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Limerick's Shane Dowling announces retirement from inter-county hurling

A chronic knee injury has forced the premature retirement from inter-county hurling of Limerick's Shane Dowling at the age of 27.The gifted forward scored 21-292 in 59 league and championship games for his county and played a key role in the long-awaited All-Ireland victory of 2018 when he scored a crucial goal.An All-Star in 2014 and an All-Ireland club champion with Na Piarsaigh in 2016, in a lengthy statement released today Dowling admitted the decision to retire from inter-county hurling was a hugely difficult one to make.It is with deep regret and heartbreak that I have to announce my retirement from inter-county hurling today, said Dowling."This is a decision that
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GAA Referees working hard to get back up to speed

By John Harrington Just like players, referees are doing all they can to ensure theyre as best prepared as they can for a return to action.According to the GAAs National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, significant work has been done behind the scenes to get referees back up to speed.Since Covid -19 kicked in, for most referees it's 20 weeks since we've refereed you know, and even I as a club referee, I know it's going to be difficult getting back to it, says Smyth.For club referees we actually sent out a video that every club referee should have got last week and that contained mental health advice, advice in
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Tensions high over Child Minister Roderic O'Gorman's welcome for paedophile advocator Peter Tatchell

Tensions high over Child Minister Roderic O'Gorman's welcome for paedophile advocator Peter Tatchell

Tensions are running high on social media after pictures of the new Children's Minister Roderic O'Gorman green party TD for Dublin West appeared posing beside Peter Tatchell , a green party member and lgbt activist in England who has written in support of Adults having sex with young children . The picture was posted by the Minister to his Twitter page under the heading .. "Happy Pride ! Delighted that Peter Tatchell is marching with green party today" . Peter Tatchell , a green party member and lgbt activist in England has written in support of Adults having sex with young children . In 1997 Tatchell wrote a letter to The Guardian, defending an
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HVIII and Bubba vs. Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

HVIII and Bubba vs. Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

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National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, talks to GAA.ie.

National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, talks to GAA.ie.

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letters to editor

From an Irish ex pat - thoughts on Brexit and BBC bias

From an Irish ex pat - thoughts on Brexit and BBC bias

Letter to Editor 31/01/2020 Hello good people. I am a Brit ex pat, presently resident in Brasil, where sadly Guinness is hard to come by. (hee hee) Born of Ulsterman Father and Dublin born Mother. Mixed religion. Aged 63 I witnessed many of the 'Troubles'
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Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor 20-11-2019 Dear Editor , I just wanted to write to you about asylum seekers and direct provision. Figures from the department of Justice show there were 3,762
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The Fiona Gregg story - The sad story of a Mother whos children were taken from her by a failed system

The Fiona Gregg story - The sad story of a Mother whos children were taken from her by a failed system

In November 2013 , Gardai issued a nationwide alert for a missing Roscommon woman and her three children . They were later found safe and well in Fermanagh . The Woman's name was Fiona Gregg . This is the last time Fiona would be together with her children as
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irish soccer

HIGHLIGHTS: Galway Women's 1-2 Shelbourne Ladies

HIGHLIGHTS: Galway Women's 1-2 Shelbourne Ladies
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HIGHLIGHTS: Wexford Youths 5-0 Limerick WFC

HIGHLIGHTS: Wexford Youths 5-0 Limerick WFC
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Highlights: Cork City WFC 0-2 UCD Waves

Highlights: Cork City WFC 0-2 UCD Waves
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📹 DFCTV | Gary Rogers: Pre-match Interview (Bohemian FC)

📹 DFCTV | Gary Rogers: Pre-match Interview (Bohemian FC)
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HIGHLIGHTS: Sligo Rovers 0-2 Dundalk

HIGHLIGHTS: Sligo Rovers 0-2 Dundalk
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HIGHLIGHTS: St. Patrick's Athletic 1-0 Limerick FC

HIGHLIGHTS: St. Patrick's Athletic 1-0 Limerick FC
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HIGHLIGHTS: Bohemians 2-1 Bray Wanderers

HIGHLIGHTS: Bohemians 2-1 Bray Wanderers
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Waterford FC 2-1 Shamrock Rovers - RSC - SSE Airtricity League Premier Division 23-03-2018

Waterford FC 2-1 Shamrock Rovers - RSC - SSE Airtricity League Premier Division 23-03-2018
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RECLAIM: Football & Community Pt.3

RECLAIM: Football & Community Pt.3
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Goal: Ian Bermingham (vs Limerick 23/03/2018)

