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OPINION: Gerry Adams – Real Change has to come from this Crisis

All of us are adjusting to our new routines and trying to come to terms with the real threat posed by the Coronavirus pandemic. The thousands of deaths in Italy and Spain are grim reminders of what may be coming our way and a deadly incentive for us all to stop close contact with other […]

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Tuairim: Zen agus an Scaradh Amach i ré an Víris Choróinigh

Tá mórán ráite agus scríofa faoi na mórdheacrachtaí a bhaineann le seal an scartha amach. Baol amháin a bhaineann leis na srianta fisiciúla atá orainn ná go dtiocfaidh suaitheadh intinne nó lionn dubh orainn. Caithfimid aire a thabhairt don mheabhairshláinte agus tá bealaí éagsúla ann leis sin a dhéanamh. Tá trialacha eolaíochta déanta a chuireann […]

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VIDEO REPORT: West Belfast Food Bank appeals for more donations as ‘supplies run low’

Community activists who have co-ordinated a mammoth relief effort across West Belfast this week have appealed to the public to support a vital food bank which is supporting vulnerable families during the Coronavirus lockdown. Ann-Marie McKee (in video above) of Community Restorative Justice, who made a run of supplies collected in the Twinbrook area to […]

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Whiterock Children’s Centre Director welcomes school meal monies as community rallies to support NHS heroes

A local community organisation says Executive plans to provide supplementary payments for children who would receive free school meals will have a “huge impact” on families facing financial hardship during the Coronavirus Crisis. Deirdre Walsh, director of the Whiterock Children’s Centre was speaking as local people came to their front doors in the area last […]

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BREAKING: 16 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Musgrave Park Hospital

Sixteen cases of Covid-19 cases have now been confirmed at Musgrave Park Hospital, the Andersonstown News can reveal. The news comes as Health Minister Robin Swann told a Stormont Health Committee hearing today that vital PPE supplies promised by the British Government have not arrived.  It is understood that the first confirmed case of coronavirus […]

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Argento founder backs local effort to manufacture lifesaving ‘Hero Shields’ for frontline health workers battling Covid-19

Pete Boyle, the Belfast businessman who built the Argento chain of jewellery shops, has donated £10,000 to a Newtownards company which has retooled its factory to produce vital PPE for health service heroes treating patients with coronavirus. His move comes after the repeated failure of the Health Department to commit to provide PPE in sufficient […]

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