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Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

The tournament will be an opportunity for West Indies and Bangladesh to fine tune their preparations ahead of the World Cup
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Cricket, Bangladesh, West Indies


Ireland tri-series likely to start on May 5, with final on May 17

The tournament will help the visiting teams prepare for the World Cup, but could clash with the final week of the IPL
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Cricket


Brexit: EU 'to agree extension to 22 May if MPs back May's deal', leaked draft conclusions say - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders will decide whether to delay Brexit by agreeing an article 50 extensionMay arrives at EU summit saying UK must ‘deliver Brexit’ for the peopleMacron says UK will be heading for no deal if MPs vote down agreementCorbyn refuses to rule out revoking article 50EU summit - What we’ve learnt from the arrivals 5.11pm GMT The catastrophic impact of no-deal on Ireland’s f...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Green, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, David Lammy, WTO, Vince Cable, Brussels


KFC's UK and Ireland boss talks about the day the chicken chain ran out of chicken

KFC's UK and Ireland managing director Paula MacKenzie talks about the day the chicken chain ran out of chicken.
Tags: Business, UK, Ireland, Kfc, Paula Mackenzie


British, Irish Theatres Step Up Dialog As Brexit Looms

There is of course a long history of interaction between the British and Irish theatres, and this looks certain to continue into the future — however Britain’s relationship with the EU (and thus with Ireland) evolves in the years ahead. – Clyde Fitch Report
Tags: Art, Theatre, Eu, Britain, Ireland, 03.18.19, British Irish Theatres


Pro14: Connacht v Benetton (Fri): Ireland trio Dillane, Carty and Marmion return

Connacht select Irish internationals Ultan Dillane, Jack Carty and Kieran Marmion for their Pro14 game against Benetton on Friday.
Tags: Ireland, Rugby, Connacht, Benetton, Marmion, Kieran Marmion, Dillane Carty, Ultan Dillane Jack Carty


A former Facebook executive raised $3.7 million to fund a game aiming to match the success of 'Pokémon Go'

Former Facebook employee Nikki Lannen has raised €3.3 million ($3.7 million) to fund the development of a new augmented-reality game at her startup WarDucks. The funding round was led venture capital firm EQT Ventures and will help get the new location-based game off the ground in 2020. Lannen left her job at Facebook in 2013 to launch WarDucks, which aims to make its titles "fun" rather than "super-realistic." Former Facebook executive Nikki Lannen has raised nearly $4 million to create a n...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, North Korea, Samsung, San Francisco, Trends, Ireland, The Times, Dublin, Latin America, Kim Jong, Former Facebook, EQT Ventures, Nikki Lannen, Lannen


As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Frank Langfitt about a Brexit delay, and Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Tags: News, Ireland, Npr, Brexit, Steve Inskeep, Daniel Mulhall, Frank Langfitt, Northern Ireland Ireland


As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Fate

Britain may need more time to leave the EU. Steve Inskeep talks to Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Tags: News, Britain, Ireland, Brexit, Steve Inskeep, Daniel Mulhall, Northern Ireland Ireland


Cathal McCarron: All-Ireland winner announces Tyrone retirement

All-Ireland winning Tyrone defender Cathal McCarron announces his retirement from inter-county football.
Tags: News, Ireland, Tyrone, Cathal McCarron


Any folks on here living the RV or Van Life Full Time

I really enjoy looking at ways to improve the Gem Top Canopy on the back of my old 2wd F150. Youtube has TONS of videos of how folks are living in them full time.. How they've modified their trucks (or vans) (or travel trailers) to live what could best be as a Pre TEOTWAWKI lifestyle. Tonight I was looking over ways for making money while out there and while a decent wi-fi connect is a priority, so is a decent laptop that will run the software you're using. I actually use a legal version of ...
Tags: Craigslist, Ireland, Portland, Mcdonalds, Weapon, Vehicles & Transportation, Eastern California, Van Life Full Time


Ireland: Investment Funds Legal & Regulatory Update, March 2019 - Arthur Cox

Welcome to the latest edition of our Asset Management and Investment Funds Legal and Regulatory Update.
Tags: News, Ireland, Arthur Cox


Summer Lovin’ Had Me a Blast; Summer Lovin’ Happened So Fast

This post originally appeared on Nomadic Chick. It all began, fittingly, on the first day of summer with a game called ‘tangled’, where everyone puts their hands in the center of a circle, grabs two random people’s hands and then proceeds to untangle themselves to make a circle as this is “team-building” and “creates friendships”. It was our first day as counselors at an American summer camp in up-state New York and we were wondering just what we had gotten ourselves into. In the fray of hand g...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, New York, Australia, New York City, US, Personal, Canada, United States, Ireland, Jane Austen, Buffalo, Pod, Derry, North America


