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# costa-rica - Friday 19 February, 2021

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# Background
# Background

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations

Feb 19th 2021, 3:45 PM 19,456 Views 16 Comments

The Costa Rica to Cork cargo route has seen a number of successful drug interdictions.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica

Jun 27th 2018, 9:21 PM 9,745 Views 4 Comments

Switzerland were far from their best but they secured the point they needed to progress to the last 16 of the tournament.

# costa-rica - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Neymar won't need to worry about 'unfair attacks', insists Costa Rica boss
# Man Marked
From The42
# Man Marked

Neymar won't need to worry about 'unfair attacks', insists Costa Rica boss

Jun 21st 2018, 9:58 PM 4,626 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Ramirez says Costa Rica will not go out to kick the PSG star when the sides meet on Friday.

# costa-rica - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Stunning Kolarov free-kick seals all three points as Serbia get off to winning start
# Peach
From The42
# Peach

Stunning Kolarov free-kick seals all three points as Serbia get off to winning start

Jun 17th 2018, 3:10 PM 9,205 Views 3 Comments

Aleksandar Kolarov’s sublime free-kick secured a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday.

# costa-rica - Monday 11 June, 2018

Lukaku stars with two goals and an assist as Belgium cruise to pre-World Cup friendly win
# Hitting Form
From The42
# Hitting Form

Lukaku stars with two goals and an assist as Belgium cruise to pre-World Cup friendly win

Jun 11th 2018, 10:30 PM 10,892 Views 13 Comments

Belgium fought back from a goal down in Brussels as Romelu Lukaku inspired a resounding victory over Costa Rica.

# costa-rica - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,795 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,272 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# costa-rica - Monday 11 September, 2017

Four doctors and a pizzeria owner go on trial in Costa Rica for organ trafficking ring
# Wealthy Buyers
# Wealthy Buyers

Four doctors and a pizzeria owner go on trial in Costa Rica for organ trafficking ring

Sep 11th 2017, 9:51 PM 14,935 Views 31 Comments

The alleged ring was busted in 2013 with the arrests of the five men, suspected of carrying out 14 kidney transplants illegally.

# costa-rica - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time

Nov 24th 2016, 8:57 PM 20,244 Views 21 Comments

The earthquake led to a tsunami warning being issued in El Salvador.

# costa-rica - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Man fights off crocodile with bare hands
# Costa Rica
# Costa Rica

Man fights off crocodile with bare hands

Jul 23rd 2016, 1:21 PM 19,741 Views 15 Comments

His friend suffered serious injuries in the attack.

# costa-rica - Sunday 4 October, 2015

'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas
# Exito
# Exito

'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas

Oct 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 7,816 Views 8 Comments

300 bricks of high-quality cocaine each had a label with the word “éxito” (“success”).

# costa-rica - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Three dead after tourist catamaran sinks off Costa Rica
# Huge Wave
# Huge Wave

Three dead after tourist catamaran sinks off Costa Rica

Jan 8th 2015, 9:37 PM 16,383 Views 5 Comments

Rescuers have plucked 94 people from the sea so far.

# costa-rica - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

The 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup
# Sport Review 2014
From The42
# Sport Review 2014

The 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup

Dec 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 5,252 Views 4 Comments

Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez and Tim Howard all created their unique storylines at what was a wonderful tournament.

# costa-rica - Thursday 7 August, 2014

VIDEO: France's Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women's World Cup last night
# Get In
From The42
# Get In

VIDEO: France's Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women's World Cup last night

Aug 7th 2014, 12:49 PM 4,227 Views 5 Comments

Ridiculous build-up + unerring volley = outrageous strike.

# costa-rica - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
# Then There Were 4
From The42
# Then There Were 4

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Jul 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,434 Views 8 Comments

The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.

Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final
# Spot-on
From The42
# Spot-on

Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final

Jul 6th 2014, 12:19 AM 6,527 Views 13 Comments

The Newcastle United ‘keeper was an inspired late substitute from Holland boss, Louis van Gaal.

# costa-rica - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final

Jul 5th 2014, 12:15 AM 2,823 Views 3 Comments

“We should not underestimate Costa Rica. It is going to be a very tough match,” says LVG.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

World Cup party moves on from Recife leaving calm after the storm
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

World Cup party moves on from Recife leaving calm after the storm

Jul 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 10,568 Views 2 Comments

Mikey Stafford checks in from the northern Brazilian city, where the action is now finished.

# costa-rica - Monday 30 June, 2014

Goalkeepers showing their worth in tournament of struggling stars
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

Goalkeepers showing their worth in tournament of struggling stars

Jun 30th 2014, 4:36 PM 3,305 Views 12 Comments

The last lines of defence are making their case to be the MVP.

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success
# Jealous
From The42
# Jealous

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success

Jun 30th 2014, 10:13 AM 4,131 Views 3 Comments

They were dancing in the streets of San Jose last night.

