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Dublin: 2 °C Friday 18 April, 2014

Ireland

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The Score ‘Winning World Cups is achievable’ – Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition Next Step

‘Winning World Cups is achievable’ – Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota

This is the last year the Irish dairy sector will be unbound by quota restrictions.

“Ambitious” and “powerful” new children’s policy welcomed

The framework sets out a number of commitments for making life better in Ireland for children.

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

From Business ETC Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’ LEAN IN

Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

# ireland - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours EVERYBODY BACK ON THE BUS

18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours

Sweets for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.

# ireland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 people you’ll always meet at an Irish wedding Irish Weddings
From The Score Pro12 title and Argentina tour now the targets for Leinster’s Mike McCarthy Moving On

Pro12 title and Argentina tour now the targets for Leinster’s Mike McCarthy

The Ireland international lock is enjoying working under Matt O’Connor with his province.

# ireland - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score New Connacht signing Bundee Aki is forthright in targeting Irish caps Ambitions

New Connacht signing Bundee Aki is forthright in targeting Irish caps

‘Hopefully when the time is right and if I’m playing good footy, I can play for the Ireland international team.’

From The Score ‘He’s almost got eyes on the back of his head’ – Schmidt pushing Bowe to next level Interview

‘He’s almost got eyes on the back of his head’ – Schmidt pushing Bowe to next level

The Ulster wing has hit the 30 mark, but insists there is always scope for improvement amidst the competition out wide.

# ireland - Sunday 13 April, 2014

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

# ireland - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash Cash Or Card This post contains a poll

Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash

Looking after your mental health but want to keep it private. We ask, should it be hidden from your bank statements?

# ireland - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge American choir girls sing haunting version of The Parting Glass in Derry bar Goosepimples
From The Score O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney Sidelined

O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

From The Score Dunne not ready to retire but looks set to miss Ireland’s summer series COYBIG

Dunne not ready to retire but looks set to miss Ireland’s summer series

He may be in the latter stages of his career but the Dubliner has promised to make himself available to Martin O’Neill.

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

Tourists love us, and want to keep coming back – but will you be staying here for your 2014 holidays?

# ireland - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor

It’s the second time they’ve shaken hands — and therefore implicitly less historic this time around. Still though…

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin caught up with Pope Francis today in Rome

While attending a conference on human trafficking, the Pope was presented with a t-shirt which said “Turn Back Crime”.

From The Score Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition Big Test

Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition

The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.

From The Score Brady itching to put back on green jersey after O’Neill phone call Euro 2016

Brady itching to put back on green jersey after O’Neill phone call

The 22-year-old believes it is time for him to claim a regular role in the Ireland team.

From The Score SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice Tips

SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice

Ireland’s struggles to place-kick from the right-hand side of the pitch appear to have been solved.

# ireland - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Michael D Higgins hopes England ‘go all the way’ at the World Cup

The President made his remarks to some 700 people who attended a gala dinner in London at the end of day two of his historic State visit to the UK.

From The Daily Edge David Hasselhoff is selling his Knight Rider KITT car KITT And Kaboodle

David Hasselhoff is selling his Knight Rider KITT car

His beloved 80s TV companion could be yours, for a price.

Whiskey’s going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years…

15 new distilleries are to be developed across Ireland over the next decade, plus an Irish Whiskey Association has been set up.

From Business ETC Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron State Visit

Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron

Enda Kenny told business leaders in London that he discussed the possibility of a joint trade mission with David Cameron at last night’s State banquet.

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years

CSO data shows massive transfers from 1940-1970.

# ireland - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Urgup and Zermatt beat Dublin as go-to destinations in Europe Tripadvisor This post contains images

Urgup and Zermatt beat Dublin as go-to destinations in Europe

The rankings are based on Tripadvisor reviews of hotels, attractions, and restaurants in these areas.

From The Score Here’s why Megan Campbell is being called the new Rory Delap Long Throw-ins

Here’s why Megan Campbell is being called the new Rory Delap

Both Ireland’s goals came from the Raheny United defender and her bionic arms in the 3-2 defeat to Germany on Saturday.

From The Score Ireland Schools name exciting squad for FIRA U18 European Championships Talent

Ireland Schools name exciting squad for FIRA U18 European Championships

Head coach Noel McNamara has retained the same players who earned a 26-6 win over Scotland recently.

Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research

A new study finds that one in 14 people have used cocaine at some point in their life.

From The Score “I have learnt so much from being involved” – Robbie Henshaw Bright Future

“I have learnt so much from being involved” – Robbie Henshaw

19 months ago, Robbie Henshaw sat his Leaving Certificate.

# ireland - Monday 7 April, 2014

Dublin firefighters march against ambulance service being moved to HSE

A protest against the ambulance service being transferred from Dublin Fire Brigade to the HSE took place in Dublin this evening.

From The Score Kevin Walker — the winner of Sweden’s Pop Idol — hoping to hit the right notes for Ireland some day On Song

Kevin Walker — the winner of Sweden’s Pop Idol — hoping to hit the right notes for Ireland some day

The 24-year-old son of a Carlow man is the only professional footballer signed up to Universal Music.

From Business ETC “Ireland is on the way back” – businesses are bullish about the economy right now Forecast

“Ireland is on the way back” – businesses are bullish about the economy right now

Business group IBEC says the recovery is not just well under way, but is gaining momentum.

# ireland - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

# ireland - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare

The accident happened last night when the quad bike he and his father were travelling on hit a stone wall.

“Bestowed a bright shining light”: Appleby jewellers’ son saved by donor

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

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