Five things we learned from the opening weekend of the Airtricity League of Ireland

  Clubs and pundits are unhappy with the restructuring of the league.  'Players and managers get sick of playing the same team' – Brian Kerr on the restructuring of the SSE Airtricity League #SoccerRepublic pic.twitter.com/7Y9lEOKXXZ — RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) February 27, 2017 In late December, the FAI announced plans for the restructuring of the League of Ireland….

War Dogs: Jonah Hill steals the show

Jonah Hill may well be one of the most underrated actors out there right now. His performance in ‘War Dogs’ although initially worried, stood out head and shoulders above everyone, with plenty of swagger and bad ass attitude. Looking extra heavy in the role, Hill, who plays Efraim Diveroli, reunites with his high school best…

McGregor Makes UFC History

Conor McGregor defeated Eddie Alvarez in their UFC lightweight bout in Madison Square Garden to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously. McGregor, who was the featherweight champion coming into the fight, floored Alvarez three times in the opening round. Alvarez barely connected with a blow in the first round. Alvarez…

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Formula One Live Blog

Hello and welcome to the last race of the season of Formula One at the fabulous Abu Dhabi track. We should be in for an exciting race as it has come down to the wire between the championship leader – Nico Rosberg and reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton. Abu Dhabi Qualifying timesheet Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1:38.755…

“We knew the job was not easy and we try to change things.”

Having been a manager for 15 years with six different clubs and the same assistant, I analyse what is going wrong for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. “Getting draws but deserving victories so our opponents are leaving the stadium super-happy with draws they don’t deserve.” “My last league title was 18 months ago – not…

The Hustle and Bustle of London

Time flies they say, as it was hard to believe that it was exactly a year ago since I last visited London- (The last time was the weekend of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final). The feeling is always the same as I arrive at my tube station – ‘This city is for me’. It…