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# international-2 - Thursday 17 January, 2013

"Oh Hell No!" Irish horse burgers: How the world reacted

What did the world think of our horse burger dilemma? We flipped and were furious, apparently.

# international-2 - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash Tragedy

Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash

Vaclav Drobny was capped two times for his country.

# international-2 - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The42 Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6 Big Bash This post contains videos

Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6

The former Irish international cricketer was captaining the tourists in India.

# international-2 - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From The42 Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

# international-2 - Friday 9 November, 2012

From The42 'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss Zzzebo

'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss

Ireland’s backs coach was relaxed enough to joke about the Andrew Trimble, David Skrela mix-up before tomorrow’s trench warfare.

# international-2 - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From The42 Guinness Series: Leinster front-row ready to answer Ireland's call thanks to some insider trading IRESAF

Guinness Series: Leinster front-row ready to answer Ireland's call thanks to some insider trading

“Are you going to change your name to Richardt O’Strauss?” asked a South African reporter. We copyrighted that joke last month.

# international-2 - Friday 19 October, 2012

Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million

The 2,200-plus international students who are set attend the university this year are expected to spend between €7,000-12,000 each.

# international-2 - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The42 Tommy Walsh to feature for Irish squad in Hurling/Shinty International International

Tommy Walsh to feature for Irish squad in Hurling/Shinty International

Cork’s Shane O’Neill and Patrick Horgan, and Offaly’s Shane Dooley are other major names in line to feature in the two tests against Scotland.

# international-2 - Friday 28 September, 2012

Irish winners of Michelin Stars revealed

The selection includes two new restaurants: Galway’s Aniar and Dublin’s Locks Brasserie.

# international-2 - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Fears of protest grows after Mohammed cartoons published in France

The French magazine that published the cartoons sold out its usual print run of 75,000 copies in a few hours.

# international-2 - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts Legends

Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts

Gerry Culliton, who was capped 19 times for his country, and Seamus Kelly, Wexford’s first rugby international, featured in the Irish jersey in the 1950s.

# international-2 - Sunday 2 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders Totes Awks This post contains images

In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders

It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…

# international-2 - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.

# international-2 - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The42 Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given There Goes My Hero

Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given

Sean St Ledger was gutted to hear of the Donegal man’s retirement and called him ‘an unbelievable goalkeeper’.

# international-2 - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The week in photos: Streaming Week In Pics This post contains images

The week in photos: Streaming

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# international-2 - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'

Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.

# international-2 - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin Aung San Suu Kyi This post contains videos

Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin

See the video from within Bord Gáis Energy Theatre where she paid tribute to Ireland’s highlighting of her case.

# international-2 - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test Testing

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# international-2 - Friday 15 June, 2012

Explainer: It's International Justice Day for Cleaners, but what is it? Cleaners This post contains images

Explainer: It's International Justice Day for Cleaners, but what is it?

Over 23,000 people are employed in the contract cleaning industry in Ireland…

# international-2 - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi to leave Burma for the first time in 24 years today

The pro-democracy leader is due to visit Ireland in mid-June as part of her trip to Europe.

# international-2 - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From The42 For good this time: Murphy retires from international rugby Legend

For good this time: Murphy retires from international rugby

You may have thought he had done this months ago, but the Leicester fullback has made it official after being left out of the trip to New Zealand.

# international-2 - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Ireland signs protocol on violence against women

The Government signed the Council of Europe Convention on Violence Against Women, a move which was welcomed by Amnesty International at today’s Universal Periodic Review.

# international-2 - Friday 9 March, 2012

From The42 Intensity and persistence are key, says Darling Preview This post contains videos

Intensity and persistence are key, says Darling

The Irish hockey international has given his thoughts ahead of the team’s encounters with Russia and Ukraine.

# international-2 - Monday 13 February, 2012

From The42 From Russia with love: Moscow men join Limerick FC on trial Local Heroes

From Russia with love: Moscow men join Limerick FC on trial

Czech midfielder Lubos Kalouda and Polish striker Dawid Janczyk have joined Limerick FC on trial from CSKA Moscow.

# international-2 - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…

# international-2 - Monday 19 December, 2011

Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea

Starvation, labour camps, kidnappings and repression are among the issues North Korean officials try to keep hidden – but over the years we have been afforded some rare and shocking glimpses…

# international-2 - Friday 11 November, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# international-2 - Friday 4 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge I do! The top six most unusual proposals - on video I Do

I do! The top six most unusual proposals - on video

Get down on bended knee and ask your partner to marry you? That’s not enough for these folks, who went all out when it came to proposing. Luckily for us, they captured it on video too.

Eleven new ambassadors nominated by the government

The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced a major reshuffle of Irish ambassadors to European and Asian countries.

# international-2 - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Column: Of course there is a pro-Israel lobby - but there is an anti-Israel lobby too

The Israel Ambassador in Ireland says he is tired of talk of an all-powerful Zionist lobby – a Jewish lobby exists, but it’s no different from the Irish lobby which exerted influence in the US, he argues…

# international-2 - Friday 23 September, 2011

Palestinian refugees: How statehood bid at UN affects us

Niamh Fleming-Farrell in Beirut and Ronan Delaney in Dublin have been examining what today’s move by President Abbas means to third-generation Palestinian refugees living in camps in Lebanon – and what it does not.

# international-2 - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Inside Somalia: How violence is trapping the starving

As the Somali government bans foreign aid workers from militant-controlled areas for their safety, the situation deteriorates for the famine-stricken explains Oxfam’s PRO in Somalia.

From The Daily Edge Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad Arthur's Day

Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad

To Martha? To llamas? You might have your own opinion of the Guinness fest here – but is it really going round the world?…

# international-2 - Friday 15 July, 2011

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa

Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.

# international-2 - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# international-2 - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Ivory Coast rebels seize key port as unrest continues

Rival president Ouattara gains an important advantage in the push towards Ivory Coast’s main city. Country is “rapidly sliding back into a civil war”.

# international-2 - Friday 18 March, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# international-2 - Friday 14 January, 2011

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup' Tunisia This post contains videos

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'

President Ben Ali is forced to flee – probably to France – as the Prime Minister assumes power and ends weeks of riots.