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Christmas comes to St Mary’s University College

A WARM invitation has been extended across the city today as St Mary’s University College open its doors for their annual Christmas market and fair. Taking place in the College’s student union, Santa’s grotto, a Christmas movie room and stalls bursting with Christmas crafts and gifts will all be on display as festive cheer comes […]

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Man shot dead outside West Belfast school

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was shot dead outside a West Belfast school on Tuesday afternoon. The victim, who was in his 40s, was shot several times as he waited for his son outside St Mary’s Grammar School on the Glen Road. He has been named locally as Jim Donegan. Police say […]

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20-year-old man arrested following robbery at North Belfast pharmacy

POLICE investigating a robbery at a pharmacy on the Ardoyne Road yesterday (Monday) afternoon have arrested a 20-year-old man. It is understood a quantity of prescription drugs were stolen during the robbery at McKenzies chemist. Detective Inspector Michael McDonnell said: “I would appeal to anyone who has any information about this incident which occurred at […]

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Take a topsy turvy trip to Wonderland at the Lyric this Christmas

THE story of Alice and how she fell into Wonderland is one that has been enchanting generations and as the Lyric Theatre prepares to bring the curtain down on its 50th birthday celebrations this year it’s Alice: The Musical which is set to entertain Christmas audiences. The stage is set with our first sighting of […]

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Appeal after staff held up in Suffolk Road armed robbery

THE owner of a West Belfast convenience store which was robbed on Sunday says he’s relieved his staff were unharmed during the frightening incident. Paul McNeice was speaking to the Andersonstown News after a man brandishing a large knife held up two female members of staff yesterday afternoon and demanded money and cigarettes. “Around 3.30pm […]

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Truth behind double killings is uncovered

AN in-depth report will be launched this week into the controversial killings of IRA volunteers Jim Bryson and Patrick Mulvenna. Compiled and researched by victims’ support group Relatives for Justice (RFJ) on behalf of the two men’s families, the report is a full account of available information as to what happened to their loved ones. […]

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West Belfast man accused of naming rape victim pleads guilty

A WEST Belfast man has pleaded guilty to publishing the name of a woman at the centre of a rape trial involving rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding. Sean McFarland (36) was fined £300 after being convicted of breaching a lifetime ban on reporting the identity of the complainant in the case against the […]

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