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Why snack lovers are getting that old sinking feeling on this 100th anniversary

AWAY from the Occupied Six-Counties fry, another staple food of Noel ’n’ Alan was in the spotlight this week. In the research and development wing of Tandragee Castle, Tayto have…

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Chemical fly in the oinkment

A CORRESPONDENT – ‘Pig-Ignorant’ – texts the paper this week complaining about some bacon he bought for his Saturday morning fry-up. He’s unhappy first of all about the fact that the bacon had an irridiscent sheen when he removed it from the packaging

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The housekeeper of a former West Belfast priest jailed for sex abuse says he reacted angrily when she had asked him to stop bringing children to the parochial house in the 1980s. James Martin Donaghy, 53, from Lady Wallace Drive in Lisburn, was convicted of 23 sex abuse charges against a young adult and two teenage altar boys. On Friday past he was handed a 10-year sentence at Belfast Crown Court.

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Not my cup of coffee: parent

RESIDENTS of the Stewartstown Road area have called on the owner of a parked van advertising an adult entertainment company to move the vehicle out of the sight of children.

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Known hoods were behind security alert

A West Belfast MLA has hit out at those responsible for a security alert in the lower Falls that caused widespread disruption. On Friday homes were evacuated and roads were closed in the area after a suspect device was found taped to a lamppost in Ross Road.

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Local couple and 3 little bundles of joy

THEY say all good things come in threes and for one West Belfast couple that’s certainly the case. Angela Mooney, a medical practice employee from the Glen Road, and her partner Ciarán McCullough recently welcomed into the world a set of triplets who were christened at St Teresa’s church on Sunday.

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