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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Friday 15 May, 2015

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.

From The42 World Rugby to stump up €1 Million of IRFU’s World Cup bill Hey Big Spender

World Rugby to stump up €1 Million of IRFU’s World Cup bill

The tournament is set to cost a total of €2.5 Million, but the Union can now start seeking revenue sources beyond the grant.

When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren’t the worst in the world

We’re actually the fourth worst, according to a new report.

# ireland - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn’t facing murder charges

No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

From The Daily Edge Fearne Cotton wrote about Ireland, but thinks Ireland is in the UK 800 Years

# ireland - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin café has just nailed the weather forecast for this summer Sunshine Came Softly

# ireland - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Ex-Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan misses out on promotion to Top 14 Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan misses out on promotion to Top 14

Former Leinster lock Mark Flanagan will be part of the play-offs with Mont-de-Marsan.

# ireland - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here’s what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to on their Irish visit

They’re on their way at the end of the month.

From The42 Rain sweeps over sold-out Malahide as showcase fixture washed out Damp Squib

Rain sweeps over sold-out Malahide as showcase fixture washed out

Just 18 overs were possible before play was halted in North Dublin.

10 ways to live your life like birthday boy Jack Charlton

Big Jack turns 80 today.

The Irish minimum wage? It could be worse, you could live in Mexico…

Ireland’s low pay standard finishes quite high up the OECD rankings.

# ireland - Thursday 7 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland’s oldest gay bar Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland’s oldest gay bar

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# ireland - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This drone footage will remind you just how beautiful Ireland is

In case you’d forgotten.

Why is Ireland so fat? Here’s what an expert thinks

A WHO report published today said most Irish adults are likely to be overweight in 15 years’ time.

It’s not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour…

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

# ireland - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ask The Expert: ‘Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point’

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

From The Daily Edge This kid somehow walked away from Dublin’s slippiest slide uninjured Slip N Slide

# ireland - Monday 4 May, 2015

Irish troops safe after mortar attack injures two UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

The two soldiers were evacuated to Israel for medical care.

# ireland - Sunday 3 May, 2015

In pictures: Over 2000 runners take part in Irish Wings For Life Run

The global event aims to raise funds for spinal cord injury research.

What it’s like to grow up biracial in small-town Ireland

The other children from Donegal were all curious about my ginger hair and brown face – to understand me as ‘biracial’ was inconceivable.

From The Daily Edge Listen to this Irish farming couple explain the curious eating habits of their geese Silly Goose

Listen to this Irish farming couple explain the curious eating habits of their geese

“When we run out of socks, they like shoes…”

From The42 ‘They don’t take it easy on me in training just ’cause I’m that bit older’ Motivated

‘They don’t take it easy on me in training just ’cause I’m that bit older’

Paul O’Connell speaks to The42 about motivating yourself for training after 14 seasons as a professional.

‘The avalanche just missed us’: Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

# ireland - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From Business ETC There’s an awful lot of money being made through infertility… Bundles Of Joy

There’s an awful lot of money being made through infertility…

Not everyone conceives easily. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is huge business worldwide, but what kind of future has it in Ireland?

From The42 Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland The Chosen Few This post contains videos

Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland

What’s rare is wonderful.

# ireland - Friday 1 May, 2015

Ireland’s largest Norman castle was built by a womaniser who ended up being decapitated

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores two of Ireland’s most beautiful castles – Emo Court in Laois and Trim Castle in Meath.

The story of Gordon D’Arcy’s hair through 12 glorious headshots

The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…

Homeless Jesus statue set to be unveiled in Dublin

Casts of the sculpture already exist in other parts of Europe and North America.

Here’s what O’Connell Street would look like after an earthquake

The billboard by aid agency, GOAL, is on display on O’Connell Street until 1pm.

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Father-in-law defends Irish stag party for wearing Hitler masks, says they didn’t know about WWII

The group of 25 to 30 men also shouted abuse at elderly customers and accosted female members of staff.

Dashcam footage shows dramatic garda car smash

The car being chased with a Mitubishi and contained four individuals under the age of 18.

# ireland - Thursday 30 April, 2015

These Irish guys are opening a second cereal café

People love dem bowls.

Ireland isn’t as welcoming as it used to be

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# ireland - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral Grass Is Greener

This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it’s gone viral

You’ve always wondered what it would be like.

The Cork food-bank that gives away more than 1,000 meals a day

The Bia Food Initiative has been in operation since last September.