Archive | January, 2017

Free Breakfasts at the Top of the Rock

PASSERS-by were delighted to be greeted at the top of the Whiterock Road by young people from local youth and community group Glór na Móna who were distributing free breakfasts. In launching their new ‘Bricfeasta Pobail Saor agus Gaelach’ (Free and Gaelic community breakfast)  initiative, they were met with widespread positivity and gratitude. Glór na […]

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North Belfast Church targeted in suspected arson attack

A FIRE which caused damage to a North Belfast Church is being treated as arson. Curtains were set alight at the entrance of St Patrick’s Church in Donegal at around 5pm yesterday. The Fire Service say they are treating the blaze as deliberate and have reports of some damage in the building. An elderly priest […]

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Frampton shows his class after Las Vegas defeat

IT was not to be for Carl Frampton at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night as ‘The Jackal’ was narrowly edged out by Leo Santa Cruz in their WBA featherweight rematch, writes David Mohan in Las Vegas. The scores read 115-113 on two of the cards with the third judge scoring it a […]

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AK used on Crumlin Road had been fired at police before

THE ‘AK-type’ assault rife used in a ‘New IRA’ gun attack on the PSNI on the Crumlin Road had been used in other dissident operations, the detective leading the investigation has said. Detective Superintendent Kevin Geddes returned to the scene of the attack last night to appeal for information. He revealed that ten shots were […]

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Frampton and Santa Cruz ready for battle as fans raise the roof at the MGM

THE MGM Grand Garden Arena will feel like a little corner of Belfast tonight when Carl Frampton defends his WBA featherweight title against Leo Santa Cruz. You could have been forgiven for thinking you were in the Odyssey Arena at yesterday’s weigh-in with the thousands of travelling Frampton fans creating a racket and the atmosphere […]

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Frampton’s humble approach has helped him win over the public says Barry

BARRY McGuigan pulls out his phone and shows a picture of him and Carl Frampton. The pair have been snapped together a million and one times, but this is no ordinary photo. It’s from the night at the National Stadium back in 2007 when he first spotted Frampton boxing at the EU Championships and identified […]

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