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#Closer Look

# closer-look - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'We have this intrinsic idea of masculinity. Talking about mental well-being or sexuality is stigmatised'

Dublin star Nicole Owens delves deeper into her story, and explores how and why the GAA is a heteronormative environment for men but being openly gay is accepted in the women’s game.

# closer-look - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper

Kevin Foley has assumed the key position in defence this season.

# closer-look - Monday 4 March, 2019

Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack

The former AFL player scored four points against Monaghan to continue his strong start to the season.

# closer-look - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Tax authorities investigate payments from Barca to Messi's foundation

They’re suspicious that payments from the club may have been used to help the player evade taxes

# closer-look - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'I won't be watching the All-Ireland final, I'll be golfing or something' - Davy Fitzgerald

The Clare boss opened up in a season-long radio documentary by RTÉ.

# closer-look - Monday 6 June, 2016

FAI orders review of Athlone Town after club's failure to fulfil fixture

Players refused to travel to Waterford on Friday night due to a dispute over expenses.

# closer-look - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Sport Ireland vows to work with Government to regulate MMA in Ireland

The governing body of Irish sport also added that it will not be conducting an investigation into the death of Joao Carvalho.

# closer-look - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'Top class', 'compelling', 'what a club' - praise pours in for Crossmaglen Rangers TV documentary

The documentary was broadcast last night on BBC Northern Ireland.

# closer-look - Monday 14 March, 2016

A closer look: Mayo pain and scaling the Irish music charts, life at Castlebar Mitchels is never dull The Toughest This post contains videos

A closer look: Mayo pain and scaling the Irish music charts, life at Castlebar Mitchels is never dull

Publican and club stalwart Mick Byrne knows better than to get his hopes up too high ahead of an All-Ireland final.

# closer-look - Sunday 13 March, 2016

A closer look: Ballyboden St Enda's has heart and soul to match 'superclub' status

The Dublin and Leinster champions will be hosting plenty of visitors from Mayo this week.

# closer-look - Friday 12 June, 2015

Analysis: Can Galway's underage rise finally see them match up to Mayo at senior level?

Huge Connacht clash on Sunday, we take a closer look at the teams involved.

# closer-look - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Analysis: What does Donnchadh Walsh bring to Kerry and where will Paul Galvin fit in?

Kerry open their Munster championship campaign against Tipperary next Sunday.

# closer-look - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Analysis: How Mayo handled O'Donoghue in the draw and what they'll do for Kerry replay

Kerry’s danger man hit 1-3 last Sunday and will have a key role in Saturday’s replay.