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You thought Nelson was joking?

‘PROJECT FEAR’. This reductionist argument has become the unionist response to the growing debate on Irish unity. Drawing on English Brexiteer propaganda, it is astonishing that political unionism believe that this is how to engage with Brexit. In the context of the majority in their artificial statelet wanting to remain, the attitude is so nuts […]

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EYE ON THE PAST: February 15, 1975

RUC men sided with loyalist strikers last May A SECRET memo prepared by British army intelligence has revealed that senior RUC men were closely involved with the Ulster Workers’ Council strike last May. The memo, prepared for Whitehall ministers some time ago, shows also that uniformed members of the RUC “connived at and assisted with the […]

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Best of the West starts its travels with Translink

THE Andersonstown News, in conjunction with our principal partner Translink Metro and Glider, are delighted to bring you the Best of the West 2019. Following on from last year’s runaway success we are again celebrating all that is great and good about our beloved West Belfast. We were blown away with the number of votes […]

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Pic of the day, Thursday, February 14

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Book reveals how the Troubles began

A groundbreaking new book that documents crucial personal testimonies of the pogroms of 1969 is to be officially launched at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich next week. Written by Dermott Hill man, Michael McCann, ‘Burnt Out – How the Troubles Began’ is a fascinating account of how thousands of nationalist and Catholic families were forced from […]

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Police Ombudsman shocker: Police did not disclose sensitive Troubles info in murder cases

A POLICE Ombudsman investigation into the 1992 Sean Graham bookmakers’ atrocity has uncovered sensitive ‘Troubles’ related information that was withheld from investigators by the police. The Office has now begun new lines of inquiry into the Ormeau Road shooting, which claimed the lives of five people. It will also look at new lines of inquiry […]

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Pic of the Day, Wednesday, February 13

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JP is bringing the Thunder back to Trinity

A BALLYCASTLE native, JP McAuley is now head chef at Trinity restaurant in the Thunderdome complex in the heart of Glengormley. The popular spot has undergone a huge transformation in recent years with brand new décor and exciting menus incorporating the best food with a mixture of fine dining and simple classic dishes. JP’s interest […]

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