Archive | January, 2015

Life got in the way

This week I hit a few snags, it’s very true what they say sometimes ‘life just gets in the way’ Things were going well for the first half of last week, I was sticking to my training, eating well, sleeping well and then on Thursday I felt as sick as a dog. I crawled home […]

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The prince, the UDR and ‘failure of the few’

The Duke of York is in the news again with accusations of impropriety coming from USA. A spokesman for Buckingham Palace has made a statement refuting the allegations and assuring us of his innocence. That’s good enough for me, but I’m baffled as to why the refutal has not been backed up by any Norn […]

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Paul (17) suffered 50 wounds in UDR shooting

A West Belfast family are calling for a fresh inquest into the death of their brother as they prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of his killing today (Thursday). 17-year-old Paul ‘Kelso’ Kelly from Whiterock Gardens was shot dead by the UDR while travelling in a stolen car along with four others. The vehicle failed […]

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Parish priest asked to observe PSNI raid

Sacred Heart Parish Priest Fr Martin Magill has confirmed he was asked to act as an observer during a PSNI house raid in Ardoyne before Christmas and was present in a house while searches were carried out. The North Belfast News has learned that anti-agreement republicans contacted Fr Magill over their concerns at raids being […]

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Callous thieves target 86-year-old’s home as she attends funeral of only sister

An 84-year-old woman who left her home for an hour to attend the funeral mass of her only sister has spoken of her trauma after heartless thieves targeted her home, stealing pension money and ransacking every room in the house. Collette McKibbin who lives with her husband Jim (85) in their Glenard home said she […]

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MP Maskey gets tough in fight to save St Mary’s

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey has urged the West Belfast community to support the ‘Save St Mary’s’ campaign as the university college comes under increased threat of closure due to “savage” cuts. Mr Maskey told the Andersonstown News that following a recent meeting he had with the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) Minister Stephen […]

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