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3 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Little boy blue after colour-run hurdle

A Lisburn toddler's first foray into fundraising fell foul of the roads at the weekend and his disappointed mum is hoping to run out her own alternative event.

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10 hrs ago | Belfast Today

Royal Portrush members back course upgrade

The exclusive Royal Portrush Golf Club has passed the first hurdle in plans to upgrade its course and bring back the Open Championship by 2019.

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17 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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21 hrs ago | Newsday

Northern Ireland then and now

On the left of this image is the scene that followed a 500lb IRA bomb exploding in Coleraine in 1992 Northern Ireland's towns and cities were regularly bombed by the IRA during the Troubles.

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Yesterday | BBC News

The priest who brokered peace

It is an iconic image, encapsulating the horror of the Troubles . Father Alec Reid kneels in a Belfast car park as he administers the last rites over the bloodied, near naked body of a British soldier.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

The flying winger who became the Butchers' nemesis

Jimmy Nesbitt, who died last week aged 79, never attempted to dine out on his rightful billing as the detective who worked tirelessly to put most of the notorious Shankill Butchers gang behind bars.

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Lisburn Today

Springvale open for business at Market Square Lisburn

Having established a reputation for delivering innovative employment solutions within the Northern Ireland marketplace, Springvale Employment and Learning Solutions are proud to announce the launch of their new, fully integrated recruitment service based on the Lisburn site.

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Antrim Today

Crowds turn out in Ballyclare for Royal Black County Antrim demonstration

Around 3,000 members from 79 preceptories took part in the parade from the districts of Larne, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Antrim, Lisburn and the host district of Ballyclare, along with more than 70 bands.

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Carrickfergus Today

Insight to luxury brand success

Kelli Bagchus, manager of Carrickfergus Enterprise and Donal Leahy, Enterprise Northern Ireland with business 'bootcamp' participants.

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Antrim Today

Local families clown around at Dunlop Park

Back-to-school may be looming, but there's still time - and the opportunity - to clown around with the kids with a series of free, fun circus skills activities in parks in Antrim, Carrickfergus and Newtownabbey, right up until the end of August.

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Irish Republican News

DUP sees 'no role' for Hart

Former US Senator Gary Hart this week met with politicians in the North and representatives from the Dublin and London governments as part of a new US peace effort in Ireland.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Donal Donnelly when he returned to visit the Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast.

An IRA man who escaped prison more than 50 years ago was given a Royal pardon after the intervention of Margaret Thatcher's government, a government file has revealed.

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Independent.ie

Martina's bewitching tale of Ireland's Salem lands film deal

A major deal has been struck for the film rights to Irish Independent columnist and author Martina Devlin 's latest novel, The House Where It Happened.

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Fermanagh Today

Convicted dissident's guilty plea over robbery cash

A leading dissident republican has pleaded guilty to handling 10,000 in cash following the robbery of cash-in-transit guard.

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JD Journal

Northern Ireland Chosen as Site for Second Legal Services Center of Baker & McKenzie

Summary: The law firm of Baker & McKenzie has announced that it has chosen Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for its newest legal services center.

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UTV

CCTV captures lorry ram-raid at ATM

CCTV footage of a filling station in Articlave, near Castlerock has captured the moment a lorry ram-raided the shop in an attempt to steal a cash machine.

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Antrim Today

'Black Day' parade details

Around 800 members from Ballymena and District and their accompanying bands will take part in the Royal Black Institution's 'Last Saturday' parade in Ballyclare on Saturday.

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Newtownabbey Today

'A lot of children have worked hard to get very good grades'

Principal Mrs Kathryn Bell with successful GCSE students Chloe Hamilton, Megan McNeilly, Laura Beattie, Danika McCabe, Adrianna Coulter and Aimee Laird.

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Belfast Today

Royal Black Institution steps out for 'Last Saturday' parades

The final major demonstrations of the loyal order marching season will take place in six main venues on Saturday, with members of the Royal Black Institution on parade.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Unionists kept in dark on Anglo-Irish talks in 1985

Declassified Government files from 1985 have revealed details of how unionists were deliberately not informed of the Anglo-Irish Agreement while the SDLP received regular briefings on the progress of negotiations.

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