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# rds - Saturday 1 February, 2014

'You can walk, run or dance your way to the finish line' - Electric Run set for Dublin
# Fun Run
From The42
# Fun Run

'You can walk, run or dance your way to the finish line' - Electric Run set for Dublin

Feb 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 20,300 Views 22 Comments

On 22 March, the RDS will welcome the unique 5k event which is the first of its kind in Europe.

# rds - Saturday 25 January, 2014

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’
# Reform Conference
# Reform Conference

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’

Jan 25th 2014, 9:10 PM 24,114 Views 95 Comments

The turnout was good, the ideas were flowing and the organisers appeared delighted with themselves. But what chance a political party?

'I'm here to see if reform is actually achievable' (videos)
# Reform Conference
# Reform Conference

'I'm here to see if reform is actually achievable' (videos)

Jan 25th 2014, 12:38 PM 5,786 Views 22 Comments

We asked four people why they’re at the Reform Conference in Dublin today. Here’s what they told us…

# rds - Friday 17 January, 2014

Here's why the Ospreys were reduced to 14 men against Leinster
# Footwork
From The42
# Footwork

Here's why the Ospreys were reduced to 14 men against Leinster

Jan 17th 2014, 9:04 PM 18,706 Views 33 Comments

A red card made this evening’s task much more straight forward for Matt O’Connor’s men.

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 1,732 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 8,669 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 15,195 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 12,127 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 12,075 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 20,362 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 18,006 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 2,122 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 1,600 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 2,919 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 6,883 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 2,603 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 1,995 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 2,492 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 6,064 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 1,882 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 6,278 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 19,491 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 2,748 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 2,172 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 2,989 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 2,456 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 12,665 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 2,631 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 6,827 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 2,501 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 2,639 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 2,169 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 3,920 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 2,304 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 1,209 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 2,503 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 20,403 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 3,923 Views 16 Comments

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