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Hard to oppose Clonmel double

The ground has been well discussed in recent weeks but the lack of rain is again the reason Jessica Harrington has no runners at Clonmel today and I have the day off.

That doesn't stop the work at home so I'm going to school Supasundae this morning ahead of his intended engagement in the ...

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Vogue and Spencer grapple with 'chaos' of parenthood in new show

The newlyweds will app-ear in a three-part series for E4 called Spencer and Vogue: Adult(ish).

It was reported in recent weeks that the pair were filming a show to focus on their journeys as new parents to son Theodore.

Vogue shared a promotional snap on her social media featuring ...

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Man pretended he was his fugitive relative to try and collect his €193 dole cash

Jonathan Murtagh (24) had planned on sending the money to his relative, who was living in Scotland at the time.

He told a court that his close relative had been "shot at" due to the "Kinahan/Hutch feud".

A detective said Murtagh was caught because gardai were looking for his ...

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Thief 'feared he'd be shot' if he did not steal groceries

Kenneth Carroll (28) had been threatened and put under pressure by a number of people to steal the goods.

Judge Dermot Dempsey imposed a three-month sentence, which he suspended for 12 months.

The defendant, of North Strand, Drogheda, Co Louth, admitted stealing groceries worth ...

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Twickenham errors won't be repeated

They came oh-so-close in 2013, losing a lead in injury-time, and won in 2016 because they got ahead, almost staying there the first time and managing to do so the second time around.

The fact the All Blacks fell 15 points behind England at Twickenham on Saturday will have sharpened their ...

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'Rooney deserves big night'

Tomorrow's friendly against the United States will see Rooney's Three Lions career celebrated, with the 33-year-old also set to be given a guard of honour and wear the captain's armband on what is sure to be an emotional night at Wembley.

Now at DC United, Rooney will make a late ...

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Tindall: Ireland won't win World Cup playing with such a strict structure

He isn't even open to changing his mind if Ireland can topple New Zealand at the Aviva on Saturday (KO 7.0, RTÉ 2).

"It won't change my mind on where they are now," he said, on the Guinness-sponsored House of Rugby.

"I don't think they can win the World Cup playing the way they ...

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Ranieri sets big target at Fulham

Fulham chairman Shahid Khan announced via a statement yesterday morning that Slavisa Jokanovic had been sacked and replaced by Ranieri, who memorably led Leicester to the title in 2016.

The Italian has been given a "multi-year" contract as Fulham hope to lift themselves off the bottom of ...

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The Big Easy still puts in hard yards

The measure of his rise through the last two years, most notably last season, left many, even in New Zealand, shocked the prop was left off the 2018 World Player of the Year shortlist.

The jolly purple-and-gold giant from Wexford was not above being the victim of a goading from fellow ...

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Shane's Cuala pain ...

The AIB All-Ireland club final saga of last March left its mark on the usually loquacious Limerick hurler.

Na Piarsaigh had one hand and another four fingers on the Tommy Moore Cup on March 17, only to be snared deep in stoppage time by Seán Moran's equalising goal for Cuala.

Onward ...

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Five years on and Ireland still stuck
From an initial wish-list of not just winning but doing so with panache, on his fifth anniversary of his first match at the helm, Ireland manager Martin O'Neill would be content to take a victory of any sort. ...
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'Reckless' student's account was used to transfer stolen €5k

Nuschka Babela (19), described as "highly intelligent", was paid €240 after the larger sum was lodged from someone else's illegally-accessed account.

Dublin District Court heard the €240 was for her college fees. The rest of the cash was withdrawn and given to an unidentified person ...

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Homeless cannabis gardener jailed for 10 years

Defence counsel Michael Bowman SC said Alan Lynch (58) found himself sleeping rough after being released from prison following a sentence for possessing drugs.

Mr Bowman said his client became drug and alcohol-dependent while sleeping on the streets, but got involved with the grow house ...

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New book is a good read on any given Sunday

Former RTE pundit Eamon Dunphy and writer Paul Kimmage were among those who turned out to support Sunday Independent sports editor John Greene at the launch of On The Seventh Day at Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street.

John was joined by his wife Catherine and his young family at the launch, ...

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Accused punched at wheel after wedding, murder trial jury told

The jury also heard that Desmond 'Des' Duffy was even punched repeatedly by Desmond 'Dessie' Sullivan (59) while driving home from a wedding.

Carmel Savage was called yesterday by the defence to give evidence in the trial of Mr Duffy, who has denied murdering Mr Sullivan at their home in ...

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Royal wedding 'tore Markle family apart', says Meghan nephew

Tyler Dooley said he wanted to "set the record straight" about his relatives while app- earing on a reality TV show.

The 25-year-old medicinal-use cannabis farmer def- ended Meghan's father, his grandfather, saying he "worked hard for my whole family my whole life".

Mr Dooley said ...

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'We're going away now' - Bono leaves U2's fans fearing worst

The Dublin rockers recently wrapped up their Experience + Innocence tour with their final performance in Berlin on Tuesday.

Speaking to the crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, Bono said: "We've been on the road for quite some time now - it's going on 40 years - and this last four years have ...

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'I always gave 100 per cent... no matter what'

Of the 84 times that Whelan had played for the Ireland senior team, how many times had he lost a game? And his dad was stumped.

"If most people saw my record I think they'd be surprised as it's better than what Joe Public thinks," Whelan says.

"I played 84 times for Ireland and I was ...

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Leo hails no-border deal - but May faces vital Parliament vote

While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Brexit is "something we regret", he insisted the best possible withdrawal agreement has been negotiated.

He said other EU members had taken on Irish concerns and helped protect the peace process, the Common Travel Area and our economy.

"This is one ...

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Irish run into form abroad

Making the trip to Romania were Kerry O'Flaherty of Newcastle AC and Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe Harriers, who competed in the Crosul 15 Noiembrie 5km in the beautiful Transylvanian town of Brasov.

O'Flaherty finished eighth in the women's race in a time of 16 mins 32 secs. Race winner, in ...

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Hip injury forces Supple to retire

The Dubliner joined Bohemians in 2016, after a spell out of the senior game, and he was under contract for next season with the Gypsies.

Supple had an impressive season in 2018 and was named on the team of the year by his fellow players in the PFAI, but he has now made the shock decision ...

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