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Online sermons mounting

Jonathan Abernethy-Barkley is the Assistant Minister at the Fitzroy Presbyterian Church on University Street. A former Queen’s student, the South Belfast local writes and gives sermons for the church, which dates back to 1813, making it one of the oldest Presbyterian congregations in Ireland. Jonathan has also made his sermons, along with other speakers at the church, available to listen and download online.

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Help at the hour of greatest need

Anyone who has ever lost a loved one through illness knows just how traumatic the last months of a person’s life can be and how difficult it can be to deal with.

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Niamh would do anything for The Little Prince

One of the most famous fables in the history of theatre has made its way to South Belfast, where it will be performed over the festive period.

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A Blue for you

Former Irish League footballer Chris Morgan started his sporting career with Crusaders before moving on to Linfield, Glentoran, Newry City and Dungannon Swifts. In a medal-strewn career he won league titles for three clubs and scored the winner in the Irish Cup final for the Blues before retiring in 2010. Chris is currently a partner in the consultancy company, Copious Consulting.

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Last man hanged in Ireland 50 years ago

Fifty years ago Robert Andrew McGladdery secured a unique place in the history of Ireland when he became the last man to be executed on the island. McGladdery was hanged in Crumlin Road jail on the morning of December 21st 1961 after he had been found guilty of the brutal murder of nineteen year-old Pearl Gamble.

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It’s the thought that counts

WITH Christmas fast approaching, many families across Belfast are putting themselves at risk of a debt crisis, all so they can enjoy the traditional festive season.

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