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# christchurch - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin
# Dracula
# Dracula

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

Oct 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,411 Views 7 Comments

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

# christchurch - Monday 12 June, 2017

Letter from New Zealand: The world's steepest street and a rugby debut
# Good Buggers
From The42
# Good Buggers

Letter from New Zealand: The world's steepest street and a rugby debut

Jun 12th 2017, 9:02 AM 10,059 Views 3 Comments

The Kiwi people have been warm in their welcome of the Lions and their fellow tourists.

# christchurch - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony
# Pride Of Munster
From The42
# Pride Of Munster

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony

Jun 11th 2017, 10:00 PM 13,270 Views 7 Comments

The Lions scrum-half says this squad is well able for criticism in New Zealand.

# christchurch - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Farrell boots Lions to momentum-boosting victory against Crusaders
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Farrell boots Lions to momentum-boosting victory against Crusaders

Jun 10th 2017, 10:29 AM 9,290 Views 59 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men should have won more comfortably as they spurned opportunities.

# christchurch - Friday 9 June, 2017

Letter from New Zealand: Scarred by the quake, but Christchurch stands proud
# South Island Scenes
From The42
# South Island Scenes

Letter from New Zealand: Scarred by the quake, but Christchurch stands proud

Jun 9th 2017, 7:35 AM 14,239 Views 5 Comments

The Lions are in town to take on one of the best club sides in world rugby.

# christchurch - Friday 28 April, 2017

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront
# Daft
# Daft

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront

Apr 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 49,198 Views 85 Comments

Threshold said that requiring tenants to pay more rent upfront is on the increase.

# christchurch - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

Feb 16th 2017, 7:41 AM 10,239 Views 11 Comments

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says the fires may have been lit deliberately.

# christchurch - Sunday 13 November, 2016

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand

Nov 13th 2016, 5:55 PM 59,896 Views 45 Comments

Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.

# christchurch - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves
# Chillest Chip Shop Operator
# Chillest Chip Shop Operator

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves

Jul 12th 2016, 9:37 AM 34,062 Views 17 Comments

Christchurch shop owner Said Ahmed is one incredibly cool customer.

# christchurch - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival
# Food Fest
From The Daily Edge
# Food Fest

Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival

Sep 16th 2015, 12:29 PM 4,227 Views 1 Comment

There are some interesting combinations.

# christchurch - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Residents in this Dublin complex are currently on their EIGHTH day with next to no water
# Unbelievable
# Unbelievable

Residents in this Dublin complex are currently on their EIGHTH day with next to no water

Aug 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 15,943 Views 19 Comments

The residents of Dublin’s Bertram Court, near Christchurch, have been struggling with their water supply since last week.

# christchurch - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Kiwi building boss in Irish 'racism' storm apologises if comments were 'misinterpreted'
# Cowboy Builders
# Cowboy Builders

Kiwi building boss in Irish 'racism' storm apologises if comments were 'misinterpreted'

Aug 20th 2015, 7:45 PM 17,956 Views 25 Comments

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

# christchurch - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 12:37 PM 32,410 Views 59 Comments

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

# christchurch - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake
# Emergency Response Unit
# Emergency Response Unit

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 26,888 Views 0 Comments

He said he felt “shocked” and “numbed” when gardaí entered his home.

# christchurch - Sunday 21 June, 2015

13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks
# Is This It?
From The Daily Edge
# Is This It?

13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks

Jun 21st 2015, 8:15 PM 18,550 Views 8 Comments

We’re doing tourism all wrong.

# christchurch - Friday 1 May, 2015

Homeless Jesus statue set to be unveiled in Dublin
# Christ Church
# Christ Church

Homeless Jesus statue set to be unveiled in Dublin

May 1st 2015, 1:08 PM 15,244 Views 59 Comments

Casts of the sculpture already exist in other parts of Europe and North America.

# christchurch - Monday 30 March, 2015

Here's a lovely timelapse of Dublin city to get you through Monday morning
# Alive Alive O
# Alive Alive O

Here's a lovely timelapse of Dublin city to get you through Monday morning

Mar 30th 2015, 9:45 AM 19,838 Views 30 Comments

Pretty city.

# christchurch - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Wanted man goes viral after leaving sarcastic Facebook comment on his own mugshot
# Nice Mug
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Mug

Wanted man goes viral after leaving sarcastic Facebook comment on his own mugshot

Oct 19th 2014, 12:15 PM 7,653 Views 0 Comments

He has now been arrested :(

# christchurch - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Dublin city centre
# Investigation
# Investigation

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Dublin city centre

Jul 19th 2014, 8:24 PM 29,345 Views 65 Comments

The woman sustained minor injuries in the assault at Christchurch.

# christchurch - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Justin Marshall: Replicate Christchurch without 'choking' and Ireland could win
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Justin Marshall: Replicate Christchurch without 'choking' and Ireland could win

Nov 21st 2013, 2:15 PM 4,242 Views 5 Comments

The former All Blacks scrum-half has highlighted Sean O’Brien, Cian Healy and Tommy Bowe as the Irish dangermen.

