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Justin Gaethje mocks Conor McGregor’s retirement by saying he’s ‘on another bender’

JUSTIN GAETHJE has mocked Conor McGregor’s retirement after the Irish shocked the MMA world on Saturday night. The Irish star, 31, announced his …

Justin Gaethje mocks Conor McGregor’s retirement by saying he’s ‘on another bender’

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Kivapour in Ireland now offering home deliveries…

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#IrishBiz – Irish Economic News…

Coronavirus in Ireland: €6bn deficit — but it could have been much worse

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-in-ireland-6bn-deficit-but-it-could-have-been-much-worse-b6wdcgcnv

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#Coronavirus News Ireland 🇮🇪 – Pandemic delays recruitment for below-strength Defence Forces…

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pandemic delays recruitment for below-strength Defence Forces

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-in-ireland-pandemic-delays-recruitment-for-below-strength-defence-forces-z692kh2v6

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#IrishBiz – National Broadband plan could be accelerated!

National broadband plan could be accelerated

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/national-broadband-plan-could-be-accelerated-b3qmg78fc

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#PositiveNews Ireland – Major energy boost as seven offshore wind farms are fast tracked…

Major energy boost as seven offshore wind farms fast-tracked

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/major-energy-boost-as-seven-offshore-wind-farms-fast-tracked-0phbtd9xd

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#PositiveCoronavirusNews Ireland – Drop in case numbers show lockdown eased ‘at right time’

Daily cases show lockdown eased ‘at right time’

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/daily-cases-show-lockdown-eased-at-right-time-fpk8x687j

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The most lusted-after spots in Britain during lockdown

BRITS cooped up in their houses during lockdown are pining after family days out and nature spots. Among the top spots in Britain are Trebah Garden …

The most lusted-after spots in Britain during lockdown

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“Do you have a ‘Fire in the Belly’?” What does ‘Fire In the Belly’ mean to you? What is your passion? What is your drive and purpose and where does that come from? Are you being your true self and lighting up the mightiest version of you? These are the some of the questions we seek to answer in this podcast. It is a great privilege to hear from some truly amazing people who are extremely successful in their lives whether it be money, business, achievements or overcoming adversity. Our guests talk about how they have overcome, excelled, thrived and shown utter determination to fulfil their potential and become the mightiest person they can be. The personal journeys, insights and lessons that our guests share on this intimate podcast makes for remarkable listening. We all have phenomenal potential, but not everyone is living their best and mightiest lives. For many ‘Fire In the Belly’ is the invisible drive and knowing feeling that comes from deep inside. There is no right and no wrong as its personal. Do you know, and live with ‘Fire in The Belly’? What are you doing to stoke the fire in your belly and be the mightiest version of your proud self? Listen now to the Fire In The Belly podcast and start your own journey of self-discovery.

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01:46:37|RELEASED APRIL 15, 2020Kenny Falconer is a life coach who helps his clients improve their EQ, or a.k.a. emotional… View MoreWWWKenny Falconer is a life coach who helps his clients improve their EQ, or a.k.a. emotional quotient/intellige… View MoreListen »

01:43:14|RELEASED APRIL 13, 2020For Trish McGirr, a Business Consultant, Coach and Mentor, it’s her personal stories that she… View MoreWWWFor Trish McGirr, a Business Consultant, Coach and Mentor, it’s her personal stories that she t… View MoreListen »

01:45:29|RELEASED APRIL 11, 2020One good deed a day. That’s what Stephen Morrow wants you to do—to live your life. We cannot… View MoreWWWOne good deed a day. That’s what Stephen Morrow wants you to do—to live your life. We cannot n… View MoreListen »

02:15:40|RELEASED APRIL 08, 2020No 9-5 work shift. No Being bossed around by someone else. No wasted time. Freedom and… View MoreWWWNo 9-5 work shift. No Being bossed around by someone else. No wasted time. Freedom and self-ex… View MoreListen »

01:13:39|RELEASED APRIL 06, 2020Hugh Hegarty is a business mentor and coach. He’s trained in NLP, or the neuro-linguistic… View MoreWWWHugh Hegarty is a business mentor and coach. He’s trained in NLP, or the neuro-linguistic program… View MoreListen »

01:57:14|RELEASED APRIL 01, 2020Andrew Dobbins is the owner of the Business Mindset. As a business mentor and a… View MoreWWWAndrew Dobbins is the owner of the Business Mindset. As a business mentor and a Mastermind… View MoreListen »

