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# ireland - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

From The42 Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly Excluded

Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly

The now-Tottenham star also misses a game against Bulgaria.

# ireland - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

From The42 Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles Appreciation

Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles

Josh van der Flier pays tribute to Rob Kearney as he prepares to join Australian side Western Force.

Cruel setback for Ulster's Will Addison as he's ruled out for several months

Meanwhile, Tom O’Toole has been sidelined for several weeks with an ankle issue.

From The42 Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign Key Man

Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

The 27-year-old Leinster tighthead hasn’t played since rugby got back up and running in August.

From The42 Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

# ireland - Monday 28 September, 2020

More frustration for Leinster's Furlong as he picks up new calf injury

Meanwhile, Dan Leavy won’t be making his return on Friday night against the Dragons at the RDS.

A mild start to the week but heavy rain and spot flooding are on the way

It will be mostly cloudy at first today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

# ireland - Friday 25 September, 2020

Poor air quality is prematurely killing over 1,300 in Ireland each year

The EPA’s report for 2019 says action must be taken.

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic

What can Ireland learn from other countries as we enter the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic?

# ireland - Thursday 24 September, 2020

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more

Rob Kearney is on his way out of Leinster and Irish rugby but he leaves with a glittering CV and the knowledge he got the most out of his talent.

From The42 Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment TMO

Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment

Meanwhile, Andy Farrell’s Ireland have learned who will be refereeing them this autumn.

From The42 Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster Legend

Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster

Full-back is most decorated medalist in Irish rugby history – winning four Six Nations titles including two grand slams, four Heineken Cups and six Pro14 titles.

# ireland - Monday 21 September, 2020

From The42 Griggs' Ireland set for Six Nations return next month as postponed fixture details confirmed We Go Again

Griggs' Ireland set for Six Nations return next month as postponed fixture details confirmed

A massive end to 2020 lies ahead.

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

# ireland - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Defeated but undeterred, Ireland captain 'really proud' as focus now switches to decisive Euro qualifier

‘In the second half, we showed what we were about,’ says Katie McCabe after German loss.

From The42 Ireland boss Pauw: '3-0 against Germany is not a bad result at all... the next game is D-day' The Vera Era This post contains videos

Ireland boss Pauw: '3-0 against Germany is not a bad result at all... the next game is D-day'

Ukraine next month is the big one, as the Girls In Green look to make history in reaching Euro 2022.

Heavyweights Germany shine but Ireland's Euro dream lives on despite defeat

The Girls In Green were beaten 3-0 in Essen.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Germany, European Championship qualifier Updates

As it happened: Ireland v Germany, European Championship qualifier

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament continues despite defeat in Essen.

From The42 'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!' Mayo Man

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'

Caelan Doris came through Ballina RFC and Blackrock College to establish himself as a major prospect for Irish rugby.

From The42 The importance of this Ireland team reaching a first-ever major tournament can't be stressed enough Next Level

The importance of this Ireland team reaching a first-ever major tournament can't be stressed enough

Captain Katie McCabe’s class act before Germany clash shows how important encouragement and visibility is.

# ireland - Friday 18 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Dublin?

What do you know about Ireland’s capital?

# ireland - Friday 11 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?

This quiz is in honour of the National Ploughing Championships.

From The42 Ireland’s games in Autumn Nations Cup will be shown on RTÉ and Channel 4

Ireland’s games in Autumn Nations Cup will be shown on RTÉ and Channel 4

Amazon Prime will also have coverage of games in the UK.

# ireland - Thursday 10 September, 2020

From The42 Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation New Look

Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation

Fixtures against Italy and Georgia look like chances to test the depth

From The42 Ireland to face Wales, England, and Georgia in new Autumn Nations Cup CONFIRMED

Ireland to face Wales, England, and Georgia in new Autumn Nations Cup

Fiji join Scotland, France and Italy in the other group.

# ireland - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

From The42 Uncapped duo stay in Ireland squad for Germany showdown as Roche one of seven to miss out Euro Vision

Uncapped duo stay in Ireland squad for Germany showdown as Roche one of seven to miss out

Vera Pauw has finalised a 23-strong squad for the top-of-the-group clash in Essen.

From The42 Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster Worry

Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster

The scrum-half will hope to be cleared of serious injury with the Six Nations resuming next month.

Brexit: The adults are no longer in charge in Downing Street

Former ambassador Bobby McDonagh says the Cummings-driven cabal of ‘weirdos and misfits’ are now steering the UK onto a dangerous path in the Brexit negotiations.

# ireland - Sunday 6 September, 2020

From The42 Superb strike from Connolly helps Brighton claim opening win in WSL season Hit The Net This post contains videos

Superb strike from Connolly helps Brighton claim opening win in WSL season

Manchester United struck late to deny champions Chelsea a successful start.

# ireland - Friday 4 September, 2020

Duffy: 'With not having my best game and my first Ireland game without my dad, it was an emotional one'

Ireland’s goalscorer paid tribute to his late father after the 1-1 draw with Bulgaria.

# ireland - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

From The42 Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France Sam The Man This post contains videos

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

# ireland - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'You could never repay your parents. I'm just so grateful for them, I mean that from the bottom of my heart'

Sarah Rowe’s parents, Gráinne and Alan, have had a huge influence on the Mayo star’s glittering career so far.

# ireland - Thursday 20 August, 2020

From The42 Grace, traces of Twickenham and past glories kept Henshaw going while rugby was on hold We Go Again

Grace, traces of Twickenham and past glories kept Henshaw going while rugby was on hold

The old cliche about only being is good as your last game was best ignored by Ireland players these past six months.

# ireland - Friday 14 August, 2020

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France Setback

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France

The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.

# ireland - Thursday 13 August, 2020

From The42 Larmour excited to grow into playmaking role and see what Lowe can bring to Ireland Fine-tuned

Larmour excited to grow into playmaking role and see what Lowe can bring to Ireland

The 23-year-old insists he will keep working on his ability to act as an additional creative force in Ireland and Leinster’s attack.

# ireland - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink

Demand for water is roughly 50% higher than this time last year.

# ireland - Monday 10 August, 2020

Griggs' Ireland set for busy end to 2020 as World Cup European qualifier dates confirmed

A huge end to this unprecedented year lies ahead.

# ireland - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell Crystal Ball

'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell

The Ireland boss is embracing the challenge of an uncertain season ahead.

From The42 Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations Leader

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# ireland - Thursday 6 August, 2020

From The42 'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot Target

'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot

The national team head coach is excited about the new ‘Eight Nations’ tournament this autumn.