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The Roy Keane footballing legacy continues with high expectations from fans as he is appointed manager of Sunderland.
The 6 foot Hypertek Hybrid rocket was launched 3,500 feet into the air over County Wicklow by an American rocket expert as part of a project being conducted by Ballinteer Community School.
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On 27 August 1979 Lord Mountbatten was murdered while fishing just off the shore near Donegal Bay when bomb exploded killing Mountbatten and two teenagers on board.
On 25 August 1986 Hurricane Charley reached Ireland causing widespread flooding and damage mainly on the East coast of Ireland.
Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.
The campaign to preserve the site of Viking settlement at Wood Quay, Dublin began in 1976, headed by Professor F.X. Martin, Chairman of the Friends of Medieval Dublin.