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20 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

The McKeevers raise glass to gold star award

It's a case of raised glasses and loud cheers for the McKeever family from Portadown following the success of its Long Meadow Cider in the 2014 Great Taste Awards.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Belfast Today

Markethill High School hails best-ever GCSE results

The Co Armagh school, which first opened in 1959 and has an enrolment of 500, saw over 80 per cent of pupils achieve five or more GCSE passes at grades A*-C.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

News24

.com | Northern Ireland police rescue 20 in trafficking swoop

Police in Northern Ireland have rescued twenty possible victims of human trafficking in an investigation into labour exploitation and food production, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

RTE.ie

PSNI rescue potential victims of human trafficking

Detectives from the PSNI's Organised Crime Branch have rescued 20 potential victims of human trafficking and arrested three men.

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Dromore Today

Last Saturday demonstrations

The Royal Black Institution will hold parades in six locations across Northern Ireland - the biggest being in Rathfriland, on Saturday, August 30. The town last played host to the event in 2001.

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Londonderry Today

Black Saturday to be celebrated in Londonderry and Donemana

The Royal Black Institution will hold parades in six locations across Northern Ireland on Saturday, August 30, including Londonderry and Donemana.

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Tyrone Times

Watch: BCM celebrate 125 years in Dungannon

Belfast Central Mission Armagh and Dungannon recently celebrated the charity's 125th Birthday with a coffee and cake party at their new Dungannon headquarters on the Coalisland Road.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

UTV

Cardinal confirms resignation offer

Cardinal SeA n Brady has confirmed that he has informed Pope Francis of his intention to resign from his position as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

BioSpace

Pharma Firm Almac Group To Create 348 Jobs High Quality Jobs

Northern Ireland based pharmaceutical group Almac is to create 348 jobs in Co Armagh, as part of a A 54 million investment over five years.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Independent.ie

Pope likely to accept Cardinal Brady's letter of resignation

Pope Francis is expected to accept the resignation of Cardinal Sean Brady as Primate of All Ireland in the coming months.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Irish Fest offers plenty of music plus a salute to Brian Boru

What's the secret to the long-running success of Milwaukee's Irish Fest? Favorable August dates? Hardworking volunteers? The secret benevolence of a pooka ? Perhaps it's the way Irish Fest balances the desire to throw a great party with a deep passion for traditional Celtic culture.

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BBC News

Drivers stranded by car tax 'glitch'

An Armagh driver has been left stranded, with a car he cannot drive, after he tried to tax his car on Monday and the computer said no.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Newrydemocrat.com

Schools shine in tables thumbnail

DERMOT McGovern, Headmaster Abbey Christian Brothers' Grammar School, Newry congratulates the Top Achievers last year.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Irish band O Hanlon s Horsebox has been one of the Folklorama standouts.

O'Hanlon's Horsebox, a band of seven irreverent types from Northern Ireland who charmed audiences at the Ireland-Irish Folklorama pavilion, have been hitting the bars of Winnipeg.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Ballycastle Today

Tandragee firm bites into the Big Apple

Food and drink companies from NI hoping to take a bite of the Big Apple were in NYC this month as part of the Access 6 export programme.

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Fermanagh Today

DUP welcome for archbishop's stance against - assisted suicide'

The DUP has backed the leader of the Church of Ireland after he challenged Lord Carey's support for the legalisation of 'assisted dying'.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

RTE.ie

Man held over disappearance of Armagh teen in 1989

A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesman said: "Detectives from serious crime branch investigating the murder of Caroline Graham in Portadown in 1989 have arrested a 53-year-old man."

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sinn Fein Newsroom

Collusion happened at the Highest levels of Unionism - Molloy

Francie Molloy, MP for Mid Ulster speaking in Armagh last night on a panel discussion on dealing with the past said that "collusion happened not just at the highest levels of the British establishment but also at the highest levels of Ulster Unionism."

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Irish church minister's drunken rampage

A DRUNKEN church minister crashed his car before attacking police and paramedics - telling them he was a member of the IRA and would murder them.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Newrydemocrat.com

Slieve Gullion - The jewel in the district's crown

For those seeking the thrill and intrigue of Irish myth and legend or a taste of native culture in poetry, music and song a visit to the Ring of Gullion in south Armagh is certain not to disappoint.

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