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#Overseas

# overseas - Today's News

Damien Comer will be back from travelling for start of new season
# Overseas
From The42
# Overseas

Damien Comer will be back from travelling for start of new season

5 hours ago 5,520 Views 0 Comments

Galway manager Pádraic Joyce says All-Star forward will be ‘back for the turkey’.

# overseas - Last year 2021

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early
# Eu Travel
# Eu Travel

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early

Jun 1st 2021, 8:01 PM 38,426 Views 21 Comments

Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia and Poland have also started the system ahead of the July 1 rollout.

# overseas - All time

Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year

Nov 30th 2020, 7:41 PM 9,479 Views 10 Comments

More than four million overseas passengers travelled to and from Ireland from January to October, down from 17 million in 2019.

Boost for Rennie's Wallabies with tweak to policy on overseas-based players
# Rules
From The42
# Rules

Boost for Rennie's Wallabies with tweak to policy on overseas-based players

Sep 10th 2020, 9:21 AM 7,184 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Australia will allow the head coach to pick two players who don’t fulfil the ‘Giteau Law’ requirements.

104 people have had their Covid unemployment payment stopped due to international travel
# Stopped
# Stopped

104 people have had their Covid unemployment payment stopped due to international travel

Jul 26th 2020, 4:23 PM 197,887 Views 203 Comments

The Department of Social Protection said the payment is not for people going on holidays.

NFL scraps four London games for coming season
# Overseas
From The42
# Overseas

NFL scraps four London games for coming season

May 4th 2020, 6:18 PM 4,067 Views 1 Comment

A game set for Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium has also been cancelled.

President-elect not 'out of touch' with GAA, while New York's Tailteann Cup bid back on table
# Overseas
From The42
# Overseas

President-elect not 'out of touch' with GAA, while New York's Tailteann Cup bid back on table

Mar 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 6,131 Views 0 Comments

‘Just because we’re overseas doesn’t make us any less involved in the Association,’ says New York chairperson Joan Henchy.

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around
# Honesty
From The42
# Honesty

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:14 AM 9,414 Views 11 Comments

The former Munster head coach has overseen South Africa’s transformation into World Cup contenders.

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland
# USA
# USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

Jun 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,658 Views 27 Comments

His Department said the primary focus of the trip is to promote Ireland as a location for investment, trade and tourism.

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates
# Overseas
# Overseas

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

Jan 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 8,710 Views 142 Comments

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,481 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:23 PM 8,687 Views 72 Comments

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan
# Let's Be Diplomatic
# Let's Be Diplomatic

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Jun 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 4,160 Views 8 Comments

The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia
# Overseas
# Overseas

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia

Jun 18th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,911 Views 40 Comments

It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing
# Emerald Isle
# Emerald Isle

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

Jun 12th 2014, 7:21 PM 19,186 Views 59 Comments

More than 7 million tourists are expected to visit Ireland this year.

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas
# Lung Disease
# Lung Disease

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas

May 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,671 Views 64 Comments

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Mar 28th 2014, 2:43 PM 4,072 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

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 12,640 Views 74 Comments

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

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,373 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong"
# Aid
# Aid

Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong"

Jul 15th 2013, 4:32 PM 3,344 Views 23 Comments

A new poll says that even in a downturn, three in four people want Ireland to deliver on its aid promises.

Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?

Apr 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 9,007 Views 81 Comments

A spokesperson has said shows such as the Late Late Show and Saturday Night Show won’t incur a charge to view.

Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid
# Aidlink
# Aidlink

Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid

Apr 7th 2013, 9:45 AM 4,571 Views 4 Comments

Aidlink was set up in 1982, and since the lat 1990s has undergone a number of major changes – including immersing students in Ghanian life.

Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme
# Bord Bia
# Bord Bia

Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme

Feb 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,414 Views 4 Comments

The programme sends 25 graduates to work with Irish food companies overseas.

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage
# Jobs
# Jobs

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Dec 27th 2012, 3:23 PM 6,673 Views 5 Comments

Emutex has launched a scholarship and internship for third level undergraduate students, after having to go abroad to hire seven out of 10 people in 2012.

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant
# Markets
# Markets

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant

Oct 26th 2012, 2:04 PM 3,619 Views 14 Comments

A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.

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

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

Oct 19th 2012, 8:15 PM 7,982 Views 13 Comments

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

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"

Jun 12th 2012, 1:42 PM 1,936 Views 4 Comments

A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012
# Travel
# Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

May 2nd 2012, 12:25 PM 2,199 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

Irish tourism "in fragile state"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish tourism "in fragile state"

Mar 5th 2012, 10:09 AM 2,327 Views 17 Comments

The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent
# Exports
# Exports

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent

Apr 21st 2011, 8:45 PM 576 Views 0 Comments

Latest CSO figures show a boost in export values in February 2011 in comparison with January.