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Pic of the day, Tuesday February 26

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Ballymurphy inquest hears how residents asked British army for ‘protection’

WITNESSES to the events in Ballymurphy during August 1971 said they expected British soldiers to protect them during the shootings, but instead hid fearing a massacre, an inquest has heard. As the inquest resumed at Belfast Crown Court on Monday, Eilish Meehan said people had gone to the army to ask for protection. “That never […]

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Famous sons and daughters of West Belfast depicted on new mural

YOUNG people from across the city were guests of honour in the Gaeltacht Quarter on Thursday as Fáilte Feirste Thiar unveiled its new signature mural. Director of the tourism development organization, Harry Connolly, explained how they wanted to “transform the greyness of our existing building into colour and creativity”. “Our building was an ugly grey […]

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It’s all White for Newington as Sport and Leisure’s relegation worries deepen

Bluefin Premier Intermediate League Newington 2 Sport and Leisure Swifts 1 From Paddy Tierney at Solitude NEWINGTON have all but confirmed their place in the Premier Intermediate League with a last-gasp winner over relegation-threatened Sport and Leisure Swifts at Solitude on Saturday. Defender Daniel White ghosted in at the near post and beat Sport and […]

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Image of the day, Tuesday February 19

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Springhill Massacre Families to relaunch their campaign in fight for truth and justice

PROMINENT QC Michael Mansfield will be guest speaker at the Cultúrlann on Tuesday February 26 as the Springhill Westrock Massacre Families officially relaunch their campaign for justice 47 years after their loved ones were killed. Five lives were lost in the Springhill estate on July 9, 1972. New inquests into the death of the civilians […]

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