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From The42 Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby Gamechanger

Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby

And he can feel the spirit of 2016 swelling in Connacht too.

From The42 Ireland to face Bulgaria and New Zealand in Dublin as FAI confirm 2019 friendlies Friendlies

Ireland to face Bulgaria and New Zealand in Dublin as FAI confirm 2019 friendlies

Mick McCarthy’s men will face Bulgaria and New Zealand before important Euro 2020 qualifiers later this year.

From The42 Leinster openside Van der Flier in impressive form as Six Nations looms VDF

Leinster openside Van der Flier in impressive form as Six Nations looms

The 25-year-old is looking likely to be wearing Ireland’s seven shirt on 2 February.

From The42 Griggs names 29-strong squad as Ireland's Six Nations preparations continue Getting Warmed Up

Griggs names 29-strong squad as Ireland's Six Nations preparations continue

Eight uncapped players are included for a warm-up game against Wales this weekend.

From The42 Shane Lowry equals course record to secure early lead at Abu Dhabi Going Well This post contains videos

Shane Lowry equals course record to secure early lead at Abu Dhabi

The Offaly native produced an impressive opening round 62, which included 10 birdies and eight pars, and left him on -10.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort Prep

Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort

The national squad had a successful camp in Spain before last year’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm Unlucky

Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm

The 28-year-old was making his Bath comeback from another broken forearm.

From The42 18-year-old Cavan defender impresses and fires home on Newcastle U23 debut Young Gun

18-year-old Cavan defender impresses and fires home on Newcastle U23 debut

Oisin McEntee was at the heart of that controversial Ireland U17 Euros penalty shootout last May.

From TheJournal.ie Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York Film Locations

Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York

…Like in Greta (pictured). We talk to an expert about how it all happens.

From The42 'He reminds me of Kante and Makelele': Rice earns high praise from West Ham team-mate Hammers This post contains videos

'He reminds me of Kante and Makelele': Rice earns high praise from West Ham team-mate

Michail Antonio said he believes Declan Rice is good enough to play for Ireland or England.

From The42 Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox Worthy Cause

Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox

Former footballing greats are set to line out in Dublin on 12 April.

From The42 Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship Georgia On My Mind

Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship

The 21-year-old ASU student previously featured in last year’s US Open at Shoal Creek.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people Malta

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover Port Of Dover

Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover

Yesterday, 89 trucks took part in a no-deal Brexit test to see what delays there would be if there were checks at the Port of Dover.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade Tourism

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade

Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry region named as one of Rough Guides' best places in the world to visit in 2019 Peak Performance

Kerry region named as one of Rough Guides' best places in the world to visit in 2019

The area is one of six which ‘excite’ the guide’s authors this year.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland

The Irish government and the EU says they’re not preparing for a hard border – here’s what three Irish MEPs think.

From The42 'Trippier jumped in front of me and as soon as it hit my head, I knew it was in. Everything just slowed down' Giant Killer

'Trippier jumped in front of me and as soon as it hit my head, I knew it was in. Everything just slowed down'

Newport County striker and Carlow native Padraig Amond relives last year’s FA Cup goal against Spurs and hopes another is on the cards against Leicester City this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie For decades, Irish taoisigh have been getting letters suggesting alternatives to the national anthem The Soldier's Song
From TheJournal.ie Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

From TheJournal.ie US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

From The42 England flanker a possible doubt for Six Nations opener against Ireland Injury Report

England flanker a possible doubt for Six Nations opener against Ireland

Sam Underhill suffered ankle ligament damage in Bath’s Premiership win over Leicester Tigers at the weekend.

From The42 'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well' RWC19

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year Community

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year

A statement sees the leaders of Ireland’s different churches discussing topics like Brexit and the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland as causes for concern in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down EU Passports

The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down

Applications for Irish passports in Britain and Northern Ireland made up 22% of all Irish passport applications in 2018.

From The42 'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself' Perseverance

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018

Do you agree with our selections?

From The42 The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year History Maker This post contains videos

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a snapshot: Donal Moloney reflects on a striking year in photography Moloney's Eye

Ireland in a snapshot: Donal Moloney reflects on a striking year in photography

Each week, photographer and filmmaker Donal Moloney shares a small piece of Ireland that reflects the bigger picture.

From The42 'We were walking away with silver medals around our necks, we had nothing to be ashamed of or upset about' Super Keeper

'We were walking away with silver medals around our necks, we had nothing to be ashamed of or upset about'

Ireland’s Hockey World Cup hero Ayeisha McFerran reflects on that magical journey, and much, much more.

From The42 Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10 Vote Early Vote Often This post contains a poll

Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

There were plenty of exciting scores during this year’s championship.

From The42 Mick McCarthy and Robbie Keane 'had a really good meeting' with Declan Rice over international future Discussions

Mick McCarthy and Robbie Keane 'had a really good meeting' with Declan Rice over international future

The talented 19-year-old West Ham midfielder has spoken with the new Irish management setup.

From The42 'This is a first step in my career': Obafemi after record-breaking first Premier League goal The First Of Many This post contains videos

'This is a first step in my career': Obafemi after record-breaking first Premier League goal

The 18-year-old Dubliner became the youngest senior Ireland international to score in the Premier League.

From The42 'I hate the phrase: 'This is how we’ve always done it.' That thinking needs to change' Tokyo 2020

'I hate the phrase: 'This is how we’ve always done it.' That thinking needs to change'

Rhys McClenaghan tells The42 about his medal success in 2018, falling short at the World Championships and why the Irish mentality toward international competition has to change.

From The42 'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland' Suftum

'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland'

Marty Moore shone at tighthead prop for Ulster as they beat Scarlets back-to-back in Europe.

From The42 All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco Irish Eye This post contains videos

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco

After carding 68 and 70 in the opening two rounds, the Cavan golfer’s bid is going to plan.

From The42 Ireland captain Best backs Schmidt to lead the Lions in 2021 Leading Candidate

Ireland captain Best backs Schmidt to lead the Lions in 2021

The Kiwi has been tipped to take charge of the Lions for the tour of South Africa.

From The42 Kearney to return to Leinster training this week after dead leg Pro14

Kearney to return to Leinster training this week after dead leg

The fullback missed the win over Bath with the issue, but will be assessed ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 meeting with Connacht.

From The42 Johnny Sexton named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year SOTY

Johnny Sexton named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

He was integral to a record-breaking year for Leinster, as well as Ireland’s unprecedented success – including a Grand Slam and home victory over the All Blacks.

From TheJournal.ie It's the day of the 1918 General Election - Who are you voting for? Your Say This post contains a poll

It's the day of the 1918 General Election - Who are you voting for?

Irish men and women are turning out in droves to vote for the first time.

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