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# ireland - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Ireland set to play rearranged Women's Rugby World Cup qualifiers in September From The42

Ireland set to play rearranged Women's Rugby World Cup qualifiers in September

Aug 11th 2021, 9:34 PM 3,711 Views 0 Comments

The fixtures will be held at the home of Zebre Rugby in Italy.

# ireland - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Henshaw shows he is among game's elite with outstanding Test series
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Henshaw shows he is among game's elite with outstanding Test series

Aug 8th 2021, 12:08 PM 15,590 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland centre did his best to drag the Lions back in front last night.

# ireland - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'

Aug 5th 2021, 1:47 PM 33,469 Views 23 Comments

‘Ask your Ma for help’ is not a good public policy for childcare in Ireland, writes Liz Carolan.

# ireland - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

An up-and-down tour for the Irish Lions could end on a high
# Tourists
From The42
# Tourists

An up-and-down tour for the Irish Lions could end on a high

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 8:20 PM 27,482 Views 25 Comments

Jack Conan, Tadhg Furlong, and Robbie Henshaw have been named to start all three Tests.

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'This isn't about how can we get lots of EU money, it's how can we work with Europe to deliver A and B?'

Aug 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,274 Views 32 Comments

The era of the EU spending billions on Irish roads is over – instead, the focus is on a standardised Europe-wide transport network.

# ireland - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
# Combination
From The42
# Combination

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 34,307 Views 55 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.

# ireland - Sunday 1 August, 2021

In pics: Emotional scenes as Ireland's Olympic rowing heroes return home
# Picture Perfect
From The42
# Picture Perfect

In pics: Emotional scenes as Ireland's Olympic rowing heroes return home

Aug 1st 2021, 9:54 PM 10,688 Views 3 Comments

What a day!

# ireland - Saturday 31 July, 2021

'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit

Jul 31st 2021, 7:31 PM 6,993 Views 1 Comment

The Tokyo 2020 dream ended at the hands of Great Britain this afternoon.

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'
# Relay Reaction
From The42
# Relay Reaction

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'

Jul 31st 2021, 3:31 PM 14,944 Views 0 Comments

The Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in the Olympic final this afternoon.

Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat

Jul 31st 2021, 2:34 PM 9,925 Views 5 Comments

The Green Army fell to a 2-0 loss.

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in Olympic final
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in Olympic final

Jul 31st 2021, 1:43 PM 22,824 Views 18 Comments

Cillín Greene, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Chris O’Donnell clocked a time of 3:15.04.

Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash

Jul 31st 2021, 12:01 AM 4,804 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old was cheered on by a big crowd back home last weekend.

# ireland - Friday 30 July, 2021

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid
# Rollout
# Rollout

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 7:00 PM 90,572 Views 96 Comments

Ireland has now fully vaccinated 72.5% of its adult population compared to the UK’s 71.8%.

# ireland - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes
# Dejection
From The42
# Dejection

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes

Jul 27th 2021, 3:36 AM 12,395 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side made a promising start but conceded a late score to miss out.

# ireland - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international
# Outclassed
From The42
# Outclassed

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international

Jul 24th 2021, 8:24 PM 2,478 Views 3 Comments

An opening stand of 127 left Ireland with a mountain to climb in final game of the series.

Irish women's hockey team make winning start to first-ever Olympic campaign
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Irish women's hockey team make winning start to first-ever Olympic campaign

Jul 24th 2021, 2:55 PM 38,910 Views 28 Comments

Róisín Upton and Sarah Torrans scored the goals against South Africa.

# ireland - Thursday 22 July, 2021

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:05 PM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad

Jul 22nd 2021, 4:47 PM 5,190 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Mulhall, Kathryn Buggy, Mary Healy and Sam Monaghan are the new faces on board.

'I've had a lot of ups and downs. The road to here hasn't always been easy'
# Bray Boy
From The42
# Bray Boy

'I've had a lot of ups and downs. The road to here hasn't always been easy'

Jul 22nd 2021, 2:59 PM 8,986 Views 12 Comments

Leinster and Ireland man Jack Conan starts for the Lions on Saturday.

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU
# Obesity
# Obesity

Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:37 PM 35,580 Views 108 Comments

Research found that only Malta had a higher share of its population rated as obese.

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
# Rollout
# Rollout

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 19,554 Views 62 Comments

Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.

# ireland - Monday 19 July, 2021

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,811 Views 5 Comments

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw were pre-tour favourites to start.

# ireland - Friday 16 July, 2021

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide
# Level Pegging
From The42
# Level Pegging

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide

Jul 16th 2021, 7:16 PM 2,095 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were eyeing their first ODI campaign success against a top-eight nation after a 43-run win on Tuesday put them 1-0 up following a washed out opener.

