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Man appears in court charged with murder of Anne O’Neill

A 27-YEAR-OLD doctor has been remanded in custody, charged with the murder of his 51-year-old mother Anne O’Neill in Finaghy at the weekend. Declan Kevin O’Neill from Malone Avenue appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court on Wednesday October 25 charged with one count of murder, which he denies. He will appear again by video link in […]

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Halloween frolics for all the family

A WEEK-LONG Halloween themed family activities is underway for Parents’ Week in Colin and the surrounding areas. Colin Neighbourhood Partnership has teamed up with local voluntary and statutory organisations in the area to deliver a week of events especially for kids and their parents or carers until Tuesday 31 October. Events include family fun days, […]

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Man charged with murder of Anne O’Neill

A 27-year-old man is to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court today charged with the weekend murder of Anne O’Neill. The 51-year-old woman was discovered seriously injured in the back garden of a house in Ardmore Park off Finaghy Road North at around 7am on Saturday. Despite efforts by emergency services to save her, she died […]

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Gaol events are the perfect preparation for Halloween

WITH Halloween just a week away, a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol is always the perfect preparation to get your annual fix of all-things spooky and paranormal. Putting aside the history of the building which has played such a part in the story of the city, this year’s Halloween events at the former North Belfast […]

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Supreme Court to hear submissions on abortion in three-day hearing

A HEARING on the north’s abortion law is to begin at the Supreme Court today. The UK’s highest court will decide if the law is compatible with international human rights. After hearing a number of submissions over the course of three days, the seven Supreme Court justice will decide on whether not allowing abortions in […]

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How Concern helps the business of survival

AS WELL as dealing with mothers who call into her clinic, Concern-supported Community Health Worker Venerande Miburo visits over 200 families monthly, primarily to check on their nutrition status, but of course the visits are a chance for much else to be discussed – professionally and socially. Take Renate Kamutako, a mother-of-nine who’s under the […]

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