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Ireland's white-ball tour of Zimbabwe postponed due to Covid-19
Dublin, Feb 9 (IANS) Zimbabwe Cricket and Cricket Ireland have mutually agreed to postpone the forthcoming limited-overs bilateral series due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation in Zimbabwe.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ryanair reports $370 million loss
Dublin, Feb 2 (IANS) Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair announced that it suffered a loss of 306 million euros ($370 million) in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2021 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ex-Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens passes away
Dublin, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens has passed away at the age of 72, Cricket Ireland has informed.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland seeks Covid test results for int'l arrivals
Dublin, Jan 17 (IANS) Passengers arriving in Ireland from all countries will have to provide a negative Covid-19 test result starting from Saturday as part of the country's latest efforts to control the spread of the disease.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ryanair cuts full year traffic forecast to below 30 mn
Dublin, Jan 8 (IANS) Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair said that it has cut its full year traffic forecast for the fiscal year 2021 from below 35 million to between 26 million and 30 million, largely due to the recently announced Covid-19 lockdowns in Ireland and Britain.
2021-01-08
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland announces extra measures
Dublin, Jan 7 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has announced a number of extra measures in an effort to stem the further spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Afghanistan-Ireland ODI series rescheduled
Dublin, Jan 7 (IANS) The upcoming three-match ODI series between Afghanistan and Ireland, which was slated to start on January 18, has been rescheduled.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland's Covid-19 cases top 1,10,000
Dublin, Jan 6 (IANS) The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Ireland has exceeded 1,10,000 as another 5,325 cases and 17 Covid-19-related deaths were reported on Tuesday.
2021-01-06
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland takes up seat on UN Security Council
Dublin, Jan 2 (IANS) Ireland took up its seat as an elected member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term starting from January 1, 2021, said the country's Department of Foreign Affairs.
2021-01-02
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland name 16-man squad for ODI against UAE, Afghanistan
Dublin, Dec 11 (IANS) Cricket Ireland has announced a 16-man squad for the two ODI series against the UAE and Afghanistan set to be played in January. The ODI series against Afghanistan will be part of the World Cup Super League.
2020-12-11
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Scotland-Ireland women's series in Spain called off due to Covid-19
Dublin, Nov 18 (IANS) Scotland women's limited-overs series against Ireland, slated to be played from next week in Spain, has been postponed amid continued concerns about the prevalence of Covid-19.
2020-11-18
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Stuart Barnes appointed Ireland's assistant head coach
Dublin, Nov 13 (IANS) Stuart Barnes has been appointed as the assistant head coach and national bowling lead of Ireland men's cricket team.
2020-11-13
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Parts of Ireland placed under stricter control
Dublin, Oct 16 (IANS) Parts of Ireland were placed under stricter control due to a spike in the number of fresh coronavirus cases.
2020-10-16
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Act now to prevent lockdown: Irish PM
Dublin, Oct 6 (IANS) In a televised address to the nation, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin urged citizens to "act now" in order to prevent an "immediate comprehensive lockdown", as the country was readying for level three Covid-19 restrictions which will come into force from Wednesday.
2020-10-06
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Level 3 Covid-19 response declared for Irish capital
Dublin, Sep 19 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has declared a Level 3 response for the country's capital Dublin in order to suppress the rapid rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city over the past few weeks.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Dublin imposes more restrictive curbs
Dublin, Sep 17 (IANS) The Irish capital of Dublin has imposed a number of new restrictive measures aimed at the curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-09-17
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland readies to reopen schools amid rising Covid-19 cases
Dublin, Aug 25 (IANS) The Irish government has issued an advisory for parents of primary and secondary students as part of its latest efforts to prepare for a safe reopening of schools next week.
2020-08-25
Category: International, Ireland,Education
Andrew Balbirnie to play for Glamorgan in T20 Blast
Dublin, Aug 22 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie will be playing for Glamorgan in the upcoming T20 Blast competition in England, including the knockout stages should the Welsh side progress, after Cricket Ireland approved the move by submitting a No Objection Certificate (NOC).
2020-08-22
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Number of passengers handled by Irish airports down nearly 90%
Dublin, Aug 18 (IANS) The number of passengers handled by Irish airports continued to fall in July due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, albeit at a slower pace, according to the figures released by the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO).
2020-08-18
Category: International, Ireland,Business/Economy
3 dead after passenger train derails in Scotland
Dublin, Aug 13 (IANS) Three people have died after a passenger train derailed in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it was reported.
2020-08-13
Category: International, Ireland,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ireland makes face coverings mandatory in retail settings
Dublin, Aug 11 (IANS) Wearing face coverings in retail settings such as shops and shopping centres has been made mandatory in Ireland, and those who violate will face a fine of up to 2,500 euros ($2,935) or six months in jail.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Restrictions reimposed in parts of Ireland
Dublin, Aug 8 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin announced that restrictions will be reimposed in some parts of the country due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-08-08
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies
Dublin, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Irish politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said in a statement.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Conor McGregor hints at UFC return
Dublin, July 31 (IANS) Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has hinted on a UFC return with a tweet which has not revealed much but enough to create a flutter.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Other Sports
Amazon creates 1,000 new permanent jobs in Ireland
Dublin, July 27 (IANS) Amazon on Monday announced that it is creating another 1,000 permanent jobs in Ireland over the next two years.
2020-07-27
Category: International, Ireland,Technology
Ireland announces job stimulus package
Dublin, July 24 (IANS) The Irish government announced a 7.4-billion-euro job stimulus package in order to recover the country's economy which has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-24
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland to allow people from 15 nations, regions without quarantine
Dublin, July 23 (IANS) People from 15 countries and regions will be allowed to visit Ireland without having to self-quarantine for 14 days.
