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Ireland's Gareth Delany eager to face off against Suryakumar, Bhuvneshwar
Dublin, June 24 (IANS) Facing India in their backyard, especially facing off against middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav as well as senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, is something which leg-spin all-rounder Gareth Delany is quite eager for when the T20I matches happen in Malahide on June 26 and 28.
2022-06-24
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
South Africa wrap up ODI series 3-0 with a crushing 189-run win over Ireland
Dublin, June 18 (IANS) South Africa cruised to a crushing 189-run win over Ireland in the final ODI of the tour on Friday. After Laura Wolvaardt (89) and Sune Luus (93) starred with the bat to take the visitors to 278/5, pacer Shabnim Ismail picked 5/8 to bowl out the hosts for just 89, thereby taking the ODI series 3-0.
2022-06-18
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail lead South Africa's nine-wicket thrashing of Ireland
Dublin, June 12 (IANS) Captain Sune Luus and experienced pacer Shabnim Ismail picked three wickets each as South Africa thrashed Ireland by nine wickets in the first women's ODI.
2022-06-12
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Gaby Lewis stars for Ireland in registering upset win over South Africa
Dublin, June 4 (IANS) A superb, disciplined all-round display, led by skipper Gaby Lewis, saw Ireland claim just their second-ever victory over South Africa in women's T20I cricket at Pembroke Cricket Club and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
2022-06-04
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland to scrap most Covid restrictions
Dublin, Jan 22 (IANS) Ireland will scrap most of its Covid-19 restrictions starting from Saturday following a drop in the number of new cases, the government announced.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland eases isolation, testing rules
Dublin, Jan 13 (IANS) The Irish government has announced a number of changes to its existing rules regarding the isolation and testing for Covid-19 cases and close contacts.
2022-01-13
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Stirling, Getkate to join Ireland team in Jamaica after testing negative for Covid-19
Dublin, Jan 9 (IANS) Ireland allrounders Paul Stirling and Shane Getkate will travel to Jamaica and join the rest of the squad after returning negative Covid-19 tests, the country's cricket board said on Sunday.
2022-01-09
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland sets new entry rules for travellers
Dublin, Jan 6 (IANS) Starting from Thursday, in-bound travellers to Ireland will no longer need a Covid-19 test if they are fully vaccinated against or have recovered from the disease, the government announced.
2022-01-06
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Cricket Ireland appoints Heinrich Malan full-time head coach
Dublin, Jan 4 (IANS) South African Heinrich Malan has been appointed as the new head coach of the Ireland cricket team, confirmed Cricket Ireland on Tuesday. Malan will replace compatriot Graham Ford on a three-year deal and will start work from March 2022 onwards.
2022-01-04
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Omicron becomes dominant strain of Covid-19 in Ireland
Dublin, Dec 20 (IANS) The Irish Department of Health has reported 5,124 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, saying that about 52 per cent of them were due to the Omicron variant.
2021-12-20
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland's daily Covid cases more than double amid rapid spread of Omicron
Dublin, Dec 19 (IANS) Ireland's confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Saturday more than doubled to 7,333 from the previous day's figure of 3,628 due to the rapid spread of the new variant Omicron, according to the health department of Ireland.
2021-12-19
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland announces new restrictive measures
Dublin, Dec 18 (IANS) The Irish government has announced a number of new restrictive health measures in order to control the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 during the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays.
2021-12-18
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland reports 1st case of Omicron variant
Dublin, Dec 2 (IANS) Ireland has detected its first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, said the country's Department of Health.
2021-12-02
Category: International, Ireland,National,Health/Medicine
Ireland to require negative Covid-19 test result for all arrivals
Dublin, Dec 1 (IANS) The Irish government has made a negative Covid-19 test result for all people coming to Ireland mandatory from Friday.
2021-12-01
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine,Politics
Four flights and countless hours in transit later, Ireland women's cricket team back home
Dublin, Dec 1 (IANS) After an arduous journey that included four separate flights and several hours in transit, the Ireland women's cricket squad reached Dublin from Harare where they were participating in the qualifying event for the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup.
2021-12-01
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland announce squads for US, West Indies tour
Dublin, Nov 25 (IANS) Ireland on Thursday named a 15-man squad for the three-match ODI series against the US in December as well as the World Cup Super League series against West Indies in January.