15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, March 22-28

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Alice in Wonderland: The Musical’ A modern musical-comedy take on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale about a young girl’s adventures in a strange and magical world. When: March 23-June 15. Where: Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. Tickets: $12. Information: www.glendalecentretheatre.com. ‘Bar Mitzvah Boy’ West Coast Jewish Theatre presents a new play by Mark Leiren-Young about an older man seeking faith through his bar mitzvah ceremony while his rabbi aims to ret...
Tags: London, New York City, Roald Dahl, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Lewis Carroll, Vietnam, Peter Pan, John Cameron Mitchell, West End, Brian Friel, Tim Minchin, Alice


Muirfield

Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Gullane, East Lothian, SCOTLAND6728 YARDS (PAR 71)COURSE SSS/SLOPE: 74/NRCOURSE ARCHITECT: Old Tom Morris (1891); Harry S. Colt (1923)ACCESSIBILITY: PrivateCOURSE WEBSITE: http://muirfield.org.uk/ ROUNDS PLAYED: 2LAST PLAYED: August 15, 2017.LOW SCORE: 72 (+1) ACCOLADES -- Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #45- Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses in the World 2017: #10- Golf Digest World's Greatest 100 Courses (Outside USA) 2018: #4-...
Tags: Sport, Britain, Ireland, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Muirfield, Great Britain, Camel, Company, Dan, Matt, Howes, Tom Morris, Gullane, Musselburgh, Hagen


Euro 2020 qualifiers: Matt Doherty hoping for Republic boost under Mick McCarthy

Republic of Ireland wing-back Matt Doherty is hoping the arrival of manager Mick McCarthy will be a positive for his international career.
Tags: News, Ireland, Mick McCarthy, Matt Doherty


REVIEW: Haagen-Dazs Spirits Collection Ice Cream (U.S.)

Judging from the length of their corresponding aisles at the grocery store, it’s no secret that Americans love alcohol and ice cream. Despite this, mergers between the two seem rare with mainstream brands. Befitting of the most drunken-sounding ice cream brand, Haagen-Dazs has risen to fill this void of boozy frozen desserts with the release of its new Spirits Collection. Each pint features a different variety of popular liquor, paired alongside indulgent mix-ins, and Haagen-Dazs’ famously ric...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Atlantic, Ireland, Ice Cream, Häagen Dazs, Irish Cream, Haagen-Dazs, Haagen Dazs Spirits Collection Ice Cream U S, Bourbon Vanilla Bean Truffle, Bourbon Vanilla Truffle


On sluts and slatterns

Here is another attack on sl-words, a continuation of the one celebrated last week (“The sl-morass”). There, I mentioned the fact that a word beginning with sl– tends to develop negative connotations. My example was Engl. slim, as opposed to German schlimm “bad.” Another example (one of many!) is slight. In the Old Germanic languages, including Gothic, which was recorded in the fourth century, the word meant “smooth,” perhaps “slippery.” (Incidentally, to slip is also a verb of questionable ante...
Tags: Europe, Books, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Bali Indonesia, RCMP, Mackay, Unsplash, ENGL, Walter W Skeat, Skeat, Pixabay, Hensleigh Wedgwood


Six Nations: Ireland to begin Farrell era against Scotland

Andy Farrell's first game as Ireland head coach will be at home to Scotland on the opening day of the 2020 Six Nations.
Tags: News, Scotland, Ireland, Farrell, Andy Farrell


Ireland: "Gun-Jumping" - A Priority For Competition Enforcers In Ireland And Abroad - Matheson

We wrote last summer about an investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") into a suspected case of ‘gun-jumping',
Tags: News, Ireland, Matheson


Computer scientists create programmable self-assembling DNA

Computer scientists at UC Davis, Maynooth University in Ireland and the California Institute of Technology have created DNA molecules that can self-assemble into patterns essentially by running their own program. The work is published March 21 in the journal Nature.
Tags: Science, Ireland, California Institute of Technology, UC Davis Maynooth University


Solo Female Travel in England, Scotland, and Wales — A UK Guide

I have spent a LOT of time traveling alone in England, Scotland, and Wales. Much more than I originally intended. I went to Europe without a plan, ended up living for months at a time in two different cities in England, and used them as a base to explore the country. I never thought the UK would become one of my most extensively traveled countries. At the time, I was more interested in warmer, sexier, more exotic travel destinations — the UK seemed so boring compared to Thailand or Italy or Sou...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, London, Featured, Wales, Scotland, US, Blog, Barcelona, Aberdeen, Thailand, Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Liverpool


