Archive | March, 2016

Fitzsimons set to rest regulars for Louth clash

ANTRIM manager Frank Fitzsimons has indicted that he will use Sunday’s dead-rubber game against Louth in Corrigan Park to give some of the fringe players a run out. The Saffrons achieved promotion from Division Four with a four-point win over Wicklow in Aughrim last Sunday. Their opponents also sealed promotion with a two-point victory over […]

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The Bank Robbers are back for one night only

THEY were formed way back in the summer of 1980, they were four young lads from West Belfast, they wrote their own music, they went on to sign to one of the biggest record companies in the world and after all these years The Bank Robbers are back for a one-off reunion gig, all for […]

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Two meetings will hear De La Salle row updates

PARENTS of children at De La Salle College have been invited to an open-air rally near the school on Monday. The rally will be at Glassmullin Green at 6.30pm  and aims to keep the public up to date with developments and issues surrounding the staffing controversy which is convulsing the school. Kieran McCormick, Vice-Chair of […]

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1916 commemoration quilt comes to North Belfast

A quilt commemorating the 77 women who took part in the Easter Rising is to go on display in North Belfast as part of a community commemoration project. The quilt consists of panels made up to represent each of the women involved in 1916, designed by 77 woman living in Dublin and involved in community […]

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DUP call for investigation of policing during Ormeau Road junior parade

The First Minister Arlene Foster has said that she is to meet with senior police officers after CS spray was used during trouble at a junior Orange parade in South Belfast. A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged after two police officers received minor injuries during the parade on the Ormeau Road last night. […]

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Concern about Civil Service Catholics as old as the state

“Line management openly let their staff know (Catholic and Protestant) of the sports their children play, specifically camogie and GAA, and the schools their children attend. I see this as letting Protestant staff know who they are.” So goes a contribution to a 27-page report compiled by the Orange Order into the decline of Protestants […]

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