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# announcement - This year 2022

Ireland's squad named for T20 World Cup in Australia
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Ireland's squad named for T20 World Cup in Australia

Sep 20th 2022, 12:22 PM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Heinrich Malan made the announcement today.

Brady earns recall as Ireland squad named for Nations League double-header
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Brady earns recall as Ireland squad named for Nations League double-header

Sep 15th 2022, 1:17 PM 7,548 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old has rediscovered some form at Preston North End this season, while Andrew Omobamidele and Callum O’Dowda also return.

Man United confirm agreement to buy €100m winger Antony from Ajax
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Man United confirm agreement to buy €100m winger Antony from Ajax

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 5:04 PM 32,022 Views 67 Comments

The Brazilian international will be reunited with his former manager at Old Trafford.

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations
# Statement
# Statement

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations

Jul 13th 2022, 5:54 PM 46,454 Views 0 Comments

The comic – who had a sexual allegation raised against him in 2017 – said today that he wants to make a comeback.

PSG call press conference with Christophe Galtier to be unveiled as new boss
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

PSG call press conference with Christophe Galtier to be unveiled as new boss

Jul 4th 2022, 5:14 PM 3,408 Views 0 Comments

The 55-year-old has developed a reputation as the leading coach in the French club game over the last decade and will replace Mauricio Pochettino.

Shirt sponsors Three suspend Chelsea deal after sanctions
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Shirt sponsors Three suspend Chelsea deal after sanctions

Mar 10th 2022, 5:28 PM 27,082 Views 17 Comments

The telecommunications company have suspended their deal with the West London club.

Shelbourne secure 'significant' investment to aid 'ambitious plans' for the future
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Shelbourne secure 'significant' investment to aid 'ambitious plans' for the future

Feb 20th 2022, 11:58 AM 21,504 Views 13 Comments

The consortium includes figures from Ireland and the USA.

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2022, 2:50 PM 2,812 Views 4 Comments

Saracens back-rower Andy Christie and London Irish scrum-half Ben White are two of the new faces.

# announcement - Last year 2021

John Treacy to retire as CEO of Sport Ireland
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

John Treacy to retire as CEO of Sport Ireland

Oct 29th 2021, 12:01 AM 4,632 Views 2 Comments

The 64-year-old has been chief executive of the organisation since 2015.

Six uncapped players named in Ireland women's squad for November Tests
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

Six uncapped players named in Ireland women's squad for November Tests

Oct 27th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,628 Views 3 Comments

A 33-player panel has been announced to face the USA and Japan at the RDS next month.

Basketball Ireland appoint former Six Nations boss Feehan as new chief executive
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Basketball Ireland appoint former Six Nations boss Feehan as new chief executive

Oct 18th 2021, 12:36 PM 3,357 Views 2 Comments

‘There is huge scope for growth,’ says Bernard O’Byrne’s successor.

Irish sport to receive €65m in additional funding this year
# Extra Support
From The42
# Extra Support

Irish sport to receive €65m in additional funding this year

Oct 6th 2021, 1:43 PM 8,806 Views 11 Comments

The announcement was made today by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and the Minister of State for Sport, Jack Chambers.

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header
# Squad Announcement
From The42
# Squad Announcement

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header

Sep 30th 2021, 1:12 PM 30,827 Views 32 Comments

The 28-year-old has four goals in nine matches for League One club Wigan Athletic this season.

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end
# Scaled Back
# Scaled Back

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 7:55 PM 20,507 Views 24 Comments

NPHET and its sub-groups will move out of the ‘emergency phase’ of the pandemic.

Japanese football star comes out as transgender man
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Japanese football star comes out as transgender man

Jun 21st 2021, 11:18 PM 14,146 Views 5 Comments

Kumi Yokoyama is one of the few athletes to do so in a country where LGBTQ rights lag behind other developed nations.

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight
# Level 3 Plus
# Level 3 Plus

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight

Apr 29th 2021, 8:27 PM 70,910 Views 59 Comments
  • The government agreed to ease a number of Covid-19 restrictions on a phased basis from next month.
  • Inter-county travel, more outdoor meetings and increased numbers at funerals and wedding services from 10 May.
  • The Taoiseach said: "Hope is returning."
Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season

Mar 16th 2021, 10:03 AM 63,076 Views 106 Comments

The 30-year-old will hang up his boots this summer.

GAA still hoping to run off inter-county league and championship after removal of Level 5 exemption
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

GAA still hoping to run off inter-county league and championship after removal of Level 5 exemption

Feb 11th 2021, 9:40 AM 4,896 Views 4 Comments

Croke Park say they will push for a return to non-contact collective club and underage training when schools reopen.

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says
# Level 5
# Level 5

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says

Updated Jan 26th 2021, 6:16 PM 58,983 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin announced the extended measures this afternoon.

# announcement - All time

Manchester City pair Jesus and Walker test positive for Covid
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Manchester City pair Jesus and Walker test positive for Covid

Dec 25th 2020, 12:51 PM 7,513 Views 4 Comments

Two members of staff at the club have also returned positive tests.