Goal: Ian Bermingham (vs Limerick 23/03/2018)
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Highlights: Saints 1 - Limerick 0 (23/03/2018)

Highlights: Saints 1 - Limerick 0 (23/03/2018)
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HIGHLIGHTS | Sligo Rovers 0-2 Dundalk FC | 24.03.2018

HIGHLIGHTS | Sligo Rovers 0-2 Dundalk FC | 24.03.2018
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📅 #OnThisDay | Dundalk FC 3-0 Monaghan United | 25.03.2008

📅 #OnThisDay | Dundalk FC 3-0 Monaghan United | 25.03.2008
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⚽ Dundalk FC 3-0 Monaghan United | 25.03.2008

⚽ Dundalk FC 3-0 Monaghan United | 25.03.2008
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U-19s | Dundalk FC 3-1 Athlone Town | 24.03.2018

U-19s | Dundalk FC 3-1 Athlone Town | 24.03.2018
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Drogheda United 2-2 Galway United

Drogheda United 2-2 Galway United
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Interview: Liam Buckley (vs Limerick 23/03/2018)

Interview: Liam Buckley (vs Limerick 23/03/2018)
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📅 #OnThisDay | Dundalk FC 2-1 UCD | 23.03.2012

📅 #OnThisDay | Dundalk FC 2-1 UCD | 23.03.2012
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⚽ Dundalk FC 2-1 UCD | 23.03.2012

⚽ Dundalk FC 2-1 UCD | 23.03.2012
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U19 HIGHLIGHTS: Slovakia 1-1 Republic of Ireland

U19 HIGHLIGHTS: Slovakia 1-1 Republic of Ireland
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U17 GOALS: Republic of Ireland 3-0 FYR Macedonia

U17 GOALS: Republic of Ireland 3-0 FYR Macedonia
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irish soccer

CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS | France 2-1 Ireland - UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16

CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS | France 2-1 Ireland - UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16
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Coach Education Webinar | Performance Analysis

Coach Education Webinar | Performance Analysis
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Safer Return to Training | Glenn Cronin (Shamrock Rovers)

Safer Return to Training | Glenn Cronin (Shamrock Rovers)
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FAI Medical Director Dr. Alan Byrne updates Safer Return to Training protocol

FAI Medical Director Dr. Alan Byrne updates Safer Return to Training protocol
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The SSE Airtricity League | 2020 Season

The SSE Airtricity League | 2020 Season
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INTERVIEW | Mick McCarthy relives Italia '90

INTERVIEW | Mick McCarthy relives Italia '90
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Grassroots Club Focus | Stephen Crowley (Everton AFC)

Grassroots Club Focus | Stephen Crowley (Everton AFC)
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INTERVIEW | FAI Deputy CEO Niall Quinn delighted to see the SSE Airtricity League return

INTERVIEW | FAI Deputy CEO Niall Quinn delighted to see the SSE Airtricity League return
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Sony Shootout, sponsored by Lally's Electrical | June 26th 2020

Sony Shootout, sponsored by Lally's Electrical | June 26th 2020
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Tony O'Dowd Best 1 to 11

Tony O'Dowd Best 1 to 11
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sport

Limerick's Shane Dowling announces retirement from inter-county hurling

A chronic knee injury has forced the premature retirement from inter-county hurling of Limerick's Shane Dowling at the age of 27.The gifted forward scored 21-292 in 59 league and championship games for his county and played a key role in the long-awaited All-Ireland victory of 2018 when he scored a crucial goal.An All-Star in 2014 and an All-Ireland club champion with Na Piarsaigh in 2016, in a lengthy statement released today Dowling admitted the decision to retire from inter-county hurling was a hugely difficult one to make.It is with deep regret and heartbreak that I have to announce my retirement from inter-county hurling today, said Dowling."This is a decision that
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GAA Referees working hard to get back up to speed

By John Harrington Just like players, referees are doing all they can to ensure theyre as best prepared as they can for a return to action.According to the GAAs National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, significant work has been done behind the scenes to get referees back up to speed.Since Covid -19 kicked in, for most referees it's 20 weeks since we've refereed you know, and even I as a club referee, I know it's going to be difficult getting back to it, says Smyth.For club referees we actually sent out a video that every club referee should have got last week and that contained mental health advice, advice in
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HVIII and Bubba vs. Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

HVIII and Bubba vs. Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

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National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, talks to GAA.ie.

National Match Officials Manager, Donal Smyth, talks to GAA.ie.

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HVIII and Bubba vs Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

HVIII and Bubba vs Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at Rocket Mortgage

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