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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 Alternative XI: Players that Martin O'Neill should have looked at ahead of World Cup qualifiers Options

# ireland - Friday 26 August, 2016

From The42 Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays Lasting Legacy

Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays

He may not have always got the credit he deserved during his playing days but there is no doubt he will be remembered as one of our greatest, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

# ireland - Thursday 25 August, 2016

How racing with drones is like being a 'very fast bird'

It’s in its infancy, but with the national championships happening this weekend, those involved hope it will become something bigger.

From The42 The strikers in line to fill the void left by Robbie Keane Forward Thinking

The strikers in line to fill the void left by Robbie Keane

We take a look at the young strikers coming through, the uncapped forwards, those who might deserve a second chance and players who qualify through their Irish heritage.

# ireland - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Keane, O'Dowda and Pearce included as O'Neill names squad for Oman and Serbia games World View

Keane, O'Dowda and Pearce included as O'Neill names squad for Oman and Serbia games

Seamus Coleman and John O’Shea have also been named despite their injury concerns.

# ireland - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Irish abroad: What are returning emigrants' greatest concerns?

Members of GAA clubs worldwide were asked to detail their worries.

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.

For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving

There’s also been a surge in migrants with Irish nationality arriving in the country.

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# ireland - Monday 22 August, 2016

'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes

The digital archive details crimes such as murder, assaults, theft, and bestiality around the country in the 1800s.

# ireland - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon The Long Run

Controversial pick Pollock leads Irish trio home with terrific charge through second half of Marathon

The Co. Down man went a long way towards justifying his selection for the Games.

# ireland - Saturday 20 August, 2016

An Irish film about Cuban drag queens helped these filmmakers find their voice

The film was shortlisted as Ireland’s pick to be considered for a foreign language Oscar.

Priests say Vatican's representative in Ireland is "out of sync" with the realities of life

The Association of Catholic Priests said the appointment of appropriate bishops is vital for the survival of the Catholic Church.

Get out and about with our guide to the best of Heritage Week

We’ve got a great round-up of events taking place around the country.

Two Irish women live-tweet UK abortion journey to Enda Kenny

#twowomentravel is trending in Ireland and the UK this morning.

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Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world

Four in every hundred people in Ireland are tourists.

# ireland - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Bealham signs three-year contract extension Sticking Around

Bealham signs three-year contract extension

Connacht’s 24-year-old prop will be hoping to build on last year’s successful run.

# ireland - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer Ouch

Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer

The visitors had 255 runs to spare after bowling the home side out for 82.

From The42 'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics' Reaction This post contains videos

'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics'

Former sprint hurdles athlete Derval O’Rourke was effusive in her praise for the Waterford native.

From The42 Less than the blink of an eye! Sensational Barr finishes fourth in 400m hurdles final Report

Less than the blink of an eye! Sensational Barr finishes fourth in 400m hurdles final

Another PB and national record for Waterford’s Barr, whose time would have been good enough to medal at each of the last three Olympics.

# ireland - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 Shane Duffy pinged in two shocking own goals before getting sent off tonight Horror Show

# ireland - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

This Omani student loved Ireland so much he just walked around the entire island

Ammar Albadi will finish in front of the GPO this evening.

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?

Hotel room rates in the capital in July were up 19% on the previous 12 months.

# ireland - Monday 15 August, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality?

With the news that the UK’s RAF will patrol our airspace in the event of a terror attack, can Ireland really remain a neutral country?

# ireland - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail

The convicted drug smuggler was pictured in Dublin Airport yesterday.

# ireland - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match History

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

Sunny weekend ahead with highs of 25 degrees early next week

The UK is set for a mini heatwave with temperatures reaching the low 30s.

# ireland - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Culture Night is back for its 11th year - and it just won't stop growing

Despite funding cuts and stretched budgets, Ireland’s culture-makers are putting their all into the night.

# ireland - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's David Oliver Joyce as he bows out of the Olympics Report

Disappointment for Ireland's David Oliver Joyce as he bows out of the Olympics

It’s been a bad few days for Irish boxing, after Paddy Barnes was surprisingly beaten yesterday.

From The42 'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory Olympian
From The42 Shane Ryan 2nd in 100m freestyle heat, but it's not fast enough to qualify Team Ireland

Shane Ryan 2nd in 100m freestyle heat, but it's not fast enough to qualify

Defending Olympic champion Nathan Adrian was perilously close to missing the semi-finals too.

Of all EU countries, Ireland will feel negative impact of Brexit the most (for up to 5 years)

A German think tank survey has found that Ireland will be impacted in both the short-term and long-term.

# ireland - Monday 8 August, 2016

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion Freedom Of Information This post contains images

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion

The majority of the letters urge the Taoiseach not to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# ireland - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'One of the most horrible experiences of my life': An Irish woman on travelling for an abortion

One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after her baby was diagnosed with a debilitating illness.

# ireland - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

Ireland's researchers are punching above their weight despite 'below-average investment'

Science Foundation Ireland is training people for industry – not to be “the next professors”.

'Why did you get it so wrong?': Most complaints made to Met Éireann are about inaccurate weather forecasts

One complainant said they took two days off work based on the sunny weather forecast, only for it to be rainy and cloudy.

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