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Tag Archives: Dome of Delight

A century on, tide of change is irresistible

A decision at last week’s top committee at City Hall means we are moving inexorably to a place where Belfast City Council will be compliant with the law by removing the union flag from the Dome. There should be two flags, no flags or a civic flag flying from City Hall, but sadly only one flag has dominated the skyline in the century-plus since that imposing building went up in 1906.

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Hopeful straws in Council wind

They are just straws in the wind and it could be nothing more than Stockholm Syndrome after spending seven

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Norway’s lesson for those FF shysters

I meet councillors from North Belfast every day in the Dome of Delight, but on the Friday before Christmas I had occasion to roll out the red carpet for an Ardoyne representative with a difference.

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Spirit of the council

Belfast City Council has emerged relatively unscathed from a week of bickering which brought back unfortunate memories of a Dome of Delight which in effect brought little joy to the populace.

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