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#plans

# plans - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

URC plans to bring rugby to Qatar after signing new partnership
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

URC plans to bring rugby to Qatar after signing new partnership

Sep 6th 2022, 12:20 PM 19,964 Views 42 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi says the URC hopes to be part of Qatar’s progress.

# plans - Monday 29 August, 2022

Education minister defends plans to move Leaving Cert English and Irish Paper One to fifth year
# Changes
# Changes

Education minister defends plans to move Leaving Cert English and Irish Paper One to fifth year

Aug 29th 2022, 12:16 PM 23,723 Views 8 Comments

Internal documents have shown the State Examinations Commission expressed concern about the reformed timeline for the senior cycle exams.

# plans - Saturday 27 August, 2022

Potential new Euros format means it could be 'virtually impossible' for Ireland to qualify
# Future Focus
From The42
# Future Focus

Potential new Euros format means it could be 'virtually impossible' for Ireland to qualify

Aug 27th 2022, 9:00 AM 7,399 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw calls on Uefa to rethink the change, which she fears will be ‘detrimental to the game’s development’.

# plans - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Rory McIlroy to miss this year's Irish Open
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Rory McIlroy to miss this year's Irish Open

Updated May 26th 2022, 3:00 PM 34,292 Views 30 Comments

The Ulsterman finished eighth at last week’s PGA Championship in Southern Hills.

# plans - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Poll: Have you made any plans for the long Bank Holiday weekend?
# Plans
# Plans

Poll: Have you made any plans for the long Bank Holiday weekend?

Mar 13th 2022, 10:59 AM 28,369 Views 32 Comments

Many people are looking forward to four days off next week.

# plans - Friday 29 October, 2021

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan
# Big Picture
From The42
# Big Picture

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan

Oct 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,743 Views 37 Comments

The 2023 World Cup is looming into view as Ireland get set for an intriguing autumn series.

# plans - Monday 18 October, 2021

Van Graan hints that Conor Murray may be given a run-out next weekend
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Van Graan hints that Conor Murray may be given a run-out next weekend

Oct 18th 2021, 7:43 AM 8,432 Views 2 Comments

Lions scrum-half has not played for Munster so far this season.

# plans - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Provinces set to continue in Rainbow Cup without South African sides
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Provinces set to continue in Rainbow Cup without South African sides

Apr 20th 2021, 12:14 PM 24,604 Views 27 Comments

The Stormers, Lions, Bulls, and Sharks are set to pull out of the competition.

# plans - Monday 12 April, 2021

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS
# Proposal
From The42
# Proposal

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS

Apr 12th 2021, 12:36 PM 17,949 Views 18 Comments

The capacity for this proof of concept match will be capped at 2,000 supporters.

Rainbow Cup to start this month with final call on South African sides to come
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Rainbow Cup to start this month with final call on South African sides to come

Apr 12th 2021, 10:57 AM 11,336 Views 5 Comments

The three rounds of derby games will go ahead as planned.

# plans - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Shops to be allowed sell children's shoes in store, by appointment only
# In Store
# In Store

Shops to be allowed sell children's shoes in store, by appointment only

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 2:35 PM 90,884 Views 106 Comments
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said he wants shoes to be available "immediately".
  • People will be able to make appointments at shoe shops selling children's shoes.
  • The news comes after calls for change from parents.

# plans - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned
# Tour On
From The42
# Tour On

Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:14 PM 22,425 Views 32 Comments

SA Rugby and the Lions have confirmed their intention to plough on with the series.

# plans - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Women's Six Nations could stay in standalone spring window in the future
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Women's Six Nations could stay in standalone spring window in the future

Jan 27th 2021, 3:05 PM 1,701 Views 2 Comments

CEO Ben Morel says a specific window could ‘enhance and give appropriate visibility’ to the championship.

# plans - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Cabinet signs off on plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Cabinet signs off on plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people

Updated Jan 19th 2021, 6:45 PM 71,945 Views 161 Comments

GPs working in mass vaccination centres will be paid €120 per hour under the plan.

# plans - Monday 14 December, 2020

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023

Dec 14th 2020, 8:05 PM 16,911 Views 32 Comments

The four new South African franchises are set to join next year.

# plans - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

IRFU look to 'non-established areas' with project players less likely in future
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

IRFU look to 'non-established areas' with project players less likely in future

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 36,692 Views 32 Comments

Ireland recently had five players who qualified through residency in their starting XV.

