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# ireland - Today’s News

James Ryan relishing return to Twickenham

While many generations in Irish rugby are scarred by Twickenham, the 23-year-old has only fond memories of playing there.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

'By the state of his ankle it looks pretty serious' - Bad news for Ireland and Newcastle defender

Magpies boss Steve Bruce addressed Ciaran Clark’s injury after their defeat to Arsenal.

# ireland - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'It’s a lot more chilled, we're barely in the classroom': Earls enjoying freedom under Farrell

The tension of the World Cup and Japan has, for now at least, dissipated.

# ireland - Friday 14 February, 2020

Former Ireland international Jimmy Conway dies aged 73 RIP

Former Ireland international Jimmy Conway dies aged 73

The Dubliner earned 20 international caps during his career.

# ireland - Thursday 13 February, 2020

‘The English are arrogant. But to be arrogant you have to be good. They’ll beat Ireland’

After two weeks of the tournament, we ask a team of experts to assess how this Six Nations season is going for Ireland.

England dealt fresh injury blow ahead of clash with Ireland

Anthony Watson is out of the Twickenham game and may yet miss the entire Six Nations.

21-year-old Doris back in contention for Ireland ahead of England clash

Head coach Andy Farrell also signalled a clean bill of health for Robbie Henshaw.

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

Farrell's Ireland forced to cancel open training session in Cork

Heavy overnight rain in the city means the IRFU had to move training to Musgrave Park.

# ireland - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Manu Tuilagi returns to England training camp ahead of Ireland clash

The 28-year-old centre hopes to be fit for the Twickenham encounter in two weekends’ time.

# ireland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Ireland's mid-term report: mix of gold stars and cranky teacher's red pen

French and English will be Ireland’s toughest tests of the season and they have still to sit those exams.

Ireland underage international on target as Derby beat Dortmund in Uefa Youth League

Eiran Cashin slotted home, while Festy Ebosele also starred for Derby County.

'This club needs European football,' says Everton captain Coleman after surge in form under Ancelotti

The Toffees are targeting Europe as the business end of the season approaches.

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# ireland - Monday 10 February, 2020

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'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films

The Dublin International Film Festival takes place at the end of this month.

Ireland U20s won't be overawed ahead of clash with seniors and England

Noel McNamara is keen to prep his side to play without the benefit of a supportive home crowd.

Twickenham visit looms for Farrell's Ireland after strong Six Nations start

‘We want to keep the pressure on,’ said the Ireland boss after the win over Wales.

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'

The Ireland out-half is getting to grips with his new role as the team’s permanent leader.

# ireland - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Analysis: Andrew Conway delivers a brilliant wing display for Ireland

The 28-year-old Munster man defended well, chased hard and made good decisions.

'The X-factor that she brings is all her': Another dream day for Ireland's 18-year-old sensation Storm Beibhinn This post contains videos

'The X-factor that she brings is all her': Another dream day for Ireland's 18-year-old sensation

Beibhinn Parsons scored another wonder-try in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

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'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world

Sinn Féin’s performance is of particular interest.

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two

Donnybrook’s Energia Park hosts the clash with familiar foes Wales this afternoon.

Weight of the World Cup shaken off as Ireland prove they can entertain

Ireland played with freedom of expression in attack and, whisper it, had a little fun too.

# ireland - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap

The Leinster back row earned his international debut as a late replacement.

Sexton: ‘Our biggest challenge is up ahead’

Despite being on course to win another grand slam, Johnny Sexton is preaching caution ahead of the trip to Twickenham.

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

'Today was good but there is more in us,' says Andy Farrell

The Ireland head coach was thrilled with today’s win but believes bigger tests lie up ahead.

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in their big win over Wales?

For the second week in a row, CJ Stander got the official man of the match award but this time he had plenty of rivals for that prize. Here are our ratings but tell us what you think.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as both Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac enter their second match as head coach.

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'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults

The author of the children’s classic Under the Hawthorn Tree has written a new book for adults about the Famine.

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

'Being able to sing that with your Irish teammates is special so I always try to give it 110%'

Ireland star Anna Caplice on her undying passion on and off the pitch, and her giant mural back home in Mallow.

# ireland - Friday 7 February, 2020

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales

Openside Mark Hernan scored early and late in the first-half to keep Ireland well clear of the Welsh threat.

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve

Andy Farrell’s pack will be looking to rebound at scrum time against the Welsh.

'I've been taken massively outside of my comfort zone,’ says Tadhg Furlong

The Ireland prop didn’t anticipate becoming part of the team’s leadership group but is beginning to find his voice.

'I wouldn't change it for the world' - Persistence pays off for sporting and career all-rounder Keohane

The Cork star earned her first Ireland 15s cap last weekend.

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