# Pressure

All time
# new boss
IRFU expect Farrell to bring clear vision in 'challenging' 2020 Six Nations
The Englishman will gather his squad for the first time just before Christmas.
# Pressure
‘Solskjaer can’t drop points every game and finish 10th’ – Scholes
The Old Trafford legend hopes to see a former team-mate given time, but admits that major changes to an underperforming squad are required.
# uk election
It'll be a head-to-head between the DUP and SF as the SDLP stands aside in Belfast North
Sinn Féin announced that it would not contest three constituencies in Northern Ireland.
# Pressure
Arsenal to offer Xhaka counselling after fan feud - reports
The midfielder cupped his ears and gesticulated to towards Arsenal fans who booed him.
Ireland v Russia, Rugby World Cup
Ireland are out to bounce back from the humbling loss to Japan and we’re going minute-by-minute.
# Pressure
'Grave concerns' as president and council of national GP group resign
There had been “serious issues of internal governance” at the National Association of General Practitioners, a statement said.
# Pressure
Ruth Coppinger calls on FAI Board to step down in wake of Oireachtas Committee frustration
She referred to John Delaney’s decision not to engage with all questioning as turning the meeting into ‘Hamlet without the Prince.’
# Mind Games
Hunters? Hunted? Schmidt's Ireland not interested in Hansen's perception
Joe Schmidt and his coaches have had some ‘very tough’ selection meetings ahead of the France game.
# Pressure
Bayern Munich set for match they are 'not allowed to lose'
Senior players Thomas Mueller, Mats Hummels, Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery are thought to be unhappy with Niko Kovac.
# Pressure
'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten
The Taoiseach believes Breen’s involvement is not a resigning matter.
# Pressure
Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss
The Wallabies have lost four of five games and eight of their past 10 Tests but boss Michael Cheika is digging in.
# Pressure
Former Munster coach 'Rassie' Erasmus says job on the line against All Blacks
South Africa head into Saturday’s match on the back of losses to Australia and Argentina.
# Pressure
Mourinho: Man United making too many mistakes
The Red Devils have made an inconsistent start to the 2018-19 campaign, with their manager demanding an improvement against Tottenham on Monday.
# back off
Bailly: Neville criticism is damaging Man Utd's young players
The Ivory Coast international was singled out for his performance in the Red Devils’ defeat to Brighton but has hit back ahead of taking on Tottenham.
# Pressure
Klopp: Liverpool have to start winning trophies
Jurgen Klopp is aware of expectations surrounding Liverpool following the big-money arrivals of Alisson, Naby Keita and Fabinho.
# starting today
Irish Water hopes new restrictions in Dublin will help avoid 'widespread outages in autumn'
Pressure will be dropped in 34 areas from 10pm tonight.
# Pressure
'Don't blame Messi', pleads Argentina boss
The beaten 2014 finalists go into Thursday’s crucial Group D clash desperate for three points.
# Pressure
'We probably won't get home until 2.30 in the morning. And all our lads work'
Bray’s caretaker boss Graham Kelly on his side’s improvement in form and the challenges of being a part-time club.
# Irish Water
Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow
The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.
# Irish Water
Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply
Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.
# barry mcelduff
Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility
The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre said the video was like “a punch to the stomach”.
# Pressure
Tetchy Mark Hughes storms out of press conference
The Welsh boss remains confident he can turn things around at the struggling Premier League club.
# Under fire
Pressure mounts on Mark Hughes as Stoke slip up again
Meanwhile, Leicester earned a convincing 3-0 victory at home to Huddersfield.
Trump to release medical records after questions over his health arise
Trump appeared to struggle with some words during a live statement at the White House on Wednesday.
# famous parents
Will Smith's daughter Willow has given a revealing interview saying growing up famous is 'terrible'
“You can’t change your parents”
# Testing times
How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints
It’s detailed in a report from the Policing Authority.
# Pressure
'When I think we can't be successful, I'll go': Jurgen Klopp discusses Liverpool future
The Liverpool boss still believes his side have the ability to compete with the very best.
# Mental Health
Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren
The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.
# back to school burden
Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books
“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.
# Irish Water
Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired
Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.
# Test Week
'They'll be under big pressure to live up to what happened 12 years ago'
There’s a game to come on Tuesday in Hamilton but this is very much Test week for the Lions.
# getting close
With first Test looming, Henshaw and the Dunedin crew must stand out
Warren Gatland will send out the majority of his first Test team on Saturday against the Māori All Blacks.
# Chaos
Lions training gets 'heated' as Gatland's men come under Kiwi pressure
Tomorrow’s meeting with the Blues is bordering on must-win territory.
# Under Pressure
Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him
It did not.
# Worry
Tyler Bleyendaal emerges as a doubt for Munster's Pro12 semi-final
Meanwhile, Rassie Erasmus paid tribute to his backroom staff after winning Pro12 coach of the season.
# Pressure
'It's never too late to do the right thing': Children's hospital controversy rumbles on
There is still large opposition to the new hospital being built at the St James’s site in the city centre.
Political turmoil over the Maurice McCabe whistleblowing smears
Pressure is increasing on government ministers and Tusla over who knew what about the Maurice McCabe story.
# australian open
Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?
The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.
# mental skills
Here's how to deal with the negative thoughts brought on by pressure
Mental skills coach Jason Brennan returns to look at internally produced psychological pressure.
# mental skills
Pressure isn't just for tyres, but it needs to be fit for purpose in sports
Mental skills coach Jason Brennan begins a series of columns with part one of an examination of pressure.