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# ireland - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

'This is our heritage': Fishermen threaten to blockade Ireland's major ports over new weighing rules
# New Rules
# New Rules

'This is our heritage': Fishermen threaten to blockade Ireland's major ports over new weighing rules

May 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 19,018 Views 12 Comments

Fishermen say the new rules will affect the quality of the fish and impact their livelihoods.

# ireland - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

May 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 16,124 Views 45 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

# ireland - Monday 10 May, 2021

McFerran returns as Ireland's final prep for massive summer ramp up with Scotland series
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

McFerran returns as Ireland's final prep for massive summer ramp up with Scotland series

May 10th 2021, 11:04 PM 3,263 Views 1 Comment

Sean Dancer’s side are gearing up for the European Championships and Olympic Games this summer.

'There was an offer made and respectfully Quinn’s made a decision too. That’s just life, that’s rugby'
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

'There was an offer made and respectfully Quinn’s made a decision too. That’s just life, that’s rugby'

May 10th 2021, 3:54 PM 12,951 Views 9 Comments

Connacht coach Andy Friend reacted to the news of Quinn Roux’s departure.

# ireland - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland

May 6th 2021, 4:39 PM 18,373 Views 38 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride said that the cases are not unexpected.

# ireland - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
# Upheld
# Upheld

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland

May 4th 2021, 3:08 PM 95,230 Views 0 Comments

Their father decided he would not return them to their mother over a masks requirement in French schools.

# ireland - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 80,861 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

# ireland - Friday 30 April, 2021

Ireland 'have a very good chance to do something special' in World Cup qualifying - Pauw
# All To Play For
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# All To Play For

Ireland 'have a very good chance to do something special' in World Cup qualifying - Pauw

Apr 30th 2021, 7:09 PM 1,587 Views 0 Comments

The manager is largely optimistic after the Girls In Green learned their fate today.

IRFU assessing new options for July as plans for Fiji tour are aborted
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

IRFU assessing new options for July as plans for Fiji tour are aborted

Apr 30th 2021, 6:04 PM 9,845 Views 22 Comments

Andy Farrell won’t be bringing a squad to Fiji this summer due to a recent outbreak of Covid-19.

# ireland - Sunday 25 April, 2021

'I thought I was going to be absolutely smoked. He would have melted me in the ribs'
# Inside Line
From The42
# Inside Line

'I thought I was going to be absolutely smoked. He would have melted me in the ribs'

Apr 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,959 Views 16 Comments

Jack Conan talks us through some of his play for Ireland and Leinster in recent months.

'We achieved two wins from three which was our target. We know where we need to be better'
# Review
From The42
# Review

'We achieved two wins from three which was our target. We know where we need to be better'

Apr 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,253 Views 1 Comment

Ireland will now prepare for their World Cup qualifiers after finishing third in the Six Nations.

# ireland - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Star full-back suffers broken nose after 'kick to the face' as Ireland draw positives from Italy win
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Star full-back suffers broken nose after 'kick to the face' as Ireland draw positives from Italy win

Apr 24th 2021, 5:30 PM 8,244 Views 2 Comments

Eimear Considine went off for a HIA in the final moments of the game.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship From The42
Live Apr 24th 2021, 11:15 AM

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship

# ireland - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy

Apr 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 5,923 Views 2 Comments

Stacey Flood, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, and Brittany Hogan will make their first Test starts.

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 8,663 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old tighthead won four Ireland caps after arriving in 2012.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress

Apr 21st 2021, 9:30 PM 12,870 Views 14 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were poor in a number of areas during last weekend’s hammering by France.

A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 37,583 Views 113 Comments

As Northern Ireland prepares to mark its centenary the poll found that the majority felt the region would not be part of the UK in 25 years.

