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On This Day- Aug 27 2005: Owen Mulligan blasts Tyrone into the All-Ireland semi-finals
ANALYSIS: Muted call for finance minister to step aside reflects Foster's pragmatism

ANALYSIS: Muted call for finance minister to step aside reflects Foster's pragmatism

News
We can only assume Arlene Foster was in touch with her party colleagues earlier this week and made them aware that she believes Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir should step aside while investigations are ongoing into the backchannel scandal involving Daithí McKay and Jamie Bryson.
Daithí McKay could be forced to appear before committee in first legislation test    Máirtín Ó Muilleoir digs in amid growing pressure to step aside    First Minister Arlene Foster joins calls for Sinn Féin finance minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to step aside   
Belfast family with connections to Rising prepare to release archives

Belfast family with connections to Rising prepare to release archives

News
A BELFAST family with connections to the Easter Rising are to release a huge set of archives to the Public Records Office, and hope to see some of its material on Roger Casement displayed in the new Casement Park.
SDLP MLA Claire Hanna to visit grave of forgotten relative who died in First World War    Belfast story of the Easter Rising unveiled at International wall    Different roads taken by family during 1916 to be focus of new Ulster Museum exhibition   
Armagh SFC: St Pat’s forwards can Pearse Ogs’ defence

Armagh SFC: St Pat’s forwards can Pearse Ogs’ defence

GAA Football
THE remaining two first round games in the Armagh Senior Football Championship are down for decision tomorrow starting with league champions St Patrick’s, Cullyhanna up against Pearse Og, the only side to have clipped the wings of Crossmaglen over the last two decades. 
Monaghan SFC: Backdoor semi final spots up for grabs    Donegal SFC: Kilcar and St Michael’s meet in clash of titans    Tyrone SFC: Ardboe will be wary of Edendork at Plunkett Park   
Brendan Rodgers: We will go for it in Champions League

Brendan Rodgers: We will go for it in Champions League

Football/Soccer
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has promised his team will “have a go” in their demanding Champions League programme and believes the “Celtic Park experience” gives them a chance of progressing in Europe.
Antonio Conte fearing frustration in transfer window    Jurgen Klopp expecting to see improvements against Spurs    Claudio Bravo will not be parachuted in says Guardiola