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Bonfire youths go on the rampage

Youths building so-called anti-internment bonfires clashed with police in a number of nationalist areas of Belfast last night. In the most shocking incident, a former credit union building in the Divis area of west Belfast was gutted in a blaze deliberately started by the anti social elements. Trouble began early yesterday evening when Belfast City […]

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York Street interchange project is dependent on Brexit outcome

The former Minister for Infrastructure has said he believes that Brexit could spell the end for the York Street Interchange development. In one of his last actions in office before the election, Minister Hazzard visited community groups in North Queen Street to discuss plans for the huge road project. “We were down in the York […]

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Work begins on sculpture to commemorate McGurk’s dead

Work has begun on a sculpted relief recreation of McGurk’s Bar at the site of the UVF bomb which killed fifteen innocent people forty years ago.December 4 marks the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of the North Queen Street bar and to mark the occasion some of the families who lost loved ones have formed the McGurk’s Memorial Fund for a series of memorials.

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