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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Irish Abroad

All time
# Deadline Day
Ireland international Burke loaned out to League One Gillingham in search of playing time
After 15 appearances and two goals for Preston, Graham Burke has gone on loan with the Gills.
# Irish Abroad
Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement
The new season in the US and Canada kicks off this weekend.
# Irish Abroad
Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage
The Ireland international scored Bristol’s equaliser on Friday as they booked their place in the fifth round.
# Irish Abroad
The contrasting fortunes of those making Preston the most Irish club in England
Andy Boyle and Kevin O’Connor are on their way out.
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Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise
The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.
# Australia
Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.
# Irish Abroad
Rounding up all of the Irish involvement in the third round of the FA Cup
There were almost 40 Irish players in action across the third round of English football’s revered competition.
# magic plane
3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019
Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?
# Big Apple
Irish-influenced New York to make mark on Major League Rugby in 2019
Paddy Ryan is one of a big contingent of Irish players involved in the club’s first season.
# Banged up abroad
Irish embassies provided help to 344 citizens arrested abroad during a busy 2018
Consular assistance was provided to Irish citizens in a range of circumstances this year.
# Irish Abroad
12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world
We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.
# Irish Abroad
Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup
Molloy moved to New Zealand in 2016 from Wexford Youths and currently plays for Team Wellington.
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'I couldn't be happier': Ireland goalkeeper O'Malley satisfied with FA Cup penalty heroics
Conor O’Malley saved three penalties against Bradford to book Peterborough’s place in the FA Cup third round.
# Irish Abroad
Shaun Williams scores late Millwall equaliser but injury concern as Ireland duo both limp off
Both Williams and Aiden O’Brien limped off injured during their side’s 1-1 draw with Bristol City.
# top of his game
Cork's Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for third time in four years
The 43-year-old served as a League of Ireland referee for 15 years but moved to the USA in 2014.
# zebo
'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'
Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.
# Irish Abroad
Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.
# Magpies
Ireland defender Ciaran Clark on target as Newcastle march on with third straight win
Matt Ritchie produced a contender for the worst miss of the season but the Magpies ran out 2-1 winners.
# Aran Islander
Inis Mór man Mullen returns to Ireland as a key part of the USA team
The 27-year-old tighthead prop moved to the States eight years ago.
# richie
Towell 'a little bit closer' to Ireland cap after being named in back-to-back provisional squads
Richie Towell made the last two provisional panels and has ambitions to make it all the way into Martin O’Neill’s final squad.
# Magic of the Cup
Promising Ireland U21 striker Curtis named man-of-the-match after FA Cup debut
Ronan Curtis put in a commanding display as Portsmouth eased past Maidenhead United 4-0 on Saturday.
# fresh start
Serie A's new star Steph Roche eyeing local derby for full return after 'whirlwind' year
The Ireland striker is dealing with a minor ankle injury but is ‘buzzing’ for Florentia to face Fiorentina.
# American Dream
'I have high hopes' - Departed Cork City star Beattie seals move to US club
The fan-favourite on Leeside has signed for USL League One side Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.
# Irish Abroad
Cork man Quill part of the 'Irish mafia' helping US rugby to new heights
The former Dolphin and Munster academy back row is a key part of the Eagles squad.
# Irish Abroad
Irish people up to the age of 35 will now be eligible for Australian working visa
The change will take effect from this week, allowing more Irish people the chance to get an Australian working visa.
# Irish Abroad
Zebo keeps scoring, a debut for Foley, and POC's Stade win again
Here’s how the Irish players and coaches based abroad did in recent days.
# Seanie Maguire
'He showed why he is such an important player for us' - Preston boss hails Sean Maguire after eight weeks out
Preston secured an impressive 4-0 victory on Saturday with Ireland duo Sean Maguire and Callum Robinson instrumental.
# texas forever
'I took the road less travelled when I came to America but this is where I belong'
Paul Caffrey never quite made it as a professional footballer but having taken a few risks he’s pretty happy with how everything turned out.
# Irish Abroad
Matt Doherty scores first Premier League goal as Ireland defender's strike sees off Crystal Palace
Wolves continue to impress in the Premier League, as they went six games unbeaten thanks to a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace.
# Irish Abroad
'Ross, Joey and Johnny were established and I couldn't really see things changing'
Cathal Marsh will be playing rugby in the US after signing for Rugby United New York.
# Split
Irish woman drowns in Croatia
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the woman’s family.
# Back in business
One month on from double wrist break McClean returns to action and provides assist for Stoke
The midfielder came on in the second half against Bolton for his first appearance since breaking his wrist in two places last month.
# High praise
Geordan Murphy hails 'world class' Ford as Leicester Tigers end Premiership losing streak
Leicester interim head coach Geordan Murphy praised George Ford after kicking the Tigers to a 19-15 win at home to Sale on Sunday.
# Irish Abroad
'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title
Denise O’Sullivan was an integral member of the NC Courage side which were crowned National Women’s Soccer League champions.
# Irish Abroad
Zebo scores, McCall's Sarries march on and Patterson dots down for Pirates
It was another busy weekend in England and French rugby for a raft of Irish-qualified players.
# Irish Abroad
Ex-Connacht men Leader and O'Toole called into USA Men's Selects squad
Former Trinity and Munster U20 playmaker Conor Kearns has also been included.
# Irish Abroad
Ex-Munster man Casey makes Top 14 debut as Zebo and Ryan score tries
Gareth Steenson has helped Exeter Chiefs to an excellent start to the new season.
# Irish Abroad
Strong start for Madigan and Bristol as Parata scores on Pirates debut
Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten helped Exeter to begin their season with a win.
# Goals Galore
Two of Preston's Irish contingent on target in the Championship
Alan Browne and Callum Robinson scored as their side were held 2-2 by Bolton.
# Irish Abroad
'I knew it was a place I wanted to come' - Ireland defender Andy Boyle seals loan move to Dundee
The former Dundalk centre back has fallen out of favour under Alex Neil at Preston.