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Watch video preview of this weekend's Heineken Cup with Brent Pope, Tony Ward and Mario Rosenstock
BRENT POPE believes Connacht face an uphill battle to achieve their mission improbable this weekend, but the New Zealander urged the Westerners to believe they can beat Toulouse again.
Dolan can still play key role -- Bealin
WESTMEATH manager Paul Bealin wants Dessie Dolan fit and well for the big challenges ahead in 2014.
Black card initiative will encourage divers warns McEnaney
REFEREES chief Pat McEnaney says he has prepared his officials to expect a lot more diving in the GAA in 2014 because of the new black card rule, and warned that they will be wise to players' theatrics.
Tipp chief hits out at GPA over fundraising drive in USA
TIPPERARY chairman Sean Nugent has accused the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) of hampering his county's fundraising initiatives in the United States.
Lady Gaga 'saved' suicidal Irish fan
Pop star Lady Gaga saved the life of a suicidal Irish fan by reaching out to the girl on her website and telling her, ''we all love you.''
Is Georgia Salpa engaged to her millionaire businessman boyfriend?
Irish glamour model Georgia Salpa has sparked reports she may be engaged after she was seen sporting a huge diamond ring.
Lea Michele on Cory Monteith: "I lived every day feeling like the luckiest girl in the world"
Lea Michele has opened up to chat show host Ellen about the death of her boyfriend Cory Monteith.
Mirren flattered by Lawrence link
Dame Helen Mirren has said she is "honoured" by comparisons made between her younger self and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.
'I happened to say yes!' - Fearne Cotton announces engagement to guitarist Jesse Wood
Fearne Cotton has announced her engagement to Jesse Wood.
Niall Horan panics as he's trapped with seven others in a 'tiny lift'
Niall Horan had to take a few minutes to calm down, after getting stuck in an elevator.
Susan Sarandon's unique way of enjoying award ceremonies - getting high
Susan Sarandon has admitted smoking marijuana before major award shows.
Real-life 'Nidge' ends up behind bars... with 30 spellbound young offenders
HE is the notorious gangland figure that gardai cannot put in jail despite huge operations against him.
PA 'saw drugs signs at Lawson home'
A personal assistant accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi has told a court that she saw evidence of regular drug use by the celebrity cook.
Carter, Mirren gets Globe nods
Helena Bonham Carter will face Dame Helen Mirren at the Golden Globes as they are both up for the same award.