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# ireland - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The42 Has the boat to France sailed? 3 thoughts after Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland Post-mortem

Has the boat to France sailed? 3 thoughts after Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland

Chances of qualification now hang by a thread after they could only manage a 1-1 draw tonight.

These haunting photos show the sites of apparitions across Ireland

The photographer travelled the country snapping the sites.

From The42 Here’s how we rated the Boys in Green in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier Out Of 10

Here’s how we rated the Boys in Green in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier

Ireland played out a 1-1 draw with Scotland in Dublin this evening.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Euro 2016 qualifier COYBIG

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Euro 2016 qualifier

We were live from Lansdowne Road for a game that looks set define Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualification chances.

From The42 JJ Hanrahan assists three tries as Ireland come out on top against Italy Tbilisi Cup

JJ Hanrahan assists three tries as Ireland come out on top against Italy

Scores from Eoin Griffin, Andrew Conway, Stuart McCloskey and Tiernan O’Halloran helped Ireland to a comfortable win.

Cork’s disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google

They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.

The House of Lords spent a fair bit of time this week debating Ireland’s head shop laws

Hundreds of ‘legal high’ vendors face closure across Britain. Some politicians there aren’t particularly taken with Ireland’s approach to the problem.

From The42 McCarthy must step up for Ireland against Scotland Jimmy Mc

McCarthy must step up for Ireland against Scotland

The Everton midfielder needs to help move the margins in Ireland’s favour when they take on the nation of his birth on Saturday.

# ireland - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Paddy Power has just taken a major dig at Scotland’s ‘freedom’ ahead of the match Bravemove

# ireland - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month

While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.

Heard of ‘Black Mount’ and ‘Jim’s’ cigarettes? They’re available on the Irish black market…

Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.

# ireland - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand Next Gen

6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand

We’ve picked three Irish players who put in a promising shift against the best team in the world.

From The42 Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half Wolfpuppies

Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half

Ireland will now take on Wales for the right to contest the 4th/5th place play-off.

Wicklow footballer Mulhall captains Ireland Women 7s squad on Olympic quest

Here’s the Ireland Women’s 7s squad hoping to take an early Olympic place this month.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most Irish things to ever happen in the sunshine In The Sun

11 of the most Irish things to ever happen in the sunshine

We flourish in the sun. Once a year.

From The42 15 snap predictions with 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup Gone Til September

15 snap predictions with 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup

Can we just fast forward there right now?

# ireland - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

From The42 Here’s how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out Weakness This post contains videos

Here’s how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out

Ireland will have to lull them in to a false sense of security without conceding four brilliant tries tomorrow.

From The Daily Edge Irish women are sharing their dreams for a ‘feminist future’ on Twitter Feminist Futures

Irish women are sharing their dreams for a ‘feminist future’ on Twitter

It’s the number one trending topic in Ireland this evening.

From The42 Lucky escape for Irish Olympian after seven-man assault in London Kung Fu Kieran

Lucky escape for Irish Olympian after seven-man assault in London

Gymnast Kieran Behan was attacked outside his home.

From The42 Ex-Scotland boss: Change the rule that allows McCarthy and McGeady to play for Ireland Identity

Ex-Scotland boss: Change the rule that allows McCarthy and McGeady to play for Ireland

Craig Brown: “I would have wanted them to play for Scotland but the rules are the rules.”

Two arrested after Temple Bar fight between Ireland and England fans

Overall, however, the weekend was quiet.

# ireland - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

“You Irish people are in for a whooping”: The Westboro Baptist Church on the same-sex marriage referendum

Steve Drain, a representative for the church had some strong words for Anton Savage today.

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you…

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much

Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.

# ireland - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Jack Charlton was moved to tears by a standing ovation at Lansdowne Road

He walked out to Put ‘em Under Pressure.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the coolest hostels in Ireland Stay With Me

12 of the coolest hostels in Ireland

Because staying in a hotel is minus craic.

Traffic restrictions and extra gardaí – it must be time for Ireland v England…

The game will mark the first occasion the two countries have met on Irish soil since the infamous Lansdowne riot 20 years ago.

Nostalgic postcards take us back in time to an Ireland of old

Postcards from up and down Ireland capture life all those years ago.

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

From The42 ‘The simple things were going to win it’ — Ireland U20 star Ringrose Better Basics

‘The simple things were going to win it’ — Ireland U20 star Ringrose

The centre made his opportunities count on a day of dogged defence for the Wolfpuppies.

# ireland - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From The42 4 talking points after Ireland U20s do it the hard way against Scotland Wolfpuppies

4 talking points after Ireland U20s do it the hard way against Scotland

Nigel Carolan’s squad are still unbeaten in Pool C of the Junior World Championship.

He was Dublin’s favourite politician… but today he’s a ‘forgotten hero’

He is described as a “truly self-made man and a heroic figure”.

From The42 Ireland hang on for victory after delicious Dardis try Fun In The Sun

Ireland hang on for victory after delicious Dardis try

Scotland’s pack dominated the fixture for long stretches, but their handling errors let Ireland off the hook.

# ireland - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin man’s excellent blog proves that An Post will deliver pretty much anything Special Delivery
From The42 Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’ RWC2023

Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’

Italy, South Africa, France and the USA will provide competition for the Irish bid.

From The42 Ireland U20s look to recover from ‘shaky start’ with four changes to XV Fresh Faces

Ireland U20s look to recover from ‘shaky start’ with four changes to XV

Nigel Carolan has brought Connacht wing Ciaran Gaffney back in after his ankle injury.

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation does not feel the new agreement will do enough to stop doctors leaving the country.