Folow us on social media

Sign up to our mailing list

Northern Ireland Hospice ad
Place your family notice
Archive | Andersonstown News RSS feed for this section

Pic of the Day, Monday, November 12

Please follow and like us:

Read More Comments Off on Pic of the Day, Monday, November 12

Gripping ebbs and flows of Belfast IRA

GIVEN the significance of the IRA in shaping Ireland over the last century, there has been no shortage of historiographies about the organisation. Dr John Ó Néill’s Belfast Battalion, however, presents itself as a rarity amongst other texts on the subject. The new book offers an invaluable chronological history of the Belfast IRA between 1922 […]

Read More Comments Off on Gripping ebbs and flows of Belfast IRA

Ballymurphy massacre inquest begins

A CORONERS inquest into the fatal shootings of 11 civilians in Ballymurphy begins today almost 50 years after the atrocity. The inquest into the shootings, which took place in Ballymurphy between August 9 and 11, 1971, is expected to last several months, calling hundreds of witnesses, including more than 100 former soldiers. Among those killed […]

Read More Comments Off on Ballymurphy massacre inquest begins

Pipe bomb discovered in West Belfast had ‘potential to kill’

A PIPE bomb that was discovered in West Belfast close to a children’s nursery school had the potential “to kill or maim,” the police have said. Several homes were evacuated in Andersonstown discovery of a suspicious object in Slieveban Avenue. A PSNI cordon was erected at the entrance to the housing estate at lunchtime as […]

Read More Comments Off on Pipe bomb discovered in West Belfast had ‘potential to kill’

Older people urged to have their say

AN older people’s empowerment day encouraging people to have their say in their own area will be held next week. People from the Upper Springfield and Whiterock areas are invited to come along on Tuesday to discuss their needs and what activities they would like to see in their own community. Micheal Donnelly, coordinator of […]

Read More Comments Off on Older people urged to have their say

Pic of the Day, Wednesday, November 7

Please follow and like us:

Read More Comments Off on Pic of the Day, Wednesday, November 7