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# rds - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The42 Leinster win over Ulster down to experience and strength in reserve, says Heaslip No Panic

Leinster win over Ulster down to experience and strength in reserve, says Heaslip

The number eight says Leinster regrouped and focused on their ruck technique before the end of the first half.

# rds - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From The42 Update: O'Driscoll facing scan after suspected concussion in Pro12 semi-final Is This The End?

Update: O'Driscoll facing scan after suspected concussion in Pro12 semi-final

The legendary centre was taken off after tackling Iain Henderson, but Matt O’Connor insists he will ‘be fine.’

From The42 Leinster set up Dublin final against Glasgow after strong finish denies Ulster Tense

Leinster set up Dublin final against Glasgow after strong finish denies Ulster

Ian Madigan scored the only try of the game after Brian O’Driscoll and Paddy Jackson were forced off injured.

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final

We got our sunscreen on to find out who would earn the right to face Glasgow in the Pro12 Grand Final.

From The42 Latest installment of Leinster and Ulster rivalry set to serve up thrills Derby

Latest installment of Leinster and Ulster rivalry set to serve up thrills

Boosted by the returns of Best and Pienaar, Mark Anscombe’s men travel to the RDS with confidence.

# rds - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The42 McFadden ready for Ulster test after 'a kick up the backside' against Edinburgh Priorities

McFadden ready for Ulster test after 'a kick up the backside' against Edinburgh

The Leinster wing admits he and his teammates will need to raise their game in the Pro12 semi-final.

# rds - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The42 Ulster confident of breaking down Leinster's door in quest for Pro12 success Interview

Ulster confident of breaking down Leinster's door in quest for Pro12 success

Winger Tommy Bowe feels his team can beat Leinster at the RDS if they keep all 15 players on the pitch.

# rds - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The42 'I won't go through the physical pain of winter, I'll inflict the pain from now on' -- Leo Cullen Leo Of Laighin

'I won't go through the physical pain of winter, I'll inflict the pain from now on' -- Leo Cullen

The retiring captain is wasting no time in getting used to his role as forwards coach.

# rds - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The42 Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll BYE BYE BOD

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll

The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.

# rds - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The real-life Wolf of Wall Street is coming to Ireland Hungry Like The Wolf

The real-life Wolf of Wall Street is coming to Ireland

He’ll be delivering a seminar on, ahem, “creating wealth”.

# rds - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Treviso, Pro12 Liveblog This post contains videos

As it happened: Leinster v Treviso, Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Matt O’Connor’s side looked to get back to winning ways at a sunny RDS.

From The42 Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster Pressure

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster

After two consecutive losses, nothing but a win will do for Leinster tonight.

# rds - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 of the coolest costumes from the MCM Dublin Comic Con Geek Squad

9 of the coolest costumes from the MCM Dublin Comic Con

The event brought all the comic book and video game nerds in Ireland to Dublin last weekend.

# rds - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Pics: Spiderman, an Ewok and some impressive hairdos...the MCM Ireland Comic Con I Wanna Be Your Fantasy This post contains images

Pics: Spiderman, an Ewok and some impressive hairdos...the MCM Ireland Comic Con

The horse show it wasn’t at the RDS today.

# rds - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The42 Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre Provincial Focus

Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre

Matt O’Connor has included five of Ireland’s Six Nations winners for the encounter with the Italians at the RDS.

# rds - Saturday 1 March, 2014

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

The biggest party in the State gathered in south Dublin this weekend, and here’s what we found out…

Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today

Day two of the party’s annual gathering is getting under way at the RDS in Dublin today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter to speak at a session on transparency and accountability.

# rds - Friday 28 February, 2014

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Legalising cannabis, supporting same-sex marriage and talking justice, transparency and accountability with Alan Shatter – it’s all happening at the RDS this weekend.

# rds - Friday 14 February, 2014

From The42 Jordi Murphy hoping to emulate Lansdowne teammate Moore with Ireland cap Homecoming

Jordi Murphy hoping to emulate Lansdowne teammate Moore with Ireland cap

The Leinster No. 8 has been heavily involved in Ireland’s training camp in recent weeks.

# rds - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From The42 'You can walk, run or dance your way to the finish line' - Electric Run set for Dublin Fun Run

'You can walk, run or dance your way to the finish line' - Electric Run set for Dublin

On 22 March, the RDS will welcome the unique 5k event which is the first of its kind in Europe.

# rds - Saturday 25 January, 2014

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’

The turnout was good, the ideas were flowing and the organisers appeared delighted with themselves. But what chance a political party?

'I'm here to see if reform is actually achievable' (videos)

We asked four people why they’re at the Reform Conference in Dublin today. Here’s what they told us…

# rds - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The42 Here's why the Ospreys were reduced to 14 men against Leinster Footwork

Here's why the Ospreys were reduced to 14 men against Leinster

A red card made this evening’s task much more straight forward for Matt O’Connor’s men.

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, Heineken Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, Heineken Cup

We were live from the RDS as Matt O’Connor’s men looked to wrap up Pool 1 with a win against the Welsh region.

From The42 Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen Old Foes

Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen

The second-row is delighted that his side have their Pool 1 destiny in their hands going into the final round of fixtures.

# rds - Saturday 11 January, 2014

A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops

A ‘directed eyedropper’ was invented by Limerick students Shannon Naughton, Sarah O’Grady and Aoife Larkin.

# rds - Friday 10 January, 2014

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis

Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

# rds - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*

*sometimes, it breaks into two – but it’s usually three, as these students found out.

Are redheads more flexible than other people?

A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…

# rds - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month

The alliance consists of five Fine Gael TDs and two senators, most of whom lost the party whip over their vote against abortion legislation last July.

# rds - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The42 Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe Inter-pro

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe

The Kiwi felt compelled to slam his players for the second week running.

# rds - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From The42 'Below par' Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note Pro12

'Below par' Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note

Head coach Matt O’Connor believes last season’s RDS loss to Ulster will have no bearing on today’s game.

# rds - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The42 Leinster's Zane Kirchner on disappearing dreadlocks and toppling Ulster Interpro

Leinster's Zane Kirchner on disappearing dreadlocks and toppling Ulster

The versatile South African back feels a win over Mark Anscombe’s men should get his team’s season on track.

# rds - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The42 'Truly fantastic day' for Mike McCarthy as he's given job at burrito bar Cheat Day

'Truly fantastic day' for Mike McCarthy as he's given job at burrito bar

Something to fall back on if the whole international second row thing doesn’t work out.

# rds - Friday 25 October, 2013

From The42 Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them' Shaggy

Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them'

The former Blues winger is wary of complacency setting in after two hard-fought Heineken Cup victories.

# rds - Monday 21 October, 2013

From The42 Another win, and O'Connor promises further improvement from Leinster Heineken Cup

Another win, and O'Connor promises further improvement from Leinster

When the smoke clears after two rounds of the Heineken Cup, the Australian should be happy with his lot.

# rds - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The42 Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation -- Kearney Horses For Courses

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation -- Kearney

Matt O’Connor has a selection dilemma on his hands, and the RDS may not like his solution.

# rds - Friday 11 October, 2013

Pro-Life Campaign moves conference to RDS because of 'exceptional demand'

The group expects more than 400 people to attend the event this weekend.

# rds - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The42 Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes Blindsided

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.