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Voices raised at the Duncairn Centre

IRELAND has, thankfully, its fair share of selfless ambassadors who have made it their life’s work to build community.
 They are grassroots patriots who realise that you build a nation from the street corner up.
 Among their number is Cork’s Philip King, the multi-talented musician, radio presenter and creator of the greatest-ever film tribute to […]

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Disgust at disgraceful weekend scenes in Milltown Cemetery

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey has slammed those responsible for the “disgusting behaviour” that saw the gates of Miltown Cemetery set alight on Friday night. ”Sinn Féin activists gathered at the front gates of Milltown Cemetery this evening (Saturday) to show their opposition to anti-social incidents in the Falls Park and Milltown and City Cemeteries […]

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Halloween frolics for all the family

A WEEK-LONG Halloween themed family activities is underway for Parents’ Week in Colin and the surrounding areas. Colin Neighbourhood Partnership has teamed up with local voluntary and statutory organisations in the area to deliver a week of events especially for kids and their parents or carers until Tuesday 31 October. Events include family fun days, […]

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Man charged with murder of Anne O’Neill

A 27-year-old man is to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court today charged with the weekend murder of Anne O’Neill. The 51-year-old woman was discovered seriously injured in the back garden of a house in Ardmore Park off Finaghy Road North at around 7am on Saturday. Despite efforts by emergency services to save her, she died […]

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Gaol events are the perfect preparation for Halloween

WITH Halloween just a week away, a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol is always the perfect preparation to get your annual fix of all-things spooky and paranormal. Putting aside the history of the building which has played such a part in the story of the city, this year’s Halloween events at the former North Belfast […]

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Supreme Court to hear submissions on abortion in three-day hearing

A HEARING on the north’s abortion law is to begin at the Supreme Court today. The UK’s highest court will decide if the law is compatible with international human rights. After hearing a number of submissions over the course of three days, the seven Supreme Court justice will decide on whether not allowing abortions in […]

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