# christchurch - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Simon Hick column: Penney honesty is refreshing, don’t hush him
# Straight Talker
From The42
# Straight Talker

Simon Hick column: Penney honesty is refreshing, don’t hush him

Oct 16th 2013, 3:45 PM 8,739 Views 12 Comments

If it’s the truth, why not say it?

# christchurch - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw
# Besties
From The42
# Besties

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw

Jul 18th 2013, 2:50 PM 4,025 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand captain defused tension at his first training session by dropping the first ball passed to him.

# christchurch - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw
# Choice Bro!
From The42
# Choice Bro!

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw

Jul 17th 2013, 5:00 PM 22,187 Views 14 Comments

Diarmuid McMahon is plying his rugby trade in New Zealand and has played alongside some of the country’s top talents.

# christchurch - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild

Jul 10th 2013, 2:32 PM 7,186 Views 25 Comments

Construction workers in particular are being sought to help with the post-earthquake rebuild of the New Zealand city.

# christchurch - Friday 28 June, 2013

Pedestrian injured in collision with Dublin Bus
# Collision
# Collision

Pedestrian injured in collision with Dublin Bus

Jun 28th 2013, 5:07 PM 13,416 Views 39 Comments

The collision took place at 12 noon at the junction of Christchurch Place and Nicholas Street.

# christchurch - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Two arrested in seizures of €90,000 of cocaine and cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two arrested in seizures of €90,000 of cocaine and cannabis

May 14th 2013, 12:18 PM 5,983 Views 21 Comments

A man and woman, both in their 20s, were arrested and are being held in Dublin.

# christchurch - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder
# Jesse Ryder
From The42
# Jesse Ryder

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder

May 7th 2013, 9:34 AM 639 Views 1 Comment

Ryder was put into an induced coma following the assault outside a Christchurch bar earlier this year.

'Misleading' to say abortion does or does not help suicidal women
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Misleading' to say abortion does or does not help suicidal women

May 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,440 Views 176 Comments

A New Zealand based psychologist, whose work has been quoted extensively by pro-life groups, has raised issues with the definitive conclusions those groups have drawn from his work.

# christchurch - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?

May 4th 2013, 9:45 AM 24,489 Views 40 Comments

A bloody massacre at a picnic in Ranelagh, mass graves of Black Death victims in Dublin 8: this and more in our illustrated guide of Viking and medieval Dublin.

# christchurch - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder out of intensive care
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder out of intensive care

Mar 31st 2013, 4:57 PM 5,286 Views 3 Comments

He issued a statement to the public on Sunday, thanking them for their support.

# christchurch - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Irish rugby in 2012: All you need to know in 8 videos
# Re-view
From The42
# Re-view

Irish rugby in 2012: All you need to know in 8 videos

Dec 25th 2012, 4:00 PM 1,557 Views 0 Comments

Featuring flying fullbacks, a hell of a test in Bordeaux and some wonder scores by a lad called Gilroy.

# christchurch - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:48 AM 9,476 Views 15 Comments

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# christchurch - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling
# Carnage
From The42
# Carnage

Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling

Jun 24th 2012, 10:33 AM 4,707 Views 14 Comments

The Grand Slam team of 2009 are well and truly a distant memory after Ireland’s record defeat.

# christchurch - Friday 22 June, 2012

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits
# Third Test
From The42
# Third Test

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:30 AM 3,024 Views 14 Comments

It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.

# christchurch - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

O'Gara refuses to be roused by Hansen's post-match comments
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

O'Gara refuses to be roused by Hansen's post-match comments

Jun 19th 2012, 11:03 AM 6,225 Views 4 Comments

“You could say that it is condescending but I don’t think it was meant like that,” said the Ireland fly-half.

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?

Jun 19th 2012, 9:46 AM 11,503 Views 63 Comments

Irish rugby supporters “can’t handle alcohol”, according to New Zealand authorities. So what do you think?

Irish supporters showed 'they can't handle alcohol' - NZ police chief
# Drunk And Disorderly
# Drunk And Disorderly

Irish supporters showed 'they can't handle alcohol' - NZ police chief

Jun 19th 2012, 9:37 AM 10,081 Views 58 Comments

Ireland fans following the rugby team in New Zealand have been criticised by a senior police officer in Christchurch following Saturday’s second test.

# christchurch - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices
# Just Shy
From The42
# Just Shy

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices

Jun 17th 2012, 11:35 AM 4,391 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Sexton admitted that he needed to strike his late penalty perfectly for Ireland to lead. He did not but was excellent otherwise.

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton

Jun 17th 2012, 10:15 AM 2,994 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland captain is determined to put the painful lessons of Christchurch to good use during his side’s final encounter with the All Blacks.

# christchurch - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Match report: Carter saves the day for All Blacks, leaves Irish on the edge of glory
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

Match report: Carter saves the day for All Blacks, leaves Irish on the edge of glory

Jun 16th 2012, 12:07 PM 8,285 Views 42 Comments

That elusive win over the world champions was within grasp but Ireland couldn’t get over the line once again.