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# world - Sunday 18 March, 2018

These are the best places in the world to go birdwatching

From South Africa to Ecuador.

# world - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Pics: The world turns green for St Patrick's Day

Hundreds of landmarks across the world have turned green.

# world - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'The devastation in the room is palpable': Events held nationwide in memory of road traffic victims

Today is the international day for remembering all those killed on our roads.

# world - Saturday 18 February, 2017

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

# world - Sunday 25 December, 2016

BBQs and KFC : Here's what people in 10 different countries eat on Christmas Day

Reindeer meat is a favourite in one country.

# world - Monday 31 August, 2015

An Irish group has made the Catholic Church acknowledge Filipino children fathered by priests

The group has already reached a similar agreement with the Catholic church in Ireland.

# world - Saturday 18 July, 2015

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now

It ranges from Isis to climate change.

# world - Monday 19 January, 2015

The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic

Ireland has the 11th highest cost of living in the world.

# world - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

AirAsia plane wreckage, Irish man critical in Sydney, and Ebola patient’s deteriorating condition have everyone talking.

# world - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The42 Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash Top Three

Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash

Defeats for Australia and England, as well as Ireland’s win, mean a change in the official ladder.

# world - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# world - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# world - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"

That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.

# world - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth

These cities are commended for thinking outside the box of industry, design and urban planning.

# world - 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…

# world - Monday 16 June, 2014

Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year

It’s hoped that the project will see between 300 to 400 balloons circulating the globe, offering continuous service to a targeted area.

# world - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The42 Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez High Praise

Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez

The Everton boss says you “can’t teach” the qualities that the Irish international possesses.

# world - Monday 10 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pure in Heart, Frank Flannery’s resignation and the death of actress Eileen Colgan.

# world - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man continues quest to visit every Nando's in the world Hiya Chicken

Man continues quest to visit every Nando's in the world

Can you hear the drums for Nando’s?…

# world - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The42 5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014 Future Stars

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014

This quintet of young players look set for breakout years in the world of rugby.

# world - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The42 TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year Dream Team

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year

It wasn’t easy, but we’ve selected our best XV from the past year of action.

# world - Friday 6 December, 2013

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

# world - Thursday 5 December, 2013

This is how much the iPhone 5S costs around the world

You could be paying anything between €517 to €798 depending on where you’re based.

# world - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record

The Dundalk Charity Santa Fun Run needed 4000 Santas to beat the world record – did it succeed?

# world - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’

On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.

# world - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Drumroll, please… The top ten “most liveable cities” in the world have been named

Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.

# world - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Extract: The 'daily problems' in maintaining Ireland's neutrality during WW2

Confidential documents from the 1940s show that the maintenance of Ireland’s neutrality was going be difficult – and hard decisions on policy would have to be made practically every day.

# world - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons

Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.

# world - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

# world - Friday 28 December, 2012

1978: Ireland “laughing stock of progressive world” over divorce and contraceptives

As debates raged on divorce and separation, one Irish man wrote to the Taoiseach Jack Lynch from Australia to tell him what people thought of the country.

# world - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

# world - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

7 photos good enough to win a National Geographic contest

Photos taken in Afghanistan, Vietnam and Fiji all made the cut. Check out the beautiful images…

# world - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lemurs are "the world's most threatened mammal" Endangered

Lemurs are "the world's most threatened mammal"

The destruction of their tropical forest habitat and an upsurge in hunting has been blamed for depleting lemur numbers.

# world - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The week in photos: Streaming Week In Pics This post contains images

The week in photos: Streaming

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# world - Monday 2 July, 2012

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

# world - Friday 1 June, 2012

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two) The World In A Day This post contains images

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two)

Presenting part two of a snapshot of this massive project, which has seen submissions of thousands of photographs from around the world, taken on 15 May 2012…

# world - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: 'Soccer is the most important game in the world' Sneak Preview This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Soccer is the most important game in the world'

Eamon Dunphy, John Giles and Giovanni Trapattoni all feature in RTÉ’s latest sporting series, Green is the Colour.

# world - Sunday 8 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 9 examples of incredible Easter eggs Easter This post contains images

9 examples of incredible Easter eggs

From large chocolate eggs to hand-painted works of art, our slideshow features some of the most incredible Easter eggs you’re likely to see this year. How did your Easter treats measure up?

# world - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Incredible images in National Geographic 2011 Photo of the Year contest In The Frame This post contains images

Incredible images in National Geographic 2011 Photo of the Year contest

Over 20,000 photos are competing for the top prize of $10,000 for Photo of the Year.

# world - Friday 4 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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