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# queenstown - Friday 9 July, 2021

New Zealand: 11 injured in hot air balloon crash
# Queenstown
# Queenstown

New Zealand: 11 injured in hot air balloon crash

Jul 9th 2021, 8:47 AM 15,985 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place near Queenstown.

# queenstown - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Jet-boats, helicopters and bungees: The Lions' R&R in Queenstown
# Down Time
From The42
# Down Time

Jet-boats, helicopters and bungees: The Lions' R&R in Queenstown

Jul 4th 2017, 9:15 AM 11,047 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men are enjoying two days off in Queenstown ahead of the final Test.

# queenstown - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gatland looking to freshen up his Lions but maintain winning momentum
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Gatland looking to freshen up his Lions but maintain winning momentum

Jul 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 17,497 Views 11 Comments

The second Test victors will feel they’ve earned another starting shot in Auckland.

# queenstown - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'
# Mindset
From The42
# Mindset

SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'

Aug 19th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,210 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.

# queenstown - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls
# Sheer Brutality
From The42
# Sheer Brutality

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Jan 1st 2014, 10:42 AM 1,872 Views 6 Comments

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

# queenstown - Friday 22 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:46 AM 5,778 Views 1 Comment

Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.

In pictures: One of the Titanic's last letters to go on display at museum
# Titanic
# Titanic

In pictures: One of the Titanic's last letters to go on display at museum

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 4,067 Views 0 Comments

The letter was brought ashore to Cobh – then known as Queenstown – on the doomed ship’s last stop.

# queenstown - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown
# Dunkin'
From The42
# Dunkin'

Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown

Jun 19th 2012, 9:37 AM 5,103 Views 11 Comments

Donncha O’Callaghan braves icy cold waters and Les Kiss talks up the ongoing development of Conor Murray.

# queenstown - Friday 13 April, 2012

Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making
# Get Off That Ship
# Get Off That Ship

Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making

Apr 13th 2012, 12:22 PM 7,615 Views 7 Comments

Irish illustrator reveals his labour of love – a graphic novel that chronicles the experience of photographer Fr Frank Browne on board the doomed ship.

# queenstown - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago
# Poignant
# Poignant

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago

Apr 11th 2012, 7:37 PM 14,109 Views 19 Comments

Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.

The luckiest priest on the Titanic...
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

The luckiest priest on the Titanic...

Apr 11th 2012, 6:45 AM 7,475 Views 12 Comments

Fr Frank Browne left behind one of the most valuable photographic records of the first leg of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Luckily for him, his Jesuit superior ordered him off the boat at Cobh.

# queenstown - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.
# Titanic100
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic100

Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.

Apr 10th 2012, 11:03 AM 19,720 Views 43 Comments

Some Twitter users have had their #mindblown by news that there was a ship called Titanic and it did actually sink. And they are not the only ones…

# queenstown - Friday 9 March, 2012

The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank

Mar 9th 2012, 4:52 PM 16,970 Views 25 Comments

New images show how the exact break-up of the Titanic might now be understood – and whether the ship had a fatal design flaw.

# queenstown - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking

Jan 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 6,982 Views 5 Comments

National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.

# queenstown - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying
# Rubbish
From The42
# Rubbish

IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying

Nov 23rd 2011, 11:49 AM 4,598 Views 12 Comments

An anonymous English player has claimed that Ireland behaved “much worse” than he and his team-mates did on their infamous night out in Queenstown.

# queenstown - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

An RFU free bar kick-started England's infamous 'dwarfgate' night out
# Freebie
From The42
# Freebie

An RFU free bar kick-started England's infamous 'dwarfgate' night out

Nov 15th 2011, 3:07 PM 554 Views 0 Comments

Reports suggest that the RFU funded the English rugby team’s drinking before their ill-advised night out in Queenstown’s Altitude Bar.

# queenstown - Friday 11 November, 2011

England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans
# Bye Bye
From The42
# Bye Bye

England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans

Nov 11th 2011, 12:05 PM 353 Views 0 Comments

Chris Ashton and James Haskell were also landed with suspended fines for their inappropriate behaviour in New Zealand.

# queenstown - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

The Happy Camper: new austerity measures on the road
# Penny Pinching
From The42
# Penny Pinching

The Happy Camper: new austerity measures on the road

Oct 4th 2011, 12:27 PM 440 Views 2 Comments

“Men like Tom Crean and Roald Amundsen have looked into such tracts of the wild unknown and thought ‘onward.’ For us, this will be the southern limit of our lifetime.”

# queenstown - Saturday 1 October, 2011

In the saddle: no rest for the wicked
# Rough Ride
From The42
# Rough Ride

In the saddle: no rest for the wicked

Oct 1st 2011, 12:49 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

The Irish fans on the road to Dunedin are feeling the burn as their charity cycle winds down.

# queenstown - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

The Happy Camper: See the world in green and blue
# Rest Day
From The42
# Rest Day

The Happy Camper: See the world in green and blue

Sep 28th 2011, 1:59 PM 353 Views 0 Comments

The Happy Camper puffs out his cheeks in an exhausted exhale. His camera battery is dying, the memory is full and he has just been to Milford Sound, the place New Zealanders go to sight-see.

# queenstown - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

The Happy Camper: counting down the seconds to Sunday
# RWC2011
From The42
# RWC2011

The Happy Camper: counting down the seconds to Sunday

Sep 27th 2011, 1:06 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

Sean and company found their home away from home as they rolled up to the ski slopes of Queenstown.

# queenstown - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets
# On The Road
From The42
# On The Road

The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets

Sep 20th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,122 Views 4 Comments

In between witnessing historic Irish victories, and hob-nobbing with international rugby managers, our man in the van hits New Zealand’s adventure sports.

D'Arcy and O'Connell doubtful for Russia game
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

D'Arcy and O'Connell doubtful for Russia game

Sep 20th 2011, 10:31 AM 539 Views 2 Comments

Declan Kidney may rest the pair, in addition to several other key players, for Sunday’s game.

# queenstown - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Fergus McFadden's World Cup diary: week one
# Column
From The42
# Column

Fergus McFadden's World Cup diary: week one

Sep 13th 2011, 4:21 PM 1,693 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre writes from the squad’s base in Auckland for TheScore. It’s the only place you’ll find out which forward will have to tan his legs.

# queenstown - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Hugh Cahill’s New Zealand diary: Day 2
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Hugh Cahill’s New Zealand diary: Day 2

Sep 8th 2011, 12:57 PM 916 Views 1 Comment

Our man – like Ireland’s squad – has moved on from the picturesque Queenstown as we prepare for tomorrow’s big kick-off.

# queenstown - Monday 5 September, 2011

Delayed arrivals: D'Arcy and Healy join team-mates in New Zealand
# Touchdown
From The42
# Touchdown

Delayed arrivals: D'Arcy and Healy join team-mates in New Zealand

Sep 5th 2011, 9:34 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

Leinster duo jet in to complete Declan Kidney’s squad ahead of this weekend’s big kick-off.

# queenstown - Thursday 1 September, 2011

In pictures: BOD and the boys touch down in Queenstown
# Sing-Song
From The42
# Sing-Song

In pictures: BOD and the boys touch down in Queenstown

Sep 1st 2011, 11:53 AM 2,677 Views 7 Comments

The Irish rugby squad arrived in New Zealand this morning — and even belted out a little bit of Christy Moore for those who turned out to welcome them.