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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The Score ‘You never want to take that away from a player’ – The risk of the offload Skills

‘You never want to take that away from a player’ – The risk of the offload

We take a look at the issue of offloading and ask ‘when is the right time to offload?’

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The Score Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players Head Games

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players

The out-half insists his head injury is not overly serious, but is pleased that he has more information than ever to review the issue.

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

From The Score Roy Keane gives Irish amputee footballers rousing speech ahead of World Cup campaign COYBIG

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

From The Score You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup Predictions

You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup

Our rugby writers have selected the matchday squads they think Joe Schmidt will rely on in 10 months time.

From The Score How did Ireland’s World Cup opponents get on this November? Les Bleus

How did Ireland’s World Cup opponents get on this November?

France were up and down, Italy picked up one win, while the Romanians and Canadians struggled.

From The Score Kicking on: Schmidt will take on player feedback before Christmas review Joe's Rule

Kicking on: Schmidt will take on player feedback before Christmas review

Jonathan Sexton wants Ireland to add ‘another string to our bow’ before defending the Six Nations championship.

Lung cancer deaths have increased in Ireland

Colorectal cancer rates have stayed the same, while breast cancer death rates have very slightly decreased.

From The Score 5 talking points as attention returns to the Pro12 and the Irish provinces Derby Time

5 talking points as attention returns to the Pro12 and the Irish provinces

Madigan back at out-half, Muliaina gelling with Connacht, Ireland’s back-up players and the Munster v Ulster derby.

From The Score ‘We left a Grand Slam behind us’: Sexton chasing improvements after ’9/10′ year A Very Good Year

‘We left a Grand Slam behind us’: Sexton chasing improvements after ’9/10′ year

The World Rugby Player of The Year nominee wants to go one step further next time out.

Final issue of Connacht Sentinel put to bed after 89 years of news

The Connacht Tribune Group describe it as the “end of an era”.

# ireland - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Score Analysis: O’Connell leads Irish defensive resurgence to deny the Wallabies Digging In

Analysis: O’Connell leads Irish defensive resurgence to deny the Wallabies

There was almost a repeat of Ireland’s last-gasp defeat to New Zealand, but they showed their mental edge this time.

From The Score ‘Sexton schooled the Wallaby playmakers’ – Aussie media reaction to Irish win Gracious

‘Sexton schooled the Wallaby playmakers’ – Aussie media reaction to Irish win

Several Australian journalists pointed to the kicking from Joe Schmidt’s side as a key factor in the outcome.

From The Score Analysis: Australia’s first-half width drags Ireland out of comfort zone On The Ropes

Analysis: Australia’s first-half width drags Ireland out of comfort zone

Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.

From The Score Ireland prop Ross: ‘That’s Irish sport for you – you’re either a hero or a villain!’ Expectations

Ireland prop Ross: ‘That’s Irish sport for you – you’re either a hero or a villain!’

The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.

# ireland - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies Superb Start

Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

From The Score Should Bernard Foley’s try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed? You're The Ref

Should Bernard Foley’s try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed?

Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…

From The Score Sexton, Kearney and D’Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols Head Injuries

Sexton, Kearney and D’Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols

Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.

From The Score Schmidt’s Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup – Cheika Old Mates

Schmidt’s Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup – Cheika

The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.

From The Score Terenure and Clontarf back to winning ways as Galwegians soar in 1B Club Rugby

Terenure and Clontarf back to winning ways as Galwegians soar in 1B

Get all the results and scorers from yesterday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A and 1B action.

From The Score ‘I never thought we’d pull away at 17-0′: O’Connell pleased with Irish resilience Reaction

‘I never thought we’d pull away at 17-0′: O’Connell pleased with Irish resilience

The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.

From The Score ‘We’ve been here before’: Ireland’s end to terrific 2014 just a reminder of a cautionary tale Mantra

‘We’ve been here before’: Ireland’s end to terrific 2014 just a reminder of a cautionary tale

Captain Paul O’Connell isn’t going to forget the nightmare that followed Ireland’s last November clean sweep.

# ireland - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Score Best proud of Ireland’s mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat Different Team

Best proud of Ireland’s mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat

After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.

From The Score Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself 13

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.

From The Score Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year Award

Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year

The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.

From The Score Joe Schmidt ‘manned up’ to guide Ireland past Australia despite appendicitis Drive

From The Daily Edge Here is Sinead O’Connor’s call for non-violent revolution on the Late Late Show Spirit Of 1916

Here is Sinead O’Connor’s call for non-violent revolution on the Late Late Show

She called for “the creation of a second Republic of Ireland.”

From The Score There’s no doubt Schmidt is one of the best in the business – O’Connell Mr Rugby

There’s no doubt Schmidt is one of the best in the business – O’Connell

Ireland’s captain says there has been little talk of a win, but more focus on improving against the Wallabies.

# ireland - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Score Ireland v Australia: 11 battles that will be settled once and for all by sport tomorrow Skippy V Fungi
From The Score Analysis: Australia’s defensive changes open opportunities for Ireland Teething Problems

Analysis: Australia’s defensive changes open opportunities for Ireland

We pick out some potential weaknesses for Joe Schmidt’s men to exploit tomorrow evening.

From The Score RTÉ sent Tom McGuirk out to the Bush and he came back with this brilliant Ireland v Australia promo Fire And Ice This post contains videos
From The Score You get the impression some southern hemisphere players don’t know your name — Mike Ross Secret Weapon

You get the impression some southern hemisphere players don’t know your name — Mike Ross

The prop says things will be different with Michael Cheika in charge.

From The Score Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland Skipper

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland

‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.

From The Score O’Connell: Ireland better prepared to face ‘super power’ Australia than last year Schmidt's Rule

O’Connell: Ireland better prepared to face ‘super power’ Australia than last year

The Ireland captain says last year’s defeat to the Australia was ‘probably the toughest day since Joe has been in charge’.

From The Score Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch Success

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

From The Score Zebo and Ireland giving little away about plan of attack against Australia November Tests

Zebo and Ireland giving little away about plan of attack against Australia

How will Joe Schmidt’s side take on the Wallabies?

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

From The Score 27 tough and intense pics from the International Rules down through the years Aussie Battles

27 tough and intense pics from the International Rules down through the years

Ireland face Australia in Perth tomorrow in the latest test. We’ve taken a look back at the games down through the years.

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