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Yesterday | Newsday

Northern Ireland then and now

On the left of this image is the scene that followed a 500lb IRA bomb exploding in Coleraine in 1992 Northern Ireland's towns and cities were regularly bombed by the IRA during the Troubles.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

Rustlers slaughter cattle in backstreet 'kill houses'

Gardai and the PSNI are mounting their biggest joint operation since the dark days of the Troubles in a bid to stamp out livestock rustling and illegal abattoirs.

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UTV

Live

A 46-year-old man says he is lucky to be alive after an arson attack on his home in Armagh.

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BBC News

Solicitor has Garda text concerns

Solicitor John McBurney said it needs to be ascertained how many other similar incidents may have occurred in recent months and years A solicitor who represented one of the RUC families at the Smithwick Tribunal is concerned other potential cases of collusion may have occurred recently.

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Fermanagh Today

Parades were held in six locations across Northern Ireland today by the Royal Black Institution.

It has been estimated that 17,000 members of the institution from almost 370 preceptories will demonstrate in Rathfriland, Armagh, Londonderry, Ballyclare, Larne and Donemana.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

UTV

RUC chief's frustration over parades

Official state papers from 1985 have revealed the frustrations of Northern Ireland's most senior police officer over the Orange Order's "insistence" on walking through nationalist areas which he described as "unreasonable" and an "injustice" to those communities.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Belfast Today

Royal Black encourages Scots to vote 'No' in referendum

The Royal Black Institution has come out strongly against independence in Scotland and urges all of its members there to vote 'No' in the referendum on September 18. The pro-Union sentiments are expressed in one of three resolutions to be proposed by the Institution at Saturday's six demonstrations in Northern Ireland - Rathfriland.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BBC News

It's Over: the IRA ceasefire 1994

I had been met by a republican source and driven to a house in west Belfast where a man told me to write down what he read, and instructed me there would be no follow-up questions.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

UTV

Suit found on Lough Neagh shore

Police have appealed for information after clothing was found discarded on the shores of Lough Neagh in Portadown, Co Armagh on Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lurgan Today

Paramedics heading for India to give vital training and save lives

As a nation accustomed to dialling 999 and summoning an ambulance, it may seem incredible that a country with as vast a population as India doesn't have a proper ambulance service.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Fermanagh Today

British Army watchtowers and sangars dominated the landscape in South Armagh during the Troubles

But, more than a decade after the watchtowers were dismantled and troops re-deployed, almost A 1 million is to be spent opening up the area dubbed "Bandit Country" during the Troubles.

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BBC News

Bandit country

Almost a million pounds of lottery money is being given to preserve and protect a part of south Armagh that was once known as 'bandit country'.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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