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Belfast based diplomat Ruairi moves on to international aid agency

THE Irish diplomat who has worked as the Dublin government’s man on the ground in Belfast is to be relocated to the capital for a new role with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Ruairi De Búrca was appointed to the role of Joint Secretary of the British Irish Secretariat in 2014 and played a hands-on […]

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Orange Order refused access to Springfield Road

The Parades Commission decision to refuse permission for an Orange Order parade on Saturday has been hailed by the local residents’ group. The No. 9 District Loyal Orange Lodge Parade has been restricted from walking on the Springfield Road for the second year in a row, after the Cloughfern Young Conquerors band in 2015 broke […]

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New Twaddell deal to be put to Ardoyne residents tonight

A DEAL that could see the protest camp at Twaddell in North Belfast dismantled has been resurrected and will be put to Ardoyne residents at a public meeting tonight (Friday), the Belfast Media Group can reveal. Earlier in the summer hopes that a deal could be reached to remove the camp were scuppered when one […]

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End this culture of hate

Personally I do not care if there are one million Orange Order parades a year, I do not like any parades even if they are republican. They cause lots of disruption and also they are very tribal and if we want a united society we need to do some sort of joint parades or no […]

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Kelly says Crumlin template must be applied to Ardoyne

North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly says the Orange Order must sit down with Ardoyne residents and talk

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How the Crumlin Twelfth peace deal worked

THE largest Twelfth parade to take place in Crumlin village in 14 years passed off peacefully after last

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