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: Andersonstown Road at standstill as gas main is damaged during new leisure centre construction

THE Andersonstown Road came to a standstill on Tuesday morning after damage was caused to a gas pipe. It is understood a gas line at the currently under construction Andersonstown Leisure Centre site was struck just after 9.30am. The area from lower Casement Park to the Bengal Spice Indian restaurant remains cordoned off as traffic […]

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Pic of the day, Tuesday May 14

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Former paratrooper breaks down during Ballymurphy inquest

A former paratrooper has described as “psychopaths” some soldiers based alongside him in West Belfast during the Ballymurphy Massacre. Soldier M597, who was a member of A Company, broke down in tears on Monday as he said that “rogue soldiers” were “out of control” and “shot innocent people”. He said he was in the Henry […]

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Clonard Rector prepares to bid farewell to parish “like no other”

“I’M not going to Timbuktu, I’m going 45 miles down the road,” laughs Clonard Rector Fr Noel Kehoe, who is preparing to leave the West Belfast church for the latest chapter of his vocation in the parish of Dundalk. A familiar and popular face to the Clonard faithful – as well as to the tens […]

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Pic of the day, Monday May 13

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Pic of the day, Tuesday May 7

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