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#Japan

# japan - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 'We're not making any excuses. We didn't play well and we've got a lot of work to do' Reaction

'We're not making any excuses. We didn't play well and we've got a lot of work to do'

All errors made this evening can be rectified, says Ireland head coach Tom Tierney and Hannah Tyrrell.

From The42 As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Bring It

As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

Ireland pulled off a huge comeback to make it two wins from two against Japan.

# japan - Saturday 12 August, 2017

This Rolls Royce of fidget spinners is here... but it doesn't come cheap

A Japanese company is using its expertise in ball bearings for satellite to make premium fidget spinners.

# japan - Friday 11 August, 2017

From The42 'We're trying to embrace the expectation and pressure, but it caught us' Wrwc 2017

'We're trying to embrace the expectation and pressure, but it caught us'

A home World Cup isn’t always an advantage.

# japan - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From The42 Gone in 11 seconds: Quickest try of the day helps France rout Japan and top Ireland's pool Douze Points! This post contains videos

Gone in 11 seconds: Quickest try of the day helps France rout Japan and top Ireland's pool

Romane Menager’s extremely early try and Caroline Ladagnous’ hat-trick ensured a comfortable start for Ireland’s rivals.

# japan - Sunday 6 August, 2017

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

# japan - Saturday 29 July, 2017

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

# japan - Friday 28 July, 2017

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions

The launch came a day after North Korea celebrated what it calls “Victory Day”.

# japan - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Japanese woman arrested on suspicion of destroying ex-partner's 54 violins worth nearly €1 million

The 54 violins and 70 bows that were destroyed were worth a reported €814,000.

# japan - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Japanese woman dies of tick disease after being bitten by a stray cat

“It’s still not confirmed the virus came from the cat, but it’s possible that it’s the (world’s) first case,” a health ministry official said.

# japan - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Japan protests against bid to recognise Korean women forced into brothels

Japanese troops forced thousands of women to work in brothels during World War II.

# japan - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Long-lost photo supposedly of Amelia Earhart couldn't be her, says expert

A new documentary claims to shed new light on her disappearance.

# japan - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy

Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.

# japan - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Airline apologises after wheelchair user forced to crawl up steps to board plane

Vanilla Air has apologised to the man following the incident.

# japan - Monday 26 June, 2017

From The42 Three magic Keith Earls assists and all the highlights from Ireland's summer tour to the US and Japan Full Flight This post contains videos

Three magic Keith Earls assists and all the highlights from Ireland's summer tour to the US and Japan

Not content with sealing a record for himself, the Limerick man assisted five tries for five different scorers.

# japan - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 The big winners from Ireland's high-scoring summer tour Top Men

The big winners from Ireland's high-scoring summer tour

Ireland had some freedom to play in the US and Japan, but these men made the most of the chances.

From The42 50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms Reaction

50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms

It was far from the free-running rugby of the opening two Tests, but Ireland’s willingness to work was exemplified by their totemic lock.

From The42 Three out of three! Ireland put Japan to the sword and end summer tour on a high Winning

Three out of three! Ireland put Japan to the sword and end summer tour on a high

Joe Schmidt’s side saw the game out 35-13.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour Liveblog

As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour

We’ve got an early minute-by-minute in store for you as Ireland wrap up their season in Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium.

# japan - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 Overshadowed by Lions, but Ireland a joy to watch at tail end of historic season Big In Japan

Overshadowed by Lions, but Ireland a joy to watch at tail end of historic season

The finale of a lengthy international campaign is your early-morning appetiser.

# japan - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Joe Schmidt makes six changes to Irish side to face Japan Eastern Promise

Joe Schmidt makes six changes to Irish side to face Japan

Hooker James Tracy will start in an Irish team for the first time.

