Holder Trump beats Higgins to reach final

Holder Trump beats Higgins to reach final

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Defending champion and world number one Judd Trump progressed to the final of the Northern Ireland Open by beating John Higgins 6-3 on Saturday.Helped by breaks of 55, 78 and 88, Scotland's Higgins moved into a 3-2 lead at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.However, Trump won frame six despite Higgins' break of 55, and runs of 67 and 136 saw him clinch victory.The world champion will face either Ronnie O'Sullivan or Joe Perry, both fellow Englishmen, in Sunday's final.Trump, who beat O'Sullivan 9-7 to win last year's Northern Ireland Open, is going for a third title of the season, having won the International Championship and World Open.
Oliver Wilson makes move with 65 in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | Nedbank Golf Challenge

Oliver Wilson makes move with 65 in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | Nedbank Golf Challenge

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Hundreds take part in free speech rally in Dublin

Hundreds take part in free speech rally in Dublin

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Hundreds of free speech supporters braved the winter elements and descended on Dail Eireann this afternoon calling on the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael to ditch controversial plans restricting freedom of speech in Ireland . The rally was organised by the Free Speech for Ireland movement and a coalition of other groups including the Irish Freedom Party , Renua Ireland and the Yellow Vest Ireland . Speakers included Journalist and Political Commentator Paddy Manning , Dolores Cahill and Herman kelly of the Irish Freedom Party , Anti evictions activist Ben Gilroy and Patrick Greene of Direct Democracy Ireland . Also in attendance was former Kilkenny Councillor Melissa O'Neill who is contesting the Wexford by-election later this month .
Holder Trump to face O'Sullivan in NI Open final

Holder Trump to face O'Sullivan in NI Open final

Snooker
Defending champion and world number one Judd Trump will meet Ronnie O'Sullivan in Sunday's Northern Ireland Open final in Belfast.England's Trump, the world champion, fought back from 3-2 down for a 6-3 win over Scotland's John Higgins in the first semi-final.O'Sullivan then beat fellow Englishman Joe Perry 6-1 to set up a repeat of last year's final, which Trump won 9-7.In his semi-final, O'Sullivan produced breaks of 58, 54, 72, 90 and 71.He moved into a 5-0 lead and while Perry won frame six, the five-time world champion wrapped up victory with his break of 71 in the next.Helped by breaks of 55, 78 and 88, Scotland's Higgins moved into a 3-2 lead in the opening semi-final at the Waterfront Hall.However, Trump won frame six despite Higgins' break of 55, and runs of 67 and 136 saw him clinch victory.Trump is going for a third title of the season, having won the International Championship and World Open.
Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth

Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth

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Home / Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth November 16th, 2019Today at a freezing cold UPMC Nowlan Park the first of this years AIB Leinster Senior Club Hurling Semi Finals took place.Shamrocks Ballyhale looked to continue their fine run of form while St Martins were arriving off the benefit of a bye in the Quarter Final stages. The Kilkenny side wasted no time in laying down a marker as straight from the throw in Evan Shefflin bursted up field to set up Brain Cody for an opening goal. As if this wasnt enough to rock the slaney siders Shamrocks bagged a point from the resulting puck though Eoin Cody. This left the Kilkenny side 4 points up with less than 60 seconds on the clock. 2 more points in quick succession signalled the start of what would be a long day for the visiting side as Shamrocks went onto dominate the remainder of the affair.TJ Reid and brother Richie bagged another 2 before St Martins eventually got off the mark. Shamrocks tacked on some more scores before Martins found their feet and began to rally points from Jack OConnor
Zander Lombard shoots 72 to lead in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge

Zander Lombard shoots 72 to lead in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | Robbie Keane talks to FAI TV ahead of Denmark qualifier

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | Robbie Keane talks to FAI TV ahead of Denmark qualifier

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Behind The Scenes | A look at the next generation of Irish internationals

Behind The Scenes | A look at the next generation of Irish internationals

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Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

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The following account appeared in the Irish Times on 14 August 2000 I am a Nigerian priest who came to Dublin from Rome a couple of weeks ago to study.
Broadcasting Complaints - Know your rights

Broadcasting Complaints - Know your rights

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Did you know that all broadcast news in Ireland must be presented and reported in an objective and impartial manner and without expression of the broadcasters own views. This
Hundreds take part in free speech rally in Dublin

Hundreds take part in free speech rally in Dublin

Hundreds of free speech supporters braved the winter elements and descended on Dail Eireann this afternoon calling on the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael to ditch controversial
Data Centres and Wind Farms

Data Centres and Wind Farms

EirGrid , Ireland's semi-state electricity grid operator has predicted a 21% increase in electricity demand over the next decade “largely due to new data centres connecting”. In its recent ‘all-island
Opinion : Stand up week is discriminatory, bullying affects everyone regardless of sexual orientation

Opinion : Stand up week is discriminatory, bullying affects everyone regardless of sexual orientation

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An Irish Times / MRBI poll carried out in March 2015 asked people to describe their sexuality . 4% , or 4 in 100 of the respondents said they were gay which was "at the upper end of most surveys" according to the Newspaper . In the UK the figure there was just 1.5 percent according to the National Statistics Office . The average Secondary School in Ireland has around 500 pupils . Taking this 4% figure , at most 20 pupils might identify as gay which means many classes wont have any gay pupils at all . In 2003 , One of the most extensive research analysis on bullying in schools to date was carried out in the UK by childline and the Department of Education and skills . The study was called - 'tackling bullying by listening to the views of children and young people' . It involved surveying 953 pupils by questionaire and interviewing another 230 pupils in their schools by breaking them into groups
Varadkar - 'Migrants more likely to work and pay tax than irish

Varadkar - 'Migrants more likely to work and pay tax than irish

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Leo Varadkar speaking to the Dail during leaders questions says that Migrants are 'more likely to be working , more likely to be paying tax than the average Irish Person'
Heartbreaking Interview with Homeless man in Dublin

Heartbreaking Interview with Homeless man in Dublin

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Donal is a Plasterer who has been homeless for 5 years and as a result cant get a job . He sleeps out in the cold streets of Dublin City

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Holder Trump to face O'Sullivan in NI Open final

Holder Trump to face O'Sullivan in NI Open final

Snooker
Defending champion and world number one Judd Trump will meet Ronnie O'Sullivan in Sunday's Northern Ireland Open final in Belfast.England's Trump, the world champion, fought back from 3-2 down for
Holder Trump beats Higgins to reach final

Holder Trump beats Higgins to reach final

Snooker
Defending champion and world number one Judd Trump progressed to the final of the Northern Ireland Open by beating John Higgins 6-3 on Saturday.Helped by breaks of 55, 78 and
Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth

Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth

GAA
Home / Shamrocks Ballyhale Claim Final Berth November 16th, 2019Today at a freezing cold UPMC Nowlan Park the first of this years AIB Leinster Senior Club Hurling Semi
Behind The Scenes | A look at the next generation of Irish internationals

Behind The Scenes | A look at the next generation of Irish internationals

irish soccer
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | Robbie Keane talks to FAI TV ahead of Denmark qualifier

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | Robbie Keane talks to FAI TV ahead of Denmark qualifier

irish soccer
Oliver Wilson makes move with 65 in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | Nedbank Golf Challenge

Oliver Wilson makes move with 65 in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | Nedbank Golf Challenge

Golf
Zander Lombard shoots 72 to lead in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge

Zander Lombard shoots 72 to lead in Sun City | Round 3 Highlights | 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge