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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain Skipper

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain

The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.

Asylum applications increased by 53% last year

The Department of Justice said this was a reversal of recent trends.

From Business ETC Ireland is the third most expensive place in Europe for a night out Mine's A Pint

Ireland is the third most expensive place in Europe for a night out

Tell us something we don’t know, right?

From Business ETC Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries No Place Like Home

Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries

Morgan McKinley anticipate salary increases of 5% – 10% for specialist positions in a range of sectors.

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

From The42 Scrum-half worry for Ireland as Murray set for further scan, Reddan strains ligaments 9 Problems

Scrum-half worry for Ireland as Murray set for further scan, Reddan strains ligaments

Lock Dave Foley will also see a surgeon about his wrist this week.

# ireland - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 Win, lose or draw, the Irish netball team are gaining admirers home and abroad Interview

Win, lose or draw, the Irish netball team are gaining admirers home and abroad

The side recently competed in the Nations Cup in Singapore.

From The42 ‘Winning is not our primary focus’ – Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s Mindset

‘Winning is not our primary focus’ – Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

From The42 Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching Lukey Fitz

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# ireland - Friday 23 January, 2015

‘Ireland is great … it has never tried to invade or enslave another country’ New Citizens This post contains images

‘Ireland is great … it has never tried to invade or enslave another country’

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald was speaking about the country’s merits at a citizenship ceremony today.

Four people dead from the flu this season

The latest report from the HSPC found that flu positivity decreased slightly this week.

A community is taking to the streets today to stop its local bank from closing

Ulster Bank announced last year that it would close 14 of its branches in the Republic.

# ireland - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years

Ireland has learnt a ‘difficult lesson’ from the financial crisis.

Irish people love New Zealand… almost 20,000 have moved there

A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was….

The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Healy and O’Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won’t face Wasps Take The Power Back

Healy and O’Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won’t face Wasps

However, Leinster say they hope to have them in harness when the Dragons visit in mid February.

From The42 Elbow injuries rule both Jackson and Olding out of Six Nations Dropping Like Flies

Elbow injuries rule both Jackson and Olding out of Six Nations

Both exciting young backs require surgery and will miss at least 10 weeks of rugby.

From The42 Versatile Ireland-capped prop Bent proving his value to Leinster No Fuss

Versatile Ireland-capped prop Bent proving his value to Leinster

The 28-year-old has proven himself at loosehead in the absence of Cian Healy and Jack McGrath.

From The42 Madigan ready for Schmidt’s demands with Six Nations looming Intensity

Madigan ready for Schmidt’s demands with Six Nations looming

The Leinster back is favourite to wear 10 for Ireland against Italy in just over a fortnight’s time.

# ireland - Monday 19 January, 2015

Has the Government “pared back” what was promised to Magdalene survivors?

A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.

Opinion: Are we being overly sensitive about C4′s Famine sitcom?

The Famine itself wasn’t funny, but a comedy based in that era might be.

From The42 Blow for England as explosive Lawes set to miss start of Six Nations Breaking The Lawes

Blow for England as explosive Lawes set to miss start of Six Nations

The 25-year-old lock will undergo ankle surgery today but may be back in time to face Ireland.

Security guard at direct provision centre awarded €6,500 for race discrimination

Laimonas Maciukas was unsuccessful in reapplying for his job.

# ireland - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Uncovering another Ireland… by cycling 1000kms along an old railway line

Artist Pamela de Brí found lots of interesting people and places during her trip.

# ireland - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster Enforcer

Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster

The 24-year-old lock qualifies to play for Ireland later this year.

# ireland - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Mews properties are a typical feature of city living – and this clever design makes the absolute best of their limited floor area.

From The Daily Edge Oscar nominations are out today… Here’s when the big films will hit Irish cinemas Showtime

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

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He doesn’t miss the football, but Billo misses his old pals Eamon and Johnny

He said he thinks his replacement is doing a good job too.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama’s immigration reform plan

The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.

Thinking of going bankrupt? It’s a lot cheaper than it used to be…

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

From Business ETC Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world Zoom Zoom

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world

According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.

From Business ETC Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas Corporation Tax

Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas

With the closing of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole, the government want to introduce a ‘Knowledge Development Box’.

‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Put down that glass of raw milk, say Ireland’s food safety experts

(You can boil it before drinking it though)

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is ‘always a difficult task’

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night Reaction

Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night

We all got round to actually watching it.

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From The42 Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster Wide Men

Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster

Having not played for Ireland since last year’s Six Nations, Kearney is overdue an international cap.

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