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# ireland - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Partial solar eclipse to darken Irish skies tomorrow morning
# Solar Eclipse
# Solar Eclipse

Partial solar eclipse to darken Irish skies tomorrow morning

Jun 9th 2021, 3:22 PM 35,393 Views 14 Comments

The partial solar eclipse will be visible in the skies from just before 10am until after midday.

# ireland - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Match officials confirmed for Lions tour and Ireland's summer series
# Calling The Shots
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# Calling The Shots

Match officials confirmed for Lions tour and Ireland's summer series

Jun 8th 2021, 2:58 PM 6,719 Views 6 Comments

Nic Berry will referee next month’s first Test between the Lions and the Springboks in Cape Town.

Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost

Jun 8th 2021, 12:10 AM 27,390 Views 68 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the core issues at the heart of Ireland’s housing crisis.

# ireland - Monday 7 June, 2021

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification
# Boost
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# Boost

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification

Jun 7th 2021, 3:04 PM 7,102 Views 5 Comments

Naomi Carroll’s 46th-minute goal set up a big victory against Scotland.

# ireland - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about China?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about China?

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,211 Views 45 Comments

Go on, test yourself.

'It was a very proud moment especially because I'm the older brother'
# Bantry Boys
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# Bantry Boys

'It was a very proud moment especially because I'm the older brother'

Jun 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 35,298 Views 4 Comments

Fineen Wycherley has had a strong season for Munster and trained with Ireland last year.

# ireland - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Ireland start European championship campaign with 4-0 loss to Dutch
# Orange Crush
From The42
# Orange Crush

Ireland start European championship campaign with 4-0 loss to Dutch

Jun 5th 2021, 4:14 PM 2,493 Views 0 Comments

World champions Holland defeated Ireland 4-0 in the tournament opener this afternoon.

# ireland - Friday 4 June, 2021

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'
# RISE UP
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# RISE UP

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'

Jun 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 5,833 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend was delighted to see his Connacht team finish their season with a win.

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks

Jun 4th 2021, 6:15 AM 25,008 Views 13 Comments

Beef farmers are not unduly worried about the China ban right now – but it could be a different story if the UK does a trade deal with Australia.

# ireland - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,050 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

IRFU back Ireland boss Farrell to link up with Lions after July Tests
# Tourist
From The42
# Tourist

IRFU back Ireland boss Farrell to link up with Lions after July Tests

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:01 AM 7,011 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland head coach is set to join Warren Gatland’s team in South Africa in July.

# ireland - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

'Walking a fine line': Ireland, China and the UN Security Council
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Walking a fine line': Ireland, China and the UN Security Council

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,218 Views 14 Comments

How can a non-permanent member of the Security Council like Ireland ensure that human rights remain at the heart of the Council’s agenda?

# ireland - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season

Jun 1st 2021, 3:44 PM 3,995 Views 2 Comments

Eric O’Sullivan has also been ruled out of the clash with Edinburgh.

# ireland - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'There's always been the light-hearted 'the Chinese are a great bunch of lads' comments - but things have changed'
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# The Good Information Project

'There's always been the light-hearted 'the Chinese are a great bunch of lads' comments - but things have changed'

May 29th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,168 Views 61 Comments

Anti-Asian abuse has increased in Ireland and around the world during the pandemic, including in memes, posts and videos.

# ireland - Friday 28 May, 2021

Arlene Foster confirms she will leave the DUP once she steps down as First Minister
# DUP
# DUP

Arlene Foster confirms she will leave the DUP once she steps down as First Minister

May 28th 2021, 3:37 PM 25,350 Views 35 Comments

Poots reiterated today that he has no plans to “push” Arlene Foster out of post as First Minister.

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby

May 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 4,785 Views 0 Comments

Both players were members of the 2015 Six Nations-winning squad.

# ireland - Thursday 27 May, 2021

'Get him one-on-one with anybody and he would cause serious headaches'
# Pace To Burn
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# Pace To Burn

'Get him one-on-one with anybody and he would cause serious headaches'

Updated May 27th 2021, 10:01 PM 31,538 Views 14 Comments

Denis Hickie was a key man for Leinster and Ireland before bowing out of the game at the age of 31.

'Connacht have shown a lot of loyalty to me and I have been loyal to them'
# Stalwart
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# Stalwart

'Connacht have shown a lot of loyalty to me and I have been loyal to them'

May 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,550 Views 2 Comments

Denis Buckley will become the third member of Connacht’s 200 Club this weekend.

# ireland - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'
# Everybody Needs Good Neighbours
# Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'

May 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 16,753 Views 33 Comments

This makes more distrusted than the US government or the European Commission.

# ireland - Monday 24 May, 2021

Farrell watching closely as Irish provinces head into final weeks of season
# Scouting
From The42
# Scouting

Farrell watching closely as Irish provinces head into final weeks of season

May 24th 2021, 5:49 PM 8,996 Views 34 Comments

Ireland will take on Japan and the US in Dublin in July.

# ireland - Friday 21 May, 2021

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships
# Hat-trick Hero
From The42
# Hat-trick Hero

Irish teenage sensation wins third medal of the week at European Championships

May 21st 2021, 10:59 PM 6,484 Views 2 Comments

Para-swimmer Nicole Turner took silver for Team Ireland in SB6 100m Breaststroke.

# ireland - Thursday 20 May, 2021

‘I want to play in World Cups and the Euros. Anything is possible’
# Welcome Aboard
From The42
# Welcome Aboard

‘I want to play in World Cups and the Euros. Anything is possible’

May 20th 2021, 6:08 PM 8,910 Views 2 Comments

Sevilla ace Ryan Johansson has revealed why he chose Ireland over Sweden and Luxembourg.

# ireland - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

China is setting up its own version of GDPR - but how will it work in one of the most secretive countries in the world?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

China is setting up its own version of GDPR - but how will it work in one of the most secretive countries in the world?

May 19th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,379 Views 9 Comments

Observers say the new rules could give China stronger privacy protections than the US.

# ireland - Sunday 16 May, 2021

'A crowd in excess of 10,000 at a cricket match in Dublin? Yep'
# Big Occasion
From The42
# Big Occasion

'A crowd in excess of 10,000 at a cricket match in Dublin? Yep'

May 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 11,729 Views 0 Comments

In an extract from ‘Do They Play Cricket in Ireland,’ David Townsend recalls a memorable clash against England.

# ireland - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?

May 15th 2021, 9:01 AM 48,585 Views 86 Comments

China is currently Ireland’s largest trading partner in Asia.

# 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 19,111 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 16,443 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 3,271 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 12,965 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 18,394 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 95,465 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 81,973 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
From The42
# 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 1,604 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 9,864 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 56,988 Views 19 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 7,262 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 8,260 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 5,935 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 8,678 Views 18 Comments

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