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#Goal!

# goal - Friday 26 March, 2021

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
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# Ethiopia

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia

Mar 26th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,231 Views 6 Comments

The Ethiopian man was killed on Wednesday.

# goal - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'
# AIM
# AIM

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:53 PM 4,951 Views 1 Comment

After a fantastic season, Nadia Power feels there is plenty more work to be done.

# goal - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Man United 'must do better' despite ending home drought
# Target
# Target

Man United 'must do better' despite ending home drought

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:01 AM 6,968 Views 9 Comments

Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he thought the Baggies’ penalty should have stood.

# goal - Friday 13 November, 2020

'It's a big carrot that we can be the first Irish team ever to qualify for the U21s'
# Ambition
# Ambition

'It's a big carrot that we can be the first Irish team ever to qualify for the U21s'

Nov 13th 2020, 11:00 PM 6,985 Views 1 Comment

Zack Elbouzedi is hoping to help inspire wins over Iceland and Luxembourg, which should be enough to see Ireland reach the Euros.

# goal - Monday 27 July, 2020

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style
# Finish On A High
# Finish On A High

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style

Jul 27th 2020, 9:57 AM 10,067 Views 3 Comments

‘It will help me a lot going into the new season. It would have been tough not to have scored since the Tottenham game so I’m delighted.’

# goal - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

'The goalkeeper was in the Holte End and eight rows back. Everyone knew it, saw it and felt it'
# Back Of The Net
# Back Of The Net

'The goalkeeper was in the Holte End and eight rows back. Everyone knew it, saw it and felt it'

Jun 17th 2020, 10:32 PM 8,106 Views 6 Comments

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder fumed after today’s game.

# goal - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

GOAL: We hope to learn lessons from the west when tackling any African Covid-19 outbreak
# Opinion
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# Opinion

GOAL: We hope to learn lessons from the west when tackling any African Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 7th 2020, 7:00 PM 12,158 Views 3 Comments

Dr Enida Friel of GOAL says Covid-19 will not be beaten until it’s beaten by all countries.

# goal - Saturday 5 October, 2019

19-year-old Galway striker Aaron Connolly scores twice on first Premier League start
# Back Of The Net
# Back Of The Net

19-year-old Galway striker Aaron Connolly scores twice on first Premier League start

Oct 5th 2019, 1:13 PM 61,743 Views 52 Comments

The Ireland U21 striker was named man-of-the-match at the AMEX on Saturday.

# goal - Friday 16 August, 2019

The Irish team aiming to end their two-year wait for a league win
# Feature
# Feature

The Irish team aiming to end their two-year wait for a league win

Aug 16th 2019, 8:46 AM 21,377 Views 4 Comments

Kilkenny United chairman Shane Murray is optimistic about the club’s future in spite of a disappointing season.

# goal - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

This audacious goal scored by a Laois minor is one to be watched over and over
# Pure Skill
# Pure Skill

This audacious goal scored by a Laois minor is one to be watched over and over

May 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 28,128 Views 20 Comments

Take a bow, James Duggan.

# goal - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages
# Voices
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# Voices

Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages

May 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 37,367 Views 4 Comments

It is hard to describe the utter devastation of the worst natural disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere, writes Gabriella Pandini.

# goal - Monday 25 March, 2019

This team goal from All-Ireland champs Limerick yesterday was a thing of beauty
# Slick Move
# Slick Move

This team goal from All-Ireland champs Limerick yesterday was a thing of beauty

Mar 25th 2019, 12:04 PM 6,153 Views 14 Comments

A fantastic move was finished by Séamus Flanagan at Nowlan Park.

# goal - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Fan-favourite Forrester bags first goal since returning to St Patrick's Athletic
# He's Back
# He's Back

Fan-favourite Forrester bags first goal since returning to St Patrick's Athletic

Feb 19th 2019, 12:23 PM 4,956 Views 2 Comments

The midfielder was on target as the Saints saw off Wexford in the Leinster Senior Cup last night.

