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From The42 Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy Drafted In

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy

Colin Bell has named his side for next month’s international friendly in Reggio Emilia.

From The42 'I couldn't ask for any more to be honest... I'm living my dream, as cringe as that sounds' 17 Again

'I couldn't ask for any more to be honest... I'm living my dream, as cringe as that sounds'

Isibeal Atkinson’s rise has been meteoric, and she appears to have a very bright future ahead.

Jon Walters: 'Now that I'm finished as a player, I'll spend a lot of time on myself'

The recently-retired Ireland striker has opened up about the death of his brother.

From The42 'I wouldn't have said yes if I didn't think deep down that I could do it' Olympic Quest

'I wouldn't have said yes if I didn't think deep down that I could do it'

Katie Tingle’s journey to becoming Annalise Murphy’s sailing partner is a rather interesting one.

From The42 O'Mahony putting 'strange' reaction to Six Nations behind him and slots back into big-game mode Ever Ready

O'Mahony putting 'strange' reaction to Six Nations behind him and slots back into big-game mode

The Ireland vice-captain bristles at the criticism Ireland have been dealt, but is swiftly moving on to push Munster on in Edinburgh.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland vs Georgia, Euro 2020 qualifier Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland vs Georgia, Euro 2020 qualifier

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland faced Georgia in Dublin.

From The42 'He said he was a proud Irishman. Then he said he was a proud Englishman. I don't buy it' Switching Sides

'He said he was a proud Irishman. Then he said he was a proud Englishman. I don't buy it'

James McClean has voiced his frustration at players switching allegiances in international football.

From The42 Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match BIG TIME

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match

The Limerick-born athlete will compete in the first-ever women’s main event on the biggest day in the wrestling calendar.

From The42 'I pretty much hated every minute of that': McCarthy content with three points despite difficult night Reaction This post contains videos

'I pretty much hated every minute of that': McCarthy content with three points despite difficult night

Mick McCarthy got his second tenure in charge of Ireland off to a winning start against Gibraltar.

From The42 As it happened: Gibraltar vs Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier Liveblog

As it happened: Gibraltar vs Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier

Mick McCarthy took charge of his first Ireland game in 17 years as the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got underway in Gibraltar.

From The42 'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35 CALLING IT A DAY

'It's been epic': Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces retirement from football aged 35

The forward scored 14 goals in 54 international appearances for Ireland.

From The42 'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!' Rising Star

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

From The42 Boost for Leinster as McGrath, Leavy and Tomane make injury returns Team News

Boost for Leinster as McGrath, Leavy and Tomane make injury returns

Nick McCarthy has also recovered to take a spot on the bench against Edinburgh.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme National Museum Of Ireland

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme

The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.

From The42 'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis Rapid Decline This post contains videos

'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis

Philip Doyle delivered a passionate argument for change on Off The Ball this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy being the next governor of the Central Bank? New appointment rules have been approved Top Banker

Fancy being the next governor of the Central Bank? New appointment rules have been approved

New procedures were approved by Cabinet today.

From The42 Sky Sports News presenter who covered Ireland football internationals passes away aged 47 RIP

Sky Sports News presenter who covered Ireland football internationals passes away aged 47

Fraser Robertson was known for his coverage of Ireland international football games in recent years.

From The42 Harry Kane: 'My nana and grandad were Irish, so I had that decision. It never really came' Decisions

Harry Kane: 'My nana and grandad were Irish, so I had that decision. It never really came'

The Tottenham star said he always wanted to play for England despite his Galway roots.

From The42 Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt 6 Nations

Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt

The outgoing head coach won’t tear up his gameplan and start anew, so Ireland will have to fight their way out of this corner.

From The42 Griggs' Ireland fall to 10th in latest World Rugby rankings after dismal Six Nations Low Ebb
From The42 World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships Development

World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships

The WKF has released a statement on the political in-fighting which has divided Irish karate.

From The42 'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland Out Of Form

'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland

Wales were far superior in Cardiff as they secured their Grand Slam against Ireland.

From The42 'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best Leader

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

From The42 'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

From The42 Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note Well Beaten

Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note

Warren Gatland’s side were superb as they claimed a third Grand Slam under the Kiwi head coach.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland went to rain on a Welsh Grand Slam parade.

From The42 36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations Futureproofing

36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations

Tadhg Beirne and Kieran Marmion are the latest two to be involved in this championship.

From The42 Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

From The42 Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings Respects

Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings

Wales also passed on their respects to everyone affected by the events in New Zealand.

From The42 'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff Roofgate

'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff

Ireland made a request for the roof not to be closed despite the poor forecast.

From The42 'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us' Turnover Threat

'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us'

Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne will bring their destructive Munster link to the green jersey tomorrow.

From The42 Wales motivated to seize Grand Slam chance - Gatland Chasing Glory

Wales motivated to seize Grand Slam chance - Gatland

The Dragons can complete a Six Nations whitewash this weekend and head coach Gatland is pleased with his players’ attitude.

From The42 Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff Grand Finale

Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff

The Kiwi hopes the fine margins and crucial decision go his team’s way in his last Six nations match.

From The42 Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15 Talking Points

Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15

Joe Schmidt has handed the Munster man an opportunity to show his class for Ireland in Cardiff.

From The42 Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid Slambusters

Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid

Joe Schmidt has also recalled Andrew Porter, Kieran Marmion and Quinn Roux to his squad for his final Six Nations match.

From The42 Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones Mind Games

Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones

The England boss is hoping Joe Schmidt’s side win in Cardiff on Saturday.

From The42 Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland Cardiff Clash

Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland

Warren Gatland has named an unchanged matchday 23 for the clash in Cardiff.

From The42 Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans Impact

Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans

The 25-year-old is hoping for a fourth appearance in the championship against Wales.

From The42 Byrne returns at out-half for Ireland U20 side bidding for Grand Slam glory Flash Harry

Byrne returns at out-half for Ireland U20 side bidding for Grand Slam glory

Noel McNamara has named his side for Friday night’s showdown with Wales in Colwyn Bay.

From The42 Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland Big Calls

Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland

The Munster second row could make his Six Nations debut in Cardiff on Saturday.