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The Irish News - January 28 2010: Donegal burst Down's bubble to set up final clash with on-fire Tyrone

Dr McKenna cup semi-finals: Donegal 1-13 Down 1-12; Tyrone 1-20 Fermanagh 1-8

A superb third quarter spurred Donegal to a thoroughly-deserved victory over Down in a frenetic ...

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Re-Gen WTE renews long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour

NEWRY-headquartered Re-Gen WTE (Waste to Energy) Ltd, has agreed a new long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WPHA)

The company, which specialises in covering energy from rubbish that normally ends up in landfill, will use the port to export its refuse derive fuel ...

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Greencore revenue rises despite difficult trading conditions

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore said revenue rose in the first quater of its financial year, despite the challenging trading environment.

In an update to the stock market covering the 13 weeks to December 27th, the Irish food company said overall group revenue rose by 1.8 per cent ...

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Allergan completes €160m investment in Westport, adding 63 jobs

Global biopharmaceutical company Allergan has completed a €160 million investment in its Westport, Co Mayo facility as part of a strategic expansion.

The New-York listed botox maker said on Tuesday its investment in Westport cements that facility’s position as its largest in the world ...

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LeBron James pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James has posted an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant following the NBA veteran's death on Sunday.

James took to Instagram to express his feelings after Bryant, daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles ...

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Former Belgian king forced to recognise daughter from affair

Belgium's former King Albert II has admitted he is the father of a daughter born from an affair half a century ago after a DNA test he was forced to take came back positive.

Recognising he is the "biological father" of Belgian artist Delphine Boel, the 85-year-old ex-monarch ...

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Ashleigh Barty delights home crowd at Australian Open

Australia's Ashleigh Barty remains unflustered as she moves ever closer to a first title at Melbourne Park.

Barty gained revenge on Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals, winning 7-6 (7-6) 6-2 to become the first Australian woman to make the last four in singles since Wendy Turnbull in ...

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Weather conditions probed in Bryant crash investigation

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently in the first full day of federal aviation experts' crash investigation.

An 18-member National Transportation ...

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Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England

THIS IS NOT another Declan Rice or Jack Grealish story. The accent may be similar but the path is different; a kid leaving his comfort zone to pitch up in Belfast with nothing more than a dream in his head and a pair of boots in his hands.

Hayden Hyde had the choice of staying. Harlequins ...

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Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game

THE DOOR THAT appeared to be firmly shut now seems to be opening. All Finn Russell has to do to re-appear in a Scotland shirt is stick to the rules set down for him by Gregor Townsend.

Unfortunately, from a Scotland perspective, peace talks won’t lead to a resolution in time for ...

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Snow and ice warning remains in place nationwide following freezing night

A STATUS YELLOW snow and ice warning is in place for the entire country this morning. 

Met Éireann has warned there will be hazardous conditions in places this morning due to compacted snow and ice. 

There are chances of further snow showers today, which will be heaviest in the ...

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Death toll from coronavirus reaches 106, US authority warns against all non-essential travel to China

THE CENTRE FOR Disease Control in the US has escalated its travel warning for citizens to “avoid all non-essential travel” to China as the death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 106 in recent days. 

“The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all non-essential travel to ...

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Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

US PRESIDENT DONALD Trump hosted Israel’s prime minister and his chief rival at the White House on the eve of unveiling a Middle East peace plan.

Trump expressed confidence that despite Palestinian rejection, they would go along with a blueprint he said was “very good for ...

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Kildare man in Wuhan concerned he would spread coronavirus if brought home

Psychology teacher Ben Kavanagh from Kilcullen in Co. Kildare, who has been living in the Chinese city of Wuhan for almost two years, has told of his concern that if he were to leave the city he could be spreading the coronavirus.

Mr Kavanagh told of how he “did a big shop” on Sunday ...

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Germany confirms first case of coronavirus

Germany has confirmed its first case of the new virus that has infected thousands of people in China.

The health ministry in the southern state of Bavaria said late on Monday that the man from Starnberg, south of Munich, is “in a clinically good condition”.

Officials said ...

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Do not assume humans always behind wildlife genetic diversity loss, experts say

Humans are not always to blame for genetic diversity loss in wildlife, scientists say.

They warn that conservationists should be wary of assuming people are behind the loss, suggesting that differences in African lions are more likely to have been caused by ecological factors. ...

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Ardal O’Hanlon reveals why he left Death In Paradise

Ardal O’Hanlon has said he had to leave Death In Paradise to maintain his sharpness as a stand-up.

The actor, 54, announced last year that he was saying goodbye to the BBC crime drama after three sun-soaked years as DI Jack Mooney.

The show was filmed on the ...

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Top bosses lukewarm on Government’s performance

Company directors in Ireland by a large margin approved the Government’s handling of the Brexit negotiations, but were less impressed by its overall performance, according to the latest survey by the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

The quarterly survey also showed most of ...

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Brexit trade row brewing with UK just days away from EU exit

A Brexit trade row is brewing as Britain is only days away from its European Union exit, according to reports.

The Times reports that Brussels will attempt to gain the upper hand before trade talks start late next month by insisting European judges continue to hold sway in Britain ...

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Influx of new blood means we should expect the unexpected

So here we are again, on the cusp of another championship, the first of the decade.

As we prepare for Saturday’s lift-off on the 2020 Guinness Six Nations, there is an altogether different feel to proceedings ahead of Ireland’s home opener against Scotland, what with Andy ...

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Morrissey fears calls for video reviews could lead to 'stop-start' hurling

Greater use of match-day technology so as to allow teams to challenge certain decisions will see the game of hurling become “far too stop-start”, according to Limerick’s Tom Morrissey.

At last month’s Limerick GAA convention, club delegates gave their backing to a motion ...

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