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20 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Video: Bessbrook comes to a standstill for funeral of Oswald Bradley

The south Armagh village of Bessbrook came to a standstill yesterday for the funeral of tragic pensioner Oswald Bradley who lost his life in Bessbrook Pond on Monday.

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Yesterday | Slugger O'Toole

Some political highlights from @feilebelfast Feile an Phobail

FA©ile an Phobail is now underway, running until 10 August. Amongst the myriad of events - many of them free - in the 100 page programme, here's a few politically-relevant ones.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

UTV

Funds to save Exploris agreed - Durkan

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has said the funds to save the under-threat Exploris aquarium in Co Down have now been secured.

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Fermanagh Today

Housing Executive worker in court over witness ID charge

A Co Antrim woman has been granted bail after appearing in court charged with attempting to identify people in a police witness protection scheme.

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Nine O'Clock

Two men arrested over racist hate attacks against Romanians in Belfast

Two men-aged 20 and 22 - have been arrested in connection with a series of race hate attacks in east Belfast.

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Carrickonshannon Today

Rugby legend is final guest speaker in series

Trevor Ringland, former British and Irish Lions Rugby Player, MBE and Cross Community Worker is the final guest speaker in a series of seven meetings hosted by Leitrim Community Forum on Encouraging Community Participation in the Peace Process.

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Lisburn Today

Criminal damage to grave at St. Patrick's

Councillor Marie Hamilton has called on people visiting graves to be vigilant after police received complaints of criminal damage at the cemetery on the Dromore Road.

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Mother Jones

British Army Officially Withdrew From Northern...

After 38 years, Operation BannerBritian's operation in Northern Irelandofficially came to an end on July 31st, 2007.

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Fermanagh Today

Sarah Johnston from Cookstown took the title of champion young handler at Clogher Valley Show

This year's Clogher Valley Show marked the crowning of a true champion with the awarding of the Beef Inter Breed Championship to the British Blonde Cow Ivaniskey Denise, owned and bred by the McElroy family from Dromore in Co Down.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lisburn Today

Students from Lisburn flying the flag in the United States

Angela Tweed, Stephen O Neill, David McKerr, Emma Gilpin, Cal Douglas and Gemma Gibson who are attending the USA The students, who will be visiting colleges there and who were selected to take part in the British Council's prestigious Study USA programme received last minute advice and information at a pre-departure meeting in Belfast.

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Belfast Today

Church leader in tribute to Ulster cleric

Christians in New Zealand are unlikely to encounter a church leader like Lynda Patterson for a generation, according to one of the country's leading Anglican figures.

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Ballycastle Today

Hundreds set to get new kitchens

The NIHE has listed their programme of work for the next year including maintenance work, kitchen replacements, double glazing and heating installation.

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Dromore Today

Work starts on a revamp for Coach

Popular Banbridge nightclub The Coach Inn is set for a major revamp as the new owners put their plans in place.

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Banbridge Today

Fly-tipping fear over amenity site's closure

Local MLA John McCallister has expressed concern that fly-tipping could dramatically increase in Rathfriland when the town's recycling centre temporarily closes.

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Fermanagh Today

Villiers' plea over parades body

Republic of Ireland Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers at Stormont House, Belfast Unionists and Orange Order leaders have urged Theresa Villiers to hold an inquiry to look at issues surrounding the Order's return route in north Belfast, which has been a flashpoint for sectarian ... (more)

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Lisburn Today

Locals urged to reply to parking proposal

Councillor Alexander Redpath has called on members of the public to respond to the public consultation on the proposed Off-Street Parking Bill.

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Banbridge Today

Town remembers the fallen

The combined Loyal Orders, including the Orange, Black, Apprentice Boys, Women and Junior sections, will hold a parade in the town on Sunday August 3 at 5.30pm before a church service is held in Seapatrick Parish Church at 6.30pm.

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Fermanagh Today

Family appreciates support of community after tragedy

General view of Bessbrook Pond in Co. Armagh where 68-year-old Oswald Bradley drowned as he attempted to swim to an island in the pond to remove two Irish tricolour flags.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lisburn Today

Action Cancer Big Bus to visit city

Action Cancer s mobile detection unit will be visiting SuperValu Lisburn on the Knockmore Rd, for public appointments on Wednesday 27 August.

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Banbridge Today

Lynsey crowned face of Northern Ireland

Lynsey won the senior title at the final in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown last Thursday and will now go on to represent N Ireland at "Face of Europe and the World" in Disneyland, Paris in October.

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