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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 19 September, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

Explainer: Here’s everything you need to know about Ireland’s successful Euro 2020 bid Fyi

Explainer: Here’s everything you need to know about Ireland’s successful Euro 2020 bid

It was announced earlier today that the Aviva Stadium in Dublin would host four matches.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision? Indyref

Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision?

Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland should see ‘trade opportunities, not threats’ in a devolved Scotland Trade

Ireland should see ‘trade opportunities, not threats’ in a devolved Scotland

Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.

From TheJournal.ie The US has finally approved a new ambassador to Ireland Mr Ambassador
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5 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in tonight’s Pro12 action

International contention, Ulster’s backline, Munster move towards full strength and the form of Jack McGrath.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about: water charges, Islamic State, arrests for money laundering, and female golfers.

From TheJournal.ie What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

From TheJournal.ie This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges Irish Water

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: ‘We’re the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point’ On The Up

Joan Burton: ‘We’re the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point’

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.

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Ulsterman Chris Farrell enjoying fresh start in Top 14 with Grenoble

The 21-year-old left Ulster during the summer to join the growing Irish community in France.

‘I play to win’ – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip

Leinster’s No. 8 says he will head to the 2015 tournament with the intention of picking up a winner’s medal.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Boston Mayor’s ‘homecoming’ is mutually beneficial for both sides of the Atlantic Opinion

Column: Boston Mayor’s ‘homecoming’ is mutually beneficial for both sides of the Atlantic

This week, he’s coming back in a capacity he could only have dreamed of all those years ago, writes Larry Donnelly.

# ireland - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about protests outside Leinster House, Lucinda Creighton, and Scottish independence.

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy qualifies for the 2016 Olympics

The Irish sailor will have a chance to improve on her fourth place finish at the 2012 Olympics.

Kerching! Irish cricket signs multi-million euro 10-year sponsorship deal with Indian investors

The multinational Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group is to make the investment.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’ Independence

Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’

If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.

# ireland - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care – here are some of their stories Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care – here are some of their stories

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here are a selection of the care orders that appeared before the courts.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath Human Remains

Here’s the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath

Part of a leg and foot were discovered by Bord na Mona workers.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof’s Irishness INDY REF

Here’s why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof’s Irishness

Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Ireland’s road to recovery depends on whether we’re going to bring everyone with us’ Budget 2015

Column: ‘Ireland’s road to recovery depends on whether we’re going to bring everyone with us’

A job is no longer a guarantee of economic security and women are particularly vulnerable to precarious work and low wages.

# ireland - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment Opinion

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment

‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’ Opinion

Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

No limits – an evening with the Irish amputee team

This is no ordinary football team.

From TheJournal.ie Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance Fracking

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance

The introduction of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been criticised for its potential environmental damage.

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From Business ETC The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today Crowdfunding

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today

Kickstarter will now allow Irish creators to submit their project directly, which will go live for funding next month.

# ireland - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Most people think the country is ‘generally on the right track’ Opinion Poll
From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Protecting human rights in Colombia is a dangerous business’ Prison

Column: ‘Protecting human rights in Colombia is a dangerous business’

A Christian Aid Ireland delegation visited David Rabelo, a human rights defender in Bogota prison, where he is serving 18 years.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash Independence

Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash

There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.

‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’

We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.

# ireland - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ireland’s James Espey has qualified for the 2016 Olympics

The London 2012 veteran reached the Gold fleet in the Laser Standard class.

Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland’s Dan Martin drops to seventh

It will be his sixth Grand Tour success after wins in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the 2008 Giro d’Italia.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late’ Search

Column: ‘At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late’

It took Harry Foley 20 years to find his brother and sisters in Ireland. He said the State need to take hold of the situation and apologise.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary Place To Call Home

Here’s how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary

You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.

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From TheJournal.ie Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley Politics

Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley

Historically it is appropriate to remember that substantial figure has gone and it is worth just remembering his substantial contribution to our politics.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’ Opinion

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.

# ireland - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘Peig Sayers represents our complexity and there is a little of her in us all’ Irish Language

Opinion: ‘Peig Sayers represents our complexity and there is a little of her in us all’

The Sayers family were Protestant Cromwellian landed genrty whose descendent ended up being one of the most famous storytellers in Europe, speaking the Irish language.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland SMEs

Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland

Paying special attention to the shifting needs and attitudes of the new, experiential generation will pay off for all businesses, writes Renaud Visage co-founder of Eventbrite.

# ireland - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people The Death Of The Text

Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people

The number of people in Ireland texting fell by 24.5% from this time last year according to new figures from ComReg.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland among Europe’s elite when it comes to competitiveness Major Leagues

Ireland among Europe’s elite when it comes to competitiveness

A new report by the European Commission has placed Ireland alongside Netherlands, Germany and Denmark for industrial competitiveness.

# ireland - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan being nominated as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, Junior Certificate results, and GSOC.

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