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‘We will put drug dealers down a hole’

THE republican paramilitary group the Irish Volunteers have told the Andersonstown News they are “re-strengthening and rearming” and will assassinate drug dealers in West Belfast. In an exclusive interview, the group said they have an “active anti-drugs unit” that is planning to put major dealers “down a hole”. The claim came just days after the […]

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A minute’s silence held at City Hall

A minute’s silence held at City Hall

A minute’s silence was observed on Friday morning by Belfast City Council staff at City Hall to mark the 20th anniversary

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Wheels come off Giro announcement

A row has broken out after it was revealed that a world-famous cycling race taking place in the city next year has not included West Belfast along the route – the only part of the city to be excluded. The prestigious Giro d’Italia is scheduled for next May and includes a 22km time trial around […]

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Rocket Launcher in derelict house belonged to ONH

ÓGLAIGH na hÉireann (ONH) has launched an internal investigation after a rocket launcher and warhead were found in a derelict house in West Belfast. Police made the discovery at an unoccupied

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Cop raids bring death file to light

A WEST Belfast woman says she is living in fear for her life after receiving a death threat. Whiterock Gardens

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Christmas cheer for Brenda

West Belfast’s Brenda Winter-Palmer, a full-time lecturer in Drama at Queen’s, has swapped her costumes for

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