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RTÉ to broadcast Glenanne film

RTÉ is to broadcast a documentary by a West Belfast film-maker about the notorious loyalist Glenanne Gang, believed to be responsible for over 120 sectarian killings of Catholics during the Troubles, mainly in counties Armagh and Tyrone. Unquiet Graves will air next week, July 29 at 9.35pm. The Glenanne Gang, which also contained members of […]

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Greatest Hits of the West

OWNER of the Coffee House Bistro Jim McIlwaine says West Belfast’s Greatest Hits is the perfect showcase for all the musical talent that has entertained the community these past 50 years. Coming onboard as a business partner, The Coffee House joins McGranaghan Estate Agents, Connected Health, Direct Furniture, Ace Taxis, Bengal Spice and the Cultúrlann […]

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Pic of the Day, Wednesday, July 17

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Local McDonald’s supports Mark Allen fundraiser

FORMER Masters Champions Mark Allen took time out of his busy schedule to visit McDonald’s restaurant at Westwood to promote his recent charity tournament fundraiser. The 2019 Mark Allen Classic Charity Pro-Am tournament took place in Antrim last weekend at the 147 Snooker Club. The popular Pro-Am event helped raise much-needed funds for Riverside Special […]

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PSNI did not meet with UVF over bonfire tensions

THE PSNI say they did not meet with senior loyalists including the UVF during recent tensions around bonfires in East Belfast. In a lengthy statement issued on Tuesday evening, Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd dismissed reports that police negotiated with loyalists in relation to the controversial bonfires at Avoniel Leisure Centre and Lismore Street. “PSNI […]

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Pic of the day, Tuesday July 16

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Sinn Féin delegation meets Council over Irish language sign dispute

A SINN Féin delegation has called on Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council to immediately rescind a legal threat on an Irish language sign. Last month, a pensioner in Randalstown was issued with a warning over an Irish language sign erected on their property. The Council wrote to the occupier of the house in the Ashdale […]

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Uniforms donated for new school term

YOUNG people and youth staff from Glen Parent Community Youth Group have put their shoulders to the wheel as they put every effort into supporting the West Belfast’s foodbank’s free school uniform drive. Members from the youth group have been working in partnership with local primary and post primary schools to collect and parcel up […]

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