The medieval football game played at Ashbourne, Derbyshire during Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday has been tradition for over 900 years. The rules are simple and the chaos forces shops to board up their windows.
The Ireland Women's rugby team beats Scotland in a one-sided encounter in Ashbourne. Buoyed by stellar performances from Sophie Spence and Niamh Briggs, the Irish dominates the Scots with the final score at Ireland 20, Scotland 0.
Open farms in Ireland are becoming more and more popular among Irish families, because is possible to bring their children to visit the farm for free and buy fresh organic products at affordable prices from its source.
The Ireland Women's rugby team defeated Italy in a tight and dogged encounter in Parabiago to claim a first Six Nations Championship and Grand Slam success. The team also achieved qualification for the next World Cup. Images taken 09/02/2013