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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 30 October, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

Nathan White pulls out of Ireland squad as surgery rules prop out for 16 weeks

The Connacht prop ruptured a tendon in his arm and won’t be available to Pat Lam or Joe Schmidt until February.

From The Daily Edge 11 things we can expect this winter if Ireland experiences another ‘big freeze’ Big Freeze

Martinez insists Darron Gibson’s latest injury is nothing to worry about

We may not need to deploy Paul Green in the engine room after all.

Feek excited to test Ireland’s propping depth in November series

The national team’s scrum coach is excited by what Nathan White has added to the squad.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission EBOLA This post contains images

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission

Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford Rally

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week Justice

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week

Chief Justice, Justice Susan Denham said the court will help with delays in the system.

Ireland pack making minor tweaks to solid foundations under Easterby

Joe Schmidt’s new forwards coach explains that small adjustments can help Ireland stay ahead of the opposition.

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Schmidt managing multiple injuries as Ireland prepare for Springboks test

Leinster’s Darragh Fanning and Andrew Conway of Munster were drafted in as cover this week at Carton House.

Michael Murphy is Ireland captain but may miss trip to Australia

Club dilemmas could cause problems again for the Irish squad.

# ireland - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

5 questions for Joe Schmidt’s Ireland as the November Tests loom

Outside centres, the line-out, new caps, being clinical and the Georgia encounter.

From TheJournal.ie Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State Court

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State

The settlement was made following a “firm intention” by Government to introduce a Gender Recognition Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains Aw Rats

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains

Heard any scratching noises recently? Just saying.

From TheJournal.ie Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita’s death RIP

Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita’s death

The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.

# ireland - Monday 27 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Impossible Irish ‘Would You Rather’ Quiz Quiz
From TheJournal.ie Read the terrifying tales of two of Ireland’s spookiest houses Haunted Ireland
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 9 reasons Cork is cooler than Dublin right now Real Capital

Opinion: 9 reasons Cork is cooler than Dublin right now

Dublin may be the Manhattan of Ireland, but Cork is its Brooklyn.

# ireland - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ó Caoláin: ‘If it did happen, then that is an outrage’ Mairia Cahill

Ó Caoláin: ‘If it did happen, then that is an outrage’

Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley said it wasn’t good enough for Sinn Féin to take a step back from the Mairia Cahill scandal.

# ireland - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are looking for this man in relation to a sexual assault in west Dublin Attack

Gardaí are looking for this man in relation to a sexual assault in west Dublin

The woman in her 30s was walking in Carpenterstown Park at 7.30am.

From TheJournal.ie The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history Review
From Business ETC Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole Corporation Tax

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

# ireland - Friday 24 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake Salary
From TheJournal.ie Rescuer of toddler who climbed out window onto busy road gets bravery award Courageous Act

Rescuer of toddler who climbed out window onto busy road gets bravery award

One Garda received awards for two separate acts of bravery.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? – Get an electric car Cork

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? – Get an electric car

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Irish women contact abortion pill website every month Pregnancy

Hundreds of Irish women contact abortion pill website every month

Tonight RTÉ’s Prime Time revealed that so far this year there have been more than 60 abortion pill seizures.

# ireland - Thursday 23 October, 2014

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 - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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.

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