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From The42 'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around Honesty

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around

The former Munster head coach has overseen South Africa’s transformation into World Cup contenders.

From TheJournal.ie Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

His Department said the primary focus of the trip is to promote Ireland as a location for investment, trade and tourism.

From TheJournal.ie Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates Overseas

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year Irish Aid

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

From TheJournal.ie We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan Let's Be Diplomatic

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.

From TheJournal.ie Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia Overseas

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia

It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing Emerald Isle

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

More than 7 million tourists are expected to visit Ireland this year.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas Lung Disease

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas Exclusive

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

From The42 Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

From TheJournal.ie Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008… Leo Var-glad-kar

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…

Tourism bosses say they’re thrilled with today’s official figures. Gabriel Byrne, probably not so much…

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

From TheJournal.ie Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong" Aid

Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong"

A new poll says that even in a downturn, three in four people want Ireland to deliver on its aid promises.

From TheJournal.ie Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online? RTÉ

Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?

A spokesperson has said shows such as the Late Late Show and Saturday Night Show won’t incur a charge to view.

From TheJournal.ie Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid Aidlink

Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid

Aidlink was set up in 1982, and since the lat 1990s has undergone a number of major changes – including immersing students in Ghanian life.

From TheJournal.ie Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme Bord Bia

Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme

The programme sends 25 graduates to work with Irish food companies overseas.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage Jobs

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Emutex has launched a scholarship and internship for third level undergraduate students, after having to go abroad to hire seven out of 10 people in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant Markets

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant

A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million Economy

Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million

The 2,200-plus international students who are set attend the university this year are expected to spend between €7,000-12,000 each.

From TheJournal.ie Coach tourism sector "running at a loss" Tourism

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"

A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012 Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourism "in fragile state" Tourism

Irish tourism "in fragile state"

The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.

From TheJournal.ie Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent Exports

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent

Latest CSO figures show a boost in export values in February 2011 in comparison with January.