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Citizen Nobody making waves on music scene

HAVING released their debut album just over a month ago, Belfast rockers Citizen Nobody – who hail from the north and west of the city – have increasingly been appearing on the radar of music aficionados across the city. Glencairn’s David Cosby (vocalist/guitarist) and Beechmount lads Al Ó Donnghaile (drummer) and John McCann (bass guitarist), met […]

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Sensational Burnett defies early injury to claim IBF bantamweight crown

BELFAST toasted its latest world boxing champion at the SSE Arena on Saturday night as Ryan Burnett defeated Lee Haskins to claim the IBF bantamweight title. The North Belfast man produced a sensational performance to dominate the defending champion from start to finish although this seemingly didn’t win the approval of American judge, Clark Sammartino, […]

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Integration is the way forward says Brenda as she prepares to step down

Integrated education is a thorny subject in the north. Yes, everyone will say they are for it but the sector has been slow to take off and recent disclosures showing the religious make up of some establishments being heavily weighted towards one section of the community despite having integrated status have called into question its […]

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Celebrating 20 years of Aisling Ghéar

Aisling Ghéar, the Irish language theatre company based in Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, are having their first ever celebration of Féile Drámaíochta na nGael – Irish language theatre. The company’s mission is to contribute to the development of Irish language theatre and the valuable contribution it can make in expanding and enriching the vibrant cultural […]

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Summer market at St James’ Farm

THIS Saturday will see fun and frolics down on the farm as the first St James’ Farm summer market takes place. The fabulous urban farm in the heart of the Falls has been a big hit in the area with the Andersonstown News regularly covering their events. Farmer Damian Lindsay said: “We would love to […]

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Leading suicide prevention group comes south

MENTAL health and suicide prevention charity PIPS have opened up a new outreach clinic on Donegall Pass, expanding their services to South Belfast. The new PIPS office (Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide and self-harm) will be based in the CRI building (Cromac Regeneration Initiative) at 165 Donegall Pass near the junction with the Ormeau […]

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