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From The42 Dr McKenna Cup round-up Ulster GAA

Dr McKenna Cup round-up

The pre-season fare got underway in Ulster yesterday with Monaghan, Down, Tyrone and Antrim all enjoying victories.

From The42 2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 2 Looking Back

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 2

In the first of a six-part series, we look back on the football fortunes this year of Derry, Donegal, Down, Dublin and Fermanagh.

From The42 Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

From The42 Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy Hometown Hero

Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy

The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down Flag Row

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

From TheJournal.ie 18 injured in toxic gas leak in Co Down Toxic

18 injured in toxic gas leak in Co Down

The Fire and Rescue Service said a toxic substance became unstable on board a vessel at the harbour. A 50 meter cordon has been put in place in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over suspected terrorism in Newry Newry

Two arrested over suspected terrorism in Newry

Two males, aged 17 and 21, were arrested in connection with “suspicious activity” in Newry.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man tied up in violent burglary Crime

Elderly man tied up in violent burglary

The incident occurred in Banbridge, county Down last night.

From The42 Club football round-up from Connacht and Ulster GAA

Club football round-up from Connacht and Ulster

There were county title wins yesterday for Mullahoran, Melvin Gaels and Curry while the SFC finalists are now known in Mayo and Down.

From TheJournal.ie Murder inquiry launched after assault in Co Down Murder

Murder inquiry launched after assault in Co Down

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

From The42 Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London Green Shoots

Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London

In your weekly triathlon round-up, the Irish Junior squad excel in London and more than 200 people brave the waters at Blacksod, Co Mayo.

From TheJournal.ie Funerals for three members of Spence family to be held today Tragedy

Funerals for three members of Spence family to be held today

Noel Spence and his sons Graham and Nevin were overcome by fumes from a slurry pit at their family farm in Co Down.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence Nevin Spence This post contains images

Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence

The family has issued a statement to say the three Spence men expressed their love for each in their final moments by “trying to help one another”.

From TheJournal.ie Father and two sons killed in slurry tank incident Tragedy

Father and two sons killed in slurry tank incident

A woman was also injured at the County Down farm.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested as PSNI investigate Co Down slashing attacks County Down

Four arrested as PSNI investigate Co Down slashing attacks

The males – aged between 17 and 21 – were arrested after two other young men were slashed on the back and head.

From The42 Minor matters: Down fall to Clare flair Small Ball

Minor matters: Down fall to Clare flair

The Mournemen claimed just five points as they crashed out of the All Ireland Minor Hurling Championship at the quarter-final stage.

From The42 VIDEO: McCartan bids to end 'long famine for Down' in Ulster final Northern Lights This post contains videos

VIDEO: McCartan bids to end 'long famine for Down' in Ulster final

The Mourneside manager along with his opposite number Jim McGuinness are hoping for a big performance in Clones tomorrow.

From The42 Donegal v Down: where the Ulster SFC final will be won and lost Ulster SFC

Donegal v Down: where the Ulster SFC final will be won and lost

Donegal have a shot at their first ever back to back Ulster titles on Sunday but they’ll have to beat Down to do it. Emmet Ryan looks at the strategic factors that will decide the outcome.

From TheJournal.ie Armed raid at Ulster Bank in Co. Down Ulster Bank

Armed raid at Ulster Bank in Co. Down

An armed man made off with a cashbox from the Castlewellan branch.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too) Get Down

Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too)

The popular photo app has been down since late last night.

From The42 Gaelic football: 5 things we now know Talking Points

Gaelic football: 5 things we now know

Ewan MacKenna on the lessons learned from this weekend’s action.

From The42 You betcha! Check out the top three GAA wagers Sure Thing

You betcha! Check out the top three GAA wagers

Ewan MacKenna picks out his tips for today’s action.

From TheJournal.ie Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage Twitter

Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage

The UGNazi group claims to have brought the site down for about 40 minutes this evening.

From The42 Ferdinand 'gutted' at England snub, makes retirement hint Down

Ferdinand 'gutted' at England snub, makes retirement hint

The defender took to Twitter to express his disappointment this evening.

From The42 Down and out: Broken ankle 'robs' Mournemen of Coulter GAA

Down and out: Broken ankle 'robs' Mournemen of Coulter

Teammate, Danny Hughes, is hoping Down can remain in the Championship long enough to keep the window open for a Coulter return.

From The42 As it happened: Cork v Down, National Football League Division 1 semi-final GAA

As it happened: Cork v Down, National Football League Division 1 semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Cork and Down duked it out for the right to play Mayo in the Division 1a League final.

From The42 Throw in: 5 things to look out for in the National Football League today GAA

Throw in: 5 things to look out for in the National Football League today

It’s open season on managers, but don’t forget there’s still the matter of League titles to be played for.

From The42 NFL round-up: Big wins for Westmeath, Donegal and Kerry GAA

NFL round-up: Big wins for Westmeath, Donegal and Kerry

Michael Murphy is back with a bang, but it was another bad, bad day for Kilkenny football.

From The42 Weekend round-up: NFL victories for Cork, Laois Summary Sheet

Weekend round-up: NFL victories for Cork, Laois

All the details you need to know about Sunday’s GAA action across the country.

From The42 ‘A weight has been lifted’ – Alan Brogan Launch

‘A weight has been lifted’ – Alan Brogan

The Dublin star has spoken of the relief after winning an All-Ireland and now hopes that they can play with greater freedom this year.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI arrest man in connection with Philip Strickland murder Arrest

PSNI arrest man in connection with Philip Strickland murder

Strickland was shot dead on Wednesday evening in County Down.

From TheJournal.ie Michaela McAreavey anniversary mass told: her death has left a painful void Michaela McAreavey

Michaela McAreavey anniversary mass told: her death has left a painful void

The 27-year-old was killed on her honeymoon in Mauritius a year ago.

From TheJournal.ie Double murder accused to have bone marrow test Turkey

Double murder accused to have bone marrow test

Recep Cetin, who is accused of killing two women from Co Down earlier this year, claims he is 17. But a judge has ordered a bone marrow test to determine his real age.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of double murder in Turkey due in court Turkey

Man accused of double murder in Turkey due in court

The daughter of one of the victims is also due to give evidence against the suspect, her former boyfriend.

From TheJournal.ie Five people assaulted in Down Down

Five people assaulted in Down

Two men have been arrested in relation to the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish teen back in court next month over double murder Turkey

Turkish teen back in court next month over double murder

A hearing on 29 December will determine if Recep Cetin should be tried as a juvenile or an adult.

From The42 Down star Clarke set for AFL return Transition

Down star Clarke set for AFL return

The footballer will recommence playing Aussie Rules for Collingwood after turning out for Down in this year’s Championship.

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrible tragedy': Mourners to gather for funerals of murdered women Double Killing

'A terrible tragedy': Mourners to gather for funerals of murdered women

Loved ones of Marian Graham and Kathy Dinsmore, who were killed in Turkey, will attend both of the best friends’ funerals.

From TheJournal.ie State's €4million bill for bringing Irish waste home from North Illegal Waste

State's €4million bill for bringing Irish waste home from North

Around 10,000 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish is being excavated from a quarry just north of the Border.

From TheJournal.ie Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee Rose Of Tralee This post contains images

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?