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# Expansion

This year
Wrexham's Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney invest in Alpine F1 team
The Hollywood stars and co-owners of Wrexham are part of a €200 million investment.
Last year
Russia withdraws from Snake Island as Biden says Nato will stick with Ukraine for 'as long as it takes'
Billions of dollars in war aid has been promised to Ukraine.
The US President announced $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine.
Putin accused NATO of seeking to assert its "supremacy".
Russia's defence ministry said its forces are holding more than 6,000 Ukrainian prisoners of war.
Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe
'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status
All time
Peak6 don't plan to sell Dundalk despite acquiring share in Premier League club Wolves
Sources close to the Chicago-based investment firm insist their commitment to the Lilywhites is strong.
The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19
Owners said that plans had only been temporarily halted.
Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot
The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions are set to join the expanded competition.
Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16
The Lions, Bulls, Stormers, and Sharks could join the competition from 2021 onwards.
'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.
Mastercard announces plans to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin
The company first set up in Ireland in 2008 and employs over 650 people.
Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining
Adding two teams to make a Pro16 is one potential avenue for the league in the coming years.
We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup
Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.
'The emphasis is on having a World Cup that has more uncertainty'
World Cup expansion? Help tier two nations first, says International Rugby Players.
Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier
Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.
DublinBikes is getting four new stations around the city today
The stations are located in Smithfield and in the vicinity of the Grangegorman campus.
Woman applying for PSC asked for partner's name, date of birth, and how long they'd been living together
Such questions appear to go beyond the remit of what can be asked of a person registering for the controversial Public Services Card.
The Limerick billionaires behind Stripe are opening a Dublin engineering hub
But one of the Collison brothers has warned about the dangers of the city’s housing crisis.
DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city
Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.
Kerrygold has just expanded its sales into... South Korea
The Irish butter will be sold through a number of major Korean retailers.
Crowded commutes? Trams on the Luas Green Line are set to get a lot bigger
It comes following a €100 million investment in the Green Line.
'Have you tried actually applying for something with the Public Services Card? It's a painful experience'
It’s hard to think of one way that the expansion of the card is making life easier for citizens.
Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2
It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.
Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds
Germany is becoming an increasingly viable option for Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi.
Guinness Pro14 officially confirmed as Cheetahs and Kings join from South Africa
The worst kept secret in rugby was revealed today.
Pro12 release brief statement finally confirming talks with South African sides
After months of keeping tight-lipped on reports, Celtic Rugby say discussions over an expansion are taking place.
Intel cleared to build second huge plant at its Kildare base
The firm will now bid for a new, €3.6 billion chip-manufacturing facility from its head office.
Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight
Minister Simon Coveney made the announcement this morning.
Accenture to create 300 new tech and design jobs in Dublin
Around 100 of these new roles will be in The Dock, the company’s new research and development hub.
Second Captains announce daily podcasts with introduction of new world service
The additional shows will cost a monthly subscription fee of €5.
Major League Soccer continues rapid growth as it's revealed 26 teams will compete by 2020
The league started out with 10 teams when it first began in 1996.
Apple has paved the way for this iPhone feature to appear on Macs
Night Shift was released on iPhone in March and it could make its way to other Apple products.
Opinion: It was a good idea to expand the European Championships but the format is wrong
This year’s European Championships has more teams than ever before, but that’s not the problem.
Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU
The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.
Donegal: a 'forgotten' county or one with renewed community spirit?
Michael Sheils McNamee examines the disconnect between the nation’s perception of ‘poor’ Donegal – and how it views itself.
After a global expansion, Netflix's next aim is to have the same shows everywhere
Its CEO says that “over the next five to ten years”, they will see content on Netflix consistent across all countries.
Is the World Cup about to get a major makeover?
A proposal to increase the tournament to 40 teams will be discussed later today.
There are 625 jobs on the way in the Rebel County (and another 50 in Dublin)
Business outsourcing group Voxpro lead the charge in Cork city, while the Bon Secours hospital group isn’t far behind.
Forget a 33rd team, the World Cup should be expanded to 40 says Infantino
The Uefa general secretary outlined his vision for a bigger tournament.
Were you on Facebook recently? You and a billion others...
It doesn’t look like the Facebook juggernaut is going to slow down anytime soon.
Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it
The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.
Boston, Philly and onto New York: How Penneys is plotting its US takeover
More details of Primark’s US expansion have been revealed.
Registration for over-70s free GP care begins today
The announcement has been made by Health Minister Leo Varadkar.