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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Georgia

All time
# danger man
Georgian centre Sharikadze learning his trade from two ex-Ireland internationals
The 21-year-old is already a key player for Georgia and will pose a threat to Ireland’s backline this weekend.
# French Strength
Who makes up the Georgian squad taking on Joe Schmidt's Ireland?
More than half of head coach Milton Haig’s group are based in the top three tiers of French rugby.
# bad day in bordeaux
Thank Girvan for that: Remembering Ireland's nightmarish 2007 win over Georgia
We had the misfortune to be in Stade Chaban Delmas for a moral defeat on the biggest stage.
# versatile
Ruddock ready for Georgian power after starring in Boks beating
The Leinster flanker turned 24 today and now feels a settled part of Joe Schmidt’s group.
# In camp
Jared's pain and 12 more pictures from Ireland's training session today
Here’s what the boys are up to out in Maynooth.
# cult of the coach
'We just said: what about Joe Schmidt? He seemed bloody good'
Georgia head coach Milton Haig crossed paths with Ireland’s top man over a decade ago in New Zealand.
# changing tack
Ireland ready to showcase another skill-set after scrapping with Springboks -- Kearney
‘We have an ability as players to play lots of different types of gameplans,’ says the star fullback.
# Tuesday
We'll Leave It There So: Trimble and Briggs honoured, Fahey moves across town and all today's sport
Catch up here on all of the day’s sport.
# all-weather
Snapshot: Georgia's rugby players struggled to deal with the elements in Dublin today
When the sun shines, we’ll shine together…
# Injury Update
Payne and Henry remain fitness concerns as both issues continue to be investigated
The Ulster duo were both major injury concerns after Saturday’s win over the Springboks.
# rotate or retain?
Open Thread: Who would you like to see play for Ireland against Georgia next week?
Would you hand Dave Foley a full debut, keep D’Arcy waiting in the wings and run Keatley at 10? Up to you.
# Prime Numbers
Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers
Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?
# Siege
Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world
On the 10th anniversary of the Beslan school siege, returns to the tragic events of September 2004 that cost hundreds of innocent victims their lives.
# Landmark
Ireland's David Joyce wins third successive European gold
The St Michael’s Athy lightweight defeated Georgia’s Otar Eranosyan in a unanimous decision.
# Outbreak
US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better
“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.
# east-west
Ukraine's landmark EU trade pact has sparked a vow of retaliation from Russia
Moldova and Georgia also signed identical deals with the union this morning.
# Death Penalty
US carries out first executions since botched lethal injection
The last minute appeals in Georgia and Missouri both failed, and the two men were put to death overnight.
# Breaking Bad
Girl could be banned from graduation because of rude science joke
Back that ass up.
# John Lewis
Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'
John Lewis, an iconic figure from the US civil rights movement, was in Dublin yesterday to talk about his struggle, the lessons he learned and how it can apply to Northern Ireland.
# inspired by cadbury
Dad moves messy daughter's bedroom to the driveway to teach her a lesson
He just wanted to give the bed a good airing.
# WooHoo
Teenager gets $31,000 in bank error... and spends it
Understandable really.
# Emigration
Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s?
A new research project is aiming to find out just that…
# Details
Six Nations champions Ireland confirm November Test schedule
Joe Schmidt’s side will face South Africa and Georgia before finishing against Australia.
# Sticky Situation
Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body
So THAT’S where all the spoons have been disappearing to.
# Brawl
VIDEO: Georgia and Canada erupt into mid-game brawl
This was the biggest rugby fight we saw over the course of last weekend’s rugby action.
# School Shooting
This woman saved countless children by talking down a school shooter
“I knew if he got outside, he would start shooting the kids.”
# School Shooting
All students accounted for after shots fired at US elementary school
There are no reports of any injuries following the incident in Georgia. Earlier, a school worker called a local TV station to report a ‘live shooter’ on the premises.
What's a seven-foot KFC bucket doing in this woman's garden?
It’s a Kentucky Fried home invasion.
# Execution
Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US
The 52-year-old was already serving life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend when he bludgeoned a fellow prisoner to death in 1990.
# Milestones
'I might look back in years to come and say 'I did okay for a Tallaght lad'' - Keane
The Ireland striker equalled Shay Given’s record for most Ireland caps and scored his 55th and 56th international goals against Georgia.
# Return
Dunne delighted to be back after 12-month lay-off
The experienced defender came on a substitute in the 4-0 win over Georgia this evening in what was his first appearance since Euro 2012.
Ireland v Georgia, International Friendly
How will Giovanni Trapattoni’s experimental side fare ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier?
Wilson eyes comeback before having steel plate removed
The Stoke defender won’t travel to the US with the squad as he is scheduled for a trip to the doctor.
LA Galaxy refuse to release Keane for England and Georgia games
The Ireland skipper’s US employers have pulled rank on Giovanni Trapattoni.
# Home improvement
The new Atlanta Falcons stadium might just be the coolest thing ever
Can we suggest 360 Architecture to look after the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh?
# US Masters
How golf's wives and girlfriends took over the Masters last weekend
Paulina Gretzky introduced herself to golf’s fans last weekend at Augusta.
# well jeal
The sweet life of Adam Scott: How golf's newest star spends his millions
And he’s good-looking too?
# US Masters
Tiger Woods' ex-caddy Steve Williams had some crucial advice for Adam Scott last night
It’s another ‘W’ for Stevie; get that man a green jacket.
# US Masters
9 things to know ahead of the second round at the Masters
Can McIlroy roar? Will Sergio wobble? Is it possible to stay on the couch for 10 hours straight?
# Eamon Gilmore
Gilmore to host 'Invest in Ireland' business forum on second day of US trip
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Atlanta, Georgia as part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.