Ireland's Rhasidat Adeleke wins gold medal at European U20 Championships
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Ireland's Rhasidat Adeleke wins gold medal at European U20 Championships

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 5:44 PM 11,773 Views 15 Comments

The Tallaght AC athlete ran a time of 11.34 in the 100m in Tallinn, and later finished first in her 200m heat.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow

Jul 14th 2021, 6:48 PM 8,000 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old is linking up with Warren Gatland’s tourists.

Dancer's Ireland set for Italian job in October for World Cup qualification
# It's Coming Rome
From The42
# It's Coming Rome

Dancer's Ireland set for Italian job in October for World Cup qualification

Jul 14th 2021, 3:26 PM 3,705 Views 0 Comments

With the full focus on the Tokyo Olympics at the minute, all eyes will be on Rome later this year.

# ireland - Monday 12 July, 2021

'The pace of change is too slow': Women now make up 13% of CEOs at big companies in Ireland
# Women In Business
# Women In Business

'The pace of change is too slow': Women now make up 13% of CEOs at big companies in Ireland

Jul 12th 2021, 6:07 PM 11,565 Views 31 Comments

The CSO found that small gains have been made in female representation at big companies in Ireland over the past two years.

Ireland's Seamus Power achieves record high in world rankings after impressing on PGA Tour
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Ireland's Seamus Power achieves record high in world rankings after impressing on PGA Tour

Jul 12th 2021, 2:26 PM 15,024 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old Waterford native has secured a coveted spot in the top 125 of the FedEx Cup rankings

# ireland - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Beirne out of isolation and back on the scoresheet for the Lions
# Contender
From The42
# Contender

Beirne out of isolation and back on the scoresheet for the Lions

Jul 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 9,271 Views 2 Comments

The Munster and Ireland man is pushing for a Test start at blindside flanker.

Rain mars fascinating encounter after Ireland lay strong platform against South Africa at Malahide
# Rained Off
From The42
# Rained Off

Rain mars fascinating encounter after Ireland lay strong platform against South Africa at Malahide

Jul 11th 2021, 6:36 PM 3,641 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Balbirnie and William Porterfield led the way with the bat in the first game of the DafaNews ODI Series.

Ireland's Kelleher in line to join Gatland's Lions squad in South Africa
# Addition
From The42
# Addition

Ireland's Kelleher in line to join Gatland's Lions squad in South Africa

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 11:42 AM 60,858 Views 19 Comments

The 23-year-old hooker is in line to link up with the tourists.

Andy Farrell: 'The new caps should be proud of how they handled themselves'
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Andy Farrell: 'The new caps should be proud of how they handled themselves'

Jul 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,758 Views 5 Comments

Eight players made their debut last night as Ireland romped to a 71-10 win over the USA.

# ireland - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA
# A Star Is Born
From The42
# A Star Is Born

Baloucoune wonder try sparks Ireland to life as they put 71 points on USA

Jul 10th 2021, 10:03 PM 50,133 Views 58 Comments

Ronan Kelleher scored four tries – equaling the Irish record for most tries scored in a single game – as Ireland defeated the USA in the Aviva Stadium this evening.

Audition night beckons for new hopefuls as Farrell looks to a new era
# US Eagles
From The42
# US Eagles

Audition night beckons for new hopefuls as Farrell looks to a new era

Jul 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 6,095 Views 4 Comments

Ireland play the US Eagles at the Aviva Stadium this evening with one eye on the future.

# ireland - Friday 9 July, 2021

'If we can add three gems out of this to our squad then we are in business'
# New Blood
From The42
# New Blood

'If we can add three gems out of this to our squad then we are in business'

Jul 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,744 Views 14 Comments

Andy Farrell has named four uncapped players to play the USA tomorrow – with one eye on next season’s demanding schedule.

# ireland - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,346 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland
# Late Bloomer
From The42
# Late Bloomer

Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 4,852 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster centre has been picked for back-to-back internationals for the first time in his career.

The Ireland team named today can form the basis of the side for the next decade
# Green Shoots
From The42
# Green Shoots

The Ireland team named today can form the basis of the side for the next decade

Jul 8th 2021, 5:39 PM 12,395 Views 5 Comments

Andy Farrell opted for youth and power in the the team named to take on the USA on Saturday.

Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA
# In With The New
From The42
# In With The New

Eight players in line for Ireland debuts as Farrell names side to face USA

Jul 8th 2021, 2:24 PM 28,543 Views 46 Comments

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain the team for Saturday evening’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

History-making Ireland Sevens squad named for Tokyo Olympics
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

History-making Ireland Sevens squad named for Tokyo Olympics

Jul 6th 2021, 6:39 PM 12,254 Views 9 Comments

The 13-man squad has been selected for this summer’s Games.