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Shocking Footage shows asylum seeker threatening to kill female staff at Dublin Office

Shocking Footage shows asylum seeker threatening to kill female staff at Dublin Office

Shocking Footage has emerged showing an asylum seeker threatening to kill female staff at a Dublin Office after he was told there was no money to give him. The Man of African Origin has a Travel Case with him and appears to have recently arrived in Dublin. The
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Final Thoughts - Wilson's Hospital School - Enoch Burke

Final Thoughts - Wilson's Hospital School - Enoch Burke

The issue of transgenderism , raised by teacher Burke at Wilson's Hospital School was an important one for the school and society in general because if School Management now believe that pupils can identity as - whatever - what does this mean : Can male pupils at Wilsons
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Walter White was all of us when Matt Doherty's winner vs Portugal was disallowed 🤨🤬

Walter White was all of us when Matt Doherty's winner vs Portugal was disallowed 🤨🤬

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Behind the Scenes at the 2023 Men's Squad Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes at the 2023 Men's Squad Photoshoot

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Value of sport underlined for Cooney

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By Cian OConnell

Conor Cooney has learned many lessons during an eventful decade spent hurling with St Thomas and Galway.

Epic victories enjoyed and demanding defeats endured, Cooney has remained cool, staying relevant to the fortunes of club and county teams.

Thomas and Loughrea drew a thrilling western decider last weekend and will clash again at Pearse Stadium on Sunday in a Brooks Galway SHC Final replay.

This year, 2022, represented a welcome return to a full calendar of matches in every competition following a tough time disturbed by Covid restrictions.

The value of sport has been underlined in recent years according to Cooney. It has, I have always thought that it has been important, he replies.

We saw during the lockdowns when sport got the go ahead to go again you saw what it meant to people. It brightened people's lives, it shortens the winter for people, it is a long few months to look into without having a bit of sport to look forward to.

As a nation we are sports mad, the GAA is no different, locally I think it gives a lift to older people, and, I suppose, to younger people too.

For kids in school it is great for them to have the excitement of supporting a team. They are getting into the swing of it, the supporting, the buzz, and all that goes along with it. So it is nice for them too. It is a positive thing.

As a primary school teacher Cooney had to adapt to new ways of educating. Remote learning and online classes were rolled out, pupils had to demonstrate resilience coping with the changed circumstances.

It was a different challenge, Cooney says. It was challenging for everyone. It was tough on kids, more so than anyone, just on the social side, not being able to meet up with friends, things like that.

It was obviously hard, kids are resilient, they are coming back well. Could more support be given to schools and things? Probably, but it was a hard time for everyone. You just got on with it.

Cooney has relished the nature of the current championship with games arriving thick and fast. There is, Cooney replies when asked about the enjoyment aspect of being involved. Personally I wouldn't like training for weeks on end with no match to look forward to. I'd prefer to be playing games, I think it has been a good championship, it has been a competitive championship.

Teams have been taking lumps out of each other for the whole thing, it has been intense, but we were fortunate enough that we topped the group so we had one less hurdle to jump at a time when we probably needed a bit of a rest.

Another battle with neighbours Loughrea beckons for Thomas in Salthill.

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McKenna Cup: Down record another big win, Derry and Cavan prevail

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BANK OF IRELAND DR. MCKENNA CUP SECOND ROUND RESULTS Down 2-14 Donegal 1-10Derry 0-11 Fermanagh 1-4Cavan 2-10 Antrim 0-9Conor Laverty made it two wins from two as new Down manager, both against Division One opposition, after his men made full use of home advantage against Donegal this afternoon.A fantastic run
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Lee Keegan retires from inter-county football

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By Cian O'Connell Lee Keegan has announced his retirement from inter-county football.Widely regarded as one of Mayo's greatest ever players Keegan made 67 championship appearances for the green and red.Keegan, who represented Mayo on 140 occasions, won seven Connacht SFC titles and an Allianz Football League crown. An influential figure
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Dessie Farrell chats to DubsTV after Allianz League Round 1 win over Kildare

Dessie Farrell chats to DubsTV after Allianz League Round 1 win over Kildare

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Applications open for Phase 2 of the GAA Green Club Programme

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Applications for Phase 2 of the GAA Green Club Programme are now being accepted and must be submitted by midnight Sunday January 29th at greenclubs.gaa.ie The Green Club Programme has been established to support GAA, LGFA and Camogie clubs in taking simple and effective sustainability action in their grounds
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GAA.ie Footballer of the Week nominees

