Post Tagged with: "Ireland"

Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

Northern Ireland’s football team manager, Michael O’Neill, has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He was detained by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday, according to the Scottish Sun. Police Scotland said they arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 at […]

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Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off – O'Neill

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off - O'Neill

Media playback is not supported on this device Manager Michael O’Neill said Northern Ireland will be tough to beat in a World Cup play-off after their 2-0 qualifying win over the Czech Republic. Monday’s win in Belfast – their fifth in a row – guaranteed a top-two spot in Group […]

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Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

September 4, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

Northern Ireland secured second place in Group C and took a huge step towards a World Cup play-off place by beating the Czech Republic at Windsor Park. Defender Jonny Evans headed the hosts in front before his West Bromwich Albion team-mate Chris Brunt fired in a superb free-kick before the […]

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Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

June 29, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

Media playback is unsupported on your device Women from Northern Ireland will be able to get free abortions in England, the government has said. More than 50 MPs from the major parties had backed a Labour-led call for the women to have access to NHS abortions in England. They currently […]

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Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

May 10, 2017 3:27 am0 comments
Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

England have been drawn with France and Argentina in a tough Pool C for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Scotland and Ireland are in Pool A, alongside the hosts. Wales will face Australia in a repeat of the 2015 tournament, where both sides beat hosts England to qualify […]

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Watch: Brilliant Ireland demolish Italy in Rome

February 11, 2017 10:23 am0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hat-tricks from CJ Stander and Garry Ringrose help Ireland to a 63-10 victory over Italy in the Six Nations. BBC Sport – Sport

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Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

January 16, 2017 11:19 am0 comments
Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Northern Ireland will go to the polls on 2 March to elect a new Assembly after the executive collapsed over a botched green energy scheme. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire was legally obliged to call the election after negotiations failed. Stormont was plunged into crisis after the resignation of Martin […]

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Ireland secure historic victory over New Zealand

November 6, 2016 12:09 am0 comments
Ireland secure historic victory over New Zealand

Media playback is not supported on this device Autumn international Ireland (25) 40 Tries: Murphy, Stander, Murray, Zebo, Henshaw Cons: Sexton 2, Carbery Pens: Sexton 2, Murray New Zealand (8) 29 Tries: Moala, Perenara, B Smith, S Barrett Cons: B Barrett 3 Pen: B Barrett Ireland produced a stunning display […]

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Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rules

August 30, 2016 10:00 am0 comments
Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rules

Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year investigation, it has concluded that the US firm’s Irish tax benefits are illegal. The Commission said Ireland enabled the company to pay substantially less than other businesses, in effect paying […]

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Record scorer Keane to retire from Republic of Ireland duty

August 24, 2016 1:00 pm0 comments
Record scorer Keane to retire from Republic of Ireland duty

Robbie Keane has announced that the Republic of Ireland’s friendly against Oman in Dublin on 31 August will be his last international. Earlier on Wednesday Keane was named in the Republic’s squad for the Oman game and the opening World Cup qualifier against Serbia on 5 September. However, the ex-Spurs […]

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