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#Ireland

# ireland - Thursday 23 March, 2017

A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials

The Munster back row is a strong candidate to be the next Ireland captain.

From The Daily Edge 9 tweets that perfectly sum up the country's reaction to Electric Picnic Electric Picnic

9 tweets that perfectly sum up the country's reaction to Electric Picnic

“I haven’t looked at a list of names and been this unhappy since English Paper 2.”

Pete Malone takes charge of Ireland for this summer's U20 Championship

Munster’s player development manager will take the role on an interim basis for the tournament in Georgia.

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.

# ireland - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the four richest counties in Ireland Doing Well For Themselves

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia

The Ireland WNT look to build on their impressive start under new management at Tallaght Stadium next month.

Analysis: Ireland and England's scrum battle bodes well for the Lions

It was a true back-and-forth contest in Dublin on Saturday evening.

# ireland - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world Resilient

Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world

The best examples of happiness maintenance after large external shocks were Ireland and Iceland, according to the report.

From The Daily Edge 10 food trends that Irish people don't realise are really very odd Wedge Rolls

10 food trends that Irish people don't realise are really very odd

“What’s black pudding?” “Blood sausage.” “YOU WHAT?”

From TheJournal.ie Beauty And The Beast set an Irish box office record over the weekend Beauty And The Best

Beauty And The Beast set an Irish box office record over the weekend

The live-action remake has broken a number of records in the US and UK.

Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10 Aesthetics This post contains a poll

Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

Or be awkward and suggest one from the other 56 in this year’s Championship.

Vunipola intent on celebrating and learning after defeat in Dublin

The Saracens back row also admitted Paul O’Connell had them well warned about Peter O’Mahony’s line-out threat.

'I’ve never once regretted going to Munster' - Conway gets his Ireland debut

The 25-year-old wing replaced Keith Earls at half time against England last weekend.

June tour of USA and Japan looms into view for Schmidt after Six Nations

There may be chances for more new caps when Ireland head on tour this summer.

Analysis: Jared Payne adds another dimension to Ireland's attack

The Ulsterman showed his attacking quality from fullback against England.

Ireland's Marmion comfortable under 'verbal pressure' from England

The 25-year-old was composed on his second Test start for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# ireland - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Just 17 photos of dogs having the time of their lives this Paddy's Day weekend Ease The Fear

'Physically, the girls are beaten up': Hope shines in painful end to Ireland's 6 Nations

Through the pain of St Patrick’s Day Ireland showed promise of a big summer ahead.

Ireland finish on a high but ultimately it's a Six Nations of 'frustration'

Captain Rory Best looked back with regret on the defeat to Scotland in round one.

# ireland - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Maybe a leprechaun tackled him': Heaslip injury a stroke of luck for Ireland, says Eddie Jones

“O’Mahony is a fantastic player and those conditions probably suited him better than Heaslip.”

Player ratings as Ireland brought England's winning streak shuddering to a halt

Is it safe to come out from behind the sofa yet?

Ireland's Six Nations finishes on high as they deny England a Grand Slam

Joe Schmidt’s men were brilliant as they rained on the English parade.

As it happened: Ireland v England, Six Nations

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side finished their campaign against history-chasing England.

From TheJournal.ie The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish' Guaranteed Irish This post contains videos

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'

More Cork than Kerry though it seems.

From The Daily Edge This lovely letter was dropped into a house in Kinsale after a group accidentally broke the window Sorry About That
From The Daily Edge A brief history of well known people drinking (often shocking) pints of Guinness for Paddy's Day The Head On That

A brief history of well known people drinking (often shocking) pints of Guinness for Paddy's Day

The further you go, the worse it’s likely to get.

From The Daily Edge It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night Car Crash Television

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night

This couldn’t have worked out better.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just wanted a bed, I was sleeping on my mam's sofa': Living with homelessness High Park

'I just wanted a bed, I was sleeping on my mam's sofa': Living with homelessness

TheJournal.ie spoke to a number of residents at new homeless accommodation in Dublin.

# ireland - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 priceless Amazon reviews of gammy St. Patrick's Day merch Ooh B Jesus

England hold on for U20 Grand Slam despite ferocious Irish effort

Defence wins Championships and England’s withstood a St Patrick’s Day onslaught.

Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley

Conor Murray comes as the most selected Irish player on the app.

From The Daily Edge The RTÉ presenters' reaction to a lad in his boxers joining the Paddy's Day parade was priceless Streaker Alert

Our relationship with England has moved on, but we might need a bit of the 2007 spirit tomorrow

‘This is England, on the brink of a Grand Slam. Not them. Not here,’ writes Tommy Martin.

From The Daily Edge Emmet and Eilís were the most adorable couple on First Dates Ireland last night The Chats

Eddie Jones feeling confident as Ireland look to halt 'big brother' England

Joe Schmidt’s men must worry about their top-four ranking status ahead of the World Cup pool draw.

We've got the last two tickets around for Ireland v England to give away

Who wants to be there for the big one?

# ireland - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Powerful, 'hard-working' Conway in line to show off skills on debut day

England will likely be the in-form Munster man’s first Test experience.

From The Daily Edge This excellent risqué letter about Trump and Paddy's Day made The Irish Times today Golden Showers

'If we lost Murray early, we'd be vulnerable': Schmidt explains changes for England

The Kiwi hopes that Rob Kearney won’t be sidelined with his knee injury for long.