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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From The Score Schmidt squad hit by injuries in all the wrong places for Reid, Hanrahan and Jackson Creative Types

Schmidt squad hit by injuries in all the wrong places for Reid, Hanrahan and Jackson

While Joe Schmidt has had to reach down the depth chart in some areas, he was faced with difficult omissions in the back-line.

From TheJournal.ie Grave of WT Cosgrave vandalised in Goldenbridge Cemetery Desecrated

Grave of WT Cosgrave vandalised in Goldenbridge Cemetery

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan took to Twitter today to voice his disgust.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal plans new safety rules after country’s worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead Tragedy

Nepal plans new safety rules after country’s worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

From TheJournal.ie Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited Rights

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

From TheJournal.ie Lonely Planet tells readers that they should visit Ireland next year Great Little Country

Lonely Planet tells readers that they should visit Ireland next year

We actually came in fifth spot in the top 10 best countries to visit in 2015… Not too shabby at all.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Ebola and Irish Water bonuses…

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

From TheJournal.ie One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday One In A Million

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

From The Score QUIZ: Which Irish manager is Eamon Dunphy talking about? Showbiz Baby

QUIZ: Which Irish manager is Eamon Dunphy talking about?

The RTE pundit has a long history of criticising Irish managers – but can you guess who he’s talking about?

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From TheJournal.ie Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century Digital Skills

Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

From The Score Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack Position

Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack

Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.

# ireland - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands Feek

# ireland - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stammering in Ireland: “It was ignored in the family – nobody talked about it” With One Voice

# ireland - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie $125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a “sombre, respectful” affair New Orleans

$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a “sombre, respectful” affair

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

# ireland - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Score IRFU admit private money is ‘helpful’ but deny seeking out investors Cash

IRFU admit private money is ‘helpful’ but deny seeking out investors

‘There’s probably not a lot of guys out there who can drive that sort of external financial interest,’ says David Nucifora.

From The Score Ireland men’s sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game New Dawn

Ireland men’s sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game

A group of academy, sub-academy and club players will represent Ireland at the European Championships in 2015.

# ireland - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Score ‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return ROG

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return

The Racing Métro coach reports that Sexton is ‘an awful lot happier’ having made his decision to move back to Ireland.

From The Score 18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure Big John

18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure

Who put the ball in the German’s net?

From The Daily Edge Ireland’s recession is basically over because we embarrassed Germany* COYBIG

Ireland’s recession is basically over because we embarrassed Germany*

*At least, that’s what Twitter says.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

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From TheJournal.ie ‘Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going’ Microbrewery

‘Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going’

The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.

# ireland - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year? Irish Film

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?

More films? More film stars?

From The Score Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002 Magic Moments

Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002

The Irish side earned a famous draw at the Korea & Japan World Cup.

From The Daily Edge Shelbourne Hotel and Castle Leslie are apparently some of Ireland’s ‘most haunted’ spots Are You Afraid Of The Dark
From TheJournal.ie €10m budget boost to end ‘scourge of homelessness’ Rough Sleepers

€10m budget boost to end ‘scourge of homelessness’

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’?

We’d still have to pay tax if it existed or not.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

From TheJournal.ie Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

From TheJournal.ie Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates

Professional job seekers are becoming savvier when it comes to potential employers.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall Overweight

Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# ireland - Monday 13 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email Tuam Babies

Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email

“If you come here, you’ll find no mass grave, no evidence that children were ever so buried”

From The Score Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals Baby Calf Down

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals

Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confidence in Ireland’s plans.

# ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world Great Little Country

21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world

Best small country in the world.

From TheJournal.ie More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice Pressure

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie 1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government’s commemoration plans Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government’s commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

From TheJournal.ie ‘If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it’ Water Charges

‘If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it’

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.

# ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this 16-year-old girl? She has been missing since yesterday Missing

Have you seen this 16-year-old girl? She has been missing since yesterday

Harmanjot Kaur is missing from the Palmerstown area.

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