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Forrester to rejoin Saints
Former Ireland U21 cap Christopher Forrester will become a Saint again and try to relaunch his career in Ireland with St Patrick's Athletic after his contract with SPL side Aberdeen ended due to family reasons. ...
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Bellerin ruled out for the rest of the season

Bellerin will have surgery to repair the injury to his left knee in the coming days and the Spain international's rehabilitation is expected to take between six and nine months.

The 23-year-old, who was making his first start after returning from a calf injury, went down clutching his knee ...

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Kenny on red alert as Fitzgibbon plays havoc with maiden selection

Dublin begin their HL1B campaign against Carlow in Parnell Park on Saturday (7.0) and Kenny's maiden league selection could yet be complicated by the round of college fixtures that sees three of the Dublin-based Fitzgibbon Cup colleges in action either today or tomorrow.

Kenny revealed ...

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Irish teen to fly high with the Canaries

But the French-born teenager, who has lived in Ireland since the age of five and is eligible for the Republic, plans to keep up his studies as well as his football career.

Hondermarck moves to Carrow Road after a successful spell with Drogheda and has already bedded in at Norwich as he ...

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Hawkshaw has England in sights

The Ireland U20 side, sponsored by PwC, begin their campaign at home to England at Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday week.

The versatile 19-year-old Clontarf RFC player, who also represented Dublin at the minor hurling grade, is likely to line out at inside centre for Noel ...

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Meghan's Irish ancestors got married in Donnybrook church

On this day 159 years ago, Meghan Markle's great-great-great grandparents married at the Dublin parish.

The January 23, 1860 entry for Thomas Bird, a private in the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment - based at Beggar's Bush Barracks, which was under the Church of Ireland parish in Donnybrook - and ...

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Nama links up with Cairn to build 550 homes in Dublin 13

Under the agreement, a new company - 75pc owned by Cairn Homes and 25pc by Nama - has been set up to develop a site in Dublin 13.

It is understood that Nama will provide the land for the joint venture. However, spokespeople for both Cairn and Nama would not comment on the value of the ...

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5 years for one-punch killer who attacked dad as he celebrated twin girls' christening

Vytautas Racys, of The Oak, Lough na Glack, Carrickmacross, pleaded guilty to the unlawful killing of fitness instructor Seamus Bell on Main Street, Carrickmacross, on January 20, 2018.

Judge John Aylmer passed the sentence at the Circuit Criminal Court in Monaghan yesterday, with credit ...

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Seven-year-old who was only survivor of inferno meets GAA hero Bernard

Tom was rescued by his uncle John Keith Connors (then 14) from his parents' burning mobile home in Carrickmines on October 10, 2015.

Tom, who was then aged four, was the only survivor of the blaze which claimed the lives of his parents, Thomas and Sylvia, and three of his siblings - Jim ...

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Dublin facing Farney without a trio of stars

James McCarthy will play no part in the early rounds of the competition as he recovers from surgery while Footballer of the Year Brian Fenton and fellow nominee Ciarán Kilkenny will be late-comers to Dublin's spring campaign after they extended their stint abroad following the recent team ...

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Mendy will be able to boost City's run-in

The France left-back could be on the bench for the second leg of City's League Cup semi-final at League One side Burton tonight. Mendy, who missed most of last season after knee surgery, has been out since undergoing another operation in November.

The 24-year-old returned to training last ...

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Red-hot Blues hoping to relive the glory years

If for no other reason than history tells us it could get humiliating in a hurry for the Northen Province.

It immediately returned to mind the last time this interprovincial derby too place on a European stage.

In 2012, Leinster were held out as the Heineken standard setters off the ...

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Top garda fears murderous feud will rage on for years

The deadly gangland dispute has been raging for more than three years and has claimed up to 18 lives.

Assistant Commissioner Pat Leahy, in charge of the Dublin region, also described fire-bombings on the Hutch family as "intimidation".

He said that checkpoints, including armed ...

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More ambulance walkouts 'inevitable' without talks - union

The leader of a union for ambulance staff, who staged a walk-out yesterday, warned more stoppages are "inevitable" unless health service management agrees to talks.

Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) general secretary Peter Hughes was speaking after 500 paramedic members mounted pickets ...

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Mourners remember CervicalCheck activist Orla's fight for women
CervicalCheck cancer act-ivist Orla Church would take "huge comfort in knowing that the work she was involved in will make a difference to the lives of many women and their families in future", her funeral mass was told. ...
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Hospitals will send warnings to thousands about cancelled ops and treatments as strike looms

The Mater Hospital has already begun alerting people that it will only be providing emergency services next Wednesday, with the industrial action delaying surgeries, outpatient appointments and treatments.

As nursing unions and employers meet for crunch talks today at the Workplace ...

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'Planet's future is in our hands', says Attenborough

The veteran broadcaster urged leaders to care for the natural world as he spoke with the prince at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The Blue Planet and Dynas- ties narrator stressed the "frightening" mechanisms humans have for destruction, and warned how a healthy natural ...

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Homelessness fear for families living near Leo after they get eviction notices

Residents of nine west Dublin apartments in Riverwood Hall, Castleknock, received letters last week notifying them of the landlord's intention to sell.

The "shocked" citizens fear they could become homeless due to the lack of affordable accommodation in the capital.

They had been ...

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Cardiff 'shocked and distressed' over missing Sala

Sala, 28, was on his way back to Wales after saying goodbye to his Nantes team-mates on Monday night when contact was lost with the aircraft.

Choo said in a statement: "We were very shocked upon hearing the news that the plane had gone missing. We expected Emiliano to arrive last night ...

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'My low score on dance floor was a wake-up call', says comedian Fred

The funnyman scored just 12 points for his cha-cha-cha - but he nearly doubled his tally with his impressive Charleston, which got 23 points.

After the show, Fred said the low score had been a "wake-up call" and he had upped his game for week three of the series.

"I had to, really I ...

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Get ready for a winning Encore

The seven-year-old has won nine times since joining sprint king Robert Cowell, taking his overall tally to 10 having also managed a solitary victory during his initial spell with Ralph Beckett.

He has generally plied his trade in sprint handicaps over the past couple of seasons, but has ...

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