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# tough at the top

This week
22nd January 2023 - 27th January 2023
# tough at the top
'Sometimes what's right for the team is a very difficult conversation to have'
Andy Farrell gives his thoughts on the upcoming Six Nations and a massive year for his Ireland team.
Last year
# tough at the top
'Sport is a lonely place. Only the strongest survive really'
Kellie Harrington and Ellen Keane share an insight into the very top level of sport.
All time
# Sitting pretty
Man City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to believe title race is over
‘We are eight points in front but there are 54 still to play for.’
# tough at the top
Milan giants close gap in Serie A title race as leaders Napoli slip up
Napoli threw away a two-goal lead as they played out a 2-2 draw against Sassuolo.
# tough at the top
Galway see off Mayo and Donegal edge Tipp to maintain 100% league records
The Tribeswomen and Maxi Curran’s Ulster champions are both four from four at the top.
# title race
Manchester City take over Premier League top spot with win over Everton
Liverpool still have a game in hand on Pep Guardiola’s men.
# All good
Concerned? No - Liverpool are happy and enjoying life at the top, says Milner
Reds captain James Milner reminded his team’s doubters they were still clear atop the Premier League.
# tough at the top
The motives behind that Holmes-Connelly interview and the 'very harsh' criticism of Aidan O'Shea
Conor Mortimer gives his thoughts on the recent issues surrounding the Mayo footballers.
# after the fall
What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?
Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.
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Castleknock's remarkable journey to the top of Dublin club football
The story of how a club made it from Division 10 to a senior county final in just 18 years.
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Marty to LVG: 5 managers who need a big 2016
New year, new challenges, which managers will be under the spotlight in 2016?
# tough at the top
Google employees confess all the worst things about working at Google
It isn’t all milk and honey.
# tough at the top
5 big questions facing Ireland before the Six Nations kick-off
Is it just us, or is everyone feeling the pressure?
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Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car
The German retailer is hiring 450 new faces as part of a nationwide expansion scheme.
# tough at the top
Daniel Agger: Liverpool can handle title pressure
The Danish centre half reckons the Reds can go one better than Rafa Benitez’s side in 2009.
# tough at the top
Mind your house: Fergie laughs off Vieira claims of United desperation
“Desperation? On Wednesday they played a player who refused to go on the pitch and the manager had said he would never play for them again. What is that?”