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# great-britain - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Ireland lose to Olympic champions Great Britain in series opener
# Hockey
From The42
# Hockey

Ireland lose to Olympic champions Great Britain in series opener

Mar 13th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,658 Views 0 Comments

Roisin Upton gave Ireland a half-time lead but GB bounced back to win 2-1.

# great-britain - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Stormont advises against non-essential travel between NI and both Republic and Britain
# New Strain
# New Strain

Stormont advises against non-essential travel between NI and both Republic and Britain

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:56 AM 20,053 Views 33 Comments

People arriving in Northern Ireland will also be advised to self-isolate for 10 days.

# great-britain - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain
# Switch
From The42
# Switch

Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain

May 13th 2020, 1:06 PM 5,950 Views 8 Comments

The cyclist was born near Aylesbury but her family moved to Dingle, Co Kerry, when she was 18 months old.

# great-britain - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Great Britain curling team suffers controversial defeat at Winter Olympics
# Divided Opinion
From The42
# Divided Opinion

Great Britain curling team suffers controversial defeat at Winter Olympics

Feb 18th 2018, 4:25 PM 11,636 Views 18 Comments

The incident generated a lot of reaction on social media.

# great-britain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)
# Get It In Early
# Get It In Early

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 53,468 Views 46 Comments

The number of applications outstanding has been consistently on the rise in recent times in the wake of the Brexit vote.

# great-britain - Friday 2 June, 2017

Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother
# Great Britain
# Great Britain

Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother

Jun 2nd 2017, 4:27 PM 48,198 Views 139 Comments

“You just can’t imagine anything like that actually happening. The whole episode was just surreal.”

# great-britain - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech
# The PM's Speech
# The PM's Speech

The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech

Jan 18th 2017, 5:30 PM 28,289 Views 87 Comments

From ‘The Iron Lady’ to ‘Little Britain’ – vested interests mean the assessment of her speech has been varied to say the least.

# great-britain - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
# History
# History

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,608 Views 78 Comments

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

# great-britain - Friday 15 July, 2016

June saw a 20% increase in Irish passport applications from the UK
# Brexit Demand
# Brexit Demand

June saw a 20% increase in Irish passport applications from the UK

Jul 15th 2016, 3:35 PM 12,527 Views 74 Comments

There has been a substantial rise in the number of applications for Irish passports over the past month.

# great-britain - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers
# Worlds
From The42
# Worlds

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers

Aug 29th 2015, 2:46 PM 8,715 Views 1 Comment

Bolt lead Jamaica to victory in a time of 37.36 seconds.

# great-britain - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Focus: Scottish politics casts shadow over Ryder Cup
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

Focus: Scottish politics casts shadow over Ryder Cup

Sep 25th 2014, 9:19 PM 5,319 Views 2 Comments

Several huge “No thanks” hoardings remain standing in farm fields near the rural Perthshire venue.

# great-britain - Thursday 27 February, 2014

McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics
# Big Call
From The42
# Big Call

McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics

Feb 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,749 Views 28 Comments

Fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell warns that it’s ‘a very touchy subject.’

# great-britain - Thursday 16 January, 2014

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams

Jan 16th 2014, 9:25 AM 11,136 Views 39 Comments

Fifteen children between the ages of six and 15 years old were rescued during the international operation.

# great-britain - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost
# RIP
# RIP

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost

Sep 1st 2013, 3:33 PM 9,405 Views 7 Comments

“[The] first really great television ringmaster.”

# great-britain - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Round-up: What has happened in Syria today?
# Syria
# Syria

Round-up: What has happened in Syria today?

Aug 27th 2013, 10:58 PM 11,826 Views 113 Comments

David Cameron has recalled the British parliament, France says it is ready to ‘punish’ those responsible for the alleged chemical attack and Syria insists it will defend itself.

# great-britain - Monday 12 August, 2013

Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"

Aug 12th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,832 Views 17 Comments

“If they die, even dogs will not sniff at their corpses” – Robert Mugabe has delivered a blistering public address, his first since the disputed election.

# great-britain - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Ireland to face Great Britain in AFL Grand Final after overcoming Croatia
# Report
From The42
# Report

Ireland to face Great Britain in AFL Grand Final after overcoming Croatia

Aug 8th 2013, 9:07 PM 4,121 Views 2 Comments

Ireland led from the first goal of the match and were rarely challenged by their opponents.

# great-britain - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

The best goals from Day 1 of the AFL European Championships
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

The best goals from Day 1 of the AFL European Championships

Aug 6th 2013, 10:22 AM 1,372 Views 4 Comments

Ireland defeated Sweden while Great Britain and Croatia also recorded wins.

# great-britain - Monday 29 July, 2013

Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt to 600m race of Olympic champions
# Gimme Some Mo
From The42
# Gimme Some Mo

Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt to 600m race of Olympic champions

Jul 29th 2013, 6:09 PM 4,932 Views 6 Comments

The long distance runner has thrown down the athletic gauntlet to the Jamaican sprinter.

# great-britain - Saturday 4 May, 2013

'I'd rather not talk about it until I have to decide what to do' - McIlroy on Olympics choice
# Choice
From The42
# Choice

'I'd rather not talk about it until I have to decide what to do' - McIlroy on Olympics choice

May 4th 2013, 3:34 PM 1,386 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, the Northern Irishman is currently three shots behind leader Phil Mickelson at Quail Hollow.

