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#Taking Stock

# taking-stock - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake
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Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake

Apr 5th 2022, 2:56 PM 11,793 Views 14 Comments

Musk will not be allowed to own more than 14.9% of Twitter’s outstanding stock as long as he’s a board member.

# taking-stock - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Not many expected my name to be on the Lions squad but that does not stop you being disappointed'
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'Not many expected my name to be on the Lions squad but that does not stop you being disappointed'

Jul 1st 2021, 7:13 PM 11,817 Views 4 Comments

Jacob Stockdale wants to prove his point in this month’s double header against Japan and the United States.

# taking-stock - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in
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'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in

Oct 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,150 Views 49 Comments

One thing is for sure, this government needs a win.

# taking-stock - Monday 24 February, 2020

Galway brilliance, new Dublin era, Meath misery - Division 1 mid-term report
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Galway brilliance, new Dublin era, Meath misery - Division 1 mid-term report

Feb 24th 2020, 7:30 PM 9,724 Views 2 Comments

We examine the fortunes of the eight top flight sides after the opening four games of the league campaign.

# taking-stock - Saturday 31 August, 2019

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?
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What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?

Aug 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,126 Views 31 Comments

The UK and the EU are running out of time, options and patience (you’d imagine).

# taking-stock - Thursday 22 August, 2019

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along
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The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:46 AM 28,015 Views 81 Comments

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have analysed data from over 800 years.

# taking-stock - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
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Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

May 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 21,248 Views 87 Comments

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# taking-stock - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history
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Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history

Mar 15th 2018, 9:01 AM 20,840 Views 25 Comments

The 21-year-old seems to be breaking records every weekend for Ireland.

# taking-stock - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'I don't think Jacob is near his potential. What we're seeing at the moment is exciting'
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'I don't think Jacob is near his potential. What we're seeing at the moment is exciting'

Mar 10th 2018, 8:00 AM 21,861 Views 13 Comments

21-year-old Jacob Stockdale has risen swiftly through the ranks to score eight tries in seven games for Ireland.

# taking-stock - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck
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Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 14,886 Views 15 Comments

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

# taking-stock - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings
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'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

Aug 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,665 Views 12 Comments

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

# taking-stock - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'We need consistency': Long delays by Tusla in dealing with abuse allegations, report says
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'We need consistency': Long delays by Tusla in dealing with abuse allegations, report says

Jul 18th 2017, 12:06 PM 7,296 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman was critical of Tusla’s procedures for dealing with abuse allegations.

# taking-stock - Monday 16 May, 2016

"Renua was branded as 'Fine Gael Lite' - we are a centralist party"
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"Renua was branded as 'Fine Gael Lite' - we are a centralist party"

May 16th 2016, 6:59 PM 17,835 Views 102 Comments

Lucinda Creighton has stepped down as the party leader. What’s next for the party?

# taking-stock - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Schmidt: 'We never felt we were drowning, but we were struggling to stay on the surface'
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Schmidt: 'We never felt we were drowning, but we were struggling to stay on the surface'

Mar 17th 2016, 5:01 PM 5,255 Views 4 Comments

The head coach made an early incision in the post-mortem of Ireland’s failed title defence.

# taking-stock - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'
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'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'

Oct 17th 2015, 7:15 AM 3,630 Views 5 Comments

Kilkenny star Paul Murphy hasn’t forgotten how Kilkenny were written off earlier in the year.

# taking-stock - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin
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Stephanie Roche is back home but it's not for long as talks with two English clubs begin

Jun 9th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,735 Views 32 Comments

The Irish international admits a move back closer to home is the preferred option having had her American dream crushed.

# taking-stock - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Report card: Analysing the game as boxing hangs up its gloves
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Report card: Analysing the game as boxing hangs up its gloves

Aug 6th 2011, 1:06 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

In this week’s column, we take a look at ‘the state of the game’ as boxing goes relatively quiet for the month of August.