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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Falling rocks warning signs ignored

People who are ignoring signs not to walk along a County Antrim coastal path are putting their lives at risk, the mayor of Carrickfergus has warned.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | Carrickfergus Today

Allotments 'depend on scheme success'

Green-fingered residents of Sunnylands could soon have their own allotments depending on the success of a new community garden.

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

15 hrs ago | BBC News

Gun cartridge put at Alliance office

A shotgun cartridge has been found in a plastic box tied to the lock of an Alliance Party constituency office in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

19 hrs ago | Carrickfergus Today

Irish dancers for France

A local Irish dancing group is preparing to show its European counterparts that they are the 'reel' deal by representing Ulster in two French festivals.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Stretch of Whitehead walking route closed

A spokesperson for Carrickfergus Borough Council explained an upper stretch of the path has been closed due to health and safety concerns.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Carrick Siege 'needs more resources'

Efforts could be made to expand on the re-enactment of the Siege of Carrick Castle following a "slight" drop in numbers this year.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

Carrickfergus Today

Invest NI brings jobs boost

Alistair Ross MLA , Assembly Private Secretary for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, who hosted the event, is joined by Business Ambassadors, Seamus Connolly and Kate Connolly of Fast Engineering Ltd and Ray Hayden, Board Member of InterTradeIreland.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

Jordanstown student Charlotte in the running for Miss Ireland crown

A Jordanstown student is hoping to scoop the top spot in the finals of a national beauty pageant this weekend after winning a regional title.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Agency reports boost in new build sales

Carrick's housing market has received a welcome boost after a local estate agents reported an increase in new build sales in the area.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Larne Today

Domestic violence is ageless

Pictured at the Women's Aid tea dance are Christine , Catherine , Chris and Fay Tilson INLT-28-701-con Women's Aid in Larne marked World Elder Abuse Day with a tea dance at the Old Presbyterian Church of Larne and Kilwaughter on Monday June 16. The organisation's groups in Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey are highlighting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland,

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

McMullan: 'Carrick Town Hall protest was attempt at intimidation'

A protest which led to a ministerial visit to Carrick Town Hall being cancelled was an attempt at intimidation, an East Antrim MLA has claimed.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Ministerial meeting rescheduled after protest

A ministerial visit to Carrick Town Hall on Monday afternoon is to be rescheduled following a protest outside the venue.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Larne Today

Plucky Roddensvale pupils go for gold

Roddensvale School students Robert McVeigh, Ross Clarke, Tammy Lee Letson, Kirsty Brown, Graeme McCabe and Ruari Beattie have all gained the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and are pictured here with staff Judith Smyth, Heather Stewart, Shirley Gwynne and Valerie McBurney.

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

Carrickfergus Today

Re-enactment of Schomberg's Siege at Carrick Castle

In conjunction with Carrickfergus Council, the Northern Ireland Environment Agency will be retelling the 17th century siege of the fortress by the Williamite general and the landing of King William.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fermanagh Today

A kids' bonfire and the main event on the Old Warren Estate, Lisburn

Up and down Northern Ireland, these towering structures will become pillars of flame when the traditional Eleventh Night kicks off this evening.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland,

Carrickfergus Today

Official unveiling of restored clubhouse

Carrickfergus is well placed to attract major yachting events following restoration of the town's fire-damaged sailing club premises.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BBC News

Businesses begin Brooks refunds

Businesses on both sides of the Irish border have been speaking about the impact of the cancellation of five Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Double glazing to start

Double glazing work is to be carried out at over 500 Housing Executive homes in Carrickfergus in the coming months.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Oil exploration firm outlines plans for Woodburn Forest

The company proposing to drill a petroleum exploration well at Woodburn has again stated its plans do not involve 'fracking'.

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

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