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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Austria

All time
In pictures: Goodnight, Vienna as Ireland wave goodbye to Brazil
Giovanni Trapattoni suffered his first defeat in 21 away games as Ireland boss.
# Courts
Limerick man could face extradition over rhino horn theft
The 31-year-old is wanted by Austrian prosecutors investigating the theft of the rhino horns from a museum and an antique dealer.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
The Government is going to hold a referendum to lower the voting age. Good idea?
# Flooding
Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage
Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.
# Sex Abuse
Trial begins for Austrian priest accused of assaulting 24 boys
The former headmaster of a monastery boarding school allegedly assaulted the pupils between 1973 and 1993 at the school and foreign trips.
# Floods
PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods
Water levels in Germany on the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers have already surpassed records from previous heavy floods in 1954 and 2002.
Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations
Landslides triggered by heavy rains that have forced the evacuation of at least 200 people from their homes in Austria.
# Austria
Man drives to hospital carrying his own sawn-off arm
Police said the only reason the Hungarian did not bleed to death was that he was in a state of shock.
# Unemployment
Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent
Over 19 million people are unemployed in the eurozone but Ireland has recorded one of the largest year-on-year decreases in unemployment rates.
# European literature
John Banville wins Austrian literature prize
Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.
# Austria
Meet the lone ‘sheriff’ of the ‘ashtray of Europe’
Anti-smoking advocate and cancer sufferer is trying to highlight Austria’s lax enforcement, where almost two thirds of venues flout complex smoking area legislation.
# famous face
Your FAI Chief Executive Watching the Hurling Pic of the Day
John Delaney was spotted in attendance at the Kilkenny-Cork match this afternoon.
# Review
Opinion: History is a nightmare from which Trapattoni's Irish side are trying to awake
Will the Austria draw be remembered as Trap’s ‘Israel moment’?
# IreAus
Eamon Dunphy: Trapattoni doesn't respect our football culture
The Italian reckons we’re minnows, according to the RTÉ pundit.
# Opinion
‘We are not England’ – Trap showed he doesn’t speak our language and doesn’t get us
The manager’s post-match comments spoke volumes.
# Permutations
Explainer: What last night's result means for Ireland's qualifying chances
Trap’s men have been left with a mountain to climb after only managing a draw at home to Austria.
# Disappointment
Here's how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Austria
The site was largely unimpressed with the Irish team’s 2-2 draw against Austria.
# Interview
Trapattoni vows to fight on as Ireland boss, despite Austria setback
The Italian dismissed suggestions he should consider his future in the wake of tonight’s disappointing result.
# Video
WATCH: All the goals from tonight's Ireland-Austria game
Tonight’s match has since finished 2-2.
# these charming men
Your Morrissey reunited with our Robbie pic of the day
It appears the duo are now besties, after their second meet-up in as many months.
# grey ambition
Warm up for tonight's Austria game with Toni Polster's gift to pop music
Why haven’t we heard this before?
# Controversy
Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'
The former Irish captain recalled the infamous events surrounding the 1995 fixture in his autobiography.
# IreAus
Conor Sammon to lead the line for Ireland against Austria
The Derby County man will partner Shane Long up front.
Caption time: what are Robbie Keane and Trap saying at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon
The skipper and his manager ran the rule over squad training this lunchtime.
# Facts
5 facts about Austrian football you were probably too lazy to Google
Knowing their record goal scorer could really impress your mates on Tuesday night.
# Absenteeism
Missing XI: You can make a pretty decent team out of the Irish players not featuring tomorrow
There’s a whole squad of players either injured or out of favour.
# new info
5 things we learned from last night's Sweden-Ireland game
Our thoughts on Paul Green, Wes Hoolahan and the new-look Irish defence.
# What Rubbish?
Ireland dramatically improves its recycling rates
Ireland was singled out for praise in a recent report by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
# winged winger
Anthony Pilkington to miss Ireland's World Cup double-header
Did the Norwich midfielder walk under a ladder or two when he picked up his passport.
Stephen Kelly returns to Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers, no Darron Gibson
Giovanni Trapatoni’s side face Sweden and Austria this month.
# Unemployment
Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU
Meanwhile, eurozone unemployment hit a record 11.9 per cent in January with just under 19 million now out of work in the 17-member bloc.
# Adoption
European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child
The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.
# Financial transaction tax
11 EU nations get go-ahead for 'Robin Hood tax', Ireland not among them
Concerns about jobs at the IFSC are among the reasons that Ireland has not signed up to implementing a levy on financial transactions despite Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany and France all doing so.
# Austria
Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service
Austria looks set to remain one of the few European countries with compulsory military service as voters go to the polls in a referendum being held today.
# Austria
Austrian MEP gets four years in jail over bribery sting
Sunday Times journalists filmed Ernst Strasser offering to change EU laws on behalf of a fake company for an annual fee.
# quick getaway
Runaway boy (13) drives father's Mercedes across Europe
The teenager ran away from his adoptive parents in Italy and was driving towards Poland – before being stopped in Germany.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Mystery
Memory-loss tourist puzzles Austrian police
The man has been in Austria for seven weeks but appears to have lost his memory and has no identification papers.
# Happy New Year
New Years Day kicks off with traditional Vienna concert
The annual concert, now in its 84th year, will feature the usual ‘greatest hits’ of the classical era, and some new pieces.