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#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

From The Daily Edge The New York Times had to issue a correction after using a four-leaf clover for Ireland instead of a shamrock One Too Many
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# ireland - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's what Ireland's previous X Factor contestants are up to in 2017 Queen Mary Byrne

Here's what Ireland's previous X Factor contestants are up to in 2017

Just in case you needed to check back in on Eoghan Quigg or Tabby Callaghan.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish film explores what happens when a couple travel for an abortion TWICE SHY

This Irish film explores what happens when a couple travel for an abortion

We spoke to its director about why he feels it isn’t a political film.

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

'I didn't know what I was doing at times'

New WBO European Flyweight Champion Paddy Barnes was relieved rather than elated after his third professional bout.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures to reach 26 degrees today as fine spell to stay well into next week El Scorchio

Temperatures to reach 26 degrees today as fine spell to stay well into next week

This is not a drill. Take out the barbecue as it will not rain* (it may rain somewhere)

'I was playing for a Grand Slam with Ireland and I still didn't really know how to play rugby'

Former Ireland and Lions prop Tom Court has brought the curtain down on a rollercoaster rugby career.

From TheJournal.ie Choctaw Chief to visit sculpture that commemorates his nation's generosity during Irish famine Midelton

Choctaw Chief to visit sculpture that commemorates his nation's generosity during Irish famine

Despite living in conditions of starvation and poverty themselves, the Choctaw people sent money to Ireland in 1847.

# ireland - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 stock phrases that should be Irish proverbs Wuldja Stop I Look A State

10 stock phrases that should be Irish proverbs

“How did they get planning permission for that?”

Ireland tweak three for final U20 World Cup clash against hosts Georgia

Peter Malone’s men must beat the hosts to earn a ninth-place finish.

Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool looks even more manageable after this morning’s seven-try rout.

Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan

Joe Schmidt’s side hit the 50-point mark for the second week running thanks to big displays from Earls and Jack Conan.

'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt'

Battling back from heartbreak in Belgrade to ride the crest of a wave, Ciara Mageean is plotting a big World Championships.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland Dark Web

Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland

Security around ports and airports have been heightened in recent weeks.

As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour

We’re getting in a pre-breakfast helping of international rugby. There’s plenty for everyone.

# ireland - Friday 16 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Sky News Australia thought that Sinn Fein was (a) a man and (b) a member of the DUP Gas Feeling
From The Daily Edge A Wicklow animal shelter posted a heartbreaking plea for a little pup waiting to be adopted for 7 years I'm Loving Angel Instead

A Wicklow animal shelter posted a heartbreaking plea for a little pup waiting to be adopted for 7 years

“Angel’ s dream home would be one with another dog… to show her that the world is not so scary.” OUR HEARTS.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland is a rip-off? This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is a rip-off?

An EU-wide survey found we are the most expensive nation in Europe when it comes to alcohol and cigarettes.

# ireland - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Solidity all important as Ireland tackle Sunwolves-laded Japan after heavy travel week

Experimentation has taken a back seat this week after five new caps were unleashed against the US.

Schmidt makes six changes to Ireland side ahead of Japan Test

Off the back of a comprehensive win over the US Eagles, Ireland face stiffer competition in Shizuoka on Saturday.

JVDF ready to do without scrum cap again as Ireland board bullet train

The flanker reckons it’s around 15 years since he played without headgear, but the heat in New Jersey and Japan has forced a change.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in France for the next two weekends, competing on two fronts.

'Great day for the family,' but whirlwind tour leaves little time for Scannell brothers to celebrate

Staving off jet-lag is the first job for Joe Schmidt’s squad after arriving in Japan yesterday.

Ringrose will continue to hone kicking skills, but it may be a while before you see him with the tee again

The centre landed a beauty from the sideline in New Jersey, but it won’t necessarily become a regular occurence.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs Dust Off The Cv

What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs

Enda Kenny might not be hanging up his shoes just yet.

Ireland U20s make light work of Samoa to quash relegation fears

The victory sees Peter Malone’s side advance to Sunday’s ninth-place play-off.

Blow for Ireland as Carbery will miss rest of summer tour

The out-half will be sidelined for four weeks with an ankle injury.

# ireland - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets Ticket Touting

Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Ticketmaster currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

# ireland - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw

Aleksandar Mitrović and Aaron Ramsey were on target for their respective sides this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus' Mass Appeal

Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'

A ‘miracle night’ was held by Ireland4Jesus as part of events in Dublin last weekend.

From The Daily Edge 13 observations for everyone who religiously watches At Your Service Love Your Bling
'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance Criticism This post contains videos

'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance

Ireland had a goal disallowed and appeals for a late penalty were ignored.

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria Lucky Escape This post contains videos

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria

Meanwhile, Shane Duffy had a goal disallowed.

Walters strikes late to earn Ireland a share of the spoils with Austria

The draw leaves Martin O’Neill’s side top of Group D with Serbia and Wales facing off this evening.

From The Daily Edge 15 brilliantly Irish Father's Day cards you could get for your Dad next week Aul Lad

As it happened: Ireland v Austria, World Cup 2018 qualifier

It ended 1-1 at the Aviva.

From The Daily Edge Classic Donegal soft drink Football Special has just launched its own ice cream Creamy Number
From The Daily Edge EastEnders made an absolute hames of this letter addressed to Ireland Ah Lads

EastEnders made an absolute hames of this letter addressed to Ireland

It’s not making it out of London.

Injury concern for Joey Carbery as Ireland turn attentions to Japan

An ankle injury compounded what was a difficult night for the Leinster out-half at the Red Bull Arena.