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Attwood: ‘I’ll take flags down myself’

The SDLP’S Tim Attwood says he will “take down” a number of tricolours bearing the the RNU (Republican Network for Unity) logo on the Glen Road close to St Teresa’s Primary School that are still up a week after they were erected. Councillor Attwood told Daily Belfast that it’s “disappointing” the RNU flags are still […]

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Well-known local businessman is laid to rest after sudden death

THE funeral took place yesterday (Sunday) of well-known West Belfast man Hugh Kennedy Junior. Hundreds of mourners gathered at St Joseph’s Church, Hannahstown for Mr Kennedy’s Requiem Mass and members of Lámh Dhearg GAC formed a guard of honour. Mr Kennedy, the son of prominent West Belfast business man Hugh (Curley) Kennedy, died suddenly last […]

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Grim realities of housing crisis exposed

A DOCUMENTARY capturing the reality of those in ‘housing stress’, effectively a state of homelessness, was presented in Conway Mill last night as part of Feile 30. ‘Waiting on a Childhood’ is an important piece of work that gives a voice to the children living through this crisis. Families in housing stress are typically forced […]

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Pic of the day, Thursday, August 2

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Tennyson on the cusp of a world title shot

JAMES Tennyson is on the cusp of a world title opportunity after the WBA promoted the Poleglass super-featherweight to number one in their latest rankings. The 24-year-old added the European and Commonwealth titles to his WBA International belt in London back in May with a stoppage win over Martin J Ward and his winning streak […]

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Kerri Ann in limbo as she faces long wait

A YOUNG Newtownabbey woman who suffers from suspected multiple sclerosis (MS) has said that “nothing in her future is certain” as she faces a possible two-year wait for treatment. 24-year-old Kerri Ann Flanagan had suffered from bouts of paralysis and pain for around five years before optic neurosis claimed the sight in one of her […]

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Bend danger fixed

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey has commended the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) for their swift action on what has been described as ‘Belfast’s most deadly bend.’ The hairpin bend at Colinglen Road, where there is gated access to the popular Colin Glen Forest Park, needed negotiated with extreme caution by pedestrians such was the overgrowth […]

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Pic of the day

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