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# ireland - Friday 12 March, 2021

Aoife Martin: The abuse endured by trans people every day shows Ireland has a long way to go
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aoife Martin: The abuse endured by trans people every day shows Ireland has a long way to go

Mar 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,922 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist highlights the challenges faced by trans people every day.

# ireland - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland
# Big Game
From The42
# Big Game

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland

Mar 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 13,159 Views 24 Comments

Ireland are looking for their second win of the 2021 Six Nations.

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast
# Green Army
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# Green Army

Cruciate injury rules World Cup silver medallist out as Ireland name squad to face GB in Belfast

Mar 11th 2021, 10:42 AM 3,712 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s Green Army are in action on home soil this weekend as they ramp up preparations for summer.

Furlong's 'outstanding rugby brain' helps Ireland's leadership group to develop
# Collective
From The42
# Collective

Furlong's 'outstanding rugby brain' helps Ireland's leadership group to develop

Mar 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,805 Views 15 Comments

Captain Johnny Sexton is part of a six-man group that continues to find its voice.

Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner

Mar 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,653 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have enjoyed dominance of this fixture in recent times.

'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'

Mar 11th 2021, 1:01 AM 5,424 Views 6 Comments

The 31-year-old is expected to be back in action with Ireland this weekend.

# ireland - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Lions at the back of Sexton's mind as he gears up for Scotland
# Up For Grabs
From The42
# Up For Grabs

Lions at the back of Sexton's mind as he gears up for Scotland

Mar 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 14,660 Views 24 Comments

‘We want to get as many Irish people on that trip as possible.’

Ireland's line-out 'in a good place now' led by Ryan and O'Connell
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Ireland's line-out 'in a good place now' led by Ryan and O'Connell

Mar 10th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,520 Views 32 Comments

The young pack leader was sorely missed in defeats to Wales and France, but is keen to put O’Connell’s ‘intricacies’ to work against Scotland.

# ireland - Saturday 6 March, 2021

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,184 Views 19 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
From The42
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

Mar 6th 2021, 7:46 PM 30,873 Views 24 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

# ireland - Thursday 4 March, 2021

IRFU backing O'Mahony and Sexton to keep delivering at Test level
# Contracts
From The42
# Contracts

IRFU backing O'Mahony and Sexton to keep delivering at Test level

Mar 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 4,698 Views 10 Comments

The senior Ireland leaders have both had their central contracts extended this week.

# ireland - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system
# Ireland
# Ireland

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 23,466 Views 23 Comments

The documentary airs tonight.

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 11,808 Views 19 Comments

The 29-year-old hasn’t featured in the Six Nations but made his Munster comeback two weekends ago.

# ireland - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

‘It has been a bit of a miserable road over the last few months’
# Jack The Glad
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# Jack The Glad

‘It has been a bit of a miserable road over the last few months’

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 10,194 Views 3 Comments

Jack Conan is appreciating every moment of life in an Ireland shirt again after a series of injuries interrupted his career.

# ireland - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash

Mar 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 16,368 Views 16 Comments

The retention of Ryan Baird suggests he could be involved again in Edinburgh.

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies
# Game Time
From The42
# Game Time

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 3:03 PM 31,079 Views 38 Comments

21-year-old lock Ryan Baird is one of 23 players who will remain with Ireland this week.

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,583 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

'Making my debut for Ireland, I'll remember the day for a long time to come'
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

'Making my debut for Ireland, I'll remember the day for a long time to come'

Mar 1st 2021, 6:45 AM 10,093 Views 5 Comments

Ryan Baird fulfilled a dream on Saturday – getting his first cap for Ireland.

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'
# Late Bloomer
From The42
# Late Bloomer

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'

Mar 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 9,767 Views 7 Comments

The Munster player has graduated from the bench to become a key player on Andy Farrell’s Ireland side.

# ireland - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat
# Clinical
From The42
# Clinical

Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,501 Views 5 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt will be pleased with Ireland’s efforts from lineout platforms.

Ireland captain McCabe scores a belter as Arsenal return to winning ways
# Golazo!
From The42
# Golazo!

Ireland captain McCabe scores a belter as Arsenal return to winning ways

Feb 28th 2021, 4:30 PM 3,013 Views 0 Comments

Katie McCabe, take a bow…

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland

Feb 28th 2021, 11:45 AM 9,979 Views 30 Comments

The 24-year-old openside was among the best performers in a six-try win for Andy Farrell’s side.

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'
# Brexit Checks
# Brexit Checks

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'

Feb 28th 2021, 10:30 AM 48,924 Views 57 Comments

Representatives of Irish hauliers have said they are being held up for longer than they should because of French officials.

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations
# Ruins Of Rome
From The42
# Ruins Of Rome

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations

Feb 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 44,143 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 48-10 victory yesterday was impressive but context is needed – Italy are a very poor side.

# ireland - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'
# Forecast
From The42
# Forecast

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'

Feb 27th 2021, 9:56 PM 12,815 Views 4 Comments

Italy head coach Franco Smith was speaking after their Six Nations defeat to Ireland today.

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby
# Worth The Wait
From The42
# Worth The Wait

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby

Feb 27th 2021, 6:45 PM 10,729 Views 31 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half was made to wait over 140 minutes as a replacement before winning his first cap.

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead

Feb 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,432 Views 9 Comments

After a six-try win in Rome, Ireland now look towards a visit to Edinburgh.

'His attitude reminds me of what I read about Wilkinson' - Casey and Baird debut
# New Caps
From The42
# New Caps

'His attitude reminds me of what I read about Wilkinson' - Casey and Baird debut

Feb 27th 2021, 5:33 PM 17,210 Views 17 Comments

The 21-year-old pair won their first Ireland caps in the final quarter of the win over Italy.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 5:15 PM 28,892 Views 54 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'
# Politics
# Politics

Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'

Feb 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 16,456 Views 36 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi, who is of African descent, had hoped to run in the forthcoming Seanad by-election. She shares her thoughts on Irish politics.

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship From The42
Live Feb 27th 2021, 1:14 PM

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'

Feb 27th 2021, 12:58 PM 10,650 Views 6 Comments

Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 8:36 AM 22,714 Views 13 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
From The42
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,014 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

# ireland - Friday 26 February, 2021

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow

Feb 26th 2021, 12:23 PM 10,570 Views 11 Comments

20-year-old academy back row Alex Soroka has been included on the bench for Sunday’s game.

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
# RWC2023
From The42
# RWC2023

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed

Feb 26th 2021, 11:42 AM 11,404 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,964 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

# ireland - Thursday 25 February, 2021

The Irishman they call 'The Father Of The Cyborgs'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

The Irishman they call 'The Father Of The Cyborgs'

Feb 25th 2021, 9:15 PM 28,045 Views 6 Comments

A new documentary looks at the work of Dr Phil Kennedy, who is based in the USA.

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell aiming to gain momentum as he picks strong Ireland team for Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,255 Views 22 Comments

There are seven changes to the starting XV while Ryan Baird and Craig Casey should debut off the bench.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,279 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.