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# report-card - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Spring to summer - how does 2022 hurling league form compare to championship?
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Spring to summer - how does 2022 hurling league form compare to championship?

Jun 2nd 2022, 6:00 PM 6,386 Views 2 Comments

The42′s take a look at how the league form of hurling sides compares with their championship performances.

# report-card - Thursday 18 November, 2021

5 winners and losers of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign
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5 winners and losers of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 8:02 PM 33,183 Views 17 Comments

We look back at who impressed and who fell away over the last year.

# report-card - Sunday 2 February, 2020

A better outing against Tipp, new prospects perform and Cork's search for consistency
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A better outing against Tipp, new prospects perform and Cork's search for consistency

Feb 2nd 2020, 8:15 AM 7,610 Views 5 Comments

Kieran Kingston saw his team pick up their opening league win last night.

# report-card - Friday 7 June, 2019

Here's how we rated Ireland in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark
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Here's how we rated Ireland in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark

Jun 7th 2019, 9:56 PM 45,539 Views 55 Comments

The familiar foes played out a 1-1 draw in this evening’s game at Telia Parken in Copenhagen.

# report-card - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness
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The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness

Feb 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,327 Views 26 Comments

The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.

# report-card - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature'
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Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature'

Feb 9th 2019, 7:15 PM 19,963 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland head coach was disappointed with his team’s kicking in Edinburgh.

# report-card - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

November Report Card: How the world's top 10 are shaping up for Japan 2019
# Test Review
From The42
# Test Review

November Report Card: How the world's top 10 are shaping up for Japan 2019

Nov 27th 2018, 5:09 PM 29,623 Views 8 Comments

We take a closer look at how the runners and riders fared 10 months out from the World Cup.

# report-card - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
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Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,379 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# report-card - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Thrilling games and shock results - new round-robin series has been incredible but could be even better
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Thrilling games and shock results - new round-robin series has been incredible but could be even better

Jun 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,763 Views 8 Comments

The new hurling championship structure has produced some sensational games but there are some changes that are worth considering.

# report-card - Monday 25 June, 2018

How the latest 8 counties eliminated from the All-Ireland SFC will remember 2018
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How the latest 8 counties eliminated from the All-Ireland SFC will remember 2018

Jun 25th 2018, 4:04 PM 5,982 Views 0 Comments

These sides dropped out of the hunt for the Sam Maguire at the weekend.

# report-card - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017
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Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017

Dec 31st 2017, 5:01 PM 13,836 Views 10 Comments

It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.

# report-card - Monday 2 January, 2017

Player ratings: How Ireland’s footballers got on at club level in 2016
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Player ratings: How Ireland’s footballers got on at club level in 2016

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:20 PM 12,721 Views 12 Comments

The performance over the past 12 months of Seamus Coleman and others are assessed.

# report-card - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'
# Diarmuid Connolly
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# Diarmuid Connolly

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'

Dec 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 22,197 Views 52 Comments

The Westport wing-back was unfairly singled out, according to PRO Paul Cunnane.

# report-card - Friday 2 December, 2016

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland
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Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:50 PM 15,493 Views 44 Comments

The European Commission and ECB say “recent price and rent increases have drawn attention to persistent housing supply bottlenecks”.

# report-card - Monday 14 November, 2016

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week
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3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

Nov 14th 2016, 5:36 PM 18,211 Views 9 Comments

The Boys in Green earned an impressive victory over Austria on Saturday evening.

# report-card - Monday 31 October, 2016

Assessing the Premier League pre-season title hopefuls after 10 games
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Assessing the Premier League pre-season title hopefuls after 10 games

Oct 31st 2016, 7:27 PM 9,414 Views 2 Comments

With nearly a third of the season complete, we judge how the big teams are performing early on.

# report-card - Saturday 29 October, 2016

The Premier Division's winners, losers and Goal of the Season contenders
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The Premier Division's winners, losers and Goal of the Season contenders

Oct 29th 2016, 3:23 PM 3,492 Views 4 Comments

It’s time to run the rule over another year in the LOI’s top flight.

# report-card - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared at Euro 2016
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Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared at Euro 2016

Jun 29th 2016, 7:29 PM 11,924 Views 21 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s men exited the competition after being beaten by France in last Sunday’s second-round encounter.

# report-card - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

We've rated each of the SSE Airtricity League clubs at the halfway mark of the season
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We've rated each of the SSE Airtricity League clubs at the halfway mark of the season

Jun 16th 2015, 9:09 PM 6,422 Views 5 Comments

Do you agree with our grades?

# report-card - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Player ratings: how the Irish senior footballers got on for their clubs this season
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From The42
# Review

Player ratings: how the Irish senior footballers got on for their clubs this season

May 21st 2015, 4:22 PM 14,133 Views 17 Comments

It’s been a mixed year for the Boys in Green in England.

# report-card - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Power ranking Liverpool's pre-season signings from best to worst
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Power ranking Liverpool's pre-season signings from best to worst

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 10,744 Views 18 Comments

Mario Balotelli, Emre Can and others are ranked based on how well they’ve performed this season.