2021-11-25
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Graham Ford to step down as Ireland head coach
Dublin, Nov 17 (IANS) Graham Ford will step down as Ireland men's head coach with immediate effect, Cricket Ireland announced on Wednesday.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland's daily Covid-19 cases top 3,000
Dublin, Nov 3 (IANS) Ireland's daily Covid-19 cases have surpassed the 3,000 mark for the first time since mid-January of this year, official data showed.
2021-11-03
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ryanair reports 48mn euro loss for H1 of FY 2022
Dublin, Nov 2 (IANS) Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair said on Monday that it suffered a loss of 48 million euros (56 million US$) in the first half of the fiscal year 2022 (H1 of FY 2022), compared to a 411-million-euro loss in the same period of the previous fiscal year.
2021-11-02
Category: International, Ireland,Business/Economy
Ireland's Covid-19 daily cases surge to record high since January
Dublin, Oct 29 (IANS) Ireland's Covid-19 daily cases have surged to a record high since January, according to data released by the Irish Department of Health on Thursday.
2021-10-29
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland decides to join OECD int'l tax agreement
Dublin, Oct 8 (IANS) The Irish government has agreed to join an international agreement to reform the global tax rules to address the challenges arising from the digitalisation of the global economy, according to a statement released by the Irish Department of Finance.
2021-10-08
Category: International, Ireland,Business/Economy,Politics
Kids below 14 account for highest Covid rates in Ireland
Dublin, Sep 25 (IANS) Children aged below 14 now account for the highest Covid-19 infection rates among all age groups in Ireland, according to the figures released by the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO).
2021-09-25
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland to play T20I series against UAE ahead of men's T20 World Cup
Dublin, Sep 23 (IANS) Cricket Ireland announced on Thursday that the mens team will play a three-match T20I series against UAE at the ICC Academy in Dubai as part of a preparation camp ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in October. Before the series, they will also play a warm-up match against Scotland.
2021-09-23
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland to lift majority of Covid-19 restrictions
Dublin, Sep 1 (IANS) The Irish government has endorsed a plan to lift the majority of the current Covid-19 restrictions countrywide from October 22, a government statement has said.
2021-09-01
Category: International, Ireland,National,Health/Medicine
Ireland's July overseas passenger arrivals up 138%
Dublin, Aug 31 (IANS) July witnessed a total of 380,700 passengers arriving in Ireland from overseas, up 138 per cent from the previous month, said the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO).
2021-08-31
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland eye turnaround after loss to Zimbabwe in T20I opener
Dublin, Aug 29 (IANS) Ireland, who came up short against Zimbabwe in the first T20I of the five-match series, will be looking for an improved performance in the second game when the teams clash at the same venue again later on Sunday.
2021-08-29
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
US withdrawal from Afghanistan leaves situation no more under control: Macron
Dublin, Aug 27 (IANS) The US' decision to not extend the deadline for withdrawing from Afghanistan beyond August 31 has put "all of us in a situation which is no more under control", French President Emmanuel Macron said here.
2021-08-27
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland's Covid hospitalisations highest since March
Dublin, Aug 23 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 hospitalisations in Ireland reached a record high since March this year despite a decline in daily cases.
2021-08-23
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland reports 2,125 new Covid-19 cases
Dublin, Aug 22 (IANS) The number of new Covid-19 cases in Ireland set a record high for the second day in a row since the current wave of infections hit the country in July, according to the figures from the Irish Department of Health.
2021-08-22
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
84% of Irish adults fully vaccinated against Covid
Dublin, Aug 20 (IANS) Eighty-four per cent of adults in Ireland have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, a senior public health official announced.
2021-08-20
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Ireland names squads for white-ball series against Zimbabwe
Dublin, Aug 20 (IANS) All-rounder Curtis Campher has received his maiden call-up for Ireland in the shortest format of cricket, having recovered from an ankle injury, as Cricket Ireland (CI) announced its T20I and ODI squads for the upcoming fixtures against Zimbabwe, scheduled to commence on August 27 in Dublin with the first T20I.
2021-08-20
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ireland includes Kazakhstan in mandatory hotel quarantine list
Dublin, Aug 10 (IANS) Ireland has decided to include Kazakhstan in its mandatory hotel quarantine list due to the Covid-19 situation in the Central Asian country, the Department of Health said.
