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Dublin camogie great Betty 'Gerry' Hughes passes away

Betty 'Gerry' Hughes (right) was Dublin captain in the 1961 All-Ireland final, pictured with Kay Mills (left) who won her record 15th O'Duffy Cup that day. Photo via Dublin Camogie Dublin camogie great Betty 'Gerry' Hughes has passed away. Hughes, a...

Gerry McAnaney elected as new FAI president

Gerry McAnaney is the new president of the Football Association of Ireland. He defeated Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty by 88 votes to 40 at Saturday's EGM. Mr McAnaney replaces Donal Conway, the outgoing president who indicated that he would be...

Gerry McAnaney named new FAI President

Gerry McAnaney is the new FAI President after defeating rival candidate Martin Heraghty in today's election to succeed Donal Conway. At the Association's AGM in July, when Conway was re-elected as President, McAnaney lost out to Paul Cooke in the...

TCC all set for tonight’s Tallaght Person of The Year 2016

Tonight's the night when the unsung heroes of Tallaght will be honoured at the 33rd Tallaght Person of The Year Awards in the Red Cow Hotel. The gala event is a sell out and attendees will be entertained by comedian,...

Luas workers to step up action by striking on Easter Sunday and Monday

Luas operator Transdev has confirmed it received formal notice of the additional strike action this morning, following a meeting of SIPTU representatives yesterday. Staff went on strike for four days last month, and a further two days of stoppages are...

Luas staff to start 48 hour strike at midnight tonight

This is the second week in a row that strike action will bring the service to a standstill as both sides in the dispute struggle to find an agreement. Luas staff want improved terms and conditions which include pay rises...

Ireland’s Bowieligious set to gather in capital for blessed sacrament of all things Ziggy

What we meant was Dublin's very first David Bowie festival takes place this weekend. The two-day event which runs Saturday and Sunday in city centre venue the Grand Social will include live music from Bowie tribute acts, a Q&A with...

Celtic set their sights on young Dubliner Darragh Markey

Celtic have today confirmed their interest in signing St Patrick's Athletic forward Darragh Markey. The 18 year old is set to travel to Glasgow this weekend for a bounce match on Sunday. The young lad who has attracted the interest of many clubs last...

Review: Mississippi Grind

A young slick gambler takes someone down on his luck under his wing but can he help him escape his demons? As soon as I heard Ryan Renolds was one of the leading cast members in Mississippi Grind I was...
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