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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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# your local paper
Regional reporters on why their job is important: 'My superpower is that I know everybody down here'
What state is our regional media in, and do we value it enough?
# Showdown
Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.
# mouthwatering
All Blacks confirm how they'll pick teams for the North v South trial game
The traditional fixture is set to return in August.
# south
Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'
Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.
# Rain Rain Go Away
Weather warning: The south is about to get a lot of rain
A weather warning has gone into effect.
# culture night 2015
Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see
Tonight’s the night. Let us help you choose where to go.
# culture night guide
No plans for Culture Night? Here is what's happening in the SOUTH
It’s Culture Night tomorrow and there’s plenty of events to choose from.
# mar ref
'The last bastion of discrimination': 26 counties down - 6 to go?
Northern Ireland is the only region in western Europe where same-sex marriage is not permitted.
# love ireland
Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?
Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
The east's answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is 'Ireland's Ancient East'
The new tourism programme aims to attract 600,000 overseas visitors.
# Drugs
Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year
A large number of women are also seeking treatment, a change from 25 years ago.
# viewing advised
5 properties to view in... the South and the West
Here are the 5 best properties in the south and west of Ireland you can view this weekend.
# Rain Rain Go Away
Heavy rain and flooding forecast for the south - but it's going to rain almost everywhere
You’d miss the rain, all the same, wouldn’t you?
# Big Hitter
Russell Crowe could be about to lose his star player to Leinster
27-year-old Ben Te’o is known more for his huge defensive hits than his try-scoring prowess.
# Final Countdown
Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight
Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.
# the magnetic fields
European space mission to explore strange changes in Earth’s magnetism
The European Space Agency is preparing to launch three hi-tech satellites this Friday.
# sdlp conference
Gilmore: 'We were determined that Ireland would be Europe’s success story'
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore spoke at the SDLP Conference today where he also addressed issues of peace and reconciliation in the north.
# Waterworld
What would happen if all the ice melted? Well, we'd be waving goodbye to most of Connacht
Not to mention, all of The Netherlands….
# Election 2014
Large constituencies mean European elections 'will become more presidential'
Phil Hogan believes candidates will need at least €100,000 if they want to be elected to the European Parliament next year.
# Election 2014
Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies
The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.
# European elections
Colm Keaveney is considering running in next year's European elections
The newly-independent TD faces an uphill task to retain his Dáil seat at the next general election so is now considering running for Europe but he’s not made a decision yet, he insists.
# European elections
Revealed: Fine Gael's proposals for redrawing Ireland's European constituency map
The party’s proposals are to be submitted to the Constituency Commission which is considering how to redraw Ireland’s European constituencies ahead of next year’s elections.
Column: Why sorry is the hardest word
How can a government be asked to apologise for something in recent history when the full facts have yet to be disclosed, writes David McCann.
Column: Why is Alan Ryan's funeral the face of republicanism?
If politicians don’t want the masked men marching in a funeral cortege to continue being seen as the real face of republicanism, writes David McCann, they need to change the conversation.
# Energy
Consultation launched on €500m project for overhead electricity link
EirGrid’s plan to upgrade the electricity infrastructure between Munster and Leinster includes a preference to build an overhead line linking Cork and Kildare via Wexford.