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Ardoyne club delighted after securing vital funds

A NORTH Belfast Youth Club is celebrating after receiving National Lottery funding. Ardoyne Youth Club’s ‘Believing in Youth’ project has been awarded a £599,107 grant from a pot of £1.6 million in the Big Lottery Fund’s Empowering Young People programme. The grant will be used to support young people aged 14 to 21 in the […]

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Belfast based diplomat Ruairi moves on to international aid agency

THE Irish diplomat who has worked as the Dublin government’s man on the ground in Belfast is to be relocated to the capital for a new role with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Ruairi De Búrca was appointed to the role of Joint Secretary of the British Irish Secretariat in 2014 and played a hands-on […]

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Priest explains why he joined group that won’t work with cops

A WELL-KNOWN priest has been explaining why he accepted a role on the board of a local restorative justice group that refuses to work with the PSNI. Former Sacred Heart Parish Priest Fr Martin Magill, who moved to Ballyclare before Christmas in a diocesan shake-up, now sits on the board of directors of Conflict Resolution […]

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Holy Cross staff jet off to Africa to continue development project

STAFF from Holy Cross Boys’ School set off this week to Zambia to continue work on a rural development programme they pioneered in 2014. In the Past three years volunteers led by Principal Kevin McArevey have travelled to Chibombo where they are in the process of building a school named United Hearts. This year they […]

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Plaque unveiled after Conor O’Neill walk

Pupils from Holy Cross Boys have taken to the streets of Ardoyne for the annual road safety walk to remember Conor O’Neill. The 5-year-old died on June 11, 2014 when he was hit with a car as he cycled his bicycle close to his Rosehead home before going to class. To commemorate Conor and to […]

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Ardoyne directory puts community on the map

A new directory for Ardoyne listing the wide range of community and youth groups has been published to help local people access support and give families ideas of activities available. Drawn up by Ardoyne Youth Enterprise (AYE) and funded by Urban Villages, the directory is described as ‘a guide to what’s on, where and when’ […]

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