Antrim, United Kingdom Newswire

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  1. Edinburgh glory for SteelRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

    The number of Charnwood College students achieving five or more passes at A* to C grades, including English and Maths, this year has risen to 52 per cent - a rise from 49 per cent last year.


  2. Parkhall GCSE results broke recent recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Antrim Today

    At the last confirmation of results, 96 pupils have achieved the target of five A*-C Grades - approximately 70% of the year group, an increase of almost 4% from 2013 and an increase of almost 15% from 2012, demonstrating the rising attainment levels within the school.


  3. Children enjoy Biodiversity schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Antrim Today

    Exploring in the hunt for bugs and mini beasts, building hedgehog homes and bird watching were just some of the activities enjoyed the children taking part in Antrim Borough Council's first ever Biodiversity Summer School.


  4. Health service spends A 8000 on interpreters every day - AllisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Ballymena Today

    TUV leader Jim Allister says that the 'EU's open door immigration policy' is having a massive impact on Northern Ireland.


  5. 19 Reasons You Need To Stop Whatever You Are Doing And Go To IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Switched

    Ireland is world-renowned for its beauty. The rolling green hills, gorgeous cliffs and coastlines are enough of a reason for anyone to pack their bags and head to the banks of the River Shannon.


  6. Parade escalates tensions, but progress seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Irish Republican News

    A loyalist parade in a County Antrim village on Friday night breached Parades Commission determinations on numerous occasions, but passed off without violence.


  7. Time for uncomfortable conversations on WW1, says Sinn Fein manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Fermanagh Today

    A former general secretary of Sinn Fein has called for talks with unionists to agree an inclusive approach to centenary commemorations.


  8. St Patrick's Church of Ireland BroughshaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Fermanagh Today

    Many churches in Ireland claim a connection to Ireland's Patron Saint, and the Parish of Skerry, Rathcavan and Newtowncrommelin in mid Antrim has perhaps more justification for making this claim than others.


  9. The Benvarden Orangeman who rescued the Irish Nationalist MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Ballymoney Today

    On 7 June 1917, the Battle of Messines began in Flanders, Belgium. On that day, Private John Meeke, of Benvarden, was serving as a stretcher bearer in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.


  10. VIDEO: Grand Prix racer dies in qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Newsday

    A former Manx Grand Prix winner killed during qualifying for this year's event has been described as a "terrific rider".


  11. NI rider Stephen McIlvenna killed in Manx Grand Prix crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Fermanagh Today

    Northern Ireland competitor Stephen McIlvenna has been killed following a crash during practice for the Manx Grand Prix on the Isle of Man.


  12. 40th anniversary reception for Ballymena SamaritansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Ballymena Today

    Mayor of Ballymena, Cllr. Audrey Wales, pictured with volunteers from the Ballymena Samaritans, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary in the town.


  13. we're Piping hot in rainRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Evening Times

    TENS of thousands braved a showery weekend to enjoy the spectacle of the World Pipe Band Championships on Glasgow Green.


  14. Ballymena 1914-1918: Pen mightier than the sword as local soldiers hit back at CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Ballymena Today

    When a number of local councillors made scathing comments about the behaviour of soldiers who had come home to Ballymena on week-end leave and the conduct of some of their comrades from the camp at nearby Randalstown, there was a swift and sarcastic response from the local volunteers.


  15. Ballymena 1914-1918: Working class heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Ballymena Today

    Given the social demarcation lines which existed during this period, it is hardly surprising that the demise of officers received more column inches and prominence in the local press than that accorded to rankers.


  16. Rally driver killed and another airlifted to hospital after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Fermanagh Today

    Timothy Cathcart, 20 and from Fermanagh, was killed during a race stage yesterday afternoon while his co-driver Dai Roberts was hospitalised.


  17. Christmas card from the trenches to East AntrimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Carrickfergus Today

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


  18. 'Piers the Plowman Revisited', Radio 4Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Financial Times

    The BBC's mini-poetry season presents a jeu d'esprit on, of all things, "Piers Plowman", that 14th-century visionary poem recounting how a working man falls asleep and dreams about England: the state, the people, religion and the church.


  19. School with problems makes progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Newsday

    Cambridge House grammar school was placed in formal intervention three years ago, after inspectors criticised its teaching and described its exam results as "inadequate" A school that had been the first grammar in Northern Ireland to need formal intervention has made steady progress over the last two years.


  20. Penn State fans' 50-Yard Lion guide to Ireland from a frequent Emerald Isle travelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 |

    For those of us lucky enough to travel to Dublin for the season opener, I thought it would be good to throw out some advice when traveling to the Emerald Isle.