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Padraig Harrington optimistic Ryder Cup will be played in September as planned

European captain Padraig Harrington expects this year’s Ryder Cup to go ahead as planned, despite the sporting calendar being decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. The year’s first two majors, the Masters and the US PGA Championship, have been postponed due...

Eoin Cadogan: 'You think that work and sport are hugely important, and then you’re worried about saying hello to your parents'

Cork dual player Eoin Cadogan has reiterated the message to “follow the advice of medical professionals” to get through the coronavirus pandemic, writes Michael Moynihan Eoin Cadogan:“It’s insane when you think of it, because sport is such a big part...

Niall Horan: I don’t talk about music with other One Direction members

Niall Horan has said he does not discuss music with his One Direction bandmates. The Irish singer, who has just released his second album Heartbreak Weather, said they do not talk about when they will be putting out their solo...

‘Stoned’ Seth Rogen watches Cats for the first time while self-isolating

Seth Rogen has live-tweeted his first viewing of Cats while in self-isolation. The Canadian-American actor, 37, updated his 8.3 million Twitter followers as he got “pretty stoned” and watched the big screen adaptation of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical. In...

Ger Cunningham: Social media would blow whistle on rogue trainers

Social media would quickly call to account any GAA team not strictly observing the ban on collective training, says Cork hurling coach Ger Cunningham. Cunningham is confident the GAA community is being responsible during the Covid-19 shutdown, and believes...

Golfing Union Ireland: ‘Golf is agreat sport for social distancing’

Through uncertain times and unprecedented personal restrictions, golf is proving one of the few remaining outlets for sporting participation, at the grassroots at least. While the sport’s professional tour players have been stood down, golf courses across Ireland have safely...

Colin Sheridan: Were the good times really worth the price?

Generations humbled by the grand cancellation of modern sporting life — something, we will claim that could never have been predicted, writes Colin Sheridan YOUTHFUL EXUBERANCE: Johnny Murphy, aged eight, left, and Toby Slye O’Connell, aged 11, both from Sandymount...

British horse racing to go behind closed doors until end of March

Racing in Britain is set to go behind closed doors this week, initially until the end of the month, as a result of the escalating coronavirus outbreak. The four-day Cheltenham Festival went ahead as planned last week, as did meetings...

Coronas frontman Danny O'Reilly laments 'unfortunate band name'

Irish band The Coronas revealed they have been rocked by the "surreal" coronavirus outbreak. The group lamented their "unfortunate band name" after thousands of people across the world have fallen ill with the deadly COVID-19. Frontman Danny...

Three travel startups tell us how they’re responding to the coronavirus crisis

With the globalized world going into partial or complete lock down over the Covid-19 pandemic, startups in the travel sector are facing a huge stress test and immediate disruption to business as usual as public health concern spirals and...
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Infantino against Conmebol: "No party is worth a life"

This was said on Thursday by the President of FIFA, the Swiss Gianni Infantino, as a preamble to the...
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Zoom will solve the problems caused by the increase in users

The application was born as a virtual meeting service for companies, but the current situation of confinement and its widespread use presents challenges for...

In cash and on foot of the plane: this is how French mask orders are 'stolen'

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"Peak and sex": Separating the exits of men and women gains followers in the fight against the coronavirus

To further contain the spread of the outbreak, the governments of Panama and Peru have opted for an unprecedented solution: segregate people by gender...

Coronavirus leaves 10 million Americans out of work

Coronavirus leaves 10 million Americans out of work <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1585860710.jpg" alt="Closed businesses in New York."> Closed businesses in New...