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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 23 April, 2017

#Ireland

# ireland - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Kevin from Galway has explained his legendary What's Snots? performance on The Den The Big Interview
From The Daily Edge Spotify has created a Throwback Thursday playlist for Paddy's Day and it's full of Irish bangers 50 Shades Of Green

Spotify has created a Throwback Thursday playlist for Paddy's Day and it's full of Irish bangers

Finally, the world can hear some proper old school Irish cheese this week.

Marmion, Payne and Henderson start in Ireland's 6 Nations finale against England

Conor Murray has not recovered from his shoulder injury for the clash with the already-crowned champions.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration' Irish Abroad

Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'

President Higgins described the Irish as a migrant people in his St Patrick’s Day message to those at home and abroad.

From The Daily Edge Chris O'Dowd called Mike Pence a 'snake' on Twitter just in time for Paddy's Day Hiss
From The Daily Edge GQ did a swanky photoshoot in loads of Dublin pubs with the star of Beauty and the Beast Are You Well
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers Keeping Sketch

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers

Over 1,100 gardaí will police the capital on the day.

# ireland - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie When is racist language racist? Enda Kenny facing big questions in the US TheJournal.ie In Washington

When is racist language racist? Enda Kenny facing big questions in the US

The Taoiseach says he’s not “into English lessons”.

From The Daily Edge Kilkenny people are searching for 'British' on Pornhub more than anyone else in Ireland Was It For This

Analysis: Ireland and Wales showed the way forward for the scrum in Cardiff

Both teams used the scrum for the right reasons on Friday night.

# ireland - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Scotland win not ideal preparation for England's Dublin decider, warns Johnson

But the former England captain believes Ireland could be beaten heavily if they’re not at their best.

Ireland intent on keeping focus in-house rather than on English record bid

“We haven’t played to our potential. We want to be able to sit in a changing room and look at each other and be proud of each other and what we can do as a group,” says Sean O’Brien.

'To get experience in those situations is great': Marmion ready to build after impressing in Cardiff

It was a rare opportunity for the scrum-half to show his worth for a extended period on the big stage.

Groin issue makes Keith Earls a doubt for Ireland v England

Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton took a full part in training i Maynooth today.

From The Daily Edge A Canadian cafe is using *this* pint of Guinness to advertise its Paddy's Day party The Head On That
From The Daily Edge The groom organised the wedding in IKEA Dublin on Don't Tell The Bride last night Ben And Celina

The groom organised the wedding in IKEA Dublin on Don't Tell The Bride last night

“I’m standing in IKEA in a wedding dress.”

# ireland - Monday 13 March, 2017

Shaun Edwards plays down row over 'harmless' middle-finger gesture during win over Ireland

‘There was nothing in it whatsoever.’

From The Daily Edge An Irish artist has issued a timely reminder on the difference between shamrocks and four-leaf clovers That Time Of Year

Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England

Aon have vacated their women’s jersey sponsorship for Inner City Helping Homeless ahead of the match.

From TheJournal.ie 'St Patrick's Day can't just be a parade, it has to be a stand': Senator goes on US TV to rally against Trump Anti-trump Protest

'St Patrick's Day can't just be a parade, it has to be a stand': Senator goes on US TV to rally against Trump

Irish Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained that the ‘Irish Stand’ event in New York aims to show solidarity with immigrants.

From The Daily Edge Des Cahill's emotional goodbye was a lovely moment on Dancing With The Stars Des And Karen
From The Daily Edge Dublin's Convention Centre actually popped up on a Saturday Night Live sketch Spotted

# ireland - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Analysis: The error that Joe Schmidt singled Paddy Jackson out for

George North’s first try on Friday night came straight from a clever Welsh lineout attack.

From The Daily Edge For everyone who grew up watching D'Unbelievables videos on repeat Away In A Home

For everyone who grew up watching D'Unbelievables videos on repeat

“She’d be a lovely little country if only you could roof it”

From The Daily Edge The 6 stages of watching *that* AIB mortgage ad Mick And Kate

The 6 stages of watching *that* AIB mortgage ad

An emotional rollercoaster.

From The Daily Edge Marian Keyes was on Desert Island Discs today and it was a perfect hour of radio National Treasure

Marian Keyes was on Desert Island Discs today and it was a perfect hour of radio

Keyes spoke about her career, struggles with depression and played a HAPE of bangers.

From The Daily Edge Here's what happened when I asked every TD in Ireland if they liked Beyoncé Queen Bey

Here's what happened when I asked every TD in Ireland if they liked Beyoncé

“Enda Kenny really is a good for nothing type of brother.”

From TheJournal.ie Inventors, creators and innovators: The untold stories of what Irish people have given the world Punching Above Our Weight

Inventors, creators and innovators: The untold stories of what Irish people have given the world

A new book seeks to give these people recognition.

'It’s never ideal losing your 10, but you have to be ready for anything'

Garry Ringrose felt Ireland adapted well to losing Sexton twice, but Joe Schmidt didn’t quite agree.

# ireland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

As it happened: England v Scotland, Six Nations Triple Crown decider

We went minute-by-minute as Vern Cotter’s entertaining Scots went to Twickenham in search of a Triple Crown.

From The Daily Edge A country music star played a gig in Dublin's 3Arena last night... in front of a giant Union Jack Morto For You

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent

The Ireland captain and hooker was disappointed with some costly lineout failings.

From The Daily Edge A Disney-themed pub crawl is coming to Dublin, and people are fierce excited Disney Pub Crawl

A Disney-themed pub crawl is coming to Dublin, and people are fierce excited

Disney and alcohol. What could be better?

What the RTE panel had to say in the wake of defeat in Cardiff last night

In case you watched the game in the pub.

From The Daily Edge The Irish singles chart right now shows how much Irish people bloody love Ed Sheeran We Love You Ed

The Irish singles chart right now shows how much Irish people bloody love Ed Sheeran

The entire top 16 is dominated by Ed.

Schmidt stresses positives but Ireland leave Cardiff in deep disappointment

Wales scored three tries to Ireland’s zero in a 22-9 win.

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.