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# wellington - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights Spot Me This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights

The countdown is on to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final shoot-out with Wales. And Declan Kidney’s men are ready for the gun show.

From The42 Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: welcome to the capital of cool Scrum Time

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: welcome to the capital of cool

There’s a coffee shop every 50 yards, the locals walk and talk a little faster than your average New Zealander and there is a sense of a town with very little time on its hands.

# wellington - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The42 Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: enter the Dragon RWC2011

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: enter the Dragon

It doesn’t matter how many times they’ve been spanked, how long they’ve been in a rut, or how many other nations write them off; the good times are always just around the corner.

# wellington - Monday 3 October, 2011

From The42 Poll: how far do you think Ireland will now go at the Rugby World Cup? Knockout This post contains a poll

Poll: how far do you think Ireland will now go at the Rugby World Cup?

Yesterday’s victory over Italy in Dunedin means Ireland march on as group winners. How optimistic are you feeling now?

From The42 In pictures: Irish players hit the pool for recovery session Hey Ladies... This post contains images

In pictures: Irish players hit the pool for recovery session

No sooner had they checked in at their new hotel and the players were pulling the togs out of the suitcases.

# wellington - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The42 The Happy Camper: Every cock will crow... On The Road

The Happy Camper: Every cock will crow...

“A future quiz question beckons for a man named captain on his World Cup debut,” quips Sean as the crew move on to Wellington.

# wellington - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

From The42 Booking about: Irish fans first in line for busy NZ brothels In Demand

Booking about: Irish fans first in line for busy NZ brothels

There has been no waiting around for some Irish supporters.

# wellington - Monday 15 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

# wellington - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Former NZ mayor refuses to apologise for 'dumb Irish' slur

The former mayor of Wellington describes opponents plan to a new ‘Wellywood’ sign as “dumb… and probably Irish.”

# wellington - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand

Area north-west of city was struck with a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday night.

# wellington - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Earthquake strikes Wellington, New Zealand

The quake, which comes a week after the Christchurch earthquakes, did not cause major damage.