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SF will be ‘equal partners’ in government

SINN Féin Deputy Leader Michelle O’Neill has said her party would be “equal partners” in any government coalition involving Fianna Fáil. The election in the 26-counties saw Sinn Féin receive the largest share of first preference votes, picking up 37 seats to Fianna Fáil’s 38. Parties began talks aimed at forming a government yesterday. Speaking […]

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Family’s fitting tribute to Danielle

THE family of a Glengormley woman who died just weeks before she was due to begin a new life-extending cystic fibrosis drug have raised over £1,500 in her memory. Danielle McFall (30) died at Antrim Area Hospital in October after a week in intensive care. She was diagnosed with the disease aged just six weeks […]

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Pan Africanism: Still the longest dream ever

MANY big towns in Ireland and Britain have a Little Africa, so to speak, and that demography will rightfully include the Caribbean community and the rest of the Black diaspora. There are several organisations in Ireland that represent and showcase Africa and Africans here. The oldest of these groups is the African and Caribbean Support […]

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Queen’s Uni supporting the SPAR Craic 10K

QUEEN’S University are the latest institution to show their support to the annual SPAR Craic 10K taking place on St Patrick’s Day throughout the city. Starting at the gates of City Hall, the route will take in the Gaeltacht Quarter as well as the prestigious university, Botanic Avenue and Gardens before the finish line at […]

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New book challenges perceptions of religion

WHAT if, in the city of Belfast, that is conflicted both emotionally and physically, a non-churchgoer artist decides to visit every church for a service, simply looking and listening to what is going on. Well, Bronagh Lawson decided to do just that and has written about her experiences in her new book, Belfast: City of […]

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Is Tribeca a fillip for the city or a nail in Belfast’s coffin?

WHILE the planned city centre mega-development Tribeca (Triangle Below Canal abbreviated New York-style) has raised howls of derision from built heritage campaigners, its backers say it has the potential to propel Belfast into a bright new era. Replacing the desolate wastelands of the northern inner-city — desolation caused in no small part by developers who […]

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