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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Incoming

Last month
May 2023
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Who have the Irish provinces signed ahead of next season?
Connacht have been busy, Munster have added two centres, and Ulster secured a world-class prop.
This year
Government text messaging system for large-scale emergencies in Ireland expected next year
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
A public warning system for Irish citizens is expected to be put in place next year.
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A Dundalk walkabout and Ballina homecoming speech: What we know about Biden's trip next week
US President Joe Biden will travel to Ireland between 11 to 14 April next week.
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Officials now planning for Biden to arrive in Belfast on 11 April and Dublin the following day
The US President is expected to be in Ireland for a total of five days.
Last year
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Donald Trump set to return to Ireland next month for golfing trip to Doonbeg
Trump last visited his property in Doonbeg during an official visit to Ireland as US President in 2019.
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West Ham seal €35 million deal for Italy striker Scamacca
The 23-year-old scored 16 goals in 36 Serie A matches for Sassuolo last season.
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Leinster appoint Crusaders' Andrew Goodman as new attack coach
The former Leinster player will leave the Super Rugby side to join the province as Felipe Contepomi’s replacement.
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Liverpool see off competition to complete signing of Porto star Luis Diaz
The 25-year-old has penned a long-term contract with the Anfield club, understood to run until 2027.
All time
# pending approval
Biden nominates Massachusetts' Claire Cronin as US ambassador to Ireland
Cronin’s nomination will have to be approved by the US Senate, after a confirmation hearing takes place.
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US Military are monitoring the uncontrolled re-entry crash of a Chinese rocket
Pentagon experts believe that the Long March 5B rocket will crash onto the surface sometime on Saturday or Sunday.
# Incoming
Gusts of up to 120km expected as Status Orange wind warning now active for Cork and Kerry
A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for Leinster, Munster and Connacht.
The orange warning takes effect in the two counties at 8pm and lasts until midnight.
A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for the rest of Munster as well as Leinster and Connacht.
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First shipment of Moderna vaccine to arrive in Ireland this week
The Moderna vaccine was approved for Europe last week.
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Declan Kidney adds another experienced Wallaby to his London Irish squad
Rob Simmons will depart the NSW Waratahs at the end of the Super Rugby AU season to move to England.
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Racing 92 confirm signings of Wallabies Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones
The Australian duo will join a squad that is already littered with quality.
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'He's got real pedigree' - Dundalk complete signing of Nathan Oduwa
Most recently, the 24-year-old attacker played for Hapoel Hadera in the Israeli Premier League.
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World Cup-winning Springbok pair among trio of new signings for Munster
Damian de Allende, RG Snyman and Matt Gallagher will all link up with the province next season.
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Manchester United agree deal to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon
The club have released a statement on the Portuguese midfielder.
# arriving today
Leo Varadkar hoping for 'family lunch' with his parents, partner and 'friend of Ireland' Mike Pence
Mike Pence’s visit has been brought forward. He’s now due in Shannon today.
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Lewandowski welcomes Coutinho as Sanches vents frustration with Bayern
Coutinho is set to join Bayern on loan after it was confirmed that an agreement is in place with Barcelona.
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Aston Villa sign 'outstanding' Brazilian midfielder from Manchester City
Villa’s close-season recruitment drive has hit double figures with the capture of 21-year-old Douglas Luiz.
# Recruitment Drive
Kidney adds another marquee signing to London Irish squad for next season
Ruan Botha has signed for the Premiership club on a six-month contract.
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Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player
The western province’s head coach, Andy Friend, confirmed that more announcements are on the way.
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Real Madrid secure deal for €50million Brazilian international from Porto
Highly-rated Porto defender Eder Militao has earned an end-of-season move to Madrid on a six-year contract.
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Cork City sign 20-year-old attacker with first-team experience at Brighton
James Tilley has signed a loan deal which will keep him on Leeside until the end of June.
# Good Business
Everton complete triple swoop for Barca pair Mina and Gomes and Brazil winger Bernard
Marco Silva has been busy on deadline day.
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North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season
We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.
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Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow
The thunder and lightning will be intense in localised areas – other parts of the country will escape.
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Spring-like conditions today - but wintry showers set to return before Easter
Sometimes it snows in April, as Prince once sang.
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No date set for Trump visit - but it could happen in early 2019
“I look forward to being there,” Trump said yesterday.
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'Severe gusts' expected along west coast tomorrow night
A ‘yellow alert’ wind warning has been issued for tomorrow from 8pm.
# false alarm
'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.
# take cover
Status Orange wind warning issued as snow-ice Storm Fionn approaches
A Status Yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for the entire country.
# On the brink
Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?
A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.
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'A big loss to the Springboks but a massive gain for Munster': Van Graan arrival date confirmed
The South Africa assistant coach will take the reins at Munster from 20 November.
# batten down the hatches
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know
Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.
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'Very strong winds' on the way as Met Éireann issues weather warning for west
Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.
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Aileen, Brian, Caroline, Dylan: Met Éireann has released its list of names for the winter storms
Did your name make the list?
# westerners
'He's going to be a great coach for Connacht' - Chiefs laud departing Keane
The Kiwi is taking over from Pat Lam in the west of Ireland.
# Incoming
It is set to pour from the heavens overnight in the west and the south
The Road Safety Authority has issued a road safety alert in advance of the coming deluge.
# Transfers
Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season
As always, a handful of big-name Southern Hemisphere stars have joined the French clubs.