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# christchurch-earthquake - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Kiwi building boss accused of 'racial profiling' for linking Irish workers to shoddy earthquake repairs

Blaming poor work on contractors, he said some may have “gone back to Ireland”.

# christchurch-earthquake - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Irish in NZ angered by article quoting rates of 'sex-disease' in community

The article quotes stats from a Christchurch sexual health clinic which has given details of appointments by Irish people but not on other nationalities.

# christchurch-earthquake - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The42 Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand Early Risers

Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand

No graveyard shifts for Irish fans this June as Brian O’Driscoll and company do battle with the world champion All Blacks.

# christchurch-earthquake - Friday 23 December, 2011

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# christchurch-earthquake - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’

Roofer Garry Murphy, 53, is planning to take his family and join the earthquake reconstruction effort in New Zealand. Here he explains why.

# christchurch-earthquake - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Three thousand Irish sought for Christchurch earthquake rebuild

One-third of the 25,000 workers needed in New Zealand could come from Ireland and the UK, a visa firm has said.

# christchurch-earthquake - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

One killed in New Zealand aftershocks as some parts of Christchurch are abandoned

New Zealand’s prime minister says that some parts of Christchurch can not be rebuilt. An elderly nursing home resident has died following the latest quakes.

# christchurch-earthquake - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

From The42 Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue Damaged

Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue

Repairs to the damaged stadium may not be completed in time for the start of the tournament in September.

# christchurch-earthquake - Monday 14 March, 2011

Irish victim of NZ quake arrives home for burial

The remains of Eoin McKenna, 41, arrive home for burial in his native Monaghan – over two weeks after his death.

# christchurch-earthquake - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake

The man’s body has been recovered and he has been identified as JJ O’Connor, originally from Co Kerry.

# christchurch-earthquake - Saturday 5 March, 2011

No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say

It was one of the highest-profile casualties of the earthquake – but as the rubble is cleared, there are no bodies to find.

# christchurch-earthquake - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Time capsules discovered under fallen statue of Christchurch's Irish founder

The two time capsules were discovered under the statue of John Robert Godley, the Irishman who founded Christchurch.

# christchurch-earthquake - Friday 25 February, 2011

Fears over Munster man missing in Christchurch rubble

A 40-year-old father-of-one from Co Kerry is missing, and thought to be trapped under the Pyne Gould Guinness building.

# christchurch-earthquake - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand

The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake

A total of 98 people have now been confirmed dead with hundreds more fatalities expected in Christchurch.

# christchurch-earthquake - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

Five things you need to know: fears over 100 trapped in a Christchurch TV building, party leaders racking up the miles, and the Ireland team to face Scotland on Sunday.

"NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain New Zealand This post contains images

"NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain

The New Zealand newspaper are packed with earthquake coverage as new estimates believe 100 died in a TV building.

Death toll in New Zealand earthquake could rise to hundreds

A state of emergency has been declared with stories of survivors being plucked from the rubble after over 24 hours trapped.

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake

Details of the two deceased begin to emerge with ‘serious concerns’ over two more Irish people missing and ten more still unaccounted for.

# christchurch-earthquake - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

“It’s eerie”: Christchurch’s stranded Irish speak of earthquake horror

Irish visitors to New Zealand recount the massive earthquake, while the Irish Consul says Christchurch is “a broken city”.

Take 5: Tuesday

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi tries to cling on in Libya, how New Zealand’s earthquake was ‘waiting to happen’, and the closure of the Sunday Tribune.

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'

Why the Christchurch happened, why it caused so much damage – and why there are still dangers to come.