Author: The City's Newshound

A Golden Age for the Celtic nations?

Monday’s update to the FIFA world rankings has seen all four Celtic nations (Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) climb inside the world’s top 30 for the first time since the inception of the rankings. Scotland’s victory against Slovakia and subsequent draw in Slovenia propelled them inside the World’s top 30 for the first time

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2017-18 NBA Season Preview

The NBA season is finally upon us! That means we’re in for a new season full of dunks, crossovers, broken ankles, 3’s for days and Warriors vs Cavs part IV.  Ok, so that last part isn’t set in stone (yet).  People may think the regular season has become banal and that it’s simply a long

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Ophelia to cost between €500 and €800 million

Storm Ophelia made landfall early Monday morning leaving three dead and hundreds of thousands without electricity. Gavin Hyland reports on the recovery operation from the worst storm to hit Ireland in half a century. The cleanup from storm Ophelia has begun and early estimations expect the damage to cost between €500 and €800 million with

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The Saudi opposition group born in Dublin

A Saudi human rights group has been launched in Dublin two weeks ago, making it the first Saudi human rights group abroad. The launch of the group, Citizens Without Chains (CWC),  took place on Friday the 29th of September at the Wood Quay Venue in Dublin. The group’s founder, Abdulaziz Almoayyad, is a businessman who

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Last chance to fit ‘93% Stardust’ into your ‘Weekend Plans’

With the working week ending, and the light at the end of the tunnel that is the weekend now becoming a reality instead of just a Monday afternoon dream, you’re probably trying to find a decent way to spend the precious weekend. Binge-watching Netflix again doesn’t quite cut it as ‘weekend plans’, and if you’ve

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