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Roaring Hugh Hanna, the preacher of hate

In the early hours of Sunday, March 1, 1970, Sean Kelly from the Upper Newtownards Road received a phone call from a taxi driver friend asking for his help to change a wheel. He was astonished by what he saw. It was, literally, the beginning of the end – the removal of the evidence of […]

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STATUE OF VIRGIN MARY ON BONFIRE

A STATUE of the Virgin Mary has been placed on a bonfire in a move that has caused outrage in Catholic West Belfast. The statue was carefully positioned on a mammoth structure at Lanark Way off the Springfield Road. In an added insult, the statue’s face had been hacked off. Late yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) the […]

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