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Off to rocky start

St Vincent’s Hospital FC suffered a heavy defeat in their season opener in Crumlin at the hands of a well-oiled St Francis machine. The visitors from Baldonnell, already two games into their campaign, were clinical and efficient across the pitch and fully deserved the points after scoring three goals in each half, despite an early…

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Soul of motion

Mazda’s Premium CX-5 explores the concept of ‘car and driver as one’ The crossover SUV segment is the car sales equivalent of the Somme, where marques battle it out to take their place on the lucrative, family SUV hierarchy, which currently sees the Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Qashqai head and shoulders above the rest. With…

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In the throes of an ongoing worldwide measles epidemic

A report released recently by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed an alarming spike in measles cases, particularly in some Eastern European countries. The report also shows an increase throughout Europe as a whole. In the first half of 2019, there have been 90,000 cases of measles reported in children and adults throughout Europe,…

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A step up the ladder

The Skoda Scala offers an impressive package and is sure to be popular It’s been an odd year so far. Car sales are down, yet the number of imports from the UK is supposed to outstrip the new car sales in Ireland for the first time ever. Is this a case of panic buying before…

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St Vincent’s Hospital FC

2019/2020 season preview It’s been a welcome off-season for St Vincent’s Hospital FC following the drama of last season’s successful relegation battle. The team struggled throughout the year for consistency, but ultimately displayed quality and character to achieve safety and guarantee Leinster Senior League Major 1B football for another season. James Clarke’s stunning 25-yard half…

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