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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 22 June, 2017

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge A film about a young Irish couple going to England to seek an abortion hits cinemas tomorrow TWICE SHY

One year on, how has Robbie Brady progressed since that night in Lille?

The Dubliner scored the winner against Italy, but he has had a slow start to life at Burnley.

From TheJournal.ie New homes for previously homeless, elderly people built on land donated by Sisters of Charity Homelessness

New homes for previously homeless, elderly people built on land donated by Sisters of Charity

The homelessness crisis shows no signs of slowing down.

From TheJournal.ie Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year Tourists Are Coming

Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year

The vast majority of our tourists still come from Britain.

From The Daily Edge These three Dublin kids were brought up to dance on stage with Justin Bieber in the RDS last night Nailed It

These three Dublin kids were brought up to dance on stage with Justin Bieber in the RDS last night

Backing dancers for the song Children, appropriately enough.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Greats of world and Irish sport congratulate O'Mahony on Lions captaincy

It’s a day the Munster man won’t be forgetting in a hurry.

From The Daily Edge We need to talk about those grim 'bin the poo' ads in Dublin Bin The Poo
From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland RSVP

Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland

Varadkar said rescinding the invite would cause a diplomatic incident.

'Even when I was fifth choice I was doing my own routine, training as best I could' -- Tracy primed for Ireland start

The Kildare man has been patient for province and country, but promises to grab any Test start opportunity with two hands.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Painting of eyes of Irish writers and poets donated to National Library of Ireland Irish Eyes

Painting of eyes of Irish writers and poets donated to National Library of Ireland

The artist said, “I’ve always felt that you can tell a lot about a person through their eyes.”

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

All the little affirmations paying off as Andrew Conway revels chance to wear Ireland jersey

The Munster wing says he was not consistent enough to earn international recognition before this year.

# ireland - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

From The Daily Edge The New York Times had to issue a correction after using a four-leaf clover for Ireland instead of a shamrock One Too Many

# ireland - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's what Ireland's previous X Factor contestants are up to in 2017 Queen Mary Byrne

Here's what Ireland's previous X Factor contestants are up to in 2017

Just in case you needed to check back in on Eoghan Quigg or Tabby Callaghan.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish film explores what happens when a couple travel for an abortion TWICE SHY

This Irish film explores what happens when a couple travel for an abortion

We spoke to its director about why he feels it isn’t a political film.

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

'I didn't know what I was doing at times'

New WBO European Flyweight Champion Paddy Barnes was relieved rather than elated after his third professional bout.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures to reach 26 degrees today as fine spell to stay well into next week El Scorchio

Temperatures to reach 26 degrees today as fine spell to stay well into next week

This is not a drill. Take out the barbecue as it will not rain* (it may rain somewhere)

'I was playing for a Grand Slam with Ireland and I still didn't really know how to play rugby'

Former Ireland and Lions prop Tom Court has brought the curtain down on a rollercoaster rugby career.

From TheJournal.ie Choctaw Chief to visit sculpture that commemorates his nation's generosity during Irish famine Midelton

Choctaw Chief to visit sculpture that commemorates his nation's generosity during Irish famine

Despite living in conditions of starvation and poverty themselves, the Choctaw people sent money to Ireland in 1847.

# ireland - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 stock phrases that should be Irish proverbs Wuldja Stop I Look A State

10 stock phrases that should be Irish proverbs

“How did they get planning permission for that?”

Ireland tweak three for final U20 World Cup clash against hosts Georgia

Peter Malone’s men must beat the hosts to earn a ninth-place finish.

Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool looks even more manageable after this morning’s seven-try rout.

Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan

Joe Schmidt’s side hit the 50-point mark for the second week running thanks to big displays from Earls and Jack Conan.

'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt'

Battling back from heartbreak in Belgrade to ride the crest of a wave, Ciara Mageean is plotting a big World Championships.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland Dark Web

Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland

Security around ports and airports have been heightened in recent weeks.

As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour

We’re getting in a pre-breakfast helping of international rugby. There’s plenty for everyone.

# ireland - Friday 16 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Sky News Australia thought that Sinn Fein was (a) a man and (b) a member of the DUP Gas Feeling
From The Daily Edge A Wicklow animal shelter posted a heartbreaking plea for a little pup waiting to be adopted for 7 years I'm Loving Angel Instead

A Wicklow animal shelter posted a heartbreaking plea for a little pup waiting to be adopted for 7 years

“Angel’ s dream home would be one with another dog… to show her that the world is not so scary.” OUR HEARTS.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland is a rip-off? This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is a rip-off?

An EU-wide survey found we are the most expensive nation in Europe when it comes to alcohol and cigarettes.

# ireland - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Solidity all important as Ireland tackle Sunwolves-laded Japan after heavy travel week

Experimentation has taken a back seat this week after five new caps were unleashed against the US.

Schmidt makes six changes to Ireland side ahead of Japan Test

Off the back of a comprehensive win over the US Eagles, Ireland face stiffer competition in Shizuoka on Saturday.

JVDF ready to do without scrum cap again as Ireland board bullet train

The flanker reckons it’s around 15 years since he played without headgear, but the heat in New Jersey and Japan has forced a change.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in France for the next two weekends, competing on two fronts.

'Great day for the family,' but whirlwind tour leaves little time for Scannell brothers to celebrate

Staving off jet-lag is the first job for Joe Schmidt’s squad after arriving in Japan yesterday.

Ringrose will continue to hone kicking skills, but it may be a while before you see him with the tee again

The centre landed a beauty from the sideline in New Jersey, but it won’t necessarily become a regular occurence.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs Dust Off The Cv

What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs

Enda Kenny might not be hanging up his shoes just yet.

Ireland U20s make light work of Samoa to quash relegation fears

The victory sees Peter Malone’s side advance to Sunday’s ninth-place play-off.

Blow for Ireland as Carbery will miss rest of summer tour

The out-half will be sidelined for four weeks with an ankle injury.

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