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Yesterday | 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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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Boston.com

BC exercise in idealism reopened old wounds

When he got back to his house on the Glen Road in West Belfast, O'Rawe opened the package and stared at its contents: transcripts, CDs, tapes.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Antrim Today

Glowing report for Creavery

A recent ETI Inspection of Creavery Primary School, between Kells and Antrim, which is one of the oldest established schools in the NEELB, found that the quality of arrangements for Pastoral Care was outstanding.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Antrim Today

Young people encouraged to join BEAT programme

Beginning on June 30 and running for eight weeks on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7 to 10pm, the programme is happening in Round Tower Integrated Primary School, Springfarm; Rathenraw Community Centre; Antrim Baptist Church, Greystone Link; Muckamore Community Centre; Crumlin Integrated College and The Old Congregation Presbyterian ... (more)

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The Daily Record

Funeral of Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon takes place in Belfast

THE GUILDFORD Four's Gerry Conlon has departed victorious from a life that dealt him a poor hand, the lawyer who campaigned for his freedom told mourners at his funeral.

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Irish Republican News

Cover-up seen in death of Cushendall RUC man

A Police Ombudsman's report has found that the British Crown forces could have prevented the killing of an RUC police sergeant in 1977, but failed to do so.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Antrim Today

Peace project to be set up in Randalstown

Dr Adrian Johnston Chairman of the International Fund for Ireland joins Darren Richardson and Raymond Love from the Sperrin Cultural Awareness Association at the launch of its Peace Impact Project.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Antrim Today

Antrim Show set to shine at Shane's Castle

Sponsors and Antrim Show officials who attended last week's launch of the Antrim Show at Shane's Castle.

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