Ireland: The Age Old Question – When Is There Age Discrimination? - Arthur Cox

Employers and courts alike continue to be vexed by issues relating to age as a ground of discrimination. This is not surprising given culturally there is still a level of acceptance regarding "banter"
Tags: News, Ireland, Arthur Cox


Prayers and a cup of tea as Britain approaches Brexit deadline

Churches across Britain and Ireland are preparing for next week’s Brexit deadline, whether it is met by a deal, no deal, or a delay, by offering prayers for the nation and the region. The Church of England is also encouraging community conversation over a cup of tea. The Anglican Communion News Service reports: Churches are being encouraged to host “informal café-style meetings” over the weekend of 30 March “to bring together people of all standpoints and encourage open discussion.” The Archbish...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Church, Religion, Eu, European Union, John Sentamu, Britain, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Justin Welby, Republic, Canterbury


Most popular whiskeys in the world

Whiskey is one of the world’s most beloved spirits. It’s both sipped neat and mixed into cocktails, savored and taken as a shot alongside a pint of beer. With this level of universal popularity, it should come as no surprise that countries around the world make the spirit. Each does things a little differently, making exploring the world through a dram or glass all too easy to do. Quick note: America, Ireland, and Mexico use the spelling “whiskey.” Everywhere else goes with the English spelli...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Japan, Australia, Mexico, Kentucky, France, Scotland, India, US, America, Taiwan, Canada, United States, Ireland


The quiet night amidst the resurgence

Sometimes you just come across a bad game of basketball but that can be a blip. The resurrection of top tier basketball in Killarney is moving along nicely, just for one Saturday there was a reminder of the work that is still ahead. In his second missive from the Kingdom of Kerry, Emmet Ryan watched St Paul’s take on Sligo All Stars To non basketball people in Ireland, KIllarney being back is all that matters. They remember the name of the town with the start of the boom back in the 1970s and 1...
Tags: Nike, Sport, Features, Ireland, New York Times, St Vincent, Kerry, Galway, Louisville, St Paul, Scott, PAUL, MAVS, Fitzgerald, Colgate, Mark Greene


Blow for Republic of Ireland: Southampton’s Shane Long withdraws from squad with injury

The FAI have this evening confirmed that Shane Long has been forced to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland’s squad for their upcoming European Championship qualifiers. Ireland’s road ahead Mick McCarthy’s first competitive outings since retaking his place as Ireland’s manager are set to take place over the coming week, with the former Wolves and Sunderland boss no doubt eager to secure a 6-point haul. The Boys in Green will first travel to Gibraltar for their opening European qualifier on Sa...
Tags: England, Georgia, Sport, Long, Green, Soccer, Ireland, Liverpool, Southampton, Republic Of Ireland, Tottenham, Sunderland, Gibraltar, Man City, FAI, Mccarthy


Watch: Peculiar Alien Invasion Short Film 'Seedling' by Stevie Russell

"Is it a threat to humanity…?" Time for another strange, but nonetheless intriguing, new sci-fi short film. Seedling is a sci-fi short from Ireland written and directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Stevie Russell, which initially debuted online last month. The concept for this involves a mysterious, unexplainable alien invasion following a huge storm that rages around the world. What are they doing? Why are they there? No one can explain. A young couple experience an incredible encounter which...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Ireland, Short Film, Paul Reid, To Watch, Stevie Russell, Niamh Algar


Maeve Higgins in First Trailer for Supernatural Comedy 'Extra Ordinary'

"The truth is - ghosts are around us all the time." Epic Pictures Group has debuted the first teaser trailer for an Irish indie comedy titled Extra Ordinary, which just premiered at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this month. The story is about a sweet, lonely woman in rural Ireland with supernatural abilities, but hates using her "talents" and mostly just stays home. But when a washed up one-hit-wonder rock star makes a pact with the devil, and puts a spell on a local teenager, Rose must ove...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Ireland, Rose, Indies, Risteard Cooper, To Watch, Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Epic Pictures Group, Amy Schumer Moone


Ulster and Ireland centre Darren Cave considering retirement at the end of the season

Ulster's Darren Cave says there are "decisions to be made" over his future as he closes in on Andrew Trimble's all-time appearances record
Tags: News, Ireland, Darren Cave, Andrew Trimble