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Irish Examiner
#MyNameIs campaign announces national day of action on homelessnesscrisis, or is affected by it, we are asking people to join local groups. "We a
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
crisis, or is affected by it, we are asking people to join local groups. "We are establishing branches in Munster and Connacht, in Cork and Galway." The announcement comes as the #Mynameis campaign is holding a major concert on Dublin's... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Met Eireann says the worst is over but low temperatures expected all weekplenty of snow. Pic. Enda Regan Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorde
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
plenty of snow. Pic. Enda Regan Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorded in some parts with snow heaviest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Met Eireann meteorologist Liz Gavin says it should improve slightly later today. She said:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cold weather causing school closures, flight cancellations and treacherous road conditionsplenty of snow. Pic. Enda Regan Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorde
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
plenty of snow. Pic. Enda Regan Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorded in some parts with snow heaviest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Met Eireann meteorologist Liz Gavin says it should improve slightly later today. She said:... Read more
3d
Irish Examiner
Road users urged to take extreme care as low temperature warning still in placewill continue until 10am today. Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorde
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
will continue until 10am today. Overnight lows of minus 8 degrees were recorded in some parts with snow heaviest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Met Eireann meteorologist Liz Gavin says it should improve slightly later today. She said:... Read more
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3d
Irish Examiner
Extreme cold and treacherous conditions as temperatures set to drop to minus 8Cwill be extremely low temperatures tonight with severe frost, ice and lying sno
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
will be extremely low temperatures tonight with severe frost, ice and lying snow. It will be coldest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Severe frost across the country tonight as lowest temperatures dip to between -2 and -8... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Status Orange snow and ice warning for 11 counties as temperatures set to fall to -8Cfrost, ice and lying snow. They say that the lowest temperatures will be -2 to
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
frost, ice and lying snow. They say that the lowest temperatures will be -2 to -8 degrees celsius, with the coldest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Freezing conditions are expected to spread southwards across the afternoon. Liz Walsh, a... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Three weather warnings in place as Gardaí warn against unnecessary travelis also a Yellow snow and ice warning affecting five counties, including Dublin
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
is also a Yellow snow and ice warning affecting five counties, including Dublin, Waterford and parts of Ulster and Connacht. The forecaster has also issued Yellow wind and rain warnings. Evelyn Cusack forecaster with Met Eireann says it... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Minister: Plans in place to get homeless people off the streets tonight; temperatures drop to -5set to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A sta
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
set to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath. This... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Don’t make unnecessary journeys: Orange weather alert issued for Connacht, Ulster and Leinster | Irish Examiner Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 06:31...
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 06:31... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Calls for more emergency beds to be open to homeless as temperatures set to plummetset to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A sta
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
set to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath. This... Read more
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5d
Irish Examiner
Cold snap continues as temperatures expected to drop to -8Cset to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A sta
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
set to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath. This... Read more
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5d
Irish Examiner
Cold snap continues as temperatures expected to drop to -5C tonightset to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A sta
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
set to continue with temperates expected to drop below freezing tonight. A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath. This... Read more
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5d
Irish Examiner
Snow and ice warnings remain in place for weekendalert for 17 counties over the weekend. The 24-hour warning, which comes into
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
alert for 17 counties over the weekend. The 24-hour warning, which comes into effect at 11pm on Saturday, covers all of Connacht and counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fresh orange weather alert for 17 counties as 'significant' snow fall expectedsnow fall expected Friday, December 08, 2017 - 01:02 pm An orange alert for s
