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Post-Ice Age Inishowen findings to go on display

Artefacts created by some earliest known humans in Ireland are to go on display close to where they were discovered in Inishowen.

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For the students making these calls, it can often be a nerve wracking time

Going through university clearing? Then make sure you do these four things

Every year, in August, thousands of students receive their A-level results and discover whether or not they have got the marks needed to take up a place at their chosen university.

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Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

Education
Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you're engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC's new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.
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Daniel O'Donnell

Daniel O'Donnell warns fans against following his 'false' Facebook page

Country music star Daniel O'Donnell has taken to Facebook to advise his fans they may have received friend requests from a a false Daniel O'Donnell profile that looks exactly like this official page.
Music
Nando's is giving away free chicken to all students receiving A-level results this week.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across North this week.

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VIDEO: Two Co. Derry farmers' hilarious attempt to catch a mouse

A video of two farmers from Co. Derry attempting to catch a small mouse has gone viral right across the North.
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It's over to you Derry - which accent do you find the most attractive?

POLL: Which accent do you think is the SEXIEST?

The rest of the country find it virtually impossible to resist men and women with Derry accents, according to lovin.ie.

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Patrick Roberts (left) and Kieran Tierney offered free milkshakes for life. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

NI cafe offers Patrick Roberts 'free milkshakes for life' to sign for Celtic

A cafe in the North of Ireland has offered footballer Patrick Roberts 'free milkshakes for life' if he signs for Celtic.
Football
Manannán Mac Lir to reappear at Stendhal

Manannán Mac Lir to reappear at Stendhal

A sculpture of a Celtic sea-god stolen in 2015 by apparent Christian extremists is to make a re-appearance at a Limavady music and arts festival this weekend.

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The Dark Hedges.

Thousands sign petition to save beauty spot made famous by Game of Thrones

A petition launched in response to growing concerns over the future of one of Northern Ireland’s most visited tourist hot spots – the Dark Hedges – has attracted more than two and a half thousand signatures.

TV and Film
International Beer Day

QUIZ | It’s International Beer Day - do you know where in the world these beers are from?

Today (Friday, August 4) marks International Beer Day.

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Buckfast

New app for drinkers seeking bottle of ‘Bucky’

Local people who are fans of the popular tonic wine Buckfast can now use an app to find their nearest supplier of the tipple, at home or abroad.

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The Lion's Mane jellyfish that washed up on a beach near Downings, Co. Donegal. (Photo: Mulroy Coastguard/Facebook)

Derry holidaymakers warned to avoid venomous jellyfish

Derry holidaymakers are being warned to avoid a venomous species of jellyfish after one was discovered on a beach in Donegal at the weekend.
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Clan chief Hector MacAulay.

Clan gathering draws MacAulays to Carrick

A Carrickfergus hotel is fully booked for only the second gathering outside of Scotland of the Clan MacAulay.

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The destroyed car.

Driver writes off new £200,000 Ferrari after one hour

A driver was left with more than damaged pride when he crashed his new £200,000 Ferrari an hour after buying it.
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First Communion dresses

Families spend more than £500 on child's First Holy Communion

Families spent an average of £538 on their child’s First Holy Communion this year – an increase of £39 on 2016 – Ulster Bank’s annual survey reveals today.
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Pound coins

This is when shops can start refusing your old £1 coins

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

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Generation Game

All new Generation Game looking for contestants

The iconic seventies game show, The Generation Game, is set to return to BBC and is looking for competitive families to take part.
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Caitlin Sheaffer (left) and Australian television presenter, Grant Denyer.

VIDEO: Woman from Muff leaves Australian TV presenter in hysterics

A woman from Inishowen has left an Australian TV presenter in hysterics after she revealed she was from the border town of Muff.

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