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# world - This year 2022

St Michael's to play in World Schools rugby competition in Thailand
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

St Michael's to play in World Schools rugby competition in Thailand

Oct 13th 2022, 2:34 PM 15,766 Views 10 Comments

The Dublin school has gained international acclaim for its rugby programme.

# world - All time

2019 set to be 'one of the hottest years on record'
# Hothouse
# Hothouse

2019 set to be 'one of the hottest years on record'

Dec 3rd 2019, 11:12 AM 18,654 Views 51 Comments

This year is likely to be the second or third hottest in records dating back to the 19th century, with the world experiencing a decade of record heat.

These are the best places in the world to go birdwatching
# Peepers
# Peepers

These are the best places in the world to go birdwatching

Mar 18th 2018, 6:30 PM 12,325 Views 17 Comments

From South Africa to Ecuador.

Pics: The world turns green for St Patrick's Day
# GLOBAL GREENING
# GLOBAL GREENING

Pics: The world turns green for St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2018, 4:37 PM 25,580 Views 15 Comments

Hundreds of landmarks across the world have turned green.

'The devastation in the room is palpable': Events held nationwide in memory of road traffic victims
# World Remembrance Day
# World Remembrance Day

'The devastation in the room is palpable': Events held nationwide in memory of road traffic victims

Nov 19th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,950 Views 3 Comments

Today is the international day for remembering all those killed on our roads.

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property
# Up And Up
# Up And Up

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Feb 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 49,156 Views 57 Comments

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

BBQs and KFC : Here's what people in 10 different countries eat on Christmas Day
# Christmas Dinner
# Christmas Dinner

BBQs and KFC : Here's what people in 10 different countries eat on Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2016, 1:00 PM 21,474 Views 18 Comments

Reindeer meat is a favourite in one country.

An Irish group has made the Catholic Church acknowledge Filipino children fathered by priests
# Coping International
# Coping International

An Irish group has made the Catholic Church acknowledge Filipino children fathered by priests

Aug 31st 2015, 6:10 AM 29,915 Views 25 Comments

The group has already reached a similar agreement with the Catholic church in Ireland.

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now
# Worries
# Worries

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now

Jul 18th 2015, 9:45 AM 38,115 Views 72 Comments

It ranges from Isis to climate change.

The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic
# Costly
# Costly

The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic

Jan 19th 2015, 10:13 PM 27,918 Views 39 Comments

Ireland has the 11th highest cost of living in the world.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:59 PM 28,462 Views 5 Comments

AirAsia plane wreckage, Irish man critical in Sydney, and Ebola patient’s deteriorating condition have everyone talking.

Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash
# Top Three
From The42
# Top Three

Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash

Nov 16th 2014, 6:08 PM 16,641 Views 25 Comments

Defeats for Australia and England, as well as Ireland’s win, mean a change in the official ladder.

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place
# On The Up
# On The Up

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 14,528 Views 50 Comments

It’s not all that bad.

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state
# Two-State Solution
# Two-State Solution

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:27 PM 10,342 Views 113 Comments

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"
# UN Security Council
# UN Security Council

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"

Sep 18th 2014, 10:50 PM 8,408 Views 26 Comments

That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth

Aug 17th 2014, 4:00 PM 19,270 Views 23 Comments

These cities are commended for thinking outside the box of industry, design and urban planning.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 7th 2014, 11:00 PM 30,049 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Catherine Nevin, the death of Adrian Folan and whether the Garth Brooks gigs will go ahead…

Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year

Jun 16th 2014, 6:25 PM 8,227 Views 14 Comments

It’s hoped that the project will see between 300 to 400 balloons circulating the globe, offering continuous service to a targeted area.

Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez

Apr 10th 2014, 4:21 PM 6,466 Views 6 Comments

The Everton boss says you “can’t teach” the qualities that the Irish international possesses.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Mar 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 15,210 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pure in Heart, Frank Flannery’s resignation and the death of actress Eileen Colgan.

