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Sunday 26 June 2016

Fianna Fáil 'reneging on water' 

Sinn Féin's Chris MacManus says Fianna Fáil is refusing to honour its pre-election commitments to abolish water charges. Mr. MacManus said: "Water charges are a big issue for many families and communities right across the state. There have been hundreds of thousands on the street and many voted on this issue in vast numbers nine weeks ago. The electorate's voice was clear - water charges need to go. It is Sinn Féin's view that Irish Water should go and that water charges should be scrapped. That is our mandate we were given. It was also the mandate...

Tracing Cloonacool's past as GAA club marks 100th year 

Cloonacool GAA club is taking a step back in time for its Centenary celebrations at the end of the month. There's been reams of old match reports and photographs divulged for a special book tracing the last one hundred years of the South Sligo club. Brian McIntyre, who was involved with the research, explained: "There is a lot of material and plenty of digging done over the last year or so! People should enjoy the book, there's a good bit of interesting content there.

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