Thomas Tuchel urges fans to ‘show respect’ after Antonio Rudiger hit by lighter

Thomas Tuchel has urged football fans to curb their risky behaviour to protect the English game’s “unique atmosphere”. ntonio Rudiger was struck by a lighter thrown from the away supporters as Chelsea toppled Tottenham 2-0 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Hakim Ziyech’s wonder strike and Thiago Silva’s header handed Chelsea their … Read more

Ibanez: ‘Ireland beat New Zealand a week before we did – they are in a position to win’

FRANCE MANAGER AND former captain Raphael Ibanez has talked up Ireland’s prospects of landing another Six Nations title. While France have their own ambitions of claiming a first Six Nations since 2010, Ibanez was keen to include Ireland, Scotland and England on the shortlist of potential winners. “Two years ago, they (UK pundits) thought that … Read more

Ireland’s pandemic response must be subject to public inquiry, McDonald |

Ireland’s handling of the Covid pandemic must be examined by a public inquiry, Mary Lou McDonald has said. The Sinn Fein President was commenting on reports that the Government intended to appoint a panel of experts to examine the state response to the emergency and had decided against a commission of inquiry. With Ireland having … Read more

Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday

GARDAÍ HAVE APPEALED for witnesses following alleged sexual assaults that occurred near Sligo Town yesterday. In a statement released this evening, Gardaí said: “Gardaí in Sligo are appealing for witnesses in relation to a number of alleged assaults that occurred near Sligo Town yesterday evening”. Gardaí have said that they are keen to speak with … Read more

John Mahon latest LOI star in Scottish Premiership after joining St Johnstone

John Mahon is the latest League of Ireland export to Scotland after the Sligo Rovers defender signed for Scottish Premiership outfit St Johnstone for an undisclosed fee. Mahon, 22, had played over 100 times for the Bit O’Red and was last season’s club Player of the Year after helping Liam Buckley’s side qualify for Europe. … Read more

You’ve been cleaning your bathroom wrong – two household items to get it sparkling

A CLEANING expert has revealed how she managed to transform filthy bathrooms using commonplace household items.  Fiona Mills is a former hoarding technician that involved clearing scrubbing homes, so she knows a thing or two about fighting grime. 3 This bathroom sure does need a clean – but how and what should be usedCredit: GettyMills, … Read more