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# building-blocks - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

'State-of-the-art' or 'flashy': Will the spiraling cost of the Children's Hospital be worth it?
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# Building Blocks

'State-of-the-art' or 'flashy': Will the spiraling cost of the Children's Hospital be worth it?

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,687 Views 77 Comments
  • "We still have a number of questions about the hospital," the chair of the Public Accounts Committee has said.
  • The Project Managers say that the NCH is designed to last twice as long as the average national hospital, and costs more as a result

# building-blocks - Friday 26 March, 2021

Irish athletes impress in Pentathlon World Cup opener
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From The42
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Irish athletes impress in Pentathlon World Cup opener

Mar 26th 2021, 7:37 PM 5,422 Views 0 Comments

Natalya Coyle finished in seventh position while Sive Brassil was placed 18th.

# building-blocks - Sunday 13 December, 2020

'We know that there is an All-Ireland in this team' - Armagh finish 2020 on a high with Ulster title
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From The42
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'We know that there is an All-Ireland in this team' - Armagh finish 2020 on a high with Ulster title

Dec 13th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,172 Views 0 Comments

The Orchard county edged past Monaghan in yesterday’s low-key provincial decider.

# building-blocks - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Futures of coaches Jones and Flannery next on Munster's agenda after Van Graan extension
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From The42
# Building Blocks

Futures of coaches Jones and Flannery next on Munster's agenda after Van Graan extension

Apr 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 24,011 Views 78 Comments

Johann van Graan yesterday signed a two-year contract extension as head coach.

# building-blocks - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'
# Building Blocks
From The42
# Building Blocks

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'

Nov 14th 2018, 12:00 PM 44,301 Views 28 Comments

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has discovered the perfect way to take his mind off the game.

# building-blocks - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Far from perfect, but Cullen pleased as Leinster maintain winning momentum
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From The42
# Building Blocks

Far from perfect, but Cullen pleased as Leinster maintain winning momentum

Apr 7th 2018, 5:15 PM 9,129 Views 10 Comments

The eastern province cruised to victory over Zebre this afternoon.

# building-blocks - Sunday 25 March, 2018

What a Lego professor says Irish startups can learn from the toymaker's resurrection
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# Building Blocks

What a Lego professor says Irish startups can learn from the toymaker's resurrection

Mar 25th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,832 Views 8 Comments

David Robertson thinks firms shouldn’t be too quick to move away from their core products.

# building-blocks - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ex-Ireland international Healy appointed head of Cork City's new academy
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From The42
# Building Blocks

Ex-Ireland international Healy appointed head of Cork City's new academy

Mar 16th 2018, 11:46 AM 4,166 Views 4 Comments

The League of Ireland champions have announced their new academy structure and management for the coming season.

# building-blocks - Monday 22 January, 2018

'One of the things I got from Rassie was when he said, 'they played so well and then in May, fell a bit short''
# Moving Forward
From The42
# Moving Forward

'One of the things I got from Rassie was when he said, 'they played so well and then in May, fell a bit short''

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 11,181 Views 8 Comments

Johann van Graan has enjoyed a good few months in the job and now hopes to bring Munster to the next level.

# building-blocks - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo
# Grave Matters
# Grave Matters

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo

May 28th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,414 Views 2 Comments

The death expo recently held at Amsterdam’s historic Westerkerk church attracted 3,500 visitors in just one day.

# building-blocks - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites
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# Building Blocks

Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites

Feb 25th 2017, 7:59 PM 14,128 Views 87 Comments

It is planned that prefabs would be used in order to deal with overcrowding.

# building-blocks - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus
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From The42
# Building Blocks

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus

Nov 12th 2016, 2:26 PM 3,686 Views 5 Comments

Work will begin on the centre in January 2017.

# building-blocks - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders
# Facing History
From The42
# Facing History

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders

Oct 12th 2016, 5:06 PM 23,544 Views 4 Comments

We visited the Christchurch training base of the Super Rugby and Mitre 10 Cup outfits.

# building-blocks - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Could these building blocks help encourage children to code?
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# Well Connected

Could these building blocks help encourage children to code?

Jun 28th 2016, 5:18 PM 14,565 Views 16 Comments

Google is working on Project Bloks, a way to teach kids how to code without overwhelming them.

