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#London Calling

# london-calling - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet his British counterpart in London today.

# london-calling - Monday 4 June, 2012

Minister to Londoners: Escape the Olympic madness and come to Ireland

Tourism Ireland and the Department of Transport, Sport and Tourism are urging Londoners to escape the Olympics and come to Ireland during the competition next month.

# london-calling - Friday 1 June, 2012

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Great Scott! 'Delighted' Evans qualifies for London 2012

Irish number one Scott Evans will compete in the men’s badminton singles in London this summer.

# london-calling - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Open thread: How do you see the Heineken Cup final faring out?

It’s the biggest ever inter-provincial game, we think you should have your say.

# london-calling - Friday 18 May, 2012

Heineken Cup preview: Twickenham braced for 'all-Ireland' final

Leinster and Ulster have reached the final by very different routes but the northern province are out to upset the odds.

# london-calling - Monday 30 April, 2012

From The42 Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish Showdown

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.

# london-calling - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The42 Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10 Blue Magic

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10

It came down to a TMO and an amazing rearguard action but the Blues held on to set up a final with Ulster.

# london-calling - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# london-calling - Thursday 26 April, 2012

I'm going to London, Ma! Kearney clinches Olympic judo spot

Lisa Kearney looks set to remain inside the Olympic qualification places which will be ratified on Tuesday.

# london-calling - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

With just 100 days to go until the 2012 Olympic Games, Irish athletes are on their marks

With a little over three months to go to the London games, we look at all the Irish qualifiers so far and who could still make the grade.

# london-calling - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Chelsea not playing for revenge, says Guardiola

An injury-time equaliser from Andres Iniesta denied the Blues a place in the 2009 final. No biggie, says Pep.

# london-calling - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Blue's still the colour for Zola as Chelsea job tempts Italian

Stamford Bridge legend admits he’d love to coach former Premier League club.

# london-calling - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

From The42 London calling as Tomás O'Leary agrees to join Exiles Exiled

London calling as Tomás O'Leary agrees to join Exiles

‘I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Munster and the Heineken Cup triumph in 2008 will always remain a highlight.’

# london-calling - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

O'Callaghan backing another 'special day' at Twickenham

“The tingles that you got from your first cap don’t change,” according to the veteran Munster man.

# london-calling - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

From The42 Wondering how many days are left until the Olympics start? These pictures might help London Calling This post contains images

# london-calling - Friday 24 February, 2012

Here's your Katie Taylor victory of the day...

Taylor beat Sandra Brugger of Switzerland in the AIBA World Women’s Championships Preparation Bout at the Royal Hotel in Bray tonight.

# london-calling - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Is this the man to sort out Chelsea's flagging season?

Stamford Bridge chiefs have told Roman Abramovich that Rafa Benitez should replace a damaged Andre Villas-Boas.

# london-calling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

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In pictures: President Higgins visits London's Olympic stadium

The president concluded his two-day visit to London on a positive note.

# london-calling - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

From The42 Watch: So, who's your money on... Katie Taylor or Paddy Barnes? Friendly Fire This post contains videos

Watch: So, who's your money on... Katie Taylor or Paddy Barnes?

Olympic medalist Barnes is not holding back as he takes on the country’s great hope for London. Intense.

# london-calling - Thursday 9 February, 2012

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President

During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.

# london-calling - Monday 6 February, 2012

Last chance saloon: IABA names squad for final Olympic boxing qualifier

Seven Irish fighters will travel to Trabzon, Turkey for the final men’s Olympic qualifier in April.

# london-calling - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Sprinter secures sponsorship deal despite eBay collapse

Olympic hopeful has finally found funding to fuel his dream of gold this summer.

# london-calling - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Taoiseach to meet Cameron over EU issues

Enda Kenny is meeting David Cameron today for the first time since Britian’s recent veto on changes to the EU treaty to discuss issues of ‘common interest’.

# london-calling - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

London, baby: Seaton and McGovern book their Olympic spot

Sailors Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games at the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Perth this morning.

# london-calling - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The42 Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June Good News

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June

OCI President Pat Hickey celebrates “the culmination of a dream” as Olympic officials confirm the torch’s visit to Ireland next summer.

# london-calling - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

On course: Annalise Murphy qualifies for London 2012

Ireland has another competitor to get behind at the Olympics as the 22-year-old is guaranteed a spot in the sailing event.

# london-calling - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay

James Ellington has taken an unusual approach to secure a sponsor ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games.

# london-calling - Friday 18 November, 2011

From The42 Heineken Cup cheat sheet: your guide to the weekend’s rugby action Briefing

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: your guide to the weekend’s rugby action

Here’s your cut-out and keep guide to what awaits the Irish provinces on another jam-packed weekend of Heineken Cup action.

# london-calling - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

From The42 Caption comp: win tickets to Leinster Heineken Cup game this weekend Tickets

Caption comp: win tickets to Leinster Heineken Cup game this weekend

Yawn! Give us your suggestion for this pic of Munster’s Paul O’Connell and Connacht’s John Muldoon.

# london-calling - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Back to the future: here's your Heineken Cup pool preview, part 3

The Road to London begins tomorrow, so here’s the third and final part of Whiff of Cordite’s tournament preview. How will Connacht fare in their debut season?

# london-calling - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Back to the future: here’s your Heineken Cup pool preview, part 2

Can Leinster make it two-in-row? How will Ulster fare in the “Pool of Death”? Read the second installment of Whiff of Cordite’s preview here.

# london-calling - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Back to the future: here's your Heineken Cup pool previews, part 1

The kick-off of this year’s Heineken Cup is a few days away. Here’s how we reckon pools 1 and 2 will go.

# london-calling - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

From The42 In video: Ireland's European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid London Calling This post contains videos

In video: Ireland's European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid

It starts here for all four Irish provinces as they prepare for the European Cup kick-off.

# london-calling - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Premier League Sunday: the key questions

Will have Arsenal have the answers to Spurs’ questions this afternoon in the North London derby?

# london-calling - Friday 30 September, 2011

From The42 WATCH: all the goals from White Hart Lane last night London Calling This post contains videos

WATCH: all the goals from White Hart Lane last night

Shamrock Rovers were reeled in by Spurs after a heady 10-minute period in which they led the Premier League heavyweights. Here’s what happened.

# london-calling - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Battle plan: how the Hoops can make life tough for Tottenham

Shamrock Rovers travel to White Hart Lane tomorrow night with an outside chance of causing a Europa League upset. We take a look at what Michael O’Neill’s men need to do.

# london-calling - Saturday 24 September, 2011

From The42 London calling for Heffernan and Boyce Olympics

London calling for Heffernan and Boyce

Walkers achieved the Olympic qualification standard in the 50km walk in Nuamburg, Germany earlier.

# london-calling - Friday 29 July, 2011

From The42 Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls London Calling This post contains images

Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls

With 12 months to go until the London Games, we look at some of the Irish athletes who could challenge for podium honours.

# london-calling - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Lisicki tops Bartoli to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

Lisicki is only the second wild-card entry to reach the women’s semi-finals at the All England club.