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#Azerbaijan

# azerbaijan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The42 Off the mark! Fortuitous Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix to lead title race F1

# azerbaijan - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 Injury-time goal secures big away win for Northern Ireland in World Cup qualifiers Road To Russia

Injury-time goal secures big away win for Northern Ireland in World Cup qualifiers

Michael O’Neill’s side were heading for a goalless draw in Azerbaijan until the 92nd minute.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's David Oliver Joyce as he bows out of the Olympics Report

Disappointment for Ireland's David Oliver Joyce as he bows out of the Olympics

It’s been a bad few days for Irish boxing, after Paddy Barnes was surprisingly beaten yesterday.

# azerbaijan - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row RIP

Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row

A 30-year-old photo and video journalist for a number of online publications passed away in hospital.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From The42 Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail Sugar Sean

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland'

Ireland has the potential to make a difference in two situations that have been raising concerns for human rights groups.

# azerbaijan - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision Eurovision 2014

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision

They love us! They really love us!

# azerbaijan - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# azerbaijan - Monday 23 September, 2013

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims

The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.

# azerbaijan - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?

Irish-produced film asks question as Eurovision 2012 hosts put under the lens for corruption and alleged human rights abuses.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

No, really: Russia says somebody stole its Eurovision votes

A minister says Russia came second in Azerbaijan’s public vote – and wonders why his country awarded Russia nul points.

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

From The42 Azerbaijan shatter Northern Ireland 2014 dream Setback

Azerbaijan shatter Northern Ireland 2014 dream

A 1-1 draw put a serious dent in the World Cup hopes of Michael O’Neill’s men.

# azerbaijan - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From The42 Ireland U17s secure hard-earned win over Azerbaijan Success

Ireland U17s secure hard-earned win over Azerbaijan

Tom Mohan’s side continued their preparations for the UEFA Championships qualifiers with a victory in Castlebar today.

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# azerbaijan - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Azerbaijan says it foiled a terrorist plot at the Eurovision

Forty people were arrested yesterday as part of investigations by Azerbaijan security services.

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The42 International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners Final Preparations

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

Check out everything you need to know about all tonight’s international games here.

# azerbaijan - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide Eurovision This post contains videos

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide

Sweden’s Loreen powers to victory with ‘Euphoria’, while Jedward fail to make an impact and finish tied for 19th place.

From The Daily Edge As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final Douze Points!

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final

Could Jedward take a surprise victory from Ireland – or would solid songs and friendly neighbours ensure Sweden and Russia ran away with it?

Poll: Will you vote in the Eurovision final tonight? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote in the Eurovision final tonight?

Will you cast your vote or do you have other plans? Let us know…

# azerbaijan - Friday 25 May, 2012

Anti-government protestors 'dragged away' ahead of Eurovision final

A reporter saw dozens of protesters being bundled onto buses and roughed up in Baku.

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification Edzerbaijohn This post contains images

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification

John and Edward met some of their fans in Azerbaijan today after their Eurovision success last night.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku Eurovision

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku

The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision Song Contest? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision Song Contest?

The semi-finals begin this evening, with the big finale on Saturday. Will you admit to sneaking a peek?

From The Daily Edge Jedward face 1:30am performance in order to make Eurovision final Edzerbaijohn This post contains videos

Jedward face 1:30am performance in order to make Eurovision final

Azerbaijan is three hours ahead of CET, and four ahead of Ireland – meaning a late night in Baku…

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Jedward dress up as tubs of popcorn (literally) at the Eurovision Edzerbaijohn This post contains videos

VIDEO: Jedward dress up as tubs of popcorn (literally) at the Eurovision

Also, in case you needed to know, Azerbaijan has been renamed ‘Ed-zerbai-john’. Got that?

# azerbaijan - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Jedmania as Jedward 'jed off' in search of Eurovision glory Eurovision This post contains videos

Video: Jedmania as Jedward 'jed off' in search of Eurovision glory

Hysteria at Dublin Airport this morning…

# azerbaijan - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: The Russian grannies that will sing at the Eurovision song contest Eurovision This post contains videos

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Irish songwriter hoping for Eurovision success - with Moldova

Aidan O’Connor’s track Live Forever is in the running to become Moldova’s national entry to Azerbaijan.

# azerbaijan - Friday 2 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 7 things to know about the 75-year-old representing the UK at Eurovision Englebert Who? This post contains videos

7 things to know about the 75-year-old representing the UK at Eurovision

The UK is sending Engelbert Humperdinck – who last had a chart hit in 1972 – to Azerbaijan. Here is your crash course.

# azerbaijan - Saturday 25 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Jedward thank their 'jedicated' fans as they head for Eurovision... again Jedward

# azerbaijan - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report Azerbaijan This post contains videos

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report

Human Rights Watch says that homeowners have been forcibly evicted and their houses demolished in the area where the arena for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is being built.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland bother entering the Eurovision any more? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland bother entering the Eurovision any more?

Ireland has the best record of any Eurovision entrant, but we haven’t won it since televoting was introduced. Should we still try?

From The Daily Edge VIDEOS: Which of these songs should be Ireland's Eurovision entry? Eurovision 2012 This post contains a poll This post contains videos

VIDEOS: Which of these songs should be Ireland's Eurovision entry?

The Eurosong entrants have been released ‘early’ to help the public make their choice. Which of the five should we send?

# azerbaijan - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host

The Italian PM has pulled the plug on the country’s 2020 Olympic Games bid.

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

From The42 Poll: Who would you prefer Ireland to get in the play-offs? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you prefer Ireland to get in the play-offs?

Trap’s side will face one of either Turkey, Estonia, Bosnia or Montenegro. Who would you favour?

# azerbaijan - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The42 Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis Dream Alive

Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis

There was disappointment for Darren O’Neill and Michael Conlon, however, on mixed day for Irish.

# azerbaijan - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The42 Ireland off to a winning start in Baku Worlds

Ireland off to a winning start in Baku

Belfast flyweight Michael Conlon is safely through to the last 32 at the AIBA World Championships.

# azerbaijan - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The42 Azerbaijan accused of splashing $9m to buy boxing gold at 2012 Olympics Trouble?

Azerbaijan accused of splashing $9m to buy boxing gold at 2012 Olympics

Olympic boxing once again in the spotlight over corruption allegations, as the International Amateur Boxing Association deny any wrongdoing.

# azerbaijan - Sunday 4 September, 2011

From The42 Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown

Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown

In our boxing round-up this week: Willie Casey and Carl Frampton nearly fix a date, Ray Moylette dramatically seizes a spot on the plane to Azerbaijan and Wayne McCullough pops up to remind us all he hasn’t retired.

# azerbaijan - Saturday 30 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’ Chin Wag

Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’

The Irish show their love of all things juicy and sporty but the Eurovision gets a spot too (of course).

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