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30 June 2005 Edition

Dublin's minor hurling revival

30 June 2005

One of the many things with which I will be able to bore my grandchildren will be the fact that I played on the same team as Niall Quinn. Eyes wide as saucers, they will ask me if I had a cultured left foot and could I turn on a sixpence? Did I score one of the penalties against Romania in Genoa in 1990? Did Eamon Dunphy call me a great player, or was I just a journeyman? Free article

Clones turns out for local hero

30 June 2005

Thousands turned out on the streets of Clones, County Monaghan, on Tuesday night to welcome home Heavyweight Boxer Kevin McBride. Still basking in the publicity of his recent defeat of former World Heavy Weight Champion Mike Tyson, Kevin told his friends and neighbours who filled the Diamond area of the town that he hopes to challenge for the world title before Christmas, maybe even on Irish soil. Numerous presentations were made from local groups and the new Sinn Féin Mayor of Monaghan, Pat Treanor, along with newly-elected Clones Urban Council Chair, Peter McAleer, made presentations. Kevin McBride is pictured standing behind Pat Treanor. Photo - Michael McPhillips Free article

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An Phoblacht Magazine


  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

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