Connacht, Ireland Newswire

Connacht, Ireland Newswire

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  1. Baby death probes now nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    New figures show that there are more investigations into cases of death or serious harm caused to infants or their mothers in maternity units in the North East hospital group. The figures provide the first regional breakdown of 49 serious adverse incidents that have occurred in the country's 19 maternity units since 2012 and which are currently under investigation by the Health Service Executive They show that all six hospital groups are investigating cases of "death or serious harm" in their maternity units.

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  2. Muslim leaders split over planned IS protest marchRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    DIFFERENCE OF OPINION: Dr Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri, pictured, is behind the peace march but Dr Ali Salem said he is not aware of the event Differences have emerged in the Muslim community over plans for a protest march against Islamic State terrorism later this month. While the Irish Muslim Imam behind the planned "not in our name" march has claimed that the Muslim leadership is not vocal enough in denouncing extremism, a representative of the biggest Mosque in Ireland has questioned whether a mass public demonstration is appropriate.

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  3. Sligo Rovers and Galway share the pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Sligo Rovers and Galway United played out a 1-1 draw at the Showgrounds in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. Former Rovers man Ryan Connolly struck in the tenth minute to hand United the lead but Rovers' top marksman Dinny Corcoran levelled the game seven minutes later.

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  4. John Evans 'proud' of victorious Rossies' responseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Roscommon manager John Evans was was full of pride over his side's victory over Cavan in their All-Ireland football qualifier as the Rossies put aside the disappointment of their surprise Connacht semi-final defeat to Sligo a fortnight ago. Roscommon ran out 3-17 to 1-16 winners over Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park, who were reduced to 14-men for the second half following a red card for Tomas Corr.

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  5. Ruthless Rossies beat CavanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Roscommon eventually shook-off 14-man Cavan to claim a 3-17 to 1-16 win in their All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park. Smarting from their defeat to Sligo in the opening round of the Connacht championship, Roscommon arrived with plenty to prove only for Cavan to goal after just 27 seconds.

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  6. Mourners remember Tunisia victimRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    A loving mother-of-two killed in the Tunisia beach massacre will be remembered for her goodness and kindness, her funeral mass has heard. Thousands packed into and around the Church of the Assumption in close-knit Robinstown, Co Meath, to bid a final farewell to Lorna Carty.

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  7. Key pair ruled out of Breffni clashRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    Cavan will be without key duo Rory Dunne and Killian Clarke for their All-Ireland Football Qualifier Round 2A game against Roscommon at Breffni Park. Dunne has failed to recover from a dislocated ankle sustained in the 2-22 to 0-11 win over London in Round 1A.

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  8. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Star

    HUG FOR MUM: Owen Richards, 16, with mother Suzy, survived the attack that killed his uncle Adrian Evans, grandad Patrick Evans, and brother Joel [GETTY] The 16-year-old, who lost three members of his family in the attack, hugged his mum Suzy throughout the tribute which stretched 2,000 miles from Britain to North Africa. Owen, whose brother Joel, 19, uncle Adrian, 49, and grandad Patrick, 78, were all Walsall FC fans, was joined by hundreds of friends, relatives, supporters, the entire squad and manager Dean Smith outside the club's stadium.

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  9. Airtricity League: Limerick desperate for pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    Limerick manager Martin Russell knows his side are at a "critical" stage in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division survival mission, and while victory this weekend would be a start he acknowledges they "have to go on a run" in the coming weeks. Russell's side have yet to win this season and are seven points adrift of Sligo Rovers at the bottom of the table, with Bray a further two points clear.

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  10. Top photos: July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Julian, left, is photographed by his mother with friend Gianluca, right, under water at a public pool in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on a hot Friday, July 3, 2015. Germany faces a heat wave with temperatures up to 38 degrees Celsius at the weekend.

