Sinn Fein tops poll in earth-shaking Irish election

World / Politics Feb 11, 2020

Sinn Fein tops poll in earth-shaking Irish election

Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes. In a surge that upended Ireland's traditional two-party system, the ...

Lock Brodie Retallick back for All Blacks against Ireland

Rugby Oct 17, 2019

Lock Brodie Retallick back for All Blacks against Ireland

Lock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All Blacks in arguably their strongest side for Saturday's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Ireland at Tokyo Stadium. The three-time world champions gave squad players and those returning from injury some game time and trialed combinations against Canada ...

Rugby Oct 17, 2019

Air New Zealand offers 'safety tips' for Irish rugby fans

Air New Zealand has offered Irish rugby fans some tongue-in-cheek "safety tips" before the countries face off in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday. The highly tipped All Blacks are straining not to seem cocky ahead of the match, but the ...