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
snow fall expected Friday, December 08, 2017 - 01:02 pm An orange alert for snow and ice is now in place for all of Connacht and twelve other counties. These include Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth,... Read more
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6d
walesonline
The Wales reject who has carried more ball than anyone in PRO14but he is also a long way clear of his rivals with 137 runs with ball in hand,
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
but he is also a long way clear of his rivals with 137 runs with ball in hand, 13 more than second-placed Thomas Farrell of Connacht, with the distinguished trio of Piautau (118), Aki (117) and Johnny McNicholl (111) next on the list. He has... Read more
6d
Limerick Post
Oliver says other factors may be at play in Munster transfer talkfour tries in 15 appearances for Munster last season and is aiming for January
Limerick Post / Posted 6 days ago
four tries in 15 appearances for Munster last season and is aiming for January 6 and Munster’s interprovincial derby with Connacht for his return. O’Mahony and Stander could be on their way out at that stage, but Oliver says there unseen factors... Read more
6d
Irish Examiner
Eight things to do to protect your home from burglars this Christmasregarding rural crime, rural dwellers significantly lag urban householders for
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
regarding rural crime, rural dwellers significantly lag urban householders for home security with just 37% of people in Connacht and Ulster, and 40% in Munster, found to have alarms. This compares to 64% of homes having alarms installed in... Read more
6d
Irish Examiner
Met Eireann upgrades snow and ice warning to Status Orangethere could be wintry showers of sleet and snow turning up almost anywhere. "I
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
there could be wintry showers of sleet and snow turning up almost anywhere. "In Ulster from the word go after dark, Connacht, the Midlands and Leinster in the mid to late evening and then from midnight on in parts of Munster and south... Read more
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7d
Irish Examiner
Leinster’s Joey Carbery content to double job as he learns craftup the M1 while scrum-half John Cooney and prop Marty Moore have now looked to
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
up the M1 while scrum-half John Cooney and prop Marty Moore have now looked to the Kingspan Stadium after stints with Connacht and Wasps respectively. Eddie O’Sullivan has already suggested that Carbery should think about packing his own bags... Read more
7d
walesonline
Forgotten international could be answer to Wales' No.9 conundrumoutside this region that playing for the Dragons isn’t a handicap if you want t
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
outside this region that playing for the Dragons isn’t a handicap if you want to play for Wales,” declared the former Connacht and Leinster hooker.Read More “We would like to believe, as we change the environment, we can hopefully produce... Read more
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9d
Irish Examiner
Mayo plan to break new GAA rule to keep April a ‘club only’ monthteam is going on a week-long camp and that actually they will not be available
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
team is going on a week-long camp and that actually they will not be available to clubs after that in preparation for the Connacht championship match against Galway,” county board vice-chairman Seamus Tuohy told club managers and officials. The... Read more
10d
walesonline
What each of the Welsh regions now needs to qualify in Europeloss in Glasgow — a match where the Warriors ran away with it late on — coming
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
loss in Glasgow — a match where the Warriors ran away with it late on — coming after a gritty 36-30 Arms Park win over Connacht and at the half way stage of the PRO14 campaign, they have plenty of work to do to secure a play-off spot. There is... Read more
10d
Irish Examiner
Carnacon win Ladies Football decider to send Cora Staunton off to Oz in stylekept the Carnacon machine ticking over, producing another player-of-the-match p
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
kept the Carnacon machine ticking over, producing another player-of-the-match performance to rival her displays in the Connacht final replay and All-Ireland semi-final victory over St Macartan’s. But Staunton, who flies out on Tuesday morning... Read more
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11d
Irish Examiner
€5m gas pipeline will bring natural gas to Longford for the first timeDenis Naughton is hopeful that a gas pipeline extension from Athlone to Longfor
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Denis Naughton is hopeful that a gas pipeline extension from Athlone to Longford can be developed to serve areas in Connacht too. Minister Naughten made the comments at an event in Ballymahon this evening. He has confirmed that a pipeline,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Disappointment for Connacht against Zebre in PRO14 | Irish Examiner Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 02:46 pm Zebre 24 Connacht
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 02:46 pm Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in... Read more
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walesonline
Anscombe leads Cardiff Blues as Wales star switches to full-backinternational duty with America, joins Anscombe and Owen Lane, who won man of t
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
