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#Ireland

# ireland - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects Bright Future This post contains videos

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects

Ireland secured a much-needed win against Kosovo on Saturday to keep alive their chances of reaching the Uefa U19 Championships in Finland.

Goalkeeper Colin Doyle starts for Bradford just 20 hours after playing in Turkey 4,000km away

The 32-year-old played 90 minutes during a 1-0 friendly defeat to Turkey last night before keeping a clean sheet on Saturday afternoon against Gillingham.

From TheJournal.ie How Ireland lost 25 minutes because of a British law passed after the 1916 Rising Dublin Mean Time

How Ireland lost 25 minutes because of a British law passed after the 1916 Rising

Ireland had Dublin Mean Time that was separate to Greenwich Mean Time until 1 October 1916.

# ireland - Friday 23 March, 2018

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Martin O’Neill’s side were on the road for their first game of 2018.

# ireland - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'

Joe Schmidt’s plans after 2019 remain uncertain but the All Blacks have been following his success with interest.

'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience

The young centre was a regular in Joe Schmidt’s camp through the Six Nations.

'I think Chinese Whispers came into play post-my injury a year ago' - Heaslip

The retired Jamie Heaslip has become heavily involved with International Rugby Players.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half believes the IRFU’s central contracting system is a key strength.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Grand Slam victory the most-watched programme on Irish TV this year

The Six Nations tie between England and Ireland attracted an average audience of just over 950,000 viewers.

From TheJournal.ie Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules Torture

Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules

The case involves the alleged torture and ill-treatment of 14 men who were interned in the North in 1971.

# ireland - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that' Asylum Seeker

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

From The Daily Edge 7 sounds that are guaranteed to send a shiver of terror through every Irish person Sound Of Fear

7 sounds that are guaranteed to send a shiver of terror through every Irish person

From Glenroe to Sepp Blatter, the fear is real.

'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet'

Joe Schmidt was in reflective form after he added to his exceptional list of honours.

Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week

The 32-year-old out-half found the pre-match days nerve-wracking.

# ireland - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'It's one of the great days for us': Snow-delayed Ireland return to warm welcome after Grand Slam

Fans, family, and a Minister were at the Shelbourne to greet the Six Nations champions.

'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team'

20-year-old Grand Slam winner Jordan Larmour has far exceeded his hopes for the season.

Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match

The Ireland wing recovered brilliantly to take down Elliot Daly early in the second half.

'Congratulations to Ireland... they deserve that, but they'll know they were a little bit lucky as well'

The Wales head coach spoke after their win over France.

From The Daily Edge People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message Ireland

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

The influential Keith Earls finally gets the reward his brilliance deserves

The 30-year-old was outstanding throughout Ireland’s Grand Slam success.

Future is bright as Schmidt's Ireland look towards building on Grand Slam success

The Ireland boss was ‘proud of how some guys got thrown in there and survived.’

# ireland - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step

The 21-year-old has set a new bar for Irish tries in a single season.

'If they had been a bit more injured, it would've been safer in the changing room!'

Ireland’s players soaked up every moment of their Grand Slam success.

England slip to worst finish since 1987 in final Six Nations table

Wales and Scotland claimed narrow wins to edge their way up the standings.

'Johnny just didn't want to do it the same way as ROG': Schmidt hails old heads in clinical win

There was a lot of second half work to do, but Ireland put the winning scores on the board nice and early in Twickenham.

Schmidt seals status as Ireland's greatest ever coach with Grand Slam success

The Ireland head coach’s class told once again as his side delivered a controlled performance.

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London

Joe Schmidt’s side matched the achievements of 1948 and 2009 in convincing style.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider

We went minute-by-minute through Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day bid for glory in Twickenham.

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

From TheJournal.ie Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland' Column

Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland'

Their Ireland is the Ireland their ancestors left, often untouched by the changes that have taken place since then, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match Irish Rugby

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

Emergence of thrilling next generation a huge Six Nations success for Schmidt

Irish rugby looks like it will be in fine health long after today’s Grand Slam shot.

Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London

An intriguing mental and tactical battle lies ahead against an England team fighting for their lives.

# ireland - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat

Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'

Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.

'He's apologised and Eddie's been Eddie... there's been no change in his demeanour'

England have been more focused on fixing their breakdown problems than the high-profile build-up.

Swapping basketball for rugby and drawing inspiration from Special Olympics to pursue nursing

Aoife McDermott has been named to start in Ireland’s last Six Nations game of the 2018 campaign.

# ireland - Thursday 15 March, 2018

3-0 would do: Schmidt ready to accept boring badge if it comes with a Slam

‘I don’t think we would be uninspired by a 3-0 victory, because we know what’s at stake.’

Schmidt 'surprised' to see Van der Westhuizen in England camp, but stands by assistant ref's integrity

The South African will run the line at Twickenham on Saturday despite aiding England’s preparations this week.