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  11. Daughter of Tunisian beach massacre victims Larry and Martina Hayes buries parents on her birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mirror.co.uk

    Laurence and Martina Hayes, a couple in their 50s, were hours from returning home from their annual holiday when they were gunned down in the beach massacre. Their devastated daughter led hundreds of mourners into the Church of Saints Peter and Paul in their native Athlone, in the Irish midlands, to bid them a final farewell.

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  12. At a glance: Championship weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RTE.ie

    All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 2A 1400 Offaly v Kildare, O'Connor Park 1700 Clare v Longford, Cusack Park 1700 Cavan v Roscommon, Breffni Park All-Ireland SHC Qualifier Round 1 1900 Clare v Offaly, Cusack Park 1900 Laois v Dublin, O'Moore Park 1900 Wexford v Cork, Wexford Park ON TV Saturday 1630 Cavan v Roscommon live on RT2 1830 Wexford v Cork live on Sky Sports ON RADIO Saturday 1445 Updates on all the day's games, including live commentary of Clare v Longford and Wexford v Cork on RT Radio 1 . 1630 Live commentary on Cavan v Roscommon on Newstalk.

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  13. Mils Muliaina charged with sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    A statement from South Wales police says the 34-year-old had been charged for sexually assaulting a woman over 16, the New Zealand Herald reported on Friday. Muliaina, who had played for Irish club Connacht at the time, was suspected of involvement in an incident act in Cardiff in March but has denied the allegation.

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  14. FAI boss Delaney's furniture firm lines up healthy profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    The FAI may have debts of a 51.2m but its chief executive's finances appear to be in a healthier position, according to accounts filed to the Companies Registration Office . John Delaney, who is reportedly paid around a 400,000 per annum by the FAI, is also a director of a furniture business in Athlone, in which he owns two-thirds of the shares.

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  15. M6 closed near Athlone after bin lorry overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BreakingNews.ie

    Motorists travelling eastbound on the M6 have been forced to use local roads around Athlone - after the truck overturned at lunchtime. M6: Diversion off M6 e/bound @ J14 Ballinasloe East & back on at J12 Roscommon. Traffic extremely heavy on diversion. http://t.co/xIOpAblVS1

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  16. Scalia, Sotomayor most outspoken justices inside, outside courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | USA Today

    He speaks the most during oral arguments, so perhaps it's no surprise that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia remains the most popular among his colleagues on the speaking circuit as well. Scalia, Sotomayor most outspoken justices inside, outside court He speaks the most during oral arguments, so perhaps it's no surprise that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia remains the most popular among his colleagues on the speaking circuit as well.

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  17. Overturned bin truck closes one of country's busiest roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Independent.ie

    Motorists travelling eastbound on the M6 have been forced to use local roads around Athlone after the truck overturned at 12.30pm today. The incident occurred between Ballinasloe and Athlone, between junctions 13 and 14. An emergency plan was put in place to clear fuel from the road.

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  18. Stunned mum-to-be sees face of late grandmother smiling in baby scanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Mirror.co.uk

    A shocked mum-to-be was stunned to see the ghostly face of her late grandmother smiling back at her - from a BABY SCAN. The spooky ultrasound clearly shows a face - if you tilt your head to the right - and the resemblance to the expectant mum's grandmother is uncanny.

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  19. Tunisia terror attack: Eight held in connection with deadly beach hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Independent.ie

    Eight people are in custody on suspicion of direct links to a deadly attack on a Tunisian beach resort, while police have released four others detained earlier in the investigation Thirty-eight foreigners, including three Irish national, were killed in Friday's attack before the gunman was shot by police. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday's attack, in which Tunisian student Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire on a beach in the resort of Sousse.

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  20. Tunisia terror attack: Remains of three Irish tourists flown home in early hours of this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Independent.ie

    Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the deadly Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, accoridng to Tunisian authorities. A search operation is also underway for two men who trained in a Libyan jihadist camp with the Sousse attacker.

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