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NEW ‘IV’ GROUP BEHIND ATTACK

A gang operating out of Turf Lodge was behind last week’s pipe bomb find in Twinbook. The members of the gang are known criminals who were closely aligned to a former CIRA man who is now locked up in Maghaberry. They’re masquerading under the name ‘Irish Volunteers’. Since their leader – also a well-known West […]

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BOMB PANIC HITS SCHOOL

PANIC erupted yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon in Twinbrook and homes were evacuated after a suspected pipe bomb was found near a local primary school. Police described the device that led to the evacuation as “viable”. As the PSNI secured the area and evacuated residents from Summerhill Drive,  parents arrived at St Mark’s Primary School, many frantic […]

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DRACULA MOVIE TO BE SHOT AT MACKIES SITE

West Belfast has been chosen by Universal Pictures as the filming location for their forthcoming Dracula movie. No sooner had contracts been signed yesterday (Wednesday) than the  preparatory work began at the former Mackies site on the Springfield Road where production crews will be building Castle Dracula in the coming weeks. Filming of the £70m […]

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ONH urge those on drugs list to own up

óglaigh na héireann has confirmed to the Andersonstown News that they issued the list of 54 alleged

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BIG NAMES GO IN CITY HALL SHAKE-UP

It’s all change at Belfast City Council as two seasoned veterans of the chamber bid farewell. With 36 years of service between them, Sinn Féin’s Tom Hartley and Gerard O’Neill are old hands at City Hall but, they say, they have given all that they can give and the time is now right to stand […]

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FELONS INSULT WAR OF WORDS

THE ORGANISERS  of last Friday’s anti-internment march are calling it a success amidst claim and counter-claim about what took place at locations in West Belfast. Organisers claim thousands took part in the parade that made its way from North Belfast to Andersonstown to mark the anniversary of internment. Twice the parade was stalled as police […]

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