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Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today

Mar 1st 2014, 9:20 AM 9,024 Views 73 Comments

Day two of the party’s annual gathering is getting under way at the RDS in Dublin today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter to speak at a session on transparency and accountability.

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Feb 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,159 Views 63 Comments

Legalising cannabis, supporting same-sex marriage and talking justice, transparency and accountability with Alan Shatter – it’s all happening at the RDS this weekend.

Jordi Murphy hoping to emulate Lansdowne teammate Moore with Ireland cap
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Jordi Murphy hoping to emulate Lansdowne teammate Moore with Ireland cap

Feb 14th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,986 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster No. 8 has been heavily involved in Ireland’s training camp in recent weeks.

'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 20,313 Views 22 Comments

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

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 24,126 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 5,797 Views 22 Comments

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

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 18,719 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 1,737 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.

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 8,676 Views 10 Comments

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

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 15,211 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 12,145 Views 63 Comments

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

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 12,089 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 20,412 Views 39 Comments

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

‘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 18,020 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.

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 2,130 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 1,605 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,928 Views 2 Comments

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

'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 6,894 Views 5 Comments

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

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 2,610 Views 9 Comments

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

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 2,002 Views 2 Comments

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

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 2,499 Views 3 Comments

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

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 6,080 Views 110 Comments

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

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 1,892 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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 6,290 Views 48 Comments

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

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 19,531 Views 14 Comments

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

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 2,761 Views 12 Comments

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

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 2,182 Views 21 Comments

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

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 3,004 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.

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 2,463 Views 0 Comments

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

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 12,674 Views 25 Comments

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

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 2,639 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 6,839 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.

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 2,511 Views 9 Comments

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

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 2,653 Views 2 Comments

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

'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 2,180 Views 5 Comments

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

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 3,931 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,314 Views 1 Comment

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

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 1,216 Views 1 Comment

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