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17 hrs ago | Newsday

'Moses of Scotch Irish' is honoured

He is being honoured with the unveiling of an Ulster History Circle blue plaque and reception at Aghadowey Presbyterian Church on Monday.

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Sunday | Ballymena Today

Ballymena marks 1914-1918 War

Ballymena will begin marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War with two solemn ceremonies on Monday, August 4. It was on that date in 1914 that Britain found itself at war with Germany after Kaiser Wilhelm's armies had invaded neutral Belgium, a country whose neutrality Britain was pledged to protect.

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Sunday | Fermanagh Today

Antrim Show: Fleming family's Jersey champion hailed as almost perfect

After two months of intensive heats - at venues all over the Province - Saturday's Antrim Show saw the Fleming family's truly elite Jersey second calver Potterswalls Glams Elisha crowned as the Northern Ireland Shows Association Dairy Cow champion.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Enoch Brown Massacre commemorated Saturday

In 1764, Franklin County was the frontier of colonial America, inhabited by Scots-Irish, German, Irish, and Welsh immigrants and remained the hunting grounds of Native American tribes, in particular the Lenni Lenape, known also as the Delaware.

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Antrim Today

Slideshow: Loanends vintage road run

Despite persistent rain vintage enthusiasts turned out in force to support the fifth annual tractor and classic car road run, hosted by Loanends Presbyterian Church near Antrim.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Antrim Today

District road safety meeting

He expressed his deepest sympathy to the Kelso family on the death of their son Alan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Londonderry Today

Londonderry founder and John Kerry ancestor hailed

The Magilligan native who founded Londonderry mark II in the North America colonies in the early 18th century will be honoured with the unveiling of an Ulster History Circle Blue Plaque and reception at Aghadowey Presbyterian Church on Monday evening .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Funeral today for RUC officer who had been acquitted of murder

The funeral is set to take place today for a former RUC officer who was tried and acquitted in a notorious murder case.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

'Thrilling' concerts for students after summer school

Carrick Grammar School pupils and Ulster Youth Orchestra members Grainne White, Leah Forsythe, Connor Chambers and Sarah Doherty.

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Lisburn Today

Extensive damage is caused to derelict old mill in Crumlin

Police say they would like to speak to three males seen running from the Old Mill building in Crumlin on Saturday night shortly after a fire broke out.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Online Scene

MP Calls for "Conscience Clause" after Bakery Refuses to bake Gay Marriage Cake

Following the controversial story that Asher's Baking Company in Northern Ireland refused to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage, David Cameron has told MPs that tolerance towards people of different sexualities is an important part of being British.

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Ballymoney Today

A 5,500 funding a grants given

During a recent Leisure and Amenties Committee meeting it was revealed that Ballymoney United Football Club, Ballymoney Ladies Hockey Club, Dunloy Cuchullains, Loughgiel Shamrocks, Ulster Youth Choir and Ballymoney Cycling Club would all received financail assistance.

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Carrickfergus Today

Carrick lodges join protest over Ardoyne parade determination

After marching in their home town, the lodges of Carrickfergus District No.19 joined thousands of colleagues and supporters in the neighbouring borough for the East Antrim Combine Twelfth celebrations.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

MP calls on DRD to fund Ballyclare bypass

South Antrim MP Dr William McCrea has written to the Minister for Regional Development, Danny Kennedy, asking for the department to help provide the finance for the long-awaited Ballyclare relief road scheme.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Slugger O'Toole

12th July: A cautionary tale of the social media rumour mill

Chris wrote a brilliant piece earlier in the week about Britishness and the many bonfires around the province that had posters of Anna Lo and Sinn Fein representatives on them ready to be burned.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Fermanagh Today

The Twelfth: Flagship parade for Larne

Thousands of Orange brethren and their supporters flocked to Larne today for the annual East Antrim Combine Twelfth of July celebrations.

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Irish Republican News

Adams Hung in Effigy

A figure of Gerry Adams was hung from a makeshift gallows on a loyalist bonfire in County Antrim before being set alight last night, Friday, 11th July.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Antrim Today

Appeal over assault

Police in Antrim are appealing for information following an assault at licensed premises in the Main Street area of Randalstown during the early hours of Sunday morning, July 6. At approximately 1.20am it was reported that a man and woman aged in their 20s had been assaulted in the function room of the premises.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BBC News

'Gay cake' raised in Commons

Northern Ireland is now the only part of the UK which has not passed a law to introduce same-sex marriage Prime Minister David Cameron has told MPs that tolerance towards people of a different sexuality is an important part of being British.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Antrim Today

Kinahan seeks pollution answers

South Antrim MLA Danny Kinahan has received answers from Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy over Sewer Overflow at Muckamore Bridge over ongoing pollution incidents at the combined sewer overflow at Muckamore Bridge on the Six Mile Water River.

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