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Young driver speaks of his devastation after his car is attacked and burned in Carrick Hill

A DEERPARK man says he has no idea why his car was targeted and vandalised in Carrick Hill area of North Belfast. Cormac Connolly returned to his vehicle from work last Thursday night to find his car had been broken into and all the windows smashed. An attempt was also made to set the car […]

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Dream Team marathon effort for Dáire earns thanks of RVH kids’ cancer unit

BIG-HEARTED North Belfast runners who took part in the recent marathon in aid of a local boy have handed over a cheque for £10,000 to charity. ‘Dáire’s Dream Team’ laced up their trainers last month to run the marathon and raise money for the Children’s Cancer Unit at the Royal which helped care for St […]

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New Lodge Six families seek new inquests

THE families of six men killed by British soldiers over two days in the New Lodge in 1973 have applied for a fresh inquest into their deaths. Backed by Relatives for Justice, the families of James McCann, James Sloan, Tony Campbell, Brendan Maguire, John Loughran and Ambrose Hardy are to petition Attorney General John Larkin […]

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Ardoyne GAC Irish classes’ popularity on the increase

A beginners’ Irish class organised by Ardoyne Kickhams GAC has proved so popular plans are now under way to expand the tutorials. On Thursday night 19 people were awarded a certificate for completing a 10-week course and club chairperson Stephen McVicker says they are already planning more. “As a club we want to promote the […]

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SDLP reject SF calls for them to stand aside in battleground constituencies

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has rejected calls from Sinn Féin to stand aside in the North Belfast and Fermanagh South Tyrone constituencies. Northern leader Michelle O’Neill made the call yesterday, arguing that Sinn Féin candidates had a better chance of winning in both areas and it made sense to help their pro-remain candidates win the […]

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Ardoyne dancers blaze a trail

FOR over 30 years, a North Belfast Irish dancing school have let their feet do the talking when it comes to the ancient Irish tradition. Although the origins of Irish dance are unclear, it is thought the dancing traditions of Ireland grew in close association with traditional Irish music before it’s popularisation really took off […]

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