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Fine for selling unlicenced erectile dysfunction tablets

A Glengormley man has been fined £300 for selling unlicenced erectile dysfunction tablets on the internet.

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Warnings follow violent burglaries

Communities are being warned to be vigilant in the run-up to Christmas after a number of burglaries in North Belfast over the weekend. On Saturday (December 3) a man was hit on the head with a hammer by a group of four hooded men after they broke into his Alexandra Park Avenue home.

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A nine-year-old New Lodge boy who suffers from epilepsy and cerebral palsy will be able to ride a new bike from Santa for the first time on Christmas Day this year thanks to the generosity of the people of North Belfast.

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Families vow to find the truth

On December 4, 1971 the UVF bombed McGurk’s Bar in North Queen Street killing 15 Catholics including women and children and wounding 17 more.The bombing was set against the backdrop of one of the most violent and destructive periods of the Troubles.

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‘He never got over it’

Every year for the past decade Pat Irvine has written an open letter in the North Belfast News to Robert James Campbell, the only man ever convicted in relation to the McGurk’s massacre.

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Mural set to be unveiled

Edward Keenan and his wife Sarah had called in to McGurk’s bar that night for a quick drink after a day spent shopping in the city centre, just three weeks before Christmas. The couple were celebrating because after a lifetime working as a docker, Edward has just received his retirement money and the couple were […]

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