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One man and his school: a life in education

CHALLENGED with writing a history of Edmund Rice College, it would be hard for an outsider to know where to begin. But for anyone who knows the school there can only be one starting point – and that is at the door of Paddy McMeekin. In many ways Paddy’s personal story is the story of North […]

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Mother speaks of fears after second drug find in a week

A NORTH Belfast woman says  she fears drug gangs are again operating in the streets around her home after finding two bags of white powder lying in the road outside her home. The mother-of-two from the Newington area, who does not want to be identified, said she was worried sick about her children after the […]

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‘Brutal’ economic climate forces family art gallery out of business

ONE of Belfast’s oldest art galleries has shut its doors on the Antrim Road, blaming the “brutal” economic climate for the decision

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Families afraid to Sleep in their Beds

An Oldpark woman whose husband passed away last year says she is terrified sleeping in her own home after youths broke

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St Gabe’s demolition begins

One of North Belfast’s most iconic school buildings is being forever erased from the landscape although

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Immortalised in poetry but not by the poets

Few of us associate Glengormley with poetry. Seamus Heaney used one word to describe the place: bleak. Padraic Fiacc lived in Glengormley

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