2021-08-10
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland sees Covid cases spike despite high vax rate
Dublin, Aug 8 (IANS) Ireland's daily Covid-19 caseload has set another record since the breakout of the current wave of infections which started last month, despite achieving a higher vaccination rate.
2021-08-08
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland Covid inoculation program to include 12-15 yr-olds
Dublin, Aug 3 (IANS) Ireland is preparing to include 12- to 15-year-olds in its Covid-19 vaccination campaign from this month onwards, a senior public health official said here.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Over 72% adults in Ireland fully vaccinated against Covid: PM
Dublin, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 72 per cent of adults in Ireland have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland reports 180% spike in foreign traveller arrivals
Dublin, July 30 (IANS) Ireland has registered 160,000 foreign traveller arrivals in June, up 180 per cent year-on-year, the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO) said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Ireland resumes indoor dining at eateries, pubs
Dublin, July 27 (IANS) Restaurants, bars, cafes and food courts across Ireland have been allowed to provide indoor services to customers who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have recovered from the disease in the past six months, as well as to children under 18 in their care, according to new government guidelines.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Amid Afghan uncertainties, India must weed out terror financing
New Delhi, July 22: As uncertainties rise in Afghanistan with the Taliban making rapid inroads, India will have to be watchful over terror money flowing into the country. The landscape for terror financing has altered in the last one year due to the Covid 19 pandemic and authorities need to be adequately prepared, sources said.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Ireland,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Ireland's daily Covid cases surge to record high
Dublin, July 22 (IANS) Ireland's daily Covid-19 cases has surged to a record high since February of this year, according to official figures.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Punjab lad Simi Singh plays world record innings for Ireland (Ld)
Dublin, July 18 (IANS) Simi Singh, a former Punjab age-group cricketer, who failed to make the senior state side and then shifted to Ireland where he has got to play for the national side, went down in record books as the first player to score a century while batting at No. 8 in One-Day International cricket.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
'Bubble life, unrest back home affected performance during Ireland ODI series'
Dublin, July 17 (IANS) South African cricket coach Mark Boucher has said that the loss to Ireland in the second One-Day International on July 13 was due to the pressures of being in the bio-bubble for a long time and anxiety over violence rocking his country.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Punjab lad Simi Singh plays world record knock for Ireland
Dublin, July 17 (IANS) Simi Singh, a former Punjab age-group cricketer, who failed to make the senior state side and then shifted to Ireland where he has got to play for the national side, went down in record books as the first player to score a century while batting at No. 8.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Limited opportunities bring out the best in Ireland: Balbirnie
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) Ireland cricket team skipper Andy Balbirnie said after his side's 43-run victory over South Africa in the second ODI that due to lack of opportunities, the boys are more determined when facing big opponents and it brings out the best in his team.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
2nd ODI: Ireland shock SA, take 1-0 lead
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) Ireland shocked South Africa, beating them by 43 runs in the second ODI here on Tuesday. The win gave Ireland a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series after the first match produced no result.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Ahead of SA series, Ireland player tests Covid-positive
Dublin, July 11 (IANS) The Ireland men's cricket team suffered a Covid-19 setback ahead of their first One-day International against South Africa with their wicketkeeper-batsman Neil Rock testing positive for the virus.
2021-07-11
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Delta variant accounts for over 70% Ireland's Covid cases
Dublin, July 6 (IANS) The Delta coronavirus variant now accounts for over 70 per cent of the confirmed cases in Ireland, said a senior public health official here.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Overseas travel to Ireland continues to recover
Dublin, June 1 (IANS) Overseas travel to Ireland continued to recover in the February-April period of this year, figures released by the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO) revealed.
2021-06-01
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Pace bowler Rankin, who played for England & Ireland, retires
Dublin, May 21 (IANS) Pace bowler Boyd Rankin, who represented Ireland and England and was one of only 15 players to represent two countries in Test cricket, retired from international cricket on Friday.
2021-05-21
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Asian exports, pandemic demand fuel record global trade rebound
Dublin, May 19 (IANS) Global trade enjoyed a record rebound in the first quarter of 2021, according to UN estimates, growing 10 per cent year-on-year largely on the back of booming exports from East Asia.
2021-05-19
Category: International, Ireland,Business/Economy,Politics
Ireland's health department under ransomware attack
Dublin, May 17 (IANS) Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched on the country's Health Service Executive (HSE), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Sunday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine,Politics,Technology