Archive | August, 2014

The Poor Old Woman left a very rich legacy

Having been relieved of the editorship of The Northern Patriot after just three issues in December 1895, it might have been expected that Alice Milligan and Anna Johnston would concentrate on their own writing as both were accomplished poets and Milligan also a talented playwright. Instead, they immediately set themselves to work to produce their […]

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Concern over invite to ‘Sons of Kai’ band

The Crumlin Ardoyne Residents’ Association say they are concerned at the Royal Black Institution’s decision include a ‘blood and thunder’ band on their application for a parade past nationalist homes on the Crumlin Road at Ardoyne on Saturday, August 30. Spokesman Joe Marley told the North Belfast News the inclusion of the Rathcoole Sons of […]

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Tracy says she feels vindicated

The mother of a West Belfast man who died in the Belfast City Hospital last year says she feels vindicated that the PSNI are investigating his death. Sean Paul Carnahan passed away last July, five months after he tried to take his own life while under the influence of a legal high. As we reported […]

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Birthday Greetings ATN 30th August

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Feud death fears

A FEUD at the heart of the Tigers Bay community is escalating to the point where someone may die, a leading loyalist has warned. John Howcroft, a member of the UDA-linked North Belfast UPRG, said that “criminals” and “drug dealers” unhappy at progress within the community are edging closer to killing someone, following the latest […]

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Common sense is needed ahead of judicial review

Local businessman Harry Fitzsimons – who has recently returned home to Andersonstown after being held in Italy as part of a £400m Mafia investigation – has thrown himself into the debate on the future of Casement Park. The Owenvarragh man, a Lámh Dhearg club member who lives in the shadow of the Andersonstown stadium, has […]

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