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# ireland - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation

From the US to Japan, they read lines from the document.

# ireland - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 19 Of The Hardest Things About Living In Ireland The Old Sod

19 Of The Hardest Things About Living In Ireland

The hardships…

In pictures: the Easter Monday celebration of the 1916 centenary

There was a LOT going on in Dublin and around Ireland today.

# ireland - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From The42 Quintana wins Tour of Catalonia, Dan Martin finishes third Report

Quintana wins Tour of Catalonia, Dan Martin finishes third

The Irish cyclist has shown some encouraging form of late.

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet

The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.

From The42 Mike Ross: ‘I might be 36, but I’ve the same miles on the clock as a 30-year-old’ Interview

Mike Ross: ‘I might be 36, but I’ve the same miles on the clock as a 30-year-old’

Ireland’s cornerstone knows he can’t go on forever.and he has tried his hand at coaching already.

# ireland - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 ‘If I score in the Euros I’ll definitely do the cartwheel, I just hope I don’t get stuck’ – Robbie Keane New Chapter

‘If I score in the Euros I’ll definitely do the cartwheel, I just hope I don’t get stuck’ – Robbie Keane

The Ireland captain was in flying form in an interview with Soccer AM this morning.

# ireland - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 MON: ‘I thought we could have a wee bit more confidence when in possession’ Room To Improve

MON: ‘I thought we could have a wee bit more confidence when in possession’

Ireland continue their unbeaten home run but Martin O’Neill finds room for improvement.

From The42 New faces for the Euros? 3 talking points from Ireland’s win against Switzerland Reaction

New faces for the Euros? 3 talking points from Ireland’s win against Switzerland

Shane Duffy and Ciaran Clark consolidated their Euro claims, but it was a frustrating debut for Alan Judge.

From The42 Clark header sees Ireland’s Euro 2016 hopefuls dig out Swiss win COYBIG

Clark header sees Ireland’s Euro 2016 hopefuls dig out Swiss win

Good Friday for the Boys in Green in the first of their Euro 2016 warm-ups.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly

There was live football on Good Friday as the Aviva Stadium hosted the Boys in Green in a Euro 2016 warm-up game.

From The42 Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test Chance To Impress

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test

The Brentford midfielder starts in tonight’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 Italy confirm Conor O’Shea as new head coach on four-year contract Irish Abroad

Italy confirm Conor O’Shea as new head coach on four-year contract

O’Shea will take the IRFU’s Stephen Aboud with him to oversee development in the country.

# ireland - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Quiz: Can you recognise these Swiss footballers ahead of tomorrow’s friendly against Ireland? Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Can you recognise these Swiss footballers ahead of tomorrow’s friendly against Ireland?

The countries face off in the Aviva tomorrow night.

From The42 Sean O’Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt Too Soon

Sean O’Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt

The Leinster flanker hopes to return from his ripped hamstring tendon in a month’s time.

# ireland - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 Can Ireland beat the All Blacks? ‘I can’t see it coming any time soon,’ says Saili Being Frank

Can Ireland beat the All Blacks? ‘I can’t see it coming any time soon,’ says Saili

Ireland’s only active All Black says the skill levels ‘back home’ are just too far ahead.

# ireland - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown

Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

Both Ireland and Northern Ireland would be (financially) better off reunified

€35 billion better off, apparently.

# ireland - Monday 21 March, 2016

Over half of Irish people want a united Ireland

54% of people said yes.

From The42 ‘They’re already writing us off in South Africa’ – Stander Bish Bash Boks

‘They’re already writing us off in South Africa’ – Stander

The Ireland back-rower plans to prove the doubters wrong later this year.

# ireland - Sunday 20 March, 2016

This bear bone discovery in Sligo could re-write Irish history

The examination of a bear patella shows that humans were in Ireland 2,500 years earlier than thought.

From The Daily Edge 15 of the most Wicklow things that have ever happened The Garden

15 of the most Wicklow things that have ever happened

Low, low, low, low.

From The42 Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship Top XV

Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship

Scotland and the champions dominate our selection.

# ireland - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 CJ Stander channelled his inner NFL player to get over the Scottish line Beast Mode This post contains videos

CJ Stander channelled his inner NFL player to get over the Scottish line

The Munster man has been immense in the opening 40 minutes against Scotland

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

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Championship

Ireland took on Scotland, as both sides looked to end their Six Nations campaign on a high.

# ireland - Friday 18 March, 2016

From The42 3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland Prospects

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

32 beautiful celebrations of every county in Ireland

Not a bad looking country, really.

Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight

A report published in the Evening Standard found that more than 7,500 children were detained overnight last year.

From The Daily Edge 32 beautiful celebrations of every county in Ireland Take A Tour

32 beautiful celebrations of every county in Ireland

Not a bad looking country, really.

# ireland - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The42 Zebo not worried by post-match reviews, he’ll continue to offload when the time is right Skills

Zebo not worried by post-match reviews, he’ll continue to offload when the time is right

Zebo kick-started Ireland’s excellent first-half try against Italy with a sublime offload.

From The42 CJ Stander no longer playing like he’s got something to prove Just Right For Us

CJ Stander no longer playing like he’s got something to prove

The big back row also told us of the ‘massive’ St Patrick’s Day celebrations he used to see in South Africa.

PHOTOS: The world’s most famous landmarks are going green today GLOBAL GREENING This post contains images

PHOTOS: The world’s most famous landmarks are going green today

About 190 locations are giving a nod to Ireland.

From The42 Schmidt: ‘We never felt we were drowning, but we were struggling to stay on the surface’ Taking Stock

Schmidt: ‘We never felt we were drowning, but we were struggling to stay on the surface’

The head coach made an early incision in the post-mortem of Ireland’s failed title defence.

Ever wondered why Montserrat have a day off for St Patrick’s Day too?

Today, Montserrat’s connection to an ‘Irish’ identity is strong but this has not always been the case.

From The42 O’Donnell returns and more talking points from the Ireland XV to face Scotland Opinion

O’Donnell returns and more talking points from the Ireland XV to face Scotland

Just when you thought it was safe to predict an unchanged Ireland team, Tommy forced his way back in.

From The42 Tommy O’Donnell restored to number 7 jersey in Ireland team to face Scotland Notorious Tod

Tommy O’Donnell restored to number 7 jersey in Ireland team to face Scotland

Rory Best has been able to shake off a calf problem and will lead Ireland out against Vern Cotter’s in-form side.

From The42 Gray and Russell miss out as Scotland change three for Dublin visit Starting XV

Gray and Russell miss out as Scotland change three for Dublin visit

The injured duo won’t be fit in time to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

Ireland is the 19th happiest country in the world

Happier than the UK, less happy than Israel.