The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 27 April, 2017


# confirmed - Monday 3 April, 2017

EPCR confirm dates for Munster and Leinster's Champions Cup semi-finals

Munster play Saracens on Saturday 22 April, with Leinster facing Clermont the following day.

# confirmed - Monday 6 March, 2017

Ireland out-half Madigan agrees 3-year deal with Bristol

The 27-year-old Dubliner will link up with Pat Lam in the summer.

# confirmed - Thursday 16 February, 2017

France centre Mermoz opts to join Newcastle Falcons

The 30-year-old only signed a short-term deal with Leicester Tigers at the start of the month.

# confirmed - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'I'm gonna teach him some manners' - Artem Lobov set for fight with Cub Swanson

Their upcoming bout was announced for the upcoming bout at UFC 208 last night.

# confirmed - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Robbie Brady finally seals long-awaited Premier League move

Burnley have signed the Irish international for a club record fee.

# confirmed - Monday 23 January, 2017

Leinster head down the road to Aviva Stadium for Champions Cup quarter with Wasps

The big stage for the big occasion.

# confirmed - Friday 20 January, 2017

Ex-Ireland international Elliot joins newly promoted Drogheda

The Dubliner signs on having trained with Pete Mahon’s side over the past couple of weeks.

# confirmed - Monday 7 November, 2016

UFC star Jon Jones suspended for one year following failed drugs test

An independent panel made the call after he failed an out-of-competition drug test last June.

# confirmed - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Conlan to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick's Day

The Irish Olympic medallist recently signed his first deal with Top Rank.

# confirmed - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Hull turn to a familiar face as they name their new manager

Mike Phelan has officially taken charge having been caretaker boss since the start of the season.

# confirmed - Friday 9 September, 2016

Biopic on late WWE star Chris Benoit set to go ahead

Lexi Alexander, director of Punisher: War Zone, is set to helm the project.

# confirmed - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Warren Gatland officially confirmed as the 2017 Lions head coach

The 52-year-old retains the position he held for the 2013 success over Australia.

# confirmed - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Here's every completed transfer involving a Premier League club so far this summer Fyi

Here's every completed transfer involving a Premier League club so far this summer

It’s been a busy summer for many of England’s top teams.

# confirmed - Sunday 31 July, 2016

IOC panel to have final say on Russian Rio participation

Ugur Erdener, Claudia Bokel and Juan Antonio Samaranch will make a decision “in the coming days”.

# confirmed - Friday 29 July, 2016

Here are the Cork and Kerry minor teams for All-Ireland quarter-finals

Wing-back Sean Minihane, midfielder Cathal Foley and wing-forward Chris Óg Jones all get starting spots.

# confirmed - Friday 22 July, 2016

Big Sam Allardyce is officially the new England manager

The former Limerick City boss has agreed to take over the Three Lions.

# confirmed - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Chelsea splash out €40m on one of Belgium's hottest prospects

22-year-old striker Michy Batshuayi is the club’s first signing of the summer after joining from Marseille.

# confirmed - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Hibernian confirm appointment of Neil Lennon as new manager

The former Northern Ireland international has signed a two-year deal with the Scottish Championship side.

# confirmed - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Date set for Frampton's WBA title fight in New York as he vacates IBF belt

The 29-year-old meets featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in three months’ time.

# confirmed - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Confirmed: Leicester City qualify for the Champions League

As of next season, the Foxes are a Champions League club.

# confirmed - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From Business ETC Form an orderly queue: Brown Thomas has been granted a full bar licence CONFIRMED

Form an orderly queue: Brown Thomas has been granted a full bar licence

Handbags at dawn, martinis at sundown.

# confirmed - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

IRFU confirm Robbie Henshaw’s move from Connacht to Leinster

The Ireland centre has signed a three-year deal with the IRFU.

Danny Cipriani’s return home to Wasps has been officially confirmed

The 28-year-old first played for the club as a teenager.

# confirmed - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Robbie Henshaw set for Leinster move as Connacht confirm departure

The 22-year-old will not be extending his contract with the western province.

# confirmed - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From It’s official: Gilmore Girls is coming back on Netflix CONFIRMED

It’s official: Gilmore Girls is coming back on Netflix

The girls are back for at least four 90 minute shows.

# confirmed - Friday 29 January, 2016

John Delaney and the FAI will be backing this man for the Fifa Presidency

The current general secretary of Uefa is one of five candidates in the running.

# confirmed - Monday 4 January, 2016

Rafa Benitez sacked as Real Madrid manager, Zidane replaces him

The French legend has replaced the former Liverpool coach in the role.

# confirmed - Monday 30 November, 2015

Mayo’s new senior football manager has been ratified

Stephen Rochford comes in on an initial three-year term.

# confirmed - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance Web Summit

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance

The Web Summit founder’s name had appeared on a list of guests due to appear on the show tomorrow.

# confirmed - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Here are the 7 candidates who will run for the Fifa presidency

Former Trinidad and Tobago footballer David Nakhid saw his application rejected.

# confirmed - Friday 16 October, 2015

Neymar’s father confirms Man United offer

Media speculation had linked the Brazil captain with a possible switch to the Red Devils.

# confirmed - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A key centre-back is absent from the revised Ireland squad to face Germany and Poland

Meanwhile, Seamus Coleman is included in the 27-man panel despite fitness concerns.

# confirmed - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370 CONFIRMED

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370

The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.

From Explainer: The Leaving Cert’s getting a massive overhaul. Here’s how it’ll work. CONFIRMED

Explainer: The Leaving Cert’s getting a massive overhaul. Here’s how it’ll work.

New reforms launched today are aimed at reducing the pressure faced by students at exam time.

# confirmed - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Schmidt confirms 31-man Ireland squad with Cave and Furlong in

Andrew Trimble is the big name to miss out after a tough selection process.

# confirmed - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From Young child dies after collapsing at funfair Co. Down

Young child dies after collapsing at funfair

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.

# confirmed - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From What’s happening at this year’s Culture Night? Free Culture

What’s happening at this year’s Culture Night?

Culture Night is here again… It’s the project’s tenth birthday, and a raft of intriguing events have been announced.

# confirmed - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Milan win the race to sign Liverpool target Bacca, bag Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano

The two frontmen are heading to Serie A after deals were agreed with the Rossoneri today.

‘I feel love’ – Paul McShane has found himself a new club

The Ireland defender is off to Championship side Reading with international team-mate Stephen Quinn.

# confirmed - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

One of the biggest transfers of the summer has been confirmed

€35m Jackson Martinez becomes the latest in a long line of top Atletico Madrid strikers.

1 2 3