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Belfast’s spooky history

AS October brings an early dusk to the streets of Belfast, the narrow alleys and wynds that intersect the city centre take on a dark hue, and come alive with the bloody tales of the tortured undead, ghoulish bodysnatchers, and murderous butchery.

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Large effort needed to turn round fortunes

Rather than sit back and moan about their troubles, the traders of South Belfast teamed up with their partners in the South Belfast Partnership at the weekend to put their best foot forward.

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‘Carson Parade’ park plan row

A UNIONIST parade celebrating Edward Carson and the anti-Home Rule campaign which led to partition could be relocated to Ormeau Park, it’s been revealed.

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Irish language event goes out with a bang

Irish speakers from across the north convened on South Belfast at the weekend for a massive event celebrating the language and calling for it to be enshrined in law.

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St Brigid’s youngsters impress

Despite Naomh Bríd’s league season ending in a nine-point home defeat to the Antrim senior champions, there were sufficiently encouraging signs from the performance of Conor MacSherry’s young charges to provide a degree of confidence ahead of this week’s U21 Championship tie with Rossa.

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Councillors milking it in the chamber

AS a reporter ducking into the monthly meeting of Belfast City Council, one thing I never neglect is remembering to switch off my aging Nokia

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