Tag Archives: Ormeau Park

South takes Pride in festival involvement

South Belfast is getting involved in the entertainment for this year’s Belfast Pride festival. Local pubs and

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Local parks experience big rise in booze and nuisance

SOUTH Belfast’s parks continue to have a “significant” problem with public boozing and other anti-social behaviour, the Council has warned. New figures show a stark rise in incidents right across Belfast city parks and leisure facilities, with Botanic Gardens topping the city list of problem parks in the period between February and May.

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My marathon highs and lows

HIGHLIGHTS 1. Sheltering in City Hall with marathon veteran from New York Fr Brian Jordan — chaplain to the trade unions of the Big Apple — before the 9am start while thousands were getting drenched outside waiting for the Lord Mayor Niall Óg to sound the starting horn (gun for off apparently decommissioned).

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UDA will be ‘suited and booted’ at Ormeau event

ORGANISERS of an anti-Home Rule commemoration rally at Ormeau Park next month have played down concerns that loyalist paramilitaries will have a visible presence at the event.

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Concerns over feeder parades to Ormeau Park event

Nationalist politicians have called on organisers of a controversial anti-Home Rule commemoration festival to meet them face-to-face to allay fears over parades to the Ormeau Park event.

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Unionist committee runs risk of hindering progress

In this paper last July, South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt penned a piece about the aftermath of the annual Orange procession through (increasingly nationalist) South Belfast.

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