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# building-blocks - Last year 2021

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

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,650 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
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 5,471 Views 0 Comments

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

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'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 4,216 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 24,040 Views 78 Comments

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

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'
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'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 44,352 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2018, 5:15 PM 9,158 Views 10 Comments

The eastern province cruised to victory over Zebre this afternoon.

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

Mar 25th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,847 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 11:46 AM 4,198 Views 4 Comments

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

'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 11,212 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.

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo
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# 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 15,433 Views 2 Comments

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

Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites
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Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites

Feb 25th 2017, 7:59 PM 14,147 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2016, 2:26 PM 3,718 Views 5 Comments

Work will begin on the centre in January 2017.

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

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders

Oct 12th 2016, 5:06 PM 23,797 Views 4 Comments

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

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 14,600 Views 16 Comments

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

'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
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'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 4,164 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

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 4,091 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2015, 2:41 PM 2,332 Views 1 Comment

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

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 21,400 Views 19 Comments

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

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 7,871 Views 38 Comments

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

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 5,414 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.

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

May 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,223 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.

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

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

Apr 16th 2014, 3:21 PM 12,543 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.

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 12,357 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.

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

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

Nov 14th 2013, 4:01 PM 4,282 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.

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

9 jaw-droppingly impressive LEGO masterpieces

Jul 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 22,237 Views 18 Comments

And you thought it was hard to follow the instructions…

Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty
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From The42
# Interview

Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty

Jun 30th 2013, 11:06 AM 3,295 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2013, 9:48 AM 2,293 Views 1 Comment

Including Lego Zeebs doing his flicky thing.

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 626 Views 0 Comments

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

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 308 Views 0 Comments

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