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

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption

Updated 10 hours ago 6,913 Views 3 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
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# Getting There

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

Mon 7:00 AM 2,100 Views 0 Comments

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

'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
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# 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

Sun 7:00 AM 17,642 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sat 12:18 PM 23,864 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
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# Player Profile

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

Updated Sat 9:19 AM 35,112 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
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# Friendly Fires

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

Sat 7:15 AM 1,884 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Fri 2:44 PM 2,424 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Thu 9:02 PM 12,115 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
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# Starting XV

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

Thu 2:25 PM 3,104 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Wed 12:00 PM 12,526 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.

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
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# 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 2,723 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?
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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 42,966 Views 108 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movie
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# Movie

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,798 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
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# Spotlight

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

Apr 1st 2021, 5:02 PM 5,007 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
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# Back In Action

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

Apr 1st 2021, 12:44 PM 6,219 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
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# Summer Camp

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

Apr 1st 2021, 12:07 PM 5,289 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.

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
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# 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 9,119 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
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# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,094 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 13,620 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
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# Second Receiver

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

Mar 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 8,585 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,855 Views 8 Comments

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

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 62,467 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 81,342 Views 128 Comments

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

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 8,271 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
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# 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 14,981 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.

What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?
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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 25,092 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.

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'
# Impact
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# 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 26,911 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 24th 2021, 12:41 PM 6,980 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
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# Review

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

Mar 24th 2021, 7:52 AM 13,056 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,615 Views 52 Comments

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

Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released
# Ready To Rock
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# Ready To Rock

Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:40 PM 42,394 Views 3 Comments

The competition begins on 3 April.

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
# Big Dev
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# Big Dev

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 8,337 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'
# J Lowe
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# J Lowe

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 10,422 Views 19 Comments

Leinster believe their environment can help James Lowe get back to his best.

'He is so important to Ireland's attacking structure. He's that on-field coach'
# Conductor
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# Conductor

'He is so important to Ireland's attacking structure. He's that on-field coach'

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:30 PM 23,469 Views 14 Comments

Johnny’s Sexton’s impressive showing against England was up for discussion on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level
# Coygig
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# Coygig

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 19,389 Views 0 Comments

Qualification for a first major tournament is ‘long overdue,’ says Áine O’Gorman.

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton
# No Ban
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# No Ban

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:41 PM 77,370 Views 68 Comments

The incident occurred in the 77th minute of Ireland’s win over the English.

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season
# Positive Push
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# Positive Push

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:12 PM 1,772 Views 0 Comments

‘It kind of feels like we’re only just getting started,’ says the Peamount United and Ireland star.

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:52 AM 12,420 Views 32 Comments

The Connacht centre was dismissed during Ireland’s 32-18 win at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

Ireland's win was impressive but they need to back it up to leave a legacy
# The Next Step
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# The Next Step

Ireland's win was impressive but they need to back it up to leave a legacy

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,544 Views 4 Comments

Great teams are defined by championships not one-off victories.

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point
# Benchmark
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# Benchmark

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:05 AM 13,574 Views 12 Comments

Last weekend’s convincing win over England was a new peak for this Irish team.

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