# plans - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change
# Out Of The Bubble
From The42
# Out Of The Bubble

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

Oct 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 40,005 Views 5 Comments

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

# plans - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results

Oct 8th 2020, 3:36 PM 6,565 Views 9 Comments

A senior player tested positive for the virus earlier this week, with a further six players identified as close contacts.

# plans - Thursday 9 July, 2020

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021

Jul 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 3,907 Views 4 Comments

The first half of the season will involve a new provincial Community Series.

# plans - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Andy Robertson: ‘I want to finish my career at Anfield’
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Andy Robertson: ‘I want to finish my career at Anfield’

Jun 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 7,424 Views 26 Comments

The Scot has been a revelation at Liverpool since he joined the club from Hull City.

# plans - Monday 8 June, 2020

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans

Jun 8th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,354 Views 3 Comments

The four provinces are hoping to return to action on 22/23 August at the Aviva Stadium.

# plans - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 13,962 Views 17 Comments

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen reckons Dubliner is still the biggest draw in his sport.

# plans - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return

May 6th 2020, 12:50 PM 3,331 Views 0 Comments

The league is proposing to complete its season behind closed doors, with games starting again in June.

# plans - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions

Mar 18th 2020, 10:34 AM 6,209 Views 5 Comments

The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.

# plans - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans

Dec 13th 2019, 10:58 PM 10,710 Views 17 Comments

The legendary manager can’t see why clubs from England would be interested in the proposed competition.

# plans - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised
# CONTINGENCY
From The42
# CONTINGENCY

Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 PM 12,891 Views 39 Comments

Supporters, players, and coaches are entitled to be deeply disappointed with the cancellations.

# plans - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020

Mar 21st 2019, 6:56 PM 9,914 Views 3 Comments

The all-conquering gymnast, 22, is the first woman to win four all-around world titles.

# plans - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship
# Future Vision
From The42
# Future Vision

World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship

Mar 6th 2019, 4:14 PM 6,690 Views 20 Comments

Rugby’s governing body has moved to officially clarify its position on the new Nations Championship.

# plans - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players
# English Football
From The42
# English Football

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players

Nov 13th 2018, 1:35 PM 6,008 Views 13 Comments

The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.

# plans - Monday 8 October, 2018

Connacht announce plans for €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground
# The West Is Awake
From The42
# The West Is Awake

Connacht announce plans for €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground

Oct 8th 2018, 9:56 AM 32,872 Views 45 Comments

‘Facilities that match our ambition.’

# plans - Friday 10 August, 2018

Emery reveals his Arsenal blueprint: 'The aim is to arrive as champions'
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Emery reveals his Arsenal blueprint: 'The aim is to arrive as champions'

Aug 10th 2018, 8:52 AM 5,681 Views 2 Comments

The new man in charge at Emirates Stadium is looking for his side to be “aggressive”, with there a desire to mix substance and style in north London.

# plans - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'
# Play It Cool
# Play It Cool

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

Jun 19th 2018, 4:22 PM 7,298 Views 29 Comments

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

# plans - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
# Assessment
# Assessment

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled

Sep 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,109 Views 18 Comments

Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.

# plans - Friday 28 July, 2017

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions
# Fighting Back
# Fighting Back

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions

Jul 28th 2017, 12:08 PM 13,969 Views 145 Comments

Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

# plans - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I’ve never been speculating' - Erasmus says he is staying with Munster
# Future
From The42
# Future

'I’ve never been speculating' - Erasmus says he is staying with Munster

Apr 24th 2017, 1:01 AM 8,073 Views 6 Comments

The South African director of rugby says he will remain with the province in the coming years.

# plans - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,249 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# plans - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Dates for Ireland's first Test matches against Japan since 2005 confirmed
# Summer Plans
From The42
# Summer Plans

Dates for Ireland's first Test matches against Japan since 2005 confirmed

Dec 13th 2016, 2:48 PM 8,413 Views 21 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side will face the Brave Blossoms in June 2017.

# plans - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Gatland identifies target for second Lions attack coach but it's not Ben Ryan
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Gatland identifies target for second Lions attack coach but it's not Ben Ryan

Dec 8th 2016, 1:01 AM 6,959 Views 3 Comments

There are ‘two or three’ France-based players in the squad selection mix at the moment.

# plans - Friday 4 November, 2016

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development
# Union Vision
From The42
# Union Vision

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development

Nov 4th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,302 Views 24 Comments

The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, explains the latest goings-on in the development pathway.

# plans - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
# Plans For Change
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,343 Views 91 Comments

Dublin City Council wants to know.

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