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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The42 Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland Heating Up

Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland

Ross Byrne will look to bring his usual level of calm to Ireland’s number 10 shirt.

From The42 'It’s the next two weeks which will really determine whether he’s up and running' Wait And See

'It’s the next two weeks which will really determine whether he’s up and running'

Joey Carbery has been back on his feet this week but it’s unclear if he’ll be fit for the World Cup.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Inside The Campus, where Ireland have been preparing for the World Cup Behind The Scenes

Inside The Campus, where Ireland have been preparing for the World Cup

Joe Schmidt’s men have been in Quinta do Lago in Portugal for the past eight days.

From The42 Game time for Kleyn a 'priority' as Beirne gets another bench chance Auditions

Game time for Kleyn a 'priority' as Beirne gets another bench chance

Joe Schmidt has pushed his Ireland squad hard at their training camp in Portugal.

From The42 'Ross is very, very motivated to do the job for us on Saturday' - Schmidt Up A Gear

'Ross is very, very motivated to do the job for us on Saturday' - Schmidt

Jack Carty is also set to get plenty of game time against England.

From The42 Tough Twickenham Test ideal showcase for Byrne Reaction

Tough Twickenham Test ideal showcase for Byrne

It will be a first international start for the Leinster 10, but he will be playing in a tried and tested side.

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have analysed data from over 800 years.

From The42 'For us to be together for those four or five days was the best time of my life' Family Man

'For us to be together for those four or five days was the best time of my life'

CJ Stander and his wife, Jean-Marié, now have a baby daughter named Everli.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

From The42 Furlong focused solely on tighthead for World Cup this time around Prop Life

Furlong focused solely on tighthead for World Cup this time around

The Leinster man also covered the loosehead side at the 2015 tournament.

From The42 Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot Bowing Out This post contains videos

Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot

The wait for a last four berth at the European Hockey Championships continues.

From The42 Legendary Ireland and Arsenal keeper Byrne comes out of retirement to join Spanish side Back Once Again

Legendary Ireland and Arsenal keeper Byrne comes out of retirement to join Spanish side

Emma Byrne called it a day in 2017, but has signed for Terrassa FC.

From The42 'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny' Options

'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny'

Jack Carty and Ross Byrne now have opportunities with Joey Carbery sidelined through injury.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From The42 'You're just accepted for who you are and that's the way it should be in men's or women's football' Opening Up

'You're just accepted for who you are and that's the way it should be in men's or women's football'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe reflects on the positive reaction since opening up about her relationship with team-mate Ruesha Littlejohn.

From The42 'I don’t mind if it’s internal or external, once it’s the right person for the job' - Ireland captain McCabe New Boss

'I don’t mind if it’s internal or external, once it’s the right person for the job' - Ireland captain McCabe

The Arsenal winger isn’t concerned that there’s no permanent manager in place ahead of the Euro qualification opener in two weeks’ time.

From The42 Prolific Stockdale will return to Japan among top try-scorer favourites Finisher

Prolific Stockdale will return to Japan among top try-scorer favourites

The 23-year-old Ulsterman is set for his first run-out of the season against England on Saturday.

From The42 Carty and Byrne set for Ireland chances as Carbery pushes to make recovery 10s

Carty and Byrne set for Ireland chances as Carbery pushes to make recovery

Johnny Sexton, Keith Earls, James Ryan and Robbie Henshaw sat out Ireland training today.

From The42 Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

From The42 Ireland working hard in Portugal before England offer step up in intensity Training Camp

Ireland working hard in Portugal before England offer step up in intensity

Joe Schmidt’s men have been at The Campus since last Wednesday.

# ireland - Monday 19 August, 2019

From The42 The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad Breakdown

The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad

We examine how Ireland’s head coach has developed a group of players to compete in Japan.

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

# ireland - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From The42 O'Donoghue double sees Ireland salvage dramatic draw against Scotland Hockey

O'Donoghue double sees Ireland salvage dramatic draw against Scotland

Ireland had to battle back from 3-1 down to force the draw.

# ireland - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Event guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country

Food, country music and drag performances are all waiting for you this weekend.

# ireland - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 Cooney, Haley and Bealham latest to feel harsh reality of World Cup cuts Down To 40

Cooney, Haley and Bealham latest to feel harsh reality of World Cup cuts

Joe Schmidt has kept Joey Carbery in his training squad for the trip to Portugal.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Glenn Whelan signs for Hearts as Ireland midfield prepares for new challenge in Scotland

The 35-year-old will continue his career in the Scottish Premiership after being released by Aston Villa in June.

From The42 Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut On The Plane

Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut

The IRFU confirmed that the Munster fly-half should be available for selection in four to six weeks.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 POM prepping to cover openside with versatility key at World Cup Adaptable

POM prepping to cover openside with versatility key at World Cup

The 29-year-old started a game in the seven shirt for Ireland in Australia last summer.

From The42 'You've got to be positive and hopefully he'll be ok' - O'Mahony on Carbery Joey

'You've got to be positive and hopefully he'll be ok' - O'Mahony on Carbery

The Munster out-half had a scan yesterday, with an official update to come tomorrow.

# ireland - Monday 12 August, 2019

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's clever kicking shows Schmidt is keen for more variety Mix It Up

Analysis: Ireland's clever kicking shows Schmidt is keen for more variety

The Irish scrum-halves didn’t kick a single time during the win over Italy.

From The42 Schmidt ready to make harsh calls after assessing who was 'chasing their tail' Whittling Down

Schmidt ready to make harsh calls after assessing who was 'chasing their tail'

Ireland head for training camp in Portugal this week, but all eyes remain on the exit door as 43 men try to squeeze into 31 spaces.

# ireland - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From The42 Ireland overcome Britain in thriller to secure historic bronze medal Feat

Ireland overcome Britain in thriller to secure historic bronze medal

The result also means they earn promotion to Division A for their age group for 2020.

# ireland - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 Carbery injury sucks the air out of Ireland's win over makeshift Italy Overshadowed

Carbery injury sucks the air out of Ireland's win over makeshift Italy

The Munster playmaker was a class apart before suffering an apparent knee injury.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Italy, World Cup warm-up Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, World Cup warm-up

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side ramped up their World Cup preparations.

# ireland - Friday 9 August, 2019

From The42 'I read it when I came over here and had a bit of a laugh' - O'Shea dismisses link to Munster CEO role No Grazie

'I read it when I came over here and had a bit of a laugh' - O'Shea dismisses link to Munster CEO role

The Italy head coach believes Ireland are World Cup contenders despite their poor Six Nations.

# ireland - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 Farrell pushing to see cohesion and flexibility as Ireland begin Test run Step Up

Farrell pushing to see cohesion and flexibility as Ireland begin Test run

The defence coach is in the hot seat sooner than he wanted to be, but is intent on ensuring a smooth build-up to the season opener.

From The42 Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up First XV

Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up

Munster’s Mike Haley is also set for his first international cap as he takes up a spot among the replacements.

From The42 Time for 'learnings' over as Best demands Ireland hit peaks in Japan Carpe Diem

Time for 'learnings' over as Best demands Ireland hit peaks in Japan

‘Those regrets will stay with you forever,’ says the skipper approaching his fourth World Cup.

From The42 'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run Comeback Kid

'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run

The Italy out-half represented Ireland at the Junior World Cup in Japan a decade ago, nobody could have predicted the journey he would take to get back.

Gucci Gang raids: Garda chopper and armed units sent to north Dublin areas in gangland crackdown

Gardaí believe the gang has the potential to be a serious player in the Irish drug scene.

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