'I haven’t played enough' - O'Mahony feels another Lions tour is out of reach
# Game Time
From The42
# Game Time

'I haven’t played enough' - O'Mahony feels another Lions tour is out of reach

Apr 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 13,807 Views 32 Comments

The Munster captain hopes to feature in Ireland’s tour of the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

'You've got everyone looking at the good, bad and the ugly and we've got to be able to deal with that'
# Cliodhna Moloney
From The42
# Cliodhna Moloney

'You've got everyone looking at the good, bad and the ugly and we've got to be able to deal with that'

Apr 20th 2021, 7:00 PM 4,558 Views 0 Comments

Ireland and Wasps hooker Clíodhna Moloney on the fallout from the France defeat, bouncing back against Italy and Never Settling.

'Stacey's got buckets of talent. She really can do it all' - the 7s star making an impact at 15s with Ireland
# Open The Flood Gates
From The42
# Open The Flood Gates

'Stacey's got buckets of talent. She really can do it all' - the 7s star making an impact at 15s with Ireland

Apr 20th 2021, 6:04 PM 3,777 Views 1 Comment

Dubliner Flood has impressed off the bench in the Six Nations campaign thus far.

# ireland - Monday 19 April, 2021

'Tactically, technically, we have some of the answers for what went wrong'
# French Lessons
From The42
# French Lessons

'Tactically, technically, we have some of the answers for what went wrong'

Apr 19th 2021, 6:59 AM 3,975 Views 12 Comments

Ireland coach Adam Griggs is upbeat despite Saturday’s defeat by France.

# ireland - Saturday 17 April, 2021

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat

Apr 17th 2021, 7:45 PM 4,643 Views 5 Comments

Adam Griggs says his side will refocus to chase down a third-place finish in the Six Nations next weekend.

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England
# French Class
From The42
# French Class

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England

Apr 17th 2021, 4:18 PM 32,852 Views 48 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side hosted proceedings in Donnybrook this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship From The42
Live Apr 17th 2021, 1:40 PM

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

# ireland - Friday 16 April, 2021

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Apr 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 67 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?

Apr 16th 2021, 4:50 PM 2,980 Views 0 Comments

The winner of tomorrow’s clash in Dublin will advance into the final against England.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Munster confirm that Zebo is returning to his native province this summer
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Munster confirm that Zebo is returning to his native province this summer

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 1:36 PM 57,181 Views 123 Comments

The 31-year-old Ireland international has been in France for the last three seasons.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,448 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour

Apr 13th 2021, 10:00 PM 12,573 Views 28 Comments

The 35-year-old is hoping to be part of the trip to South Africa this summer.

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,066 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions
# Priorities
From The42
# Priorities

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions

Apr 13th 2021, 11:56 AM 9,250 Views 0 Comments

Farrell will lead Ireland on their tour to the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.

# ireland - Monday 12 April, 2021

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption
# Quarantine
From The42
# Quarantine

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:30 PM 9,059 Views 4 Comments

France is being added to the government’s quarantine list on Thursday.

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw
# Getting There
From The42
# Getting There

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw

Apr 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,232 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team lost out to Belgium this weekend but are showing plenty of promise.

# ireland - Sunday 11 April, 2021

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress
# Whelan In The Years
From The42
# Whelan In The Years

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress

Apr 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,783 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Emily Whelan took her chance against Denmark. Another could come against Belgium this evening.

# ireland - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,119 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,279 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming
# Friendly Fires
From The42
# Friendly Fires

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming

Apr 10th 2021, 7:15 AM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a bit sickening to be honest, still a really hard pill to swallow,’ says Niamh Fahey.

# ireland - Friday 9 April, 2021

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'
# Joy Of Six
From The42
# Joy Of Six

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'

Apr 9th 2021, 2:44 PM 2,461 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Jamie Finn was excellent against Denmark – and global superstar Pernille Harder – last night.

# ireland - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly
# Next Chapter
From The42
# Next Chapter

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly

Apr 8th 2021, 9:02 PM 12,142 Views 3 Comments

Nicoline Sorensen scored the decisive goal in the ninth minute at Tallaght Stadium.

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.