleigh Baxter and Alison Miller.

# leader - Sunday 9 November, 2014

POC delighted with defensive effort and Ireland’s depth to chop down the Boks

‘I don’t know if it’s the finest performance, but certainly one of our best victories in my time as captain.’

# leader - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza Inspiration

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

# leader - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for ‘dangerous’ Leinster backs

The 27-year-old captained the province for the first time three weeks ago against Treviso.

# leader - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy

The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.

# leader - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.

# leader - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Kiwi fullback Mils Muliaina’s mentorship role key to Connacht progress

The 100-cap New Zealand international is ‘stoked’ to be part of Pat Lam’s vision for the province.

# leader - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was Looking Back

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

# leader - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

# leader - Sunday 10 August, 2014

McIlroy on course for back-to-back majors after round three of PGA Championship

The world number one is a shot clear of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.

# leader - Saturday 9 August, 2014

McIlroy the leader on day two of the PGA Championship

The news is mixed for Ireland’s other contenders while Tiger Woods misses out.

# leader - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The anti-Armstrong? Tour ‘boss’ Nibali unimpressed with comparisons to Lance

The Italian cyclist has combined racing smarts, skill at bike-handling, and powerful climbing.

# leader - Saturday 19 July, 2014

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds ‘inner peace’ at Hoylake

‘It was just another really solid round of golf and I’ll need two more of those again’ said the Northern Irishman.

# leader - Thursday 10 July, 2014

World Cup winner Piri Weepu heading for London Welsh – report

The Blues have confirmed that the 30-year-old scrum-half will leave the Super Rugby franchise.

# leader - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote Prime Fight

Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote

The British Prime Minister is expected to force a vote on the issue as EU leaders meet today.

# leader - Friday 30 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m the right person at the right time’: Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership Contest

‘I’m the right person at the right time’: Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

# leader - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership Face Off

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

Leinster’s tribute to Leo Cullen is absolutely littered with trophies Leo Of Laighin This post contains videos

# leader - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead Anniversary

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

# leader - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo? Reunion

Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo?

The Celbridge Scout group is holding a reunion to celebrate its 40th anniversary during the summer and is trying to contact as many former scouts and leaders as possible to bring them all together.

# leader - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader Leader Of The Pack

Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader

She said to be in politics you need to have cop on and back bone – and she says both.

# leader - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today International Relations

Here’s what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today

Eamon Gilmore is spending three days in France ahead of St Patrick’s Day.

# leader - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’ Green Party

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’

Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.

# leader - Friday 21 February, 2014

Cavan’s Aogán O Fearghail elected as the new GAA President

O Fearghail is the first Cavan man to be elected GAA President.

# leader - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Plumtree: ‘I just can’t talk highly enough’ about Paul O’Connell

The Munster lock is showing signs of improvement, with the Irish set-up hoping to see him return against Wales.

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