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Oldpark GP smashes charity target

A NORTH Belfast GP and doctor to the Belfast Giants has smashed his marathon fundraising target for charity. Dr Mark McCrory was hoping to raise £2,000 for aid agency Concern Worldwide after running the London Marathon earlier this year. But so far he has topped the £2,800 mark – with donations still coming in. Mark […]

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Parties to meet Theresa May in London over deadlock

Sinn Féin and DUP delegations are in London this morning for separate talks with Prime Minister Theresa May over the political deadlock in Belfast. Gerry Adams and Arlene Foster have both travelled to England for the talks where Sinn Féin will press the prime minister to legislate for an Irish language act and same sex […]

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Film award joy turns to sorrow

Joy has turned to sorrow for a West Belfast man after his short film was included in a top Irish film

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Mary to have flaming good time

A LOCAL pensioner will be having a flaming good week, as she has been selected to carry the Olympic torch as it makes its journey across the North. Ormeau volunteer worker Mary McCarney was chosen from thousands of worthy applicants to run a stretch of the torch route this Thursday, and will be cheered on by hundreds of well-wishers as she carries the flame in the Co Derry town of Magherafelt.

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What’s not to like about new hate theme park?

At long last we are realising that there needs to be more for tourists to do here than clamber over funny-shaped rocks

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Holy Cross show wins award

A radio documentary from the viewpoint of former Holy Cross Boys and Girls school pupils about their experiences during the Troubles picked up a prize at a prestigious radio awards ceremony, The Child of Ardoyne documentary received the Gold Award in the News Feature category at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in London on Monday night.

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