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Unionist politicians ‘disappeared like snow off a ditch’

Belfast’s Lord Mayor says unionist politicians “disappeared like snow off a ditch” as he was attacked by loyalists in a Shankill Road park this week. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir was speaking after he was escorted from Woodvale Park on Tuesday when an angry loyalist mob attacked him and PSNI officers who were trying to protect him. […]

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That was the year that was

Niall ó Donnghaile is running late. His assistant (she’s got a fancier title than that) Daiva, a charming young Latvian woman, tells me he’s up in the Shankill at a major boxing tournament.

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City’s ‘greatest living poet’ honoured

THE words of South Belfast poet Pádraic Fiacc are to be immortalised in a bar named after his friend and colleague, the late writer John Hewitt.

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Cú Chulainn window installed at City Hall

A NEW stained-glass window inspired by the tale of Cú Chulainn and the Cattle Raid of Cooley from Irish mythology has been fitted at Belfast City Hall.

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Helping the city’s homeless

As festive shoppers converged on the town in search of presents, our local representatives were taking time out to provide a vital lifeline to the city’s more vulnerable citizens at Christmas time.

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Building on our strengths in the coming year

THE Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast and the SDLP Mayor of Lisburn have extended their best wishes for a peaceful New Year to the citizens of West Belfast.

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