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The woman who died following a two-vehicle crash

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near Castledawson in Co Londonderry was 74-year-old Alice Smylie

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from the Ballymena area. The crash happened on the Hillhead

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Road near its junction with Creagh Road yesterday morning.

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Three men were taken to hospital for treatment,

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but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Police in East Belfast say a crowd of more than 100 teenagers gathered

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at a local park drinking alcohol last night.

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The PSNI also found evidence of drug taking, as Aileen Moynagh reports.

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It was in this playpark in East Belfast where teenagers aged

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between 14 and 17 were gathered around 8pm yesterday evening.

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Police say a large amount of alcohol was found,

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and there was evidence of illegal drug misuse.

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The PSNI also say that the young people were not just from Belfast,

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Some parents and dog walkers using the park today were concerned

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We've got three young children, so it's not great, because we use

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It is a family park, and there are bottles and glass

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It's not great for the safety of the kids.

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It is scary, those of us who are parents bringing our

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children are slightly older kids wanting to play.

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Some of our older children, ten, 11, come here sometimes

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on their own on their way home from school, you would be worried

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Posting on the PSNI East Belfast Facebook page,

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vigilant about the whereabouts of their children.

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At the Bafta awards ceremony this evening, the animated film Kubo

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and the Two Strings, which features 15-year-old

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Art Parkinson from Donegal in the lead role, has won the Bafta

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The film is nominated for two Oscars at the end of this month.

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The Party By Northern Ireland writer and actor Conor MacNeill missed out

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In GAA, it's been a disappointing weekend for Ulster teams

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in the Allianz Football League, with just one win.

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Donegal had a one-point victory over Roscommon in Division 1.

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And in other games, there were draws for Monaghan against Cavan,

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and last night Tyrone drew with All-Ireland champions

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In Hurling, Antrim beat London, but Armagh lost to Kildare.

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Rugby now, and Ireland lie in second place in the Six Nations table

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after recording a convincing nine-try 63-10 victory

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Nial Foster was there for BBC Newsline.

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After a false start in Scotland last week, it was a much

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They scored four tries in the first half to secure a bonus point

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in a game that the boot from start to finish.

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-- in a game that they've passed. -- they lost.

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They grabbed two tries each in the opening 35 minutes.

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The latter touching down with an historic try which secured

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the first ever for a try bonus point recorded at the Six Nations.

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Ireland were clinical when in possession,

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as they dissected the Italian defence with ease.

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The Man of the Match stormed through early in the second half

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He wasn't the only Irishman to cross the white-wash three times.

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But the score of the second period went to Garry Ringrose,

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who ghosted his way through the Italian tacklers to help

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Ireland leave with five points and confidence going into the next

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fixture at home against France in two weeks' time.

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With campaigning continuing for the Assembly election,

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we've been on the doorsteps to find out your views.

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For tomorrow night's programme, Tara Mills has been

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Over the next few weeks, what would convince you to go out and exercise

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your vote? Well, the only thing about it, if they promised they're

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going to do something, do it. Not once they get in, forget about it.

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See Tara's report from Fermanagh on BBC Newsline at 6:30pm.

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Now let's get a look the weather forecast.

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The cold weather has been accentuated by the brisk

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Still quite windy to begin with. are getting a bit less cold

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While we still have those winds, it will continue to feel chilly

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A bit damp in places this evening, a wintry feature,

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It clears overnight as that moves away toward the north.

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Less cold air coming in behind, so temperatures are rising

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in the morning, but it will feel cold in that wind.

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For tomorrow, bright and breezy start, we still have a chilly wind,

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and it will start out quite cloudy first thing before the cloud

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More sunshine for the Republic of Ireland, also in England and Wales.

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Some lovely sunshine here as well. Along the North Sea coast we have

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cloud, bringing showers into the East of Scotland.

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And where we have had snow over the Pennines, the air becomes

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a little bit less cold we get mist and fog forming.

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We have got that breeze on the chilly side. Same for Northern

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Ireland, temperatures are bit better, 7-8 , bright spells and

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sunshine but we have a keen south-easterly breeze and it will

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continue to feel chilly. At least it's a dry start of the new week. We

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continue to see things warming up with winds from the south-east. The

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weather front on Tuesday brings rain, showers are talking get

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behind. On Tuesday we are going to see rain moving in across Ireland

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and Wales on Southwest. Still the brisk south-easterly winds making it

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feel cold. Even the temperatures are starting to come up. Elsewhere, dry

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and bright. Into Wednesday, the temperatures continue to rise in the

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subway wind. Still a lot of dry and bright weather. -- by southerly

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wind. First they mainly dry, with temperatures into double figures.

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Our next BBC Newsline bulletin is at 6:25am in the morning.

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