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From TheJournal.ie 375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018 Health

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

From The42 The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia Interview

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia

Hollie-Kate Melia from Kildare was recently named Aerobic Gymnast of the Year.

From The42 'He lived the best life he could, he smiled every day and enjoyed everything. I take that into my life' Opening Up

'He lived the best life he could, he smiled every day and enjoyed everything. I take that into my life'

Death, grief, joy, elation: Leanne Kiernan has had to overcome a lot on her journey so far. Having recently turned 21, the Ireland and West Ham star reflects on her remarkable rise.

From TheJournal.ie Overhaul of Direct Provision system recommended by expert group tasked with improving residents' welfare Changes

Overhaul of Direct Provision system recommended by expert group tasked with improving residents' welfare

Direct Provision was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia NRL

Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia

The 33-year-old played in two Tests for the Lions in 2017.

From The42 Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy Finishing Up

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy

The 65-year-old won 27 caps for Ireland during his playing days.

From The42 Ireland teenager Troy Parrott set to miss Premier League restart after appendix surgery Sick As A Parrott

Ireland teenager Troy Parrott set to miss Premier League restart after appendix surgery

The Spurs striker has had his appendix removed and will resume training later in June.

From The42 'I realised at that point that it's not a nice place to be or a healthy thing to do' Reflecting

'I realised at that point that it's not a nice place to be or a healthy thing to do'

Ireland and Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale says the lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for him.

From The42 Whirlwind prep, testing, protocols and a relegation battle: Irish striker set for Bundesliga return Frauen To Business

Whirlwind prep, testing, protocols and a relegation battle: Irish striker set for Bundesliga return

‘At the end of the day, this is why we do it. It’s for the games,’ says Köln star Amber Barrett.

From The42 'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt Walks Like Rianna

'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt

Rianna Jarrett enjoyed a dream debut at Brighton, but it proved to be her only outing for the Seagulls.

From The42 'I wouldn't have been a name that leapt off the page for Irish fans' Ambitions

'I wouldn't have been a name that leapt off the page for Irish fans'

Will Addison recently signed a new two-year deal to keep him with Ulster.

From The42 Big news for Pauw's Ireland as three remaining Euro qualifiers set for later this year Road To Return

Big news for Pauw's Ireland as three remaining Euro qualifiers set for later this year

The Girls in Green will face Germany in September and December, and Ukraine in October.

From TheJournal.ie Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland CSO

Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland

At its peak, there were 270 Covid-19 related deaths in the week ending 17 April.

From The42 Quiz: Can you guess this Ireland international from their Wikipedia page? WNT
From The42 'Missing World Cup was heartbreaking and I didn’t agree with the reasons' John Cooney

'Missing World Cup was heartbreaking and I didn’t agree with the reasons'

John Cooney lifts the lid on his exclusion from Ireland’s World Cup squad and says he wasn’t given the chance he deserved.

From The42 'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland' Jouez

'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'

Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.

From The42 Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban Anti-doping

Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban

The 29-year-old tested positive for prednisolone and prednisone last November.

From The42 IRFU confirm postponement of Ireland's Test series against Australia Covid-19

IRFU confirm postponement of Ireland's Test series against Australia

To no great surprise, the two games against the Wallabies which were scheduled for July have been pulled.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

From The42 Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain Switch

Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain

The cyclist was born near Aylesbury but her family moved to Dingle, Co Kerry, when she was 18 months old.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about these Dublin films? Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about these Dublin films?

Lights. Camera. Action.

From TheJournal.ie 24 more deaths confirmed here, and Wuhan to test entire population: Today's Covid-19 main points Coronavirus

24 more deaths confirmed here, and Wuhan to test entire population: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here are the coronavirus stories hitting the headlines today.

From TheJournal.ie 'The less decisive the government is, the less sure we are': Irish in England react to change in restrictions Coronavirus

'The less decisive the government is, the less sure we are': Irish in England react to change in restrictions

We spoke to men and women in the wake of the latest change in restrictions for the country.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 236 new cases in Ireland confirmed Covid-19

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 236 new cases in Ireland confirmed

There have been 1,458 deaths related to Covid-19 here to date and 22,996 confirmed cases.

From The42 Dubliner Ian McKinley chases 'elusive' Italy win as his story becomes a film Look Beyond

Dubliner Ian McKinley chases 'elusive' Italy win as his story becomes a film

‘Sometimes you look at yourself on the big screen and you put your hands in your head a little bit, but if people get value out of the story that’s obviously the main aim.’

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today? Few Jars

Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?

You’d miss pints, wouldn’t you?

From TheJournal.ie Rationed petrol, weekends cutting turf ... and the glimmer man: Here's what life in Ireland was like during The Emergency Covid-19

Rationed petrol, weekends cutting turf ... and the glimmer man: Here's what life in Ireland was like during The Emergency

Times became hard after Britain declared war on Germany – and it’s not as if they they had been easy in the 20s and 30s, writes Éanna Brophy.

From The42 Ireland boss set to sign contract extension after flying start and Euros delay Dutch Gold

Ireland boss set to sign contract extension after flying start and Euros delay

Vera Pauw is focused on the Girls in Green qualifying for Euro 2021, which has been rescheduled for 2022.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association

Several biopharmaceutical companies have medicines in various stages of development.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: I'm taking a break from politics this week ... now, about lasagne and spuds US-Ireland Relations

Larry Donnelly: I'm taking a break from politics this week ... now, about lasagne and spuds

Larry Donnelly, a ‘yank in Ireland’, has a little shutdown rant.

From The42 'It's strange but we're grateful to be training again' - The Ireland football star back in business in Germany On And Off The Ball

'It's strange but we're grateful to be training again' - The Ireland football star back in business in Germany

Diane Caldwell discusses a wide range of topics, but mainly life in mainland Europe in the current climate.

From The42 'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there' Suftum

'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'

Robbie Diack played for Ulster 205 times during a decade with the northern province.

From The42 Pauw: 'It is great to have clarity on the Euros. However, football has not been the priority for us' The Vera Era

Pauw: 'It is great to have clarity on the Euros. However, football has not been the priority for us'

The Ireland boss welcomes confirmation that Euro 2021 has been moved to 2022.

From The42 Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022 Road To England

Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022

Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament in England.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock? Music Scene

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Cast your mind back.

From TheJournal.ie Orange Order buys PPE for healthcare staff on island of Ireland Covid-19

Orange Order buys PPE for healthcare staff on island of Ireland

The shipment includes tens of thousands of masks and aprons and a large volume of hand sanitiser.

From The42 'It would be a fantastic honour for him' - Ireland qualification in sight for Lowe Residency

'It would be a fantastic honour for him' - Ireland qualification in sight for Lowe

The Leinster wing will be eligible from this November.

From The42 The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne

The 20-year-old Leinster out-half trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad before the Six Nations.

From The42 When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland? Hope

When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?

Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.

From The42 'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family' Retirement

'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family'

Eoin Griffin retired from rugby last year at the age of 28, after playing for Connacht over 100 times.