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PHOTOS: Knockbridge ladies tea dance for NECRET and Drogheda Oncology

Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery There was a great turnout to a tea dance held in Knockbridge Community Centre on 18 March, in aid of a very worthy cause. Knockbridge ladies, Dolores McNally and Mary McArdle, hosted an afternoon tea dance, to raise fu...

Crossing a ‘safety issue in Templemore,’ says councillors

Councillors have emphasised the importance of keeping the new Templemore pedestrian crossing in its new location. The crossing was raised at last month’s Thurles-Templemore Municipal District Council meeting, where it was decided the policy regarding crossings would be examined. At this week’s f...

‘Art by Their Side’ for people at end of life at St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny

Art by Their Side’, a book highlighting the transformative effect of art on individuals at the end of life was recently published by the Irish Hospice Foundation and features work from St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny. The aim was to provide patients, families, and staff with a unique outlet for s...

McKinney points the way for Donegal in Nickey Rackard victory in Armagh

A five-star display by Liam McKinney helped Donegal see off a resolute 14-man Armagh team in blustery conditions at the Box It Athletic Grounds. It was only in the final seven minutes that Mickey McCann’s men asserted their superiority with the athletic McKinney - who scored six from play in all =...

Steve Morison vows Sutton will fight to the end to stay in Football League

Sutton boss Steve Morison has vowed his players will “keep fighting” to secure their Football League status following a 2-2 draw at Harrogate. An 87th-minute equaliser from substitute Deon Moore – his first-ever EFL goal at the age of 24 – made it 13 points from a possible 18 for Morison’s...

Matt Taylor delighted to see Bristol Rovers click into gear at Cheltenham

Boss Matt Taylor was delighted to see Bristol Rovers click into gear as they brushed Cheltenham aside with a comfortable 3-1 win to end their seven-game wait for a goal. Scott Sinclair opened the scoring in the first half and Brandon Aguilera and Elkan Baggott added two more after the break before L...

I have no words for the second half – Erol Bulut questions Cardiff’s mentality

Erol Bulut questioned Cardiff’s mentality after an “unacceptable” second-half performance in their 3-1 defeat against Millwall at The Den. Jake Cooper’s volley put the Lions in front at the break after Michael Obafemi and Yakou Meite traded goals during an entertaining first half. However, N...

We’re not there yet – Nigel Clough warns Mansfield still have work to do

Nigel Clough says the champagne must stay on ice despite an emphatic 4-1 win for his promotion-hunting Mansfield side over MK Dons. The Stags are now five points clear of fourth-placed Dons having played a game fewer, meaning they can clinch a place in League One next season with a win over Accringt...

David Artell insists their will be no let up in Grimsby’s survival battle

David Artell insisted there will be no let up from Grimsby’s players in their remaining three games although they need just a point to guarantee League Two football next term after a resounding win at Crewe. Goals from Toby Mullarkey before the break and Curtis Thompson and Denver Hume in the seco...

Deadly Cian Darcy shoots 1-11 for Longford in easy win over Lancashire in the Lory Meagher Cup

Longford . . . 2-22 Lancashire . . . 0-10 With impressive newcomer Cian Darcy leading the charge in the attack, the Longford senior hurlers (minus the unavailable Paddy Lynam) produced a powerful second half display to destroy Lancashire in the Lory Meagher Cup Round 1 clash at Glennon Brothers Pear...

Gabhadh bean i mBaile Átha Cliath agus gardaí ag urghabháil beagnach €500k in airgead tirim

D’urghabh Gardaí i mBaile Átha Cliath beagnach €500,000 in airgead tirim agus gabhadh bean amháin, ag déileáil le “buille suntasach do ghrúpa coireachta eagraithe. Mar chuid d’imscrúduithe leanúnacha bunaithe ar fhaisnéis a dhíríonn ar choireacht thromchúiseach agus eagraithe i R...

Emma Raducanu seals stunning GB win over France in Billie Jean King Cup

Emma Raducanu produced another dazzling comeback win to help Great Britain qualify for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in stunning fashion with a 3-1 win over France. Anne Keothavong’s team were big underdogs ahead of the qualifier on clay in Le Portel and had lost to the same opponents in Coventr...

Johnnie Jackson does not think AFC Wimbledon got what they deserved at Swindon

Johnnie Jackson said that he could not fault his AFC Wimbledon’s side’s effort but they did not produce in the moments that matter in their 3-2 defeat at Swindon. The visitors led early through Joe Lewis but Aaron Drinan and on-loan MK Dons man Dawson Devoy (2) turned the Sky Bet League Two cont...

We’re not there yet – Nigel Clough warns Mansfield still have work to do

Nigel Clough says the champagne must stay on ice despite an emphatic 4-1 win for his promotion-hunting Mansfield side over MK Dons. The Stags are now five points clear of fourth-placed Dons having played a game fewer, meaning they can clinch a place in League One next season with a win over Accringt...

Torquay Inner Wheel Club visited by Louise French

The Inner Wheel Club of Torquay was visited at the Livermead House Hotel by District Chairman Louise French. The district chairman visits all the clubs in her district during her year of office. Louise braved the weather to celebrate Inner Wheel Day and helped trim the mountain of stamps. These bene...

David Artell insists their will be no let up in Grimsby’s survival battle

David Artell insisted there will be no let up from Grimsby’s players in their remaining three games although they need just a point to guarantee League Two football next term after a resounding win at Crewe. Goals from Toby Mullarkey before the break and Curtis Thompson and Denver Hume in the seco...

Westport to Murrisk Greenway committee to hold public meeting in Lecanvey

A GROUP opposed to the proposed route of a new Greenway from Westport to Murrisk have called landowners from Westport to Louisburgh to attend a public meeting in Lecanvey this Friday. The local Belclare to Murrisk Committee who oppose the controversial preferred route option have called a meeting fo...

KILDARE HEALTH: Why do panic attacks happen and how can you treat them?

A frightening combination of physical and psychological symptoms, panic attacks are extremely unpleasant to experience, and they can happen to anyone. “It is estimated that most people will experience at least one of these out-of-the-blue attacks at some point in their life,” says Dr Andrea Rein...

KILDARE HEALTH: Why do panic attacks happen and how can you treat them?

A frightening combination of physical and psychological symptoms, panic attacks are extremely unpleasant to experience, and they can happen to anyone. “It is estimated that most people will experience at least one of these out-of-the-blue attacks at some point in their life,” says Dr Andrea Rein...

Dundalk to benefit in €165 million boost for Belfast-Dublin hourly rail

Cross-border intercity rail services between Belfast and Dublin are set to benefit from a €165million (£141.9million) investment from the PEACEPLUS Programme, it was announced on Monday. The PEACEPLUS funding will support a major programme to transform the cross-border “Enterprise” train serv...