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#Christchurch

# christchurch - Sunday 13 November, 2016

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand

Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.

# christchurch - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves Chillest Chip Shop Operator This post contains videos

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves

Christchurch shop owner Said Ahmed is one incredibly cool customer.

# christchurch - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival Food Fest

Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival

There are some interesting combinations.

# christchurch - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Residents in this Dublin complex are currently on their EIGHTH day with next to no water

The residents of Dublin’s Bertram Court, near Christchurch, have been struggling with their water supply since last week.

# christchurch - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Kiwi building boss in Irish 'racism' storm apologises if comments were 'misinterpreted'

Blaming poor work on contractors, he had said some may have “gone back to Ireland”.

# christchurch - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Kiwi building boss accused of 'racial profiling' for linking Irish workers to shoddy earthquake repairs

Blaming poor work on contractors, he said some may have “gone back to Ireland”.

# christchurch - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake

He said he felt “shocked” and “numbed” when gardaí entered his home.

# christchurch - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks Is This It?

13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks

We’re doing tourism all wrong.

# christchurch - Friday 1 May, 2015

Homeless Jesus statue set to be unveiled in Dublin

Casts of the sculpture already exist in other parts of Europe and North America.

# christchurch - Monday 30 March, 2015

# christchurch - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Wanted man goes viral after leaving sarcastic Facebook comment on his own mugshot Nice Mug

# christchurch - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Dublin city centre

The woman sustained minor injuries in the assault at Christchurch.

# christchurch - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The42 Justin Marshall: Replicate Christchurch without 'choking' and Ireland could win Interview

Justin Marshall: Replicate Christchurch without 'choking' and Ireland could win

The former All Blacks scrum-half has highlighted Sean O’Brien, Cian Healy and Tommy Bowe as the Irish dangermen.

# christchurch - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The42 Simon Hick column: Penney honesty is refreshing, don’t hush him Straight Talker

Simon Hick column: Penney honesty is refreshing, don’t hush him

If it’s the truth, why not say it?

# christchurch - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The42 Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw Besties

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw

The New Zealand captain defused tension at his first training session by dropping the first ball passed to him.

# christchurch - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The42 Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw Choice Bro!

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw

Diarmuid McMahon is plying his rugby trade in New Zealand and has played alongside some of the country’s top talents.

# christchurch - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild

Construction workers in particular are being sought to help with the post-earthquake rebuild of the New Zealand city.

# christchurch - Friday 28 June, 2013

Pedestrian injured in collision with Dublin Bus

The collision took place at 12 noon at the junction of Christchurch Place and Nicholas Street.

# christchurch - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Two arrested in seizures of €90,000 of cocaine and cannabis

A man and woman, both in their 20s, were arrested and are being held in Dublin.

# christchurch - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The42 Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder Jesse Ryder

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder

Ryder was put into an induced coma following the assault outside a Christchurch bar earlier this year.

'Misleading' to say abortion does or does not help suicidal women

A New Zealand based psychologist, whose work has been quoted extensively by pro-life groups, has raised issues with the definitive conclusions those groups have drawn from his work.

# christchurch - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?

A bloody massacre at a picnic in Ranelagh, mass graves of Black Death victims in Dublin 8: this and more in our illustrated guide of Viking and medieval Dublin.

# christchurch - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From The42 Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder out of intensive care Recovery

Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder out of intensive care

He issued a statement to the public on Sunday, thanking them for their support.

# christchurch - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The42 Irish rugby in 2012: All you need to know in 8 videos Re-view

Irish rugby in 2012: All you need to know in 8 videos

Featuring flying fullbacks, a hell of a test in Bordeaux and some wonder scores by a lad called Gilroy.

# christchurch - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# christchurch - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The42 Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling Carnage

Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling

The Grand Slam team of 2009 are well and truly a distant memory after Ireland’s record defeat.

# christchurch - Friday 22 June, 2012

From The42 Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits Third Test

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits

It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.

# christchurch - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The42 O'Gara refuses to be roused by Hansen's post-match comments Tour

O'Gara refuses to be roused by Hansen's post-match comments

“You could say that it is condescending but I don’t think it was meant like that,” said the Ireland fly-half.

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?

Irish rugby supporters “can’t handle alcohol”, according to New Zealand authorities. So what do you think?

Irish supporters showed 'they can't handle alcohol' - NZ police chief

Ireland fans following the rugby team in New Zealand have been criticised by a senior police officer in Christchurch following Saturday’s second test.

# christchurch - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices Just Shy

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices

Jonathan Sexton admitted that he needed to strike his late penalty perfectly for Ireland to lead. He did not but was excellent otherwise.

From The42 O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton Optimism

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton

The Ireland captain is determined to put the painful lessons of Christchurch to good use during his side’s final encounter with the All Blacks.

# christchurch - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The42 Match report: Carter saves the day for All Blacks, leaves Irish on the edge of glory All Blacks

Match report: Carter saves the day for All Blacks, leaves Irish on the edge of glory

That elusive win over the world champions was within grasp but Ireland couldn’t get over the line once again.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll left 'gutted' by last-gasp Christchurch defeat Drama

Brian O'Driscoll left 'gutted' by last-gasp Christchurch defeat

Dan Carter nailed a last-minute penalty to deny the tourists a fame first win over the All Blacks.

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test Testing

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# christchurch - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances Respect

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# christchurch - Thursday 14 June, 2012

From The42 Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test Second Test

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test

The Irish coach has turned to the Heineken Cup winners to make up the core of his side ahead of Saturday’s match in Christchurch.

# christchurch - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From The42 In pictures: Irish team visit Christchurch's Red Zone Summer Tour This post contains images

In pictures: Irish team visit Christchurch's Red Zone

Declan Kidney and the boys stopped off to take in the city’s earthquake-devastated area earlier today.

From The42 Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand Tough Ask

Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand

Get in touch with us to put your most searching queries to captain Brian O’Driscoll and coach Declan Kidney.

# christchurch - Monday 11 June, 2012

US students survive for nine days in New Zealand wilderness

The two students were trapped by a snowstorm and heavy rains.