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Tuesday Jul 29 | BBC News

Gender imbalance

Although women make up just over half the population in Northern Ireland only around 30% of councillors in the new Belfast super councils are women - that's a small drop from the current council numbers.

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Tuesday Jul 29 | Independent.ie

Man drowns while swimming across pond 'to remove Irish tricolours'

A PENSIONER has drowned while swimming across a pond in order to remove two Irish tricolour flags which had been erected.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tyrone Times

Dungannon has least offenders in Mid Ulster

Fewer offenders are being integrated back into life in Dungannon compared with Magherafelt, according to Probation Board statistics provided to the Times.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Session

The Hundred Pipers March

I love books like this and this one is a charm, an education and a joy. I so want to get my hands on a Lambeg drum and start up a fife and drum corp.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Church venture is a success

The church's men's fellowship has extended Christian outreach well beyond the village with its recent highly successful Men's Weekend at Castledillon in Armagh, which saw around 100 men from across Northern Ireland enjoy a range of sporting activities as well as spiritual guidance sessions.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Elderly lady dies in Co Armagh road accident

The victim - Ruby Nesbitt, who lived in the Keady area - was hit by a Scania lorry on Kinelowen Street in the centre of the south Armagh village.

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Ballycastle Today

Long day for lodges

It was a long day for Portadown's 28 Orange lodges as they took part in the County Armagh Twelfth demonstration on Saturday - an 8am start from Carleton Street, stretching into the early evening when they returned to town from Markethill.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

United Kingdom : McCausland and Kennedy welcome redevelopment of Mall West in Armagh

Next to the historic Mall in the City the development site consists of part of the existing multi- storey car park, adjacent land towards McCrum s Court and the building previously occupied by the .

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Ballycastle Today

Col Saunderson would have approved of parade

For, after 45 years of a break, at his former estate in County Cavan, a traditional Orange parade and service has been resumed.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dromore Today

Local bars given chance to sup with the best

The search to discover the toast of the Northern Ireland licensed trade is on as Pubs of Ulster launches its Pub of the Year Awards.

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Lisburn Today

Swarm response has sting in tail for Lisburn City Council

Hugh Holmes with Christina Bradley Eamonn Morgan and Rory McGeary arriving to remove a swarm from a home in Armagh.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Record

TOWIE stars James Argent and Dan Osborne cancel PAs in Magaluf just weeks after sex video scandal

DAN and Arg, who were booked to attend a pool party with pub crawl organiser Carnage Magaluf, have cancelled because it clashes with filming for the reality TV show.

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Slugger O'Toole

The Twelfth: 'it ain't all burger vans and bouncy castles'

On Saturday I attended one of the flagship Twelfth demonstrations in Markethill, County Armagh, at the invitation of Orangeman and Ulster Unionist mayor of Craigavon, Colin McCuscker.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Ballycastle Today

All set for big day in Markethill

Tomorrow is The Twelfth of July, and Portadown District No 1 will - like the other 10 Districts in County Armagh - be converging on the town of Markethill for the only one of the main demonstrations in Northern Ireland to be contained within a geographic county.

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Derry Today

New taskforce reveals NW as a repossession top hotspot

A new taskforce set up by the Housing Minister Nelson McCausland earlier this year to investigate the impact of negative equity, repayment arrears and possessions has identified Londonderry and Limavady amongst eight repossession hotspots across Northern Ireland.

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UTV

Thousands take part in Twelfth

Thousands of people have been taking part in Twelfth of July commemorations across Northern Ireland, despite the less than favourable weather.

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Irish Republican News

'National security' halts Loughgall inquest

British Direct Ruler Theresa Villiers has intervened to block a new inquest into the deaths of eight IRA Volunteers and a civilian shot dead by the SAS almost 30 years ago in a decision branded as "profoundly wrong" by Six-County Attorney General John Larkin.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Carnage Magalluf boss: 'I'd be happy for my daughter to go on raunchy booze bender'

Carnage Magaluf boss Paul Smith blames video shame girl and her parents, refuses to apologise and says he would let his own daughter join a booze marathon DEFENCE: A dejected Paul Smith facing the media at the press conference he called in his Magalluf Rocks bar today The man behind the pub crawl on which an 18-year-old British girl was seen ... (more)

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Andover Advertiser

Majorca mayor acts over pub crawls

Authorities on Majorca are cracking down on pub crawls on the island after last week's incident in which an 18-year-old from Northern Ireland was seen performing sex acts on more than 20 men in public.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BBC News

Loughgall inquest move criticised

Nationalist politicians have criticised a decision by Secretary of State Theresa Villiers to block moves for a fresh inquest into the SAS killings of eight IRA men at Loughgall in 1987.

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