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Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article
# Daily Telegraph
# Daily Telegraph

Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article

Sep 8th 2017, 9:16 AM 22,233 Views 50 Comments

The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.

Sri Lanka bowler in 'stable condition' in Dublin hospital after falling ill during Ireland game
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Sri Lanka bowler in 'stable condition' in Dublin hospital after falling ill during Ireland game

Jun 19th 2016, 4:50 PM 4,788 Views 0 Comments

Shaminda Eranga experienced heart discomfort during yesterday’s ODI in Malahide.

Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win

Jun 16th 2016, 4:30 PM 5,316 Views 3 Comments

John Bracewell’s side are in action against Sri Lanka today.

Beyoncé's clothing range is made by 'sweatshop labourers paid 55c an hour'
# Ivy Park
# Ivy Park

Beyoncé's clothing range is made by 'sweatshop labourers paid 55c an hour'

May 15th 2016, 12:27 PM 43,257 Views 80 Comments

Topshop says Ivy Park has a “rigorous ethical trading programme”.

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

Mar 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 18,877 Views 11 Comments

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.

This man built his own vanity international airport...
# Vanity Case
# Vanity Case

This man built his own vanity international airport...

Sep 6th 2015, 5:00 PM 31,478 Views 8 Comments

And now it’s being used to store rice after airlines abandoned it in their droves.

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin
# Belinda Pereira
# Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Dec 28th 2014, 8:21 PM 23,659 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

Fish rainfall surprises residents of Sri Lankan village
# Fish For Dinner
From The Daily Edge
# Fish For Dinner

Fish rainfall surprises residents of Sri Lankan village

May 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,929 Views 34 Comments

It’s raining fish! Hallelujah, it’s raining fish…

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

May 6th 2014, 6:53 PM 2,152 Views 2 Comments

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town

May 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,234 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.

Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears
# Gambling
# Gambling

Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears

Apr 26th 2014, 5:05 PM 9,203 Views 14 Comments

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.

British woman to be deported from Sri Lanka for her Buddha tattoo
# Deemed Offensive
# Deemed Offensive

British woman to be deported from Sri Lanka for her Buddha tattoo

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:22 PM 23,240 Views 52 Comments

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
# ODI
From The42
# ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:49 AM 1,391 Views 0 Comments

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin
# ODI
From The42
# ODI

Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2014, 3:38 PM 1,798 Views 4 Comments

The two one-day internationals will take place in May.

14 ways Rob the tiny squirrel won over the internet From The Daily Edge

14 ways Rob the tiny squirrel won over the internet

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 21,335 Views 17 Comments

We all need a little Rob in our lives.

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea
# Hot Tea
# Hot Tea

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea

May 19th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,669 Views 6 Comments

Irish tea drinkers, note: the beverage can give you “an edge in the bedroom”, apparently.

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad

Jan 25th 2013, 11:32 AM 10,634 Views 44 Comments

The move follows the beheading of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan nanny in Saudi Arabia.

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk
# Bloody Rippa'
From The42
# Bloody Rippa'

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk

Jan 13th 2013, 5:25 PM 3,513 Views 4 Comments

The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms

Nov 29th 2012, 1:31 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Almost exactly 17 years since his debut, the 37-year-old is retiring from Test cricket.

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
# Deaths
# Deaths

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

Nov 10th 2012, 10:50 AM 3,012 Views 0 Comments

The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.

Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title
# ICC World Twenty20
From The42
# ICC World Twenty20

Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title

Oct 7th 2012, 6:30 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

West Indies prove too strong for the hosts Sri Lanka.

World Twenty 20 Final: Flamboyant Windies aim to blast past tricky Sri Lankans
# Master Blasters
From The42
# Master Blasters

World Twenty 20 Final: Flamboyant Windies aim to blast past tricky Sri Lankans

Oct 7th 2012, 8:50 AM 755 Views 0 Comments

While the tournament hosts have fought tenaciously to reach the final, the West Indies’ flair has certainly won over the neutrals.

Sri Lankan police arrest women found socialising in hotel room of West Indies cricket stars
# After Hours
From The42
# After Hours

Sri Lankan police arrest women found socialising in hotel room of West Indies cricket stars

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:24 AM 1,977 Views 0 Comments

The incident comes a week after man broke into the room of two Australian cricketers and offered them sex.

Explainer: everything you need to know about the World T20 cricket tournament
# World T20
From The42
# World T20

Explainer: everything you need to know about the World T20 cricket tournament

Sep 18th 2012, 2:12 PM 628 Views 1 Comment

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.

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield
# World T20
From The42
# World T20

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield

Sep 12th 2012, 5:52 PM 558 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s cricketers are confident that they can beat anyone when the World T20 begins in Sri Lanka next week.

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond
# Rumbled
From The Daily Edge
# Rumbled

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond

Sep 6th 2012, 8:57 AM 7,926 Views 30 Comments

The Chinese man swallowed the gem after asking the owner of a Sri Lankan stall if he could take a closer look.

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

Jun 21st 2012, 5:30 PM 3,545 Views 2 Comments

The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty

May 24th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,474 Views 6 Comments

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.

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots
# ICC World Twenty20
From The42
# ICC World Twenty20

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots

Mar 18th 2012, 7:34 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

They remain on track for Twenty20 qualification after winning by 17 wickets in Dubai today.

Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt

Mar 5th 2012, 2:42 PM 13,669 Views 35 Comments

The man, who was 24 years of age, died after spending less than a day underground.

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
# Civil War
# Civil War

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

Feb 27th 2012, 11:34 AM 946 Views 4 Comments

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:45 PM 7,348 Views 21 Comments

A French photographer Remi Ochlik is also thought to have died in heavy shelling of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs.

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Sep 2nd 2011, 2:08 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

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 Devils" blamed for night assaults
# Grease Devil
# Grease Devil

"Grease Devils" blamed for night assaults

Aug 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 723 Views 3 Comments

Panic has gripped rural Sri Lanka and two people were killed for being suspected ‘grease devils’ this week.

Ireland's triangular series to go live online
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Ireland's triangular series to go live online

Jul 8th 2011, 11:55 AM 200 Views 0 Comments

Scottish Cricket have gotten behind the online concept, due to the lack of interest from terrestrial television stations.

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour
# Sweatshops
# Sweatshops

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour

May 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 156,504 Views 10 Comments

A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.

Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize

Apr 2nd 2011, 8:30 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

Two sporting giants collide at Wankhede Stadium today when India take on Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup final.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Mar 31st 2011, 8:10 AM 162 Views 0 Comments

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.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 2:53 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

We reflect on a night at the Aviva, Fermanagh’s footballing turmoil continues, and freestyler Indi Cowie struts her stuff.