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Medal joy for Antrim Road woman

The Northern Ireland life-saving team, captained by Antrim Road woman Nicky Beirne, has returned from the RLSS Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships in South Africa with a silver medal haul after narrowly losing out to Australia in the simulated rescue team event. The Northern Ireland squad finished fifth overall in the four-day competition held by the Royal […]

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The writings and rebellions of a St Malachy’s old boy

Joseph Campbell, a poet, playwright, patriot and artist was the man behind the words to the famous My Lagan Love.Joseph went to St Malachy’s College and in 1892 in the Intermediate Examination he won an exhibition, £20 and a cup. The following year his poem “The Road Makers” was published.

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Silence in the court

AFTER half an hour in McSorley’s Tavern in Clogher on Friday afternoon as the designated driver, Squinter gets bored (oh, alright then, jealous) of the raucously happy conversation, sets down his fizzy water and goes for a bit of a dander.

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Five-a-day? Get it down your neck!

THERE aren’t many primary schools which allow their children to bring canned fizzy drinks to school with them for lunch or break. The Big Guy, like most kids his age, brings a still soft drink, or sometimes water. Although, as a dentist pointed out, you need to be careful as some still juices contain as much sugar as the infamous canned mouth-rotters they’re supposed to replace.

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Racist graffiti on house-to-let sign causes anger

There has been widespread condemnation of the racist thug behind graffiti on a house-to-let sign in South Belfast that stated ‘locals only’ should apply for the property.

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Flooded Deanes doors reopen

SOUTH Belfast restaurateur Michael Deane was forced to close the doors of his popular Queen’s eatery this week because of flood damage during torrential rain.

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