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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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I’ve done nothing wrong, says Adams

Gerry Adams says he knows he “committed no offence” in response to claims he withheld information about his brother Liam.

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Sinn Féin and SDLP row over Casement

A RIFT has opened between Sinn Féin and the SDLP over the £70million redevelopment of Casement Park as the GAA’s

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Concern over change in housing system

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman says the Housing Executive’s suspension of part of the housing selection scheme will have serious consequences for the transfer of tenants from unsuitable accommodation to accommodation that is more suited to their needs. West Belfast MLA Fra McCann was speaking after a High Court judgement that criticised the allocation of public housing […]

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Thousands attend Easter parades

Belfast has been a place of hope and inspiration in the story of Ireland since the days of the United Irishmen and Irishwomen who founded Irish republicanism in this city over 200 years ago. Sinn Féin Dublin Central TD Mary Lou McDonald, was speaking at Milltown Cemetery after thousands of republicans paraded up the Falls […]

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It only takes 70 flag-waving loyalists to close our town

The flag protest outside Belfast City Hall may no longer be attracting a thousand loyalists, but as this photo shows – taken on Saturday lunchtime during what should be the busiest shopping day of

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