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#Ireland

# ireland - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

# ireland - Monday 9 April, 2018

Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'

There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.

Irish scientists will help build the world's most powerful and expensive telescope

The new telescope will be 10 times more powerful than the Hubble telescope and help us observe the first stars in the universe.

# ireland - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

# ireland - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Less talk, more action': Thousands take to streets of Dublin calling for end to homeless crisis

The number of homeless children has quintupled in under four years.

From The42 'Always being the little kid, you have to try and find a way not to get hit too hard’ Interview

'Always being the little kid, you have to try and find a way not to get hit too hard’

Instinct, intelligence, analysis: What makes Joey Carbery the player he is?

Ireland's one millionth parkrun is happening this morning

There are 75 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across the country.

What did Irish people do during Storm Emma? We watched RTÉ and logged onto Pornhub

Being stuck inside led to a spike in internet usage.

# ireland - Friday 6 April, 2018

From The42 'I was at every Leinster final. The Millennium was the best one, for me that stuck out' The Big Cheese

'I was at every Leinster final. The Millennium was the best one, for me that stuck out'

21-year-old second row James Ryan is hungry for more trophy success this season.

# ireland - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From The42 Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong HK7s

Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong

Billy Dardis and his team get their bid underway in Hong Kong early tomorrow morning.

From The42 'I need those games' - SOB keen on Australia tour after missing Grand Slam Almost There

'I need those games' - SOB keen on Australia tour after missing Grand Slam

The 31-year-old expects to return for Leinster next week against Benetton.

# ireland - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From The42 'All we've spoken about is Slovakia' - Focus on Friday first as Ireland ride the crest of a wave Not Seeing Double

'All we've spoken about is Slovakia' - Focus on Friday first as Ireland ride the crest of a wave

Denise O’Sullivan is relishing the challenge of back-to-back World Cup qualifiers in Tallaght.

From The42 Analysis: Munster man Rory Scannell's superb form keeps him in Ireland mix Glue

Analysis: Munster man Rory Scannell's superb form keeps him in Ireland mix

The 24-year-old has been a key player for his province for the past three seasons.

# ireland - Monday 2 April, 2018

From The42 Ireland U21 international Manning redeems himself after own goal with late strike for QPR Redemption

Ireland U21 international Manning redeems himself after own goal with late strike for QPR

Galway native Ryan Manning scored for both sides as QPR beat Norwich at Loftus Road on Monday afternoon.

# ireland - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

# ireland - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From The42 Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years Sheasy This post contains videos

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

# ireland - Friday 30 March, 2018

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula

Exclusive extract from archaeologist Neil Jackman’s new book about the historical treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.

# ireland - Thursday 29 March, 2018

After criticism of Poland in Irish court, Europe goes on attack over country's 'serious violations'

The Council of Europe has said that news laws passed in Poland seriously violated anti-corruption standards.

From The42 'That's football' - Ireland's Horgan staying positive through Preston frustrations Head Up

'That's football' - Ireland's Horgan staying positive through Preston frustrations

‘It’s nobody’s fault, it’s just one of those things.’

# ireland - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 Marius van der Westhuizen to referee Ireland's first Test against Australia Official Business

Marius van der Westhuizen to referee Ireland's first Test against Australia

The South African was due to be assistant referee for Ireland’s Grand Slam victory in Twickenham, but was replaced after his involvement in an England training

# ireland - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Taoiseach says expulsion of Russian diplomat from Ireland is an 'act of solidarity' with the UK

Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that when it comes to the use of chemical weapons Ireland is “not neutral one bit”.

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?

“Expelling diplomats is ‘cheap diplomacy’,” one expert said. “It’s a low-cost way of reacting, and it doesn’t cost anything financially.”

# ireland - Monday 26 March, 2018

UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job

Simon Case is leaving his role to become Prince William’s private secretary.

From The42 Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland Pack Leader

Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland

Simon Raiwalui helped Stade Francais claim their Bouclier in 2015 and is currently working with Biarritz.

# ireland - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Why two floors of Dublin's 'stately home of death' are still closed to the public

A large portion of the collection is off limits.

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

We talk to Isobel Mahon, the writer and star of the play Boom?, which looks at boom-time Ireland.

From The42 'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years Serious Achievement This post contains videos

'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years

Goals from Troy Parrott and Sean Brennan made sure of Ireland’s spot at the European U17 Championships to be held in England at the start of May.

# ireland - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects Bright Future This post contains videos

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects

Ireland secured a much-needed win against Kosovo on Saturday to keep alive their chances of reaching the Uefa U19 Championships in Finland.

From The42 Goalkeeper Colin Doyle starts for Bradford just 20 hours after playing in Turkey 4,000km away Dedication

Goalkeeper Colin Doyle starts for Bradford just 20 hours after playing in Turkey 4,000km away

The 32-year-old played 90 minutes during a 1-0 friendly defeat to Turkey last night before keeping a clean sheet on Saturday afternoon against Gillingham.

How Ireland lost 25 minutes because of a British law passed after the 1916 Rising

Ireland had Dublin Mean Time that was separate to Greenwich Mean Time until 1 October 1916.

# ireland - Friday 23 March, 2018

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

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Martin O’Neill’s side were on the road for their first game of 2018.

# ireland - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The42 'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks' Succession Plan

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'

Joe Schmidt’s plans after 2019 remain uncertain but the All Blacks have been following his success with interest.

From The42 'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience Upward Curve

'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience

The young centre was a regular in Joe Schmidt’s camp through the Six Nations.

From The42 'I think Chinese Whispers came into play post-my injury a year ago' - Heaslip Data Protection

'I think Chinese Whispers came into play post-my injury a year ago' - Heaslip

The retired Jamie Heaslip has become heavily involved with International Rugby Players.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam Player Welfare

Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half believes the IRFU’s central contracting system is a key strength.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

From The42 Grand Slam victory the most-watched programme on Irish TV this year Ratings Winner

Grand Slam victory the most-watched programme on Irish TV this year

The Six Nations tie between England and Ireland attracted an average audience of just over 950,000 viewers.

Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules

The case involves the alleged torture and ill-treatment of 14 men who were interned in the North in 1971.

# ireland - Monday 19 March, 2018

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

From The Daily Edge 7 sounds that are guaranteed to send a shiver of terror through every Irish person Sound Of Fear

7 sounds that are guaranteed to send a shiver of terror through every Irish person

From Glenroe to Sepp Blatter, the fear is real.