Archive | April, 2016

DUP to grab West Belfast seat?

ELECTION 2016 BETTING We have signed up our North Belfast political expert Evan Short to predict the outcome of next week’s Assembly elections and with local layer Sean Graham Bookmakers coming up with some eye-catching specials, our roving reporter thinks he has come with the goods for next Thursday. The odds of 4/7 to pick your six […]

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MINDING TO GIVE BALLYDOYLE GUINEAS DOUBLE

It’s May Bank Holiday and that means only one thing on the racing calendar – Guineas weekend at Newmarket with the first classics of the season. GUINEAS WEEKEND Aidan O’Brien and his Ballydoyle team are responsible for the short-price favourites in both races with Air Force Blue trading around 4/7 in the 2000 Guineas on Saturday […]

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Frampton: Featherweight switch will suit for LSC showdown

CARL Frampton says the switch to featherweight will help bring out the best in him when he takes on Leo Santa Cruz for the Mexican’s WBA 126lb title at the 18,000 capacity Barclays Centre in Brookly, New York on July 30. The date and venue for this eagerly awaited showdown was confirmed yesterday (Thursday) with […]

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Warning after late night mugging

A woman who was mugged around midnight on Tuesday evening, three years after her late son suffered a similar fate at the same location, has asked people to be careful when walking at night. Briege Kelly from the Newington area of North Belfast was making her way back home from her brother-in-law’s wake at a […]

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Michael Conlan: Boxing world champion takes our Q&A challenge

Ireland’s first ever AIBA World Champion, grew up in West Belfast but now lives outside Glengormley with his partner and young daughter. This week he talks snakes, paper rounds, and hitting people for a living! Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born and grew in on the Falls Road, […]

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North Belfast Labour man Abdo Thabeth rejects expulsion threat

He’s a Welshman of Yemeni extract who confesses to be “weird” looking but Abdo Thabet believes he can deliver some of the solutions to the problems of North Belfast. The Glengormley man is running in North Belfast in the Assembly elections for the Northern Ireland Labour Representation Committee – a group of local British Labour […]

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