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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 25 September, 2018

#Ireland

# ireland - Thursday 6 September, 2018

All Blacks to return to Dublin in 2021, with Wallabies and Boks to come in 2020

The IRFU has confirmed high-profile opposition for the November Tests post-World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trump's mood and tone on his Irish visit will be shaped by what happens the week before' Opinion

'Trump's mood and tone on his Irish visit will be shaped by what happens the week before'

The mid-term elections in the US could become a referendum on Trump’s presidency, writes Larry Donnelly.

# ireland - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn Snapshot

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn

“All the leaves are brown…”

Joe Schmidt's Ireland confirm 2019 World Cup warm-up schedule

Ireland will take on England, Wales and Italy next year.

# ireland - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Union Jack over Leinster House? SF says it must be open to new ideas around symbolism United Ireland

The Union Jack over Leinster House? SF says it must be open to new ideas around symbolism

Pearse Doherty said he couldn’t see the day when the union flag would fly overhead, but said all views must be accomodated.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'All labour involves selling our bodies in some form, so what is different about sex work?' Opinion

Opinion: 'All labour involves selling our bodies in some form, so what is different about sex work?'

Sex workers exist, there is no sign of them disappearing, and they deserve the same rights as other workers, writes Danny Rigg.

# ireland - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

# ireland - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it'

Dan Leavy believes staying healthy has been the key to him becoming a dominant figure for Leinster and Ireland.

# ireland - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I think I'm going to be committed to the Republic of Ireland now after getting a phone call from Martin' Duffy This post contains videos

'I think I'm going to be committed to the Republic of Ireland now after getting a phone call from Martin'

Dundalk forward Michael Duffy has reaffirmed his desire to represent the Republic of Ireland.

From The Daily Edge 11 tweets that sum up how people are feeling about Trump's November visit Donald Trump

11 tweets that sum up how people are feeling about Trump's November visit

“Aw no, we won’t be home that day.”

# ireland - Friday 31 August, 2018

'I don't think I've hit the potential I have in me at this level yet'

Connacht’s Cian Kelleher is fully fit and eager to show his ability as the new season kicks off.

# ireland - Thursday 30 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis Rosie

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

'I hit my best speed time in six years' - Rob Kearney beats the fear of injury

The Leinster fullback could relate to Michael Owen’s recent honesty about injuries.

# ireland - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Leavy set for full training next week and is itching for Leinster return

The 24-year-old underwent a minor shoulder procedure during the summer.

# ireland - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close Rural Ireland
From TheJournal.ie More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009 Emigration

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009

Net outward migration of Irish nationals peaked at 29,600 in 2012.

From The Daily Edge Irish people on Twitter have been sharing some really lovely things teachers did for them back in school Back To School
Irish teen prodigy Kiernan scores sublime goal as bright start at West Ham continues Top Bins This post contains videos

Irish teen prodigy Kiernan scores sublime goal as bright start at West Ham continues

It was the 19-year-old’s first competitive goal for the Londoners.

# ireland - Sunday 26 August, 2018

History maker! Egan bags bronze to deliver Ireland's first world championship canoe sprint medal

Jenny Egan claimed a bronze medal in a time of 24:15.075.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our Celtic identity might not be what we think it is Opinion

Opinion: Our Celtic identity might not be what we think it is

Author Caomhín De Barra asks about Ireland’s Celtic past, and whether it really is what we think it is.

# ireland - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland Papal Visit This post contains videos

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

The pontiff’s two-day visit has officially begun.

'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition

The out-half has become a key man in Leinster’s squad in recent seasons.

# ireland - Friday 24 August, 2018

# ireland - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan

Ireland will be playing to avoid a whitewash in Belfast on Friday.

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold

The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Unstoppable! Jason Smyth sets new championship record to claim 200m European gold You Are Gold This post contains videos

Unstoppable! Jason Smyth sets new championship record to claim 200m European gold

Greta Streimikyte also won a gold medal for Ireland in the T13 1500m final.

'Sweets is one of the most gifted ballers that I've ever coached'

The 25-year-old Munster wing started his season in fine form.

# ireland - Monday 20 August, 2018

O'Donnell gets timing right to return to Munster jersey and Ireland camp

The 31-year-old captained his province to a win against London Irish on Friday.

'It was nice - I don't score many but it was big scoring against Manchester United'

Ireland defender Shane Duffy had a day to remember yesterday.

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury was one of the new faces involved in Ireland camp last week.

# ireland - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition

The 24-year-old was part of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland camp earlier this week.

# ireland - Saturday 18 August, 2018

16-year-old Turner claims silver for Ireland at European Championships Teenage Dreams This post contains videos

16-year-old Turner claims silver for Ireland at European Championships

It follows on from Ellen Keane’s bronze in the 200m Individual Medley final last night.

# ireland - Friday 17 August, 2018

Shane Long 'very much part of what we’re going to do this year', says Southampton boss Hughes

Mark Hughes has maintained that the Ireland striker still has a big part to play at St Mary’s.

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent

The IRFU has brought in a new format to expose young players to a professional environment.

'I’ve got a massive ambition to play international rugby' - Ulster 10 Burns IQ

'I’ve got a massive ambition to play international rugby' - Ulster 10 Burns

The former Gloucester playmaker is focusing on making an impact for his province.

# ireland - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Ireland and Quins are very supportive of me going back and forth'

Leah Lyons is aiming to help Harlequins Ladies to a Premier 15s title after her move to London.

Ireland goalkeeper O'Hara joins Macclesfield on loan from Man United

The 22-year-old shot stopper has signed a season-long loan deal.

Ireland's Player of the Year seals Super League switch to Birmingham City

Harriet Scott has signed for the Blues on a one-year deal.

Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader

The 30-year-old doesn’t think he is part of Joe Schmidt’s plans.

# ireland - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada Joseph Norton

This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada

Grand Chief Joseph Norton is visiting Ireland next week. He told us what he thinks of Justin Trudeau and the current Canadian government.