Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 5.5% in 2019, likely making it the European Union’s (EU) fastest-growing economy again, although it was lower than the 6.3% predicted by the finance department as it braces for the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
The theme of Ireland’s participation in Expo 2020 is ‘Ireland – Island of Inspiration’. It will tell Ireland’s epic story to the millions of visitors who are expected to visit Expo 2020, which runs from 20 October 2020 – 10 April 2021.
Ireland's tourism and hospitality sector will be able to rehire more than twice as many workers if social-distancing guidance is cut to 1 metre from 2 metres, research by the national tourism development authority found.
Created in 1959, the Rose of Tralee draws contestants, known as “roses,” from across Ireland and around the world from the Irish diaspora. All of them are winners of local selections that draw thousands of participants.
Ireland and Namibia face off in a knockout clash of the T20 World Cup with a Super 12 berth at stake in Sharjah on Friday. The match will mark the exit for the loser while winners will punch a ticket for the Super 12, which gets under way on Oct.23.
World Player of the Year Johnny Sexton scored two tries as 14-man Ireland secured a 47-5 bonus-point win over Samoa to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.
England coach Eddie Jones slammed referee Ben O’Keeffe for the “bizarre” sending off Manu Tuilagi late in a 33-30 win over Wales in the Six Nations at Twickenham
Jonny May scored two tries to propel England to a convincing 18-7 victory over Ireland on Saturday.
Ireland-born Morgan scored a century of his own as England set the visitors an imposing victory target of 329 at the Rose Bowl but he sat out the second innings because of a minor groin injury.