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#Italy

# italy - Friday 9 February, 2018

'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job

Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.

O'Shea: 'That’s sport. That’s why I’ll never do any job in Ireland'

The Italy head coach remains realistic about what his side can achieve against the top teams.

World Cup plans go hand-in-hand with the present tense for Ireland

Joe Schmidt has brought in future prospects to get them acquainted with the camp.

'When you're not able to do something, it becomes mental': McGrath ready to roar again

The loosehead prop took a look at his game in order to get back to enjoying himself on the field again.

Schmidt demanding Ireland 'to keep scoring, keep driving forward'

A bonus point win is the minimum standard required for an Ireland team with title ambitions.

# italy - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'He reminds me of a young Christian Cullen. He is box office' - O'Shea

Conor O’Shea expained how difficult it was to leave Ian McKinley out this weekend.

Ireland leave little to chance and more talking points ahead of Italy clash

Joe Schmidt has named a team to power through any potential hiccups.

McKinley misses out as O'Shea makes three changes to Italy XV to face Ireland

McKinley misses out as O'Shea makes three changes to Italy XV to face Ireland

The former Leinster out-half won’t feature against his native country.

Larmour in line for Test debut as Schmidt tweaks pack for Italy

Ireland head coach makes four changes for second game of the Six Nations campaign.

The sky's the limit for Ryan, but O'Kelly stresses importance of durability

‘Devin Toner doesn’t get injured, he injures people.’

# italy - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Ireland U20s forced to make changes as Ulster duo required for Pro14 action

Noel McNamara was forced into a late personnel change ahead of a clash with Italy.

'We’re not in this to just kick penalties and drop goals' - Ireland on the attack

Assistant coach Richie Murphy says Ireland will look to build better shapes off the ball.

# italy - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Carbery ready to take rare turn at 10 against Italy

“Well, if Joe picks me…”

Toner willing to welcome Ryan competition with open arms

The unflappable second row took his bench role on the chin, but is ready to wrestle his place back starting against Italy this weekend.

# italy - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Amanda Knox talked prison and redemption and then sang an Irish rebel song on Ray D'Arcy last night Ye Black And Tans

Amanda Knox talked prison and redemption and then sang an Irish rebel song on Ray D'Arcy last night

The 30-year-old, who spent the guts of a decade fighting a murder conviction in Italy over the death of her then flatmate, made a memorable appearance on last night’s show.

# italy - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Far-right supporter shouting 'Viva Italia' shot six foreign nationals in central Italy Macerata

Far-right supporter shouting 'Viva Italia' shot six foreign nationals in central Italy

The incident happened earlier this morning in the central Italian town of Macerata.

# italy - Friday 2 February, 2018

Eddie Jones' England team shows one change from the XV Conor O'Shea predicted last week

O’Shea was very close, but Ben Te’o starts in the centre for Sunday’s clash in Rome.

Conte eager for return to national job says Italian football federation boss

Antonio Conte wants to work with the national team again says Roberto Fabbricini.

# italy - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Amanda Knox will appear on the Ray D'Arcy Show this Saturday Interview

Amanda Knox will appear on the Ray D'Arcy Show this Saturday

Knox was wrongfully convicted for murder in 2009 after a trial that gripped the world.

# italy - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least 3 killed and 10 seriously injured after train derails near Milan Italy

At least 3 killed and 10 seriously injured after train derails near Milan

About 100 other people sustained light injuries in the incident.

# italy - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Eddie Jones upbeat despite supposed 'doom and gloom' and rising English injury toll

“Chris Robshaw’s unbelievable in the pool. He did a water aerobics class with a bunch of Portuguese women yesterday.”

# italy - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Hard road ahead for Italy, but O'Shea willing to work for day in the sun

We caught up with the Azzurri boss as a daunting Six Nations schedule looms, but Pro14 performances have shown that there is something brewing in Italy.

# italy - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

# italy - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs The Gift Of Giving

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

# italy - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dead on arrival, Rome's 'mangy' Christmas tree set to be immortalised Much Loved

Dead on arrival, Rome's 'mangy' Christmas tree set to be immortalised

Many said the tree – which cost around €48,000 – was a metaphor for the state of the Italian capital.

# italy - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Inter's Scudetto hopes dealt another blow with Lazio stalemate

Inter are without a win in four Serie A matches following a goalless draw with Lazio, leaving them seven points adrift of Napoli.

# italy - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Baldy toilet brush': Locals aren't happy with Rome's wilted Christmas tree Spruce Up Needed

'Baldy toilet brush': Locals aren't happy with Rome's wilted Christmas tree

The tree cost the city almost €50,000.

# italy - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December Grounded

Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December

The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.

# italy - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Italy fisherman 'throws migrant worker overboard' to evade police Operation Chains

Italy fisherman 'throws migrant worker overboard' to evade police

The man told his rescuer that the captain had pushed him into the sea for fear of the coast guard.

# italy - Friday 1 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi ordered to trial over alleged witness tampering in 'bunga bunga' parties case Italy

Berlusconi ordered to trial over alleged witness tampering in 'bunga bunga' parties case

The former prime minister is accused of making payments to a pianist who played at parties in his house.

# italy - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Gigi Buffon: 'Even when I'm 60 I could never turn down any call'

Buffon isn’t ruling out a return to the Azzurri if needed.

# italy - Monday 20 November, 2017

World Cup failure sees head of Italian FA quit but board refuse to follow

The news comes a week after Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as manager of the Italian national team.

# italy - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Pumas finish strongly to see off Italy

This was no work of art in Florence.

# italy - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer

It just won’t be the same without them.

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

De Rossi and Barzagli join Buffon in announcing Italy retirement

The Azzurri veterans confirmed they’re stepping aside after seeing their hopes of playing at the 2018 World Cup dashed by Sweden.

# italy - Monday 13 November, 2017

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw

It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.

# italy - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'We're Italy, we'll qualify,' insists under-pressure boss Ventura

Sweden head to Milan with a one-goal advantage.

# italy - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Inspiring comeback sees Ian McKinley kick crucial penalty on Italy debut

McKinley scored an important second half penalty as Italy earned their first Test win of 2017.

# italy - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'Let’s not confuse Nutella with sh**': Gattuso claims Pirlo's class made him consider career change

‘In the dressing room? He’s a big son of a… With all due respect to his mother!’