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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Queenstown

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New Zealand: 11 injured in hot air balloon crash
The incident took place near Queenstown.
Jet-boats, helicopters and bungees: The Lions' R&R in Queenstown
Warren Gatland’s men are enjoying two days off in Queenstown ahead of the final Test.
Gatland looking to freshen up his Lions but maintain winning momentum
The second Test victors will feel they’ve earned another starting shot in Auckland.
SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'
The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.
New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls
Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.
Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach
Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.
In pictures: One of the Titanic's last letters to go on display at museum
The letter was brought ashore to Cobh – then known as Queenstown – on the doomed ship’s last stop.
Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown
Donncha O’Callaghan braves icy cold waters and Les Kiss talks up the ongoing development of Conor Murray.
Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making
Irish illustrator reveals his labour of love – a graphic novel that chronicles the experience of photographer Fr Frank Browne on board the doomed ship.
This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago
Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.
The luckiest priest on the Titanic...
Fr Frank Browne left behind one of the most valuable photographic records of the first leg of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Luckily for him, his Jesuit superior ordered him off the boat at Cobh.
Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.
Some Twitter users have had their #mindblown by news that there was a ship called Titanic and it did actually sink. And they are not the only ones…
The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank
New images show how the exact break-up of the Titanic might now be understood – and whether the ship had a fatal design flaw.
Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking
National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.
IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying
An anonymous English player has claimed that Ireland behaved “much worse” than he and his team-mates did on their infamous night out in Queenstown.
An RFU free bar kick-started England's infamous 'dwarfgate' night out
Reports suggest that the RFU funded the English rugby team’s drinking before their ill-advised night out in Queenstown’s Altitude Bar.
England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans
Chris Ashton and James Haskell were also landed with suspended fines for their inappropriate behaviour in New Zealand.
The Happy Camper: new austerity measures on the road
“Men like Tom Crean and Roald Amundsen have looked into such tracts of the wild unknown and thought ‘onward.’ For us, this will be the southern limit of our lifetime.”
In the saddle: no rest for the wicked
The Irish fans on the road to Dunedin are feeling the burn as their charity cycle winds down.
The Happy Camper: See the world in green and blue
The Happy Camper puffs out his cheeks in an exhausted exhale. His camera battery is dying, the memory is full and he has just been to Milford Sound, the place New Zealanders go to sight-see.
The Happy Camper: counting down the seconds to Sunday
Sean and company found their home away from home as they rolled up to the ski slopes of Queenstown.
The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets
In between witnessing historic Irish victories, and hob-nobbing with international rugby managers, our man in the van hits New Zealand’s adventure sports.
D'Arcy and O'Connell doubtful for Russia game
Declan Kidney may rest the pair, in addition to several other key players, for Sunday’s game.
Fergus McFadden's World Cup diary: week one
The Ireland centre writes from the squad’s base in Auckland for TheScore. It’s the only place you’ll find out which forward will have to tan his legs.
Hugh Cahill’s New Zealand diary: Day 2
Our man – like Ireland’s squad – has moved on from the picturesque Queenstown as we prepare for tomorrow’s big kick-off.
Delayed arrivals: D'Arcy and Healy join team-mates in New Zealand
Leinster duo jet in to complete Declan Kidney’s squad ahead of this weekend’s big kick-off.
In pictures: BOD and the boys touch down in Queenstown
The Irish rugby squad arrived in New Zealand this morning — and even belted out a little bit of Christy Moore for those who turned out to welcome them.