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  1. Mairia Cahill says her claims of rape were covered up by Sinn Fein and the IRARead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has been challenged by the Irish Government to reveal if IRA rapists and paedophiles were exiled to the Irish Republic. Taoiseach Enda Kenny demanded the republican leader answer allegations that alleged sexual abusers in the terror group were secretly expelled from Northern Ireland into safe houses in Dublin, Louth and Donegal and other areas.


  2. Dungannon library to host launch of acclaimed author's historical thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Tyrone Times

    A Tyrone author, praised by the Daily Mail as 'a star of the future', is launching his historical thriller at Dungannon Library on November 1 at 1pm. Anthony Quinn, whose debut Disappeared was lauded by the national press as 'unquestionably one of the crime novels of the year', will be signing copies of his latest book The Blood Dimmed Tide at the event, which is open to the public.


  3. A 900k funding boost for Ballyclare schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newtownabbey Today

    Two Ballyclare post-primary schools are set to benefit from a Department of Education funding package totalling almost 900,000. Ballyclare Secondary School will receive nearly A 500,000 of investment in the coming months under the department's minor works scheme.


  4. Road safety measures to be installed in vicinity of parkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newtownabbey Today

    Warning signs are to be erected on Carnmoney Road and Ballyclare Road in a bid to slow traffic and improve pedestrian safety in the vicinity of Lilian Bland Community Park. Following a recent incident when a child was struck by a car on Carnmoney Road, Glengormley Councillor Noreen McClelland held a site meeting with representatives from the DRD's Transport NI unit.


  5. Jury retires in soldier murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Corporal Geoffrey McNeill, of the 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment, was found dead in an accommodation block at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire A jury has retired to consider its verdict on a mortar platoon soldier accused of murdering another member of his regiment at their base. Lance Corporal Richard Farrell, who joined the Royal Irish Regiment in 2009, is alleged to have killed Corporal Geoffrey McNeill at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire.


  6. Randalstown pharmacy at HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Antrim Today

    Randalstown Pharmacies Ltd which employs 25 staff is among 40 organisations from across Northern Ireland celebrating their Investors in People accreditation. Pictured with Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Employment and Learning, are Sarah Brimstone and Sheelagh Hillan from Randalstown Pharmacies Ltd. Randalstown Pharmacies Ltd which employs 25 staff is among 40 organisations from across Northern Ireland celebrating their Investors in People accreditation.


  7. Mairia Cahill: Gerry Adams admission is a 'vindication'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    MAIRIA Cahill has said Gerry Adams's admission that the IRA internally investigated her sexual abuse is a "vindication"of her claims. The Belfast woman today called on the Sinn Fein leader to go a step further and admit that his party was involved in covering up her abuse.


  8. Armoy Primary School teachers go back to school UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ballymoney Today

    During the first two weeks of July, Marina McKeown, P1/2 teacher in Armoy Primary School and her classroom assistant, Suzanne Reynolds had the amazing opportunity to travel to Uganda. This was through British Council and the charity Fields of Life.


  9. Now Ahoghill scoops 'best kept' titleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ballymena Today

    PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 21/10/2014: Ahoghill in Co Antrim has been named the overall winner in the 2014 Best Kept Towns, Villages and Housing Areas awards, organised by the NI Amenity Council. Celebrating their success are John Small, Alderman Maurice Mills, Denise Reynolds and Derek McKay with Doreen Muskett, MBE, Chair of NI Amenity Council .


  10. HOCKEY: Portadown stay strong despite losing players during the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    It had been anticipated that the Ports would struggle with the departure of their two young Irish Internationals Jamie Wright and Neil Gilmore when they both transferred to Banbridge during the summer. They topped their pool to reach the semi-finals of the Linden Cup later this month and whilst they dropped home points against North Down last week, they could just secure all three points this week.


  11. Picture special: Glynn Primary School fancy dress fundraiser for HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Larne Today

    All dressed up as Prince,s and Princesses in aid of The NI Children's Hospice is Glynn PS P1 pupils INLT 41-210-AM In this week's Larne Times we have a picture special on Glynn Primary School pupils dressing up in aid of the Northern Ireland Hospice. This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice.


  12. Assembly vote - could leave Republic a soft touch for pimps'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    A southern immigrant welfare group has warned the Irish government that Stormont's decision to criminalise sex buyers could make the Republic "a soft touch" for traffickers and pimps. The Immigrant Council for Ireland said Monday's vote in Belfast could now see pimps' business "collapse" in Northern Ireland and may increase their activity south of the border.


  13. Confucius hub launch at Downshire SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carrickfergus Today

    From left to right. Ms Chen Yong, Miss Fotheringham, Confucius co-ordinator Carrickfergus, Mr Creighton, chair of board of governors, Mrs Stewart, principal, Ms Yan Li, director Confucius Classrooms and Ms Liu Oumei.


  14. The Who Postpones First Two European Dates on 50th Anniversary TourRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WJZW-FM Washington

    The Who originally had been scheduled to launch their 50th anniversary tour with a November 26 concert in Dublin , Ireland, but the band has postponed that show and a gig that was to have been held two days later in Belfast , Northern Ireland. The reason given for rescheduling both events is "unforeseen logistical changes."


  15. Lottery grants for community groupsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Ballymoney Today

    Causeway Coast and Glens Amateur Radio Club, Glebeside Community Association, Dunloy Union Defenders LOL 496 and Ballybogey Community Association were four groups awarded from Awards for All. Glebeside, received A 9,600 to help run activities to improve the health and social wellbeing of Glebe Estate residents.


  16. Gary Hart named US envoy to UlsterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Former US senator Gary Hart is to be a Washington envoy in the latest round of political talks in the Province. Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Mr Hart would act as his "personal representative" in supporting the region's political parties as they attempt to overcome a series of logjams that are creating instability in the power-sharing administration in Belfast.


  17. Latest: Murder accused McClenaghan will not take standRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Coleraine Today

    The 52-year-old Co Londonderry man who claims he accidently shot his former lover Marion Millican, while intending to kill himself, will not be giving evidence in his own defence at his Antrim Crown Court trial. Defence QC John McCrudden told trial judge Mr Justice Treacy on Tuesday afternoon, "it is not intended to call the accused to give evidence in this case".


  18. Spiderman Belfast city centre rioter convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    A 29-year-old mechanic from Newtownabbey has been convicted of being a Spiderman-masked rioter captured on CCTV pelting police with house bricks. Ronnie Nelson, from East Way in Rathcoole, was unanimously convicted of rioting by the Belfast Crown Court jury, who rejected his claims that he was not the man behind the mask.


  19. N Ireland plans cash-for-sex banRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A DOCTOR diagnosed with motor neurone disease is recording himself reading every day so his newborn son will have something to remember him by. FOR months, Matt Ficarra took secret weekly lessons to surprise his bride on their big day.


  20. Victim disappointed by Kincora decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | UTV

    A man who was abused at the notorious Kincora Boys' Home said he believes the full truth of what happened there will not be uncovered because of the decision not to include it in a UK government inquiry. On Tuesday, it was confirmed in a statement from Secretary of State Theresa Villiers that the east Belfast home, where boys where abused in the 1970s, will not be included in the review being conducted by Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf.