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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 Venue standards, live broadcasts and highlights show part of developments for women's 6 Nations Up The Profile

Venue standards, live broadcasts and highlights show part of developments for women's 6 Nations

We’ll now be able to watch all of the women’s Six Nations games live.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

8 things we learned from Theresa May’s Brexit speech

And what it means for Ireland.

From The Daily Edge This bizarre educational song about the counties of Ireland is gonna get stuck in your head Cay-van

This bizarre educational song about the counties of Ireland is gonna get stuck in your head

“We’re four provinces of I-yer-land and all of our coun-ties within…”

# ireland - Monday 16 January, 2017

This ad for Ireland will be shown to 255 million Americans

There are cows on the road, of course.

# ireland - Sunday 15 January, 2017

These are the next Irish films we're all going to be talking about

The details were announced this week.

From The42 The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer Feature This post contains videos

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer

Donal Byrne chats to The42 about their upcoming competition.

# ireland - Saturday 14 January, 2017

"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums

A new book on the evolution of Irish psychiatry has been written by Irish psychiatrist Brendan Kelly.

How the son of Ireland's richest man lost his job leading India's biggest company

Cyrus Mistry was the CEO of Tata Group, a gigantic conglomerate which owns more than 100 businesses.

From The42 Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification Disappointment

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

From The42 Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level Province And Nation

Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level

Ireland’s recent Six Nations titles have coincided with disappointing provincial results. Is there a link or mere coincidence?

# ireland - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The42 Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open The Promised Land

Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

The Dubliner took another major step forward today.

# ireland - Thursday 12 January, 2017

The Toy Show, Mrs Brown's Boys and football were Ireland's most-watched TV shows last year

Over 1.5 million people tuned in to watch Ryan Tubridy.

# ireland - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Sold to the highest bidder' - how Ireland's institutions allowed Americans to adopt Irish children in the 1950s

On average 10 Irish children (the vast majority born outside of marriage) per month were adopted by American citizens in the early-to-mid 1950s.

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'

Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.

# ireland - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From The42 The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race Adventure

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

# ireland - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to victims of Yemen's devastating, never-ending, civil war

Three million people have been displaced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in the gulf state.

# ireland - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From The42 Paddy Barnes' second pro fight confirmed for next month Round Two

Paddy Barnes' second pro fight confirmed for next month

He’ll be on the undercard for Jamie Conlan’s Belfast bout.

From The42 A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt King Conor

A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt

A young man from West Cork, Conor Hourihane is now a hero in South Yorkshire.

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

The Irish consulate in New York issued 7,205 passports last year

In total, the Department of Foreign Affairs issued 733,060 passports in 2016.

# ireland - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

IDA boss: 'I don't believe the housing crisis has cost us any investments or jobs'

IDA boss Martin Shanahan said the rental and housing crisis in Ireland is at “pinch point”.

# ireland - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Ultan Dillane to miss start of Six Nations with ankle injury Lock Out

Ultan Dillane to miss start of Six Nations with ankle injury

The Kerry powerhouse is set to miss at least five weeks with an ankle injury.

Irish ambassador said Russians blaming Chernobyl staff was a 'typical Soviet tactic'

Nuclear fallout and Soviet scepticism feature in official Irish state papers on the Chernobyl disaster.

Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland

The new HSBC survey put Ireland in 27th place, up four places from last year.

# ireland - Monday 2 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 13 rather excellent reasons to visit Ireland in 2017 Road Trip

13 rather excellent reasons to visit Ireland in 2017

Not to pat ourselves on the back, but….

Doctors needed to represent Ireland at Medical World Cup this summer

The team of footballers range in age from 27 to 61.

From The42 The story of the origins of Argentine football and Irish people's place in it EXTRACT

The story of the origins of Argentine football and Irish people's place in it

An extra from Jonathan Wilson’s book Angels with Dirty Faces looks at how the game was brought to South America.

No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions said there have been no prosecutions despite the law being in effect for four years.

# ireland - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Star attractions: Here's what we'll be seeing in the skies in 2017

Saturn, Venus and shooting stars are set to feature across Irish skies in 2017.

From The42 ‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’ Addiction This post contains videos

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

Enda Kenny says he doesn't regret the comments he made in the Dáil about Donald Trump

When asked about Trump’s comments in the Dáil in May, Kenny described the comments as both “racist and dangerous”.

# ireland - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From The42 Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016 Teenage Dream

Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016

The 17-year-old sensation has had a year to remember.

# ireland - Friday 30 December, 2016

Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America

In this extract from his book Paisanos, Tim Fanning tells the story of army officer Alexander O’Reilly.

Irish politicians really wanted Bob Geldof to win the Nobel Peace Prize

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

The Welsh were worried that Ireland would become home to nuclear weapons

It didn’t happen in the end.

# ireland - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Irishwoman 'teaching France to cook' after becoming one of the country's bestselling food writers

“People felt liberated because I was taking the fuss out of cooking.”

'Ireland would be the biggest loser from a breakup of the EU': Irish MEPs on Europe's future

We asked a handful of Irish MEPs on what the New Year holds for Europe.

2017 is about to remind you what an Irish winter is usually like

Met Éireann are forecasting a cold, cold start to the New Year.

Six countries with the most executions and Ireland's diplomatic links to them

Although state killings are legal in some countries, there remains a lot of secrecy around the figures recording instances of it.

# ireland - Sunday 25 December, 2016

269 people who have gone missing in the past 10 years have still not been found

Last year saw the highest number of people reported missing (9,969) since 2007.

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