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# sweden - Today’s News

'I believe our game style can do some damage' - Connacht turn focus to Champions Cup
# Positive Thinking
From The42
# Positive Thinking

'I believe our game style can do some damage' - Connacht turn focus to Champions Cup

11 minutes ago 62 Views 0 Comments

Andy Friend is confident his squad have the tools to compete in Europe this season.

Shop workers facing 'worrying' rise in verbal abuse from customers this Christmas
# Festive Spirit
# Festive Spirit

Shop workers facing 'worrying' rise in verbal abuse from customers this Christmas

12 minutes ago 713 Views 1 Comment

Mandate is calling for greater respect for retail workers on the frontline.

'It’s a dream come true. I sound like John Mullane now…I was going to say I love my club!'
# Austin Stacks
From The42
# Austin Stacks

'It’s a dream come true. I sound like John Mullane now…I was going to say I love my club!'

41 minutes ago 484 Views 0 Comments

A jubilant Wayne Quillinan reflected after Austin Stacks triumphed in yesterday’s Kerry senior final.

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement
# Ichh
# Ichh

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement

6 hours ago 3,561 Views 0 Comments
  • Councillors were due to vote on replacing Anthony Flynn in October but were split over how to proceed
  • Some councillors are backing a volunteer from Inner City Helping Homeless, the charity Flynn co-founded
  • However others say the vote should be deferred until ICHH has been wound down, writes Órla Ryan

# sweden - Yesterday’s News

Cardinals remain on course for number one seed in play-offs as Brady fires Bucs to victory
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Cardinals remain on course for number one seed in play-offs as Brady fires Bucs to victory

7 hours ago 1,511 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the Detroit Lions finally won their first game of the season.

Morikawa squanders five-shot lead as Hovland captures Hero World Challenge
# Get In The Hole
From The42
# Get In The Hole

Morikawa squanders five-shot lead as Hovland captures Hero World Challenge

8 hours ago 2,781 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy finished the tournament in 18th place.

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
# Treaty Centenary
# Treaty Centenary

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?

8 hours ago 18,269 Views 11 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.

Finding peace on the water, meeting Sly Stallone, and enjoying the pressure of being Katie Taylor
# How Winning Is Done
From The42
# How Winning Is Done

Finding peace on the water, meeting Sly Stallone, and enjoying the pressure of being Katie Taylor

9 hours ago 20,856 Views 2 Comments

‘I mean, I think it’d be unusual for me if I wasn’t the favourite going into a fight at this stage,’ laughed Taylor ahead of her title defence next Saturday.

Former Longford Town player returns as manager for 2022 season
# Gary's At The Wheel
From The42
# Gary's At The Wheel

Former Longford Town player returns as manager for 2022 season

9 hours ago 2,581 Views 0 Comments

Gary Cronin takes over following the departure of Daire Doyle last month.

Mullen grabs late try as Blackrock edge Dublin derby with Old Belvedere
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Mullen grabs late try as Blackrock edge Dublin derby with Old Belvedere

10 hours ago 3,358 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, defending champions Railway Union defeated Galwegians in the Women’s All-Ireland League.

# sweden - Friday 14 October, 2016

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask
# Clowning Around
# Clowning Around

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask

Oct 14th 2016, 11:37 AM 20,091 Views 21 Comments

The Halland county incident was not the first involving clowns in Sweden.

# sweden - Friday 16 September, 2016

Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations
# Hiding In Plain Sight
# Hiding In Plain Sight

Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations

Sep 16th 2016, 10:55 AM 11,372 Views 52 Comments

A Swedish court has again ruled that the arrest warrant against him is valid.

# sweden - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Sep 9th 2016, 5:13 PM 12,855 Views 83 Comments

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

# sweden - Monday 5 September, 2016

Netherlands coach Blind adamant he will not resign
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

Netherlands coach Blind adamant he will not resign

Sep 5th 2016, 11:54 PM 9,707 Views 1 Comment

The 55-year-old is under pressure following an unconvincing stint in charge so far.

# sweden - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties
# Party Poopers
From The42
# Party Poopers

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties

Aug 16th 2016, 8:53 PM 4,682 Views 11 Comments

The gold medal dream is over for the female footballers from the host nation.

# sweden - Monday 15 August, 2016

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children

Aug 15th 2016, 5:34 PM 28,273 Views 70 Comments

They’re fighting with Austria, too.

