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# Dubai

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Deirbhile Nic a Bháird misses out on Ireland's WXV3 campaign
Head coach Scott Bemand names squad of 17 forwards and 13 backs for tournament in Dubai.
Last month
September 2023
Kinahan probe: Dubai police and gardaí ramping up cooperation
A file on the Kinahan Organised Crime Group has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
UN progress report warns that the World is falling dangerously short of meeting climate goals
‘Much more is needed now on all fronts,’ said the report, which will underpin a crucial climate summit in Dubai at the end of the year.
Garda Commissioner to discuss possible Kinahan cartel extraditions during trip to Dubai
Drew Harris and Assistant Commissioner Justin Kelly have travelled to Dubai this week.
This year
Dubai two may appeal refusal to halt prosecution for alleged quarantine breaches
The pair were arrested in 2021 on their return from the UAE, where they intended to but did not undergo cosmetic surgery.
Rory McIlroy holds off Patrick Reed to win Dubai Desert Classic
McIlroy birdied the final two holes at Emirates Golf Club to card a closing 68.
Last year
Ireland 7s aim to 'dictate' way to Olympics qualification on the Series
Head coach Aiden McNulty’s squad are motivated to bounce back from World Cup disappointment.
McIlroy edges ahead of Fitzpatrick in race to be European number one
A superb 65 saw the Holywood man storm into contention in Dubai. He’s three shots off the lead ahead of the final round.
McIlroy six off the lead after opening round at DP World Tour Championship
Shane Lowry is two further shots back as Tyrrell Hatton and Matt Fitzpatrick set the early pace in Dubai.
Two Dublin women arrested after Dubai trip bid to halt prosecution for Covid quarantine breach
They claim that the charges against them are unconstitutional and that their trials should be halted.
Fans' welcome 'exceeded expectations', says Djokovic on winning return
‘The [Australian Open] final, I was trying not to watch it, but then I had my household watching… so I had to follow it.’
All time
Taliban government resumes issuing Afghan passports in Kabul
The international community has so far not recognised the present Taliban government that was formed soon after the chaotic withdrawal of US-led foreign troops.
Watch: Ireland leads world record-breaking attempt for most countries singing together at once
The Expo World Choir was led by renowned Irish conductor David Brophy.
Ireland men's and women's squads announced for World Rugby Sevens Series opener
Anthony Eddy has selected two 13-player panels ahead of the new season, which begins in Dubai this weekend.
Lowry shares lead in Dubai while McIlroy slips shot off the pace
McIlroy fell behind with a double bogey on the final hole.
Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain
Sheikha Latifa had tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India.
UN is still waiting for proof that daughter of Dubai's ruler is still alive
The 35-year-old daughter of Dubai’s ruler has not been seen in public since a foiled attempt to escape in March 2018.
Women who returned from Dubai can leave Mountjoy Prison but must stay in quarantine hotel, High Court rules
The High Court noted that there was a waiver scheme for persons who cannot afford the cost of quarantine.
Two women arrested after refusing to go to quarantine hotel after returning from Dubai
The women are due in court tomorrow morning.
UN should seek release of Dubai princess and her sister, says Mary Robinson
Princess Latifa has called for police to reinvestigate the disappearance of her sister in 2000.
UN group is yet to receive proof that Dubai princess is still alive
Sheikha Latifa said in a video that she was being help captive and feared for her life.
Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.
Dubai royal family says princess being 'cared for at home' after UN demands proof of life
The princess has not been seen in public since she attempted to escape from the emirate by sea in 2018.
Dubai closes pubs and bars following spike in Covid-19 cases
Crowd limits are being imposed in cinemas, hotels, shopping centres and other locations.
Lowry and Harrington break into top ten in Dubai as Casey leads entering final round
Shane Lowry shot 67 today while Harrington hit 69.
Celtic confirm second coronavirus case as Lennon blasts 'hypocrisy'
The manager and 13 players were forced to self-isolate for draws against Hibernian and Livingston in the past week.
Ireland captain McCabe and Arsenal team-mates apologise for controversial Dubai travels
Gunners boss Joe Montemurro has spoken out about the disappointment at the club.
Christy Kinahan Senior 'faces extradition from Dubai' if he fails to appear in Spanish court
A Spanish official has said an international arrest warrant will be issued if he fails to appear at his passport fraud trial.
At least 16 dead and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in India
The plane crash landed at Calicut International Airport in the South Indian State of Kerala.
Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun
The curious case of Daniel Kinahan: Cocaine scion or boxing power broker?
This week, the courts got an insight into Daniel Kinahan’s own fight to persuade the world he is not the crime boss Ireland believes he is.
Tullamore man Conroy scores five tries as Ireland 7s notch first win in Dubai
The former Connacht academy flyer was in prolific form in a victory over Scotland.
Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series
Tries from Terry Kennedy, Jack Kelly, and Aaron O’Sullivan weren’t enough against the US.
Chef Gary Rhodes died of head injury, family confirms
Rhodes died at his home in Dubai on Tuesday.
World Bronze for Cork's McCarthy as discus hero lands Ireland's first medal in Dubai
Niamh McCarthy was flying the flag at the World Para Athletics Championships.
Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order
The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.
Irish woman killed in Dubai bus crash named as 27 year-old teacher from Dublin
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing consular assistance.
Little Mix sang in front of a rainbow flag in Dubai where homosexuality is still illegal
“I’m so incredibly emotional.”
Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish
Bennett won the seventh stage of the inaugural race in Dubai.
'I just started laughing when I birdied 15': Relaxed Shane Lowry ready for final stretch in Abu Dhabi
The Offaly man leads the way heading into the final round of the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi.