Ireland has formally launched its bid to host the rugby World Cup in 2023.
irishtimesvideo</a>: ► VIDEO: Ireland launches it’s bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup <a href="https://t.co/lKWCQbgi4Z">https://t.co/lKWCQbgi4Z</a> <a href="https://t.co/j80u74umy6">pic.twitter.com/j80u74umy6</a></p>— Glenogra House (glenogra) November 15, 2016
The Emerald Isle will be up against France and South Africa for the honour.
duponline</a> to be part of Ireland Rugby World Cup bid for 2023 but not when it comes to an all island talks on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/brexit?src=hash">#brexit</a> 🙄 Doh! <a href="https://t.co/YEW8ygF60f">pic.twitter.com/YEW8ygF60f</a></p>— O'Neíll (CailinShonaEire) October 27, 2016
A list of 12 venues has been drawn up including eight Gaelic Athletic Association stadia and Belfast will host matches.
Go n-éirí libh! Good luck to
IrishRugby</a> with their <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Ireland2023?src=hash">#Ireland2023</a> World Cup bid! <a href="https://twitter.com/henshawrob">henshawrob is one man with strong GAA links!
westmeath_gaa</a> <a href="https://t.co/GbRFcjpbKZ">pic.twitter.com/GbRFcjpbKZ</a></p>— The GAA (officialgaa) November 15, 2016
The decision will be taken in November 2017.