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# Luxembourg

Last year
# Leopardstown
Leopardstown shows Luxembourg is now a big player in the Arc picture
Donn McClean reviews the weekend’s action where the Camelot colt was one of the standout performers.
All time
# Strong Finish
Knight and Ogbene star as Ireland end campaign with victory in Luxembourg
Ireland’s goals came in the second half of a 3-0 win.
# Team news
Idah and McClean return as Kenny names team to face Luxembourg
Ireland finish their World Cup qualifying campaign in Luxembourg tonight.
# Preview
'British style' jibes provide a sideshow as Kenny and Ireland seek to end World Cup campaign on a high
Ireland are in Luxembourg to battle for third place in Group A and prove Stephen Kenny deserves a contract extension.
# Luc who's talking
'It’s certainly not accurate' - Kenny rejects Luxembourg manager's 'British style' jibe
Luc Holtz says Ireland have reverted to a long ball game they have been playing for 100 years.
# shots fired
Luxembourg manager says Ireland have improved by going back to a 'British style' of play
Luc Holtz says Ireland have improved since they reverted to a style they have been playing for ’100 years.’
# revenge mission
'We’ve got a point to prove against them' - Ireland seeking to confirm signs of progress with Luxembourg win
Enda Stevens says revenge is on Ireland’s mind against Luxembourg on Sunday.
# Elsewhere
Luxembourg win in Azerbaijan to edge race for third in Ireland's group
The result means Stephen Kenny’s side need at least a draw against Portugal tonight to avoid finishing behind Luxembourg.
# Qualifiers
Hat-trick for Ronaldo as Portugal hammer Luxembourg and Serbia defeat Azerbaijan
A 5-0 win for Portugal tonight.
# Qualifiers
10-man France held by Bosnia and Luxembourg defeat Azerbaijan in Ireland's group
It finished 1-1.
# Fever
Luxembourg’s prime minister in ‘serious but stable’ condition in hospital with Covid-19
The prime minister was diagnosed with insufficient oxygen saturation.
# World Cup
Luxembourg take shock lead but Portugal recover to win World Cup qualifier
Gerson Rodrigues had put Luxembourg in front.
# Reaction
Stephen Kenny 'not at all' worried about losing his job after Luxembourg humiliation
The manager also said he took responsibility for a 1-0 home defeat that his captain has called ‘embarrassing.’
# Not good enough
Luxembourg defeat 'completely unacceptable' – Stephen Kenny
Kenny’s Ireland side suffered a dismal 1-0 loss in tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
# Reaction
Seamus Coleman admits embarrassment after Ireland's 'shocking result' against Luxembourg
‘As players we need to have a good, hard look at ourselves.’
# Team news
Ireland debut for 19-year-old goalkeeper Bazunu in World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg
Stephen Kenny has made three changes for tonight’s game.
# Preview
Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track
Ireland’s World Cup hopes rely on earning a first win under their new manager in Dublin tonight.
# Crunch time
Beating Luxembourg 'has to be the objective' as Kenny aims to build on Serbia progress
Stephen Kenny says Troy Parrott will return to the squad with Aaron Connolly out, though was offering no assurances that Mark Travers will keep his place in goal.
# As Gaeilge
The EU's top court has considered its first ever case in the Irish language. It's about labels on dog medicine
It’s the first time a case at the Luxembourg-based Court of Justice has been conducted through Irish.
# Bienvenue
The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français
20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.
# Public Transport
Luxembourg becomes first country in the world to provide free public transport
The measure is part of a plan intended to reduce congestion.
# marksman
Ronaldo reaches 99 international goals as holders Portugal qualify for Euros
A late tap-in took Cristiano Ronaldo to within touching distance of a new landmark as Portugal beat Luxembourg.
# Going Well
Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win
Kevin Malget had a night to forget at Windsor Park on Thursday.
# uncertainty
Bayern prospect Johansson's eligibility for Ireland thrown into doubt
The FAI and the player’s representatives are liasing with Fifa over the issue, but Johansson today admitted he may yet play for Sweden.
# meaning business
Irish U21s out to let 'the other countries know we’re not here to mess about'
The Stephen Kenny era begins with a European qualifier against Luxembourg on Sunday.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you use public transport more often if it was free?
The move has been suggested as a way to prevent traffic congestion in major cities.
# Free Travel
Luxembourg to make travel free on its trains, trams and buses
In 2016, more than 100 million passengers used public transport in the country of 600,000 people.
# Luxembourg
EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules
A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.
# artur celmer
EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts
In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.
# Incident
One dead and several hurt after trains collide in Luxembourg
A passenger service and freight train collided.
# david parris
European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay
David Parris has taken Trinity College to the European Court of Justice over its refusal to transfer his pension to his partner of 30 years in the event of his death.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
A prisoner stabbed to death in Cork, the Dublin Monaghan Bombings and a former President sentenced to death had people talking.
# Newlyweds
Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend
It is the first same-sex marriage by an EU leader.
# tax deals
LuxLeaks whistleblower: 'I'm not the only one'
Antoine Deltour was charged on Friday with theft, money-laundering and exposing trade secrets.
# not going out
Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours
New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.
# pot kettle black
Turns out Ireland was telling the truth about company taxes. Unlike nearly everyone else...
Who’s the tax haven now, so?
# Immigration
Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one
Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.
# luxleaks
Double Irish? Peh, global brands used Luxembourg to avoid billions in tax
Pepsi, IKEA and Irish multinational Glanbia all took advantage of secret deals.
# Outbreak
Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola
EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.
# favourable terms
It's not just Apple and Ireland. The EU is looking at Amazon's tax deals in Luxembourg
The European Commission claim that terms in a 2003 tax deal allowed Amazon to limit its overall bill to less than 1% of its European income.