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# rds - Friday 17 January, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, Heineken Cup From The42
Live Jan 17th 2014, 7:24 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, Heineken Cup

Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen
# Old Foes
From The42
# Old Foes

Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen

Jan 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 1,722 Views 1 Comment

The second-row is delighted that his side have their Pool 1 destiny in their hands going into the final round of fixtures.

# rds - Saturday 11 January, 2014

A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops

Jan 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,665 Views 10 Comments

A ‘directed eyedropper’ was invented by Limerick students Shannon Naughton, Sarah O’Grady and Aoife Larkin.

# rds - Friday 10 January, 2014

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis

Jan 10th 2014, 4:30 PM 15,180 Views 9 Comments

Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Jan 10th 2014, 11:47 AM 12,109 Views 63 Comments

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

# rds - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*

Jan 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 12,067 Views 20 Comments

*sometimes, it breaks into two – but it’s usually three, as these students found out.

Are redheads more flexible than other people?
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Are redheads more flexible than other people?

Jan 9th 2014, 3:54 PM 20,311 Views 39 Comments

A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…

# rds - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month
# The RA
# The RA

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month

Jan 5th 2014, 7:54 PM 18,002 Views 124 Comments

The alliance consists of five Fine Gael TDs and two senators, most of whom lost the party whip over their vote against abortion legislation last July.

# rds - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe

Dec 29th 2013, 1:57 PM 2,119 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwi felt compelled to slam his players for the second week running.

# rds - Saturday 28 December, 2013

'Below par' Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

'Below par' Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note

Dec 28th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,589 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Matt O’Connor believes last season’s RDS loss to Ulster will have no bearing on today’s game.

# rds - Friday 27 December, 2013

Leinster's Zane Kirchner on disappearing dreadlocks and toppling Ulster
# Interpro
From The42
# Interpro

Leinster's Zane Kirchner on disappearing dreadlocks and toppling Ulster

Dec 27th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,908 Views 2 Comments

The versatile South African back feels a win over Mark Anscombe’s men should get his team’s season on track.

# rds - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'Truly fantastic day' for Mike McCarthy as he's given job at burrito bar
# Cheat Day
From The42
# Cheat Day

'Truly fantastic day' for Mike McCarthy as he's given job at burrito bar

Dec 12th 2013, 4:46 PM 6,880 Views 5 Comments

Something to fall back on if the whole international second row thing doesn’t work out.

# rds - Friday 25 October, 2013

Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them'
# Shaggy
From The42
# Shaggy

Shane Horgan: 'If Leinster are not on their game, Connacht will expose them'

Oct 25th 2013, 3:06 PM 2,587 Views 9 Comments

The former Blues winger is wary of complacency setting in after two hard-fought Heineken Cup victories.

# rds - Monday 21 October, 2013

Another win, and O'Connor promises further improvement from Leinster
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Another win, and O'Connor promises further improvement from Leinster

Oct 21st 2013, 12:40 PM 1,992 Views 2 Comments

When the smoke clears after two rounds of the Heineken Cup, the Australian should be happy with his lot.

# rds - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation -- Kearney
# Horses For Courses
From The42
# Horses For Courses

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation -- Kearney

Oct 16th 2013, 3:01 PM 2,482 Views 3 Comments

Matt O’Connor has a selection dilemma on his hands, and the RDS may not like his solution.

# rds - Friday 11 October, 2013

Pro-Life Campaign moves conference to RDS because of 'exceptional demand'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-Life Campaign moves conference to RDS because of 'exceptional demand'

Oct 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,061 Views 110 Comments

The group expects more than 400 people to attend the event this weekend.

# rds - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes
# Blindsided
From The42
# Blindsided

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

Sep 28th 2013, 11:44 AM 1,871 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.

# rds - Saturday 14 September, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, RaboDirect PRO12 From The42
Live Sep 14th 2013, 8:05 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, RaboDirect PRO12

# rds - Friday 13 September, 2013

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Sep 13th 2013, 7:10 AM 6,268 Views 48 Comments

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

# rds - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show
# RDS
# RDS

19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show

Aug 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,458 Views 14 Comments

The sun was out and so were the horses at the RDS in Dublin today.

# rds - Monday 17 June, 2013

Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi... who won the weekend?
# Handbags
From The Daily Edge
# Handbags

Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi... who won the weekend?

Jun 17th 2013, 4:37 PM 2,739 Views 12 Comments

We have devised a rock ‘n’ roll battle to determine the victor.

# rds - Monday 27 May, 2013

Despite defeat, Ulster are now the equal of Leinster - Anscombe
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Despite defeat, Ulster are now the equal of Leinster - Anscombe

May 27th 2013, 12:02 PM 2,169 Views 21 Comments

The Ulster coach did his best to avoid criticising the referee, but failed in the end.

# rds - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Reaction: Leinster dig deep to banish Pro12 hoodoo
# At Last
From The42
# At Last

Reaction: Leinster dig deep to banish Pro12 hoodoo

May 25th 2013, 7:36 PM 2,980 Views 18 Comments

Joe Schmidt hailed his side’s ‘in the zone’ defence as he claimed the only trophy that had eluded him at Leinster.

# rds - Friday 24 May, 2013

Cramming for summer exams can wait as O'Driscoll lines up Ulster
# Grand Final
From The42
# Grand Final

Cramming for summer exams can wait as O'Driscoll lines up Ulster

May 24th 2013, 7:05 AM 2,451 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster centre has highlighted Nick Williams, Jared Payne and Tommy Bowe as the main threats to his team.

