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GAA president Liam O'Neill: Says the All-Ireland football quarter and semi-finals will continue to be staged at Croke Park despite dwindling crowd sizes.
GAA fear meagre crowds will continue

The alarming decline in attendance figures during this summer’s All-Ireland SFC looks set to continue apace this Sunday with a meagre crowd of 35,000 expected at Croke Park for the quarter-final double-header.


Callely’s comeuppance delivered by jail sentence over expenses

I’VE surprised myself by feeling a little sorry for former Fianna Fáil junior minister Ivor Callely this week.



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Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

USA: A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.

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