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#Ireland

# ireland - Saturday 17 April, 2021

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat
# Reflection
# Reflection

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat

Sat 7:45 PM 4,569 Views 5 Comments

Adam Griggs says his side will refocus to chase down a third-place finish in the Six Nations next weekend.

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England
# French Class
# French Class

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England

Sat 4:18 PM 32,731 Views 48 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side hosted proceedings in Donnybrook this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

Sat 1:40 PM 28,641 Views 17 Comments

Ireland went down 56-15 to France in today’s clash at Energia Park.

# ireland - Friday 16 April, 2021

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
# Preview
# Preview

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Fri 5:08 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?
# Challenge
# Challenge

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?

Fri 4:50 PM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

The winner of tomorrow’s clash in Dublin will advance into the final against England.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Munster confirm that Zebo is returning to his native province this summer
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Munster confirm that Zebo is returning to his native province this summer

Updated Wed 1:36 PM 56,991 Views 124 Comments

The 31-year-old Ireland international has been in France for the last three seasons.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Wed 8:00 AM 16,688 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour
# Experience
# Experience

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour

Apr 13th 2021, 10:00 PM 12,518 Views 28 Comments

The 35-year-old is hoping to be part of the trip to South Africa this summer.

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 6,955 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions
# Priorities
# Priorities

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions

Apr 13th 2021, 11:56 AM 9,234 Views 0 Comments

Farrell will lead Ireland on their tour to the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.

# ireland - Monday 12 April, 2021

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:30 PM 9,034 Views 4 Comments

France is being added to the government’s quarantine list on Thursday.

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw
# Getting There
# Getting There

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw

Apr 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team lost out to Belgium this weekend but are showing plenty of promise.

# ireland - Sunday 11 April, 2021

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress
# Whelan In The Years
# Whelan In The Years

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress

Apr 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,748 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Emily Whelan took her chance against Denmark. Another could come against Belgium this evening.

# ireland - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 24,520 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,020 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming
# Friendly Fires
# Friendly Fires

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming

Apr 10th 2021, 7:15 AM 1,899 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a bit sickening to be honest, still a really hard pill to swallow,’ says Niamh Fahey.

# ireland - Friday 9 April, 2021

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'
# Joy Of Six
# Joy Of Six

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'

Apr 9th 2021, 2:44 PM 2,437 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Jamie Finn was excellent against Denmark – and global superstar Pernille Harder – last night.

# ireland - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly

Apr 8th 2021, 9:02 PM 12,122 Views 3 Comments

Nicoline Sorensen scored the decisive goal in the ninth minute at Tallaght Stadium.

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,118 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# ireland - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'
# Coygig
# Coygig

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 12:00 PM 12,531 Views 2 Comments

Friendlies, the World Cup draw and a fresh bid to reach a first-ever major tournament – an exciting few months lie ahead, says Ireland’s Claire O’Riordan.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,727 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

# ireland - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
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# The Good Information Project

Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?

Apr 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,182 Views 109 Comments

Polling carried out by The Journal found it may be a red line issue.

# ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movie
From TheJournal.ie
# Movie

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,843 Views 31 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby

Apr 1st 2021, 5:02 PM 5,019 Views 6 Comments

The tournament will be ‘front and centre’ for the next few weeks, according to the Irish rugby legend, who has been working as a garda through the pandemic.

Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence

Apr 1st 2021, 12:44 PM 6,224 Views 0 Comments

The centre-back has stepped up his recovery from a dislocated toe suffered on 15 February.

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies
# Summer Camp
# Summer Camp

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies

Apr 1st 2021, 12:07 PM 5,295 Views 9 Comments

The Boys In Green will face Andorra and Hungary in early June as Kenny looks for his first win at the helm.

# ireland - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,144 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,099 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear
# Stop Asian Hate
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# Stop Asian Hate

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear

Mar 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 13,874 Views 0 Comments

Trinity researcher Moonyoung Hong outlines the racist abuse she and other Asian women receive in Ireland.

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset
# Second Receiver
# Second Receiver

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset

Mar 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 8,588 Views 10 Comments

The 24-year-old has been encouraged to get involved as a distributor.

# ireland - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'
# Form
# Form

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,860 Views 8 Comments

Robbie Henshaw delivered another outstanding display as Leinster won the Pro14 last weekend.

# ireland - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
# Jabs
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# Jabs

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,551 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?

Mar 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 81,376 Views 128 Comments

Or should we stick to what we are already due to receive?

# ireland - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Ireland among UN Security Council members calling for meeting over North Korean missile launches
# UNSC
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# UNSC

Ireland among UN Security Council members calling for meeting over North Korean missile launches

Mar 27th 2021, 9:13 AM 8,282 Views 41 Comments

Diplomats said yesterday that France, Estonia, Ireland, Norway and Britain asked for a closed-door meeting of the council to be held on Tuesday.

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together
# The Good Information Project
From TheJournal.ie
# The Good Information Project

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,016 Views 4 Comments

An all-island milk bank, children’s heart care, and cancer treatments has brought benefits – but research is needed for further health collaborations.

# ireland - Friday 26 March, 2021

What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
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# The Good Information Project

What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?

Mar 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,355 Views 31 Comments

Experts are starting to give more attention to the question of what a united Ireland or shared island would look like in economic terms.

# ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'
# Impact
# Impact

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'

Mar 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 26,915 Views 15 Comments

Rhys Ruddock would have loved more game time in the Six Nations.

# ireland - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter
# Pauw Patrol
# Pauw Patrol

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter

Mar 24th 2021, 12:41 PM 6,983 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side will play a friendly double-header next month with focus switching to the 2023 World Cup qualification campaign.

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead
# Review
# Review

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead

Mar 24th 2021, 7:52 AM 13,061 Views 3 Comments

The lineout and scrum were superb during this championship but there’s lots of work to do elsewhere.

# ireland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,620 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

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