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# Summer plans
Dates for Ireland's first Test matches against Japan since 2005 confirmed
Joe Schmidt’s side will face the Brave Blossoms in June 2017.
# plans
Gatland identifies target for second Lions attack coach but it's not Ben Ryan
There are ‘two or three’ France-based players in the squad selection mix at the moment.
# union vision
Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development
The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, explains the latest goings-on in the development pathway.
# plans for change
What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
Dublin City Council wants to know.
# Changes
The government is going to privatise the long-awaited rural broadband network
The decision was announced today by the minister for communications after it was agreed upon by cabinet.
# Vision
Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium
CEO Willie Ruane wants a concrete plan in place by the end of the summer.
# Adjustment
Watching House of Cards while on the go is now a more realistic possibility
The latest update to Netflix’s app allows you to control how much data is used when streaming shows.
# plans
UFC chief: Croke Park still on the agenda but no guarantee of a return to Ireland in 2016
“We’re heading towards a numbered event in this region.”
# Germany
Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin
They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.
# plans
Croke Park chiefs' plan to scrap U21 championship
And there’ll be a lot less replays in the championship, if proposals are passed.
# go compare
How does Virgin Mobile stack up against the other rival networks?
Another mobile provider has been added to the mix, but is there enough there to convince people to switch?
# A thousand welcomes
Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees
A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.
# Bum Deal
Alleged burglar got nabbed after 'butt-dialling' police
He rang them while talking to an accomplice about breaking into homes.
# hit the road
Wondering what to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country
A quick round-up of the long weekend’s best days out.
# game plan
Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup
Ireland showed some nice shape in attack against Scotland on Saturday.
# Clondalkin
Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy
Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.
# Threat
Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree
It is not thought to be terror related.
# Blueprint
AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they've unveiled plans for a new stadium
The 48,000-seater will have a retractable roof and is expected to cost around €300m.
# clonskeagh mosque
Protesters at planned anti-Islam event "welcome to come in for a cup of tea"
The protest is said to be taking place outside the mosque this Sunday.
# decisions decisions
What kind of smartphone plan should you go for?
So you know what phone you want, but what should you be thinking about when choosing a plan?
# Strategy
If Michael Noonan is going to get a bank debt deal this is how he says he'll do it
The Finance Minister has outlined his strategy for securing retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.
# Marvel
Marvel announced nine new superhero movies and everyone needs a lie down
Welcome to the next five years of your life.
# TechGuide
Why are 'unlimited' data plans not actually unlimited?
Two words: fair usage.
# plans
'The World Cup for me is a long way away' - Ireland captain O'Connell
The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.
# plans
Here's everything you need to know about the RDS redevelopment
Leinster’s home ground will see its capacity increased to 25,000 by 2017.
# bad planning
Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties
Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.
# Windows of Opportunity
Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff
The company will spend hundreds of millions of euro, employing over 200 construction workers.
# Haddington Road
INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought
The INMO says the savings are being sought – the HSE says this is incorrect.
# looking to 2050
"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan
The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.
# quarter life crisis
12 signs you are suffering a quarter-life crisis
Join the club.
# all you can eat
How to keep your mobile data limit under control
With apps becoming such a prominent feature of our day-to-day lives, it means we’re relying more and more on mobile data, but how do you reduce the amount used each month?
# La Liga
Real Madrid unveil plans for €400m Bernabeu revamp
Whatever Barcelona can do, their rivals can do better.
# too close to home
Homes within 50m of Eirgrid pylons will be considered for compensation
Sean Conlon TD said the Taoiseach told him last night the North South Interconnector would be reviewed by the independent panel.
HSE to present €666 million cuts plan today
Plans on how to spend €13 billion – and save €666 million – will be handed to Government officials today.
# I guess this is growing up
7 things all recent graduates know to be true
So you’ve got a degree. Now what?
# civic space
Council wants to know if you like their plan for Grafton Street
The whole area is to undergo a revamp and improvement – Dublin City Council have published their vision for it.
# pursuit of possibilities
7 people whose plans didn’t exactly work out
They tried, God love them. They tried.
# plotting
11 kids who put their dastardly plans in writing
Supervillain 101: Always describe your plan in detail.
# living space
New York City extols virtues of small apartments
Population of NYC is due to grow by 600,000 inhabitants by 2030 – and new ‘state-of-the-art’ but tiny apartments are deemed to be one way of easing the squash.
# Britain
Cameron's deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe
The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union.