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North Belfast MLAs show support for our future female leaders

TWO North Belfast MLAs have helped launch a new mentoring programme aimed at connecting today’s female leaders with tomorrow’s future leaders. The SDLP’s Nichola Mallon and Paula Bradley of the DUP were present at the recent event at Parliament Buildings, which was set up by leading not-for-profit organisation Groundwork NI. The programme involves leading female […]

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Snow forces over 280 school closures

MORE than 280 schools across the North are closed today (Wednesday) due to heavy snow and ice. Northern Ireland Electricity said about 600 customers remained without power after heavy snowfalls on Tuesday night. All bus services are now back operating as scheduled after Translink were forced to withdraw services for safety reasons. John Irvine, Head […]

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Claire Canavan selected to replace Jim McVeigh

CLONARD woman Claire Canavan has been selected to replace Sinn Féin leader in Belfast City Council, Jim McVeigh. Claire attended St Dominic’s Grammar School before completing a degree in Law and Politics at Queen’s University. She attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and was awarded the Certificate of Professional Legal Studies. Claire was a […]

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Fr Paddy always wanted to be a priest

FATHER Paddy McCafferty has been the parish priest of Corpus Christi Church in Springhill since October 2016. The Rathcoole man who was ordained in 1989 says he never wanted to be anything other than a priest and added that it’s his pleasure to be a servant of the people. “I was in Crossgar for two […]

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Rebuild bomb bar to assist with inquest

THE families of two men who died as a result of the Kelly’s Bar attack 46 years ago are appealing for witnesses to come forward with any photographs of the bar. The families, along with their solicitor, have engaged the help of an engineer who will build a scaled reconstruction of Kelly’s Bar and the […]

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Make your New Year mark on Belfast Hills

THE Belfast Hills Partnership are seeking volunteers to help plant 6,500 trees and hedging plants before the end of March. Most of the trees to be planted this season will be part of an industrial revolution project in quarry and landfill sites throughout the Belfast Hills. Some of the trees are also part of the […]

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