Archive | July, 2017

Dance for your rights

IRISH language campaigners are sending out an invitation to the wider community to join them for a mega party during Féile an Phobail. As part of Féile, An Dream Dearg have announced a Dioscó Dearg will take place on  Saturday August 5 at the Devenish. Top bands from the Irish language and Irish traditional music […]

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Nurses waiting three years for parking permits

NURSES at the Royal Hospital are waiting up to three years for parking permits to allow them to avail of a reduced parking fee at the RVH onsite car park. An auxiliary nurse, currently on the waiting list, told the Andersonstown News she knows colleagues who have been waiting up to three years for a […]

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Frampton misses weight ahead of homecoming fight

TOMORROW’S headline fight at the SSE Arena will go ahead, but the WBC featherweight title eliminator will apply to Andres Gutierrez only after Carl Frampton scaled one pound over the nine stone limit at today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel. ‘The Jackal’ came in at 127lbs with the Mexican registering 125 lbs 9oz which was […]

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North Belfast ‘one of the loneliest areas’

    NORTH Belfast has been identified as ‘one of the loneliest areas of the UK’ by the the British Red Cross. The charity found that North Belfast was one of 39 areas where help is needed the most. The North Belfast Community Connector service will tackle loneliness and social isolation in the area. The […]

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DEAN: Searcher had saved life of German student

THE man thanked by the family of Dean McIlwaine for finding his body on Cave Hill is the same person who saved the life of a German student in November after she fell off the Napoleon’s Nose. David McCrum says he found Dean’s body in the same place where he discovered Sonja Klinger in November. […]

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Intermediate hopefuls St Enda’s seeking to overthrow Armoy

Antrim Intermediate Hurling Championship preliminary round St Enda’s v Glen Rovers (Sunday, 3pm, Randalstown) LAST year’s beaten finalists, St Enda’s, begin their quest to go one better when they take on Glen Rovers, Armoy in the Intermediate Hurling Championship preliminary round tie at Randalstown. The Glengormley side enjoyed a memorable run in the 2016 Championship […]

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