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#Ireland

# ireland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Ireland ready for emotionally-charged affair as they look to set up Grand Slam showdown

It will be a difficult day for Wales following a recent tragedy, and Marie Louise Reilly is wary of the opposition.

'Conor was keen to try and see how he went in the second half'

Joe Schmidt says he won’t be rushing into any knee-jerk changes to his team ahead of the England clash.

# ireland - Friday 10 March, 2017

Missed chances, the Welsh backlash and more talking points from Cardiff

Wales had more of the big individual performers on a desperately disappointing night for Ireland.

'We'll only have ourselves to blame': Rory Best laments missed chances in Wales defeat

The Ireland captain was ‘bitterly disappointed’ as Ireland’s title hopes took a beating by Wales.

The player ratings as Ireland's title chase ran out of steam

The Championship is England’s to lose as Ireland were unable to convert pressure into tries in Cardiff.

Ireland's Six Nations title hopes sink after frustrating defeat in Cardiff

Joe Schmidt’s men were second best at the Principality Stadium.

From The Daily Edge 5 desperately important things to know about Ireland's Eurovision song Dying To Try

5 desperately important things to know about Ireland's Eurovision song

Get to know Brendan Murray and Dying to Try.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations

It’s Friday and there was a thoroughly crucial international rugby match on.

From The Daily Edge What's the deal with that 'kebab doctor' in Zaytoon? Dr Kebab

What's the deal with that 'kebab doctor' in Zaytoon?

The kebab doctor will see you now.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision Dying To Try This post contains videos

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision

The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.

From The Daily Edge Two daughters in Carlow got their dad the best tshirt to celebrate his love of the family dog Theo And Damien
From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook Embrace Vulnerability

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's St. Patrick's Day hat has been pulled from his website BEGORRAH

Donald Trump's St. Patrick's Day hat has been pulled from his website

The hat featured a four-leaf clover instead of a shamrock.

From The Daily Edge Paul and Katie was the love story we all needed on First Dates Ireland last night Reggae Man

Paul and Katie was the love story we all needed on First Dates Ireland last night

He’s going to show her around Cork.

Poll: Who will win tonight's Six Nations clash between Wales and Ireland? Round 4 This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win tonight's Six Nations clash between Wales and Ireland?

Kick-off can’t come quickly enough.

Professionalism, attendance and equality: Should Ireland take a leaf out of France's book?

‘Over there, It’s not seen that it’s women playing – it’s just rugby.’

# ireland - Thursday 9 March, 2017

McBryde: Ireland are the favourites so the pressure is on them

The Wales assistant coach insists Joe Schmidt’s side have more to lose tomorrow night in Cardiff.

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump has had to pull that embarrassing 'Irish' Paddy's Day hat from sale Make Ireland Great Again
From The Daily Edge A Father Ted stag party held a peaceful protest after getting turned away from a bar in Kilkenny Careful Now
From The Daily Edge McDonald’s new ad for its 'Irish' Shamrock Shake features Stonehenge and bagpipes Instrumint

McDonald’s new ad for its 'Irish' Shamrock Shake features Stonehenge and bagpipes

“bagpipes are Scottish and Stonehenge is in England you muppets”

From The Daily Edge Bunsen is officially opening in Cork this weekend Let There Be Burgers

Bunsen is officially opening in Cork this weekend

Cork is in for a blessing.

From The Daily Edge Brilliant Cork comedy The Young Offenders has just been added to Irish Netflix Now's Your Chance
From The Daily Edge People were blown away by the west coast on TG4's 'Planet Earth na Gaeilge' last night Eire Fhiain

'We've already been stung once by going in a bit undercooked' - Schmidt

An emotional, frenetic occasion awaits Ireland in Cardiff tomorrow night.

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty

Following the recent saga, Hannah Tyrrell is back in the fifteens’ side and would rather do her talking on the pitch.

# ireland - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Reports of George North's demise are greatly exaggerated, says Schmidt

“If you’ve seen the size, the strength and the speed and agility of such a big man, why would you go looking for him?”

'Tommy has trained the house down': Schmidt backs Bowe's aerial ability off the bench

Jared Payne also trained well, according to the Kiwi, but will instead be deployed for Ulster’s Pro12 meeting with Zebre.

No changes for Ireland as Schmidt keeps faith in Ringrose at 13

There is only one change to Ireland’s 23-man squad, with Tommy Bowe included on the bench.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland drops three places in list of 'best countries' Rankings

Ireland drops three places in list of 'best countries'

We’re maybe not as great for foreign students as we like to make out.

Senior presence Henshaw ready to 'man up' and make the hits against Wales

The veteran 23-year-old is ready for a dog fight in Cardiff.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is yet to select an Irish ambassador but a Texan is keeping the seat warm Sheriff In Town

Donald Trump is yet to select an Irish ambassador but a Texan is keeping the seat warm

Reece Smyth is acting as chargé d’affaires in the US Embassy.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Constitution still makes reference to woman's place in the home Bunreacht Na HÉireann

The Irish Constitution still makes reference to woman's place in the home

Dublin Rathdown deputy Josepha Madigan wants a referendum on Article 41.2.1 of Bunreacht na hÉireann.

# ireland - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge This 'Cork First, Ireland Second' cocktail is the ultimate display of Cork pride Cork By The Grace Of God

This 'Cork First, Ireland Second' cocktail is the ultimate display of Cork pride

It comes with a scowling Roy Keane and everything.

From The Daily Edge This class 'loveen' jumper is the most Wesht of Ireland thing ever Howya Loveen
From The Daily Edge All immature Irish people will snigger at this headline about the Queen Still Riding
From TheJournal.ie A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood' Oh No You Didn't

A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood'

The column also said that republicanism was “rooted in romanticism and myth and hatred”.

From The Daily Edge Be honest - did you know that 'Ghostbus Tour' was a pun? Ghost Bus Tour This post contains a poll

Be honest - did you know that 'Ghostbus Tour' was a pun?

IT ALL MAKES SENSE.

From The Daily Edge A Dublin comedian drafted her dad in to explain aul fella language Understanding Aul Fellas

A Dublin comedian drafted her dad in to explain aul fella language

“What you do know from grand is that he doesn’t want to talk to you and he’s trying to get rid of you”

# ireland - Monday 6 March, 2017

'You can't make a great player have a poor game': Wales wary of 'astute' Murray and Sexton

“They are two outstanding players who we have to be really on our guard against.”

From The Daily Edge A UCC student has made a brilliant campaign video using the Love Actually doorstep scene Cork Actually