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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 28 November, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From captaincy to Cardiff: 13 brilliant pictures of the great Jack Kyle

It was an incredible career for the 46-cap Ulsterman.

From Business ETC Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax… if he’s re-elected I WILL I SWEAR

Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax… if he’s re-elected

He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.

From Business ETC Planning to buy some stuff on Cyber Monday? Here’s how to stay safe online… Shoppers Beware

Planning to buy some stuff on Cyber Monday? Here’s how to stay safe online…

Irish consumers spending an estimated €39 million on Cyber Monday last year.

From TheJournal.ie The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year Road Safety

The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year

A woman who was struck by a bus in Dublin died last week.

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Kiss confident of Chris Henry return, but ‘most important thing is getting back on his feet’

Ireland’s assistant coach cautioned against putting a time-frame on the flanker’s return to the field.

From TheJournal.ie 5 properties to view this weekend… by the waterside in Dublin Viewing Advised This post contains images

5 properties to view this weekend… by the waterside in Dublin

Here are the 5 best properties looking out over the Irish sea you can view this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland

Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.

From The Daily Edge This video on Irish stereotypes is oddly charming and pretty dead-on Stereotyping

This video on Irish stereotypes is oddly charming and pretty dead-on

You won’t find any little green men here.

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Ireland working to improve entire game, not just the attack — Les Kiss

Every tweak to tactics has a knock-on effect.

From TheJournal.ie Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s prisons are getting more chaplains Religion

Ireland’s prisons are getting more chaplains

The aim is to have 18 chaplain roles across all Irish Prisons.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We shouldn’t be afraid to talk about suicide – it’s the only way to understand it’ Mental Health

‘We shouldn’t be afraid to talk about suicide – it’s the only way to understand it’

A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court See You In Court

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

# ireland - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

T Minus 400 to the Rugby World Cup, time to look at the likely squad

Put on the kettle, roll out the biscuits and help us pick the 17 forwards Joe Schmidt should take to the World Cup.

‘You never want to take that away from a player’ – The risk of the offload

We take a look at the issue of offloading and ask ‘when is the right time to offload?’

# ireland - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players

The out-half insists his head injury is not overly serious, but is pleased that he has more information than ever to review the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court Human Rights

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

From TheJournal.ie A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight Irish Abroad

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup

Our rugby writers have selected the matchday squads they think Joe Schmidt will rely on in 10 months’ time.

How did Ireland’s World Cup opponents get on this November?

France were up and down, Italy picked up one win, while the Romanians and Canadians struggled.

Kicking on: Schmidt will take on player feedback before Christmas review

Jonathan Sexton wants Ireland to add ‘another string to our bow’ before defending the Six Nations championship.

From TheJournal.ie Lung cancer deaths have increased in Ireland Cancer

Lung cancer deaths have increased in Ireland

Colorectal cancer rates have stayed the same, while breast cancer death rates have very slightly decreased.

5 talking points as attention returns to the Pro12 and the Irish provinces

Madigan back at out-half, Muliaina gelling with Connacht, Ireland’s back-up players and the Munster v Ulster derby.

‘We left a Grand Slam behind us’: Sexton chasing improvements after ’9/10′ year

The World Rugby Player of The Year nominee wants to go one step further next time out.

From TheJournal.ie Final issue of Connacht Sentinel put to bed after 89 years of news Stopped The Presses

Final issue of Connacht Sentinel put to bed after 89 years of news

The Connacht Tribune Group describe it as the “end of an era”.

# ireland - Monday 24 November, 2014

Analysis: O’Connell leads Irish defensive resurgence to deny the Wallabies

There was almost a repeat of Ireland’s last-gasp defeat to New Zealand, but they showed their mental edge this time.

‘Sexton schooled the Wallaby playmakers’ – Aussie media reaction to Irish win

Several Australian journalists pointed to the kicking from Joe Schmidt’s side as a key factor in the outcome.

Analysis: Australia’s first-half width drags Ireland out of comfort zone

Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.

Ireland prop Ross: ‘That’s Irish sport for you – you’re either a hero or a villain!’

The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.

# ireland - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

Should Bernard Foley’s try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed?

Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…

Sexton, Kearney and D’Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols

Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.

Schmidt’s Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup – Cheika

The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.

Terenure and Clontarf back to winning ways as Galwegians soar in 1B

Get all the results and scorers from yesterday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A and 1B action.

‘I never thought we’d pull away at 17-0′: O’Connell pleased with Irish resilience

The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.

‘We’ve been here before’: Ireland’s end to terrific 2014 just a reminder of a cautionary tale

Captain Paul O’Connell isn’t going to forget the nightmare that followed Ireland’s last November clean sweep.

# ireland - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Best proud of Ireland’s mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat

After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself 13

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.

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