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In a Flash friends pay tribute to brave Paul

FAMILY and friends of “inspirational” West Belfast man Paul Martin Floyd held a 10k fundraiser in Fermanagh at the weekend raising £6000. Paul passed away at the end of August following complications after a bone marrow transplant. In the wake of his tragic death his close friends Kevin Fox, Michael Massey and Clare McQuillan organised […]

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Adams to step down as Sinn Féin President

Gerry Adams has announced his intention to stand down as Sinn Féin president in 2018. Mr Adams made the announcement at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis in Dublin on Saturday night. Speaking to a packed RDS arena in what was his last Ard Fheis as president he said he would be asking the incoming Ard Comhairle […]

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Conlan and Ancajas on weight ahead of world title showdown

JAMIE Conlan and IBF super-flyweight champion, Jerwin Ancajas weighed-in at the 115lb limit ahead of tomorrow’s SSE showdown for the Filipino’s world title. Conlan goes into the bout as a heavy underdog according to the bookmakers, but that means nothing to ‘The Mexican’ who believes he is ready to deliver a career-best performance against the […]

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‘Mexican Slayer’ Frampton predicts career-best performance

CARL Frampton has described himself as the ‘Mexican slayer’ and intends to overcome the challenge of yet another Aztec warrior at the SSE Arena tomorrow night when he takes on Horacio Garcia in his first fight since the defeat to Leo Santa Cruz back in January. Frampton has faced five previous Mexican opponents, defeating them […]

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Viable device discovered in South Belfast

POLICE and Army Technical Officers have recovered a viable device during a security alert in South Belfast last night. Police were called to the scene of a suspect device in the Lavinia Square off the Ormeau Road around 10.30pm. A police spokesperson said the device has been taken away for further examination. “The surrounding area […]

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Bill’s back home in new Principal role

ONLY eight per cent of children here are currently formally educated in an integrated environment – and the new Principal of a North Belfast school wants that to change. Bill Fletcher took over the reins at Cliftonville Integrated Primary School less than two weeks ago, bringing over 20 years of experience back to North Belfast, […]

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