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Heartbreak and shock at sudden death of vice principal and Gael

THE sudden death of a West Belfast teacher and active member of the GAA has left the community shocked and saddened. Peter Cassidy, who was the vice principal of St Colman’s High School in Ballynahinch, died suddenly last weekend after playing squash in Belfast. The active 51-year-old father-of-two, who originally came from Riverdale, was a […]

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Mixed reaction to new changes at Mass

IF you thought your ears were deceiving you at Mass on Sunday – you weren’t the only one.

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Maximum exposure for Sinn Féin

While 2,000 Sinn Féin delgates packed into the Waterfront Hall on Saturday, over 210,000 viewers watched Gerry Adams’ address live on RTé during its peak, with an average of 180,000 viewers during the half-hour address.

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45 years of a West Belfast institution

ST Genevieve’s High School pulled out all the stops as they celebrated their 45th anniversary on Tuesday evening. Past pupils, distinguished guests, staff and current pupils came together to mark 45 years of the school’s central place in the life of West Belfast.

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Parish thanks

WORLD Youth Day is an event organised by the Pope every two to four years in which all the young people within the Catholic Church are called throughout the world to one place, to come and celebrate their faith and love for Jesus Christ in an open environment. This year World Youth Day was held […]

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New questions for the SDLP

On Saturday the SDLP were meeting in Newry to discuss their future. At the same time 2,000 Sinn Féin delegates from around the 32 counties were meeting at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast to plot their next plan of action. The two events could not have been more striking. If the SDLP want my advice, […]

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