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Ireland’s Shane O’Donoghue: is now six goals  shy of record-holder John Jermyn. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 3 (S Loughrey, S O’Donoghue, A Sothern) France 0 Craig Fulton received a fine send-off from the Irish senior men as his final weekend as head(...)

Extensive sea ice late in the summer meant the Adélie penguins had to travel further for food and all but two chicks starved. Photograph: WWF/PA Wire

A colony of more than 18,000 pairs of Adélie penguins in Antarctica suffered a catastrophic breeding season with just two chicks surviving, experts ha(...)

The Akademik Shokalskiy left New Zealand on November 28th and has been trapped in ice since Christmas Eve. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Peacock

An Antarctic blizzard has halted an Australian icebreaker’s attempt to reach a Russian ship trapped for a week with 74 people on board.The Akademik Sh(...)

Barbara Tucker, a passenger on the trapped ship Akademik Shokalskiy, looks at an Adelie penguin walking by on the ice off East Antarctica yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Peacock

Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up yesterday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerf(...)