# costa-rica - Sunday 29 June, 2014

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties
# Hits The Spot
From The42
# Hits The Spot

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

Jun 29th 2014, 10:10 PM 6,585 Views 9 Comments

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away From The42
Live Jun 29th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex
# Goodfellas
From The42
# Goodfellas

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex

Jun 29th 2014, 4:02 PM 8,114 Views 12 Comments

Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night's World Cup action
# World Cup 2014
From The42
# World Cup 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night's World Cup action

Jun 25th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,760 Views 7 Comments

Including Colombian class, Greek drama and, you guessed it, Suarez’ bite.

# costa-rica - Friday 20 June, 2014

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize From The42
Live Jun 20th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize

# costa-rica - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Joel Campbell, Costa Rica's influential attacker, will be given Arsenal chance
# Joel's Number One
From The42
# Joel's Number One

Joel Campbell, Costa Rica's influential attacker, will be given Arsenal chance

Jun 15th 2014, 5:41 PM 4,997 Views 2 Comments

Arsene Wenger has revealed the 21 year-old will be back at the Emirates for pre-season.

# costa-rica - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Teams are in for Uruguay v Costa Rica and Luis Suarez is on the bench
# Group D
From The42
# Group D

Teams are in for Uruguay v Costa Rica and Luis Suarez is on the bench

Jun 14th 2014, 7:59 PM 2,646 Views 0 Comments

As expected, 35 year-old Diego Forlan partners Edinson Cavani up front.

# costa-rica - Thursday 5 June, 2014

'It's the same pressure I've had since I was 17' - Keane returns for Ireland
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

'It's the same pressure I've had since I was 17' - Keane returns for Ireland

Jun 5th 2014, 9:35 PM 6,483 Views 8 Comments

The LA Galaxy striker is back in Martin O’Neill’s squad ahead of the Costa Rica clash.

# costa-rica - Friday 9 May, 2014

Omission doesn't rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour -- Martin O'Neill
# PRODIGAL
From The42
# PRODIGAL

Omission doesn't rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour -- Martin O'Neill

May 9th 2014, 11:22 AM 3,383 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland manager will speak to the Stoke midfielder personally after the Premier League concludes this weekend.

# costa-rica - Monday 27 January, 2014

Oviedo's World Cup dream still alive - Martinez
# Hopeful
From The42
# Hopeful

Oviedo's World Cup dream still alive - Martinez

Jan 27th 2014, 1:30 PM 4,001 Views 1 Comment

Everton’s manager believes the 23-year can make it.

# costa-rica - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

FIFA announces pots for World Cup 2014 draw
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

FIFA announces pots for World Cup 2014 draw

Dec 3rd 2013, 5:56 PM 4,862 Views 12 Comments

Sepp Blatter was in Brazil today to unveil the format for Friday’s draw.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today
# Michael D
# Michael D

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today

Oct 30th 2013, 8:52 AM 4,203 Views 16 Comments

President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.

# costa-rica - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America
# Michael D
# Michael D

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America

Oct 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,224 Views 43 Comments

Higgins departed from Dublin Airport yesterday morning as he embarks on an official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# costa-rica - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip

Oct 19th 2013, 12:57 PM 6,536 Views 49 Comments

President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Here is the lead single from a group of UN ambassadors' album
# Heal The World
# Heal The World

Here is the lead single from a group of UN ambassadors' album

Sep 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,396 Views 6 Comments

Five UN ambassadors are releasing an album in aid of peace. Seriously.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Scrubber and a cheeky dink as Robbie Keane's scoring streak continues
# On The Double
From The42
# On The Double

Scrubber and a cheeky dink as Robbie Keane's scoring streak continues

Aug 21st 2013, 9:11 AM 4,095 Views 9 Comments

Take that, you giants of Costa Rican football!

# costa-rica - Friday 12 July, 2013

Belize players reject offer to fix Gold Cup game, suspect identified
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Belize players reject offer to fix Gold Cup game, suspect identified

Jul 12th 2013, 5:49 PM 2,608 Views 0 Comments

Bribery allegations are currently being investigated by CONCACAF and FIFA.

# costa-rica - Monday 25 March, 2013

All white on the night? Costa Rica demand replay of snowy USA qualifier
# Snow Joke
From The42
# Snow Joke

All white on the night? Costa Rica demand replay of snowy USA qualifier

Mar 25th 2013, 5:03 PM 2,707 Views 1 Comment

Clint Dempsey’s 16th-minute strike gave the USA a 1-0 win in a match blighted by heavy snowfall in Colorado.

# costa-rica - Saturday 23 March, 2013

In pictures: USA's game last night was snow joke
# Sneachta
From The42
# Sneachta

In pictures: USA's game last night was snow joke

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:07 AM 4,433 Views 0 Comments

USA and Costa Rica clashed in a snowy Colorado.

# costa-rica - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 736 Views 0 Comments

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

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