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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 23 October, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go Stay Or Go?

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.

From TheJournal.ie What else could I get for… the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle Home Exchange

What else could I get for… the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle

We take a look at what €475,000 will get you around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Irish lecturer Matt Wall located in Cardiff Swansea

Missing Irish lecturer Matt Wall located in Cardiff

Matthew Wall is a lecturer in Swansea.

‘Nobody owns the jersey’ – Ireland’s injuries present opportunities

Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’

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Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland’s next outside centre? 13

Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland’s next outside centre?

Joe Schmidt had positive words about the two players who will battle it out for a midfield spot in November.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson 10s

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson

The Ireland head coach outlines his decision to leave the Ulster out-half out of his squad for November.

It’s ‘absolutely untrue’ that I influence provincial selection – Schmidt

The Ireland head coach refuted the notion that he has told Ulster to pick Jared Payne at outside centre.

From The Daily Edge The name of this Irish Alzheimer’s fundraiser will make you do a double take Fundraiser
From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly: ‘John Tierney should be out facing the public and I’ll tell him that’ Irish Water

Alan Kelly: ‘John Tierney should be out facing the public and I’ll tell him that’

He said he has 100% confidence in John Tierney as CEO of Irish Water.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

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.

Open thread: Who would you pick as Ireland’s starting XV

A back row of Diack, Ryan and O’Donnell? If you say so.

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 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 - Monday 20 October, 2014

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…

From Business ETC Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment Cutting-edge

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.

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.

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

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.

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

‘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.

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?

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.

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