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NFL Team of the Week: Turbitt steals the show for Armagh

1. Shaun Patton (Donegal)

THE Letterkenny man has established himself as one of the best ‘keepers in the land and although he will be a shade disappointed by Mayo’s first goal, he more than made up for it with a brilliant kicking display that laid so many platforms for ...

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We had to shake off the nerves says returning Antrim's Peter Healy

PETER Healy says that the Antrim dressing room was a nervous place off the back of knowing they “had to win” their opening game against Wexford on Sunday.

The 23-year-old St Enda’s man was playing his first league game since 2018, having taken last year out to focus on ...

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MOTs suspended across north after cracks found in vehicle lifts

MOT tests for cars and light vehicles have been suspended across Northern Ireland after cracks were found in vehicle lifts.

Paul Duffy, chief executive of the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA), said late last night that the contractor responsible for repairing the lifts has "not provided ...

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Chris Suitor, Irish boxing's new Master of Ceremonies, set for debut at the Celtic Clash bill in Belfast

YOU’VE all heard Michael Buffer’s ‘Letttttttttts get readdy to rummmblllle’ and Jimmy Lennon junior’s ‘It’s showwwwwtime!!’

Well get ready for the first volley of ‘THAAAAAT’S USSSSS NAIIIIII’ the new homegrown catchphrase ...

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Liam Rafferty's time is now with Tyrone, reckons Mickey Harte

TAKING time and getting time. The number being talked about afterwards was ‘2’ – two points for Tyrone and two points from Liam Rafferty. The player was happy about the former, but more concerned about the figure 70-plus as regards himself.

Responding to the suggestion ...

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We are trying to be more ruthless: Armagh ace Oisin O'Neill

OISIN O’Neill says Armagh are trying to work on being more ruthless this season – and the competition for forward places has sharpened everyone’s focus.

O’Neill was at the forefront of the Orchard attack in Saturday night’s 13-point drubbing of Cavan, bagging ...

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Two south Armagh lorry drivers given suspended sentences for part in diesel fraud

TWO south Armagh lorry drivers have been given suspended sentences for their part in a diesel fraud.

A Revenue & Customs investigation revealed a sophisticated fuel laundering operation with suspected higher-level players involved, though not before the courts.

Seventeen ...

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Man (35) in court charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Newry

A 35-year-old man has appeared in court following a stabbing in Newry.

Latvian national Viktors Panfilovs, of Talbot Street in Newry, appeared in the city's magistrates court charged with attempted murder.

A detective constable said she could connect the accused to the charge and ...

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Carragher calls on Klopp to attend Liverpool's FA Cup replay

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has backed Jurgen Klopp's stance to respect the Premier League winter break even if it means his first-team stars miss the FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury.

However, Carragher believes Klopp should be present for the match - the Reds boss has ...

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Co Down councillor Henry Reilly to contest charges of assaulting police woman

A councillor is to contest charges of twice assaulting a police woman.

Henry Reilly (61) is also accused of resisting the constable, resisting a male constable and causing criminal damage to a police radio and ear piece on September 30 last year.

Mr Reilly, of Ballynahatten Road, ...

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Maiden Manchester United goal a 'release' for delighted Dalot

Hip and groin problems have limited the Portuguese's opportunities this term but he started for the first time since October in the FA Cup fourth-round tie on a boggy Prenton Park pitch.

After Harry Maguire had also opened his account for the Red Devils, Dalot also got on the ...

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Galvin steps into the wilderness and Antrim take a first step out

Allianz National Football League Division Four: Antrim 3-10 Wexford 0-13

FAR away from the bright lights of Croke Park that his fellow countymen enjoyed on Saturday night, Paul Galvin found out what it will take to lead Wexford out of the wilderness as his managerial league debut ended in ...

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Mark Durkan tribute to Seamus Mallon

Seamus Mallon would probably lapse into sardonic whimsy about many of the fine, genuine and deserved tributes paid on his death.

There would be guttural muttering about being spared "the creeping Jesus" stuff. ("Creeping Jesuses" seemed to be a worryingly increasing ...

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Ice weather warning issued for Northern Ireland by Met Office

The Met Office has issued an ice weather warning for Northern Ireland with slippery pavements and roads expected tonight and tomorrow morning.

Rain is likely this evening with some areas of high ground likely to experience snow.

Temperatures are set to fall below freezing, meaning ...

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UFO sightings reported to RAF to be published online

Claimed sightings of UFOs received by a now-defunct unit within the RAF are to be published online.

The RAF took the decision to wind up its UFO unit in 2009, after concluding that in more than 50 years, no received report had ever disclosed any evidence of a potential ...

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At 1pm today: Watch or listen in to The Irish News weekly sports show 'Out In Front' on Facebook and Twitter Live

In GAA, the Aliianz Leagues threw up many exciting games at the weekend with Ulster counties experiencing mixed fortunes.

Irish News sports reporters Cahair O'Kane, Kenny Archer and Neil Loughran will discuss how they fared on our 'Out In Front' sports show ...

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Donnelly announce partnership with Overlander Vehicles

Donnelly Group has announced a new partnership with Overlander vehicles.

The Dungannon-based dealer is now the official retail partner and distributor of the premium equestrian and leisure vehicle maker.

Overlander currently manufatures its vehiles in Ballymena

The Donnelly ...

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Lack of cutting edge cost Down opening day win in Tipperary admits boss Paddy Tally

A LACK of cutting edge was the difference between Down starting their League campaign with a win and coming back up the road with a point, according to boss Paddy Tally.

The Mournemen were trailing by two heading into the final 10 minutes in Clonmel yesterday but battled back to snatch a ...

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Down dig in to escape with draw from trip to Tipp in League opener

Allianz National Football League Division Three: Tipperary 0-10 Down 0-10

IT may be a long way to Tipperary, but it’s an even longer way to Clonmel. Just under the three hour mark from Newry, the journey home for players and supporters would have felt like twice that had Down not ...

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There's something fine in store for distillery operators with

Kingsbridge Healthcare Group are seeking to appoint a business development manager. The successful candidate will actively support the Kingsbridge Training Academy team in the development and delivery of courses. This role is pivotal in the day to day running of Kingsbridge Training Academy ...

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