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Tyrone lose All Ireland quarter-final against Mayo

All Ireland quarter-final result: Tyrone 0-12 v 0-13 Mayo Mayo are through to the All Ireland semi-final after beating Tyrone. The sides played out a nip-and-tuck first half, with Mayo starting the scoring through Aidan O’Shea on six minutes. Ulster champions Tyrone were in danger of drifting in these opening exchanges as Mayo started brightly. …

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St Pat’s manager Liam Buckley claims draw against Derry was a fair result

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley said a draw was a fair result against Derry City. The sides were tied after 90 minutes on Friday night at the Brandywell. Buckley said the Candystripes are in “transition” and said they are doing well in the league. He was talking with Martin Holmes for Highland Radio Sport… …

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Bohemians goalscorer Ismahil Akinade delighted to beat “tough side” Finn Harps

Bohemians goalscorer Ismahil Akinade says Finn Harps are a tough side so he is especially delighted to score and win. Akinade said that their plan was, after getting the first goal, to get the second and kill the game. Bohs now face Cork next week and Ismahil spoke with Chris Ashmore for Highland Radio Sport… …

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Donegal unchanged for quarter-final challenge of Dublin

The Donegal XV which beat Cork last weekend has been challenged with repeating that winning performance against Dublin today. The All Ireland quarter-final against Dublin at Croke Park will see the same players line out for Donegal, meaning Patrick McBrearty has another chance to shine. DONEGAL: mark Anthony McGinley; Eamon McGee, Neil McGee, Paddy McGrath; …

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NI Water confirms drinking water is safe following pollution of River Faughan, Derry

NI Water has assured residents in Derry that their drinking water is safe. Earlier this week the River Faughan was polluted, resulting in a large scale fish kill. The Carmoney Water Works in Eglinton was shut down following the incident but has since been restarted. Thousands of fish are believed to have been killed over …

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Calls for parents to be aware of their surroundings after fire at former Thornhill College site

A deliberate fire at the former Thornhill College in Derry has prompted calls for parents to be aware of their children’s whereabouts. Two fire crews attended the fire on Thursday evening which was started on the roof of the abandoned building. A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Rescue Service said the fire is being treated …

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