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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 27 April, 2015

#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

Irish construction supervisor killed in New York crane accident

The man has been named as Trevor Loftus from Pallaskenry in Limerick.

# irish-abroad - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The42 London Irish have added another Irishman to their Premiership squad Exiles

London Irish have added another Irishman to their Premiership squad

Meanwhile, there’s another former Leinster lock on the move in England.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan has been named in the Football League Team of the Decade Accolade

Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan has been named in the Football League Team of the Decade

Daryl Murphy missed out on Championship Player of the Year, however.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The42 Two more young Irishmen are heading for the English Championship Exiles

Two more young Irishmen are heading for the English Championship

Ross Adair and Charlie Butterworth are leaving Ulster in the summer.

# irish-abroad - Monday 13 April, 2015

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders – because of these maggots

Swedish police are telling people to avoid Irish builders – because of these maggots

They say the men put the maggots in a wall.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The42 James Coughlan may be joined by another All Black in Pau Irish Abroad

James Coughlan may be joined by another All Black in Pau

Life is good for the Irishman in the Béarn.

# irish-abroad - Friday 27 March, 2015

From The42 Conor O’Shea happy at Harlequins amidst links to Italy job post-World Cup Irish Abroad

Conor O’Shea happy at Harlequins amidst links to Italy job post-World Cup

The former Leinster and Ireland fullback has not spoken to the Italian Rugby Federation.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From The42 Could Fulham starlet Sean Kavanagh be the answer to Ireland’s left-back problems? One To Watch

Could Fulham starlet Sean Kavanagh be the answer to Ireland’s left-back problems?

The 21-year-old from Dublin is described as one of the club’s ‘brightest young prospects.’

# irish-abroad - Monday 16 March, 2015

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick’s Day since 2011 Exclusive

If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The42 Mayo man Pearce Hanley named in AFL’s top 50 list Irish Abroad

Mayo man Pearce Hanley named in AFL’s top 50 list

The Brisbane Lions midfielder features at number 37.

# irish-abroad - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 Two Irishmen nominated for English Championship player of the month Irish Abroad

Two Irishmen nominated for English Championship player of the month

Peter Lydon and Declan Cusack have both been impressing with their place-kicking and general play.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The42 It was a risk leaving Ireland but it’s paying off for a former Leinster flanker at London Irish Irish Abroad

It was a risk leaving Ireland but it’s paying off for a former Leinster flanker at London Irish

Conor Gilsenan’s good form has led to a new two-year deal with the Exiles.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Over £16k raised online for Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia

Lisa Orsi plays for the local GAA team the Singapore Gaelic Lions.

# irish-abroad - Monday 23 February, 2015

GAA team of Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia: ‘Lisa’s condition isn’t good’

The family of 22-year-old Lisa Orsi have flown out to Asia.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 truths Irish people need the world to understand Understanding

13 truths Irish people need the world to understand

Please. Say no more.

# irish-abroad - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight Audacious

The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight

Richie Whelan and Paul McEvoy flew over without a ticket but that didn’t stop them getting in.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From The42 Could Irishman Eoin Doyle be playing alongside Frank Lampard next season? The Big Apple

Could Irishman Eoin Doyle be playing alongside Frank Lampard next season?

New York City have made a bid for the striker.

# irish-abroad - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The42 Another Munster player will be joining James Coughlan in Pau, but Denis Hurley is staying put Irish Abroad

Another Munster player will be joining James Coughlan in Pau, but Denis Hurley is staying put

Back row Paddy Butler’s exit was also confirmed today.

# irish-abroad - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The42 Rory Gaffney is the latest League of Ireland graduate but he’s after further honours at Cambridge A+ Student

Rory Gaffney is the latest League of Ireland graduate but he’s after further honours at Cambridge

The U’s host Man United in the FA Cup fourth round tonight.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

“Remarkably stupid” Irishman gets stuck in air vent sneaking into Australian nightclub

Hugh McMahon had reportedly been thrown out twice already.

# irish-abroad - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 O’Shea among the tries while Davidson’s Aurillac beat O’Sullivan’s Biarritz Exiles

O’Shea among the tries while Davidson’s Aurillac beat O’Sullivan’s Biarritz

We’ve rounded up all the Irish involvements in England and France over the weekend.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 Ex-Leinster prop O’Connell driven in pursuit of promotion with Bristol Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster prop O’Connell driven in pursuit of promotion with Bristol

The strongly-backed Championship club are benefiting from the 24-year-old’s dynamic performances.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 A former Munster scrum-half is up for Premiership try of the week Irish Abroad

A former Munster scrum-half is up for Premiership try of the week

Paul Rowley’s effort for London Welsh is facing stiff competition from the likes of Stephen Myler.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 20-year-old Irish prop Coulson signs new deal with Top 14 outfit Grenoble Exiles

20-year-old Irish prop Coulson signs new deal with Top 14 outfit Grenoble

The 20-year-old loosehead has impressed under head coach Bernard Jackman.

# irish-abroad - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The42 Sexton’s brother makes Premiership debut while Rowley scores first try Exiles

Sexton’s brother makes Premiership debut while Rowley scores first try

Here’s how the Irish players and coaches based in England and France got on over the weekend.

# irish-abroad - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 Andy Keogh channels his inner Hannibal Lecter as his prolific form continues Irish Eye

Andy Keogh channels his inner Hannibal Lecter as his prolific form continues

The Irish international was on target again this morning.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 One Limerick girl has been tearing up American college field hockey for the last two years Irish Abroad

One Limerick girl has been tearing up American college field hockey for the last two years

Roisin Upton has won two NCAA field hockey championships with the University of Connecticut.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From The42 Court off the mark in the Premiership as Irish coaches taste defeat Exiles

Court off the mark in the Premiership as Irish coaches taste defeat

Here’s how the Irish players in the English and French leagues got on over the weekend.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

New Zealand police say sorry: That guy with the sideways kayak was NOT Irish

Police say he had a “foreign accent.” The man himself says that’s not true.

# irish-abroad - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The42 Keith Andrews left in limbo after Watford fallout while Galway teenager is in talks with QPR Irish Abroad

Keith Andrews left in limbo after Watford fallout while Galway teenager is in talks with QPR

The midfielder has been been deemed surplus to requirements at Vicarage Road.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The42 Magic of the FA Cup rubbing off on Dubliner Craig Mahon as he hopes to catch the eye Green Shoots

Magic of the FA Cup rubbing off on Dubliner Craig Mahon as he hopes to catch the eye

The Irish youth international scored Chester’s winning goal in the first round and today has the chance to do it against Barnsley.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The42 Darren O’Dea given chance to revive career as Blackpool sign defender on short-term deal Pen To Paper

Darren O’Dea given chance to revive career as Blackpool sign defender on short-term deal

The 27-year-old had been without a club since leaving Metalurh Donetsk in August.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Undocumented and living in the US? Here’s what the new immigration reforms mean for you

In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From The42 Noel Hunt comes off the bench to make Ipswich debut, scores 95th minute winner Dream Start

Noel Hunt comes off the bench to make Ipswich debut, scores 95th minute winner

It was the striker’s first goal in 22 months.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# irish-abroad - Monday 24 November, 2014

Here’s how much we’re spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The42 Do we see the best of Jon Walters in an Ireland jersey? He’s scored again today for Stoke Irish Abroad

Do we see the best of Jon Walters in an Ireland jersey? He’s scored again today for Stoke

Walters scored last time out against Tottenham as well.

# irish-abroad - Friday 21 November, 2014

Stena Line has cancelled its Christmas ferries from Holyhead

The company made the decision “for commercial and operational reasons.”

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm RIP

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm

Brian Farrell’s family say his body was found in water close to where he was last seen.

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