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The origins of Channel 6, Ireland’s new national television channel, which was launched last week, can be traced to an underage football match in Dublin a little over three years ago.

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Ian Kehoe

11th March, 2006

The origins of Channel 6, Ireland’s new national television channel, which was launched last week, can be traced to an underage football match in Dublin a little over three years ago.

Michael Murphy and Pat Donnelly, both fathers of three and residents of south Co Dublin, struck up a conversation as they watched the game from the sidelines.

It was the sort of chance encounter that could happen at any juvenile match any weekend...

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