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#North America

# north-america - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From The42 'Is that what was in the media? That my wife got her own way?' - Rooney rebuffs reports of MLS exit Touchy Subject

'Is that what was in the media? That my wife got her own way?' - Rooney rebuffs reports of MLS exit

The former England captain bristled when asked about stories that wife Coleen demanded he quits North America when his contract expires.

# north-america - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup Decisions Decisions

Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

On the eve of the World Cup in Russia, 207 Fifa member nations will cast their vote in a congress of world football’s governing body.

# north-america - Saturday 19 August, 2017

This 1979 news report about a solar eclipse had a poignant message for 2017

The report was on a solar eclipse that was moving across North America.

# north-america - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years

Sperm counts among men in western countries dropped by over 50% between 1973 and 2011.

# north-america - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures are usually found along the equator.

# north-america - Thursday 1 September, 2016

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?

We can tell you.

# north-america - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Opinion: Get used to 'freak weather' – that’s climate change, folks

Extreme weather like North America’s current ‘Snowmaggedon’ may be something we should learn to expect.

# north-america - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Bodies of four babies found in Canada storage locker

Police say they are speaking with “a number of individuals”.

# north-america - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Taxi app Hailo is pulling out of North America because of a price war

The company has also lost one of its CEOs.

# north-america - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat

Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.

# north-america - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…

Tourism bosses say they’re thrilled with today’s official figures. Gabriel Byrne, probably not so much…

# north-america - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Ex-CEO of Enterprise Ireland to become chair of IDA Ireland

Frank Ryan will appear before the Joint Committee for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation later today to discuss the appointment.

# north-america - Monday 15 July, 2013

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport

Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?

# north-america - Monday 1 July, 2013

Trips to Ireland increase – with American visitors leading the way

Tourism Ireland says certain markets, such as North America, were performing particularly well this year and that mainland Europe would be a “critical” area for tourism growth for the rest of 2013.

# north-america - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The42 5 things we learned from Ireland's summer tour New Dawn

5 things we learned from Ireland's summer tour

Les Kiss and Joe Schmidt turned down the chance to experiment wildly and Ian Madigan was the go-to guy.

From The42 McFadden ends season on hat-trick high as Ireland chisel out win in Canada Summer Tour

McFadden ends season on hat-trick high as Ireland chisel out win in Canada

Ireland finished strong, with four tries in the final 25 minutes of the season.

# north-america - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 No party in the USA as Ireland labour to narrow win Summer Tour

No party in the USA as Ireland labour to narrow win

Houston, we had some problems.

# north-america - Friday 7 June, 2013

From The42 Olding and Henshaw to make debut in USA as Madigan given the nod at 10 New Guys

Olding and Henshaw to make debut in USA as Madigan given the nod at 10

Ian Madigan will make his first start for Ireland as will Iain Henderson and David Kilcoyne.

# north-america - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 Some pearls of Aussie wisdom from Ireland’s new head coach Les Kiss Hit Or Kiss

Some pearls of Aussie wisdom from Ireland’s new head coach Les Kiss

The Australian will take charge of the national team for the summer rugby tour to North America.

# north-america - Friday 22 February, 2013

Raul Castro raises possibility of retiring as Cuban president

The 81-year-old is due to be installed for another five-year term on Sunday – but may not see it through.

# north-america - Friday 8 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish-produced DJ drama could be the next Ugly Betty (with decks) Beat Girl

Irish-produced DJ drama could be the next Ugly Betty (with decks)

This is the first time an Irish company has sold drama format rights to the US, the company behind Beat Girl said.

# north-america - Friday 14 December, 2012

US-Mexico border hit by two offshore earthquakes

The two quakes – which struck only 17 seconds apart – are of magnitude 6.4 and 6.1, but no tsunami alerts have been issued.

# north-america - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Taken 2 tops North American box office on debut

Liam Neeson’s Taken 2 brought in around $50 million at the US box office this weekend.

# north-america - Friday 17 August, 2012

Canada: Woman's severed head found in park

The grim find comes just one day after a human foot was discovered by hikers near the location.

# north-america - Friday 27 July, 2012

Latest visitor figures described as 'flat' by Tourism Ireland

Three million tourists came to Ireland in the first six months of the year.

# north-america - Monday 21 May, 2012

PHOTOS: Last night's annular eclipse as seen around the world Ring Of Fire This post contains images

PHOTOS: Last night's annular eclipse as seen around the world

The sun, moon and earth came into specific points of their orbit last night which made it look like there was a ring of fire around the moon.

# north-america - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Riverdance bids farewell to US Goodbye Riverdance

Riverdance bids farewell to US

After 16 years Riverdance will end its US tour in June. The final St Patrick’s Day performance will take place in Chicago this weekend.

# north-america - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up for the first time in four years

The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation said the number of overseas visitors to Ireland had risen this past year.

# north-america - Friday 30 September, 2011

North America's only legal drug injection facility to stay open, says Canadian court

Canada’s Supreme Court ruled today against the government’s efforts to shut down the facility in Vancouver.

# north-america - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.