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#Iceland

# iceland - Friday 1 December, 2017

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,259 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# iceland - Friday 15 September, 2017

Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile
# On Thin Ice
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# On Thin Ice

Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile

Sep 15th 2017, 12:53 PM 43,956 Views 60 Comments

The convicted sex offender was applying for “restored honour”, or a legal clean slate.

# iceland - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round
# Hoop Dreams
# Hoop Dreams

Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round

Jul 6th 2017, 9:55 PM 8,820 Views 20 Comments

Graham Burke’s excellent first half strike capped off an assured performance from Stephen Bradley’s side.

Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon
# On The Up
# On The Up

Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon

Jul 6th 2017, 3:43 PM 2,062 Views 1 Comment

Shamrock Rovers face Stjarnan tonight with a 1-0 lead and a priceless away goal from their opening leg in Iceland.

# iceland - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'They're a dangerous team going forward' - Bradley cautious ahead of Rovers' trip to Iceland
# Shamrock Rovers
# Shamrock Rovers

'They're a dangerous team going forward' - Bradley cautious ahead of Rovers' trip to Iceland

Jun 28th 2017, 1:00 PM 2,885 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Bradley took over as Shamrock Rovers manager 12 months ago following the club’s exit from Europe.

# iceland - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect
# Climate Change
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# Climate Change

Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect

Jun 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 27,459 Views 19 Comments

The Icelandic volcano Holuhraun, which erupted in 2014, did not increase the amount of water in the clouds.

# iceland - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'They have a viking mentality' - Bell targets Iceland win in build-up to World Cup campaign
# Coygig
# Coygig

'They have a viking mentality' - Bell targets Iceland win in build-up to World Cup campaign

Jun 8th 2017, 2:27 PM 2,157 Views 1 Comment

WNT manager Colin Bell expects a tough night in Tallaght as his side gear towards the beginning of their 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign.

# iceland - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map
# Still Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Still Friends

Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map

Apr 25th 2017, 11:38 AM 22,498 Views 6 Comments

Iceland is missing.

# iceland - Monday 10 April, 2017

270 jobs on the way as Iceland opens string of new Irish stores
# Jobs Watch
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobs Watch

270 jobs on the way as Iceland opens string of new Irish stores

Apr 10th 2017, 3:34 PM 23,022 Views 48 Comments

Stores are set to open in locations like Fermoy, Galway, Letterkenny and Gorey.

# iceland - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women
# Mind The Gap
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# Mind The Gap

Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

Apr 4th 2017, 9:54 PM 13,609 Views 49 Comments

The law will come into effect in January.

# iceland - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
# Financial Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,597 Views 22 Comments

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# iceland - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'The manager will decide if he's happy or not' - Horgan staying grounded after Ireland debut
# Tús Maith Leath Na Hoibre
# Tús Maith Leath Na Hoibre

'The manager will decide if he's happy or not' - Horgan staying grounded after Ireland debut

Mar 29th 2017, 9:38 AM 3,736 Views 10 Comments

The Preston winger was introduced during last night’s game against Iceland.

# iceland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 PM 66,912 Views 28 Comments

We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.

# iceland - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt? From TheJournal.ie

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

Mar 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 24,463 Views 47 Comments

Iceland forgave a portion of mortgage holders’ debts in 2014.

# iceland - Monday 23 January, 2017

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach
# Rare Crime
From TheJournal.ie
# Rare Crime

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach

Jan 23rd 2017, 1:48 PM 54,098 Views 20 Comments

Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.

# iceland - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Mystery: Three sailors arrested after disappearance of young woman in Iceland
# Missing
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# Missing

Mystery: Three sailors arrested after disappearance of young woman in Iceland

Jan 21st 2017, 8:45 AM 36,010 Views 11 Comments

Members of Iceland’s elite police unit flew to a trawler to question the crew.

# iceland - Monday 2 January, 2017

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU
# In Out
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# In Out

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:43 PM 13,227 Views 47 Comments

But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?

# iceland - Friday 23 December, 2016

'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:44 AM 4,468 Views 5 Comments

England’s Euro 2016 elimination to Iceland took Roy Hodgson completely by surprise.

# iceland - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Iceland (the country) sues 'aggressive' Iceland (the frozen food shop) over name
# NO THAW IN RELATIONS
From TheJournal.ie
# NO THAW IN RELATIONS

Iceland (the country) sues 'aggressive' Iceland (the frozen food shop) over name

Nov 24th 2016, 8:38 PM 19,012 Views 34 Comments

The Nordic country has taken the case to the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

# iceland - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'It's been a bit taboo ... but it attracts people': Inside the world's biggest penis museum
# Reykjavik
From TheJournal.ie
# Reykjavik

'It's been a bit taboo ... but it attracts people': Inside the world's biggest penis museum

Nov 19th 2016, 9:00 AM 20,631 Views 28 Comments

“It all started as a joke,” the museum’s manager said. “My father had fun just collecting, doing something no one has done before.”

# iceland - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short
# Iceland
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# Iceland

Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short

Oct 30th 2016, 1:19 PM 15,617 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.

# iceland - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Iceland election: Anti-establishment Pirate Party set to shake up political landscape
# Voting Today
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# Voting Today

Iceland election: Anti-establishment Pirate Party set to shake up political landscape

Oct 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 9,731 Views 19 Comments

The party is hoping to capitalise on the deep distrust of the political elite in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations.

# iceland - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland
# Aaaar Matey
From TheJournal.ie
# Aaaar Matey

Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland

Aug 13th 2016, 11:30 AM 14,946 Views 29 Comments

The protest party promotes direct democracy, 35-hour working weeks and total drug decriminalisation for the island nation.

