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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Property investors still love us – but there could be competition from Spain

The Irish property feeding frenzy is still the most active in Europe, but Spain is heating up.

From The Score Easterby confirmed as forwards coach in Schmidt’s Ireland set up New Man

Easterby confirmed as forwards coach in Schmidt’s Ireland set up

The former international back row replaces John Plumtree in charge of the pack.

# ireland - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Northern Irish people swear more than anyone else on the internet Swear Jar

# ireland - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Over 222 children died in Bethany Home but 1939 report says they appeared ‘happy’

One child was taken to hospital with severe whooping cough, conjunctivitis and infected feet.

US ambassador designate says he would like to meet all parties in Northern Ireland

He said he would like to see everyone get back to the table so that the Haas proposals could be adopted.

From The Score Tindall bows out to complete England ’03 World Cup squad retirement Last In Line

Tindall bows out to complete England ’03 World Cup squad retirement

The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.

# ireland - Monday 14 July, 2014

Swimmer injured after jumping off rocks in Howth

The male swimmer is believed to have suffered a back injury while jumping off 30 foot cliffs into the water.

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015… but they can’t ratify decision just yet

Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.

Here’s how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict

The money will be used by the International Rescue Committee to help during times of conflict or natural disaster.

Ireland will be defending its record on human rights at the UN today

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will make her debut in front of the committee.

# ireland - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Score James Cluskey on Irish tennis’ steady improvement and why drug testing in the sport is inept Interview

James Cluskey on Irish tennis’ steady improvement and why drug testing in the sport is inept

The Dubliner also tells TheScore.ie about just missing out on Wimbledon.

# ireland - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score Introducing Ireland’s 20-year-old female drag racing prodigy Interview

Introducing Ireland’s 20-year-old female drag racing prodigy

Despite barely being out of school, Gabrielle McDonald had already won the Triple British Championships.

Ireland’s part in World War 1: Hear the stories, see the mementos and eat the food of the time

A free WW1 Road Show is being held at Trinity College today.

# ireland - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about who got what job in the Cabinet, the 12th of July parades and the future of the Poolbeg chimneys…

From The Score Irish provinces strong enough for Champions Cup success – O’Brien Tullow Tank

Irish provinces strong enough for Champions Cup success – O’Brien

The 27-year-old is fit, fresh and motivated ahead of a new season with Leinster and Ireland.

From Business ETC What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland) Way Out West

What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland)

Clare Island, off the Mayo coast, is an unlikely place to start a business, but that’s just what Carl O’Grady decided to do in 2012.

From Business ETC If EU house price rises were a music chart, would Ireland make the top 5? Countdown

# ireland - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Boyhood Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Boyhood

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Opinion: A simple ‘how to’ guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs

Gilmore’s light touch approach to Northern Ireland was one of his biggest misjudgements as a minister. Here are the three things his successor should consider…

# ireland - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year

Applications to Ireland were up 60 to 290.

# ireland - Monday 7 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Catherine Nevin, the death of Adrian Folan and whether the Garth Brooks gigs will go ahead…

From The Score Ireland’s Aisling Daly to compete in American reality TV show in search of next female UFC champion Opportunity Knocks

Ireland’s Aisling Daly to compete in American reality TV show in search of next female UFC champion

The 26-year-old Dubliner is set to feature in The Ultimate Fighter.

# ireland - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score How brothers ended up on opposite sides in yesterday’s Ireland-England hockey mach Explainer

How brothers ended up on opposite sides in yesterday’s Ireland-England hockey mach

Paul and Mark Gleghorne each represented one country in the match at Belfield.

Irish parents shell out for some of the highest childcare fees in Europe

A new report says that Ireland is one of only two countries where there is no minimum level of formal qualification for working with younger children.

# ireland - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Score Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England ACHIEVEMENT

Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England

It is the side’s first win over their neighbours since 2002 and first win on home soil since 1949.

From The Daily Edge Apparently Champ is Ireland’s most popular drunk food WTF?

Apparently Champ is Ireland’s most popular drunk food

Nothing like a bowl of spuds to end a night out.

# ireland - Friday 4 July, 2014

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn’t be scrapped

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

# ireland - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

From The Daily Edge Macklemore has made a love letter to Ireland Céad Míle Fáilte

Macklemore has made a love letter to Ireland

It’s really rather touching.

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define

My father was just 39 when he was killed by an IRA bomb. The fate that befell him has been like a virus in my family’s bloodstream; we can never forget.

# ireland - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Score ‘Do I want to be a pro? Hell yeah!’ Devin Toner reaping benefits of seeds sewn long ago Interview

‘Do I want to be a pro? Hell yeah!’ Devin Toner reaping benefits of seeds sewn long ago

The Meathman helps us chart his rise and rise from hurling in Castleknock to World Cup 2015.

From The Score What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up? Grit

What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?

The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.

What’s the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?

Hint: It’s not that far from home.

# ireland - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Roma children report, the incident on Dame Street and the Garth Brooks gigs…

From The Score Roy Keane looking forward to ‘exciting challenge’ as Aston Villa confirm Corkman as assistant manager Moonlighting

Roy Keane looking forward to ‘exciting challenge’ as Aston Villa confirm Corkman as assistant manager

The 42-year-old will continue as Martin O’Neill’s right-hand man in the Ireland set-up.

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

# ireland - Monday 30 June, 2014

Summer Sun: The sunset was pretty amazing tonight

You’ve been out snapping that lovely sky this evening….

Expert panel on discretionary medical cards need to be ‘generous and inclusive’

The closing date for submissions to the expert panel is today.

From Business ETC Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow Bright Future

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow

Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.