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Barton at the double to deny Reds victory

CLIFTONVILLE manager Tommy Breslin felt frustration as two late goals denied his side victory at Shamrock Park on Saturday. Leading 2-0 through Liam Boyce and Martin Murray, the Reds were pegged back by a home penalty before Murray’s second of the afternoon looked to have secured maximum points only for Portadown substitute Joshua Barton to […]

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Hatchet robber smashes way out of shop

An armed robber had to smash his way out of a North Belfast off licence last night (Wednesday, November 27) after his getaway driver panicked and fled the scene, leaving him trapped in the shop he had just raided. The North Belfast News understands the man arrived at the Winemark store at Cliftonville Circus on […]

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West Belfast turns green, white and red for big game

West Belfast was a sea of green and white and red yesterday  as Celtic and Cliftonville partied side-by-side ahead of the big Champions League game at Solitude. Indeed you were just as likely to hear a Glaswegian accent as a Belfast brogue as fans mixed in searing heat and visitors to the city from across […]

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We’re not finished yet

AS CLIFTONVILLE chairman Gerard Lawlor gave an emotional address to reporters in Solitude’s media room, he stopped mid-sentence as the man who masterminded Saturday’s title triumph arrived. A smiling Tommy Breslin entered to fulfill his post-match duties and he wore a look of satisfaction that said ‘job done’. While there could be no doubt that […]

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Armed hijacking linked to masked men incident in Cliftonville house

The armed hijacking of a car in Ligoniel last Thursday night (November 29) which was found burnt out in Ardoyne is being

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Attacks against church increase

A North Belfast orthodox priest said he has been “touched and delighted” by the support from the local community against ongoing antisocial behaviour issues at his church. The Antiochian Church of St Ignatius, on the corner of the Antrim Road and Cliftonville Road, has been a target for antisocial behaviour that has worsened in recent months. Local gangs of young people have been throwing stones and eggs at the church, damaging cars and harassing parishioners.

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