01:16:35|RELEASED MARCH 30, 2020If working from home (because of the Covid-19 pandemic) is a kind of frustrating for you, then… View MoreWWWIf working from home (because of the Covid-19 pandemic) is a kind of frustrating for you, then tr… View MoreListen »

02:07:33|RELEASED MARCH 25, 2020Jordan Wright is a breakthrough and transformational coach, specialising in helping people push… View MoreWWWJordan Wright is a breakthrough and transformational coach, specialising in helping people push thro… View MoreListen »

01:12:46|RELEASED MARCH 18, 2020Seamus Fox’s business journey began during his days as a personal trainer. Since then he’s gone on… View MoreWWWSeamus Fox’s business journey began during his days as a personal trainer. Since then he’s gone on t… View MoreListen »

01:00:21|RELEASED MARCH 11, 2020Alan Wallace is as driven as they come. A self-made marketing and sales expert, who’s driven by… View MoreWWWAlan Wallace is as driven as they come. A self-made marketing and sales expert, who’s driven by hi… View MoreListen »

01:20:03|RELEASED MARCH 04, 2020As one of the founders of the Transforming People Academy, which specialises in accelerated… View MoreWWWAs one of the founders of the Transforming People Academy, which specialises in accelerated … View MoreListen »

01:23:03|RELEASED MARCH 04, 2020This week, Pete talks to Gary Doherty, the founder of THINK Network, whose mission is simple: to… View MoreWWWThis week, Pete talks to Gary Doherty, the founder of THINK Network, whose mission is simple: to passi… View MoreListen »

54:15|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020Pete Lonton is joined by international speaker, coach and mentor, Pat Slattery, a man who’s… View MoreWWWPete Lonton is joined by international speaker, coach and mentor, Pat Slattery, a man who’s spe… View MoreListen »

01:27:18|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020Pete talks to BBC’s The Apprentice finalist, Khadija Kalifa, who has, since leaving the show in 2018,… View MoreWWWPete talks to BBC’s The Apprentice finalist, Khadija Kalifa, who has, since leaving the show in 2018, … View MoreListen »

01:58:16|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020This week, Pete talks to high-performance mentor, Kim Calvert, the co-founder of Dynamite… View MoreWWWThis week, Pete talks to high-performance mentor, Kim Calvert, the co-founder of Dynamite L… View MoreListen »

01:03:36|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020Everyone has a passion or a belief; something that drives them to be who they are. It’s a concept… View MoreWWWEveryone has a passion or a belief; something that drives them to be who they are. It’s a concept kn… View MoreListen »

01:12:06|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020Fire In The Belly is a new podcast by Pete Lonton, a groundbreaking series of in-depth interviews… View MoreWWWFire In The Belly is a new podcast by Pete Lonton, a groundbreaking series of in-depth interviews wit… View MoreListen »

03:15|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020What is Fire in the Belly? Do we all have it? Are we born with it? How do we make it greater? And… View MoreWWWWhat is Fire in the Belly? Do we all have it? Are we born with it? How do we make it greater? And … View MoreListen »

01:59:47|RELEASED FEBRUARY 24, 2020Welcome back to Fire in The Belly! In todays episode, Pete goes on a deep dive with the one and… View MoreWWWWelcome back to Fire in The Belly! In todays episode, Pete goes on a deep dive with the one and onl… View MoreListen »

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Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy on This Morning: ‘Do some research!’

Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy (Picture: ITV)Eamonn Holmes has sparked outrage on This Morning after appearing to…

Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy on This Morning: ‘Do some research!’

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Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy on This Morning: ‘Do some research!’

Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy (Picture: ITV)Eamonn Holmes has sparked outrage on This Morning after appearing to…

Eamonn Holmes sparks outrage as he fuels 5G coronavirus conspiracy on This Morning: ‘Do some research!’

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Coronavirus: Health chief rejects study claiming Ireland is worse | Ireland

An American study that predicted that Ireland was already experiencing the worst Covid-19 pandemic is “unreliable,” said the chief Irish medical …

Coronavirus: Health chief rejects study claiming Ireland is worse | Ireland

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Coronavirus: Stena Line cuts off ferry services to Belfast during the crisis

Copyright of the imageStena line Caption of the image Stena announced that it would have to lay off 600 employees and 150 layoffs in the UK and …

Coronavirus: Stena Line cuts off ferry services to Belfast during the crisis

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A Fab Outstanding Network Event and Masterclass with Pat Slattery Followed by a fab LinkedIn seminar with Martin Murtagh…

Today was another fab Outstanding Network Event which also included a business master class for the Legend that is Pat Slattery.

