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Yesterday | Carrickfergus Today

'Game of Thrones should film at the castle'- McKinty

A Carrick-born author has called on the makers of the popular Game of Thrones series to consider the castle as a filming location.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Yesterday | Carrickfergus Today

Belcoo decision 'good news for Woodburn'

A province-wide environmental lobby group has vowed to turn its attention to Carrickfergus after a successful campaign in Fermanagh.

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Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ballymoney Today

How Green or Eco-Friendly is your Community?

Do you know a group or individual in your community making a difference to the environment? The search is on for the inaugural Calor Sustainable Community Champion 2014 with a prize fund of i 1 28,000.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Today

Park opens in memory of Rebekah

A Carrickfergus schoolgirl has been remembered with the opening of the new playground at the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Carrickfergus Today

Visually impaired artist launches fundraising show for Guide Dogs

A visually impaired Greenisland artist is injecting colour into the lives of Newtownabbey residents as she opens her latest exhibition.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Painting, Arts

Larne Today

Old Vehicle Club members get in gear for annual run to Portrush

R Jackie Glover , Alderman Pat McCudden , John Phillips , Mrs McCrudden, Iain Patterson INNT-33-709-con This year, the charity chosen by the club was the NI Hospice 'Buy a Brick' campaign, which is raising money to rebuild the charity's Somerton House adult hospice facility.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, World News, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland,

Carrickfergus Today

Debate over devolving car park management

Members of Mid and East Antrim's Policy and Resources Committee have debated the Council's response to the new Off-Street Parking Bill, to devolve the management of off-street car parks to councils from April 1 2015.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Loughside church with heart that beats for the community

Whiteabbey Methodist Church sits on the Shore Road, overlooking Belfast Lough, and just before the entrance to the village of Whiteabbey.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Today

Chernobyl appeal for local host families

The local branch of the Chernobyl Children's Appeal NI Ltd is appealing for host families to help more children benefit from a stay in Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Today

Enquiry over council land for social housing

Carrickfergus Borough Council is to examine the possibility of selling land close to Sunnylands estate in order to meet a need for social housing.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Larne Today

Christmas card from the WWI trenches

A Carrickfergus resident has shared a fascinating insight to the thoughts of the men in the trenches as World War One raged.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Two-day festival to celebrate town's Ulster Scots links

Residents are being encouraged to celebrate Carrick's Ulster Scots heritage as the Scotch Quarter Festival makes a return to the borough this weekend.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 13, 2014

UTV

Call for changes at NI care homes

The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland is to recommend changes in the regulation of care homes in the region.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

'New' audience learns of Great War's impact

Philip Orr, author and researcher, with Shirin Murphy, Museums officer, at Friday s talk on Carrickfergus and the Great War in the Civic Centre.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

PAKT programme planned by store to support charity

At the launch of Sainsbury s Carrickfergus's local charity partnership at the PAKT house in Glenfield are: Bea Cox, store manager; Anne Patterson, Community Ambassador, Ivor Mitchell, Carrickfergus YMCA; Maurice Shearer, PAKT coordinator and representatives from the YMCA, PAKT summer scheme participants and Sainsbury s employees.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Carrick author's inclusion in 'Perfect Library'

The work of a Carrickfergus crime writer is among the 'must have' books for the ideal library, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Carrick 'most historic' of three boroughs

Mid and East Antrim councillors debated a number of options for retaining borough status during Tuesday's meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Newtownabbey Today

Exhibition to explore impact of Great War

As part of a First World War centenary exhibit at Mossley Mill the Irish Great War Society will present a costumed living history event on Saturday, August 16. Pictured is Graham Evans, Chairman of the Great War Society, dressed in First World War uniform.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Carrickfergus Today

Antrim Artillery exhibition set to open in Carrick

Captain Paddy Shields and Captain Ken Blues from 591 Independent Field Squadron, based at Bangor Army Reserve Centre, visited Carrickfergus Museum, with the Mayor, Alderman Charlie Johnston and Shirn Murphy, Collections Access officer.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ballymena Today

Ballymena 1914 - Philip Orr's book offers 'New Perspectives'

For those seeking a truly in-depth examination of the intrigues and complexities of life in the local area during the pre-Great War era, I strongly recommend 'New Perspectives - Politics, Religion and Conflict in Mid-Antrim 1911-1914' Authored by Carrickfergus historian Philip Orr, whose earlier books include The Road to the Somme and Field of ... (more)

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