Dublin

  • IrelandSri Lanka second ODI washed out May 8, 2014

    Dublin: The second oneday international between Ireland and Sri Lanka in Dublin on Thursday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain. Umpires Richard Kettleborough and Richard Smith took the decision after a 2:00pm local time (1300GMT) inspection, ruling the outfield too wet for any play. It had rained heavily overnight...
  • No end in sight for McIlroy's frustrating 2013 October 15, 2013

    Rory McIlroy's messy breakup with management company Horizon Sports reached a Dublin court on Monday but reports that the former golf world number one's relationship with tennis player Caroline Wozniacki was on the rocks appeared wide of the mark. Media reports said the twice major winner had ended his twoyear relationship...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs England, One-off ODI September 3, 2013

    CLICK HERE for Live updates from the only ODI between England and Ireland being played at Dublin. TOSS: England captain Eoin Morgan has put Ireland in to bat. TEAM NEWS: Michael Carberry, Boyd Rankin and Gary Ballance are making their ODI debuts for England. Playing XIs: England: Michael Carberry, Luke Wright, James...
  • Top three teams from Dublin to qualify for ICC World Twenty20 July 16, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Tuesday announced a revised schedule for the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dublin this year which will now see top three teams from the event advancing to next year's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh instead of one. Following an ICC Board decision during the ICC annual conference week...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial May 25, 2013

    Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Topranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Tom Cruise: My family were the rulers of north Ireland April 13, 2013

    London: Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise claims his family once ruled north Ireland. The 50yearold actor made the revelation during a late night chat show when discussing his recent discovery that his family owned the majority of Dublin in the ninth century, reported Sun online. "I found out my ancestors were the...
  • Savita death: Family to approach European Court of Human Rights November 30, 2012

    London: The husband of Savita Halappanavar will proceed with an application to the European Court of Human Rights after Irish Health Minister did not agree for a public inquiry into the circumstances leading to her death. Praveen Halappanavar has said the two inquiries established into his wife's death did not satisfy...
  • Abortion report: Ireland to decide before yearend November 28, 2012

    London: The Irish government has said it will make a decision before the yearend about the country's tough abortion laws, weeks after Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died after she was refused termination of her pregnancy despite miscarrying. The government on Tuesday published the report of an expert group, which was appointed...
  • Savita Halappanavar death: Ireland orders 3rd probe November 24, 2012

    Dublin: Ireland ordered a third probe into NRI doctor Savita Halapannavar's tragic death at a Galway hospital earlier this month after her dentist husband Praveen claimed that crucial papers relating to her repeated requests for abortion were missing from the Galway University Hospital's files. Halapannavar was miscarrying and had repeatedly requested...
  • Irish President intervenes in Savita death probe row November 23, 2012

    Ireland: In a rare intervention, the Irish President Michael D Higgins came out in support of the demand of Savita Halappanavar's family for an independent inquiry into her death saying that any investigation 'must meet the needs of the family'. Meanwhile, Savita's husband Praveen Halappanavar told CNNIBN that her medical report...
  • Ireland drops 3 doctors from Savita's death probe team November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Ireland has dropped three doctors of the Galway University Hospital from the team that will probe death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died due to pregnancyrelated complications after being denied abortion. An announcement in this regard was made by Prime Minister Enda Kenny in the Parliament barely within...
  • Irish Cabinet to take up abortion report amid protests November 19, 2012

    London: The Irish Cabinet will take up a report of an expert group on abortion on Tuesday as thousands of people in Ireland protest the tragic death of an Indian dentist. Irish Health Minister James Reilly has said he will be bringing the report of the expert group to the...
  • Savita death: MEA summons Irish envoy after row over abortion November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday summoned the Irish ambassador following the uproar over the death of an Indian woman in Ireland after a hospital denied her an abortion. Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar was denied the termination of her pregnancy under the country's antiabortion law even though...
  • Indian woman's death: Govt takes up the matter with Ireland November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian government took up Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar's death in Ireland directly and the Indian ambassador in Dublin met Irish authorities on Friday after there were protests outside Irish parliament on Thursday. Meanwhile, Ireland has ordered two probes into the incident that took place earlier this week...
  • Tiger Woods in contention at Dublin Memorial November 16, 2012

    Dublin: Fourtimes champion Tiger Woods, without playing at his best, moved ominously into contention at the Memorial tournament after shooting a twounderpar 70 in Thursday's opening round. The former world number one birdied three of the four parfives in surprisingly firm and fastrunning conditions at a sundrenched Muirfield Village Golf Club...
  • Wreck in Dublin possibly of the Spanish Armada August 7, 2011

    Dublin: Underwater archaeologists in Ireland believe they may have discovered a sunken 16th century Spanish Armada vessel off the north coast. In the course of a dive survey conducted last year, evidence was found that indicated the wreck was possibly part of the 1588 Spanish Armada, Xinhua reported. Between 17 to 24...
  • Finally, an E coli answer: It was the sprouts June 11, 2011

    Berlin: Specialists in hightech labs tested thousands of vegetables as they hunted for the source of world's deadliest E coli outbreak, but in the end it was oldfashioned detective work that provided the answer: Germangrown sprouts. After more than a month of searching, health officials announced on Friday they had determined...