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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# November

Last year
# Climate Change
Met Éireann's Evelyn Cusack on why Ireland is having an unusually warm November
Met Éireann have noted an increase in rain over time, maybe linked to climate change, Evelyn Cusack told The Journal
# Fixture
Ireland A will play against an All Blacks XV in November at the RDS
Andy Farrell will get another look at his wider squad this autumn.
# Climate
Parts of EU could be in drought until November
While temperatures won’t remain as high it will take months for soil and river conditions to improve.
All time
# Prolific
Ireland U21 striker Whelan named November's Player of the Month after netting 25 goals in 2021
The Kilkenny native helped the Students win promotion back to the top flight.
# On top
Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.
# Centurion
Beauden Barrett to hit 100 All Blacks caps tomorrow against Wales
Meanwhile, Alun Wyn Jones will surpass Richie McCaw’s record of appearances for a single country.
# fresh faces
'They wouldn’t be picked in the squad if we didn’t think they could play'
Andy Farrell feels Ciarán Frawley and Dan Sheehan are ready to make an impact for Ireland.
# close contacts
Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December
Household settings made up the largest number of close contacts referred for a Day 0 test.
# Part II
Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss
The British heavyweight suffered defeat to the Russian in August.
# Boxing
Herring sets up Frampton fight after win by DQ over Oquendo
Oquendo was disqualified due to a clash of heads that hampered Herring’s vision.
# approved
Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.
# November
Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses
The American leader has seen his presidential popularity erode over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
# Residency
'It would be a fantastic honour for him' - Ireland qualification in sight for Lowe
The Leinster wing will be eligible from this November.
# novemburrrrr
Wintry showers and sub-zero nights are on the way this week
It’s Baltic out, so wrap up warm.
# it's on
'Election posters at the ready': Minister gives go-ahead for four by-elections
The constituencies will going to the polls at the end of the month.
The Irish For: How did Irish céilí dancing end up with a waltz but no tango?
Dances and words travel between cultures in a similar way, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# november figures
Over 1,725 families and 3,800 children: Homelessness increases before Christmas
Eoghan Murphy: “It is very disappointing to see more children in emergency accommodation as we go into Christmas week.”
# rotation
Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA
There will be plenty of hungry players eager to make an impression this weekend in Dublin.
# Preview
Cunning plans, 900kg and bajada - Ireland's November Tests go up a gear
Joe Schmidt’s side welcome Argentina to the Aviva Stadium this evening at 6.30pm.
# bajadita
'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'
Argentina have historically been famed for their scrummaging but Ireland should be confident up front.
# go-to guy
Waiting days over: Conway determined to make things happen for Munster and Ireland
The Munster man made a belated Test debut last year, but has solidified his place in the back three pecking order since.
# budget 2019
Ministers told corporation tax windfall will not be used in next week's Budget
Taoiseach says measures to put money into people’s pockets next week will be “modest”.
# fresh faces
Briggs misses out as Ireland name nine uncapped players for November
There are three ‘development players’ included in Adam Griggs’ selection.
# Rivalry
All Blacks to return to Dublin in 2021, with Wallabies and Boks to come in 2020
The IRFU has confirmed high-profile opposition for the November Tests post-World Cup.
# Game Manager
'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition
The out-half has become a key man in Leinster’s squad in recent seasons.
# beaver moon
Pictures: Did last night's full moon catch your eye?
November’s full moon is the second brightest of the year.
# rebate
Most new properties that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme are in and around Dublin
25% of all properties nationwide that qualify and are currently available are in the Dublin area.
# Brrr
Two separate weather warnings for freezing fog and temperatures dropping lower than minus three
Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal are worst affected.
# seasonal adjustment
November surprise? People have been rushing to their phones to document the first snow
There have been flurries across the east of the country and in the Midlands.
# Met Éireann
Showers, sunny spells and lows of just 2 degrees - mixed weather for the weekend ahead
It’s sunglasses and umbrella kinda weather.
# Co Longford
Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month
Work on the public perimeter footpath is expected to commence later this month and will be completed in spring 2017.
# fresh faces
Uncapped Ospreys pair named in Wales squad as Halfpenny also returns
Bath fly-half Rhys Priestland misses out while number 8 Taulupe Faletau is included despite question marks over his fitness.
# Dublin
Teen boy to go on trial over alleged playground attack on girl (14)
The boy, who was aged 14, denies assault causing harm to the girl.
# Dublin
Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card
The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.
# Carnage
Salah Abdeslam to be placed in isolation after being charged over Paris attacks
The French national is believed to be the last surviving member of a terror squad that hit Paris in November.
# migrant crisis
Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...
The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.
# November
The Alternative Power Rankings: Probably 7 of the best Premier League moments this month
Each month, we bring you the best of the Premier League craic. Let’s find out who features in November.
# confusing
No-one knows quite what to make of our strangely warm November weather
It’s been warm and blustery all day – but we’re in for quite a change before the end of the week.
# november sun
It was 19.5 degrees in Kerry yesterday ... so what's the deal with our strangely warm November?
Temperatures in Wales even hit 22.4 at the weekend. So what’s going on?
# sort of homecoming
U2 set to play Irish shows at the end of November
Bono made the comments after a gig in Italy over the weekend.