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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC — Eoin Reddan One For All

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC — Eoin Reddan

‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’

From The42 Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians Ireland Xv

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians

Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.

‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

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# ireland - Sunday 24 May, 2015

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

Over €220 million will be spent on rural programmes by 2020 – how much is your county getting?

The money, which will come through the Leader funding programme, will be spread around the country, with each county getting at least €5 million.

# ireland - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it

Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.

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Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# ireland - Friday 22 May, 2015

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

From The42 Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup Prolific

Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup

The 23-year-old has been in excellent try-scoring form for Ulster so far this season.

# ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ireland didn’t make it through to the Eurovision final Devo This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge 13 most important moments from the second Eurovision semi-final Gold Shoes

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# ireland - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show Inside Amy Schumer This post contains videos

Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show

Higgins popped up in a sketch on Amy Schumer’s TV show last night.

Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report

The former Justice Minister resigned from his cabinet position last May.

From Business ETC Marks and Spencer’s fortunes are looking a lot rosier – is it all down to this skirt? Skirting The Issue

There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public

The Justice minister says the gardaí informs her of any breaches.

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Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition

The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# ireland - Monday 18 May, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users Private Dancers

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

# ireland - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie this week, puppeteer Caroll Spinney told us he visits Ireland every year.

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

From Business ETC Why are Irish creches going out of business? Rock And A Hard Place

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

# ireland - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland

Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.

# ireland - Friday 15 May, 2015

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

From The42 Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar High Performer

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar

The 22-year-old delivered another superb run to underline his rich talent.

Doesn’t this house look cosy? It should, it’s just won Home of the Year

Heading to Ikea this weekend? This should give you some inspiration.

# ireland - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Varadkar ‘ashamed’ of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital

The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.

From The Daily Edge Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you

From The42 ‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’ Interview

‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

# ireland - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

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