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Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Irish revolution at Grenoble continues as Farley confirms management role

The former Connacht lock has decided to call time on his playing career but will remain with the Top 14 club.

From TheJournal.ie Go raibh míle maith agaibh: Poland thanks Irish people for 10 years of kindness A Decade On

Go raibh míle maith agaibh: Poland thanks Irish people for 10 years of kindness

The Polish community in Ireland has created this amazing video to thank you.

# ireland - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Little more than lipstick on a pig.” Environment groups not happy with Ireland’s climate change plan Looking To 2050

“Little more than lipstick on a pig.” Environment groups not happy with Ireland’s climate change plan

The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Unfounded parental complaints’ mean more work for teachers INTO

‘Unfounded parental complaints’ mean more work for teachers

Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.

From Business ETC PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country Jobswatch

PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country

The new roles are in engineering, sales and operational areas of the business.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Mindless vandalism’ of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk Water Safety

‘Mindless vandalism’ of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service said replacing the life rings will incur a large financial cost.

# ireland - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

From TheJournal.ie US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation Undocumented

US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation

If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.

From The Daily Edge Groupon is offering Irish users the chance to meet Brad Pitt for €18k Pitt Stop

Groupon is offering Irish users the chance to meet Brad Pitt for €18k

Forget your €10 iPhone speakers. This is extreme Groupon-ing.

From Business ETC Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that Cold Storage

Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that

Both BitVendo and Merrion Vaults are allowing bitcoin owners to store the crypto-currency through cold storage, a service which stores them offline and protects them from security breaches.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Volunteering spirit’ of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody Teachers

‘Volunteering spirit’ of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody

He said teachers should not be concerned about setbacks as they are “inevitable parts of life”.

From TheJournal.ie School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes Primary School

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free Drug Users

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# ireland - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie I Can’t Believe This Is Ireland Pic Of The Day Wow

I Can’t Believe This Is Ireland Pic Of The Day

This stunning scene of Milky Way and Aurora Borealis was caught last night at Malin Head.

# ireland - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you spot Ireland in this beautiful timelapse video of one family’s travels? Magical
From TheJournal.ie Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing Diy

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

From TheJournal.ie Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’ Cult Status

Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’

The billionaire was in town this week and the crowd loved her. But what makes Sheryl Sandberg the rock star of the business world.

Derryman Eunan O’Kane making a splash at Bournemouth

With four games to go in the Championship, Bournemouth sit just two points off Reading in the final play-off spot.

# ireland - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No, it’s not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art Not The Messiah

No, it’s not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art

The portrait covers two acres and was created using fertiliser to help bring out the image from the surrounding grass.

From TheJournal.ie Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees Election 2014

Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees

At the end of February Jillian Godsil was declared bankrupt in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so Influence

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so

Older people are far more positive towards the role of religion in society.

Nucifora to bring ‘greater alignment across all areas’ of Irish rugby

The Australian’s newly-created position was born in a post-2011 Rugby World Cup review by the IRFU.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting game at the Anglo trial: ‘You never can guess when a jury will make up their mind’ Anglo Trial

Waiting game at the Anglo trial: ‘You never can guess when a jury will make up their mind’

The spotlight over the past seven days was on the seven women and five men who were to decide whether to convict three of Ireland’s former bankers on charges relating to illegal loans.

# ireland - Thursday 17 April, 2014

‘Winning World Cups is achievable’ – Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota Farmers

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota

This is the last year the Irish dairy sector will be unbound by quota restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie “Ambitious” and “powerful” new children’s policy welcomed Brighter Futures

“Ambitious” and “powerful” new children’s policy welcomed

The framework sets out a number of commitments for making life better in Ireland for children.

From TheJournal.ie Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools Rentals

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

From Business ETC Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’ LEAN IN

Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

# ireland - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours EVERYBODY BACK ON THE BUS

18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours

Sweets for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.

# ireland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 people you’ll always meet at an Irish wedding Irish Weddings
From TheJournal.ie ‘Good drying’ today says Met Eireann as temperatures reach 17 degrees Celsius Sunshine And Happiness

Pro12 title and Argentina tour now the targets for Leinster’s Mike McCarthy

The Ireland international lock is enjoying working under Matt O’Connor with his province.

# ireland - Monday 14 April, 2014

New Connacht signing Bundee Aki is forthright in targeting Irish caps

‘Hopefully when the time is right and if I’m playing good footy, I can play for the Ireland international team.’

‘He’s almost got eyes on the back of his head’ – Schmidt pushing Bowe to next level

The Ulster wing has hit the 30 mark, but insists there is always scope for improvement amidst the competition out wide.

# ireland - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

# ireland - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash Cash Or Card This post contains a poll

Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash

Looking after your mental health but want to keep it private. We ask, should it be hidden from your bank statements?

# ireland - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge American choir girls sing haunting version of The Parting Glass in Derry bar Goosepimples

O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

Dunne not ready to retire but looks set to miss Ireland’s summer series

He may be in the latter stages of his career but the Dubliner has promised to make himself available to Martin O’Neill.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

Tourists love us, and want to keep coming back – but will you be staying here for your 2014 holidays?

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