# iceland - Monday 25 July, 2016

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland
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# Sponsored By Wow Air

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland

Jul 25th 2016, 1:56 PM 16,156 Views 20 Comments

From the Blue Lagoon right up to the Haukadalur valley.

# iceland - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

The Iceland football team were welcomed home from the Euros with this spine-tingling 'Viking Clap'
# Viking Clap
From The Daily Edge
# Viking Clap

The Iceland football team were welcomed home from the Euros with this spine-tingling 'Viking Clap'

Jul 5th 2016, 11:39 AM 4,828 Views 1 Comment

Let’s hear it for the unlikely heroes of the Euros!

# iceland - Sunday 3 July, 2016

As it happened: France v Iceland, Euro 2016 quarter-final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: France v Iceland, Euro 2016 quarter-final

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:00 PM 54,517 Views 45 Comments

One of the tournament’s surprise packages looked to cause another upset when they met the hosts at the Stade de France.

Here's the hardest quiz about Iceland you'll take today
# Thunder Clap
From TheJournal.ie
# Thunder Clap

Here's the hardest quiz about Iceland you'll take today

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:00 AM 33,146 Views 39 Comments

The country’s journey at Euro 2016 is the story of the tournament, but how well do you know your geysers from your volcanic ash clouds?

# iceland - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

These last-minute Iceland supporters sum up that 'anyone but England' feeling
# In The Bag
From The Daily Edge
# In The Bag

These last-minute Iceland supporters sum up that 'anyone but England' feeling

Jun 28th 2016, 10:50 AM 5,616 Views 0 Comments

Frozen football experts.

'It's been the perfect response from England' — Steve McClaren tempts fate as Iceland net winner
# Shteve
# Shteve

'It's been the perfect response from England' — Steve McClaren tempts fate as Iceland net winner

Jun 28th 2016, 10:20 AM 15,156 Views 18 Comments

McClaren froze on air as Kolbeinn Sigthorsson squeezed what turned out to be the winning goal past Joe Hart.

They've had a tough few months - so it's no surprise Icelanders are losing their minds a little
# Iceland Smites
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# Iceland Smites

They've had a tough few months - so it's no surprise Icelanders are losing their minds a little

Jun 28th 2016, 8:50 AM 30,884 Views 22 Comments

Their adult population is just a little larger than that of Kildare. So, yes, they’ve been partying.

'The future is bright' - Rooney denies international retirement after England debacle
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

'The future is bright' - Rooney denies international retirement after England debacle

Jun 28th 2016, 8:43 AM 4,736 Views 14 Comments

The captain says he is determined to fight on under a new manager.

# iceland - Monday 27 June, 2016

Iceland hero Sigurdsson: 'England thought it would be a walk in the park'
# Cold As Ice
# Cold As Ice

Iceland hero Sigurdsson: 'England thought it would be a walk in the park'

Jun 27th 2016, 11:26 PM 10,859 Views 12 Comments

Ragnar Sigurdsson feels England underestimated Iceland and expected an easy evening in Nice.

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland
# The End
# The End

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland

Jun 27th 2016, 10:33 PM 11,900 Views 34 Comments

Hodgson won’t be seeking to renew a contract which was due to expire at the end of the tournament.

The dream continues for Iceland as they stun England to book quarter-final spot
# Upset
# Upset

The dream continues for Iceland as they stun England to book quarter-final spot

Jun 27th 2016, 10:15 PM 41,852 Views 145 Comments

Huge shock in France sets up a quarter-final against the hosts.

The Joe Hart howler that gave Iceland a shock lead against England
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

The Joe Hart howler that gave Iceland a shock lead against England

Jun 27th 2016, 8:46 PM 21,463 Views 58 Comments

The England goalkeeper should have done much better for Iceland’s second goal.

As it happened: England v Iceland, Euro 2016
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: England v Iceland, Euro 2016

Jun 27th 2016, 7:00 PM 81,114 Views 122 Comments

With one more quarter-final place on offer, a meeting with hosts France on Sunday evening is the reward for the winner.

Sterling starts as England make 6 changes for Iceland clash
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

Sterling starts as England make 6 changes for Iceland clash

Jun 27th 2016, 6:37 PM 7,611 Views 9 Comments

The Manchester City winger returns despite struggling in England’s games against Russia and Wales.

My Best Road Trip: taking in volcanic views, glaciers and geo-thermal pools in Iceland
# Reader Routes
From TheJournal.ie
# Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: taking in volcanic views, glaciers and geo-thermal pools in Iceland

Jun 27th 2016, 4:09 PM 2,148 Views 8 Comments

Taking in all the breath-taking scenery Iceland has to offer with my mates in a Land Rover Defender.

# iceland - Saturday 25 June, 2016

A lot of Icelanders are too busy watching Euro 2016 to vote for their new President
# Priorities In Order
From TheJournal.ie
# Priorities In Order

A lot of Icelanders are too busy watching Euro 2016 to vote for their new President

Jun 25th 2016, 5:16 PM 14,858 Views 11 Comments

Around 10% of the country’s population are in France as voters go to the polls.

# iceland - Friday 24 June, 2016

Icelandic chihuahua prepares to chase the England rhino
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

Icelandic chihuahua prepares to chase the England rhino

Jun 24th 2016, 2:41 PM 3,483 Views 2 Comments

Elmar Bjarnason has revealed Iceland’s unusual source of motivation ahead of their clash with England.