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There were celebrations and commiserations today as hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their GCSE exams results.
Members of Rathfriland & District Regeneration Company Ltd were joined by Banbridge District Council Chairman Cllr Marie Hamilton, Cllrs Seamus Doyle, John Hanna, David Herron and Liz Ingram and John McCallister MLA at the opening of their new premises, the former Bank of Ireland, in Rathfriland i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INBL1433-201EB ... (more)
BELFAST, Northern Ireland-U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed invincible.
Store director, Specsavers, Lisburn, Natalie Latham, NI regional finalists, spectacle wearer of the year 2014, Mary Devlin, 60+ age category and Derek Dubery, 40-59 age category and store manager Fiona McKay.
Young Enterprise NI alumnae Cathy Campbell and Sarah McBride will represent Northern Ireland at the Next Generation Leaders Forum held in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Chair of Environmental Services Committee, Councillor Ronnie Harkness joins Neighbourhood Environmental Manager Trevor Clydesdale and Community Engagement Officer, Pamela Hanna in promoting Council s FREE doggy bags giveaway aimed at encouraging owners to be more responsible with their dogs and avoid the fine.
But with the threat from dissident republicans opposed to the peace process high, the force said 69 bombs exploded or were defused last year.
Organisers say they want the same abortion rights in Northern Ireland that women have in the rest of the UK.
Two men have been arrested in Bangor, Co Down after police took three women from a house to a place of safety.
The solicitor for one of two men convicted of the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll has said they are exploring options to take the case to the Supreme Court and the Criminal Case Review Commission.
Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident letter bomb attacks last year and earlier this year in Northern Ireland and England.
Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.
Banbridge District Council is celebrating after receiving news that it has once again topped the Northern Ireland Local Authority Municipal Recycling statistics.
An oil rigger who glassed a fellow reveller at a Co Down pub which resulted in the victim sustaining a partially severed earlobe was handed a suspended sentence on Tuesday.
Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man in connection with the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.
POLICE in Northern Ireland have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter and facilitating illegal entry into the United Kingdom after 35 immigrants were found in a container that arrived at the Port of Tilbury.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:04 am
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