# Endgame

This year
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NI Protocol: Von der Leyen to visit Sunak tomorrow to discuss 'complex challenges'
A new system for custom checks may be adopted as negotiations on the Northern Ireland Protocol appear to be near a resolution.
Last year
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Worcester Warriors suspended from all competitions after failing to meet RFU deadline
Crisis-hit club have debts of over €27.7m (£25m).
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Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning
Time appears to be running out for Boris Johnson.
# lifting restrictions
Goodbye to the new normal, but is everyone ready to go back to the old normal?
The government announced an easing of restrictions yesterday.
Pete Lunn of the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit says it may take time for society to return to old habits.
An increasing number of people were ready to return to reality before the government's announcement, Rónán Duffy writes.
Government confirms plan to lift almost all pandemic restrictions
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that “today is a good day”.
All time
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'Unfortunately, Connacht just made the wrong decision in this case'
The final scrum offered Andy Friend’s men a 15v13 chance to win late on against Munster.
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Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states
The protesters, some of them armed, gathered overnight in the wake of the president’s baseless claims of election fraud.
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Brexit: EU and UK to kickstart 'intensive' talks on trade deal with deadline looming
The key issues of contention remain fishing rights, the governance of any deal and the “level playing field” aimed at preventing unfair competition.
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Some compromise on the cards ahead of crucial FAI vote on bailout deal
A virtual vote to effectively rescue the FAI from insolvency will go ahead next Monday.
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UK police get insight into Kinahan cartel's Liam Byrne following encrypted server hack
Liam Byrne has been living in Birmingham since 2018.
# we go again
Election count day 2: What can we expect today?
The story of Friday’s election is still being written.
# Spoiler Alert
People have been tearing their hair out over spoilers in recent weeks... but why?
How has the fear of spoilers changed the way productions are made and how we view them?
# avengers
Avengers: Endgame smashes Irish records with €4.46 million opening weekend
The film has become the biggest opening weekend box office hit in 44 countries.
# avengers
Avengers: Endgame obliterates records with $1.2 billion opening
The Avengers finale far exceeded even its own expectations, according to studio estimates today.
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Gatland hopes Wales learn from Irish model as he prepares for final Six Nations
The Grand Slam-winning coach hopes to coach Super Rugby in New Zealand in the future.
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May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.
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Analysis: How Leinster dug out the win in a compelling final five minutes
The Champions Cup final came down to the very death in Bilbao but Leinster found a way.
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Nothing on the line for Munster, but Ulster staging late bid to join them in Thomond Park playoff
Jono Gibbes’ side have found form just as their season seemed to be fizzling out.
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Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants
A number of men have contracts on their heads.
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Naoupu on the bench as Ireland aim for seventh on final day of World Cup action
Head coach Tom Tierney has made four changes, two enforced by concussion injuries.
# christy kinahan snr
Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel
A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.
# Plot thickens
Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris
Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.
# the final
The Apprentice ended last night and things were seriously tense
Life changing spoilers within.
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Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?
The Russian President doesn’t want to get bogged down in an un-winnable civil war.
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'I accept the verdict of the people."- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered
The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.
# Stade de Dreams
Ireland overcome their Parisian hurdle to kick-start something special
Despite a powerful start from the French, Joe Schmidt’s men rode out the storm at the Stade de France.
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Google avoids major fine by striking deal with EU regulators
If the deal isn’t approved, Google could risk being fined up to $5 billion, or ten per cent of its annual worldwide turnover, by the EU.
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After 272 days, Lagan Brick dispute is resolved
The 25 former employees had been fighting since last December to receive redundancy payments.
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Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye
Brace yourselves, the Games are almost over, but first…
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Quittin' time: Val Andrews resigns as Cavan manager
Cavan county board says that Andrews took the decision in the best interests of the team.
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Premier League preview: City, Wolves and Wigan look to buck the trend
There are four games in the Premier league tonight with plenty at stake at both ends of the table.
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Opinion: England have come full circle
12 months on from an ambush in the Aviva, will England be wary of falling into the same old trap against Irish ‘underdogs’?
# Libya
Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall
Reports in Tripoli say some districts are being taken into rebel hands, as they ready themselves for eventual victory.
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NFL, players have agreed to deal
Football! There’s an end is in sight to the NFL’s lockout.
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Bin Laden death draws reaction from sports world
Rory tweets and US stadiums are draped in the flag since the news was announced last weekend.