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#Launch

# launch - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

England to stage first event of controversial Saudi-backed golf Super League
# Launch
From The42
# Launch

England to stage first event of controversial Saudi-backed golf Super League

Mar 16th 2022, 5:47 PM 8,144 Views 13 Comments

Greg Norman is the Saudi-backed league’s commissioner.

# launch - Friday 1 October, 2021

Ireland's new home and away jerseys for 2021/22 campaign unveiled
# Launch
From The42
# Launch

Ireland's new home and away jerseys for 2021/22 campaign unveiled

Oct 1st 2021, 11:23 AM 11,272 Views 9 Comments

Released in men’s and women’s, the shirts will be worn for the first time this autumn.

# launch - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

United Rugby Championship to kick-off in September with South African sides
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

United Rugby Championship to kick-off in September with South African sides

Jun 15th 2021, 9:30 AM 18,329 Views 54 Comments

The 16-team competition will use one league table and have 18 regular-season rounds.

# launch - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board
# Blue Origin
# Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board

May 5th 2021, 10:50 PM 12,738 Views 36 Comments

One of the seats will be taken by the winner of an online auction.

# launch - Friday 28 August, 2020

'We accept this was an error' - Canterbury apologise over promotion of Ireland rugby jersey
# Holding Their Hands Up
From The42
# Holding Their Hands Up

'We accept this was an error' - Canterbury apologise over promotion of Ireland rugby jersey

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 12:42 PM 80,589 Views 61 Comments

The kit manufacturer say they are sorry for using a model and not players to launch the new Ireland women’s shirt.

# launch - Monday 13 July, 2020

Traveller Pride week to be launched today by new Senator Eileen Flynn
# Online Events
# Online Events

Traveller Pride week to be launched today by new Senator Eileen Flynn

Jul 13th 2020, 8:36 AM 48,678 Views 40 Comments

The two-week catalogue of events will begin today with a live streamed launch.

# launch - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings
# Galway 2020
# Galway 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings

Updated Feb 8th 2020, 11:03 AM 55,062 Views 18 Comments

The open-air ceremony has been deemed “unsafe to go ahead”, the organisers say.

# launch - Sunday 19 January, 2020

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
# Launch
# Launch

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Jan 19th 2020, 5:45 PM 23,868 Views 17 Comments

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

# launch - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Quiz: What on earth are these politicians up to?
# Out To Launch
# Out To Launch

Quiz: What on earth are these politicians up to?

Nov 30th 2019, 9:00 PM 20,094 Views 7 Comments

Novelty glasses, pumpkins and a giant film reel – ministers can be pictured doing some pretty ridiculous things.

# launch - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
# Capsule
# Capsule

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,069 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# launch - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Analysis: The Jacob Stockdale try that downed the All Blacks in Dublin
# Chip And Chase
From The42
# Chip And Chase

Analysis: The Jacob Stockdale try that downed the All Blacks in Dublin

Nov 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 74,122 Views 36 Comments

Ireland had employed the clever reverse play before under Joe Schmidt.

# launch - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'I'm not Donald Trump' - England boss Jones piles the pressure on Schmidt's Ireland
# FAKE NEWS
From The42
# FAKE NEWS

'I'm not Donald Trump' - England boss Jones piles the pressure on Schmidt's Ireland

Jan 25th 2018, 12:00 PM 33,407 Views 38 Comments

The Australian is taking an interesting slant on the upcoming Six Nations.

# launch - Monday 28 August, 2017

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan
# Missile
# Missile

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Aug 28th 2017, 10:23 PM 39,935 Views 103 Comments

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

# launch - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Ireland's white New Balance away kit has just been launched
# First Pictures
From The42
# First Pictures

Ireland's white New Balance away kit has just been launched

Aug 13th 2017, 9:04 PM 9,853 Views 21 Comments

The Boys in Green will wear the strip on their travels as they chase a spot at next year’s World Cup finals.

# launch - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin's new 'stationless' bike company has stalled its launch over council concerns
# Bleeperbikes
# Bleeperbikes

Dublin's new 'stationless' bike company has stalled its launch over council concerns

Jun 20th 2017, 10:00 AM 24,636 Views 48 Comments

The local authority warned the public that BleeperBike didn’t have its consent to operate.

# launch - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile
# Hostile Relations
# Hostile Relations

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

Apr 5th 2017, 7:24 AM 9,666 Views 17 Comments

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# launch - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Report finds people living in social housing change accents and falsify addresses to avoid stigma
# Clúid Housing
# Clúid Housing

Report finds people living in social housing change accents and falsify addresses to avoid stigma

Mar 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 17,101 Views 44 Comments

A new report assesses the scale and impact of stigma on social housing in Ireland.

# launch - Monday 20 February, 2017

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'
# Cough
# Cough

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Feb 20th 2017, 9:02 PM 22,234 Views 51 Comments

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

# launch - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017
# ICBM
# ICBM

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 10,140 Views 25 Comments

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# launch - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Here's what's going to be happening in Dublin to celebrate the New Year
# Nyf
# Nyf

Here's what's going to be happening in Dublin to celebrate the New Year

Dec 6th 2016, 10:33 AM 16,374 Views 14 Comments

The New Year’s Festival will run for three days at the end of the year.

