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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 22 November, 2017

#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 6 November, 2017

'One of the older fellas,' but Test match buzz still takes hold of Keith Earls

Approaching nine years since his debut, the Munster wing is being kept on his toes by the young blood in Joe Schmidt’s squad.

Delayed birthday boy Treadwell only missing man from Ireland training

The Ulster lock will re-join Schmidt’s squad on Wednesday evening after a delayed return from South Africa.

Brian O'Driscoll anticipates 'very confrontational' Springboks

The Springboks struggled for consistency in the Rugby Championship but O’Driscoll knows they remain dangerous opponents for Ireland.

# ireland - Sunday 5 November, 2017

A year on from Chicago, Ireland's November goals appear much more straightforward

Anything less than three from three would cause some soul-searching through the winter.

# ireland - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Louth shop's CCTV picked up a man fixing their flower pots after they were vandalised Act Of Kindness

A Louth shop's CCTV picked up a man fixing their flower pots after they were vandalised

There’s a voucher in the shop waiting for him to say thanks.

From The Daily Edge A jam-packed Irish treat box that you can ship to emigrants around the world has just launched Paddy Box

A jam-packed Irish treat box that you can ship to emigrants around the world has just launched

Versions include the “Not Before your Dinner Box”.

# ireland - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 35 US-born children adopted by Irish families International Agreement

35 US-born children adopted by Irish families

The adoptions have taken place in the last four years.

Ireland to face Scotland in opener as 2019 Rugby World Cup schedule and venues announced

Ireland face hosts Japan in the second game.

Zebo omitted to protect provinces but he can play his way back into Ireland shirt, says Schmidt

The Ireland head coach explained the decision to keep the Corkman out of Ireland’s November plans.

Time in France had lasting impact on Johnny Sexton's resilience, says Joe Schmidt

“We’re looking to manage our players, we’re looking to add to the longevity of our players.”

# ireland - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the second highest third-level fees in Europe Tuition Fees

Ireland has the second highest third-level fees in Europe

The report from the European Commission looks the costs and supports associated with higher education in 42 European countries.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Embassy says Irish are welcome and valued in wake of Minister's comments Warm Welcome

Australian Embassy says Irish are welcome and valued in wake of Minister's comments

The embassy added that Irish people have made a hugely positive contribution to Australia.

'The older you get, you really appreciate how hard it is to get in here': Murray working to stay at the top

The Munster, Ireland and Lions scrum-half was named RWI player of the year last night.

# ireland - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door G'way Mate

Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door

In a series of tweets, Kairouz apologised for causing offence.

Blow for Ireland as report recommends South Africa for 2023 Rugby World Cup

The Springboks look set to be on home turf for a World Cup for the first time since 1995, but a vote on 15 November will determine the final outcome.

# ireland - Monday 30 October, 2017

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening Primed This post contains videos

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening

The Tullow Tank says he’s ‘fit as a fiddle’ after an excellent 80-minute display to bridge a month long absence.

# ireland - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish gangs' cocaine supply decimated as notorious Chilean gangster 'El Rico' arrested El Rico

Irish gangs' cocaine supply decimated as notorious Chilean gangster 'El Rico' arrested

The arrest will have far reaching consequences for Irish drug gangs.

# ireland - Friday 27 October, 2017

'Head-turning' French offers not easily shrugged off, says Conor Murray

Conor Murray is locked into his IRFU contract through the next World Cup, but he admits there is a big decision to made in his 30s.

# ireland - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Zebo dropped from Ireland squad as Schmidt includes 4 uncapped players for November

Bundee Aki, Darren Sweetnam, Chris Farrell and Adam Byrne receive call-ups for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years We're Gettin' Old

Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years

According to the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Ireland’s rapidly growing (and ageing) population will create a huge demand for healthcare by 2030.

# ireland - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

No denying Stockdale's form, but details key if he's to break into Schmidt's November plan, says Rory Best

The Ulster and Ireland captain doesn’t feel Ireland has a deep enough talent pool to simply toss Simon Zebo aside.

'I have to calm down a bit, but I'd rather be that than need a kick up the ass every morning'

Jonathan Sexton isn’t campaigning for a captaincy role with club or country, but he is fine-tuning his leadership methods.

# ireland - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Two first-half goals make it two from two for Ireland as they target 2019 World Cup

Katie McCabe and Denise O’Sullivan got the goals as Ireland beat Slovakia 2-0.

'It's a big call to miss out on a World Cup': Sexton laments loss of Zebo from Ireland's cause

‘If I was to advise anyone, I’d say wait until the end of your international career before you decide to go over’.

Who would you like to see Joe Schmidt pick to face South Africa next month?

With two rounds of Europe and inter-pros behind us, the international team is taking shape.

From TheJournal.ie Garda urged community groups to distribute Scientology-backed materials at anti-drug meeting Scientology

Garda urged community groups to distribute Scientology-backed materials at anti-drug meeting

The new centre was opened here last week, an event at which a HSE worker and Sari member spoke.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is opening an embassy in New Zealand (we never had one up till now) Slightly Surprising

Ireland is opening an embassy in New Zealand (we never had one up till now)

New Zealand is going to repay the favour and set up shop here too.

# ireland - Monday 23 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie EU money could protect public spaces in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway from terror attacks Terrorism

EU money could protect public spaces in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway from terror attacks

The new fund will help cities build barriers that could prevent terror attacks.

# ireland - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Ireland beware: Kasper Dolberg rediscovers form to put champions Feyenoord to the sword Back Amongst Them This post contains videos

Ireland beware: Kasper Dolberg rediscovers form to put champions Feyenoord to the sword

The Danish wonderkid has found his scoring touch just in time for the World Cup play-offs.

Rugby clubs in Ireland and England are protesting against IRFU's advert for new women's head coach

Players have been pictured wearing wristbands that read ‘legacy’ on them.

# ireland - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A truly dysfunctional system': Touts selling World Cup seats for Ireland V Denmark for €700 Ripoff Ireland

# ireland - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't hit fans': Mayor of Russian World Cup host city has a warning for locals It'll All Be Kalinin-grand

'Don't hit fans': Mayor of Russian World Cup host city has a warning for locals

“If you speak English then have a chat.”

# ireland - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 spot on responses to those annoying Liberian scam calls Irish people keep getting Hello Chad

Tipp, Wexford and Cork stars named on 20-man panel for hurling/shinty international

The Ireland senior and U21 teams will take on Scotland on Saturday.

# ireland - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'Whoever we got was going to be tough but I think most people were hoping for that'

Ireland’s Cyrus Christie and Darren Randolph react to drawing Denmark in the World Cup play-off draw.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday Ophelia

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.

# ireland - Monday 16 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says 'he hears' Ireland is about to drop its corporation tax rate to 8% Whopper

Donald Trump says 'he hears' Ireland is about to drop its corporation tax rate to 8%

The US president made the unscheduled remarks at the White House this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open Storm Ophelia

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

# ireland - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge Only True Irish TV Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz On The Box

Only True Irish TV Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz

We’re going to stick to the last 20 years.

# ireland - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge A rugby player asked what the weather was like in Dublin ahead of his match against Leinster and got the best responses Nado-lo Temperatures