Archive | May, 2016

Music and art take centre stage at East Belfast showcase

IT was a day of celebration at East Belfast’s Skainos Centre as pupils from South Belfast’s Scoil an Droichid and Naíscoil an Droichid put on an storming showcase of song and art. Art displays from the Naíscoil pupils along with rang seven students were proudly displayed as proud parents, staff and special guests gathered to […]

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Plaque unveiled to remember Eamonn Magee Jnr

FAMILY and friends of slain boxer Eamonn Magee Jnr gathered on his one-year anniversary as a special plaque was unveiled in his memory in West Belfast yesterday. 22-year-old Eamonn, the son of former WBU welterweight champion Eamonn Magee Senior, was stabbed to death in May 2015 in Summerhill Park in the Twinbrook estate. Eamonn’s parents […]

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Teen N’abbey golf prodigy is the new Ambassador of the Children’s Hospice

A NEWTOWNABBEY boy has become the new Ambassador of the Children’s Hospice. Golf prodigy and current World Junior champion, Tom McKibbin (13), was unveiled on Monday at the home of the Children’s Hospice in North Belfast, just a short distance from his home. He becomes the Children’s Hospice’s youngest ever Ambassador. The exciting young golf […]

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Outrage at desecration of Milltown Republican Plot – NGA says it appreciates call from British Legion

Vandals have attacked the Republican Plot at Milltown Cemetery for the fourth time in five years. Loyalist graffiti was sprayed and wreaths removed in the attack, which is believed to have taken place some time on Sunday evening. The name of Bobby Sands was spray-painted over. The National Graves Association (NGA) said the British Legion […]

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The Belfast coach and the fearless Foxes

THE remarkable story of Leicester City FC is one that has touched sporting fans all over the world, none more so than one West Belfast man who works for the club. Terrence O’Hara, originally from Hannahstown works full-time at the home of the new Premier League champions and has seen up close and personal the […]

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Rehoused young man is forced to leave home after sectarian threats

A YOUNG Catholic man who was rehoused in North Belfast says he’s been forced to leave his home following intimidation and sectarian threats. Thomas McCormack, who is from Ballymurphy in West Belfast, was assigned accommodation in the loyalist Forthriver district on the Glencairn Road. But the 22-year-old is now homeless and living with friends and […]

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