# Eagles

This year
Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner dies aged 77
Meisner died on Wednesday night in Los Angeles of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Leinster scrum-half McCarthy set for move to the US after Eagles call-up
The 28-year-old was born in Michigan and played underage rugby for Ireland.
Last year
Hurts inspires unbeaten Eagles, Vikings march on and champions Rams routed
Elsewhere the Minnesota Vikings moved to a 6-1 record with a 34-26 victory over the Arizona Cardinals
All time
Irish rugby club gives players with special needs a chance to shine
‘There is a sense of achievement for them and they can say they belong to a rugby club.’
Eagles to play Aviva Stadium next summer
Little Big Town will join the show as part of Eagles’ 50th-anniversary tour.
Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it
A report by
Niall Sargent
Noteworthy reveals virtually no protected sites have management plans and Ireland is moving further away from a target for effective nature conservation.
A host of iconic Irish species and habitats are under threat, writes Niall Sargent in first part of Noteworthy's investigation into biodiversity loss
Virtually none of our protected nature areas have management plans
An expert forum has labelled the State as the “biggest transgressor of environmental law in Ireland”
21 white-tailed eagle chicks released into the wild in Munster
It’s hoped the chicks will bolster the existing white-tailed eagle population in Ireland.
23 white-tailed eagles arrive in Kerry Airport as part of wildlife reintroduction project
The chicks were collected this June from nests throughout the Trondheim area of West-Central Norway.
Ex-Connacht out-half Luke Carty called up by USA for Ireland and England Tests
The younger brother of Ireland international Jack plays for the LA Giltinis.
Crystal Palace rubber-stamp Premier League status with win at Sheffield United
The Eagles were all but safe before arriving in Sheffield but this victory made absolutely sure.
'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'
Aisling McCarthy and Niamh and Grace Kelly starred for West Coast Eagles in their big win yesterday.
Ebere Eze stunner helps Crystal Palace pile more misery on Sheffield United
The Eagles secure a sixth win of the season.
Wilson shines as Seahawks down Eagles
The Seahawks lead the NFC West as they move to 8-3 for the season.
Super Bowl champions Patriots use trick play to edge Eagles and exact revenge
The New England Patriots clinched their 19th straight winning NFL season.
Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA
The 26-year-old Galway man moved to the States in 2015.
Inis Mór man Mullen returns to Ireland as a key part of the USA team
The 27-year-old tighthead prop moved to the States eight years ago.
'Words can't explain how truly thankful I am to be here'
Eagles hooker Dylan Fawsitt moved to the US in 2014 and is now set to face his native Ireland.
The Philly Special makes a return as the Eagles hold out for opening-day win over the Falcons
Two touchdowns from Jay Ajayi gave the defending champions their first win of the seaon.
Ex-Blackrock hooker Fawsitt scores first international try as USA secure historic title
The Eagles beat Uruguay in Montevideo on Saturday to secure a second consecutive Americas Rugby Championship.
'Ireland makes headlines in Norway when a white-tailed eagle is killed here'
The Norwegian government donated 15 white-tailed eagles to Ireland in 2007, in an attempt to reintroduce the species here.
Big Sam's back! Palace move swiftly to replace Pardew with Allardyce
The former England boss has agreed a two-and-a-half year deal with the Londoners.
Alan Pardew 'asked to step down' as Crystal Palace manager
It’s a free Christmas for Pards.
Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones
A series of tests have been organised since early 2015, and the Dutch forces announced yesterday that the results had been good.
Once extinct white-tailed eagle chicks fly the nest in three counties
This year is the most successful to date with a total of six chicks in Kerry, Cork and Galway.
'I’ve told him I’ll come back and get him' - Connacht sorry MacGinty must leave
The USA international out-half has been a revelation for Connacht.
Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dies aged 67
He passed away after battling illness for several weeks.
The legend of Frank Olivo, and the day they threw snowballs at Santa Claus
A terrible year, a miserable day, and a Christmas legend in the City of Brotherly Love.
Eagles are 'facing starvation' on the hills of Donegal
Calls have been made to save Ireland’s endangered population of golden eagles.
Cork's John Quill starts for USA opposite a mean-looking Springbok back row
The former Dolphin man starts at openside with head coach Mike Tolkin keeping one eye on their pool finale against Japan.
Aj MacGinty, the Dublin-born out-half leading USA into the World Cup
The 25-year-old has impressed since making his international debut during the summer.
Dublin native MacGinty makes USA debut at out-half against Samoa
The former Blackrock College playmaker kicked 11 points for the Eagles.
Rare white-tailed eagle chicks hatched in four Irish counties
It is hoped the eagle families will go on to form a viable population in Ireland.
Schmidt alert to Connacht's resurgance as five make Ireland group
Robbie Henshaw, Kieran Marmion, Rodney Ah You, Nathan White and Darragh Leader have made the November squad.
Sproles rolls over Colts as Eagles claim win from 14 points down
The running back came up with the big plays as Chip Kelly’s Philly stay unbeaten.
Irish scientists find vultures to be a very crafty bunch
New research shows that vultures really live up to their reputation for scavenging.
Pulis parts ways with Palace two days before Premier League kick-off
The Welshman guided the side to mid-table last season, but reportedly grew frustrated with the transfer deals done this summer.
Here's how you can see the first White Tailed Sea Eagles born in Ireland in over a century
The new viewing point in County Clare allows the public view these magnificent birds without disturbing them.
The first white-tailed eagle chicks of the year have been born
The birds hatched in Clare and Glengarriff over the past four weeks.
Premier League wrap: Palace out of the drop zone after huge win
Tony Pulis masterminded a 1-0 win over Aston Villa, while Tim Sherwood’s Spurs had to settle for a draw.
Chamakh goal takes Palace off bottom as Pulis gets up and running
The Eagles got the better of West Ham on a tense night.