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#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Monday 15 July, 2019

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest
# Blue-ringed Octopus
# Blue-ringed Octopus

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest

Jul 15th 2019, 7:47 AM 70,170 Views 38 Comments

Venom from the blue-ringed octopus usually leads to paralysis and can even kill.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad
# Referendum
# Referendum

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad

Jul 10th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,479 Views 74 Comments

We’ve been promised a referendum on the issue later this year.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 2 June, 2019

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’
# World Cup Countdown
From The42
# World Cup Countdown

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Jun 2nd 2019, 9:30 PM 45,994 Views 8 Comments

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'

May 19th 2019, 10:00 AM 58,964 Views 29 Comments

30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'

May 16th 2019, 8:05 PM 30,926 Views 9 Comments

After Conán O’Donnell’s Super Rugby debut, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne wondered which other Irish players would thrive down south.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Monaghan defender helps Dundee United keep clean sheet to secure Scottish play-off advantage
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Monaghan defender helps Dundee United keep clean sheet to secure Scottish play-off advantage

May 14th 2019, 10:25 PM 5,859 Views 2 Comments

Former Ireland U21 international Mark Connolly featured as Dundee United overcame Inverness away from home.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'

May 12th 2019, 10:00 AM 40,446 Views 4 Comments

26-year-old Jerry Sexton has earned a contract in the Pro14 with the Southern Kings.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'We’ve got quality like Conor coming off the bench. He speaks for himself with his goal'
# CORK PRIDE
From The42
# CORK PRIDE

'We’ve got quality like Conor coming off the bench. He speaks for himself with his goal'

May 11th 2019, 4:16 PM 6,945 Views 4 Comments

Conor Hourihane and Jack Grealish were instrumental as Aston Villa came from behind to beat West Brom.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Louth native set to face Ireland after being named in Australia U20 squad
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Louth native set to face Ireland after being named in Australia U20 squad

May 7th 2019, 11:50 AM 7,337 Views 0 Comments

Michael McDonald helped his team to beat New Zealand last weekend.

# irish-abroad - Monday 6 May, 2019

'He played like it was a training session': Kildare 19-year-old praised after Premier League debut
# First Impression
From The42
# First Impression

'He played like it was a training session': Kildare 19-year-old praised after Premier League debut

May 6th 2019, 5:00 PM 34,103 Views 14 Comments

Ireland goalkeeper Mark Travers kept a debut clean sheet against Tottenham on Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Monday 29 April, 2019

'I'm 42, not 92. People think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong'
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

'I'm 42, not 92. People think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong'

Apr 29th 2019, 6:02 PM 11,020 Views 2 Comments

Mayo native Sinead Diver, who only took up running aged 32, finished 7th place at the London Marathon.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Ireland captain McCabe scores as Arsenal secure Women's Super League in front of record crowd
# O Captain My Captain
From The42
# O Captain My Captain

Ireland captain McCabe scores as Arsenal secure Women's Super League in front of record crowd

Apr 28th 2019, 4:36 PM 6,472 Views 3 Comments

Ireland duo Katie McCabe and Louise Quinn were crowned champions on Sunday at the AMEX Stadium.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Jerry Sexton, younger brother of Johnny, signs for the Pro14's Kings
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Jerry Sexton, younger brother of Johnny, signs for the Pro14's Kings

Apr 24th 2019, 1:24 PM 22,328 Views 21 Comments

The 26-year-old is currently captaining the Jersey Reds in the English Championship.

# irish-abroad - Monday 22 April, 2019

Ireland duo McGoldrick and Stevens run riot as Sheffield United edge closer towards Premier League promotion
# Didsy
From The42
# Didsy

Ireland duo McGoldrick and Stevens run riot as Sheffield United edge closer towards Premier League promotion

Apr 22nd 2019, 5:03 PM 7,535 Views 3 Comments

McGoldrick scored a brace while Enda Stevens was also on target in a 3-0 victory against Hull City.

Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins
# Easter Attacks
# Easter Attacks

Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins

Apr 22nd 2019, 3:18 PM 23,878 Views 30 Comments

No Irish citizens are believed to be among the dead or injured in yesterday’s fatal attacks.

# irish-abroad - Friday 19 April, 2019

'What he did today, not every player can do' - Ireland international Robinson stars with double for Preston
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

'What he did today, not every player can do' - Ireland international Robinson stars with double for Preston

Apr 19th 2019, 5:58 PM 10,550 Views 11 Comments

Callum Robinson scored twice against Ipswich while Richard Keogh was also on target for Derby.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland
# Junior Wallabies
From The42
# Junior Wallabies

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland

Apr 11th 2019, 12:45 PM 13,504 Views 7 Comments

Michael McDonald has been included in the Junior Wallabies squad for the Oceania Championships.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Ireland defender Matt Doherty breaks the deadlock at Wembley in FA Cup semi-final
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

Ireland defender Matt Doherty breaks the deadlock at Wembley in FA Cup semi-final

Apr 7th 2019, 4:56 PM 10,260 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old’s header broke the deadlock, before Wolves suffered a dramatic 3-2 defeat in extra-time.

