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Andrée Murphy: Playing the Orange card shows laziness

FOR an election called amid such drama, hasn’t the campaign been a little, well, lacklustre? I mean, if it wasn’t for Arlene’s very sad crocodiles that turned into a publicity coup for the Irish language community, the portrayal of the campaign thus far has felt like business as usual. Or is it? Actually no. Look […]

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Three’s the magic number for Belfast boxers on Elite finals night

IT was a great night for local boxers at the National Stadium on Friday night as Brendan Irvine, Sean McComb and Kristina O’Hara all claimed National Elite titles. Irvine retained his flyweight title with a unanimous decision victory over Thomas McCarthy to cement his place on the Irish team that will travel to the European […]

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Man dies in scrambler crash

A 27-year-old man has died after he suffered fatal injuries in a scrambler crash in Lisburn yesterday evening. An ambulance was called to a lane close to the Sprucefield park and ride facility around 7pm last night following the incident in which an 18-year-old man was also hurt. His injuries aren’t thought to be life […]

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On the ready for more festival clues this weekend

We have  just under four weeks to go to Cheltenham 2017 and festival fever is already starting to hit local punters. A few betting clues were got at the weekend for a few festival races and the mighty Alitor is now 3-1 on with Sean Graham for the Arkle after sauntering home at Newbury. On the same […]

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Tickets on Sale for the Sean Graham CPN17

TICKETS NOW ON SALE:  With just under 4 weeks to go to Cheltenham 2017, local layers Sean Graham have put their tickets on sale for there prestigious preview night on Monday, March 6 at the Europa Hotel. Tickets are £10 and remember, that includes a free £5 matched bet and are available at all their outlets. Brian Graham […]

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Gerry Adams column: Enda Kenny happy to toe British line on Brexit

TWO weeks from today – Thursday, March 2 – the electorate of the north will be going to the polls. The future of the political institutions, and of the Good Friday Agreement, the allegations of corruption within the RHI scheme, and the need for integrity and respect within those institutions, are for Sinn Féin the […]

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Big-hearted locals hand hope to little Aoibheann

OVER £14,000 has been raised to continue vital treatment for a Glengormley toddler with cerebral palsy. Aoibheann O’Connor (3) was born at 28 weeks and suffers from hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy due to a brain haemorrhage shortly after birth. Over £14,000 has been raised so far for the three year-old to continue specialised ABR (Advanced […]

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Police scrambler warning on black hacks withdrawn after RNU objections

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey has hit out at dissident republican umbrella group Republican Network for Unity after a black taxi ad campaign aimed at tackling the scourge of scramblers and quads was scrapped As well as billboards and bus shelter ads, the ad encouraging people to ring the police if they witness anyone illegally […]

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