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#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 20 February, 2017

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU

Daniel Mulhall criticised ‘snide’ remarks published in the Daily Telegraph.

From The Daily Edge This is the story behind *that* iconic photo of Michael D on a BMX Michael D

This is the story behind *that* iconic photo of Michael D on a BMX

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

From The42 Marmion ready to slot in for Murray and make first Six Nations start should he be called on Ireland's Call

Marmion ready to slot in for Murray and make first Six Nations start should he be called on

He was rested in Connacht’s win, with Pat Lam doing ‘what’s best for Ireland, what’s best for Connacht and what’s best for Kieran Marmion.’

From The42 Ringrose feeling the pressure but 'loving every second' of his first Six Nations Pressure Drop

Ringrose feeling the pressure but 'loving every second' of his first Six Nations

“I’m just trying to learn and enjoy every second of the opportunities I do get.”

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# ireland - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From The42 France recall Racing 92 duo for Ireland clash French Legion

France recall Racing 92 duo for Ireland clash

Brice Dulin and Henry Chavancy have been named in a 31-man squad for the visit to Dublin.

From The42 Van der Flier, Carbery and Dillane not included in Ireland squad to face France The Green Party

Van der Flier, Carbery and Dillane not included in Ireland squad to face France

Joe Schmidt has named his squad for Saturday’s game.

From The Daily Edge A group of Connacht rugby players visited a hospice in Galway for Valentine's Day Chocolate And Flowers
From The Daily Edge 18 of the very best reactions to Pint Baby One Night In Clare

18 of the very best reactions to Pint Baby

We’ve taken him into our hearts.

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From The42 'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete' 10 Years On This post contains videos

'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'

Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.

# ireland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are loving this photo of Michael D enjoying himself in Cuba Holiday Goals
From The Daily Edge 10 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to Sraith Pictiúr

10 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Táimid ar mhuin na muice!

From The42 'I had to learn to walk again. I was so nervous I wouldn't be able to hold myself up' Interview

'I had to learn to walk again. I was so nervous I wouldn't be able to hold myself up'

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson is back playing after a severe knee injury that could have ended his career.

# ireland - Friday 17 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Prime Time viewer sent one of its reporters fancy pens after she used a 'cheap biro' on air Fancy Pens
From The Daily Edge The great story behind one of the most quintessentially GAA photos of all time Friesian Out

The great story behind one of the most quintessentially GAA photos of all time

The shot that launched a thousand cow puns.

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed?

Are streets such as Victoria Street insulting?

From The Daily Edge The Brown Sugar hair salons in Dublin now serve free gin and tonics while you wait On The House

# ireland - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish Dad sent his son the most Dad text imaginable about 'the little lad in North Korea' U May Ring Yb

People had so many puns after four horses 'invaded' a doctor's office in Armagh yesterday

One man quipped: “Perhaps they were a little hoarse.”

From The42 Hammer blow for Ireland as captain Briggs ruled out of Six Nations Bad News

Hammer blow for Ireland as captain Briggs ruled out of Six Nations

The fullback has been sidelined with a hamstring problem.

From The Daily Edge Many congrats to the people of Armagh for all of the inevitable horse puns In A Stable Condition

Many congrats to the people of Armagh for all of the inevitable horse puns

One man quipped: “Perhaps they were a little hoarse.”

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From The Daily Edge A 92-year-old Irishman's magnificent life advice is inspiring people on Facebook Humans Of Dublin

# ireland - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

The latest Morgan McKinley employment monitor also suggests the city brain drain is coming to a halt.

# ireland - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Dawn to dusk: This timelapse captures stunning views along Ireland's Ancient East

All the way from Newgrange to the Hook Head.

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER

Daft.ie’s Ronan Lyons says height limits on Dublin buildings need to be loosened to prevent higher rents.

# ireland - Monday 13 February, 2017

Dunnes Stores takes top spot in supermarket rankings for second time

Dunnes took 22.7% of the market during in the 12 weeks to the end of January.

# ireland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Sleet, snow and rain expected today but the mercury is set to rise

The weather is expected to improve next week.

'Grave doubts' that Irish hospitals could cope with a massive disaster

“We would struggle to deliver care” warns consultant in emergency medicine as waiting lists and overcrowding dominate health sector.

# ireland - Saturday 11 February, 2017

From The42 Schmidt praises debutant Scannell after Ireland build big win from solid start Nkotb

Schmidt praises debutant Scannell after Ireland build big win from solid start

The Munster man got a late call to face Italy as Rory Best was unable to play.

From The42 As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland ran in nine tries against Italy in Rome.

From The42 Niall Scannell to start for Ireland in Italy as captain Best misses out LATE CHANGE

Niall Scannell to start for Ireland in Italy as captain Best misses out

Jamie Heaslip will lead Ireland out at Stadio Olimpico as Joe Schmidt’s side look to bounce back from opening day defeat.

From The42 10 years on from 'manic aggression': Behind the dressing room door on rugby's Croke Park debut Caught On Camera

10 years on from 'manic aggression': Behind the dressing room door on rugby's Croke Park debut

‘Everybody feels they were there,’ but O’Connell’s famous speech would only emerge much later.

# ireland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Park it! 'We made mistakes on the pitch, nothing to do with the bus'

Even best laid plans can unravel, so Ireland must show an ability to adapt and improvise.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt names team, Ireland drop in Fifa rankings and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt names team, Ireland drop in Fifa rankings and today's sport

Miss any of today’s sport? Catch up right here.

From The42 'People might laugh, but in a few years we'll be a very good team' -- Conor O'Shea Blue Sky Thinking

'People might laugh, but in a few years we'll be a very good team' -- Conor O'Shea

Italy’s head coach says his side have ‘a mountain to climb’ against his home nation this weekend.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to 11 February, 2007, the day Croke Park’s doors were opened to rugby.

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From The42 'Angry' Irish players eager to make amends, says Murray Roman Rumble

'Angry' Irish players eager to make amends, says Murray

Defeat in Scotland has cast a shadow on Schmidt’s squad this week, but they’re determined to issue an emphatic response.

From The42 Bench power and more talking points from Ireland's XV to face Italy 6 Nations

Bench power and more talking points from Ireland's XV to face Italy

Ireland are set up to finish strong in Rome.

From The42 'People have asked me that before - are you jealous of England? No is the answer' Going Pro

'People have asked me that before - are you jealous of England? No is the answer'

Ireland captain Paula Fitzpatrick talks professionalism in women’s rugby ahead of their next Six Nations test.

From The42 'Rugby isn't healthy for the mind, it's up and down': Comeback confidence fuelling Ireland for Rome rumble 6 Nations

'Rugby isn't healthy for the mind, it's up and down': Comeback confidence fuelling Ireland for Rome rumble

Keith Earls will travel to Italy intent on righting some wrongs from the opening weekend.

# ireland - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Calvin Nash starts for Ireland U20s on the back of senior Munster debut

Nigel Carolan has made two changes for the Italy game, with injured captain Jack Kelly missing out.