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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.
Ireland's finest no longer guests at the top table
Congo, Moldova, Costa Rica, Algeria, Iceland, Egypt, Japan, USA and Australia. What is the common link?
Soldado treble keeps Spurs in good spirits
Europa League - Tottenham needed a performance more than a result at White Hart Lane, but they got both thanks to an excellent Roberto Soldado hat-trick and wonderful Lewis Holtby finish.
Double joy for Hoops as FAI poised to give 'B' team green light and €600,000 sponsorship deals unveiled
Shamrock Rovers are confident of striking an agreement with the FAI within the next 72 hours to secure the introduction of their 'B' team into next season's League of Ireland First Division.
Lady Gaga reaches out to depressed Irish fan
Pop star Lady Gaga reached out to an Irish fan, who told of her suicidal feelings, saying: "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.