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Last year
# Podcast
Why Raynal was right, magic McCloskey, and Emerging Ireland bolters
To give you a taste of The42′s rugby membership, we’re giving away today’s pod for free.
# All Blacks
'You can just see he has everything... His top-end speed is frightening'
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra asked how the All Blacks are shaping up for Ireland’s visit.
# rugby weekly extra
'I think he'll go to New Zealand and should get capped in one of the three Tests'
Leinster’s Ross Molony was brilliant in last weekend’s semi-final win over Toulouse.
# Dream Debut
'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'
Mack Hansen’s performance against Wales drew praise on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
All time
# Podcast
Rugby Weekly: Munster contracts, Connacht concern, Ireland's disaster
Gavan Casey, Bernard Jackman, and Murray Kinsella chat all things URC and Ireland Women.
# The42 Rugby Weekly
The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers
Bernard, Gavan, and Murray dug into the latest news on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
# Podcast
The Explainer: Why is John Delaney in the news so much right now?
In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at the reasons why the FAI’s John Delaney has been the focus of media attention of late.
Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds
The 52 year-old was found dead at his home last week.
Music promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds dies suddenly aged 52
The music promoter died suddenly at his home in Dublin this evening.
# Living in a box
Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment
If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California…
'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'
Parents are voicing their concerns over the Primary Online Education being rolled out in schools across the country.
# Database
Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30
The Department’s plans for a national database have come under fire.
# pps numbers
Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'
The information could be until the child is 30.
Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry
The incident has been described as ‘highly unusual’ by a local expert.
# Beached
Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach
The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.
# Chris Brown
Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig?
Three of Ireland’s main promoters have said it’s not them, so who is it? Brown was convicted of assaulting the singer Rihanna in 2009.
# Dublin
Three Dublin music venues close
Three popular music venues in Dublin have closed their doors this weekend.