Archive | September, 2017

Who said life is all black and white?

READERS are well aware that magpies aren’t Dúlra’s favourite bird, but in truth it’s probably more a case of rivalry than anything else. Because this bird is the Einstein of the animal world. It’s officially smarter than every other species of bird and superior to all but a handful of animals. And if you’ve any […]

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Catholic families flee the Ravenhill

CATHOLIC families have been forced to flee their homes in the dead of night and present themselves as homeless to the Housing Executive after being ordered out of their South Belfast ‘shared’ neighbourhood under sectarian threat. Police visited the residents in Cantrell Close off the Ravenhill Road around midnight on Tuesday and informed them of […]

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The new era for Frampton begins with Belfast blockbuster

THE new era for Carl Frampton will begin at the SSE Arena on November 18 when ‘The Jackal’ boxes for the first time with his new team in place. At a press conference at the Ulster Hall yesterday (Wednesday), the North Belfast man was officially unveiled as a Frank Warren and BT Sport fighter and was […]

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Conlan to get his long-overdue title shot on November mega-card

IT has been a series of ups and downs as a professional boxer for Jamie Conlan, but finally the West Belfast man has got the chance his thrilling career deserves with a crack at a world title. Filipino, Jerwin Ancajas (27-1-1) will put his IBF super-flyweight belt on the line against ‘The Mexican’ at the […]

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Cops look into Facebook ‘drug dealer’ claims

THE PSNI says it’s currently investigating a West Belfast social media page that has published the names and images of alleged drug dealers. The Communities Against Death Dealers (CADD) group, which popped up on Facebook on Sunday, describes itself as a “cross community-based organisation focused on the exposure and prevention of death dealers”. At the […]

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Oscar Knox golf classic raises thousands of pounds for charity

THE annual Oscar Knox Cup golf challenge has raised over £20,000 for childhood cancer research. Champion boxers Carl Frampton and Jamie Conlan were among 180 golfers who took to the fairways last Friday at Fortwilliam Golf Club in aid of the cause. Local snooker professional Mark Allen lifted the trophy after a full day of […]

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