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Glengormley: Traders and residents living ‘under threat’

Traders and residents are living ‘under threat’ after a weekend of anti-social behaviour in Glengormley. Police reported ‘unprecedented’ groups of young people gathering in the O’Neill Road area on Friday night, close to the entrance of V36 Valley Park. A 17-year-old male was arrested for possession of a knife. Large crowds also gathered in the […]

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Ardoyne: Eye-catching youth sporting mural unveiled

AN eye-catching new mural has been unveiled in Ardoyne to celebrate sporting and entertainment achievements, as well as young people from the area. The mural was painted by North Belfast artist Michael Doherty and is located at Havana Court, which was a graffiti hotspot. Boxers, hurlers, Irish dancers, martial artists, soccer players and even a […]

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Claire Canavan selected to replace Jim McVeigh

CLONARD woman Claire Canavan has been selected to replace Sinn Féin leader in Belfast City Council, Jim McVeigh. Claire attended St Dominic’s Grammar School before completing a degree in Law and Politics at Queen’s University. She attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and was awarded the Certificate of Professional Legal Studies. Claire was a […]

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Bobby Sands mother passes away

SINN Féin leader Gerry Adams has paid tribute to Rosaleen Sands, the mother of hunger striker and MP Bobby Sands who passed away today January 12, 2018. Speaking earlier today as news broke of Mrs Sands passing Mr Adams said: “I was extremely saddened to learn of Rosaleen’s death and, on behalf of Sinn Féin, […]

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Tributes paid as Barney Devenny is laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners turned out on Tuesday to pay their last respects to North Belfast community stalwart Barney Devenny who passed away after illness, aged 76. Originally from the Short Strand, Barney moved to the Lansdowne area of North Belfast where he was to become well known for his work with Newington Credit Union and […]

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Fr Paddy always wanted to be a priest

FATHER Paddy McCafferty has been the parish priest of Corpus Christi Church in Springhill since October 2016. The Rathcoole man who was ordained in 1989 says he never wanted to be anything other than a priest and added that it’s his pleasure to be a servant of the people. “I was in Crossgar for two […]

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Rebuild bomb bar to assist with inquest

THE families of two men who died as a result of the Kelly’s Bar attack 46 years ago are appealing for witnesses to come forward with any photographs of the bar. The families, along with their solicitor, have engaged the help of an engineer who will build a scaled reconstruction of Kelly’s Bar and the […]

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Make your New Year mark on Belfast Hills

THE Belfast Hills Partnership are seeking volunteers to help plant 6,500 trees and hedging plants before the end of March. Most of the trees to be planted this season will be part of an industrial revolution project in quarry and landfill sites throughout the Belfast Hills. Some of the trees are also part of the […]

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