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OPINION: Gerry Adams – Real Change has to come from this Crisis

All of us are adjusting to our new routines and trying to come to terms with the real threat posed by the Coronavirus pandemic. The thousands of deaths in Italy and Spain are grim reminders of what may be coming our way and a deadly incentive for us all to stop close contact with other […]

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BREAKING: 16 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Musgrave Park Hospital

Sixteen cases of Covid-19 cases have now been confirmed at Musgrave Park Hospital, the Andersonstown News can reveal. The news comes as Health Minister Robin Swann told a Stormont Health Committee hearing today that vital PPE supplies promised by the British Government have not arrived.  It is understood that the first confirmed case of coronavirus […]

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Little Lauren lights up the lockdown as St James leads Coronavirus fightback

St James’ youth worker and St James’ Swifts president Damien Lindsay told the Andersonstown News that it was “great to see so much community spirit in the area”. “A lot of residents joined in Thursday’s appreciation applause for the NHS and this is a way of showing more support to the wonderful staff and health […]

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Relief effort races ahead as SPAR Craic 10k goodie bags go to lockdown families, courtesy of Andersonstown Social Club

For 1700 elderly and vulnerable people enduring lockdown, it’s the perfect way to start an at-home exercise programme — get a runner’s goodie bag without having to even lace up your gutties.  It might sound like an April Fool’s Day prank but the gift bags are real and come from the organisers of the postponed […]

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Belfast Businessman who moved first to defend staff against coronavirus blasts failure to test medical staff as “scandalous”

A Belfast business leader who launched a successful  fundraising appeal for supplies for frontline health workers – which has raised almost £100,000 –  says the failure to carry out Covid-19 testing of medical staff as they finish shifts is “scandalous”. And Danny Moore, who heads up international tech company Options, also blasts the authorities for […]

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OPINION: Andrée Murphy – Women Will Do Politics Differently

When Michelle O’Neill paused in her answers to the Stormont chamber this week, she reflected heartfelt concerns in these days of uncertainty. Jim Allister had asked her about his constituent, a woman of 32 years with a young child, whose treatment for cancer has been upended as the Health Service tries to meet the challenges […]

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