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# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 ‘It’s about staying in the moment’ – Ireland’s Sexton on place-kicking success Off The Tee

‘It’s about staying in the moment’ – Ireland’s Sexton on place-kicking success

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

From The42 More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close Positive Signs

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

From The42 In pics: Paul O’Connell goes through his paces before last home appearance for Ireland Thanks Paulie

In pics: Paul O’Connell goes through his paces before last home appearance for Ireland

Plus, there are the very welcome sights of Cian Healy and Marty Moore in full training.

Wales bringing the big guns to Dublin as George North returns to rugby

North is one of 12 changes to the side the Ireland beat three weeks ago.

From The Daily Edge Yes, massive spiders are invading Irish homes and here’s why Creeping
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From The42 Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town Preview

Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# ireland - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta’s top 4 as it stands Impressive

2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta’s top 4 as it stands

Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career.

From The42 The42 writers pick their 31-man Ireland Rugby World Cup squad Joe's Job

# ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis Last Four

Ireland’s men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis

The Green Machine will play England or the Netherlands after today’s draw against Belgium.

From The42 ‘We still don’t have a concrete 31′: Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut Boarding Cards

‘We still don’t have a concrete 31′: Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut

Joe Schmidt has a lot of difficult conversations ahead of him this weekend.

Paddy Jackson reveals all about his not-creepy-at-all night time antics

Okay, maybe that would be a bit creepy.

From The42 Andrew Trimble passed fit to play, but every hour counts for Cian Healy Prop The Clock

Andrew Trimble passed fit to play, but every hour counts for Cian Healy

The prop showed some promising signs in today’s training session, according to Les Kiss.

# ireland - Monday 24 August, 2015

Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese?

A new study by the Irish Society of Chartered Phsiotherapists found that most people are unaware that children aged 0 to 5 years are most at risk .

# ireland - Sunday 23 August, 2015

From The42 Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate Comeback

Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate

Anthony Eddy’s side were beaten by Japan in the final in UCD

Equality for women? It won’t happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state…

It’s time the government made some tough budget choices to ease the financial burden of childcare on mothers for once and for all argues Orla O’Connor.

Ben Fogle hunts sharks off Irish coast using dead whale as bait

A new ITV documentary aims to prove great white sharks are living in the waters between Ireland and Wales.

# ireland - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The42 Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women’s Sevens tournament in Dublin Hometown Heroes

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women’s Sevens tournament in Dublin

Despite a loss to South Africa in today’s final Pool C clash, the Girls in Green are in the final eight,

There’s a new musical about the 1916 Rising – and it’s pretty slick

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

# ireland - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Shaggy has an unlikely family connection to Dundalk — here’s what you need to know Mr Boombastic

# ireland - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Check out the first of our up-and-coming Irish photographer finalists

It’s Dervilla Keegan, from Leitrim, and we’ve got some of her photos to show you.

From The42 Toner taking care of Ireland’s basics as Ryan and Henderson push at lock Engine Room

Toner taking care of Ireland’s basics as Ryan and Henderson push at lock

The Leinster second row has been working hard to improve his rucking in recent years.

Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva

Johnny Lyons was discovered dead at his Dublin apartment yesterday. He had been off work recovering from a broken ankle.

# ireland - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 ‘Mentally tougher’ Ireland won’t fall into complacency trap — Rob Kearney EVER-IMPROVING

‘Mentally tougher’ Ireland won’t fall into complacency trap — Rob Kearney

The fullback is adamant the world’s second-ranked side cannot afford to rest on their laurels.

Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of ‘insinuations and threats’

Kiernan Gildea received the anonymous e-mail on the eve of the National Council in April.

# ireland - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From The42 Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person Opinion

Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person

The winger, who made his Shamrock Rovers debut last night, doesn’t always get the credit he deserves, writes Paul Fennessy.

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

# ireland - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme Ire V Ger

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Star Wars is trending in Ireland this morning A New Hope

Here’s why Star Wars is trending in Ireland this morning

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

# ireland - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From The42 Schmidt: ‘It was a genuine test and we showed a bit of rustiness’ Reaction

Schmidt: ‘It was a genuine test and we showed a bit of rustiness’

The Ireland head coach reflected on a hard-fought World Cup warm-up win against Scotland today.

From The42 O’Driscoll pays tribute to McCaw after losing Tests record BOD

O’Driscoll pays tribute to McCaw after losing Tests record

After losing his caps record to Richie McCaw, BOD hailed the New Zealand legend’s achievement.

The taxman is right to chase Airbnb hosts. Here’s why

Allowing those who rent their rooms via the sharing website to be tax exempt will simply put more professionals and students on the streets in times of severe rental crisis.

# ireland - Friday 14 August, 2015

From The42 ‘I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross’ – Paul Wallace on Nathan White Positives

‘I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross’ – Paul Wallace on Nathan White

Despite injury concerns elsewhere, Wallace feels Nathan White’s return is a big positive for Ireland.

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

Family to find out today if killed Irishman’s children can be brought home

They are currently in the care of his second wife, a suspect in the case.

Joanne O’Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award

The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.

# ireland - Thursday 13 August, 2015

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