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Police attacked after confronting death drivers

POLICE officers were attacked on Saturday night in West Belfast after responding to reports of a stolen car being driven dangerously. The vehicle was stolen from Galway Street at around 7.15pm before being driven into the Divis area at high speed where a crowd of up to 20 youths gathered to watch. After performing a […]

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Homeless charity celebrates ten years of service

A North Belfast homeless charity has celebrated ten years of service in North Belfast. Antrim Road-based Depaul’s Mater Dei services have been providing accommodation and vital support for families experiencing homelessness since November 2006. A celebration event in Mater Dei was held earlier this week which brought together staff, current and former service users, funders, […]

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Gaeltacht Quarter in line for special economic status

The Falls Road Gaeltacht Quarter is to get special economic status as part of a package of measures aimed at driving growth announced yesterday by the Finance Minister. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir made the announcement as he outlined a rethink of the rates system that he hopes will see extra cash freed up to invest in […]

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Appeal for information following carjacking incident

DETECTIVES are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a hijacking in West Belfast in the early hours of Sunday morning. It was reported that a female driver was pulled from her car around 6.45am on the Pembroke Loop Road in Poleglass after a male ran in front of her car causing her to stop. Another […]

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Innovative thermometer set to transform Health Service

AN innovative non-contact medical thermometer is set to transform the NHS with an entrepreneurial spark born out of the e3 campus in West Belfast. The thermometer, a brainchild of TriMedika’s Dr Roisin Molloy and Julie Brien, is the only EU-designed and built device on the market. Roisin explained how the device, which can read and […]

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Rossa too strong for game St Teresa’s

Antrim U21 Football Championship quarter-final O’Donovan Rossa 3-15 St Teresa’s 1-11 From David Mohan at Rossa Park ROSSA advanced into the semi-final of the Antrim U21 Football Championship thanks to a handsome win over local rivals St Teresa’s at Rossa Park yesterday (Sunday). The result was never really in doubt although perhaps the margin was […]

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