# great-britain - Monday 8 April, 2013

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher

Apr 8th 2013, 5:12 PM 25,429 Views 127 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.

# great-britain - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

North America 'key to tourism growth' as trips to Ireland up by 50,000
# Tourism
# Tourism

North America 'key to tourism growth' as trips to Ireland up by 50,000

Feb 27th 2013, 2:49 PM 8,844 Views 33 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.25 million people travelled to Ireland from November 2012 to January 2013.

# great-britain - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Hot air balloon explosion kills 19 tourists in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Hot air balloon explosion kills 19 tourists in Egypt

Feb 26th 2013, 8:08 AM 7,087 Views 1 Comment

It is believed that two people – one tourist and the pilot – survived the fire.

# great-britain - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

Feb 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,963 Views 38 Comments

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# great-britain - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Jumping ship: 2 Irish hockey players declare for Great Britain
# Defection
From The42
# Defection

Jumping ship: 2 Irish hockey players declare for Great Britain

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:46 PM 2,633 Views 9 Comments

David Ames and Ian Sloan appeared for Ireland in the Olympic qualifiers in March 2012.

# great-britain - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Martyn Irvine wins silver medal at Track World Cup in Glasgow
# Up To Scratch
From The42
# Up To Scratch

Martyn Irvine wins silver medal at Track World Cup in Glasgow

Nov 17th 2012, 1:02 PM 772 Views 1 Comment

The Irish cyclist was pipped to gold by Switzerland’s Tristan Marguet after a sprint finish.

# great-britain - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Extract: The story of an Irishman in WW II: Richard Todd – actor and soldier
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: The story of an Irishman in WW II: Richard Todd – actor and soldier

Nov 11th 2012, 1:00 PM 1,646 Views 8 Comments

Neil Richardson’s book tells the story of Irishman Richard Todd, one of the first men on banks of Normandy, who went on to be nominated for an Oscar.

# great-britain - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence

Oct 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 45 Views 54 Comments

We’ve always decried interference into our affairs on this island – it would serve us well to afford the same approach to the 2014 referendum in Scotland.

# great-britain - Monday 24 September, 2012

9 reasons why cats could rule Great Britain better than politicians
# In Pictures
From The Daily Edge
# In Pictures

9 reasons why cats could rule Great Britain better than politicians

Sep 24th 2012, 4:46 PM 8,938 Views 18 Comments

Well, specifically why Larry the Downing Street Cat could…

# great-britain - Thursday 16 August, 2012

See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back
# Exports
# Exports

See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back

Aug 16th 2012, 12:10 PM 2,326 Views 11 Comments

A disappointing April was followed by an improved May but June’s exports fell back once more.

# great-britain - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon
# Fencing
From The42
# Fencing

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon

Aug 12th 2012, 7:07 PM 9,176 Views 70 Comments

“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.

# great-britain - Friday 10 August, 2012

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress
# Sixth
From The42
# Sixth

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress

Aug 10th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,027 Views 2 Comments

Joanne Cuddihy ran an impressive leg to give Irish supporters hope but their time was four seconds off the finals pace.

# great-britain - Friday 13 July, 2012

Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top

Jul 13th 2012, 4:34 PM 3,102 Views 3 Comments

The British cyclist found energy reserves to win a sprint finish after a stunning breakaway from a five-man pack

Exports bounce back in May
# Yay
# Yay

Exports bounce back in May

Jul 13th 2012, 11:44 AM 2,960 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.

# great-britain - Monday 9 July, 2012

Luis Suarez included in Uruguayan Olympic football squad
# Big Hitter
From The42
# Big Hitter

Luis Suarez included in Uruguayan Olympic football squad

Jul 9th 2012, 3:03 PM 581 Views 2 Comments

The striker’s new coach, Brendan Rodgers, may not be too pleased that one of his star players will miss Liverpool’s pre-season.

# great-britain - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Wiggins retains yellow jersey as Olympic road race champion crashes out of Tour de France
# Le Tour
From The42
# Le Tour

Wiggins retains yellow jersey as Olympic road race champion crashes out of Tour de France

Jul 8th 2012, 4:43 PM 1,024 Views 1 Comment

The Team Sky cyclist finished in the main pack to keep his lead intact while Thibaut Pinot won the eighth stage.

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer wins second set to draw level
# Set By Set
From The42
# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer wins second set to draw level

Jul 8th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,034 Views 11 Comments

The tempo has yet to drop in this intriguing final between the imperious Swiss and the hopeful Scot.

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer
# Set By Set
From The42
# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer

Jul 8th 2012, 3:11 PM 3,543 Views 11 Comments

Solid serving games were expected from both men but that was not the case in the opening exchanges.

Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety

Jul 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 28 Views 23 Comments

But this isn’t about Ireland for a change as the Falklands and Scotland look to upcoming referendums on their future, writes David McCann from the University of Ulster.

# great-britain - Friday 29 June, 2012

Fewer people from Great Britain visiting Ireland
# Tourism Ireland
# Tourism Ireland

Fewer people from Great Britain visiting Ireland

Jun 29th 2012, 3:52 PM 6,598 Views 88 Comments

Plus, reaction to the latest CSO figures on the number of visitors coming to Ireland.

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