Success Habits

Me listening to Pat…

This Masterclass was followed by a LinkedIn Seminar from one of the Outstanding Members, Martin Murtagh.

Martin Murtagh

I know LinkedIn pretty well and still walked away learning some new things and be reminded of a few more. I also got to see some of the latest LinkedIn Stats which was fab!

LinkedIn Seminar…

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Another Great Online Business Networking Event with The Outstanding Network this morning!

This morning I attended another fantastic online Business Networking & Business Support Group Event with Pat Slattery @slatteryp and The Outstanding Network.

You can join the Outstanding Network Group on Facebook and click the daily Zoom link to join the 11am, daily online networking and business support group event!

Today we had the pleasure of hearing from Dave Browne from the Black Donnelley’s – A Dublin Band who are currently based in Las Vegas, USA who are two times Guinness World Record Holders, one of which was gigging 60 Times Across 50 States in 40 Days and a Documentary Movie of this achievement is available to watch on Amazon Prime and many other platforms – see link to download.

This sounds like a great watch. especially for those who are Irish or Love Irish Music and Culture.

The Outstanding Network, Online Business Networking and Support Group Event is at 11am everyday and some other upcoming online Introbiz Networking Events can be found via the link.

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Coronavirus: Leo Varadkar ‘now is the time for further action’

Copyright of the imagePA Media Further restrictions have been announced to public life in the Republic of Ireland. Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) …

Coronavirus: Leo Varadkar ‘now is the time for further action’

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Irish PM tells nation to stay home to slow coronavirus spread

DUBLIN — Ireland’s prime minister told citizens to stay home until April 12 to help slow the spread of coronavirus, only leaving to shop for …

Irish PM tells nation to stay home to slow coronavirus spread

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Coronavirus could have ‘already infected HALF the population – and it’s been spreading since January’

Coronavirus could already have infected HALF the British population and has been spreading in the UK since January, a new study claims. Oxford …

Coronavirus could have ‘already infected HALF the population – and it’s been spreading since January’

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McEvaddy brothers vow to continue to back Irish aviation business

McEvaddy brothers vow to continue to back Irish aviation business

Aviation entrepreneurs, the McEvaddy brothers, pledged to continue supporting their Irish business at the end of 2018 when it was almost €7.2 million in the red, new figures show.

Accounts just filed by Ulick and Desmond McEvaddy’s Omega Aviation Services show that it earned a profit of €5,525 in the 12 months ended December 31st 2018 but liabilities exceeded its assets by €7.2 million.

The accounts state that the directors, the McEvaddy brothers, confirmed that they would continue to support the company.

Auditor Richard Twomey of Richard Ensor & Co noted noted that there were a number of conditions that cast significant doubt on whether the company could continue as a going concern without the brothers’ support.

— Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/mcevaddy-brothers-vow-to-continue-to-back-irish-aviation-business-1.4183703?mode=amp

Exposed to coronavirus: How Irish business is coping with fallout

Exposed to coronavirus: How Irish business is coping with fallout

Dublin-based entrepreneur Maurice Healy says nobody from his “crew” in China has returned to work yet after the extended holiday for the lunar new year.

Movements of people and workers has been severely curtailed in China as authorities attempt to stem the contagion from the coronavirus that has resulted in more than 2,000 deaths and left almost half the population living under some form of travel restriction.

Healy Group imports about €15 million worth of vitamins and other ingredients for pharmaceutical and nutritional products every year for use by its manufacturing clients across the globe. China is one of the biggest manufacturers of raw materials that go into vitamin C supplements.

Traditionally, it is the first week of March before full production returns in China due to the lunar year holiday period, but the extended break due to the virus and ongoing restrictions on travel and movement of people have knocked out schedules this year.

“I doubt I will be taking any materials of any significant amount in the coming weeks,” says Healy, who is still trying to assess when things might return to normal. “I wish to God I could tell. There is no certainty from the conversations I have been having and I am having those conversations two or three or four times a day.”

Our plants right now are back working, but probably working at 30 per cent of capacity 

With the level of recorded cases of the infection now at over 75,000, almost 99 per cent of which are in China, companies across the world are desperately working out their exposure to the fallout as the virus disrupts supply chains, manufacturing plants, and business and consumer demand in the world’s most populous nation, an engine of global growth.

