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Historical treasure trove revealed at Clifton House

THE BELFAST Charitable Society has uncovered a suitcase of letters and material from World War One while preparing for its autumn series of lectures. 180 letters tell the story of Irish Pfficer Patrick Dixon’s life at the front during the war through correspondence with his parents in upper middle class Dublin. Paula Reynolds, CEO of […]

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Warning after random firework attack on young teen

THE MOTHER of a teenager who was hit on the back of a head with a firework on the Bell Steel Road at the weekend has urged those responsible to stop before someone gets seriously hurt. Speaking on behalf of the family, Sinn Féin Councillor Stephen Magennis condemned those responsible, warning they could have blinded […]

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Tiocfaidh à la carte

LONG Quiche, Come Out You Rack Of Lambs, The Frying Column and Turkey Ár Lá – these were just some of the frontrunners for the name of the new cookbook by former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, who finally settled on The Negotiators Cookbook – Best Kept Secret of the Peace Process. The Negotiators Cookbook […]

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Women escape arson attack in West of the city

A MOTHER and daughter have had a lucky escape after their home was ‘completely gutted’ in an arson attack on Monday evening. At approximately 4.45pm police received a report that a terraced property in Monagh Drive was on fire. The two female occupants were able to escape without injury according to police. Detective Sergeant Doherty […]

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Swifts and Newington await their fate after abandoned cup tie

THERE were chaotic scenes at Donegal Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon as the Steel & Sons Cup quarter-final tie between St James’ Swifts and Newington was abandoned on 45 minutes. Referee Mark Milligan said his reason for the abandonment was that players had left the field of play to engage in a flare up between […]

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Bredagh Minor Ladies claim Championship title

TWO years ago, Bredagh Minor Girls became the first U18 team in the club to win an All-County Minor Title in any code, and they repeated this feat again on Saturday last. Bredagh entered the game missing girls through injury, academic commitments and suspension, meaning that a win was by no means assured against a […]

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Bredagh regain Down Intermediate Football honours

Parador Lodge Down Intermediate Football Championship final Bredagh 3-13 Liatroim 1-17 BREDAGH dug deep to hold off a late Liatroim surge to deservedly win their second Down Intermediate Football Championship title in three seasons at Pairc Esler on Sunday. While it wasn’t as much of a shock as their 2016 triumph over hot favourites An […]

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