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# ireland - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'
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# Coygig

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 12:00 PM 12,551 Views 2 Comments

Friendlies, the World Cup draw and a fresh bid to reach a first-ever major tournament – an exciting few months lie ahead, says Ireland’s Claire O’Riordan.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
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# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,741 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

# ireland - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?

Apr 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,921 Views 110 Comments

Polling carried out by The Journal found it may be a red line issue.

# ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movie
# Movie

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,978 Views 31 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby
# Spotlight
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# Spotlight

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby

Apr 1st 2021, 5:02 PM 5,068 Views 6 Comments

The tournament will be ‘front and centre’ for the next few weeks, according to the Irish rugby legend, who has been working as a garda through the pandemic.

Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence

Apr 1st 2021, 12:44 PM 6,229 Views 0 Comments

The centre-back has stepped up his recovery from a dislocated toe suffered on 15 February.

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies
# Summer Camp
From The42
# Summer Camp

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies

Apr 1st 2021, 12:07 PM 5,316 Views 9 Comments

The Boys In Green will face Andorra and Hungary in early June as Kenny looks for his first win at the helm.

# ireland - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
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# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,199 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
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# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,122 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear
# Stop Asian Hate
# Stop Asian Hate

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear

Mar 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 14,411 Views 0 Comments

Trinity researcher Moonyoung Hong outlines the racist abuse she and other Asian women receive in Ireland.

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset
# Second Receiver
From The42
# Second Receiver

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset

Mar 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 8,629 Views 10 Comments

The 24-year-old has been encouraged to get involved as a distributor.

# ireland - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'
# Form
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# Form

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,874 Views 8 Comments

Robbie Henshaw delivered another outstanding display as Leinster won the Pro14 last weekend.

# ireland - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
# Jabs
# Jabs

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,691 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?

Mar 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 81,432 Views 128 Comments

Or should we stick to what we are already due to receive?

# ireland - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Ireland among UN Security Council members calling for meeting over North Korean missile launches
# UNSC
# UNSC

Ireland among UN Security Council members calling for meeting over North Korean missile launches

Mar 27th 2021, 9:13 AM 8,306 Views 41 Comments

Diplomats said yesterday that France, Estonia, Ireland, Norway and Britain asked for a closed-door meeting of the council to be held on Tuesday.

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,455 Views 4 Comments

An all-island milk bank, children’s heart care, and cancer treatments has brought benefits – but research is needed for further health collaborations.

# ireland - Friday 26 March, 2021

What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?
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# The Good Information Project

What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?

Mar 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 26,871 Views 32 Comments

Experts are starting to give more attention to the question of what a united Ireland or shared island would look like in economic terms.

# ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'

Mar 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 26,927 Views 15 Comments

Rhys Ruddock would have loved more game time in the Six Nations.

# ireland - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter
# Pauw Patrol
From The42
# Pauw Patrol

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter

Mar 24th 2021, 12:41 PM 7,002 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side will play a friendly double-header next month with focus switching to the 2023 World Cup qualification campaign.

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead
# Review
From The42
# Review

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead

Mar 24th 2021, 7:52 AM 13,108 Views 3 Comments

The lineout and scrum were superb during this championship but there’s lots of work to do elsewhere.

# ireland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,708 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:40 PM 42,415 Views 3 Comments

The competition begins on 3 April.

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
# Big Dev
From The42
# Big Dev

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 8,361 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'
# J Lowe
From The42
# J Lowe

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 10,433 Views 19 Comments

Leinster believe their environment can help James Lowe get back to his best.

# ireland - Monday 22 March, 2021

'He is so important to Ireland's attacking structure. He's that on-field coach'
# Conductor
From The42
# Conductor

'He is so important to Ireland's attacking structure. He's that on-field coach'

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:30 PM 23,492 Views 14 Comments

Johnny’s Sexton’s impressive showing against England was up for discussion on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 19,394 Views 0 Comments

Qualification for a first major tournament is ‘long overdue,’ says Áine O’Gorman.

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton
# No Ban
From The42
# No Ban

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:41 PM 77,410 Views 68 Comments

The incident occurred in the 77th minute of Ireland’s win over the English.

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season
# Positive Push
From The42
# Positive Push

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:12 PM 1,780 Views 0 Comments

‘It kind of feels like we’re only just getting started,’ says the Peamount United and Ireland star.

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:52 AM 12,433 Views 32 Comments

The Connacht centre was dismissed during Ireland’s 32-18 win at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

Ireland's win was impressive but they need to back it up to leave a legacy
# The Next Step
From The42
# The Next Step

Ireland's win was impressive but they need to back it up to leave a legacy

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,553 Views 4 Comments

Great teams are defined by championships not one-off victories.

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point
# Benchmark
From The42
# Benchmark

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:05 AM 13,585 Views 12 Comments

Last weekend’s convincing win over England was a new peak for this Irish team.

Jack Conan: ‘It really doesn't get any better than that’
# Jack The Glad
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# Jack The Glad

Jack Conan: ‘It really doesn't get any better than that’

Mar 22nd 2021, 4:26 AM 6,211 Views 5 Comments

The No8 was one of Ireland’s stars on Saturday.

# ireland - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Quiz: Which stretch of Irish coastline is this?
# Maps
# Maps

Quiz: Which stretch of Irish coastline is this?

Mar 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 50,197 Views 23 Comments

Can the eagle-eyed of you spot these coastal counties?

Immigrant Council calls on Government to grant legal advice to victims of racism
# Racism
# Racism

Immigrant Council calls on Government to grant legal advice to victims of racism

Mar 21st 2021, 1:16 PM 12,678 Views 67 Comments

The council also wants victims to be able to access counselling services.

'Something we worked on all week' - Ireland's attack cuts England apart
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

'Something we worked on all week' - Ireland's attack cuts England apart

Mar 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 44,194 Views 23 Comments

Ireland scored excellent tries through Keith Earls and Jack Conan, and nearly had a beautiful third.

10% of people in Ireland have now received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Rollout
# Rollout

10% of people in Ireland have now received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 21st 2021, 11:55 AM 73,078 Views 194 Comments

Over 478,000 people have been administered a first dose.

'One or two headaches for Warren' as Irish players put hands up for Lions
# Performance
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# Performance

'One or two headaches for Warren' as Irish players put hands up for Lions

Updated Mar 21st 2021, 9:42 AM 64,227 Views 71 Comments

The series against the Springboks has yet to be confirmed.

Planes, trains and cat food - the untold story of the Ireland manager's first trip
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

Planes, trains and cat food - the untold story of the Ireland manager's first trip

Mar 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 22,821 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny jets out of Dublin this week for Ireland’s opening World Cup qualifier – but no matter what happens it is unlikely to be as dramatic as his first European trip as a manager.

Eddie Jones confident he can turn England's inconsistent form around
# Mate
From The42
# Mate

Eddie Jones confident he can turn England's inconsistent form around

Mar 21st 2021, 7:47 AM 8,870 Views 15 Comments

Ireland were dominant against Jones’ side in Dublin yesterday.

# ireland - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Sexton's sanity proven as Ireland trounce England
# Madness To Method
From The42
# Madness To Method

Sexton's sanity proven as Ireland trounce England

Mar 20th 2021, 8:42 PM 17,124 Views 33 Comments

‘I don’t think you guys listened to us,’ said Jonathan Sexton after Ireland delivered the best performance of the Andy Farrell era.