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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry' Partners

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'

Robbie Henshaw says he’s looking forward to playing Wales under lights.

From The42 They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week Top XV This post contains videos

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

From The42 Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA California Dreamin'

Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA

The team-mates are bang in form ahead of the World Championships.

From The42 'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France Half Measures

'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France

The duo delivered 16 of Ireland’s 19 points in the win over France.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Rory Best on lessons learned in defence that delivered a second Six Nations win for Ireland Improvement

Rory Best on lessons learned in defence that delivered a second Six Nations win for Ireland

Best also explained how Ireland’s phase play brought them back into the game.

From The Daily Edge From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland An Examination

From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland

Assorted Late Late Toy Show Children, too.

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act? This post contains a poll

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

We look at international solutions to dirty litter habits – and whether they would be effective here.

From The42 Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland Track Star

Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland

And the Galway woman has her eyes on this year’s World Championship.

From The42 Championship chase is on as 'semi-final' in Cardiff awaits Ireland Step By Step

Championship chase is on as 'semi-final' in Cardiff awaits Ireland

Devin Toner called the win over France a quarter-final. So the tasks only get tougher from here on in.

# ireland - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win Hard Yards

'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win

The young centre played a vital role for Ireland on a tough night at the Aviva.

From The Daily Edge Which contender for Taoiseach has the most embarrassing Twitter account? An investigation Taoiseach Twitter
From The42 Commanding halfbacks, first-half frustrations and more Ireland talking points Job Done

Commanding halfbacks, first-half frustrations and more Ireland talking points

Ireland’s wings made some important defensive plays, while there were signs of tactical tweaks from Joe Schmidt.

From The42 Here's how we rated Ireland as they ground out victory against France On Your Marks!

Here's how we rated Ireland as they ground out victory against France

Jamie Heaslip and CJ Stander led the tackle count, but who was your man of the match?

From The42 Murray and Sexton to the fore as Ireland keep Six Nations title bid alive In The Hunt

Murray and Sexton to the fore as Ireland keep Six Nations title bid alive

The Irish halfback pairing were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side saw off France on a 19-9 scoreline.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Six Nations

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations

Can Joe Schmidt mastermind another win over Les Bleus? We’re going minute by minute.

From The Daily Edge Michael D. Higgins meeting Martin Scorcese is as adorable as you'd imagine Marty Meets Michael
From The Daily Edge 18 thoughts we all have while sitting in a towel after the shower Post Shower Thoughts

18 thoughts we all have while sitting in a towel after the shower

The ultimate act of procrastination.

Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

From The42 Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations clash between Ireland and France? Round 3 This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations clash between Ireland and France?

The big one kicks off at 4.50pm this afternoon.

# ireland - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish journalist had an excellent response when a troll suggested Aoife was a 'smug, posh name' Aoife
From The Daily Edge Everyone fell for the lovely Clare farmer getting excited about his calves on the RTÉ News So Proud
From The Daily Edge 15 times Amy Huberman’s Instagram was a gift to us all Hubes
From The42 Ireland's U20s will need to keep a close eye on the 17-year-old son of a France legend tonight In The Genes

Ireland's U20s will need to keep a close eye on the 17-year-old son of a France legend tonight

Nigel Carolan’s side are looking to make it three wins from three.

# ireland - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Only A True Crisps Master Will Get 100% In This Quiz The Real McCoy
From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park win over England 10 years ago? Throwback Thursday

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park win over England 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to that historic day in 2007, the day Ireland hosted England at Croke Park.

From The42 'I'll always come away having learned something new' - Ringrose Education Centre

'I'll always come away having learned something new' - Ringrose

The centre will win just his sixth cap this Saturday, but is lapping up every lesson.

From The42 Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in Debate

Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in

Joe Schmidt expects to need both of his out-halves against France.

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From The Daily Edge A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday Roll The Window Down
From The42 Sexton starts as Ireland aim to keep Six Nations chase alive against France Bringing Sexty Back

Sexton starts as Ireland aim to keep Six Nations chase alive against France

The out-half is one of three changes as captain Rory Best also returns after illness.

From The Daily Edge Shout out to the Young Fine Gael lad caught winking on live telly last night Wink Wink
From The42 Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year Accolade

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year

It’s the second consecutive award for the Corkman.

From The Daily Edge There's a cute little 'Que Sera Sera' notice on all Dublin Bus stops today in honour of Storm Doris The Future's Not Ours To See
From The42 Testy session with Schmidt's seniors has raised U20s' game for France showdown Young Guns

Testy session with Schmidt's seniors has raised U20s' game for France showdown

Lock Oisin Dowling is confident Nigel Carolan’s side can produce a much-improved performance tomorrow night.

# ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's scrum will get a huge test against monstrous French pack Scrumbags

Analysis: Ireland's scrum will get a huge test against monstrous French pack

The Irish forwards face their biggest challenge yet this weekend.

Spread the news to your American friends - Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin

An old law means you can’t buy the popular butter in the US state

From The Daily Edge Kerrygold has been banned from sale in one American state and people are like, 'Oh hell no' Butter Smuggling
From The42 Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray 999

Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray

The Connacht star is firmly in the role of impact player for Ireland.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty Crazy Call

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France Les Bleus

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.

From The42 New Jersey date with US set for Ireland's summer schedule Where Eagles Dare

New Jersey date with US set for Ireland's summer schedule

Ireland will clock up the air miles this summer as they travel to face the USA before a two Test tour of Japan.

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