Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 19 January, 2017

#Ireland

# ireland - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From The42 Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him Interview

Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him

Simon Zebo has a look back at 2016 and talks more rap videos with Paddy Jackson.

From The42 'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio Interview

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

SPONSORED

# ireland - Friday 23 December, 2016

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace

There were fears Storm Barbara could have interfered with Santa’s travel plans.

# ireland - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'One of the most horrible experiences of my life': An Irish woman on travelling for an abortion

One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after her baby was diagnosed with a debilitating illness.

From The42 Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016 1 To 11 This post contains videos

Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016

Find out who makes the cut.

From The42 Ireland end the year 23rd in Fifa's World Rankings Standing Still

Ireland end the year 23rd in Fifa's World Rankings

Their Group D opponents Wales are 12th.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month

Enda Kenny is expected to hold a meeting about Brexit with the UK Prime Minister in Dublin.

Irish tourism has best ever year, with 9 million visits

There were 8,919,700 million visits to Ireland up to the end of November, an 11% increase compared to the same period in 2015.

10% increase in Irish passports issued this year - but Brexit's not to blame

That’s according to Minister Charlie Flanagan.

From The42 Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year Through A Lens This post contains images

Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year

It’s been an up and down 12 months.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016 Essential Viewing

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

These are well worth watching all over again.

# ireland - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Christmas bonus for Connacht and Ireland as New Zealand-born McCartney commits until 2020 Hooked

Christmas bonus for Connacht and Ireland as New Zealand-born McCartney commits until 2020

McCartney will be eligible to play for Ireland next October.

Pat Hickey is back in Ireland and is 'delighted' to be home for Christmas

The former OCI boss arrived in Dublin last night after spending time with family in the UK.

# ireland - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Ireland named 'best destination in Europe' by US travel publication

It’s the third year in a row Ireland has picked up the award from Travel Weekly.

From The Daily Edge 60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month MILF

60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month

And 371 searched for ‘Donegal’.

# ireland - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Nearly half of Irish people think it's time for a United Ireland

The poll comes as TheJournal.ie conducted a poll of every TD to ask if they want to see a border poll in the lifetime of the government.

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# ireland - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Ireland is 'team EU' in Brexit negotiations - Flanagan

“I am confident that we in Ireland and in “Team EU” will be ready for the negotiations.”

The risk of dying of cancer is significantly higher among Irish men than Irish women

Both diagnoses and death rates are higher among men.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 signs that Irish people are truly obsessed with sauce It's All Gravy

11 signs that Irish people are truly obsessed with sauce

Not THE sauce. Sauce sauce.

From The42 Munster's Edinburgh trip set for same weekend as Ireland face Scotland in Murrayfield Club And Country

Munster's Edinburgh trip set for same weekend as Ireland face Scotland in Murrayfield

Get your digs sorted sooner rather than later.

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# ireland - Monday 12 December, 2016

Warnings that any Brexit carnage on UK economy could be 'magnified' in Ireland

The UK’s House of Lords wants to protect the “unique nature” of the relationship between the two nations.

From The42 Tipp GAA chief can see reason behind Semple Stadium omisson from Ireland's RWC bid RWC 2023

Tipp GAA chief can see reason behind Semple Stadium omisson from Ireland's RWC bid

The Thurles venue did not make the long list at the recent launch.

# ireland - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'If this wasn't Ireland, this film would never have gotten made'

Director Billy O’Brien tells us about what went into making a film about a serial killer, set in the American midwest.

Ireland wants to build a relationship with Cuba

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan briefed his Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday about improving links between the two countries.

# ireland - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland goalkeeper Elliot set to play first game in over eight months next week Boost

Ireland goalkeeper Elliot set to play first game in over eight months next week

The Newcastle shot-stopper will play for their development side against Aston Villa on Monday after recovering from a serious knee injury.

From The Daily Edge Ellen Page is shooting a film in Dublin and just spotted some brilliant graffiti Love Your Queer Kids

'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years

The Maynooth University research-based book Family Rhythms compared families now to other generations – and where the trend is headed.

# ireland - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 Jaco Peyper won't ref Ireland in the 6 Nations Middle Men

Jaco Peyper won't ref Ireland in the 6 Nations

Jerome Garces will be the man in the middle for Ireland’s final day meeting with England at the Aviva.

From The42 'I'm giving thought to everywhere': Move abroad still among options for Jamie Heaslip Negotiation

'I'm giving thought to everywhere': Move abroad still among options for Jamie Heaslip

“I’ve travelled a lot of my life. I’m an army brat and I’ve lived abroad plenty.”

From The42 'This place is special': Lam open to return to Ireland, maybe even at the 2023 World Cup Welcome Anytime

'This place is special': Lam open to return to Ireland, maybe even at the 2023 World Cup

The Samoan thinks the 2023 tournament will definitely be here.

# ireland - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year

Prisoners found in possession of a mobile phone could be prosecuted.

# ireland - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 James McClean vows to end career at hometown club Derry City Candyman

James McClean vows to end career at hometown club Derry City

And he could also appear in the dugout.

From The42 Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists Talent This post contains videos

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady got his name on the scoresheet for Norwich City.

From The42 The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm Feature

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm

Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# ireland - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From The42 McFadden: Bonus points promise entertainment in 6 Nations, but much more work for coaches Bonus Time

McFadden: Bonus points promise entertainment in 6 Nations, but much more work for coaches

Fergus McFadden will be back running next week after ‘almost’ tearing his quad off the bone. Perfect timing for a new-look Six Nations.

# ireland - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The42 Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s Ali-oop

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

It's going to be foggy AND freezing across the country this morning

So be careful out there. Met Éireann has two weather warnings in place.