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# north-america - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America
# Health
# Health

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America

Thu 7:44 AM 25,469 Views 27 Comments

Britain has confirmed nine cases of the virus since 6 May, and the United States verified its first on Wednesday.

# north-america - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 PM 15,999 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 11th 2018, 9:12 PM 9,844 Views 16 Comments

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
# World In Peace
# World In Peace

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

Aug 19th 2017, 4:12 PM 52,038 Views 39 Comments

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
# Little Swimmers
# Little Swimmers

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

Jul 26th 2017, 7:56 AM 26,851 Views 75 Comments

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
# Far North
# Far North

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

Jul 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 24,040 Views 12 Comments

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?
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?

Sep 1st 2016, 11:24 AM 19,904 Views 17 Comments

We can tell you.

# north-america - Sunday 1 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 39 Views 168 Comments

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
# Winnipeg
# Winnipeg

Bodies of four babies found in Canada storage locker

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:50 AM 13,518 Views 13 Comments

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
# Taxi
# Taxi

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

Oct 14th 2014, 9:03 PM 14,089 Views 20 Comments

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
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

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

Apr 8th 2014, 2:44 PM 10,372 Views 11 Comments

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…
# Leo Var-glad-kar
# Leo Var-glad-kar

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

Jan 28th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,627 Views 74 Comments

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
# New Job
# New Job

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

Dec 19th 2013, 9:56 AM 4,942 Views 30 Comments

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
# Flights
# Flights

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

Jul 15th 2013, 5:24 PM 5,221 Views 28 Comments

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
# Tourism

Trips to Ireland increase – with American visitors leading the way

Jul 1st 2013, 12:39 PM 7,724 Views 53 Comments

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

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

5 things we learned from Ireland's summer tour

Jun 16th 2013, 2:18 PM 5,138 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2013, 8:32 AM 12,019 Views 9 Comments

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

# north-america - Sunday 9 June, 2013

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

No party in the USA as Ireland labour to narrow win

Jun 9th 2013, 2:34 AM 21,037 Views 20 Comments

Houston, we had some problems.

# north-america - Friday 7 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 7th 2013, 12:09 AM 6,912 Views 12 Comments

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

# north-america - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:35 AM 2,844 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hasta Luego?
# Hasta Luego?

Raul Castro raises possibility of retiring as Cuban president

Feb 22nd 2013, 6:50 PM 4,707 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2013, 6:15 AM 10,592 Views 19 Comments

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
# Earthquakes
# Earthquakes

US-Mexico border hit by two offshore earthquakes

Dec 14th 2012, 10:59 AM 5,482 Views 18 Comments

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
# I Will Find You...
# I Will Find You...

Taken 2 tops North American box office on debut

Oct 7th 2012, 7:09 PM 13,818 Views 36 Comments

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
# Grisly
# Grisly

Canada: Woman's severed head found in park

Aug 17th 2012, 10:29 AM 7,686 Views 10 Comments

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
# Visit Ireland
# Visit Ireland

Latest visitor figures described as 'flat' by Tourism Ireland

Jul 27th 2012, 4:36 PM 3,606 Views 42 Comments

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
# Ring Of Fire

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

May 21st 2012, 10:54 AM 4,322 Views 6 Comments

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

Riverdance bids farewell to US
# Goodbye Riverdance
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye Riverdance

Riverdance bids farewell to US

Mar 13th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,192 Views 4 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Dec 29th 2011, 9:16 AM 1,721 Views 18 Comments

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
# Legal Injection
# Legal Injection

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

Sep 30th 2011, 7:43 PM 292 Views 1 Comment

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
# Hurricane Irene
# Hurricane Irene

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

Aug 24th 2011, 1:56 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

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