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Tragic Aaron Strong (18) laid to rest

There were heart-breaking scenes in West Belfast this morning as family and friends gathered to pay their last respects to young Aaron Strong. The 18-year-old lost his fight for life on Wednesday afternoon past after being rushed to the Royal Victoria Hospital where he had been on life support and in a coma for several […]

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DUP to grab West Belfast seat?

ELECTION 2016 BETTING We have signed up our North Belfast political expert Evan Short to predict the outcome of next week’s Assembly elections and with local layer Sean Graham Bookmakers coming up with some eye-catching specials, our roving reporter thinks he has come with the goods for next Thursday. The odds of 4/7 to pick your six […]

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Warning after late night mugging

A woman who was mugged around midnight on Tuesday evening, three years after her late son suffered a similar fate at the same location, has asked people to be careful when walking at night. Briege Kelly from the Newington area of North Belfast was making her way back home from her brother-in-law’s wake at a […]

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Michael Conlan: Boxing world champion takes our Q&A challenge

Ireland’s first ever AIBA World Champion, grew up in West Belfast but now lives outside Glengormley with his partner and young daughter. This week he talks snakes, paper rounds, and hitting people for a living! Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born and grew in on the Falls Road, […]

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Prescription drugs killed local lad (18)

A PALAPABLE sense of sadness – and also one of anger – hangs over the community of West Belfast after the death of an 18-year-old from taking prescription medication. Former Corpus Christi College student Aaron Strong lost his fight for life on Wednesday after being rushed to the Royal Victoria Hospital on Saturday morning. It is […]

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Burglars show ‘act of humanity’ in returning 100 year old medals

Priceless family heirlooms stolen from a house in North Belfast have been reunited with their owner in what has been described as ”an act of humanity” by burglars. John Pelan said that he was struggling to describe the emotion he felt towards thieves who had raided his home over a fortnight ago, after rare medals […]

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Second Associate Principal to take up post at De La Salle College

A former Principal of Dromore High School has been appointed as second Associate Principal at Andersonstown’s troubled De La Salle College. The Concerned Parents Committee said they were informed of the announcement on Monday night and that John Wilkinson has now been appointed to work alongside former St Colm’s Principal Imelda Jordan. It is understood […]

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Michael McGibbon’s widow thanks unionist community

The grieving widow of murdered Ardoyne man Michael McGibbon (33) has penned a letter to the unionist community to thank them for their support. The note, sent to Reverend Colin Duncan from Woodvale Methodist Church by Joanne McGibbon, says the “cards and support” she has received from people across the community has meant a great […]

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Eye of the Tiger!!!!!

Ok so we’ve already established one crucial fact regarding this Spar Craic 10k and that is that I detest running. […]

Here we go again…………..

I said I wasn’t doing it, there’s absolutely no way, not a chance of it, zero interest in doing that […]

Squinter: the autumn leaves are falling like flags

SO ANYWAY, there’s Squinter dandering along the Ormeau Road on Monday night, the dog at his side, looking up at […]

Disco Spin

It would appear that last week’s rant worked, no one has cross examined me about my training regime this week […]

Jog Blog, Positive Mental Attitude!

PMA does this really work? I’m an expert at PMT I know how to work that. It’s hard to motivate […]

Jog Blog

Why do we eat so much when we train? Correction, why do I eat so much when I train? My […]