international duty with America, joins Anscombe and Owen Lane, who won man of the match in his first league start against Connacht last week, to complete the back three.Owen Lane of Cardiff Blues crashes through the Connacht defence as he scores a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hadleigh Parkes to make Wales debut against South Africaat... Share this article He joins a list of naturalised southern hemisphere p
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
at... Share this article He joins a list of naturalised southern hemisphere players who feature for the home nations. Connacht centre Bundee Aki made his Ireland debut this autumn, joining Irish-South African No 8 CJ Stander who also qualified... Read more
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walesonline
Gareth Anscombe in the frame for emergency dutiesjust signed his first senior contract with the region. They were the men on th
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
just signed his first senior contract with the region. They were the men on the wing for last weekend’s 36-30 victory over Connacht, with the 20-year-old Lane marking his league debut with a try. Morgan was a casualty from that match, picking up a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alan Dillon retires from Mayo dutymade 134 appearances during an 18-year spell with the Westerners. He won All S
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
made 134 appearances during an 18-year spell with the Westerners. He won All Stars in 2006 and 2012, and collected eight Connacht Senior medals. Dillon released a statement saying: "Everyone has their time and my time has come. Today I wish to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Concern over Donald Trump tax plan wanesand household sentiment was up in Dublin this month, unchanged in Munster but d
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
and household sentiment was up in Dublin this month, unchanged in Munster but down in the rest of the country — the Connacht/ Ulster region particularly downbeat. More From The Irish Examiner Start the search for your new job Follow the... Read more
17d
Scotsman
Ospreys 6 - 47 Glasgow: Young stars offer bright futurebe surprised by the skills of the players, and teams who are positive tend to g
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
be surprised by the skills of the players, and teams who are positive tend to go on to do well with the Scarlets last year, Connacht and Glasgow before that of course.” There were 44 players missing from this fixture, with a mixture of... Read more
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Limerick Post
Emergency funding needed for University of Limerick swimming poolthe pool boom in its Olympic Swimming Pool. Senator Byrne said: “The Olympic S
Limerick Post / Posted 18 days ago
the pool boom in its Olympic Swimming Pool. Senator Byrne said: “The Olympic Swimming Pool in UL caters for both Munster & Connacht swimmers that wish to compete at national and international levels’ ‘I find it very concerning that at present... Read more
18d
Irish Examiner
Corofin need extra time to retain their Connacht football title against Castlebar Mitchels | Irish Examiner Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 04:07 pm Corofin...
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 04:07 pm Corofin... Read more
18d
Irish Examiner
Johann van Graan looks on as Munster maintain winning run against Zebrewhen first Robin Copeland was binned and Zebre struck for their opening try whe
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
when first Robin Copeland was binned and Zebre struck for their opening try when centre Giulio Bisegni scored after former Connacht full-back Ciaran Gaffney was stopped short. And then when the impressive Sam Arnold was yellow-carded, Zebre used... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cheetahs power past Edinburghthe South Africans a test of their credentials but a five-try showing saw the C
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
the South Africans a test of their credentials but a five-try showing saw the Cheetahs bounce back following their loss at Connacht in Round Eight with a bonus-point success. On their first-ever visit to the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein in... Read more
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19d
Irish Examiner
Connacht fail to triumph in error-ridden game with Cardiff Blues | Irish Examiner Connacht fail to triump in error-ridden game with Cardiff Bl
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Connacht fail to triump in error-ridden game with Cardiff Blues Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:12 pm CARDIFF BLUES 36 CONNACHT 30 Connacht's five-match winning run... Read more
19d
walesonline
Cardiff Blues 36-30 Connacht: Blues win seven-try thrillerPark to secure a victory which could prove to be hugely important in the final
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
Park to secure a victory which could prove to be hugely important in the final PRO14 shake-up. They now go a point above Connacht in Conference A, with the Irish visitors having picked up two losing bonus points. Danny Wilson’s men were actually... Read more
19d
walesonline
Cardiff Blues vs Connacht LIVE: Latest scores and updatesThe home kits are laid out ready for tonight’s clash between Cardiff Blues and
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
The home kits are laid out ready for tonight’s clash between Cardiff Blues and Connacht at the Arms Park. It’s a game which could have a big bearing on these two teams’ chances of making the Champions Cup next season. Connacht currently lie just... Read more
20d
Irish Examiner
