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# officials - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones
# Scrutiny
# Scrutiny

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones

Jul 29th 2021, 3:13 PM 5,419 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman opted against commenting on Rassie Erasmus’ remarkable video.

# officials - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals
# Officials
# Officials

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals

Aug 6th 2019, 5:57 PM 15,053 Views 56 Comments

Tipperary and Kilkenny go head-to-head in the senior decider on 18 August in Croke Park.

# officials - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Furious Pochettino confronts referee Mike Dean after defeat at Burnley
# Fuming
# Fuming

Furious Pochettino confronts referee Mike Dean after defeat at Burnley

Feb 23rd 2019, 3:19 PM 14,685 Views 4 Comments

The Spurs boss took exception to some of today’s officiating, including the decision to award a corner which led to Burnley’s opening goal.

# officials - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
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# Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,812 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

# officials - Sunday 7 October, 2018

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,340 Views 48 Comments

Greg Garner, the Pro14′s elite referee manager, explains their five-year plan.

# officials - Monday 1 October, 2018

Despite all the technology in the world, NFL referees continue to be terrible
# Bad Officiating
# Bad Officiating

Despite all the technology in the world, NFL referees continue to be terrible

Oct 1st 2018, 3:56 PM 9,798 Views 4 Comments

2018 is proving to be a great season except in one area, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# officials - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Ref review: How did the match officials do in Ireland's win over the Wallabies?
# Sin Bin
# Sin Bin

Ref review: How did the match officials do in Ireland's win over the Wallabies?

Jun 21st 2018, 4:30 PM 13,103 Views 10 Comments

There were three yellow cards in Melbourne and there potentially could have been more.

# officials - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?
# Penalty Count
# Penalty Count

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?

Jun 14th 2018, 4:45 PM 19,801 Views 52 Comments

Marius van der Westhuizen had some big decisions to make in Brisbane.

# officials - Friday 18 May, 2018

Ref review: Were the big calls in the Champions Cup final correct?
# Officials
# Officials

Ref review: Were the big calls in the Champions Cup final correct?

May 18th 2018, 8:06 PM 38,931 Views 35 Comments

We asked a current referee to review some of the incidents from Leinster’s narrow win over Racing.

# officials - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
# Mexico
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# Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,355 Views 23 Comments

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

# officials - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts

Oct 18th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,161 Views 0 Comments

Frank Murphy and Joy Neville are among those rewarded by the union.

# officials - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train
# Connolly Station
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# Connolly Station

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train

Apr 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,185 Views 56 Comments

“I was told, ‘Just stand there and look intelligent’. I hadn’t a clue what was going on.”

# officials - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
# Sumatra
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# Sumatra

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,301 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# officials - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
# Rio
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# Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 16,229 Views 19 Comments

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

# officials - Friday 24 July, 2015

Ex-Anglo officials hid accounts from taxman, jury told
# Closing Speeches
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# Closing Speeches

Ex-Anglo officials hid accounts from taxman, jury told

Jul 24th 2015, 1:43 PM 9,085 Views 0 Comments

Closing speeches are taking place in the trial of three former Anglo officials.

# officials - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum
# Peru
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# Peru

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

Jan 7th 2015, 12:36 PM 21,075 Views 46 Comments

The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.

# officials - Monday 6 October, 2014

Munster's Foley joins O'Connor in questioning refereeing of Leinster clash
# Officials
# Officials

Munster's Foley joins O'Connor in questioning refereeing of Leinster clash

Oct 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 20,818 Views 41 Comments

The southern province’s head coach felt BJ Botha and Damien Varley should have stayed on the pitch.

# officials - Friday 3 October, 2014

Ebola fears for 50 people who were in close contact with US patient
# High Risk
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# High Risk

Ebola fears for 50 people who were in close contact with US patient

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:15 PM 8,483 Views 17 Comments

His family have also been ordered to stay inside their apartment.

# officials - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska
# Air Defence Zone
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# Air Defence Zone

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

Sep 20th 2014, 12:13 AM 20,506 Views 64 Comments

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

# officials - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup
# Twist
# Twist

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup

Jul 9th 2014, 12:46 PM 9,305 Views 13 Comments

Employees of the organisation that administered the Heineken Cup will be parachuted in to organise the new competition.

# officials - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Police officers and rabbi among 70 arrested on child pornography charges
# New York
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# New York

Police officers and rabbi among 70 arrested on child pornography charges

May 21st 2014, 10:04 PM 15,358 Views 31 Comments

Investigators took five weeks to impound nearly 600 computers, laptops, smartphones and thumb drives containing pornographic images.

# officials - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Noonan 'assumes' officials didn't think they were under pressure to inform Shatter of Callinan letter
# Garda Tapes
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# Garda Tapes

Noonan 'assumes' officials didn't think they were under pressure to inform Shatter of Callinan letter

Mar 25th 2014, 11:07 PM 7,279 Views 50 Comments

The Minister for Finance said the government were “not happy” with the situation.

# officials - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle
# North Korea
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# North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle

Jan 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 23,912 Views 117 Comments

Kim made his first public comment on Jang Song-Thaek’s execution during his new year message.

# officials - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Ireland's John Lacey to referee Six Nations opener
# Men In The Middle
# Men In The Middle

Ireland's John Lacey to referee Six Nations opener

Dec 10th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,127 Views 19 Comments

The full list of match officials for Ireland’s 2014 Six Nations campaign has been revealed.

# officials - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Owens to ref Leinster's Heineken Cup showdown with Saints
# Officials
# Officials

Owens to ref Leinster's Heineken Cup showdown with Saints

Nov 26th 2013, 6:32 PM 2,954 Views 13 Comments

The ERC’s list of refereeing appointments for the third and fourth rounds of the European competition is out.

# officials - Sunday 26 May, 2013

This unusual building is where one town council holds its meetings…
# POTHOLES AND BURGERS
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# POTHOLES AND BURGERS

This unusual building is where one town council holds its meetings…

May 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,883 Views 13 Comments

… and it’s above a McDonalds. What other strange, but beautiful buildings around the country house our government get-togethers?

# officials - Monday 13 May, 2013

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians
# Philippines
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# Philippines

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians

May 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 4,031 Views 0 Comments

The country’s president is hoping to secure a majority in both houses of parliament so he can push through reforms in the country’s corruption-ridden system.

# officials - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation
# Black Market
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# Black Market

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation

May 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 10,342 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.

# officials - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Ferguson hits out at officials following late drama at Tottenham
# Anger
# Anger

Ferguson hits out at officials following late drama at Tottenham

Jan 20th 2013, 8:18 PM 3,621 Views 38 Comments

The Manchester United boss also said he was “relatively happy” with his team’s performance.

# officials - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash
# Fan Favourite
# Fan Favourite

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

Dec 11th 2012, 4:46 PM 7,549 Views 29 Comments

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

# officials - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Torrential downpour: England and Poland will have to play it again
# Super Soaker
# Super Soaker

Torrential downpour: England and Poland will have to play it again

Oct 16th 2012, 9:05 PM 1,839 Views 0 Comments

War… saw, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

# officials - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer
# 9/11
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# 9/11

'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer

Sep 11th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,125 Views 37 Comments

They were added to a list of World Trade Center attack-related illnesses covered by a health coverage programme. Today marks the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

# officials - Monday 9 July, 2012

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
# Customs
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# Customs

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Jul 9th 2012, 5:18 PM 3,276 Views 9 Comments

The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.

# officials - Monday 22 August, 2011

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US
# Tropical Storm
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# Tropical Storm

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:41 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.