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Depression and anxiety which led to suicide bids means ‘war is far from over’ for former activist

A New Lodge man who had six separate attempts made on his life by loyalists has described for the first time the mental scars he bears almost twenty years after the ceasefires. Denis O’Hagan (64) says he believes he is not the only one who is struggling to get over the conflict, but hopes that […]

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Teen robber of St Mals and BRA pupils is jailed

A New Lodge teenager with learning difficulties who was only 15-years-old when he robbed five North Belfast school kids

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‘FIEND THAT ASSAULTED CHILD ATTACKED ME TOO’

A North Belfast man who was beaten by a predatory paedophile who sexually assaulted a nine year old girl as she

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Parade commissions udderly fabulous cow

A group of kids from the New Lodge have used their ‘udderly’ fantastic artistic skills to pay a moo-ving

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Father’s Day tribute to much loved character

The family of a much-loved and popular New Lodge man who passed away from a kidney infection at the age of only 55 are hoping to pay a special Father’s Day tribute to their Dad by raising enough money to buy a new dialysis machine for the City Hospital.

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High rise mum pleads for new home

A North Belfast couple who have been forced to live out of one bedroom in an eleventh floor tower block flat with their two young children have pleaded with the Housing Executive to find them a home. Nikita Geer and her partner Barry McGuinness have been sharing a flat on the eleventh floor of Cú Chulainn House in the New Lodge with a family member as well as the couple’s eight week old baby son and 14 month old daughter.

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