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# ireland - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland v England clash could decide the Six Nations – Williams Title Showdown

Ireland v England clash could decide the Six Nations – Williams

Sunday’s clash in Dublin may well be decisive in the title race, according to former Wales international Rhys Williams.

# ireland - Monday 23 February, 2015

What will the Greek challenge to austerity mean for Ireland?

Greece’s bailout extension is loaded with political meaning for other eurozone countries.

From The42 Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night* Great Expectations

Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

From The42 George Ford: Our plan for Dublin is much more than ‘stop Sexton’ 6 Nations

George Ford: Our plan for Dublin is much more than ‘stop Sexton’

England fly-half George Ford warned there is more to Ireland than Jonathan Sexton leading into Sunday’s Six Nations showdown.

# ireland - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 ‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’ Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

# ireland - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 essential stock phrases to deploy with any Irish taxi driver Taxi Man

# ireland - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 ‘All Blacks defeat still plays on our minds’ – Bowe confident of Ireland’s progress Harsh Lesson

‘All Blacks defeat still plays on our minds’ – Bowe confident of Ireland’s progress

The right wing admits there is frustration among the players that they couldn’t score a try against France.

# ireland - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

Illegal downloading and recession led to “hollowing out” of Irish music industry

A new report from IMRO details how the industry can begin to recover.

From The42 How many of these Irish international footballers from the 00s can you remember? It's Quizness Time

How many of these Irish international footballers from the 00s can you remember?

How well do you know your Joseph Lapiras from your Joey O’Briens?

From The42 Schmidt’s Ireland in a good place for short break before England build-up Joe's World

Schmidt’s Ireland in a good place for short break before England build-up

Ireland trained against Connacht at an open session in the Sportsground today.

# ireland - Monday 16 February, 2015

From Business ETC Irish banks ‘targeted’ in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions Hacked

Irish banks ‘targeted’ in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions

Banks across the world were allegedly hacked over a two-year period.

Why do people go for ‘walks’?

But in fairness, a lot of us do like working out.

From The42 Where does today’s West Indies win rank in Ireland’s greatest World Cup victories? Have Your Say

Where does today’s West Indies win rank in Ireland’s greatest World Cup victories?

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

# ireland - Sunday 15 February, 2015

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 - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 6 talking points after Joe Schmidt’s Ireland see out victory over France Two From Two

6 talking points after Joe Schmidt’s Ireland see out victory over France

Kick chase, Sexton’s return, the frantic finale, restart, and a rare win over France.

From The42 Ronan O’Gara came out with a typically cheeky quote on the Late Late Show Pride

Ronan O’Gara came out with a typically cheeky quote on the Late Late Show

The Ireland and Munster legend was chatting to Ryan Tubridy on the RTÉ show.

# ireland - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 IRFU release statement stressing Sexton’s fitness for France clash Key Man

IRFU release statement stressing Sexton’s fitness for France clash

There has been some debate around the Racing Métro man’s return after concussion issues in recent months.

Five properties to view this weekend… under €250,000 Viewing Advised This post contains images

Five properties to view this weekend… under €250,000

Here are the 5 best properties you can view under €250,000 this weekend.

From The42 Jack McGrath: ‘I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!’ Size

Jack McGrath: ‘I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!’

The Ireland loosehead says France pose a particular physical challenge at scrum time.

# ireland - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony: ‘There’s always a fear factor with France’ Unpredictable

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony: ‘There’s always a fear factor with France’

The Munster captain says Joe Schmidt’s men are intent on improving on their showing against Italy.

From The42 5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France Best Foot Forward

5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France

Return of the big names, Munster’s missing men, Boss as back-up and Sexton back to fitness.

From The42 There’s no extra risk involved in starting Sexton against France – Joe Schmidt Fully Fit

There’s no extra risk involved in starting Sexton against France – Joe Schmidt

Rory Best came through a contact session to be named at hooker, while Sean O’Brien is at 100%.

From The42 No Aviva Stadium fixture this year but Ireland Women unbothered Home Comforts

No Aviva Stadium fixture this year but Ireland Women unbothered

Tom Tierney’s side will not play at the Dublin stadium this year, instead staying put in their old home.

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From The42 Sexton, O’Brien and Heaslip return for Ireland as Healy makes bench BIG GUNS

Sexton, O’Brien and Heaslip return for Ireland as Healy makes bench

Joe Schmidt has named a strong-looking team to face France in Dublin on Saturday.

The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone

The search results for ‘scannán’ or ‘scannáin’ are now markedly more tame.

From The42 ‘We’re ready for this match and we’re going there to win’ – France coach PSA Confidence

‘We’re ready for this match and we’re going there to win’ – France coach PSA

Philippe Saint-André respects Ireland but says his team have the quality to earn victory in Dublin.

# ireland - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Centre switch for Ireland Women as they welcome France to fortress Ashbourne Team-sheets

Centre switch for Ireland Women as they welcome France to fortress Ashbourne

Tom Tierney has made one change from the win over Italy.

Shipwreck report: ‘Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast’

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.

From The42 Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test Talent

Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test

The Irish head coach has opted for a new face in midfield, while being forced into a change on the wing.

From The42 Loosehead the only change as France take consistent selection to Ireland The Blue Corner

Loosehead the only change as France take consistent selection to Ireland

Aside from the injured Alexandre Menini, PSA has kept faith with the side who beat Scotland

From The Daily Edge 257 times Jon Stewart told it like it is So Long Farewell

257 times Jon Stewart told it like it is

Don’t leave us, Jon.

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons why Supermac’s beats McDonald’s every time Tasty And Tempting

8 reasons why Supermac’s beats McDonald’s every time

McDonald’s wants Supermac’s to change its name. We’ll see about that.

It’s something: The sun is set to save Dublin €21,000 a year

A number of the council buildings are set to be fitted with solar panels.

# ireland - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital

The Irish Air Corps assisted the Coast Guard in today’s operation.

From The42 ‘There is still French flair in this squad’ – Les Bleus set for Schmidt’s Ireland Attacking Magic

‘There is still French flair in this squad’ – Les Bleus set for Schmidt’s Ireland

Head coach Philippe Saint-André believes out-half Camille Lopez is a ‘fantastic footballer’.

From The42 Schmidt set to start O’Brien against France as Healy returns to Ireland bench Big Names

Schmidt set to start O’Brien against France as Healy returns to Ireland bench

Key men Johnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip are also ready to be restored to the starting XV.

From The42 Sexton ‘raring to go’ as Ireland welcome (almost) a full house to training Kicking In

Sexton ‘raring to go’ as Ireland welcome (almost) a full house to training

Only Rory Best did not play a full part in this morning’s session at Carton House.