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16 min ago | RTE.ie

Two more arrests in Jean McConville investigation

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have made two more arrests.

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3 hrs ago | Banbridge Today

Moneyslane Community hub gets funding

Pat Ward, Sean Fitzpatrick, Brian Ervine Moneyslane Community Hub Project Officer, Cllr Seamus Doyle, Marguerite Osborne DRAP Rural Development Project Manager and Ciaran Cunningham are pictured at the Moneyslane Community Hub.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lurgan Today

Penalty points after driving 'old car'

Six penalty points were imposed on a Lurgan man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for driving without insurance on November 28. The court heard that he was seen while driving on the M12 and police inquiries revealed his insurance had been cancelled.

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Fermanagh Today

Fresh turmoil in NI21 as member quits and candidates list leaked

Just over a month before its first electoral test, new pro-Union party NI21 is in turmoil after another member publicly quit and the party's incomplete list of candidates was leaked.

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Midulster Today

Omagh bomb suspect Seamus Daly denied bail

A high-profile republican accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bomb atrocity was being sought by police for five years, the High Court heard today.

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Dromore Today

Van linked to criminal activity sighted in Loughbrickland area

Suspicious activity in the area, has led police to remind the public to secure their property and report suspicious activity at the earliest opportunity.

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Derry Today

Province in festival mood for Giro d'Italia

With less than a month before the Giro d'Italia hits Northern Ireland, details of a raft of festival events connected to it have been announced - plus some of the disruption which the event will bring.

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Related Topix: Travel, Northern Ireland, Ireland Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland,

UTV

Dench buys guide dog for Co Down charity

Dame Judi Dench has made a personal donation to a local guide dog charity as a thank you to the Co Down residents who welcomed her while she was filming the hit movie Philomena.

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Dromore Today

Dromore man spots a Lagan sealebrity

You see all sorts of things floating along in rivers these days but those unfamiliar with the periodic seal sightings in the River Lagan can be forgiven their surprise at spotting one of the marine mammals out for a leisurely swim.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Fermanagh Today

Woman arrested in Jean McConville murder probe

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have arrested a 57-year-old woman.

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Fermanagh Today

Belfast Blitz - " a sea of fire the like of which we'd never seen

Brigid Pegnam at the 73rd Anniversary of the Belfast Blitz at the Northern Ireland War Memorial in Belfast City Centre.

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UTV

High Cross replica unveiled at cathedral

An exact replica of a 1,100-year-old cross is being set in place at Down Cathedral on Wednesday, to replace the original relic which was moved to a local museum.

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Dromore Today

Rescue dog used to check building after collapse

The building in Church Square/Bridge Street Banbridge which collapsed on Sunday afternoon i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INBL15-274EB Fire crews used a rescue dog to check that a derelict pre-war building which collapsed at Church Square in Banbridge on Sunday afternoon, was empty.

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Banbridge Today

SlurryKat takes top accolade at last ever awards ceremony

SlurryKat based just outside Laurencetown, took accolades for Manufacturing Excellence, Best Export Initiative and the prestigious 2014 Craigavon Legacy Award for highest achieving business within the borough.

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Fermanagh Today

Republicans say McGuinness should stay away from Easter commemorations

Mr McIntyre, a former life prisoner and chief researcher in the Boston College project, said: "I just don't see what place a British micro-minister has at the graves of dead republicans."

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Belfast Today

Villiers calls for 'proportionate' focus on paramilitaries rather than state

The Northern Ireland Secretary is to call for "proportionate" focus on wrongdoing by republicans and loyalists rather than the police as part of future measures to heal divisions over the conflict.

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Iol.co.za

Spellbinding Throne zones

In the bleak break between seasons of Game of Thrones, what better way for fans to keep in the spirit than by visiting one of the exotic lands where filming took place? Here are locations where the show's spellbinding battle for power, incest, pillaging and frequent death run riot.

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Lisburn Today

New A 1.3m wastewater scheme for Stoneyford village

Chairman of Lisburn City Council's Planning Committee, Councillor Uel Mackin; Mr Gerard Magennis, Chairman of Stoneyford Community Association and Alderman James Tinsley, Vice Chairman of the Council's Planning Committee welcome planning approval for a new Integrated Constructed Wetland just outside Stoneyford Village.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Reception held in Northern Ireland to recognise Caribbean and African Diaspora

Front Row : Dr Christopher Stange, Hon. Consul for St Vincent and the Grenadines to Northern Ireland; Cllr Mirtn Muilleoir, Lord Mayor of Belfast; Lord Diljit Rana MBE, Hon.

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CIO

Apple iPhone Unlocking Video Hits Web

A video showing the founder of a Belfast, Northern Ireland company unlocking the iPhone hit the Web early Wednesday U.K. time as proof that software exists that can unlock Apple 's device for use with carriers other than AT&T .

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