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# encouraging - Monday 10 February, 2020

From The42 Analysis: Henshaw shines as Ireland's attack shows exciting signs of progress ENCOURAGING

Analysis: Henshaw shines as Ireland's attack shows exciting signs of progress

Attack coach Mike Catt will have been pleased with Ireland’s width, decision-making, and passing.

# encouraging - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland head to Japan on top of the world after convincing win over Wales ENCOURAGING

Ireland head to Japan on top of the world after convincing win over Wales

Joe Schmidt and Rory Best signed off at the Aviva Stadium with an encouraging victory.

# encouraging - Friday 30 August, 2019

From The42 In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention ENCOURAGING

In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention

The Holywood native has moved one shot behind halfway leader Gavin Green in Switzerland.

# encouraging - Friday 2 March, 2018

From The42 Phil Neville starts with win as England rout France ENCOURAGING

Phil Neville starts with win as England rout France

A blistering first-half display with goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Jodie Taylor set the Three Lions on their way.

# encouraging - Monday 8 January, 2018

From The42 Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack Strike Plays

Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack

We’ve broken down some of the province’s best efforts from scrum and lineout in recent weeks.

# encouraging - Friday 22 December, 2017

Almost 30,000 fathers have taken paternity benefit since it was introduced

Self-employed fathers, parents adopting a child and same-sex couples are eligible to apply.

# encouraging - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From The42 Lookman double ensures Big Sam-less Everton sign off European campaign with a win ENCOURAGING This post contains videos

Lookman double ensures Big Sam-less Everton sign off European campaign with a win

The 20-year-old scored twice in a 3-0 victory over Cypriot champions Apollon Limassol.

# encouraging - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's Simon Carr as he bows out of US Open at last-16 stage ENCOURAGING

Disappointment for Ireland's Simon Carr as he bows out of US Open at last-16 stage

It was another great showing by the son of former Dublin footballer and manager, Tommy.

# encouraging - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Second-fastest time of her career for Ciara Mageean in very quick Diamond League race in Rome ENCOURAGING

Second-fastest time of her career for Ciara Mageean in very quick Diamond League race in Rome

Last year’s European bronze medalist finished in 10th place.

# encouraging - Friday 10 March, 2017

From The42 'I'm proud to be his manager' - McGeady named Championship player of the month ENCOURAGING

'I'm proud to be his manager' - McGeady named Championship player of the month

The Republic of Ireland and Preston North End winger was the best player in the Championship last month.

# encouraging - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 History-making gymnast Ellis O'Reilly fails to advance but plenty of reasons to be proud ENCOURAGING

History-making gymnast Ellis O'Reilly fails to advance but plenty of reasons to be proud

The 18-year-old had an unfortunate fall during her beam exercise but did well on the vault and the uneven bars.

# encouraging - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 Comatose boxer Blackwell 'not deteriorating' ENCOURAGING

Comatose boxer Blackwell 'not deteriorating'

Meanwhile, Billy Joe Saunders also gave an encouraging update on the condition of the fighter.

# encouraging - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 Martin O'Neill will watch the Swedish goalkeeper's latest howler and rub his hands Woops This post contains videos

Martin O'Neill will watch the Swedish goalkeeper's latest howler and rub his hands

Andreas Isaksson endured a nightmare at the weekend.

# encouraging - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From The42 Hughton: Towell 'coped very well' on Brighton debut ENCOURAGING

Hughton: Towell 'coped very well' on Brighton debut

Despite defeat to Hull, the Seagulls boss was encouraged by what he saw.

# encouraging - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The42 Individual highlights: Watch Kevin Doyle on his goalscoring QPR debut ENCOURAGING

Individual highlights: Watch Kevin Doyle on his goalscoring QPR debut

The Ireland striker put in a fine performance in the 3-3 draw with Burnley over the weekend.

# encouraging - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business

If we want more women to become entrepreneurs and help rebuild the economy, then a national childcare scheme is needed, says Sarah Nic Lochlainn.