DPD Ireland to create 700 new jobs across the country
# Announcement
# Announcement

DPD Ireland to create 700 new jobs across the country

Oct 16th 2020, 1:49 PM 29,920 Views 45 Comments

The permanent jobs will be created before the end of the year.

All of Sky Sports' live GAA championship games will be available on free-to-air for its customers this season
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

All of Sky Sports' live GAA championship games will be available on free-to-air for its customers this season

Oct 7th 2020, 12:10 PM 42,326 Views 44 Comments

The coverage starts on 24 October.

Clive Tyldesley 'upset, annoyed and baffled' at decision to replace him as ITV’s lead commentator
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Clive Tyldesley 'upset, annoyed and baffled' at decision to replace him as ITV’s lead commentator

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 3:00 PM 41,696 Views 36 Comments

He will be replaced by Sam Matterface at the start of next season, but will continue to work with the station.

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,417 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

‘Come together as a nation by staying apart’: Read Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s address in full
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

‘Come together as a nation by staying apart’: Read Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s address in full

Mar 17th 2020, 9:40 PM 145,394 Views 419 Comments

He made the announcement at 9pm.

Pro14 suspended indefinitely as Irish domestic rugby also postponed
# Measures
From The42
# Measures

Pro14 suspended indefinitely as Irish domestic rugby also postponed

Mar 12th 2020, 4:17 PM 6,582 Views 19 Comments

The moves have been made in a bid to slow the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Club Players Association withdraw from GAA's fixtures task force
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Club Players Association withdraw from GAA's fixtures task force

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 4:53 PM 6,840 Views 7 Comments

The CPA was set-up three years ago to lobby for a better club GAA fixtures schedule.

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal

May 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 10,409 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland international has quickly become a key player for Johann van Graan’s side.

England defence coach Gustard steps down to take Harlequins job
# Big Loss
From The42
# Big Loss

England defence coach Gustard steps down to take Harlequins job

Updated May 21st 2018, 1:14 PM 4,612 Views 2 Comments

The former Leicester, London Irish and Saracens flanker will leave Eddie Jones’ backroom staff 15 months out from the World Cup.

Shamrock Rovers star Burke included in Ireland squad for games with Celtic, France and the US
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Shamrock Rovers star Burke included in Ireland squad for games with Celtic, France and the US

May 10th 2018, 1:08 PM 17,187 Views 26 Comments

There are also first senior call-ups for Conor O’Malley, Shaun Williams and Callum Robinson ahead of the trio of summer friendlies.

42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022
# Loads More Spaces
# Loads More Spaces

42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022

Apr 13th 2018, 10:20 AM 24,032 Views 75 Comments

17 of the new schools are to be built by September 2019. The vast majority of the new institutions will be located in the Dublin area.

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly

Mar 8th 2018, 12:20 PM 17,114 Views 34 Comments

An 30-man panel has been announced ahead of the fixture, which is scheduled for 23 March.

Dutch record caps holder Sneijder retires from international football
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Dutch record caps holder Sneijder retires from international football

Mar 4th 2018, 1:41 PM 6,708 Views 6 Comments

After a meeting with new manager Ronald Koeman, the former Ajax, Real Madrid and Inter Milan midfielder is packing it in with the Netherlands.

Usain Bolt's 'big football announcement' was not what anyone expected
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

Usain Bolt's 'big football announcement' was not what anyone expected

Feb 27th 2018, 9:40 AM 13,752 Views 4 Comments

Having suggested he was about to join a football team, the 100 metre world-record holder revealed he is to take part in Soccer Aid.

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'

Jan 23rd 2018, 2:39 PM 21,317 Views 31 Comments

The people impacted, mainly women, lose out on around €30 per week under the measures.

Haskell and Marler left out of England's autumn international squads
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Haskell and Marler left out of England's autumn international squads

Oct 26th 2017, 9:37 AM 5,809 Views 5 Comments

There are also a number of so-called ‘apprentice players’ in the squad.

Pharmaceutical company announces 300 new jobs for Limerick
# Raheen
# Raheen

Pharmaceutical company announces 300 new jobs for Limerick

Oct 25th 2017, 7:25 PM 13,407 Views 15 Comments

It will bring the total expected direct employment at their Raheen site to 800 people.

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy
# The Book Of Dust
# The Book Of Dust

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy

Feb 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 9,263 Views 14 Comments

The original novels have gone on to sell 17.5 million copies around the world.

Recruitment website announce 500 new jobs in Dublin
# Indeed
# Indeed

Recruitment website announce 500 new jobs in Dublin

Feb 15th 2017, 8:45 AM 12,237 Views 14 Comments

Indeed currently employs 530 people in its Dublin offices.

The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan 'abnormality'
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan 'abnormality'

Jan 30th 2017, 7:32 PM 8,364 Views 3 Comments

Aisling Daly has been forced to hang up her gloves aged 29.

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