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17 min ago | Newsday

'Moses of Scotch Irish' is honoured

He is being honoured with the unveiling of an Ulster History Circle blue plaque and reception at Aghadowey Presbyterian Church on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Antrim Show: Fleming family's Jersey champion hailed as almost perfect

After two months of intensive heats - at venues all over the Province - Saturday's Antrim Show saw the Fleming family's truly elite Jersey second calver Potterswalls Glams Elisha crowned as the Northern Ireland Shows Association Dairy Cow champion.

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Ballymena Today

Ballymena marks 1914-1918 War

Ballymena will begin marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War with two solemn ceremonies on Monday, August 4. It was on that date in 1914 that Britain found itself at war with Germany after Kaiser Wilhelm's armies had invaded neutral Belgium, a country whose neutrality Britain was pledged to protect.

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Ballymoney Today

Heartfelt thanks to all who sympathised

The wife Margaret, daughter Fiona, sons James and Jonathan, granddaughter Emma, grandsons Andrew, John and Ryan, daughters-in-law Ann and Wendy, son-in-law Owen and sister Elizabeth of the late Robert H Gault wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all who sympathised with them, supported and prayed with them in their recent sad bereavement.

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Lisburn Today

Translink is set to begin work at Knockmore halt

Translink NI Railways is ready to take the first steps towards the construction of a new railway halt at Knockmore.

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Slugger O'Toole

Ireland's Media War of 1914: the Bachelors Walk lessons

Basil Fawlty was wrong: the message this year is Do Mention The War . Just remember that there are two wars to mention: a century ago, the Great War broke out in Europe, but at the same time Ireland's war of independence was temporarily postponed.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

Solicitors raise more than A 7k for Hospice

Richard Palmer, President of The Law Society, hands over a cheque for i 1 27,270 to Sharon Gorman, NI Hospice Donor Officer.

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Carrickfergus Today

Pupils' proud input to 'a piece of history'

Budding young military historians have spoken of their pride at seeing their work being put on public display at Carrickfergus Cenotaph.

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Ballymoney Today

Ballycastle student flying the local business flag in the US

Making waves: Study USA student Jordan Colgan is picture with Helen McBride from the British Council at the Study USA Orientation event at the University of Ulster, Belfast on June 26. INBM30-14S Jordan, who is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Ulster, will soon be heading to Westminster College, Missouri after being selected ... (more)

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Carrickfergus Today

Leanne to raise funds in memory of brave Rebekah

A Monkstown woman is to take part in a special day of fundraising events in memory of Carrickfergus schoolgirl Rebekah Bunting.

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Larne Today

Larne Council urged to oppose coal ban plan

A leading solid fuel supplier - which has secured a new base in Larne - has spoken out against plans for a ban on the sale of domestic house coal.

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Newtownabbey Today

Glamorous grandmother is catwalk hit

A former Larne schoolgirl is proving that age is no barrier when it comes to modelling, after kicking off her catwalk career at the age of 59. Glamorous Kate King-Roberts, who now lives in Roscommon, was born in Ballyclare in 1955 and attended Larne's St Comgall's College.

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Irish Republican News

Arson bid on Catholic church

Loyalists have attempted to burn down St Mary's Star of the Sea Church on the Shore Road on the outskirts of north Belfast.

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Irish Republican News

MI5's murky role in Kincora scandal yet to be exposed

The former British intelligence officer Colin Wallace told Radio Ulster last weekend that any inquiry into Kincora Boys' Home will not be able to get to the truth if it doesn't have access to evidence about the role of MI5.

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Coleraine Today

Official: Kilrea IoD businessman is one of UK's finest

A Kilrea man is one of nine business leaders from Northern Ireland to have been handpicked by the Institute of Directors to represent the region in the celebrated UK finals of the Director of the Year Awards in London.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Belfast Today

Shotgun cartridge found at Carrickfergus Alliance office

It was discovered in a plastic box tied to the lock of premises in West Street, Carrickfergus, on Friday morning.

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UTV

Leah McFall: Life has been 'insane'

Since coming second on The Voice last year, Northern Ireland's Leah McFall has been living the dream recording her debut album.

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Carrickfergus Today

Allotments 'depend on scheme success'

Green-fingered residents of Sunnylands could soon have their own allotments depending on the success of a new community garden.

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Mirror.co.uk

Men and women in Northern Ireland are dying because of people playing politics

For him, like so many other sufferers, it's a way of regaining some control of a life that has been hijacked by this ravaging disease that cares nothing for the age, dreams or hopes of those it strikes.

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Newtownabbey Today

Bin set up for drugs disposal in Rathcoole

PSNI Sector Inspector Stephen McGuigan, Mayor Thomas Hogg, local resident Annie Anderson and Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership chairman Councillor Billy Webb check out the new drug disposal bin located in the Spar store at The Diamond.

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