# goal - Friday 14 December, 2018

Ireland's David McGoldrick opened the scoring for Sheffield United tonight with this tidy finish
# Clinical
# Clinical

Ireland's David McGoldrick opened the scoring for Sheffield United tonight with this tidy finish

Dec 14th 2018, 10:20 PM 6,249 Views 7 Comments

West Brom came from behind to win at Bramall Lane this evening.

# goal - Monday 10 December, 2018

Dummy solos, both feet, what a finish - we'll never tire of watching this incredible goal
# Magic
# Magic

Dummy solos, both feet, what a finish - we'll never tire of watching this incredible goal

Dec 10th 2018, 4:05 PM 16,226 Views 4 Comments

Her side lost out in the All-Ireland junior club final yesterday, but Tourlestrane’s Katie Walsh had a moment of magic.

# goal - Monday 1 October, 2018

Van Persie scores stunning late winner before being sent off four minutes later
# Late Drama
# Late Drama

Van Persie scores stunning late winner before being sent off four minutes later

Oct 1st 2018, 12:23 PM 7,757 Views 0 Comments

The Feyenoord captain was busy in the latter stages of yesterday’s game against Vitesse Arnhem.

# goal - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Kane awarded contentious goal against Stoke, but Mo Salah isn't having it
# Race Is On
# Race Is On

Kane awarded contentious goal against Stoke, but Mo Salah isn't having it

Apr 11th 2018, 5:41 PM 16,911 Views 38 Comments

The Spurs striker successfully appealed the decision.

# goal - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'We should examine ourselves before we jump to mock Trump and his reaction to Syria'
# Voices
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# Voices

'We should examine ourselves before we jump to mock Trump and his reaction to Syria'

Jan 14th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,996 Views 97 Comments

There is no moral outrage.Perhaps we should remind people of their own children and grandchildren?, writes Derek O’Rourke.

# goal - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Winning combination! Ward and Hendrick combine to score winner for Burnley
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

Winning combination! Ward and Hendrick combine to score winner for Burnley

Oct 1st 2017, 3:11 PM 8,982 Views 3 Comments

It was Jeff Hendrick’s first Premier League goal of the season.

# goal - Saturday 9 September, 2017

On fire! Sean Maguire just scored his first Championship goal for Preston
# Seánie
# Seánie

On fire! Sean Maguire just scored his first Championship goal for Preston

Sep 9th 2017, 4:00 PM 11,018 Views 38 Comments

The striker has earned plaudits since moving to the Championship during the summer as he continues to wait for a first international appearance for Ireland.

# goal - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone
# Freetown
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# Freetown

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

Aug 17th 2017, 6:01 PM 7,942 Views 3 Comments

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

# goal - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Irish striker Sheridan continues fine goalscoring form for Polish table-toppers
# On The Scoresheet
# On The Scoresheet

Irish striker Sheridan continues fine goalscoring form for Polish table-toppers

May 14th 2017, 12:10 PM 11,177 Views 3 Comments

Cillian Sheridan now has six goals and four assists in his first 10 games for Jagiellonia Bialystok.

# goal - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud
# USAid
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# USAid

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

Apr 13th 2017, 7:37 AM 6,530 Views 4 Comments

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

# goal - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

The most acrobatic goal ever? The United Soccer League threw up a cracker last night
# Woah
# Woah

The most acrobatic goal ever? The United Soccer League threw up a cracker last night

Apr 12th 2017, 1:29 PM 8,915 Views 19 Comments

Woah! A flip throw-in AND a bicycle kick goal.

# goal - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations
# Good News
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# Good News

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations

Feb 14th 2017, 7:04 PM 8,408 Views 14 Comments

If the merger goes ahead the new global development agency named Oxfam Goal will be based in Ireland

# goal - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies
# Job Losses
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# Job Losses

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

Jan 5th 2017, 10:50 AM 17,471 Views 38 Comments

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

# goal - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities
# Foreign Aid
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# Foreign Aid

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities

Dec 13th 2016, 7:45 PM 7,595 Views 18 Comments

Money had been withheld while the charity’s operations in Turkey and Syria were investigated.

