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49 min ago | Ballycastle Today

Owen Creaney's funeral is tomorrow morning

Mr Creaney's body was found by police on Saturday in a wheelie bin outside a house in Moyraverty Court.

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1 hr ago | Russia Taday

a Giant bonfires to flare in N. Ireland's skies for 11th Night celebrations

Protestant hardliners have been piling crates to heights of more than 80 feet in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to create massive flammable structures in a centuries-old religious celebration.

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2 hrs ago | UTV

West Belfast set for F ile 2014

Ireland's biggest community festival was launched on Thursday as west Belfast gets ready for FA©ile an Phobail 2014.

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2 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

'Support Gay Marriage' cake provokes calls for legal conscience clause for Christians

The general manager of a Newtownabbey bakery caught in a gay rights storm after it refused to make a cake with the slogan 'Support Gay Marriage' has said that the order was not declined because of the customer's sexual orientation.

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3 hrs ago | UTV

Unionists call for disputed parade probe

Unionist and loyalist leaders have called for the government to set up a commission of inquiry to review a disputed Twelfth parade in north Belfast.

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8 hrs ago | Spenborough Guardian

Lights Out to mark outbreak of World War One

Everyone is invited to take part in a project next month by turning off their lights, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection.

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10 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

Six-month ban for motorist who failed to pay insurance

On the tot up points system a Portadown woman was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Russia Taday

Water cannons arrive in London for potential Met deployment

An Orangemen protester stands on a police vehicle as police use water cannon during clashes on the return from a march in north Belfast, Northern Ireland, on July 12, 2013.

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Lisburn Today

Lisburn bomb victims remembered 26 years on

Elected representatives for Lagan Valley and Thiepval Barracks laid wreaths at the plaque in Market Place marking the site of the bomb which killed six soldiers 26 years ago.

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Lisburn Today

Family affair as three generations to climb Ireland's highest peak

Three generations of a local family will attempt to climb the highest peak in Ireland in aid of two charities.

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Lurgan Today

Preview of Lurgan Mail

In this week's Lurgan Mail we bring you in depth coverage of the brutal murder of Owen Creaney, whose remains were found in a wheelie bin in Craigavon.

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Dromore Today

Locals call for equal access to crucial cancer drugs

Following a meeting with Health Minister Poots, Roisin Foster, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and cancer patient Allister Murphy continue to call on the public to pledge their support for the Equal access campaign, calling for equal access to cancer drugs for patients in Northern Ireland.

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Lisburn Today

Prison sentence for Lisburn conman

Henry Douglas, from Flush Park in Lisburn, is currently serving a prison sentence for conning scores of people out of money, was due to stand trial on a charge of fraud by false representation.

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Lurgan Today

Crashed at roundabout the morning after attending a party

The morning after he had been to a party an 18-year-old man crashed his car on the way home, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lisburn Today

Suspended sentence for animal cruelty

Edward Mulholland of Ballinderry Road, Lisburn and Mrs Gillian Mulholland of Causeway End Road, Lisburn were last week sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years, and ordered to pay costs totalling A 1,006 each after being previously convicted of two offences under the Welfare of Animals Act 2011.

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Fermanagh Today

Drums that are rolled out each Twelfth of July

The Lambeg drum rivals the flute as the most traditional of Orange instruments, but its exact origin is open to debate.

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Lisburn Today

'Homecoming' for new Chief Constable

New chief constable George Hamilton speaking during a visit to Lisburn PSNI station on his first day in the job.

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Lisburn Today

Ulster Bank to close branch in village

Councillors in Hillsborough have said they are concerned and saddened by the Ulster Bank to close its branch in the village.

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This Is Lancashire

'Gay cake' row baker unrepentant

The Christian bakery owner who refused to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage has said he should be allowed to run his business according to his religious beliefs.

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UTV

Pair in court over Craigavon murder

A man and women have been remanded into custody charged with murder after they allegedly left their victim to die in a wheelie bin.

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