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Runners lace up for Gaeltacht Quarter 10k

A group of Irish-language speakers have come together in Belfast to organise the inaugural Gaeltacht Quarter 10KM race in the west of the city. The race will kick off at 9am on Sunday, October 9 with all proceeds from the registration fee going directly to the chosen charity TACA, which provides support for the development […]

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Man arrested after man’s body found in car in Lisburn

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man’s body was found in the boot of a car in Lisburn. The body was discovered in the Limehurst Way area, close to Hilden, on Monday afternoon. The victim has been named locally as Gerry Mulligan. Detective Chief Inspector Peter Montgomery said police […]

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North Belfast housing scheme recognised on prestigious regeneration awards night

A £9.2 MILLION social housing scheme in North Belfast has beaten stiff competition to be named the UK’s Best Regeneration Project at the annual National Housing Awards 2016. Newington Housing Association’s development of 71 homes near the Newington/Tigers Bay interface impressed a panel of respected international judges with its high design and build quality, and […]

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‘My Journey’ – Belfast woman tells of her transition from male to female

A BELFAST woman has spoken of making the brave decision to transition from male to female and the support she has received from her family. Jessica had always felt that she was female and remembers when being very young she went to bed every night wishing that when she woke up the following morning that […]

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A Great Arrangement makes a great night out

Michael Collins’ romance with Longford woman Kitty Kiernan is one of the lesser explored parts of his life – probably because the information was only really revealed when private letters between the two were released 16 years ago. The correspondence allowed historians to gain an insight into the private life of Michael Collins. Now a […]

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South Belfast mum in the pink for a new campaign

BREAST cancer is the most common cancer in women in the north. Every year 1,200 are diagnosed and 300 lose their lives. Cancer Focus NI has been funding research at Queen’s for a number of years and has just launched a new campaign – In Pink – to encourage the public to do something pink […]

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