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#preparation

# preparation - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Obviously, it's very disruptive but we just have to get on with it'
# Preparation
# Preparation

'Obviously, it's very disruptive but we just have to get on with it'

Oct 13th 2020, 6:29 PM 6,273 Views 4 Comments

Enda Stevens admits the Irish camp’s Covid-19 drama has caused difficulty.

# preparation - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'Your country needs you': Harris launches massive recruitment drive for doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff
# Crisis Mode
From TheJournal.ie
# Crisis Mode

'Your country needs you': Harris launches massive recruitment drive for doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff

Updated Mar 17th 2020, 2:35 PM 256,735 Views 288 Comments

The number of cases of Covid-19 could hit 15,000 within the next few weeks, according to the government.

# preparation - Monday 11 November, 2019

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'
# Eye Opening
# Eye Opening

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'

Nov 11th 2019, 1:04 PM 4,892 Views 0 Comments

Disappointment at the death against Wales yesterday but plenty of positives from camp, says the head coach.

# preparation - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua makes 'drastic' changes for Ruiz rematch
# Preparation
# Preparation

Anthony Joshua makes 'drastic' changes for Ruiz rematch

Sep 5th 2019, 10:44 PM 11,415 Views 4 Comments

The dethroned champion says the magnitude of the loss has forced him to evaluate every aspect of his life.

# preparation - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa
# Preparation
# Preparation

Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa

Jul 27th 2019, 12:51 PM 5,486 Views 2 Comments

Both teams are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament in Japan.

# preparation - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

'Limerick in-house matches just as competitive as an All-Ireland quarter final' - Gillane
# Preparation
# Preparation

'Limerick in-house matches just as competitive as an All-Ireland quarter final' - Gillane

Jul 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,893 Views 3 Comments

The star forward has no concerns about missing out on an extra game in this year’s championship.

# preparation - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Irish Defence Forces suffer friendly loss as Military Games preparation continues
# Beaten
# Beaten

Irish Defence Forces suffer friendly loss as Military Games preparation continues

May 8th 2019, 7:38 PM 8,249 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green were beaten 2-1 by the UK Armed Forces.

# preparation - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Tiger sets 4am alarm with Masters glory up for grabs
# Preparation
# Preparation

Tiger sets 4am alarm with Masters glory up for grabs

Apr 14th 2019, 11:11 AM 10,658 Views 5 Comments

The threat of inclement weather meant the US star was keen to get up bright and early on Sunday.

# preparation - Friday 29 March, 2019

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy
# Drafted In
# Drafted In

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy

Mar 29th 2019, 2:32 PM 3,398 Views 2 Comments

Colin Bell has named his side for next month’s international friendly in Reggio Emilia.

# preparation - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit
# Deal Or No Deal
From TheJournal.ie
# Deal Or No Deal

Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit

Jan 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,057 Views 17 Comments

Revenue has scaled up its Customs IT systems to handle the increased transaction levels.

# preparation - Monday 12 November, 2018

'If James had been in top form then maybe things wouldn’t quite go the way they have'
# Preparation
# Preparation

'If James had been in top form then maybe things wouldn’t quite go the way they have'

Nov 12th 2018, 4:16 PM 9,143 Views 6 Comments

Stoke boss Gary Rowett is unsure whether the club’s fans will continue to support McClean, while Martin O’Neill has said he will talk with the player.

# preparation - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'
# Follow Fitness
# Follow Fitness

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'

Jun 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,016 Views 0 Comments

In his latest column for The42, Jonny Holland discusses pre-match meals.

# preparation - Saturday 19 May, 2018

David Silva to train with Spanish third-tier side ahead of World Cup
# Preparation
# Preparation

David Silva to train with Spanish third-tier side ahead of World Cup

May 19th 2018, 12:15 AM 12,294 Views 2 Comments

In a bid to regain match fitness ahead of the World Cup, David Silva is set to train with Spanish minnows Navalcarnero.

# preparation - Monday 19 March, 2018

McIlroy: Bay Hill victory is a huge confidence boost for Masters
# Preparation
# Preparation

McIlroy: Bay Hill victory is a huge confidence boost for Masters

Mar 19th 2018, 10:09 AM 7,813 Views 16 Comments

McIlroy’s win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was his first PGA victory since September 2016.

# preparation - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark
# Woe
# Woe

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark

Nov 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,841 Views 10 Comments

The Boys in Green’s World Cup dream died in humiliating fashion at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.

# preparation - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'
# Gats
# Gats

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'

Jun 3rd 2017, 2:00 PM 7,504 Views 8 Comments

Warren Gatland was unhappy with how his players travelled to Whangarei yesterday.

# preparation - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Louth experiencing a number of hiccups in the build up to their Leinster opener on Sunday
# Preparation
# Preparation

Louth experiencing a number of hiccups in the build up to their Leinster opener on Sunday

May 18th 2017, 12:15 PM 4,968 Views 1 Comment

Louth manager Colin Kelly wrote to the county board last week to express concern over aspects of the team’s set-up.

# preparation - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France
# Preparation
# Preparation

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France

Jul 20th 2016, 10:55 AM 10,687 Views 9 Comments

Chris Froome doesn’t look to have any serious rivals with two weeks of racing done

# preparation - Saturday 4 June, 2016

We don't know if there will be a Brexit, but the government is getting ready
# Prep Work
From TheJournal.ie
# Prep Work

We don't know if there will be a Brexit, but the government is getting ready

Jun 4th 2016, 6:45 AM 11,188 Views 103 Comments

Revenue is investigating what would be the reality on the ground — in terms of border control checkpoints, customs officers and costings.