This week alone has seen tech giant Apple warn about how the outbreak is hurting business in China more than previously thought; Adidas and Puma reveal how production and demand for their German sportswear have taken a hit in Asia; Jaguar Land Rover resort to having car parts flown from China to the UK in suitcases as supplies dwindle; and Beijing reportedly weigh measures such as direct cash infusions and mergers to rescue some of its airlines as the industry has been virtually paralysed.

— Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.irishtimes.com/business/exposed-to-coronavirus-how-irish-business-is-coping-with-fallout-1.4178749?mode=amp

England v Ireland: ‘No-one argues with a Farrell’ as father and son prepare for Twickenham game

There is an arc in the competitive relationship between most fathers and sons.

Stage one: father teaches son. Stage two: father lets son win. Stage three: equally matched. Stage four: son unrepentantly triumphant. Stage five: son patronises father by throwing him occasional bones.

Andy and Owen Farrell are not most fathers and sons. Which is why, when they come up against each other at the elite level once again this weekend, the dynamic between them will be so perplexing to the majority of those watching.

England v Ireland is always a huge game. With Ireland two games unbeaten and England on the rebound from World Cup final disappointment there is extra weight on this one, but you can find subplots anywhere you care: Farrell senior returning to Twickenham as head coach for the first time; Eddie Jones with a new-look coaching staff containing only a solitary Englishman; both looking to move their teams on as a new World Cup cycle begins.

But it is the Farrell against Farrell narrative that will draw the eye, because each is so integral to everything their side is, and because their characters are reflected in the style and attitude of the teams around them.

— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/51560161

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Six Nations Rugby | Bono and O’Connell visit Ireland camp ahead of England clash

Bono meets up with Ireland squad


Former captain Paul O’Connell is also with Ireland this week
Andy Farrell’s side are looking to make it three wins from three against England
With two wins from two, Ireland could not have hoped for much more from their start to the Guinness Six Nations.

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And ahead of a potentially pivotal trip to Twickenham to take on England, Andy Farrell’s side have been preparing with a visit from Irish pop royalty.

None other than Bono, the lead singer of U2, was in camp with Ireland this week, chatting to the Ireland squad after being asked in by Farrell.

And the Ireland head coach explained that bringing in the music legend was more than just a chance to rub shoulders with a superstar.

He told IRFU TV: “We’re unbelievably privileged. He was top of the wish list. He was great, he put real time and effort into it. He’s a private guy who doesn’t really do these things. But he loves his rugby. His wife Ali came along as well and she loves her rugby as well.

“He told us some stories and we got a lot out of it. He’s a proud Irishman so we connect to that. The key for us is making sure we do the homework and the guests that come in, we get something out of it. So the lads certainly did their homework and asked the questions and got the answers that they wanted from it.”

Bono was not the only person to join up with Ireland this week, with former skipper Paul O’Connell also attending training.

O’Connell, who called time on his playing career in 2016, has spent time coaching in France and took the opportunity to come into the camp and chat to the players.

And Farrell believes the former Ireland captain can help his players, while also getting something out of the experience himself.

He added: “It’s great to have Paul with us. We invited Paul in to see what he thinks about the environment, just get a general feel, to be there as a sounding board from the lads.

“We’re getting some good feedback from him and he might learn a few things along the way himself. It’s great to have some past players and somebody that the boys really respect.

“We have an environment that loves people coming in. We like people asking questions so we can answer them and explain them to ourselves as well. It’s great to have him in and he’ll be here until Friday and he’ll give us some feedback.”

— Read on www.sixnationsrugby.com/2020/02/19/ireland-call-on-rock-and-rugby-royalty-to-prepare-for-england/

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England vs Ireland preview:

England vs Ireland preview:

This is going to be a massive game and probably the game to watch this weekend. If the conditions are better than what they were against Scotland this game is going to be a thriller. The English who bounced back against Scotland after losing to France in their first game are coming in onto this game with some confidence.

The Irish who are unbeaten this far are going to Twickenham on a high and will want to keep their grand slam hopes alive. Neither one of these teams have found their best form, but if there was ever a game to do so, this would be it. The English are going to try and use their forward pack to set up a good base to attack from and in free play they will want to clean out rucks quickly and give quick ball to their very dangerous backline.

