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#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ireland U20 international Scannell signs for French club Biarritz

The 19-year-old hooker joins after a season in the Munster sub-academy.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Former Connacht flanker joins growing Irish contingent at Nottingham

James Connolly has joined the English Championship side for the 2019/20 season.

# irish-abroad - Monday 15 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest Blue-ringed Octopus This post contains videos

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest

Venom from the blue-ringed octopus usually leads to paralysis and can even kill.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad Referendum

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad

We’ve been promised a referendum on the issue later this year.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 2 June, 2019

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'

30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'

After Conán O’Donnell’s Super Rugby debut, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne wondered which other Irish players would thrive down south.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Monaghan defender helps Dundee United keep clean sheet to secure Scottish play-off advantage

Former Ireland U21 international Mark Connolly featured as Dundee United overcame Inverness away from home.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'

26-year-old Jerry Sexton has earned a contract in the Pro14 with the Southern Kings.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'We’ve got quality like Conor coming off the bench. He speaks for himself with his goal'

Conor Hourihane and Jack Grealish were instrumental as Aston Villa came from behind to beat West Brom.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Louth native set to face Ireland after being named in Australia U20 squad

Michael McDonald helped his team to beat New Zealand last weekend.

# irish-abroad - Monday 6 May, 2019

'He played like it was a training session': Kildare 19-year-old praised after Premier League debut

Ireland goalkeeper Mark Travers kept a debut clean sheet against Tottenham on Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Monday 29 April, 2019

'I'm 42, not 92. People think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong'

Mayo native Sinead Diver, who only took up running aged 32, finished 7th place at the London Marathon.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Ireland captain McCabe scores as Arsenal secure Women's Super League in front of record crowd

Ireland duo Katie McCabe and Louise Quinn were crowned champions on Sunday at the AMEX Stadium.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Jerry Sexton, younger brother of Johnny, signs for the Pro14's Kings

The 26-year-old is currently captaining the Jersey Reds in the English Championship.

# irish-abroad - Monday 22 April, 2019

Ireland duo McGoldrick and Stevens run riot as Sheffield United edge closer towards Premier League promotion

McGoldrick scored a brace while Enda Stevens was also on target in a 3-0 victory against Hull City.

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins Easter Attacks

Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins

No Irish citizens are believed to be among the dead or injured in yesterday’s fatal attacks.

# irish-abroad - Friday 19 April, 2019

'What he did today, not every player can do' - Ireland international Robinson stars with double for Preston

Callum Robinson scored twice against Ipswich while Richard Keogh was also on target for Derby.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland

Michael McDonald has been included in the Junior Wallabies squad for the Oceania Championships.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Ireland defender Matt Doherty breaks the deadlock at Wembley in FA Cup semi-final Magic Of The Cup This post contains videos

Ireland defender Matt Doherty breaks the deadlock at Wembley in FA Cup semi-final

The 27-year-old’s header broke the deadlock, before Wolves suffered a dramatic 3-2 defeat in extra-time.

'We're flying it at the moment': Ireland winger Horgan delighted with Edinburgh derby double

Daryl Horgan scored twice against Hearts yesterday to win the Edinburgh derby for Hibernian.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Sheffield United leapfrog Leeds into second thanks to McGoldrick winner against Preston

The 31-year-old continued his fine form after being named man-of-the-match in Ireland’s defeat of Georgia.

Daryl Horgan scores twice as Hibernian come from behind to shock Hearts in Edinburgh derby

The 26-year-old Galway native provided an impressive display at Tynecastle Park on Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge Who is Anne-Marie Tomchak? The Irish woman who's just been named British Vogue's new Digital Director Boss

Who is Anne-Marie Tomchak? The Irish woman who's just been named British Vogue's new Digital Director

The Longford native is about to make waves in Condé Nast.

5 Irish players earn starting berths for AFL openers this weekend

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and Pearce Hanley of Mayo will be in opposition

# irish-abroad - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation Sydney

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation

It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

McGoldrick scores 12th of the season for Sheffield United as Ireland internationals draw near

The 31-year-old was named in Mick McCarthy’s provisional squad to face Gibraltar and Georgia.

# irish-abroad - Monday 11 March, 2019

Former Munster back row earns new coaching role in France

James Coughlan has been appointed to the role of Provence forwards coach.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win

The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.

# irish-abroad - Monday 4 March, 2019

Keatley and Sexton grab tries, while Irish trio make Pro D2 team of the week

It was another busy weekend abroad for a raft of Irish-qualified players.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Matt Doherty: 'I'm playing in the Premier League every weekend. It's a dream come true'

The Dubliner has been enjoying a stand-out campaign at Molineux in his debut Premier League season.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'Pep came over and congratulated me': Carlow striker Amond earns praise from Guardiola Magic Of The Cup This post contains videos

'Pep came over and congratulated me': Carlow striker Amond earns praise from Guardiola

Padraig Amond continued his impressive record of scoring in every round of the FA Cup against Man City.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Carlow's Padraig Amond scores against Man City but Newport suffer FA Cup exit

Pep Guardiola’s men were 4-1 victors at Rondey Parade on Saturday with two late goals.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 9 February, 2019

McDowell in contention at Pebble Beach, while Mickelson and Spieth in five-way tie for lead

Phil Mickelson, Lucas Glover, Scott Langley, Paul Casey and Jordan Spieth are all 10 under heading into Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America

Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll have world-title fights on Friday 15 March, while Michael Conlan returns to Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

# irish-abroad - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ex-Connacht academy man Leader makes try-scoring debut for USA

The 26-year-old Galway man moved to the States in 2015.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Ireland international Burke loaned out to League One Gillingham in search of playing time

After 15 appearances and two goals for Preston, Graham Burke has gone on loan with the Gills.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement

The new season in the US and Canada kicks off this weekend.

# irish-abroad - Friday 25 January, 2019

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage Irish Abroad This post contains videos

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage

The Ireland international scored Bristol’s equaliser on Friday as they booked their place in the fifth round.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 19 January, 2019

The contrasting fortunes of those making Preston the most Irish club in England

Andy Boyle and Kevin O’Connor are on their way out.

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