# sweden - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle
# Report
From The42
# Report

Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle

Aug 10th 2016, 2:25 AM 4,615 Views 1 Comment

The women’s 200m freestyle took place in Rio tonight.

# sweden - Friday 29 July, 2016

Are Swedes having less sex? Their government wants to know
# Bedroom Habits
# Bedroom Habits

Are Swedes having less sex? Their government wants to know

Jul 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,449 Views 41 Comments

Health issues affecting Swedes’ sex lives could be a political problem, the country’s health minister has said.

# sweden - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Ibrahimovic will set winning standards at United
# Ibra
From The42
# Ibra

Ibrahimovic will set winning standards at United

Jul 2nd 2016, 11:27 AM 5,395 Views 11 Comments

The Swede moves to the Premier League with an outstanding record of club success to date.

# sweden - Friday 1 July, 2016

Ireland is the 9th most reputable country in the world
# They Like Us
# They Like Us

Ireland is the 9th most reputable country in the world

Jul 1st 2016, 8:55 AM 18,801 Views 58 Comments

This is the first time we’ve made it into the top ten.

# sweden - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Hamren: Sweden will never find another Ibrahimovic
# Zlat Out
From The42
# Zlat Out

Hamren: Sweden will never find another Ibrahimovic

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:10 AM 4,785 Views 6 Comments

It’s the end of the road for Ibra.

# sweden - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Late Belgium strike ends Zlatan's international career in defeat
# I Am Finished
From The42
# I Am Finished

Late Belgium strike ends Zlatan's international career in defeat

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:24 PM 7,078 Views 11 Comments

Radja Nainggolan’s screamer secured Belgium a second successive win and sent Sweden packing.

# sweden - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Zlat's all, folks! Tomorrow could be the last time we see Ibra in a Sweden shirt
# Zlatan
From The42
# Zlatan

Zlat's all, folks! Tomorrow could be the last time we see Ibra in a Sweden shirt

Jun 21st 2016, 3:46 PM 3,877 Views 9 Comments

Sweden’s captain will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

# sweden - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Angry Assange starts his fifth year camped out at a London embassy
# Extradition Avoider
# Extradition Avoider

Angry Assange starts his fifth year camped out at a London embassy

Jun 19th 2016, 7:28 AM 21,020 Views 50 Comments

His supporters are to hold events marking the date today.

# sweden - Friday 17 June, 2016

Good news for Irish hopes: Eder fires Italians into last 16 with late winner against Sweden
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

Good news for Irish hopes: Eder fires Italians into last 16 with late winner against Sweden

Jun 17th 2016, 4:21 PM 9,069 Views 17 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic again missed out on European Championship history as Sweden lost 1-0 to Italy in Toulouse.

As it happened: Italy v Sweden, Euro 2016 From The42
Live Jun 17th 2016, 1:15 PM

As it happened: Italy v Sweden, Euro 2016

# sweden - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Here's how European media reacted to Ireland's 1-1 draw with Sweden
# Media Elsewhere
From The42
# Media Elsewhere

Here's how European media reacted to Ireland's 1-1 draw with Sweden

Jun 14th 2016, 1:24 PM 16,236 Views 4 Comments

From Swedish newspapers to Group E opponents Italy and Belgium, here’s what the European media thought of last night.

9 times Irish and Swedish fans proved they were the soundest
# Dancing Queen
From The Daily Edge
# Dancing Queen

9 times Irish and Swedish fans proved they were the soundest

Jun 14th 2016, 1:16 PM 27,088 Views 8 Comments

Best fans ever <3

# sweden - Monday 13 June, 2016

Are Swedes excited about the match? We called them to ask. We're still not sure.
# Dublin Calling
# Dublin Calling

Are Swedes excited about the match? We called them to ask. We're still not sure.

Jun 13th 2016, 4:41 PM 22,589 Views 11 Comments

We learned a lot about Anna’s plans for the midsummer festival though. Anyone for lobster?

As it happened: Ireland v Sweden, Euro 2016 From The42
Live Jun 13th 2016, 4:40 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Sweden, Euro 2016

Dare to stop Zlatan, and Ireland can dare to dream
# Dangerman
From The42
# Dangerman

Dare to stop Zlatan, and Ireland can dare to dream

Jun 13th 2016, 12:02 PM 3,358 Views 3 Comments

Stifling the influence of the former AC Milan and Barcelona star will be key to Irish hopes this evening.