2020-07-23
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Euro T20 Slam postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19
Dublin, July 23 (IANS) The inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam, a new franchise league, has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-23
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Finau keeps share of lead as Woods makes cut at Memorial
Dublin (Ohio), July 18 (IANS) Tony Finau overcame a rough start that included bogeys on two of his first three holes and only a par on the Par-5 in between in the second round of the Memorial. After that uneasy start, he made no more mistakes on a fairly sunny day with slight winds and found five birdies. Three of those came on Par-5s and he finished three-under 69 for a share of the lead in Dublin.
2020-07-18
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Golf
Ireland postpones move to phase 4 of reopening
Dublin, July 16 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin announced that the government's planned move to phase 4 of reopening the society and businesses has been postponed till August 10.
2020-07-16
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland makes wearing mask on public transport mandatory
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) Ireland has made wearing a mask or face covering while using public transportation mandatory or one could face a fine of $2,837 or an imprisonment of six months or even both of them, according to new regulations issued by the government.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Human Interest/Society
Ireland releases Covid tracing app based on Apple-Google API
Dublin, July 7 (IANS) Ireland has released a Covid-19 contact tracing app which is based the Exposure Notification API developed by Apple and Google, to help contract trace as well as slow the spread of coronavirus.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Ireland,Technology,Health/Medicine
Restrictions on foreign visitors to continue in Ireland
Dublin, July 7 (IANS) Restrictions on international travellers to Ireland will remain in place until at least July 20, according to RTE, the national radio and TV broadcaster.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland moves to phase 3 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions
Dublin, June 30 (IANS) Ireland has moved to phase 3 of lifting the COVID-19 restrictions, with more businesses allowed for reopening and greater freedom given to people's movement.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Micheal Martin elected new PM of Ireland
Dublin, June 28 (IANS) Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin has been elected as new Prime Minister of Ireland in a vote held here on Saturday at a special meeting of the lower house of the Irish parliament.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
3 Irish political parties agree to enter coalition govt
Dublin, June 27 (IANS) Most of the party members of Ireland's Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green Party have voted in favour of a deal to form a coalition government.
2020-06-27
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland cricketer Kim leaves for greener pastures in Australia
Dublin, June 24 (IANS) Ireland all-rounder Kim Garth could turn out for Australia in the future after leaving Irish cricket to accept a two-year contract with Victoria, as per a ESPNCricinfo report.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Irish PM slips in 'Mean Girls' quote in COVID-19 briefing
Dublin, June 20 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar slipped in a quote from the 2004 American teen comedy film, "Mean Girls" during his daily briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the country, a media report said.
2020-06-20
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
After 3 years, McCarthy again available to play for Ireland women
Dublin, June 19 (IANS) Cricket Ireland on Friday confirmed that pace bowler Louise McCarthy has been added to the Ireland women's senior performance squad after an absence of three years.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
All-party meet gets underway, 20 political parties take part
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2020-06-19
Category: International, Ireland,
Paul Stirling named Ireland vice-captain
Dublin, June 19 (IANS) Paul Stirling has been named as the vice-captain of Ireland national team, Cricket Ireland announced on Friday.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Draft agreement reached on formation of new Irish govt
Dublin, June 16 (IANS) A draft agreement on the formation of a new Irish government was reached among the leaders of three major political parties here after more than a month of formal negotiations.
2020-06-16
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Extradition order for suspect in 2019 Essex lorry migrants' deaths
Dublin, June 13 (IANS) The High Court in Dublin has ordered the extradition of an Irish national wanted by the UK police for his alleged involvement in the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants, who were found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex county last year.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Ireland,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
World Rugby launches online toolkit to recruit more female coaches
Dublin, May 9 (IANS) World Rugby has launched a new, online women coaching toolkit to assist unions and regional associations in recruiting, developing and retaining more female rugby coaches at every level of the game.
2020-05-09
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Other Sports
Ireland to host Bangladesh for T20I series in England
Dublin, March 10 (IANS) Ireland and Bangladesh will be playing a four-match T20I series in England in May. The venue has been chosen due to excessive demand on home pitches.
2020-03-10
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Andy Balbirnie replace Gary Wilson as Ireland's T20I skipper
Dublin, Dec 1 (IANS) Cricket Ireland has appointed Andy Balbirnie as their T20I skipper ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020. Balbirnie, who was recently named the ODI and Test captain also, will replace Gary Wilson in the shorter format of the game.
2019-12-01
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ed Joyce appointed head coach of Ireland women's team
Dublin, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Ireland cricketer Ed Joyce has been appointed as the head coach of country's women national team for the next two years.
2019-09-19
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
1,000 Siri recordings a day heard by former Apple contractors
Dublin, Aug 26 (IANS) Contractors in the Irish city of Cork had the task of listening to over 1,000 Siri recordings per shift, before Apple suspended the programme last month, a media report said.
2019-08-26
Category: International, Ireland,Technology
Women's Hockey: Ireland Senior beat India Junior 4-1
Dublin (Ireland), May 29 (IANS) India's junior women's hockey team began their tour to Ireland with a 1-4 loss in a spirited performance against Ireland's senior women's team.
2019-05-29
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Hockey
Indian falls to death from Ireland cliff while taking selfie
Dublin, Jan 5 (IANS) An Indian student has died after falling off a cliff in Ireland while taking a selfie.
2019-01-05
Category: International, Ireland,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident