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#White Smoke

# white-smoke - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From The42 Tipperary and Waterford set to confirm new hurling bosses next week White Smoke

Tipperary and Waterford set to confirm new hurling bosses next week

Liam Cahill and Paraic Fanning are expected to take charge of the respective counties.

# white-smoke - Saturday 21 July, 2018

From The42 GAA seek meeting with Liam Miller tribute match organisers 'to discuss issues around the game' White Smoke

GAA seek meeting with Liam Miller tribute match organisers 'to discuss issues around the game'

The Gaelic Players Association have also released a statement claiming the GAA’s current stance ‘doesn’t align with our values as sportspeople.’

# white-smoke - Friday 29 April, 2016

We almost have a government: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have agreed a deal

The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.

# white-smoke - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From The42 Brian Whelahan to be named Offaly hurling manager White Smoke

Brian Whelahan to be named Offaly hurling manager

Offaly’s selection committee have put the Birr legend forward for a two-year term.

# white-smoke - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Tears, cheers and prayers as the Vatican reveals new pope

IN PICTURES: Twenty reactions to the election of the New World’s first pope.

FRONT PAGES: Pope Francis dominates the new and old worlds' newspapers Pope Francis This post contains images

FRONT PAGES: Pope Francis dominates the new and old worlds' newspapers

It was a rare newspaper today that did not run images from the Vatican on its front page. Here’s a round up.

# white-smoke - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added new pope and lost dog

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

LIVE: White smoke emerges from Sistine Chapel as new pope is elected White Smoke This post contains videos

LIVE: White smoke emerges from Sistine Chapel as new pope is elected

Cardinals in conclave at the Vatican have elected a new pope, whose identity will be revealed in a few moments.

WATCH: Live video from the Vatican as Catholics await a new Pope Chimney Cam This post contains videos

WATCH: Live video from the Vatican as Catholics await a new Pope

If there’s white smoke, you’ll see it here. (If there’s black smoke, you’ll see that here too.)

Cardinals prepare for second day of conclave to elect new pope

There will be four ballots today – two in the morning and two in the afternoon – to try and choose a new pontiff.

# white-smoke - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Black smoke from chapel chimney means there's no pope yet

The Vatican made clear it didn’t expect a winner on the first ballot.

Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?

There are currently 209 members of the College of Cardinals – but only 115 of them get a vote in choosing the new pontiff.

# white-smoke - Friday 1 March, 2013

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎

There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.

# white-smoke - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last

St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# white-smoke - Monday 11 February, 2013

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election

Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?

Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'

Fr Georg Ratzinger says his brother’s doctors had advised him against transatlantic travel. “At his age my brother wants more rest.”

From The42 Snapshot: Pope resigns, Roy Keane reckons he could do a job Pope Roy

Snapshot: Pope resigns, Roy Keane reckons he could do a job

Well he is infallible, right?

Pope Benedict resigns, cites 'advanced age' and deteriorating health

He said that his “advanced age” and deteriorating strength were the main reasons for his retirement.