# preparation - Monday 28 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest ahead of Masters
# Preparation
# Preparation

Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest ahead of Masters

Mar 28th 2016, 11:55 PM 7,364 Views 5 Comments

The four-time major winner will be making his eighth straight appearance at the main event.

# preparation - Saturday 6 June, 2015

5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event

Jun 6th 2015, 10:25 PM 6,607 Views 1 Comment

Here are the big, big mistakes you’re making.

# preparation - Friday 21 November, 2014

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health
# The Drink
From TheJournal.ie
# The Drink

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health

Nov 21st 2014, 4:31 PM 11,655 Views 19 Comments

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

# preparation - Friday 24 October, 2014

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'
# Public Health Emergency
From TheJournal.ie
# Public Health Emergency

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'

Oct 24th 2014, 7:22 PM 8,610 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.

# preparation - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
# JC RESULTS
From TheJournal.ie
# JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

Sep 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 6,385 Views 38 Comments

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# preparation - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I don’t think we’re that sentimental a bunch' - Leo Cullen ahead of Pro 12 final
# Preparation
# Preparation

'I don’t think we’re that sentimental a bunch' - Leo Cullen ahead of Pro 12 final

May 30th 2014, 6:35 PM 3,476 Views 1 Comment

Matt O’Connor is happy to have the ‘continuity’ of Jimmy Gopperth at 10, with ‘class’ to spring from the bench.

# preparation - Sunday 23 February, 2014

What alerts systems are available for your smartphone?
# Preparation
From TheJournal.ie
# Preparation

What alerts systems are available for your smartphone?

Feb 23rd 2014, 9:15 AM 23,316 Views 28 Comments

In case the next storm arrives sooner than we expect, just how many services are out there that will send alerts and updates straight to our smartphone?

# preparation - Friday 7 February, 2014

Schmidt has struggled to find weaknesses amidst Welsh strengths
# Tactics
# Tactics

Schmidt has struggled to find weaknesses amidst Welsh strengths

Feb 7th 2014, 8:40 AM 5,772 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s head coach has pinpointed discipline and dealing with Wales’ kicking game as essential in Dublin tomorrow.

# preparation - Sunday 5 January, 2014

How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier
# Snooze Button
From TheJournal.ie
# Snooze Button

How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier

Jan 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 67,666 Views 80 Comments

It’s mostly about the prep.

# preparation - Monday 9 September, 2013

Assessing the opposition: Here's everything you need to know about Austria
# Preparation
# Preparation

Assessing the opposition: Here's everything you need to know about Austria

Sep 9th 2013, 1:20 PM 1,990 Views 4 Comments

Introducing the team who could definitively end Ireland’s World Cup hopes.

# preparation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Dunne can play two matches in four days, but we have plenty of options - Tardelli
# Preparation
# Preparation

Dunne can play two matches in four days, but we have plenty of options - Tardelli

Sep 4th 2013, 3:17 PM 4,554 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Marc Wilson and David Forde both took full part in training today.

# preparation - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Further details of 'Croke Park Classic' confirmed
# Preparation
# Preparation

Further details of 'Croke Park Classic' confirmed

Jul 14th 2013, 1:32 PM 4,451 Views 0 Comments

A limited number of tickets for the game have already been made available.

# preparation - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

In pictures: Warren Gatland's Lions squad are put through their paces
# Preparation
# Preparation

In pictures: Warren Gatland's Lions squad are put through their paces

May 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 20,100 Views 17 Comments

Paul O’Connell and Conor Murray were among those who took part in what looked an intense session at the gym.

# preparation - Thursday 4 April, 2013

McIlroy fine-tunes game ahead of Masters
# Preparation
# Preparation

McIlroy fine-tunes game ahead of Masters

Apr 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 811 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irish golfer heads a strong international field in the Texas Open

# preparation - Friday 30 November, 2012

Retired judge Otton to lead UCI's Armstrong probe
# Preparation
# Preparation

Retired judge Otton to lead UCI's Armstrong probe

Nov 30th 2012, 1:54 PM 475 Views 1 Comment

Pat McQuaid has said he will “listen to and act on the commission’s recommendations”.

# preparation - Saturday 22 September, 2012

O'Neill has Mayo set for final test
# Interview
# Interview

O'Neill has Mayo set for final test

Sep 22nd 2012, 11:01 AM 4,082 Views 7 Comments

He was involved with Tipperary when they won the All-Ireland hurling title in 2010 and now aims to achieve that feat in Gaelic football with Mayo tomorrow. Cian O’Neill spoke to TheScore.ie.

# preparation - Friday 20 July, 2012

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard
# Masterclass
# Masterclass

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard

Jul 20th 2012, 10:29 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Sandro and Neymar helped Brazil secure a 2-0 victory this evening.

# preparation - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Slideshow: the best pics from Ireland's first pre-Euros training session
# Preparation
# Preparation

Slideshow: the best pics from Ireland's first pre-Euros training session

May 17th 2012, 8:26 PM 4,492 Views 6 Comments

A number of the Ireland Euro 2012 squad turned out for the first time in Malahide today.

# preparation - Friday 20 April, 2012

Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits
# Preparation
# Preparation

Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits

Apr 20th 2012, 6:18 PM 532 Views 0 Comments

8,000 torchbearers will participate in the Olympic torch relay, which takes place over 70 days.

# preparation - Friday 6 April, 2012

50-year-old Dennis Rodman announces his return to basketball... in Bulgaria
# Comeback
# Comeback

50-year-old Dennis Rodman announces his return to basketball... in Bulgaria

Apr 6th 2012, 8:10 PM 684 Views 0 Comments

The star will be lecturing the country’s youngsters on his psychological preparation before matches.