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Proposal to cancel St Patrick’s Day concert will be opposed, says Sinn Féin

The leader of the largest party on Belfast City Council says he will oppose plans to cut funding for the annual St Patrick’s Day concert at Custom House Square. Sinn Féin’s Jim McVeigh said the proposal to be heard at the council’s Growth and Regeneration Committee would harm the city and they should in fact […]

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Students warned over Paddy’s Day

Students in South Belfast are being warned by the PSNI that anyone engaging in anti-social behaviour during the St Patrick’s celebrations could face prosecution and damage to their future reputation. Police chiefs have been working with Belfast City Council, Queen’s University and University of Ulster to ensure that those intending to stay in student populated […]

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There’s never been a Saint Paddy’s like it

One thing’s for sure, you’re going to be spoilt for choice this weekend as the St Patrick’s celebrations begin. Whether you’re staying in West Belfast, going into the city centre or Lisburn, there really is something for everyone and no matter how hard you try you won’t be able to miss the wearing of the […]

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City Hall joins jolly green giants

A POWERFUL City Council committee has voted in favour of a proposal to turn Belfast City Hall green over

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Arizona Rose blooms in West

ARIZONA Rose Lucy Artt was in West Belfast this week preparing for the regional finals of the Rose of Tralee International Festival. As we reported in March, the Belfast-born beauty, who was crowned with the dual title of 2012 Arizona Colleen and Arizona Rose, was chosen to lead the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Phoenix.

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Sectarian St Pat’s attack follows assault on tragic Joby on the same day last year

A sectarian St Patrick’s Day attack in Sandy Row is the second reported assault in the area in two years, with last year’s victim being the tragic north Belfast man who lost his life in the Lagan this January.

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