Martin Donnelly saddened by GAA’s ‘disingenuous support’ for Railway Cupthat there was little point in continuing when the same endorsement wasn’t fort
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
that there was little point in continuing when the same endorsement wasn’t forthcoming from GAA authorities. In April, Connacht voted to withdraw from next month’s event, which had been scheduled for the weekend of December 9 and 10. Speaking... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joe Schmidt challenges Ireland rookies to think for themselves in Argentina TestHenshaw during Tuesday’s training session at Carton House. It had been his inte
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
Henshaw during Tuesday’s training session at Carton House. It had been his intention to again pair Henshaw with his former Connacht pal Bundee Aki, their reunion having proved effective in the defeat of the Springboks, as the newly-qualified Aki... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Yellow warning in place as snow falls in parts of the countrywill only reach between 3 and 6 degrees. Forecaster Deirdre Lowe says scattere
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
will only reach between 3 and 6 degrees. Forecaster Deirdre Lowe says scattered snow showers are likely - mainly in Connacht and Ulster. "A dusting of snow on lower levels anywhere is possible during the course of today, but the bulk of it... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Snow reported in parts of Mayo as motorists urged to drive with carewill only reach between 3 and 6 degrees. Forecaster Deirdre Lowe says scattere
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
will only reach between 3 and 6 degrees. Forecaster Deirdre Lowe says scattered snow showers are likely - mainly in Connacht and Ulster. "A dusting of snow on lower levels anywhere is possible during the course of today, but the bulk of it... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joe Schmidt challenges rookies to think for themselvesHenshaw during Tuesday’s training session at Carton House. It had been his inte
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
Henshaw during Tuesday’s training session at Carton House. It had been his intention to again pair Henshaw with his former Connacht pal Bundee Aki, their reunion having proved effective in the defeat of the Springboks, as the newly-qualified Aki... Read more
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New York Daily News
Irish back to near full strength for Pumasside which crushed South Africa 38-3 two weeks ago. Robbie Henshaw was in line
New York Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
side which crushed South Africa 38-3 two weeks ago. Robbie Henshaw was in line to start in the center alongside his former Connacht clubmate Bundee Aki, but picked up a hamstring injury in training, so Chris Farrell comes in. Both centers will earn... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Snow and and ice alert in place as temperatures set to drop to -4Chas been issued from 5am on Friday morning until lunchtime on Saturday, with sc
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
has been issued from 5am on Friday morning until lunchtime on Saturday, with scattered snow showers likely in Ulster and Connacht. Met Éireann forecaster Evelyn Cusack is a forecaster with Met Eireann: "For the Midlands it is actually going to... Read more
22d
Irish Examiner
Warren Gatland has 'no issues' with Sean O'Brien after Lions criticismhad a mate next to you." He also spoke about his long-running affection for Ir
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
had a mate next to you." He also spoke about his long-running affection for Ireland, having cut his managerial teeth at Connacht and later with the Irish national team. "I love coming to Ireland," he said. "I've got some great friends here, I... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ian Keatley: ’I feared my Ireland career was over’calls that once took remembering roll off his tongue now and he cites his consi
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
calls that once took remembering roll off his tongue now and he cites his considerable European experience with Munster and Connacht as another string to his bow. “I’m ready regardless of the circumstances. Once again, I’m just enjoying being... Read more
24d
Irish Examiner
Carnacon back in All-Ireland final after 10-point contribution from Cora Stauntonas five-time winners Carnacon booked their place in a first All-Ireland Ladies
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
as five-time winners Carnacon booked their place in a first All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Final since 2013. The Mayo and Connacht champions made a potentially tricky All-Ireland semi-final against first-time Ulster winners St Macartan’s look... Read more
27d
GAA Football & Hurling
Ireland ladies club football previews: Final places on the linewith All-Ireland minor winner Sadhbh O’Leary another huge threat, and Maigh Cui
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 27 days ago
with All-Ireland minor winner Sadhbh O’Leary another huge threat, and Maigh Cuilinn will need Shannon Keady (1-6 in the Connacht final) fully-fit and firing. All-Ireland junior semi-finals As Foxrock-Cabinteely hunt a second successive... Read more
27d
GAA Football & Hurling
Sice 'relishing' final challengechallenge17 November 2017 Corofin forward Gary Sice is looking forward to lock
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 27 days ago
challenge17 November 2017 Corofin forward Gary Sice is looking forward to locking horns with Castlebar Mitchels in the Connacht club SFC final. The Galway champions came through a pulsating contest against St Brigid's which saw extra time... Read more
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