Some great goals, high drama and Chelsea becoming the first reigning champions to be eliminated at the group stages made up the highlights of the early stages of this year's competition.
Ming took exception with comments attributed to the Ceann Comhairle about the Dáil possibly acquiring a new dress code in an article titled: 'Ceann Comhairle tells Ming and Mick: 'Dress to impress' in the Dáil'.
Will Ferrell recently attended an art event in Miami Beach wearing an Irish soccer jersey. Why is anyones guess really.
According to Ireland's premiere spoof news agency, Waterford Whispers News, German scientists have found a way to cure people of their gingerness.
The US PGA Tour have released the four shots they think were the best this year and the title will be decided between Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose and Louis Oosthuizen.
Jay-Z rode the subway to Brooklyn for the last of his recent concerts in the Barclays Center where he endeared himself to an old lady called Ellen.