'We're flying it at the moment': Ireland winger Horgan delighted with Edinburgh derby double
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'We're flying it at the moment': Ireland winger Horgan delighted with Edinburgh derby double

Apr 7th 2019, 4:05 PM 5,573 Views 5 Comments

Daryl Horgan scored twice against Hearts yesterday to win the Edinburgh derby for Hibernian.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Sheffield United leapfrog Leeds into second thanks to McGoldrick winner against Preston
# Didsy
From The42
# Didsy

Sheffield United leapfrog Leeds into second thanks to McGoldrick winner against Preston

Apr 6th 2019, 5:07 PM 5,378 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old continued his fine form after being named man-of-the-match in Ireland’s defeat of Georgia.

Daryl Horgan scores twice as Hibernian come from behind to shock Hearts in Edinburgh derby
# Double Delight
From The42
# Double Delight

Daryl Horgan scores twice as Hibernian come from behind to shock Hearts in Edinburgh derby

Apr 6th 2019, 2:58 PM 6,622 Views 7 Comments

The 26-year-old Galway native provided an impressive display at Tynecastle Park on Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Who is Anne-Marie Tomchak? The Irish woman who's just been named British Vogue's new Digital Director
# Boss
From The Daily Edge
# Boss

Who is Anne-Marie Tomchak? The Irish woman who's just been named British Vogue's new Digital Director

Mar 21st 2019, 6:07 PM 7,965 Views 1 Comment

The Longford native is about to make waves in Condé Nast.

5 Irish players earn starting berths for AFL openers this weekend
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

5 Irish players earn starting berths for AFL openers this weekend

Mar 21st 2019, 2:05 PM 15,258 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and Pearce Hanley of Mayo will be in opposition

# irish-abroad - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation
# Sydney
# Sydney

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation

Mar 14th 2019, 10:22 AM 29,203 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

McGoldrick scores 12th of the season for Sheffield United as Ireland internationals draw near
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

McGoldrick scores 12th of the season for Sheffield United as Ireland internationals draw near

Mar 12th 2019, 10:35 PM 4,865 Views 5 Comments

The 31-year-old was named in Mick McCarthy’s provisional squad to face Gibraltar and Georgia.

# irish-abroad - Monday 11 March, 2019

Former Munster back row earns new coaching role in France
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Former Munster back row earns new coaching role in France

Mar 11th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,763 Views 9 Comments

James Coughlan has been appointed to the role of Provence forwards coach.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win

Mar 10th 2019, 11:17 AM 17,188 Views 44 Comments

The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.

# irish-abroad - Monday 4 March, 2019

Keatley and Sexton grab tries, while Irish trio make Pro D2 team of the week
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Keatley and Sexton grab tries, while Irish trio make Pro D2 team of the week

Mar 4th 2019, 5:47 PM 15,339 Views 14 Comments

It was another busy weekend abroad for a raft of Irish-qualified players.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Matt Doherty: 'I'm playing in the Premier League every weekend. It's a dream come true'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Matt Doherty: 'I'm playing in the Premier League every weekend. It's a dream come true'

Feb 20th 2019, 10:48 PM 7,694 Views 10 Comments

The Dubliner has been enjoying a stand-out campaign at Molineux in his debut Premier League season.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'Pep came over and congratulated me': Carlow striker Amond earns praise from Guardiola
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

'Pep came over and congratulated me': Carlow striker Amond earns praise from Guardiola

Feb 17th 2019, 11:09 AM 11,300 Views 7 Comments

Padraig Amond continued his impressive record of scoring in every round of the FA Cup against Man City.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Carlow's Padraig Amond scores against Man City but Newport suffer FA Cup exit
# Carlow Rising
From The42
# Carlow Rising

Carlow's Padraig Amond scores against Man City but Newport suffer FA Cup exit

Feb 16th 2019, 7:29 PM 11,274 Views 8 Comments

Pep Guardiola’s men were 4-1 victors at Rondey Parade on Saturday with two late goals.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 9 February, 2019

McDowell in contention at Pebble Beach, while Mickelson and Spieth in five-way tie for lead
# California
From The42
# California

McDowell in contention at Pebble Beach, while Mickelson and Spieth in five-way tie for lead

Feb 9th 2019, 8:49 AM 3,361 Views 0 Comments

Phil Mickelson, Lucas Glover, Scott Langley, Paul Casey and Jordan Spieth are all 10 under heading into Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America

Feb 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 4,433 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll have world-title fights on Friday 15 March, while Michael Conlan returns to Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

# irish-abroad - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA

Feb 4th 2019, 11:18 AM 7,735 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Galway man moved to the States in 2015.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Ireland international Burke loaned out to League One Gillingham in search of playing time
# Deadline Day
From The42
# Deadline Day

Ireland international Burke loaned out to League One Gillingham in search of playing time

Jan 31st 2019, 4:48 PM 6,477 Views 12 Comments

After 15 appearances and two goals for Preston, Graham Burke has gone on loan with the Gills.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement

Jan 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 12,156 Views 7 Comments

The new season in the US and Canada kicks off this weekend.

# irish-abroad - Friday 25 January, 2019

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage

Jan 25th 2019, 10:17 PM 6,978 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international scored Bristol’s equaliser on Friday as they booked their place in the fifth round.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 19 January, 2019

The contrasting fortunes of those making Preston the most Irish club in England
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

The contrasting fortunes of those making Preston the most Irish club in England

Jan 19th 2019, 7:15 AM 8,031 Views 2 Comments

Andy Boyle and Kevin O’Connor are on their way out.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,516 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

Jan 8th 2019, 7:11 AM 30,917 Views 0 Comments

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.