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Zebo at fullback again for Ireland against England

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DUBLIN - Simon Zebo will get another chance to show his fullback credentials after being named to start in the position in a near-full strength Ireland team to play England at Twickenham in their final World Cup warm-up on Saturday.

Rugby-Zebo at fullback again for Ireland against England 2:28pm BST

DUBLIN, Sept 3 - Simon Zebo will get another chance to show his fullback credentials after being named to start in the position in a near-full strength Ireland team to play England at Twickenham in their final World Cup warm-up on Saturday.

Irish services growth falls back in August from nine-year high - PMI 6:03am BST

DUBLIN, - Growth in Ireland's services sector fell in August from July's nine-year high as the pace of new business slowed after expanding at its fastest in a decade and a half in the previous month, a survey showed on Thursday.

Ireland take calculated risk with covert scrumhalf Madigan 01 Sep 2015

DUBLIN - Ireland believe they are taking a calculated risk by bringing only two recognised scrumhalves to the World Cup as flyhalf Ian Madigan has been quietly preparing to be named as emergency cover, coach Joe Schmidt said on Tuesday.

Rugby-Ireland take calculated risk with covert scrumhalf Madigan 01 Sep 2015

DUBLIN, Sept 1 - Ireland believe they are taking a calculated risk by bringing only two recognised scrumhalves to the World Cup as flyhalf Ian Madigan has been quietly preparing to be named as emergency cover, coach Joe Schmidt said on Tuesday.

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British PM calls for more talks to cool Northern Irish crisis 01 Sep 2015

DUBLIN - London and Dublin will hold further talks with Northern Ireland's political parties to try to avert a crisis over an IRA-linked murder that has led to calls to suspend Belfast's parliament, the British government said on Tuesday.

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Barritt and Joseph team up for England 01 Sep 2015

LONDON - England's probable World Cup midfield partnership of Brad Barritt and Jonathan Joseph will start together for the first time in Saturday's final warm up match against Ireland, coach Stuart Lancaster said on Tuesday.

Rugby-Barritt and Joseph team up for England 01 Sep 2015

LONDON, Sept 1 - England's probable World Cup midfield partnership of Brad Barritt and Jonathan Joseph will start together for the first time in Saturday's final warm up match against Ireland, coach Stuart Lancaster said on Tuesday.

Ireland to raise growth forecast, appoint central bank head soon - fin min 01 Sep 2015

BLED, Slovenia - Ireland will raise its economic growth forecast for 2015 when it updates figures next month, by which time a new central bank governor will have been appointed, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday.

INTERVIEW-Ireland to raise growth forecast, appoint c.bank head soon - fin min 01 Sep 2015

BLED, Slovenia Sept 1 - Ireland will raise its economic growth forecast for 2015 when it updates figures next month, by which time a new central bank governor will have been appointed, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday.

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Confrontation as Hungary police force migrants off train

BICSKE, Hungary - Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp on Thursday, a confrontation that has become a focus of Europe's migration crisis. | Video