# rds - Thursday 23 May, 2013

BOD: ‘I’ve signed for 1 more year and, as far as I’m concerned, that will be that’
# No World Cup
From The42
# No World Cup

BOD: ‘I’ve signed for 1 more year and, as far as I’m concerned, that will be that’

May 23rd 2013, 3:00 PM 12,653 Views 25 Comments

Leinster centre O’Driscoll has recovered from a back spasm and will feature against Ulster.

# rds - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Partying not an option for Kearney until Leinster show Ulster who's boss
# Full Flight
From The42
# Full Flight

Partying not an option for Kearney until Leinster show Ulster who's boss

May 22nd 2013, 1:05 PM 2,627 Views 2 Comments

“No disrespect to Stade Francais,” said the fullback, “but you’re not going to score first-phase tries against Ulster.”

‘Watch this space’ for O’Brien in Pro12 Final after miracle injury recovery
# Pro12 Grand Final
From The42
# Pro12 Grand Final

‘Watch this space’ for O’Brien in Pro12 Final after miracle injury recovery

May 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,817 Views 14 Comments

Lions forwards coach Graham Rowntree says the back-row’s participation in the Pro12 Final is up to the player and Leinster.

# rds - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video
# Grand Final
From The42
# Grand Final

Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video

May 21st 2013, 9:10 AM 2,497 Views 9 Comments

If this doesn’t get you Ulster fans charged up for Saturday’s clash with Leinster, nothing will.

# rds - Monday 20 May, 2013

Back row blow: Sean O'Brien ruled out of Pro12 final clash with Ulster
# Tank Immobiliser
From The42
# Tank Immobiliser

Back row blow: Sean O'Brien ruled out of Pro12 final clash with Ulster

May 20th 2013, 3:10 PM 2,622 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland revealed that the openside’s knee is badly bruised, but Brian O’Driscoll is set to return this week.

# rds - Sunday 19 May, 2013

'Ulster have done a job on us twice already this season. They are favourites'
# Grand Final
From The42
# Grand Final

'Ulster have done a job on us twice already this season. They are favourites'

May 19th 2013, 5:06 PM 2,162 Views 5 Comments

Flanker Shane Jennings tells TheScore.ie that there is no room for sentiment in Leinster dressing room.

# rds - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Sergio Parisse: Heaslip’s praise means nothing to me come kick-off
# Nuff Respect
From The42
# Nuff Respect

Sergio Parisse: Heaslip’s praise means nothing to me come kick-off

May 16th 2013, 9:00 PM 3,910 Views 3 Comments

The Stade Francais captain described Heaslip and Sean O’Brien as two of the world’s best back-rows.

# rds - Monday 13 May, 2013

Ulster have home dressing room option for Pro12 Final at Leinster's RDS
# Grand Final
From The42
# Grand Final

Ulster have home dressing room option for Pro12 Final at Leinster's RDS

May 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,297 Views 1 Comment

Mark Anscombe’s men could turf the Blues into the ‘Away’ shed on 25 May.

# rds - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Anscombe plans another blitzkrieg start for Pro12 final showdown
# Winning Feeling
From The42
# Winning Feeling

Anscombe plans another blitzkrieg start for Pro12 final showdown

May 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,205 Views 1 Comment

Ulster dominated Scarlets physically for 50 minutes but ensured a nervy ending as their intensity levels dipped.

# rds - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Gordon D'Arcy: We hope to send Joe Schmidt on his way with a couple of trophies
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Gordon D'Arcy: We hope to send Joe Schmidt on his way with a couple of trophies

May 9th 2013, 2:04 PM 2,499 Views 7 Comments

There was a further boost for Leinster as Dave Kearney should be fit for the Amlin Challenge Cup Final.

# rds - Friday 3 May, 2013

Munster did a good piece of business there - Schmidt on hat-trick hero Conway
# We'll Miss You
From The42
# We'll Miss You

Munster did a good piece of business there - Schmidt on hat-trick hero Conway

May 3rd 2013, 10:39 PM 20,389 Views 55 Comments

The Leinster winger raced in a hat-trick in his team’s 37-19 win. A tantalising wing combination with Simon Zebo looms in 2013/14.

# rds - Sunday 28 April, 2013

'Savage' Heaslip back in Lions contention with vintage effort
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

'Savage' Heaslip back in Lions contention with vintage effort

Apr 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,911 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland captain and wine connoisseur had Biarritz reeling at the RDS.

# rds - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Reaction: Double dream alive for Leinster after 5-try rout
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Reaction: Double dream alive for Leinster after 5-try rout

Apr 27th 2013, 7:52 PM 3,494 Views 18 Comments

Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy will have surely impressed watching Lions coaches Rowntree and Jenkins.

# rds - Friday 26 April, 2013

Government will not get away with 'broken promises' - Micheál Martin
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Government will not get away with 'broken promises' - Micheál Martin

Apr 26th 2013, 7:21 PM 4,529 Views 69 Comments

Delivering his opening address at the party’s Árd Fheis, he said “reconnecting with the people” would take longer “than we have had”.

Sexton starts at 10 for Leinster, Madigan partners O'Driscoll
# Best Of Both Worlds
From The42
# Best Of Both Worlds

Sexton starts at 10 for Leinster, Madigan partners O'Driscoll

Apr 26th 2013, 12:34 PM 3,061 Views 7 Comments

Jamie Heaslip and Kevin McLaughlin get starts against Biarritz but Gordon D’Arcy and Sean O’Brien are out.

Fianna Fáil to debate its pro-life stance as Ard Fheis gets under way
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil to debate its pro-life stance as Ard Fheis gets under way

Apr 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,774 Views 70 Comments

The party is to debate motions which include reforming the way a party leader is elected and the circumstances under which it would go into coalition government.