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# ireland - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The42 A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain Captain Fantastic

A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain

The hooker has been inspirational throughout his 89 caps for his country.

From The42 Just who is Ultan Dillane, Ireland’s newest Six Nations squad member? Bolter

Just who is Ultan Dillane, Ireland’s newest Six Nations squad member?

Joe Schmidt has obviously been impressed by the 22-year old since breaking through for Connacht.

From The42 Who would you like to see in Joe Schmidt’s Six Nations squad today? Squad Goals

Who would you like to see in Joe Schmidt’s Six Nations squad today?

How much new blood is too much new blood?

# ireland - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The42 ‘We’ve been talking about it for years, but our performances haven’t improved in big games’ — Jared Payne Best Foot Forward

‘We’ve been talking about it for years, but our performances haven’t improved in big games’ — Jared Payne

The Ireland international says he hasn’t spoken to Joe Schmidt about whether he’ll be needed as a centre or fullback option next month.

From The42 One uncapped, 10 players based outside Wales in Gatland’s Six Nations squad Law Unto Himself

One uncapped, 10 players based outside Wales in Gatland’s Six Nations squad

Scarlets’ Aled Davies is the only new face called up by Gatty.

From The42 Stokes drops down a division to join Hibs on loan Easter Return

Stokes drops down a division to join Hibs on loan

The 27-year-old will return to Easter Road after a spell at the club in 2009/10.

# ireland - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The42 Sean O’Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it’s not to be I’ll soldier on Mag 7

Sean O’Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it’s not to be I’ll soldier on

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

From The42 Ross and Healy in doubt for Six Nations opener Prop Idols

Ross and Healy in doubt for Six Nations opener

Sidelined Ireland props may not recover in time for Wales clash next month.

New laws will see repeat burglars hit with longer jail terms

Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said the new laws will deal with Ireland’s “hardened cohort” of repeat offenders.

# ireland - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland Memory Lane This post contains images

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland

The US Library of Congress has a very impressive archive.

From The42 ‘It was just meant to be a college project’ – The rise and rise of FootGolf in Ireland History Makers

‘It was just meant to be a college project’ – The rise and rise of FootGolf in Ireland

Ronan Cunningham chats to The42 about travelling to Buenos Aires with the rest of the Irish side.

# ireland - Saturday 16 January, 2016

‘I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies’

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

An Irish woman is bringing music from Calais’ ‘Jungle’ camps to Ireland

Money raised from the project will go directly to the performers.

There’s a new destination for Irish people looking to work abroad for a year

A new agreement opens up opportunities in South America.

# ireland - Friday 15 January, 2016

From The42 Alan Judge showing once more why he should be in contention for Euro 2016 In Form

Alan Judge showing once more why he should be in contention for Euro 2016

The Irish midfielder has been in flying form for Brentford.

From The Daily Edge 17 things that could only happen in the Irish countryside

# ireland - Thursday 14 January, 2016

“It’s beyond all our wildest dreams”: Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

This Irish director’s film just scooped four Oscar nominations

Lenny Abrahamson talks to us about making the film Room, which has just scooped a number of Oscar nominations.

# ireland - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Images of young Cork women being used on ‘depraved’ porn site

One woman said images of her between the ages of 14 and 19 had been taken from her social media profiles.

Irish film is having a Hollywood moment – but it needs a lot more money

That’s according to the Irish Film Board, which put out a call to the government for more funding today.

# ireland - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

David Drumm has bail rejected ahead of hearing to send him back to Ireland

The former Anglo boss has had his latest appeal for bail rejected.

# ireland - Sunday 10 January, 2016

“It’s like the tide has come in”: 2016 could be a big Hollywood year for Irish film

Tonight’s Golden Globes could see a number of Irish winners.

From The Daily Edge 13 photos of Ireland looking lovely in the snow this weekend Sneachta

13 photos of Ireland looking lovely in the snow this weekend

It’s just a couple of weeks late for Christmas, but STILL.

# ireland - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From The42 Ireland’s Fionnuala McCormack finishes runner-up in Edinburgh, Mo Farah beaten Review

Ireland’s Fionnuala McCormack finishes runner-up in Edinburgh, Mo Farah beaten

There was success for Ireland elsewhere too, with the relay team coming third.

# ireland - Friday 8 January, 2016

From The42 Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero RIP

Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero

Paddy Reid was a centre on the famous 1948 team.

# ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge The bottle banks around Ireland after Christmas are quite a sight Scenes
From The Daily Edge An office worker came up with the perfect post-Christmas desk sign Janxiety

An office worker came up with the perfect post-Christmas desk sign

“I’m on episode four of Making a Murderer, so don’t tell me s***.”

# ireland - Monday 4 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 stupid questions the world has about Ireland What Is Life

18 stupid questions the world has about Ireland

We are a misunderstood country.

Why is Ireland’s Tidiest Town also one of its most littered?

A new survey for the Irish Business Against Litter group has found Ireland has no litter blackspots.

# ireland - Friday 1 January, 2016

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016

Hi there, new arrivals.

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

# ireland - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From The42 Here come the good times: 5 reasons it’s great Ireland are at Euro 2016 COYBIG

Here come the good times: 5 reasons it’s great Ireland are at Euro 2016

France, are you ready for us?

My simple New Year’s wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland

One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?

From The42 Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures Black Magic

Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures

It’s been emotional, 2015, to say the least.

# ireland - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 ‘I was wide awake!’ Ireland’s David Harte on NOT watching New Zealand-Australia at 4am Interview

‘I was wide awake!’ Ireland’s David Harte on NOT watching New Zealand-Australia at 4am

The hockey star played an integral role in his side’s historic qualification for the 2016 Olympics.

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda

One of its founders tells us how they did it.

# ireland - Monday 28 December, 2015

This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists

And it’s (usually) avoidable.

From The Daily Edge 15 tweets that sum up Ireland during Storm Frank Gas Tickets

15 tweets that sum up Ireland during Storm Frank

Stay safe out there, everyone. And keep up the jokes.