Aha! Our previous report that the Ireland Scotland bid for the 2008 European Football championship has to be amended with the latest development from UEFA.
Clearly the last minute guarantees from Ahern were not enough to hold together a bid that has been in trouble since the early summer.
Lots of updates from the Examiner Breaking News service.
A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.