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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Netherlands

This month
September 2023
Analysis: If Kenny gets more time, he needs to go back to what he knows best
Ireland’s back three brought an initial fillip of success, but has now been worked out by opponents.
Kenny says he will see out Euros campaign as Ireland left hoping for a play-off
Dutch manager Ronald Koeman, meanwhile, had some praise for Ronald Koeman.
Ireland's qualifying dreams in ruins after Netherlands defeat
Ireland took an early lead but were beaten 2-1.
Ireland's qualifying dreams in ruins after Netherlands defeat
Ireland took an early lead but were beaten 2-1.
Doherty and McClean return for Netherlands showdown
Stephen Kenny’s side welcome the Dutch to Dublin tonight.
Dutch police deploy water cannons against climate activists blocking motorway in major protest
Many protesters had come equipped with umbrellas and donned bathing suits or waterproof coats in preparation for the police water cannons.
4 things Ireland must do to pull off 'performance of their lives' against Netherlands
Stephen Kenny and his players have acknowledged they must beat the Dutch tomorrow night to keep their qualification hopes alive.
Netherlands move into Euro slot with 3-0 victory over Greece
They face Ireland next at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
Last month
August 2023
Dutch climate campaigner leaves top EU Commission role to run for Prime Minister
Frans Timmermans is stepping down after 10 years in Brussels.
This year
World Cup holders USA rally to earn draw against Netherlands
Portugal defeated Vietnam 2-0 in the day’s other Group E fixture.
One person dies in ship fire off Netherlands that could ‘burn for days’
Rescue personnel received a call shortly after midnight (10pm Irish time) saying a fire had started on the Fremantle Highway.
Dutch government collapses over immigration row
The opposition Socialist Party called for elections in the autumn and said it would start campaigning in September.
Two dead as severe summer storm hits the Netherlands and Germany
Meteorologists issued a rare “code red” warning for millions of people in the Netherlands to stay indoors.
Croatia stun Netherlands with extra-time goals to reach Nations League final
Modric scored from the penalty spot to secure a place in Sunday’s decider against either Spain or Italy.
West Ham players climb hoardings as AZ supporters confront families after match
Pablo Fornals’ injury-time winner prompted a gang of black-shirted, hooded AZ ultras to attempt to storm into the seating area.
Emmanuel Macron insists France won't be US 'vassal' on Taiwan
Macron said France still backed the ‘status quo’ on Taiwan.
One killed and 30 injured after train derails in the Netherlands
The double decker train was travelling from Leiden to The Hague when it struck a crane.
Man City's Ake on the double as Netherlands overcome 10-man Gibraltar
Gibraltar and Netherlands are also in Ireland’s group for the Euro 2024 qualifiers.
Kenny sends his scouts to Paris as virus-hit Netherlands face France in Ireland's qualifying group
Ireland’s group gets underway tonight.
Philips cuts 6,000 more jobs after sleep device recall
The Amsterdam-based firm unveiled net losses of €1.605 billion last year, largely due to massive recall of faulty sleep respirators.
Uefa expand Nations League to include quarter-finals and promotion play-offs
Had the format been in play this year, Ireland would have had to play-off to preserve their League B status.
Dutch to ban unhealthy designer pets, with pugs among breeds that could be affected
The Dutch government will now work out a list of affected breeds and squish-faced pugs could be among those banned.
Dutch Ambassador: There has been a shift in how Ireland is discussing neutrality
Recently The Journal met with Dutch Ambassador Adriaan Palm and his country’s military attaché Lieutenant Colonel Richard Piso, to discuss Ireland and the Netherlands’ connections.
Last year
Daley Blind to leave Ajax six months before contract expires
The Dutch international has agreed to leave the club by mutual consent.
'A crime against humanity': Dutch PM apologises for 250 years of slavery
The apology comes almost 150 years after the end of slavery in the Netherlands’ overseas colonies
Argentina and Netherlands charged by Fifa over fiery player confrontations
Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz issued 18 yellows cards in total at the Lusail Stadium.
Cooney on Soccer: The Last Dance of Louis Van Gaal
We look back at how Argentina won the tactical battle over Louis Van Gaal.
Argentina hold nerve on penalties to see off Dutch in World Cup epic
Argentina blew a 2-0 lead with seven minutes of normal time remaining only to triumph on spot kicks.
Cody Gakpo admits he would consider Man Utd if club make January transfer move
The PSV Eindhoven attacker has lit up the World Cup with his dazzling displays for the Netherlands.
EU countries looking to persuade Irish navy to move contracts away from UK
Three Dutch naval vessels paid a courtesy visit to Cork harbour last weekend.
Agony for Ireland after narrow defeat to Netherlands in EuroBasket 2023 Qualifiers
Ireland were leading for the majority of the tie but lost out by 59-56.
Cody Gakpo rises to the occasion to help the Netherlands seize control of Group A
Davy Klaassen scored in the dying seconds as Louis van Gaal’s side beat Senegal 2-0.
A guide to Ireland's daunting Euro 2024 qualifier opponents
We take a closer look at Ireland’s qualifier opponents.
Amsterdam to house migrants on cruise ship moored in port
It is the second Dutch city to approve plans for putting up migrants on a cruise liner.
Six people killed after truck crashes into Netherlands barbecue
The accident happened around 6pm local time (5pm Irish time) yesterday.
Three Dutch soldiers shot outside hotel in Indianapolis, say police
At least one soldier was in critical condition following the incident.
'Some of our guys come from Brazil's favelas, which is just extraordinary stuff'
St Michael’s director of rugby, Andy Skehan, has been working with the Brazilian national team.
Dutch midfielder likely to miss World Cup with broken leg
Wijnaldum joined Roma earlier in August on a 12-month loan.
Netherlands declares official water shortage as extreme heat imperils Europe's crops
Fears are growing in Europe that extreme drought driven by climate change in the continent’s breadbasket nations will dent stable crop yields.
Huge boost for champions Netherlands as Miedema returns from Covid layoff for quarter-final
The Arsenal star is back in the Dutch squad in time for their last-eight clash with France.