# launch - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own
# Google Pixel
# Google Pixel

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own

Oct 4th 2016, 10:55 PM 26,974 Views 50 Comments

Google’s Pixel smartphone range, along with all sorts of other tech tidbits, launched in San Francisco today.

# launch - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Culture Night is back for its 11th year - and it just won't stop growing
# Night Out
# Night Out

Culture Night is back for its 11th year - and it just won't stop growing

Aug 10th 2016, 1:20 PM 21,621 Views 9 Comments

Despite funding cuts and stretched budgets, Ireland’s culture-makers are putting their all into the night.

# launch - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:07 AM 19,038 Views 36 Comments

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# launch - Monday 18 July, 2016

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,378 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# launch - Friday 17 June, 2016

Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI
# World Record
# World Record

Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI

Jun 17th 2016, 10:53 PM 14,827 Views 17 Comments

The four rowers are currently being looked after in Rosslare before they decide on their next move.

# launch - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Cash boost for the League of Ireland as FAI increase prize money by 50%
# Step In The Right Direction
From The42
# Step In The Right Direction

Cash boost for the League of Ireland as FAI increase prize money by 50%

Feb 24th 2016, 5:25 PM 5,392 Views 9 Comments

The welcome news was announced at the SSE Airtricity League launch in Dublin today.

# launch - Thursday 31 December, 2015

18 things that were true ten years ago
# 2006
From The Daily Edge
# 2006

18 things that were true ten years ago

Dec 31st 2015, 9:30 PM 14,366 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a decade since 2006 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# launch - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed
# Abortion
# Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

Sep 15th 2015, 12:47 PM 27,386 Views 152 Comments

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# launch - Friday 4 September, 2015

Penneys had a ridiculously swanky US launch last night
# Getting Notions
# Getting Notions

Penneys had a ridiculously swanky US launch last night

Sep 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,013 Views 29 Comments

Incredible hors-d’oeuvres and celebs as far as the eye could see – it’s a world away from the flagship store on Henry Street.

# launch - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

12 important things we learned from the TV3 programme launch
# Launch Time
From The Daily Edge
# Launch Time

12 important things we learned from the TV3 programme launch

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:35 PM 4,681 Views 1 Comment

Keith Barry, Vincent Browne and Twink’s dog – it was all happening.

# launch - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Samsung has announced two new high-end phones in its never-ending struggle to trump Apple
# Phone Wars
# Phone Wars

Samsung has announced two new high-end phones in its never-ending struggle to trump Apple

Aug 13th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,075 Views 38 Comments

You’ll only be able to get the new Galaxy S6 Edge+ in Europe though for the time being.

# launch - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Manhunt underway for escaped prisoner
# Investigation
# Investigation

Manhunt underway for escaped prisoner

Jul 15th 2015, 7:03 PM 22,231 Views 23 Comments

Two men escaped but one has been recaptured.

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th
# Social Democrats
# Social Democrats

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th

Jul 15th 2015, 11:35 AM 40,141 Views 159 Comments

The Social Democrats launched in Dublin today. Here’s what we know so far…

# launch - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know
# Eircode
# Eircode

Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2015, 7:29 PM 162,204 Views 177 Comments

You can find out your home’s unique identifier from this morning.

# launch - Monday 6 July, 2015

England's jersey for a World Cup on home soil comes with no frills
# Kit
From The42
# Kit

England's jersey for a World Cup on home soil comes with no frills

Jul 6th 2015, 11:04 AM 8,890 Views 10 Comments

The second strip is an eye-catching red.

# launch - Friday 13 March, 2015

Lucinda Creighton's new party is called Renua Ireland
# Unveiled
# Unveiled

Lucinda Creighton's new party is called Renua Ireland

Mar 13th 2015, 10:12 AM 73,708 Views 275 Comments

The announcement was made this morning.

# launch - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Joe Schmidt isn't buying into Ireland's status as Six Nations favourites
# Steady Hand
From The42
# Steady Hand

Joe Schmidt isn't buying into Ireland's status as Six Nations favourites

Jan 28th 2015, 4:34 PM 6,490 Views 14 Comments

The Kiwi head coach prefers to focus on elements that are ‘tangibly going to add value to what your performance is.’

# launch - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Jan 6th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,218 Views 12 Comments

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# launch - Friday 5 December, 2014

IRFU chief underlines importance of the GAA to 2023 World Cup bid
# Cross Border
From The42
# Cross Border

IRFU chief underlines importance of the GAA to 2023 World Cup bid

Dec 5th 2014, 1:29 PM 4,646 Views 18 Comments

It is likely that venues such as Croke Park, the Gaelic Grounds, Casement Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be part of the bid.

'This is something we can actually win; this is a bid to win' - Enda Kenny
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

'This is something we can actually win; this is a bid to win' - Enda Kenny

Dec 5th 2014, 11:07 AM 3,082 Views 10 Comments

There was an air of confidence as the IRFU’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup was launched in Armagh.

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