# report-card - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

The good, the bad and the ugly - The Irish footballers who flourished in 2014 and those who didn't
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The good, the bad and the ugly - The Irish footballers who flourished in 2014 and those who didn't

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:30 AM 5,228 Views 6 Comments

It was a good year for Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy but Sean St Ledger will want to forget the last twelve months.

# report-card - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
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'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

Nov 4th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,882 Views 28 Comments

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# report-card - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup?
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Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup?

Jun 28th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,604 Views 11 Comments

The Portuguese star’s fitness has come under scrutiny during the tournament.

# report-card - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Irish kids get a 'D minus' for physical activity (but that's not too bad, apparently)
# Must Try Harder
# Must Try Harder

Irish kids get a 'D minus' for physical activity (but that's not too bad, apparently)

May 20th 2014, 11:51 AM 8,326 Views 7 Comments

Only between 12 per cent and 43 cent of children actually get enough physical activity, according to the latest ‘Report Card’.

# report-card - Monday 19 May, 2014

What shape is the Ireland squad in going into the summer friendlies?
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What shape is the Ireland squad in going into the summer friendlies?

May 19th 2014, 6:43 PM 6,096 Views 11 Comments

We take a player-by-player look at how the season went for the Boys in Green ahead of the upcoming series of games.

# report-card - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Government fails Traveller, migrant children and those who are at risk of poverty
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# F

Government fails Traveller, migrant children and those who are at risk of poverty

Feb 25th 2014, 1:12 PM 8,905 Views 106 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance gave the government an overall ‘C’ grade in this year’s report card.

# report-card - Monday 3 February, 2014

The EU's message to Ireland: 'Do more to punish corruption more quickly'
# Wheels Of Justice
# Wheels Of Justice

The EU's message to Ireland: 'Do more to punish corruption more quickly'

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:49 PM 7,956 Views 41 Comments

A new EU report also found that Irish people feel that corruption is more widespread in their country than the average European.

# report-card - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

The life expectancy for the Irish man is 78. For a woman? 83
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The life expectancy for the Irish man is 78. For a woman? 83

Jan 21st 2014, 1:06 PM 26,860 Views 42 Comments

A new report looking at the economy, education, population and other factors shows mixed results for Ireland.

# report-card - Thursday 16 January, 2014

16 interesting statistics about David Moyes’ Manchester United
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16 interesting statistics about David Moyes’ Manchester United

Jan 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 18,281 Views 27 Comments

The manager’s tough start to life at Old Trafford is reflected in many of these facts.

# report-card - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied
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From The42
# On Your Marks!

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied

Dec 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,258 Views 0 Comments

Leinster got back to winning ways last night and are well placed in their Pro12 defence.

# report-card - Friday 27 December, 2013

Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht
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Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht

Dec 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 2,425 Views 7 Comments

To call Pat Lam’s start out west ‘slow’ would be an understatement but victory over Toulouse gives fans reason to believe.

# report-card - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Chief Inspector's Report highlights problems with Maths and Irish teaching
# Not Adding Up
# Not Adding Up

Chief Inspector's Report highlights problems with Maths and Irish teaching

Nov 5th 2013, 10:31 AM 6,620 Views 58 Comments

The teaching of Irish was found to be “problematic” in almost one in three lessons at post-primary, while Maths teaching was found to be “satisfactory or better” in just 77 per cent of schools monitored.

# report-card - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
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IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Oct 4th 2013, 4:31 PM 4,028 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.

# report-card - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Moody's upgrades Ireland's sovereign rating from negative to stable
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# Improvement

Moody's upgrades Ireland's sovereign rating from negative to stable

Sep 21st 2013, 9:12 AM 5,523 Views 103 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency said it is pleased with the upgrade.

# report-card - Monday 15 April, 2013

Ireland got a ‘B’ grade for its last European presidency
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Ireland got a ‘B’ grade for its last European presidency

Apr 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,368 Views 10 Comments

The US said it would give Ireland a “tentative B” for its 2004 presidency of the European Union.

# report-card - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Mid-term report: a game-by-game look at Trap's performance so far on the road to Brazil
# World Cup 2014
From The42
# World Cup 2014

Mid-term report: a game-by-game look at Trap's performance so far on the road to Brazil

Mar 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,728 Views 48 Comments

It hasn’t *all* been bad, you know.

# report-card - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children
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Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children

Feb 18th 2013, 4:45 PM 13,167 Views 62 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance’s annual Report Card notes that Traveller children are “almost universally worse” than their settled peers.

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card

Feb 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 98,494 Views 11 Comments

The report card comes from the Children’s Rights Alliance, which put the Department of Social Protection at the bottom of the class due to child poverty.

# report-card - Monday 5 November, 2012

The Redzone: NFL mid-season awards
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From The42
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The Redzone: NFL mid-season awards

Nov 5th 2012, 10:46 AM 854 Views 8 Comments

We’re already half-way through the NFL season but which players have impressed Steven O’Rourke so far?

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