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Celtic star lends support to coaching academies

A new soccer coaching business based in Belfast has drawn the support from high profile international stars including Celtic’s Paddy McCourt.

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O’Donnell’s retain Junior football title

O’DONNELL’S secured back-to-back Junior football titles on Saturday night when they battled to a one point win over Éire Óg at Casement Park.

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Talking of God and Waiting for Godot

Like many of the world’s most celebrated writers, countless name-droppers have claimed to have known Samuel Beckett personally.But for one of the celebrated Irish playwright’s closest friends – in Belfast next week delivering a lecture on Beckett – late-night conversations over a game of chess and dinners in dark Paris cafés truly were a regular occurrence

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CS spray used by police on Travellers’ site

THE Police Ombudsman’s office has confirmed it is investigating an incident at a Travellers’ site on the Glen Road in which PSNI officers used CS spray on a group of Travellers including a heavily pregnant woman and a six-month-old baby

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‘No offence intended’ by ‘unwashed’ remark

DUP Councillor Christopher Stalford told the Andersonstown News that he “did not intend to cause offence” after labelling West Belfast councillors “the great unwashed”.

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Ice-cream wars: No decision on another poke van for West

EVEN THE subject of ice cream failed to cool tempers at Belfast City Council this week during a row over licensing for West Belfast during which our local councillors were dubbed “the great unwashed”.

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