# goal - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation
# Charity
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# Charity

Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation

Oct 18th 2016, 10:48 AM 10,014 Views 0 Comments

The cloud over the charity darkened last week as it closed its US office and laid off 10 staff.

# goal - Sunday 16 October, 2016

This stunning goal from a free lit up a Mayo club championship game yesterday
# Pick It Out
# Pick It Out

This stunning goal from a free lit up a Mayo club championship game yesterday

Oct 16th 2016, 12:25 PM 10,680 Views 3 Comments

Belmullet player Shane Nallen raised the green flag with this superb strike.

# goal - Friday 14 October, 2016

Goal has closed down its US office and made 10 staff redundant
# Syria
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# Syria

Goal has closed down its US office and made 10 staff redundant

Oct 14th 2016, 8:38 AM 12,718 Views 0 Comments

The aid agency, Ireland’s largest in the field, has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that it is terminating the contracts of 10 employees at Goal USA.

# goal - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Barry Andrews has resigned as head of Goal over US Government inquiry
# Syria
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# Syria

Barry Andrews has resigned as head of Goal over US Government inquiry

Oct 13th 2016, 8:17 AM 19,284 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is in contact with the Irish charity’s board.

# goal - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'On a train with no wifi for 3 days with 2 Chinese people' - Jack McCaffrey's different summer
# Abroad In Africa
# Abroad In Africa

'On a train with no wifi for 3 days with 2 Chinese people' - Jack McCaffrey's different summer

Sep 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,293 Views 17 Comments

The 2015 Footballer of the Year will watch on tomorrow after spending time travelling this year.

# goal - Monday 8 August, 2016

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues
# Foreign Aid
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# Foreign Aid

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues

Aug 8th 2016, 2:01 PM 11,419 Views 0 Comments

Two members of Goal’s Turkey staff have already been sacked in the aftermath of the scandal.

# goal - Thursday 23 June, 2016

There's one man on the front of every newspaper today
# Italian Rob
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# Italian Rob

There's one man on the front of every newspaper today

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:07 AM 36,756 Views 61 Comments

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady briefly had a new middle name.

# goal - Friday 13 May, 2016

Goal sacks Turkish staff following investigation into financial malpractice
# Own Goal
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# Own Goal

Goal sacks Turkish staff following investigation into financial malpractice

May 13th 2016, 10:57 AM 10,989 Views 0 Comments

The charity has had funding in the region cut by USAid in the wake of the investigation.

# goal - Friday 29 April, 2016

The 5 at 5: Friday
# 5 At 5
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# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Apr 29th 2016, 4:54 PM 7,833 Views 2 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Irish charity GOAL under US investigation for alleged mismanagement in Syria
# Foreign Aid
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# Foreign Aid

Irish charity GOAL under US investigation for alleged mismanagement in Syria

Apr 29th 2016, 1:10 PM 54,139 Views 0 Comments

The USAID agency has put some of its funding for GOAL on hold, pending the probe.

# goal - Friday 15 April, 2016

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Apr 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 128 Views 32 Comments

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

# goal - Monday 14 March, 2016

Would you have survived? This smoking 'rocket' stopped people in their tracks in Dublin today
# Point Of Impact
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# Point Of Impact

Would you have survived? This smoking 'rocket' stopped people in their tracks in Dublin today

Mar 14th 2016, 12:23 PM 48,955 Views 69 Comments

The head of GOAL hopes the installation might “start conversations” about Syria.

# goal - Monday 22 February, 2016

Just how offside was Juan Mata's offside goal against Shrewsbury?
# Interference
# Interference

Just how offside was Juan Mata's offside goal against Shrewsbury?

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:29 PM 11,993 Views 8 Comments

Time to get the salt cellars out again…

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