Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations title aspirations were prematurely ended as France underlined their status as tournament favourites by grinding out a 15-13 win in Dublin.The Irish suffered successive losses at the start of a Six Nations campaign for the first time following scores from Charles Ollivon and Damian Penaud, plus five points from the boot of Matthieu Jalibert.
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The family of George Nkencho who was shot dead by armed gardai in Dublin havedescribed life as a “gift” and urged people “not to waste it”. A memorial forthe 27-year-old, who died on December 30, was held near Mr Nkencho’s home inwest Dublin on Sunday. There were emotional scenes as family and friendsgathered together to remember him and release balloons in the colours of hisfavourite team, Manchester United.
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Supporters of the family of George Nkencho, who was shot dead by gardai onWednesday, hold a picket at the Spire on Dublin's O'Connell Street and outsidePearse Street Garda station. Mr Nkencho was shot multiple times by gardaioutside his home in Clonee, west Dublin. He was allegedly brandishing a knifeand threatened gardai before he was shot by members of an armed unit. Gardaihave said the use of a Taser and pepper spray were unsuccessful in their bidto restrain him.
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