Archive | November, 2016

Young artists are invited to contribute to the future ahead of schools merger

GLENGORMLEY’S Edmund Rice College has started laying the groundwork for accepting girls next year with the winners of a ‘Design a Uniform’ competition announced. The school held the competition for local primary schools to allow girls to design how they thought their new uniform should look. Edmund Rice College will become co-educational from next September […]

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‘Three Soldiers’ relative blames UVF for memorial attack

THE latest attack on a memorial to three British soldiers killed by the IRA in the 1970s has been blamed on the Scottish UVF by one of the dead men’s relatives. The man, who does not want to be indentified, told Daily Belfast he believes the attack was carried out because of ongoing tensions in […]

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Full house at St Mary’s as George Galloway unveils Blair documentary

St. Mary’s University was packed to capacity on Monday evening for the screening of the controversial George Galloway documentary The Killing$ of Tony Blair. The hard-hitting film, which at times is extremely difficult viewing, explores how former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has spent his years after leaving Number 10 in what Mr Galloway describes […]

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Man wanted over murder of West Belfast mother in “critical condition” court told

The main suspect in the brutal killing of West Belfast woman Jennifer Dornan is in “critical condition”, a court in Dublin has been told. 37-year-old Raymond O’Neill formerly of Summerhill Walk is facing charges of murder and arson over the death of the young mother. O’Neill was arrested and detained by Gardaí in Dublin in […]

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Refugee song aims to raise funds for the children of Syrian war

A FUNDRAISING campaign to help raise cash for Syrian refugees has been launched on the Antrim Road. ‘Humanity’, written by Davy Kettyles, will be available for download from this week with the organisers aiming to top the download charts in Belfast. Davy wrote the song following the harrowing pictures of the young Syrian refugee Aylan […]

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Police attacked after confronting death drivers

POLICE officers were attacked on Saturday night in West Belfast after responding to reports of a stolen car being driven dangerously. The vehicle was stolen from Galway Street at around 7.15pm before being driven into the Divis area at high speed where a crowd of up to 20 youths gathered to watch. After performing a […]

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