# sweden - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'There are still complaints that he's not Swedish enough' - Zlatan continues to divide opinion at home
# Zlat's Life
From The42
# Zlat's Life

'There are still complaints that he's not Swedish enough' - Zlatan continues to divide opinion at home

Jun 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 18,801 Views 23 Comments

But the striker has helped to inspire his country’s younger generations to redefine Swedish characteristics.

# sweden - Saturday 11 June, 2016

7 emotions everyone stuck in work for Ireland v Sweden will feel
# Emotional Rollercoaster
From The42
# Emotional Rollercoaster

7 emotions everyone stuck in work for Ireland v Sweden will feel

Jun 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 5,182 Views 0 Comments

It’s not going to be easy but you’re not on your own.

# sweden - Friday 10 June, 2016

7 excuses for getting off work early tomorrow to watch the Sweden game
# None
From The42
# None

7 excuses for getting off work early tomorrow to watch the Sweden game

Jun 10th 2016, 4:25 PM 6,098 Views 4 Comments

Monday’s 5pm kick-off is far from ideal for most of us.

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*

Jun 10th 2016, 9:02 AM 8,140 Views 3 Comments

On the condition that we actually score, mostly.

Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp
# Kicking Off
From The42
# Kicking Off

Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp

Jun 10th 2016, 6:30 AM 24,014 Views 21 Comments

Ben Blake sums up the mood in France after the team’s first couple of days.

# sweden - Thursday 9 June, 2016

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
# COYBIG
From The Daily Edge
# COYBIG

These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*

Jun 9th 2016, 5:06 PM 5,523 Views 1 Comment

On the condition that we actually score, mostly.

# sweden - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy
# Key Info
From The42
# Key Info

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy

Jun 8th 2016, 8:25 PM 5,440 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Neills men go up against the Azzurri in Lille on 22 June.

# sweden - Monday 6 June, 2016

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
From The42
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,131 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# sweden - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Zlatan: 'It's all about getting the job done – and I do a hell of a job'
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Zlatan: 'It's all about getting the job done – and I do a hell of a job'

Jun 5th 2016, 4:25 AM 7,051 Views 15 Comments

The Sweden captaon has no doubts over his ability to perform at the age of 34 as he nears a move to Manchester United.

# sweden - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5

Jun 1st 2016, 6:36 PM 11,823 Views 12 Comments

The barometer “tracks players’ form in the build-up to and during the tournament.

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Ibra humbly admits he's far too good for the Swedish league

Jun 1st 2016, 3:16 PM 6,798 Views 17 Comments

A return to Malmo appears to be off the table after Zlatan Ibrahimovic declared himself “too good for Allsvenskan”.

# sweden - Sunday 29 May, 2016

If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried
# The Name Of The Game
# The Name Of The Game

If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried

May 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 42,876 Views 42 Comments

The Swedes are notoriously slow at making arrangements.

# sweden - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden
# Wanted Man
# Wanted Man

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden

May 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 11,127 Views 35 Comments

Assange will appeal the ruling, one of his Swedish lawyers said.

# sweden - Friday 13 May, 2016

Did you see the Eurovision's bizarre 'robot riverdance' at half time last night?
# Johnny Five Alive
# Johnny Five Alive

Did you see the Eurovision's bizarre 'robot riverdance' at half time last night?

May 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 21,665 Views 21 Comments

The robots were a bit better than the people to be honest.

# sweden - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Ireland's Euro 2016 group opponents Sweden have named their squad for the tournament
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

Ireland's Euro 2016 group opponents Sweden have named their squad for the tournament

May 12th 2016, 12:27 AM 5,459 Views 8 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic captains Sweden but they could be without Albin Ekdal following an end-of-season celebration mishap.

# sweden - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

May 10th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,498 Views 36 Comments

What’s up with the rule changes? Why are Australia in it again? Your questions, answered…

# sweden - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest
# Swede Revenge
# Swede Revenge

The boss of this year's Eurovision says Terry Wogan 'spoiled' the contest

Apr 16th 2016, 5:05 PM 55,488 Views 96 Comments

But is it just a case of sour grapes?

# sweden - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment
# It's Not Okay
# It's Not Okay

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment

Apr 12th 2016, 9:12 PM 51,378 Views 44 Comments

The RTÉ host called two random Swedes without telling them they’d be on the radio.