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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Sri Lanka

All time
# Daily Telegraph
Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article
The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.
# Get Well Soon
Sri Lanka bowler in 'stable condition' in Dublin hospital after falling ill during Ireland game
Shaminda Eranga experienced heart discomfort during yesterday’s ODI in Malahide.
# latest
Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win
John Bracewell’s side are in action against Sri Lanka today.
# ivy park
Beyoncé's clothing range is made by 'sweatshop labourers paid 55c an hour'
Topshop says Ivy Park has a “rigorous ethical trading programme”.
# Sri Lanka
179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive
The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.
# vanity case
This man built his own vanity international airport...
And now it’s being used to store rice after airlines abandoned it in their droves.
# Belinda Pereira
Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin
Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.
# fish for dinner
Fish rainfall surprises residents of Sri Lankan village
It’s raining fish! Hallelujah, it’s raining fish…
# Howzat?
Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf
The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,
# Cricket
Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town
Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.
# Gambling
Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears
Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.
# deemed offensive
British woman to be deported from Sri Lanka for her Buddha tattoo
The majority Buddhist nation is highly sensitive to perceived insults to the religion.
Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games
There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.
Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin
The two one-day internationals will take place in May.
14 ways Rob the tiny squirrel won over the internet
We all need a little Rob in our lives.
# hot tea
Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea
Irish tea drinkers, note: the beverage can give you “an edge in the bedroom”, apparently.
# Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad
The move follows the beheading of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan nanny in Saudi Arabia.
# bloody rippa'
VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk
The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.
# reflections
Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms
Almost exactly 17 years since his debut, the 37-year-old is retiring from Test cricket.
# Deaths
Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.
# ICC World Twenty20
Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title
West Indies prove too strong for the hosts Sri Lanka.
# master blasters
World Twenty 20 Final: Flamboyant Windies aim to blast past tricky Sri Lankans
While the tournament hosts have fought tenaciously to reach the final, the West Indies’ flair has certainly won over the neutrals.
# After Hours
Sri Lankan police arrest women found socialising in hotel room of West Indies cricket stars
The incident comes a week after man broke into the room of two Australian cricketers and offered them sex.
# World T20
Explainer: everything you need to know about the World T20 cricket tournament
Worried that your limited knowledge of limited-overs cricket will be exposed? Here’s everything you need to know to get you through the next three weeks.
# World T20
Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield
Ireland’s cricketers are confident that they can beat anyone when the World T20 begins in Sri Lanka next week.
# Rumbled
Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond
The Chinese man swallowed the gem after asking the owner of a Sri Lankan stall if he could take a closer look.
# Indonesia
90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes
The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.
# Human Rights
Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty
In its annual report on the state of human rights in the world, the organisation also said that the UN Security Council had not shown the same courage as those who had participated in the Arab Spring.
# ICC World Twenty20
Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots
They remain on track for Twenty20 qualification after winning by 17 wickets in Dubai today.
# Sri Lanka
Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt
The man, who was 24 years of age, died after spending less than a day underground.
# Civil War
Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.
# Syria
Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria
A French photographer Remi Ochlik is also thought to have died in heavy shelling of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs.
# On the box
Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
Ireland face a crucial Euro 2012 qualifier, the Rabodirect Pro12 begins and the All-Ireland hurling final takes place all in the coming days.
# grease devil
"Grease Devils" blamed for night assaults
Panic has gripped rural Sri Lanka and two people were killed for being suspected ‘grease devils’ this week.
# On the box
Ireland's triangular series to go live online
Scottish Cricket have gotten behind the online concept, due to the lack of interest from terrestrial television stations.
# Sweatshops
Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour
A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.
# Showdown
Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize
Two sporting giants collide at Wankhede Stadium today when India take on Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup final.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Thursday
India book their place in the Cricket World Cup Final, the USPGA heads to Houston, and we sneak a peek at the weekly YouTube chart.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Wednesday
We reflect on a night at the Aviva, Fermanagh’s footballing turmoil continues, and freestyler Indi Cowie struts her stuff.