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Cultúrlann sale shock: Stormont bears ‘lot of blame’

THE GENERAL Manager of Springfield Charitable Association (SCA) says there is “a lot of blame” to be laid at the door of Stormont over the sale of the Cultúrlann. Having been in negotiations with the Falls Road Irish language hub for close to two years over its sale, Terry McNeill told the Andersonstown News that […]

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Great response to Irish career survey

THERE has been a great response to the research being carried out on the career paths taken by ex-pupils from Irish medium schools in Belfast, according to Pobal. The independent advocacy organisation for the Irish speaking community has been touring Belfast Irish medium schools in recent week as part of its unique research project, to […]

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£10,000 Aisling gift for Joby’s charity

WEST Belfast singer songwriter Joby Fox says he is “completely over the moon” after the big-hearted founder of a local jewellery chain store donated £10,000 towards his Refugee Rescue charity. The magnificent contribution from Argento founder Pete Boyle came after the prominent businessman learned about Joby’s relief efforts to help Syrian refugees fleeing from their […]

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‘No limitations on truth’ say families

FAMILIES of victims and survivors of atrocities during the Troubles held a protest yesterday (Monday) afternoon to show their opposition to a proposed statute of limitations for killings in the conflict. Relatives of those killed at Loughinisland, Ballymurphy and McGurk’s Bar were among those who attended the protest at Stormont. A number of placards were […]

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On the ready for the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic

A HOST of leading American college basketball teams will descend on Belfast for the two-day Basketball Hall of Fame Classic which takes places at the SSE Arena next weekend. The Sport Changes Life Foundation is hosting the event in conjunction with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Metro Athletic Conference (MAAC) with […]

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The all-new Sean Graham Racing Club make dream start at Punchestown

The Sean Graham Racing Club made its debut at Punchestown on Sunday and what a day it turned out. The band of merry local punters enjoyed a fabulous day out and you could hear the cheer in West Belfast when TopoftheRa won the second race at 4/1. Faugheen was the star attraction on the day and boy, […]

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