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England’s Eoin Morgan in action against New Zealand. Photo: Philip Brown/Reuters

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Building a new world: students at Cork Institute of Technology

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Ireland scrumhalf Charlie Rock scored a late try but it was too little too late for Ireland  at the Zaffanella Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

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The number of visits to Ireland has increased from 6.5 million in 2012 to 7.6 million last year.

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Ireland’s Under 20s were beaten 25-3 by New Zealand ending their hopes of World Cup glory. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • June 11, 2015, 08:34

World Cup dream over Dreams of World Cup glory are over for Ireland’s Under 20s after they were beaten 25-3 by a very impressive New Zealand side in V(...)