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40 min ago | Fermanagh Today

The Answer are just one of many bands performing at the festival

Organisers of Northern Ireland's alternative music festival Sunflowerfest, held since 2010 at Tubby's Farm in Hillsborough, have confirmed that Co Down natives The Answer and London electronica group The Orb will headline the fifth annual line-up alongside Mojo Fury, who will perform at the closing night.

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3 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Take the four peaks charity challenge

Mencap is calling on all hikers, trekkers and mountain walkers from Lisburn to join the learning disability charity for its Four Peaks Challenge this August.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Newsday

Northern Ireland heatwave in photos

Northern Ireland has been basking in beautiful sunshine this week, and BBC News NI readers have been sending us photographs of what they have seen while out and about.

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Related Topix: Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Lurgan Today

Preview of this week's Lurgan Mail

In this week's 'MAIL' we bring you news of a boost for the leisure sector with a new eight screen cinema set for Craigavon next April.

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

Lurgan Today

Kicked door of vehicle while out on his stag night

While he was out on his stag night a Lurgan man kicked the passenger door of a vehicle causing damage.

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

IGN

Remaking a Legend with Dracula Untold

Last week we unveiled the first part of my visit to the set of Dracula Untold , Universal's upcoming retelling of the classic character's origin story.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Independent.ie

Girl (11) nearly bleeds to death after being impaled on bicycle handlebars, mother reveals

An 11-year-old girl nearly bled to death after being impaled on her bicycle handlebars, her mother has said.

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Lisburn Today

Successful year for business network

Pictured at the final Lisburn Entrepreneur's Network event before the summer break in Hillsborough Castle are: Alderman Jim Dillon, Vice-Chair of the Council's Economic Development Committee; Billy Dixon, personal development and motivational speaker; Hazel King, Economic Development Manager, Lisburn City Council; Alderman Allan Ewart, Chairman of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Lisburn Today

Freeman presents picture to Lambeg lodge

Freeman of the City of Lisburn, Bro Ivan Davis, pictured presenting a framed picture of King Billy to Bro Albert Neeley snr., Worshipful Master and Bro Albert Neeley jnr., Deputy Master and members of Lambeg Temperance LOL No 912.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Newsday

Highs and loans

When a New York investment firm agreed to buy the entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio held by Nama - the Republic of Ireland's state-controlled "bad bank" - it looked like the organisation's last hurrah north of the border.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lisburn Today

Celebrations as Lisburn lady Linda turns a century

A Pond Park Road lady who was 100 on Tuesday, keeps herself young by reading newspapers every day and is an avid snooker and tennis fan.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Lurgan Today

Man already on suspended sentence admits drug charge

A Waringstown man already under a suspended sentence for a drugs offence admitted a further charge last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Business Wire

ShopKeep Reinforces Customer Promise with New Branding

A former small business owner, Richelson started ShopKeep in the basement of his own wine store in 2008 after growing frustrated with the unreliability and excessive cost of his point-of-sale system.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Larne Today

'A Party to Murder' comes to The Courtyard Theatre

Holywood Players are bringing their play 'A Party to Murder' to Newtownabbey's Courtyard Theatre from August 1 to August 2. The play is set at Halloween, when six people have been invited to a Murder Mystery party weekend at a rustic island cottage.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Life, Holidays, Halloween

UTV

McIlroy 'tremendous ambassador for NI'

NI's First Minister and deputy First Minister have met with Open winner Rory McIlroy to congratulate him on his golfing success.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish World, 2:39 PMWindows Smashed in Belfast Synagogue

Windows were smashed at a Belfast, Northern Ireland synagogue on Friday night and Saturday, Jewish community leaders told BBC News , as an upswing in anti-Semitic violence worldwide continues.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Fermanagh Today

20,000 for Mac Arts prize winner

Suzanne Lyle, Head of Visual Arts at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, NI Culture Minister Cari 1 2l Ni 1 2 Chuili 1 2n, Hugh Mulholland, Curator at the MAC, and Russell Whittaker, Events Executive at Northern Ireland Tourist Board The winner of a new international arts prize run by an exhibition centre in Northern Ireland will scoop 20,000, ... (more)

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UTV

Police help save injured girl's life

Police officers helped save the life of an 11-year-old girl who suffered a serious injury after falling off her bike in Castlewellan, Co Down at the weekend.

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Ballycastle Today

Woman made nuisance calls to 999 number

After getting police to her home with a 999 call, a Portadown woman then asked them to move her partner into another bedroom, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last week.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newrydemocrat.com

Newry gets the Blues

Scrap whatever's in your diary next weekend as Newry City will play host to a phalanx of local talent in the inaugural Newry City Blues Festival.

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Related Topix: Blues, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom,

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