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#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge The whole nation wanted to know if the neighbours approved of the extension on Room to Improve The Wall
From The Daily Edge The great story behind *that* photo of a dog and an auld lad having a Guinness The Lads
From The Daily Edge Dublin comedian Al Foran's Conor McGregor impression has gone global after this stage appearance You'll Do Nuttin

# ireland - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran's Wexford granny was just on the RTÉ News and it was pretty cute Childhood Photos Out

Ed Sheeran's Wexford granny was just on the RTÉ News and it was pretty cute

“I never think of him as famous”

From The Daily Edge Hermitage Green played a UL RAG Week house party and the Gardaí shut it down Raise The Roof
From The Daily Edge Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket Watch Out
From The Daily Edge An M&S has just opened in Heuston, making everyone's commutes that bit more notionsy
From The Daily Edge Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song? Mystery
From The Daily Edge 17 times Dara Ó Briain was the best thing on Twitter Fighting The Good Fight

Quick-healing Van der Flier eyeing return to Ireland fold for England showdown

The openside flanker says he wasn’t far off making the Leinster squad this week.

# ireland - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 16 superb Irish novels you need to add to your book pile ASAP Book Inspo

16 superb Irish novels you need to add to your book pile ASAP

Need some book inspo? We’ve got you covered.

From The Daily Edge People are f*cking terrified of the orange heads in the new Mace ad Dancing In The Aisles

People are f*cking terrified of the orange heads in the new Mace ad

“That new Mace ad is probably what happens if you took half a bag of LSD at the deli counter”

'It's a struggle, everyone is fighting for the same jersey': Leavy on Leinster and Ireland back-row battles

A stint as the 24th man against France has merely whetted his appetite to kick on again.

# ireland - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie That drive-thru Ash Wednesday service took place this morning, and the photos are incredible Ash Wednesday
From TheJournal.ie Irish food is on a promotional tour of Arab states Buttering Them Up

Irish food is on a promotional tour of Arab states

Michael Creed says chefs love Irish food.

New contract keeps Paddy Jackson with Ulster until 2019

The deal is not a central IRFU contract and will expire before the next World Cup.

From The Daily Edge That drive-thru Ash Wednesday service took place this morning, and the photos are incredible Ash Wednesday

Centre Jonathan Joseph recalled to England squad after being dropped for Italy

Henry Slade is the only member of the weekend’s matchday 23 to miss out this week.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year The Super Rich

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Some people are doing very well.

# ireland - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'Sexton seems to have got fit at the right time, unfortunately for Wales!'

Shane Williams believes the Welsh are ’12 months behind the races’ when it comes to attack.

From The Daily Edge TG4 has made a 'Planet Earth na Gaeilge' and it looks absolutely stunning Coast To Coast
Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo Barrel Of Laughs This post contains videos

Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo

It’s the second time Conor Maguire has been nominated.

From The Daily Edge Kim Kardashian just added an 'Irish pub visit' to her hugely popular game Pint Of Plain

Kim Kardashian just added an 'Irish pub visit' to her hugely popular game

“Enjoy our cold beer and hot cider”

# ireland - Monday 27 February, 2017

IRFU perplexed by French blazer claim of disrespect at Aviva Stadium

“It all seemed to go fine.”

One of Ireland's Olympic coaches is joining the German national team

Eddie Bolger has resigned from his role as High-Performance Coach with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association.

French Rugby Federation criticise treatment at post-match reception in Dublin

FRU delegates claim that they were put in a ‘crowded area’ while the IRFU representatives stayed in the Presidential Suite.

From The Daily Edge People are going mad for Gavin James' cover of *that* La La Land tune City Of Stars

People are going mad for Gavin James' cover of *that* La La Land tune

The original just won the Oscar for Best Song.

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'

Robbie Henshaw says he’s looking forward to playing Wales under lights.

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week Top XV This post contains videos

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA

The team-mates are bang in form ahead of the World Championships.

'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France

The duo delivered 16 of Ireland’s 19 points in the win over France.

# ireland - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rory Best on lessons learned in defence that delivered a second Six Nations win for Ireland

Best also explained how Ireland’s phase play brought them back into the game.

From The Daily Edge From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland An Examination

From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland

Assorted Late Late Toy Show Children, too.

From TheJournal.ie Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act? This post contains a poll

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

We look at international solutions to dirty litter habits – and whether they would be effective here.

Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland

And the Galway woman has her eyes on this year’s World Championship.

Championship chase is on as 'semi-final' in Cardiff awaits Ireland

Devin Toner called the win over France a quarter-final. So the tasks only get tougher from here on in.

# ireland - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win

The young centre played a vital role for Ireland on a tough night at the Aviva.

From The Daily Edge Which contender for Taoiseach has the most embarrassing Twitter account? An investigation Taoiseach Twitter

Commanding halfbacks, first-half frustrations and more Ireland talking points

Ireland’s wings made some important defensive plays, while there were signs of tactical tweaks from Joe Schmidt.

Here's how we rated Ireland as they ground out victory against France

Jamie Heaslip and CJ Stander led the tackle count, but who was your man of the match?