Dave Donnelly

Senior Reporter


Dave Donnelly Info

Role: Senior Reporter

Start Date: Jan. 6, 2019, 6:04 p.m.

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Watch: Eight years ago today, Chris Forrester's wonderstrike as the Saints thrashed Rovers

This day eight years ago, Chris Forrester scored one of the most stunning goals in League of Ireland history as St Patrick’s Athletic thrashed Shamrock Rovers 5-1 at Richmond Park.

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UEFA president Ceferin admits Champions League may be abandoned if Covid-19 restrictions continue past summer

The finals of both Champions League competitions and the Europa League have already been postponed from their scheduled dates in May over the crisis.

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Stephen Kenny: 'It's a good day but we're not in celebratory mode - our thoughts are with the frontline workers'

Kenny was announced as manager with immediate effect on Saturday after the FAI decided to bring forward his succession in place of Mick McCarthy.

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Quiz: Can you name all 11 permanent managers of the Republic of Ireland?

Can you name the 11 permanent managers to take charge of the Irish team since 1969? Let us know how you do on social media!

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'Irish football is in great hands' - Irish sports stars react to Stephen Kenny's appointment as Ireland manager

Former world champion middleweight boxer and coach to heavyweight champions Andy Lee shared an anecdote for his own personal experience with Kenny.

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Mick McCarthy: 'It's only right and fair that Stephen gets his chance before October'

The Yorkshireman was due to see out the current campaign before stepping down for Ireland under-21 boss Kenny but the postponement of the Euros prompted a rethink.

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Stephen Kenny succeeds Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect

The Dubliner had been due to take over the role on August 1st following the expiration of McCarthy’s contract at the conclusion of Euro 2020 in July.

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Olivia O'Toole: 'I'd love us to have been treated better - with the travel and the tracksuits, it hasn't really changed'

In the 1990s and early 2000s, it wasn’t an uncommon occurrence for players to be presented with stacks of posters to hand out or stick up as late as the morning of the match.

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Cork City launch pre-order for new red Adidas away kit

The red and white motif with a retro black fade print was unveiled last month and continues the club’s association with University College Cork.

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FAI endorses UEFA's decision to postpone Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia

A rescheduled date had tentatively been penciled in for early June, after the original date of March 26th was pushed back, but the continued spread of Covid-19 across Europe forced their hand.

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Cork City unveil April classic match schedule for Patreon subscribers

For a monthly subscription of €25, fans will get access to the 1998 FAI Cup final replay win over Cork City as well as two classic European Cup/Champions League ties.

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Women's Euro 2021 finals in England postponed until 2022

“The women’s Euros and the [men’s] Under-21 European Championship is moved from the summer of 2021 to the following summer because of the fact that both the Olympics and the men’s Euros will take place in the summer of 2021,” ...

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UEFA Euro 2020 play-offs postponed once more as international calendar in June called off

UEFA have confirmed that the Euro 2020 play-offs between the Republic of Ireland and Slovakia and between Northern Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina will not take place in June.

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Quiz: Name every club to play in the League of Ireland Premier Division

There are 24 teams to name in all - see if you can name them all. Let us know how you get on, in the replies or on social media, with screenshots as proof.

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Tokyo Olympics to begin on July 23rd of 2021 following Covid-19 postponement

The games, which will still go under the banner of the 2020 Olympiad, will take place between July 23rd and August 8th of 2021.

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Aaron Connolly set to sit out Slovakia play-off after undergoing ankle surgery

Mick McCarthy’s side are set to face the Slovaks in Bratislava in early June after the original date last Thursday was postponed due to the spread of Covid-19.

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Former Drogheda United striker Lee Duffy to appear on Late Late Show to discuss Covid-19 battle

The Dubliner tested positive for the condition three weeks ago and spent eight days in hospital on a ventilator after suffering serious effects from the virus.

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Champions Dundalk guarantee jobs and wage payment for all employees

The League of Ireland is currently suspended until at least June 19th and the Premier Division has been cut back from 36 games to 27 games.

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Former Ireland international Siobhan Killeen urges collective action after positive coronavirus test

Killeen, a hospital radiographer at the Mater Hospital in Dublin, is self-isolating at home after receiving her test results on Tuesday.

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Shelbourne launch Patreon scheme as they confirm they will honour all player contracts

The club have paid all staff to date and will strive to continue to do so during what it projected to be a three-month suspension, with the league tentatively due to resume on June 19th.

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Declan Devine urges people of Derry to 'look after each other' during covid-19 crisis

“This football club belongs to the whole city. It has come through huge challenges before and it will come through this one," he said.

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FAI extends ban on all football from grassroots up until April 19th

The League of Ireland has already set a conservative return date of June 19th following consultation between the FAI and the National League Executive Council.

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Mick McCarthy urges public to follow HSE advice as he self-isolates after neighbours contact covid-19

McCarthy had planned to be in Bratislava this week for the scheduled Euro 2020 play-off against Slovakia on Thursday night.

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