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#Announcement

# announcement - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

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 8,585 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.

# announcement - Thursday 30 September, 2021

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 30,662 Views 32 Comments

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

# announcement - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

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 20,441 Views 24 Comments

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

# announcement - Monday 21 June, 2021

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 14,023 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.

# announcement - Thursday 29 April, 2021

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 70,824 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."

# announcement - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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 62,930 Views 106 Comments

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

# announcement - Thursday 11 February, 2021

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 4,858 Views 4 Comments

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

# announcement - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

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 58,915 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin announced the extended measures this afternoon.

# announcement - Friday 25 December, 2020

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 7,481 Views 4 Comments

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

# announcement - Friday 16 October, 2020

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 29,826 Views 45 Comments

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

# announcement - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

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 42,279 Views 44 Comments

The coverage starts on 24 October.

# announcement - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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 41,660 Views 36 Comments

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

# announcement - Sunday 19 April, 2020

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 15,344 Views 9 Comments

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

# announcement - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

‘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 145,236 Views 419 Comments

He made the announcement at 9pm.

# announcement - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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 6,537 Views 19 Comments

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

# announcement - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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 6,815 Views 7 Comments

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

# announcement - Thursday 9 May, 2019

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 10,378 Views 34 Comments

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

# announcement - Monday 21 May, 2018

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 4,582 Views 2 Comments

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

# announcement - Thursday 10 May, 2018

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 17,139 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.

# announcement - Friday 13 April, 2018

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 23,859 Views 76 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.

# announcement - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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 17,061 Views 34 Comments

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

# announcement - Sunday 4 March, 2018

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 6,624 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.

# announcement - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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 13,703 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.

# announcement - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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 21,293 Views 31 Comments

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

# announcement - Thursday 26 October, 2017

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 5,766 Views 5 Comments

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

# announcement - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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

Pharmaceutical company announces 300 new jobs for Limerick

Oct 25th 2017, 7:25 PM 13,383 Views 15 Comments

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

# announcement - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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 9,248 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 12,199 Views 14 Comments

Indeed currently employs 530 people in its Dublin offices.

# announcement - Monday 30 January, 2017

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 8,289 Views 3 Comments

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

# announcement - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election
# Breaking
# Breaking

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

Jan 19th 2017, 5:59 PM 60,103 Views 150 Comments

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# announcement - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Shamrock Rovers confirm their head coach for next season
# He's Back
From The42
# He's Back

Shamrock Rovers confirm their head coach for next season

Nov 16th 2016, 2:04 PM 6,618 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Bradley returns on a permanent basis having held the position as caretaker for the second half of last term.

# announcement - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

2 Dundalk stars named in Ireland squad to face Austria
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

2 Dundalk stars named in Ireland squad to face Austria

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:00 AM 25,224 Views 42 Comments

Defender Andy Boyle and winger Daryl Horgan make the cut for the first time, while Shane Long has been ruled out.

# announcement - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Warren Gatland officially confirmed as the 2017 Lions head coach
# Kiwi Native
From The42
# Kiwi Native

Warren Gatland officially confirmed as the 2017 Lions head coach

Sep 7th 2016, 12:03 PM 15,799 Views 47 Comments

The 52-year-old retains the position he held for the 2013 success over Australia.

# announcement - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Last chance to impress before Euro 2016 squad is finalised as Ireland prepare for Dutch test
# Make Your Mind Up Time
From The42
# Make Your Mind Up Time

Last chance to impress before Euro 2016 squad is finalised as Ireland prepare for Dutch test

May 11th 2016, 3:36 PM 5,232 Views 4 Comments

Martin O’Neill is in town tomorrow afternoon to announce his panel ahead of this month’s warm-up game.

# announcement - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Apple to create 1,000 jobs in Cork
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Apple to create 1,000 jobs in Cork

Nov 11th 2015, 10:11 AM 78,153 Views 159 Comments

Tim Cook was in Ireland for the announcement.

# announcement - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer
# Battle
# Battle

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer

Aug 12th 2015, 9:59 PM 10,397 Views 16 Comments

90-year-old Carter served as Democratic president between 1976 and 1980.

# announcement - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

TV3's main anchorwoman is making a weekend move to Newstalk
# Roll It There
# Roll It There

TV3's main anchorwoman is making a weekend move to Newstalk

Jul 28th 2015, 4:45 PM 17,030 Views 24 Comments

You’ll still be able to watch her on screen though.

# announcement - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:07 AM 19,361 Views 44 Comments

We believe the game, originally set to take place in Croke Park, will be moved to the Aviva Stadium.

# announcement - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

This airport announcement prank is the definition of banter
# Attention Please
From The Daily Edge
# Attention Please

This airport announcement prank is the definition of banter

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:15 PM 7,246 Views 0 Comments

BING BONG.

# announcement - Monday 13 April, 2015

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president
# She's In
# She's In

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president

Apr 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 39,148 Views 109 Comments

She has announced her candidacy.

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