Ford who is playing at 10 again will have a massive job on his shoulders because he is the person that is responsible for distributing the ball to his outside backs. If the Irish are able to put him under pressure like the Bokks did in the World-Cup final he will not be able to get the ball out wide and it will make it easy to defend against them. The Irish will look to do the same and their flyhalf Sexton is also the key to their attacking structure. He will direct the traffic and if his team can’t get go forward he has the know how to put the ball on the boot and start playing deep inside the English half again. Both teams are matched up perfectly and it is very hard to see one team dominate one faze of the game. That is why this is going to be one of the most exiting games to watch this far in the comp.

Key match ups:

Maro Itoje vs James Ryan: These two are two of the best locks in the northern hemisphere and they will battle it out for supremacy. They are both great line out jumpers and are two of the best defenders in the world. Maro is a very great defender and one of the things that he brings to the game that not a lot of locks do is his work at the breakdown. He gets more than his share of turnovers and penalties and that makes it easier on the teams loose forwards and they share their work load between all of them. James gives this team a hand up in the physical part of the game and will carry hard and try to get over the gain line. He will also help his team clean out the ruck quickly so that they can get quick ball and get their backline moving.

George Ford vs Johnny Sexton: The teams play makers. These two will have to control the game with the boot and their decision making. Both of these are world class 10’s and can take the game away from the other team in a matter of seconds and that is why the defending team will have to keep an eye on them. I believe that these two players are going to be the vital point of each team. They will control the game and the player who gets the upper hand in that department of the game will give their team a great chance to win.

Teams:

Starting XV

Joe Marler

1

Cian Healy

Jamie George

2

Rob Herring

Kyle Sinckler

3

Tadhg Furlong

Maro Itoje

4

Devin Toner

George Kruis

5

James Ryan

Courtney Lawes

6

Peter O’Mahony

Sam Underhill

7

Josh van der Flier

Thomas Curry

8

CJ Stander

Ben Youngs

9

Conor Murray

George Ford

10

Johnny Sexton

Jonathan Joseph

11

Jacob Stockdale

Owen Farrell

12

Bundee Aki

Manu Tuilagi

13

Robbie Henshaw

Jonny May

14

Andrew Conway

Elliot Daly

15

Jordan Larmour

Bench

Luke Cowan-Dickie

16

Ronan Kelleher

Ellis Genge

17

Dave Kilcoyne

Will Stuart

18

Andrew Porter

Joe Launchbury

19

Ultan Dillane

Charlie Ewels

20

Caelan Doris

Ben Earl

21

John Cooney

Willi Heinz

22

Ross Byrne

Henry Slade

23

Keith Earls

My Prediction:

I think this is going to be a thrilling game and definitely worth watching. I also think that the Irish are going to win the game and keep their hopes of a grand slam alive.

— Read on rugbydissect.sport.blog/2020/02/23/england-vs-ireland-preview/

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Manu Tuilagi and Ben Youngs are set to return to England’s starting XV for Sunday’s pivotal Six Nations showdown with Ireland at Twickenham, according to reports.

The Leicester pair are expected to take over from outside centre Jonathan Joseph and scrum-half Willi Heinz when head coach Eddie Jones names his side late on Friday morning.

Tuilagi is likely to be included in the wider midfield channel, rather than at inside centre, even though Henry Slade is back in selection contention after injury.

That means George Ford and Owen Farrell will continue their 10-12 alliance despite the physical threat posed by Ireland’s imposing centres Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw.

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Italy have made one change to the starting line-up for this weekend’s game against Scotland.

Alessandro Zanni comes back in at at lock for Dean Budd, who now drops to the bench.

Zanni has played 118 Tests for Azzurri and played against Wales.

Italy: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Mattia Bellini, 13 Luca Morisi, 12 Carlo Canna, 11 Matteo Minozzi, 10 Tommaso Allan, 9 Callum Braley, 8 Abraham Steyn, 7 Sebastian Negri, 6 Jake Polledri, 5 Niccolò Cannone, 4 Alessandro Zanni, 3 Giosuè Zilocchi, 2 Luca Bigi (c), 1 Andrea Lovotti; Replacements: 16 Federico Zani, 17 Danilo Fischetti, 18 Marco Riccioni, 19 Marco Lazzaroni, 20 Dean Budd, 21 Giovanni Licata, 22 Guglielmo Palazzani, 23 Giulio Bisegni.

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