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#Ireland's call

# irelands-call - This year 2022

President and Taoiseach hail historic Irish rugby series win over All Blacks
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

President and Taoiseach hail historic Irish rugby series win over All Blacks

Jul 16th 2022, 3:13 PM 34,547 Views 32 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said the victory was an “outstanding and historic achievement”.

'It's something you dream of when you first start playing' - from rugby roots to Ireland's call
# Debut Day
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# Debut Day

'It's something you dream of when you first start playing' - from rugby roots to Ireland's call

Mar 25th 2022, 3:25 PM 36,910 Views 1 Comment

Aoibheann Reilly will make her Ireland 15s debut this weekend.

Listen to the latest episode of our rugby show - The Front Row - featuring comedian Michael Fry
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

Listen to the latest episode of our rugby show - The Front Row - featuring comedian Michael Fry

Feb 28th 2022, 10:19 AM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

After making sense of what happened in Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations win over Italy, our panel are joined by the viral sensation to hear about his unheralded playing days.

# irelands-call - Last year 2021

'If he keeps doing what he's doing then it'll be pretty hard for Ireland to ignore him' - Payne on Hume
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

'If he keeps doing what he's doing then it'll be pretty hard for Ireland to ignore him' - Payne on Hume

Dec 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 12,364 Views 13 Comments

Ulster defence coach Jared Payne believes ‘complete player’ James Hume is on the right track to more international recognition.

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 8:32 AM 17,853 Views 24 Comments

Zebo was a notable omission when a 50-man Ireland squad gathered last week.

# irelands-call - All time

Three Irish medics arrive home to answer Ireland's call with help of fundraising campaign
# Home To Help
# Home To Help

Three Irish medics arrive home to answer Ireland's call with help of fundraising campaign

Apr 4th 2020, 2:46 PM 59,863 Views 42 Comments

The Ireland’s Call Initiative has raised just over €19,000 on GoFundMe.

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy
# Drafted In
From The42
# Drafted In

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy

Mar 29th 2019, 2:32 PM 3,430 Views 2 Comments

Colin Bell has named his side for next month’s international friendly in Reggio Emilia.

Ulster wing Kernohan starts as U20s name four uncapped players on bench
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Ulster wing Kernohan starts as U20s name four uncapped players on bench

Feb 20th 2019, 12:04 PM 6,531 Views 4 Comments

Billy Scannell, Callum Reid, Ben Healy and Ronan Watters are hoping to win their first caps.

Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad

Jan 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 18,601 Views 26 Comments

Joe Schmidt will unveil his squad for the Grand Slam defence tomorrow, but there is precious little room for new faces.

Stringer answers the call as full Dancing With The Stars line up announced
# Hit The Dancefloor
# Hit The Dancefloor

Stringer answers the call as full Dancing With The Stars line up announced

Dec 7th 2018, 11:30 PM 65,760 Views 56 Comments

The full line up of 10 amateur dancers has been announced.

'It's very strange how the international management team overlook this league'
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

'It's very strange how the international management team overlook this league'

Oct 31st 2018, 9:31 PM 32,050 Views 44 Comments

Cork City’s Conor McCormack believes there are League of Ireland players worthy of international recognition.

Burke to skip Shamrock Rovers clash with Dundalk in favour of Ireland friendly against the US
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

Burke to skip Shamrock Rovers clash with Dundalk in favour of Ireland friendly against the US

May 31st 2018, 12:54 PM 5,826 Views 6 Comments

The Dubliner, who made his international debut against France on Monday, won’t be involved in the Hoops’ SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game tomorrow night.

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA
# Offaly Talented
From The42
# Offaly Talented

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA

Apr 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 52,505 Views 20 Comments

How Pat Burke went from Tullamore to play with some of the biggest names in basketball.

Marmion ready to slot in for Murray and make first Six Nations start should he be called on
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Marmion ready to slot in for Murray and make first Six Nations start should he be called on

Feb 20th 2017, 7:15 AM 22,505 Views 30 Comments

He was rested in Connacht’s win, with Pat Lam doing ‘what’s best for Ireland, what’s best for Connacht and what’s best for Kieran Marmion.’

Shoulder to shoulder: why Ireland's Call became the anthem for rugby's new era
# Anthem
From The42
# Anthem

Shoulder to shoulder: why Ireland's Call became the anthem for rugby's new era

Feb 1st 2017, 5:00 PM 24,685 Views 120 Comments

Trevor Ringland and Jim Glennon discuss what the anthem means to them.

Tom McCartney has his eyes on a different green jersey after committing future to Connacht
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Tom McCartney has his eyes on a different green jersey after committing future to Connacht

Dec 20th 2016, 7:06 AM 4,581 Views 1 Comment

The excellent Connacht hooker will qualify to play for Ireland next year.

These opera singers in Wexford trolled their New Zealand colleague in the best way
# Ireland's Call
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland's Call

These opera singers in Wexford trolled their New Zealand colleague in the best way

Nov 7th 2016, 8:13 AM 3,727 Views 1 Comment

Jersey on.

Darren Sweetnam has played himself into the mix for Ireland's November Internationals
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Darren Sweetnam has played himself into the mix for Ireland's November Internationals

Oct 4th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,853 Views 26 Comments

Munster man catches Joe Schmidt’s eye and earns call-up to Ireland training camp.

