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Vivid pics show the Kesh after the fire

LOCALLY-based campaigners have uncovered striking and previously unseen photos of the 1974 burning of Long Kesh. The photos show the widespread destruction caused by the burning of the camp and subsequent riots, which saw the British army use extreme force – including the lethal and then experimental CR gas – to subdue republican POWs. A […]

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MPs pass long overdue Historical Abuse compensation bill

MPs have passed long overdue legislation to provide compensation to victims of historical institutional abuse. The bill was fast-tracked through the House of Commons on Tuesday and it will now receive Royal Assent to become law. There have been calls for compensation since the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry ended in 2017. On Monday, the […]

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A worthy tribute to Kate

SET against the backdrop of Robert Emmet’s 1803 Irish Rebellion, Betrothed – written by the late theatre pioneer Kate Muldoon – will make its debut on the Grand Opera House stage in November. Chronicling the story of one of the most remarkable love triangles in Irish history, Kate’s work was completed shortly after the North […]

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RESTAURANT REVIEW: Malone Lodge Hotel, Eglantine Avenue

WITH the nights drawing in, Eglantine Avenue’s Malone Lodge Hotel, with its welcoming Narnia-esque Victorian lamps at its exterior, was the destination for my companion and I to sample some early Christmas fayre. The hotel’s Knife and Fork Restaurant was warmly inviting, with snug burgundy leather banquettes to slip into, as we were greeted by […]

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Market tunnel plans set to be unveiled

THE Market Development Association is set to provide an update on the highly anticipated development of the Lanyon Tunnels. Next Wednesday (November 6), the association will unveil new concept drawings of the tunnels, which will include childcare facilities, restaurant and social space, as well as a gym and fitness suite. The event will also see […]

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Final five listed for the 2019 Aisling Sports Award

ON Friday, November 29 at the Europa Hotel, the Belfast Media Group will crown the winner of the 2019 Sean Graham Aisling Award for Outstanding Sporting Endeavour. But, as always, the final decision is down to you. Once again, it was been a quite incredible sporting year for the city. Given the strength of sporting […]

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