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# ireland - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From Photos: These are the top 10 most filmed locations in Ireland Fame

Photos: These are the top 10 most filmed locations in Ireland

Locations in Dublin, Wicklow and Offaly made the top 10.

From Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence Pay Up

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence

Varadkar says Europe needs to start looking after its own security.

CJ Stander: 'I felt inside I wanted to flip the table and dance on it'

Ireland’s Six Nations title is the Munster man’s first title success at senior level.

'We were trying to get him to sing 'Joxer Goes To Twickenham' but he couldn’t pull it off!'

Ireland aren’t getting distracted with a Grand Slam on the line in London this weekend.

O'Mahony misses training but Ireland say he 'will be fit and ready'

The blindside flanker was replaced in the 55th minute of last weekend’s win over Scotland.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship

Matt Doherty, Ryan Manning and Enda Stevens all scored in wins for their Championship sides this evening.

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training

Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.

From European Commission president: 'Good Friday Agreement must be preserved in all its dimensions' Brexit

European Commission president: 'Good Friday Agreement must be preserved in all its dimensions'

Jean-Claude Juncker said that the European Union stood “firm and united” when it came to Ireland.

'We'll have three days of training and then Toulon': Ireland ambition puts the squeeze on provinces

The European quarter-finals will come hot on the heels of Saturday’s Six Nations finale.

'A week you dream of': Watching on as an U20 in '09, Conor Murray is ready to fulfill Grand ambition

The scrum-half watched Rory Best and Rob Kearney from a safe distance as they won a Grand Slam nine years ago, this weekend he intends to help them do it again.

# ireland - Monday 12 March, 2018

Daly a doubt for England as Jones banks 'painful' lessons before facing Ireland

Dylan Hartley looks set to return as he returned to running today.

Analysis: A moment that shows Johnny Sexton's crucial defensive brilliance

The Ireland out-half did superbly to contribute towards Scotland butchering a clear try-scoring chance.

'We can start talking about it now': Murray and Ireland ready to raise performance for Slam bid

Ireland have always maintained they were taking this Championship ‘one game at a time.’ Now that one game carries historical implications.

Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings after win over Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men benefited from their win over Scotland and England’s defeat in Paris.

Ireland say Cian Healy suffered 'a stinger-like injury' but will train fully this week

The loosehead prop was treated on the pitch during Ireland’s win over Scotland.

Earls an inspiration to Garry Ringrose as impressive return highlights his class

The 23-year-old centre was excellent for Ireland on his comeback to Test rugby.

Fierce and frenetic contest leaves Ireland U20s a sniff of Six Nations title

Watching Noel McNamara’s men hasn’t been good for the heart, but they’ve fought long and hard enough to stay in the hunt for silverware.

# ireland - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality

The Kiwi is arguably Ireland’s greatest ever head coach.

# ireland - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'

The experienced out-half recalls O’Gara, O’Connell and O’Driscoll leading Ireland for their 2009 success.

Schmidt's Ireland show typically clinical edge from close-range against Scots

The close-range set-pieces were crucial for Ireland as they set up a Grand Slam shot.

Can't stop scoring! Sean Maguire has bagged his fourth goal in three games for Preston

The former Cork City striker has scored four goals since returning from a four month injury lay-off last weekend.

Ireland set up Grand Slam shot as England need BP win to keep Six Nations alive

Eddie Jones’ men must win with a bonus-point in Paris or Ireland will be Six Nations champions.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations

Joe Schmidt’s side hosted Scotland in round four of this year’s championship.

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

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

Six Nations within Ireland's reach today, but 'if you allow yourself to dream it's not productive time'

All the parts are in place for Ireland to reclaim the title after two years of English dominance.

# ireland - Friday 9 March, 2018

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'

Niamh Briggs is delighted that over 100 female players will finally be awarded caps for playing for Ireland.

Jimmy Magee to be honoured as FAI announce 2018 International Award nominees

The full list of nominees for the 2018 FAI International Awards Nominees was confirmed on Friday.

From Government considering the roll-out of free contraception The Pill

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

'There's a method to any madness that happens': Schmidt sizes up Scots while poking holes in perception

The Kiwi set about dismantling the relevance of ball-in-play time statistics after Warren Gatland’s assertion that Wales would have beaten Ireland if the ball were alive for longer.

# ireland - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'All I ever wanted to do is be a professional rugby player, since I could walk really'

The mature James Ryan is already making an impact for Ireland at the age of 21.

Garry Ringrose set to return to Ireland's 13 shirt for Scotland clash

Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson are fully fit for Saturday’s Six Nations contest.

# ireland - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'It would be no disgrace in losing to Ireland. What scares me is being humiliated'

Former rugby international Gavin Hastings believes Scotland have nothing to lose this weekend, but has fears about Ireland’s collective strength.

Furlong and Henderson returns boost Ireland for visit of dangerous Scots

The threat of Finn Russell, Huw Jones and Stuart Hogg will keep Ireland on their toes.

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New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

Schmidt versus Townsend is a riveting Six Nations coaching battle

The Ireland and Scotland coaches both have an exceptional ability to tailor their game plans to the opposition.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'D-Day' training in Carton House leaves Ireland ready to eat the elephant

The Championship and a Grand Slam are becoming increasingly real possibilities, but Joe Schmidt’s squad are maintaining a short-term focus.

Tadhg Furlong declares himself fit and well for Ireland's clash with Scotland

The tighthead missed out on the win over Wales with a hamstring complaint.