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Prison’s past becomes its future

  Crumlin Road Gaol has a long and fascinating history and as of next week it’s looking to a bright and prosperous future. The former prison opens its doors on Monday (November 19) as Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre. We took a tour of the building ahead of the opening and were […]

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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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North Belfast dissident republicans blame Westies for Ardoyne violence

WEST Belfast criminals have been accused of travelling to North Belfast to kick off the violence that

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Tension ‘could be cut with a knife’

Tensions in Ardoyne ahead of the Orange Order’s annual march past nationalist homes could be “cut

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‘Good samaritan’ murder case sent to appeal court

A LOCAL man who spent over 17 years in prison after being convicted of one of the most notorious Troubles murders in West Belfast has had his case sent back to the Court of Appeal. Patrick Livingstone was found guilty in May 1977 of the IRA shooting of Belfast City Council worker Samuel Llewellyn, who had been abducted and killed while repairing broken windows

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Fr Casimir ‘gravely ill’

Popular Ardoyne priest Fr Casimir Haran is seriously ill in hospital today after suffering a suspected stroke whilst celebrating a funeral mass yesterday (Wednesday). The much loved Holy Cross curate took ill whilst celebrating Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning and remains in a serious condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital.

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