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# problems - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Shane Long faces fitness race ahead of Ireland-Poland Euros qualifier after breaking ribs

The striker also suffered a punctured lung shortly after coming on during the Saints’ FA Cup tie with Crystal Palace.

# problems - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Rodgers: Balotelli is fit, I just won’t pick him

The Liverpool boss reveals he had an hour-long chat with the Italy striker over his role in the team.

# problems - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 extremely Irish First World Problems Spicy Or Plain

11 extremely Irish First World Problems

The struggle. It’s real.

# problems - Sunday 11 January, 2015

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Could this ‘Homeless Wrap’ be saving lives on the streets?

Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

# problems - Friday 9 January, 2015

Rodgers: Liverpool find it difficult to sign top players

The manager feels the club need to strengthen and wants them to be “in the running for the world’s best”

# problems - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Carlisle charged with drink-driving offence days before lorry incident

The former Professional Footballers’ Association chairman was seriously injured in an incident on the A64 near Bishopthorpe.

# problems - Friday 26 December, 2014

Jones injury forces Rodgers to call on Mignolet as Liverpool beat Burnley

The Reds secured a much-needed three points this afternoon at Turf Moor.

# problems - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Another ‘Football Manager’ legend has fallen on hard times

Former US international Freddy Adu has left Serbian side FK Jagodina after a six-month stint at the club.

Paul McShane might be staying at Hull after all despite Twitter controversy

Steve Bruce has indicated that the Ireland international still could have a future at the club.

# problems - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case?

The IAAF, the governing body of athletics, said there was “already an on-going investigation”.

# problems - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Everton concerned about long-term effects of James McCarthy’s muscle issues

The midfielder missed both Ireland’s recent matches as a result of the injury.

# problems - Monday 17 November, 2014

Opinion: In defence of Roy Keane and the countless ‘distractions’

The Ireland assistant boss is in the headlines again after a tense media showdown at the weekend.

# problems - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Trapattoni’s legacy and the trauma of Cyprus still hampering the Irish team

Martin O’Neill’s side suffered a setback last night following an uninspired display.

# problems - Thursday 13 November, 2014

FAI back Roy Keane after ‘incident’ reported at Ireland team hotel

The side are set to fly out to Glasgow today as their preparations for the big match continue.

# problems - Monday 10 November, 2014

McCarthy and Wilson injury concerns ahead of Scotland-Ireland clash

The Stoke defender is expected to be ruled out for a few weeks after picking up an injury against Tottenham at the weekend.

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Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

A new database developed by researchers in Trinity has amalgamated plant data from around the world.

# problems - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse ‘a disgrace’

The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international was reportedly subjected to a string of abusive and racist messages hours afters reactivating his Twitter account.

# problems - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Schmidt managing multiple injuries as Ireland prepare for Springboks test

Leinster’s Darragh Fanning and Andrew Conway of Munster were drafted in as cover this week at Carton House.

# problems - Friday 24 October, 2014

Zico alleges Robert Pires was assaulted in Indian football match

The star was supposedly hit on the face by Atletico Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas.

# problems - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Roy Keane: ‘Being called a w**ker for two hours is a lot’

The United legend was speaking to a 650-strong crowd at Lancashire County Cricket Club in Manchester.

# problems - Monday 20 October, 2014

Wes Hoolahan a doubt for next month’s Scotland-Ireland clash

The 32-year-old ex-Shelbourne player had to be helped off the pitch during Norwich’s match at the weekend.

# problems - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Analysis: New-look Liverpool left in starting blocks

The Reds are currently 14th in the table, nine points behind leaders Chelsea

# problems - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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Samsung defends Note 4 screen gap, saying it’s a feature, not a flaw

The company insisted the gap was a part of the phone’s design and doesn’t affect its “functionality or quality”

# problems - Friday 26 September, 2014

Leicester loss sparked ‘confronting’ hour-long inquest – Van Persie

The Red Devils have splashed the cash in the transfer window in a desperate bid to return to former glories.

# problems - Sunday 14 September, 2014

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How to get a refund for that app you bought

Because there are moments where you might want your money back.

# problems - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

Man United make ‘Flacao’ jersey gaffe, reject claims the star is lying about his age

There are rumours that the club’s new signing is 30 rather than 28.

# problems - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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9 real and distressing housemate problems

Tinned hot dogs, cat litter,

# problems - Thursday 4 September, 2014

British world champion Kell Brook stabbed on holiday

Promoters Matchroom said that the boxer’s condition was “stable”.

# problems - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Munster hooker Sherry set for six more months on the sidelines

Keith Earls, Luke O’Dea, Damien Varley and Gerhard van den Heever are also injured.

# problems - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Man United false start shows depth of malaise

Despite enjoying 60 percent of possession, there was no cutting edge to United’s play at the weekend.

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Four on hunger strike at “extremely volatile” Direct Provision centre

Mount Trenchard is based in Foynes, Co Limerick.

# problems - Saturday 2 August, 2014

PGA Tour says Dustin Johnson leave of absence ‘voluntary’

The golfer previously announced that he was ending his season for “personal reasons”.

# problems - Saturday 19 July, 2014

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open

Torrential rain drenched the players as they arrived for third round action at Royal Liverpool.

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Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR

A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.

# problems - Friday 11 July, 2014

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# problems - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘France are the Spain of rugby’ – More pressure on Saint-André

Toulon’s Bernard Laporte has joined his president in questioning Les Bleus’ head coach.

# problems - Sunday 6 July, 2014

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# problems - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Leading newspaper El Pais said the ex-Real Madrid star had been eating with his family near the Bernabeu when he felt ill

# problems - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 14 unique problems of being from Ireland, according to Twitter Bread In The Freezer
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