# building-blocks - Monday 4 April, 2016

'This is not just about this season': Pochettino looks to Spurs' future as title slips further out of reach
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From The42
# Building Blocks

'This is not just about this season': Pochettino looks to Spurs' future as title slips further out of reach

Apr 4th 2016, 8:45 AM 4,140 Views 6 Comments

Spurs are seven points adrift of Premier League leaders Leicester City with six matches remaining, but the manager still thinks his side has a chance of winning the title

# building-blocks - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Attacking efficiency in the 22 the next step for Leinster -- Dempsey
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From The42
# Back It Up

Attacking efficiency in the 22 the next step for Leinster -- Dempsey

Dec 1st 2015, 11:20 AM 4,052 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Sean O’Brien is being treated for an inner ear problem.

# building-blocks - Thursday 5 February, 2015

This building was constructed using a 3D printer. Yes, a BUILDING.
# Printed Perfection
# Printed Perfection

This building was constructed using a 3D printer. Yes, a BUILDING.

Feb 5th 2015, 2:41 PM 2,309 Views 1 Comment

The structure in Shanghai was constructed using a printer that is over 150 metres long.

# building-blocks - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are
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# Building Blocks

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 21,315 Views 19 Comments

Giant undertaking charts over 150 buildings that showcase excellent architecture in the capital since 1990.

# building-blocks - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Nevermind your Minecrafts, Lego is something that will be around forever
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# Building Blocks

Nevermind your Minecrafts, Lego is something that will be around forever

Dec 7th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,777 Views 38 Comments

Children want a ‘real, physical experience’, according to Lego’s CEO.

# building-blocks - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Google is working on screens that connect together like Lego
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# Building Blocks

Google is working on screens that connect together like Lego

Oct 7th 2014, 1:54 PM 5,392 Views 10 Comments

If Google’s latest project becomes a reality, you could be able to assemble a giant seamless image from several smaller screens.

# building-blocks - Monday 5 May, 2014

Connacht down to the bare bones for season finale after injuries to four key players
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From The42
# Building Blocks

Connacht down to the bare bones for season finale after injuries to four key players

May 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,203 Views 2 Comments

Pat Lam has led the province to nine wins and 18 defeats in his first season at the helm. Ospreys are up last.

# building-blocks - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Project Ara's first smartphone is expected to arrive in January 2015
# Piece Together
# Piece Together

Project Ara's first smartphone is expected to arrive in January 2015

Apr 16th 2014, 3:21 PM 12,523 Views 18 Comments

The first model, the “grey phone”, will be sold for $50 and the frame used to design it is expected to last for five to six years.

# building-blocks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Google's newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego
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# Building Blocks

Google's newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego

Feb 27th 2014, 10:46 AM 12,330 Views 36 Comments

Project Ara looks at the possibility of putting together hardware blocks to create a smartphone, instead of getting people to buy a single, fully constructed phone.

# building-blocks - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Schmidt looks to build Irish squad to '30 or 35' international class players
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# Forward Thinking

Schmidt looks to build Irish squad to '30 or 35' international class players

Nov 14th 2013, 4:01 PM 4,269 Views 2 Comments

The Kiwi revealed that Gordon D’Arcy and Conor Murray were selfless squad players personified after they were dropped from the starting XV.

# building-blocks - Sunday 21 July, 2013

9 jaw-droppingly impressive LEGO masterpieces
# Brickin' It
From The Daily Edge
# Brickin' It

9 jaw-droppingly impressive LEGO masterpieces

Jul 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 22,195 Views 18 Comments

And you thought it was hard to follow the instructions…

# building-blocks - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty

Jun 30th 2013, 11:06 AM 3,279 Views 6 Comments

The All Ireland winning manager takes his satisfaction from helping players make the most of their time in the Donegal shirt.

# building-blocks - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

VIDEO: The wait is over, here's your 6 Nations recap in Lego
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From The42
# Building Blocks

VIDEO: The wait is over, here's your 6 Nations recap in Lego

Mar 26th 2013, 9:48 AM 2,276 Views 1 Comment

Including Lego Zeebs doing his flicky thing.

# building-blocks - Friday 1 June, 2012

VIDEO: Great Euro moments… with Lego
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From The42
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VIDEO: Great Euro moments… with Lego

Jun 1st 2012, 10:30 PM 603 Views 0 Comments

Real commentary, not so real Ray Houghton. It’s even better than it sounds.

# building-blocks - Monday 28 March, 2011

New recruits add strength in depth for Leinster
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From The42
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New recruits add strength in depth for Leinster

Mar 28th 2011, 6:29 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Steven Sykes, Matt Berquist and Jamie Hagan have all agreed deals to join the province in the summer.