Man continues quest to visit every Nando's in the world
# Hiya Chicken
From The Daily Edge
# Hiya Chicken

Man continues quest to visit every Nando's in the world

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:32 AM 3,577 Views 6 Comments

Can you hear the drums for Nando’s?…

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 8,732 Views 6 Comments

This quintet of young players look set for breakout years in the world of rugby.

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year
# Dream Team
From The42
# Dream Team

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 11,306 Views 38 Comments

It wasn’t easy, but we’ve selected our best XV from the past year of action.

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed
# RIP
# RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

Dec 6th 2013, 7:54 PM 15,160 Views 47 Comments

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

This is how much the iPhone 5S costs around the world
# Purchasing Power
# Purchasing Power

This is how much the iPhone 5S costs around the world

Dec 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 38,429 Views 81 Comments

You could be paying anything between €517 to €798 depending on where you’re based.

Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record
# World Record
# World Record

Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record

Nov 30th 2013, 3:52 PM 7,133 Views 12 Comments

The Dundalk Charity Santa Fun Run needed 4000 Santas to beat the world record – did it succeed?

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’

Nov 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 620 Views 35 Comments

On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named

Aug 28th 2013, 10:16 PM 34,780 Views 102 Comments

Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.

Extract: The 'daily problems' in maintaining Ireland's neutrality during WW2
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: The 'daily problems' in maintaining Ireland's neutrality during WW2

Jul 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,037 Views 45 Comments

Confidential documents from the 1940s show that the maintenance of Ireland’s neutrality was going be difficult – and hard decisions on policy would have to be made practically every day.

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons
# Internet
# Internet

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons

Jun 15th 2013, 6:15 PM 10,878 Views 22 Comments

Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

May 19th 2013, 1:30 PM 329 Views 6 Comments

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives
# State Papers
# State Papers

1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives

Dec 28th 2012, 3:58 PM 15,864 Views 65 Comments

As debates raged on divorce and separation, one Irish man wrote to the Taoiseach Jack Lynch from Australia to tell him what people thought of the country.

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 55 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

7 photos good enough to win a National Geographic contest
# Lovely Snaps
# Lovely Snaps

7 photos good enough to win a National Geographic contest

Aug 15th 2012, 2:47 PM 21,570 Views 17 Comments

Photos taken in Afghanistan, Vietnam and Fiji all made the cut. Check out the beautiful images…

Lemurs are "the world's most threatened mammal"
# Endangered
From The Daily Edge
# Endangered

Lemurs are "the world's most threatened mammal"

Jul 14th 2012, 6:34 PM 4,302 Views 10 Comments

The destruction of their tropical forest habitat and an upsurge in hunting has been blamed for depleting lemur numbers.

The week in photos: Streaming
# Week In Pics
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Pics

The week in photos: Streaming

Jul 7th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,942 Views 1 Comment

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:17 AM 6,158 Views 12 Comments

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two)
# The World In A Day
# The World In A Day

IN PICTURES: Photos taken around the world in one day (part two)

Jun 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 4,264 Views 1 Comment

Presenting part two of a snapshot of this massive project, which has seen submissions of thousands of photographs from around the world, taken on 15 May 2012…

VIDEO: 'Soccer is the most important game in the world'
# Sneak Preview
From The42
# Sneak Preview

VIDEO: 'Soccer is the most important game in the world'

May 10th 2012, 9:39 PM 400 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Dunphy, John Giles and Giovanni Trapattoni all feature in RTÉ’s latest sporting series, Green is the Colour.

9 examples of incredible Easter eggs
# Easter
From The Daily Edge
# Easter

9 examples of incredible Easter eggs

Apr 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 7,948 Views 2 Comments

From large chocolate eggs to hand-painted works of art, our slideshow features some of the most incredible Easter eggs you’re likely to see this year. How did your Easter treats measure up?

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