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Roscommon's Niall Daly, Donegal's Caolan McColgan, and Meath's Shane Walsh are this weeks GAA.ie Footballer of the Week nominees.The voting process is simple: like their image on the GAA's official Instagram page.Voting will close at 10am on Tuesday, January 31, and the winner will be announced on GAA.ie.Niall Daly
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Allianz League tickets on sale

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Tickets for matches in the Allianz Football and Hurling Leagues are now on sale.The football action gets underway on Saturday January 28 with the hurling fixtures commencing a week later on February 4.To buy tickets click here .
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2023 All-Ireland SFC format explained

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With a new All-Ireland SFC format being adopted in 2023 the upcoming Allianz Football League carries added significance.Ultimately the 16 counties that will compete in Round One the All-Ireland series are to be seeded in the following way:First seeds: The four provincial champions Second seeds: The four provincial runners-up Third
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Allianz FL D2: Second half goals help Meath defeat Cork

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Allianz Football League Division 2MEATH 3-14 CORK 0-19By Stephen Barry at Pirc U Chaoimh Colm ORourkes young Meath side got off to a winning start in the Allianz Football League, a two-goal burst midway through the second half enough to take the scalp of Cork.Cork scored 7-40 in three pre-season
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Dessie Farrell chats to DubsTV after Allianz League Round 1 win over Kildare

Dessie Farrell chats to DubsTV after Allianz League Round 1 win over Kildare

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Allianz FL D1: Armagh earn victory

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Allianz Football League Division One Armagh 1-14 Monaghan 1-12By Colm Shalvey at Castleblayney Armagh made a winning start to the Allianz NFL for the third time in a row since their return to Division One when they held off a late charge from Monaghan in a topsy-turvy derby in front
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Allianz FL D4: Draws in both opening round games

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ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION FOUR RESULTS Wexford 1-9 London 1-9Carlow 2-10 Wicklow 2-10Matthew Walsh was Londons hero as his goal in the 76th minute salvaged a draw for the Exiles in their league opener against Wexford at Chadwicks Wexford Park tonight.A good crowd of almost 3,500 people turned out for
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St Kieran’s Reach Corn Uí Dhúill Final

St Kieran’s Reach Corn Uí Dhúill Final

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Home St Kierans Reach Corn U Dhill Final January 28th, 2023Leinster GAA Corn U Dhill Semi-Final St Kierans College 3-18Coliste Eoin 2-10Robert Cribbin at Ardclough St Kierans College are into the Leinster PP Senior
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Round-up: Thursday's Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup action

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Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup Group C UCD 1-23 Maynooth University 0-22Group D UL 2-23 TUS Midwest 1-13Holders UL advanced to the quarter-final stage of the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup following a convincing 2-23 to 1-13 win over TUS Midwest.Tight early on, UL enjoyed a productive burst before half-time to earn
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Allianz FL D2: Late Clare surge stuns Louth

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Allianz Football League Division 2 Round 1CLARE 0-13 LOUTH 1-9By Eoin Brennan at Cusack Park An opening weekend feat of escapology from Clare who kicked four injury-time points to snatch victory at the death over Division 2 newcomers Louth in Cusack Park, Ennis.In a rare clash between two of the
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Allianz FL D2: Derry defeat Limerick

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Allianz Football League Division Two Derry 0-16 Limerick 0-4 By Steven Doherty at Owenbeg Derry led from gun to tape, defeating Limerick by 12 points at Owenbeg on Saturday afternoon.The reigning Ulster champions rarely got out of second gear, but were too good for a Limerick side that never threatened
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Allianz FL D3: Fermanagh and Down get off the mark

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ALLIANZ LEAGUE DIVISION THREE RESULTS Fermanagh 0-15 Longford 0-8Down 2-11 Tipperary 1-11Down and Fermanagh are the early leaders in Division Three of the Allianz Football league, after they picked up victories in contrasting styles against Tipperary and Longford respectively today.The first game of the 2023 Allianz Football League took place
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National School competition launches as part of ‘Learn Our Anthem’ awareness initiative

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A centenary initiative to raise awareness and get families learning and singing Amhrn na bhFiann launches today Monday, 30th January 2023 officially at Croke Park. This initiative by Abair Linn Publishing starts with a competition for school children, supported by the GAA and Schoolbooks.ie The competition invites all
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GAA.ie Footballer of the Week nominees

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Roscommon's Niall Daly, Donegal's Caolan McColgan, and Meath's Shane Walsh are this weeks GAA.ie Footballer of the Week nominees.The voting process is simple: like their image on the GAA's official Instagram page.Voting will close at 10am on Tuesday, January 31, and the winner will be announced on GAA.ie.Niall Daly
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