# japan - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From The42 'Even when I was fifth choice I was doing my own routine, training as best I could' -- Tracy primed for Ireland start Jt Hooker

'Even when I was fifth choice I was doing my own routine, training as best I could' -- Tracy primed for Ireland start

The Kildare man has been patient for province and country, but promises to grab any Test start opportunity with two hands.

# japan - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

All the little affirmations paying off as Andrew Conway revels chance to wear Ireland jersey

The Munster wing says he was not consistent enough to earn international recognition before this year.

# japan - Monday 19 June, 2017

US Navy identifies sailors killed in crash with cargo ship

Their bodies were found yesterday.

# japan - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls

It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship

The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown.

From The42 Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win Reaction

Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool looks even more manageable after this morning’s seven-try rout.

From The42 Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan Record Pace

Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan

Joe Schmidt’s side hit the 50-point mark for the second week running thanks to big displays from Earls and Jack Conan.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour Brave Blossoms

As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour

We’re getting in a pre-breakfast helping of international rugby. There’s plenty for everyone.

# japan - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From The42 Solidity all important as Ireland tackle Sunwolves-laded Japan after heavy travel week Familiar Feel

Solidity all important as Ireland tackle Sunwolves-laded Japan after heavy travel week

Experimentation has taken a back seat this week after five new caps were unleashed against the US.

From The42 Schmidt makes six changes to Ireland side ahead of Japan Test Team News

Schmidt makes six changes to Ireland side ahead of Japan Test

Off the back of a comprehensive win over the US Eagles, Ireland face stiffer competition in Shizuoka on Saturday.

From The42 JVDF ready to do without scrum cap again as Ireland board bullet train Hot And Heavy

JVDF ready to do without scrum cap again as Ireland board bullet train

The flanker reckons it’s around 15 years since he played without headgear, but the heat in New Jersey and Japan has forced a change.

# japan - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From The42 'Great day for the family,' but whirlwind tour leaves little time for Scannell brothers to celebrate Brothers Grin

'Great day for the family,' but whirlwind tour leaves little time for Scannell brothers to celebrate

Staving off jet-lag is the first job for Joe Schmidt’s squad after arriving in Japan yesterday.

From The42 Ringrose will continue to hone kicking skills, but it may be a while before you see him with the tee again Repertoire

Ringrose will continue to hone kicking skills, but it may be a while before you see him with the tee again

The centre landed a beauty from the sideline in New Jersey, but it won’t necessarily become a regular occurence.

# japan - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From The42 Blow for Ireland as Carbery will miss rest of summer tour Sayonara

Blow for Ireland as Carbery will miss rest of summer tour

The out-half will be sidelined for four weeks with an ankle injury.

# japan - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 Four years on from passenger's role in North America, Marmion intent on putting his stamp on tour State Of Mind

Four years on from passenger's role in North America, Marmion intent on putting his stamp on tour

The Connacht scrum-half jokes that meeting JJ Watt was one the highlights of the last tour to the US as he was left out of both matchday squads.

# japan - Friday 2 June, 2017

Surge in number of Japanese men taking out 'groper insurance'

The increase was triggered by a spate of incidents where men suspected of molesting female commuters fled the scene.

# japan - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From The42 Geordan Murphy would have liked to get Ireland's coaching call too Career Path

Geordan Murphy would have liked to get Ireland's coaching call too

Three backs-focused coaches are helping Ireland’s summer tour preparations, but Murphy feels caught between two stools as an Irishman in the English system.

# japan - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 Tommy O'Donnell ruled out injured as Ruddock appointed Ireland captain for summer tour Tod

Tommy O'Donnell ruled out injured as Ruddock appointed Ireland captain for summer tour

Ulster’s Sean Reidy will replace the Munster man once the squad get to Japan for the second and third matches of their tour.

# japan - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Joe Schmidt includes eight uncapped players in squad for Ireland's summer tour New Faces

Joe Schmidt includes eight uncapped players in squad for Ireland's summer tour

One more name will be added after this weekend’s provincial games.

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