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

Aug 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,536 Views 62 Comments

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

O'Neill tells Keane it's either club or country as speculation grows around Hull opening
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

O'Neill tells Keane it's either club or country as speculation grows around Hull opening

Jul 31st 2016, 7:17 PM 9,981 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland assistant manager has been linked with a move to the KC Stadium.

Connacht magician Matt Healy hoping for Ireland's call to South Africa
# Rapid
From The42
# Rapid

Connacht magician Matt Healy hoping for Ireland's call to South Africa

Apr 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,312 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old Dubliner trained with Joe Schmidt’s squad last month.

15 moments that would make any Irish person feel patriotic
# Ireland's Call
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland's Call

15 moments that would make any Irish person feel patriotic

Mar 27th 2016, 8:15 PM 16,291 Views 1 Comment

*holds miniature tricolour aloft*

Ludik targets Ireland qualification as he pens Ulster contract extension
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

Ludik targets Ireland qualification as he pens Ulster contract extension

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:30 AM 7,652 Views 27 Comments

The versatile back becomes eligible for Joe Schmidt’s side in 2017.

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 31,116 Views 13 Comments

Saunders reign as Ireland captain was short-lived but eventful

5 talking points as Ireland claim International Rules glory with victory over Australia
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

5 talking points as Ireland claim International Rules glory with victory over Australia

Nov 21st 2015, 9:28 PM 21,550 Views 20 Comments

Joe Kernan’s men won 56-52 against the visitors at Croke Park.

The search for Ireland's top biscuit is at an end...
# Tea And Biccies
# Tea And Biccies

The search for Ireland's top biscuit is at an end...

Nov 13th 2015, 7:59 PM 31,696 Views 93 Comments

But is a Kit Kat really a biscuit we hear you cry…

Here are Ireland’s top 10 biscuits, in order of popularity
# Big Decision
From The Daily Edge
# Big Decision

Here are Ireland’s top 10 biscuits, in order of popularity

Nov 13th 2015, 1:44 PM 14,674 Views 29 Comments

The definitive results are in.

Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight

Nov 5th 2015, 12:01 AM 48,560 Views 214 Comments

A Prime Special tonight looked at the issue of Irish Unity.

Ireland's tiniest rugby fan nails Ireland's Call and it's adorable
# Ruggers
From The Daily Edge
# Ruggers

Ireland's tiniest rugby fan nails Ireland's Call and it's adorable

Oct 14th 2015, 11:03 AM 3,697 Views 1 Comment

Tom has been to more matches than you, and PROUD OF IT.

Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits'
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits'

Sep 21st 2015, 1:47 PM 58,478 Views 291 Comments

Micheál Mac Donncha made the remarks on Facebook at the weekend.

Sherwood and O'Neill held talks over Grealish, Villa boss confirms
# Tactics Tim
From The42
# Tactics Tim

Sherwood and O'Neill held talks over Grealish, Villa boss confirms

May 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,676 Views 22 Comments

The Villa boss said he had no idea if Roy Keane’s presence as Ireland’s assistant manager would have any impact on Grealish’s decision.

Paul Scholes: I hope Grealish makes same call as me when it comes to Ireland v England
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Paul Scholes: I hope Grealish makes same call as me when it comes to Ireland v England

Apr 24th 2015, 9:35 AM 15,649 Views 36 Comments

The Manchester United legend could have been one of the Boys in Green.

17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish

Mar 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 32,077 Views 100 Comments

And don’t worry, it’s not all Italia 90.

Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here's what you need to know
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here's what you need to know

Sep 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,834 Views 11 Comments

Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?

Rory McIlroy has declared for Ireland ahead of the 2016 Olympics
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Rory McIlroy has declared for Ireland ahead of the 2016 Olympics

Jun 18th 2014, 12:53 PM 32,837 Views 170 Comments

“I’m very happy with my decision. It means I can actually look forward to the Olympics now in a couple of years’ time.”

Roy Keane: I met Stephen Ireland's granny on flight to Cork today
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Roy Keane: I met Stephen Ireland's granny on flight to Cork today

Mar 27th 2014, 10:28 AM 26,456 Views 35 Comments

The Ireland assistant boss says Martin O’Neill isn’t closing the door on any player.

Adorable singing Caleb will get you up for the match
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Adorable singing Caleb will get you up for the match

Mar 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,619 Views 15 Comments

Even if you hate rugby, this will make you smile.

Luke Marshall released from Ireland camp to play for Ulster in Pro12
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Luke Marshall released from Ireland camp to play for Ulster in Pro12

Nov 21st 2013, 1:11 PM 5,158 Views 39 Comments

So, Gordon D’Arcy’s going to start against New Zealand then?

Do Irish rugby fans really need encouragement to cheer their country on?
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Do Irish rugby fans really need encouragement to cheer their country on?

Nov 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,519 Views 17 Comments

The IRFU have taken to playing music and anthems over the P.A system to drum up support.

The 6 winners and 8 losers from Joe Schmidt's squad announcement
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

The 6 winners and 8 losers from Joe Schmidt's squad announcement

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:30 PM 9,353 Views 8 Comments

The new coach’s tough decisions started today.

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