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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland’s abortion laws

“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.

Got fined in Ireland? Now it can be collected across the EU

New legislation means you can get hit for fines you receive in Ireland across the EU.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

# ireland - Monday 18 August, 2014

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

From The Score Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress Growth

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress

The St. Mary’s back row was a standout performer for Ireland at the World Cup.

63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show

The talk show beat a US Christian station who previously held the record.

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

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It’ll feel a bit nippy this week as temperatures fall back

Gone are the days of the high twenties…

Bishop: Caesarean a “better outcome than abortion” but creates risks

It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

From The Score Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders Central Role

Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders

The 25-year-old inside centre is likely to be an important part of the Ireland team for years to come.

# ireland - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

From The Score Ireland squeezed out by French power in World Cup third place play-off Physicality

Ireland squeezed out by French power in World Cup third place play-off

Despite tries for Niamh Briggs and Grace Davitt, Ireland were out-muscled by les Bleues in Paris.

From The Score ‘You feel like you’ve let everyone down’ – Ireland out to finish on a high Last Leg

‘You feel like you’ve let everyone down’ – Ireland out to finish on a high

Philip Doyle’s side face France for third place at the World Cup in Paris this afternoon.

# ireland - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Poll: Do you use public transport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use public transport?

Are you reluctant to leave the car at home and jump on the bus or train?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the start of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Man killed in hit-and-run in Swords overnight

The man was struck by a car on North Street in Swords at 3.10am.

# ireland - Friday 15 August, 2014

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

From The Score Munster always a draw but O’Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris Home

Munster always a draw but O’Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris

The Racing Métro assistant coach would love to work with the likes of Conor Murray and Simon Zebo.

# ireland - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Score Women’s rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part WRWC

Women’s rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part

The quality of play in this tournament has drawn in new fans to the sport.

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses

The national event will take place on Friday 19 September.

From The Score Ireland rise four places in latest FIFA rankings On The March

Ireland rise four places in latest FIFA rankings

Martin O’Neill’s side lie in between the UAE and Oman in the table.

From The Score Defensive disappointment hurts most for Ireland after World Cup defeat Tackles

Defensive disappointment hurts most for Ireland after World Cup defeat

England thrived as Ireland’s ‘passive’ defence gave up metres all evening.

From The Score Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players Growth

Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players

Their campaign came to a bitter end in Stade Jean Bouin, but Ireland have made a positive impact overall.

# ireland - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Mark English reaches European 800m final Success

Ireland’s Mark English reaches European 800m final

However, there was disappointment elsewhere for the likes of Thomas Barr and Amy Foster.

From The Score Ireland to face hosts France for third place at Women’s Rugby World Cup Consolation

Ireland to face hosts France for third place at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Les Bleues were narrowly beaten by Canada in a thrilling second semi-final at Stade Jean-Bouin.

From The Score ‘It was a complete lack of performance from our side’ – Ireland coach Doyle Disappointment

‘It was a complete lack of performance from our side’ – Ireland coach Doyle

Ireland’s passive defence was of particular annoyance to players and coaches alike.

From The Score In pics: Ireland’s heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final End Of An Era

In pics: Ireland’s heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final

The dream of seeing Philip Doyle bow out after a World Cup final was dashed in emphatic style by England.

From The Score Ireland’s World Cup dream comes crashing down under English control Broken

Ireland’s World Cup dream comes crashing down under English control

Fiona Coghlan’s side were well beaten in the semi-final at Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris.

It’s ‘great news’ that child beauty pageants have been axed – Senator

The Universal Royalty Beauty Contest is planning to proceed with its Belfast pageant.

From The Score 5 key areas for Ireland in their World Cup semi-final against England Tactics Board

5 key areas for Ireland in their World Cup semi-final against England

Tackles, maul, scrum, counter-attack and the closing quarter will all be crucial in Paris.

From The Score World Cup semi-final feels like just another step for Ireland’s history makers Preview

World Cup semi-final feels like just another step for Ireland’s history makers

Fiona Coghlan and her squad believe that this evening’s clash with England is not a finishing point.

# ireland - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final WRWC

Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final

The former Laois footballer says the range of sports she has played is of great benefit.

# ireland - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final Skills

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final

We’ve picked apart the tries Lynne Cantwell’s team scored in their final pool fixture against Kazakhstan

# ireland - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From Business ETC “I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions Exports

“I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

Surrogacy under the spotlight: How Ireland plans to handle this legal minefield

There are no laws governing surrogacy in Ireland, but they are on the way. Here’s what it will include.

# ireland - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# ireland - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish backpacker charged with covering up death of newborn in Australian outback

The 25-year-old is said to have given birth at home alone.

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