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  1. Family bid final farewell to Ian Paisley as politicians on both...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Politician's successor as North Antrim MP, Ian Jnr, helped carry his coffin from hearse into tent south of Belfast A lone piper led a handful of close family mourners today at a church graveyard following a funeral service for the late Ian Paisley in Belfast. The grieving Paisley family had earlier held a private service at their home in Belfast this morning before the burial in Ballygowan, County Down.

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  2. Just a handful of close family mourners as Ian Paisley is buried in BallygowanRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    A lone piper led a handful of mourners at the graveyard at Ballygowan Free Presbyterian Church after a funeral service at Dr Paisley's home in east Belfast. His successor as North Antrim MP, Ian Jnr, helped carry his coffin from the hearse a few metres into a white tent which covered the newly-dug grave.

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  3. Above all he was a man of God, says DUP co-founderRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    A veteran DUP councillor and founding member of the party has recalled the excitement generated by Ian Paisley at the birth of a radical political movement. Tommy Nicholl was one of a handful of Protestant Unionist Party members who, along with Dr Paisley, formed the Democratic Unionist Party in 1971.

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  4. Mayor urges residents to visit historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Carrickfergus Today

    "Behind the scenes" tours of Carrickfergus Museum are on offer during this weekend's celebration of built heritage in the borough. A total of 20 local properties, according to the Department of Environment, feature in the European Heritage Open Days 2014 programme.

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  5. Dr Ian Paisley with Scottish First Minister, Alex SalmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Fermanagh Today

    The opening of the new Stena Line ferry terminal at Cairnryan in November 2011 did not get underway until Alex Salmond arrived at the celebrations, recalls Ben Lowry . As soon as the Scottish first minister entered the crowded room where the ceremony took place, he seemed to spot Ian Paisley, sitting at the front with his wife Eileen.

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  6. Biodiversity award for Antrim's Castle GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Antrim Today

    The award, which was sponsored by ISL Waste Management, Newtownabbey is presented to the organisation or individual who has shown or demonstrated through a managed programme or project, how they have striven to minimise their impact on the natural environment by carefully managing their waste and environmental pollution, creating and maintaining wildlife habitats, building areas which will encourage wildlife and training staff to take an interest in the natural environment. Mayor of Antrim, Councillor Brian Graham, said: "I am extremely proud that Antrim Castle Gardens has been recognised as being the best in its field in the area of biodiversity.

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  7. The Orange Grand Master Edward Stevenson along with Ian PaisleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Fermanagh Today

    The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland has expressed deep regret at the passing of Ian Paisley, former First Minister of Northern Ireland and DUP leader. Grand Master Edward Stevenson said: "Throughout his long and distinguished political career, Lord Bannside was a firm supporter and friend of Orangeism.

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  8. Ian Paisley's legacy is a prosperous FP churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Fermanagh Today

    Over a period of 60 years, Dr Paisley, in a remarkable ministerial career, took a small evangelical sect to a Free Presbyterian denomination which today has more than 60 congregations across Ireland, the UK mainland and North America and mission stations in Europe, Africa and Asia. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley was born in Armagh city and brought up Ballymena, Co Antrim, where his father James Kyle Paisley was an independent Baptist pastor.

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  9. Town mourns one of its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Fermanagh Today

    He was one of Northern Ireland's best-known political figures, but it will be in the Bible-belt town of Ballymena in Co Antrim where Ian Paisley's death will be felt the most. News of his death spread quickly throughout the close-knit mainly Protestant market town about 25 miles north of Belfast where the firebrand preacher was consistently returned as an MP for almost 40 years.

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  10. McGuinness says he has 'lost a friend' with death of PaisleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Sunday Herald

    After learning that the Reverend Ian Paisley had died aged 88, Martin McGuinness, the Sinn Fein politician and former IRA stalwart, his nemesis for many years and latterly his "chuckle brother" partner in power-sharing government in Northern Ireland, said he had "lost a friend". The comment was widely taken as a sign of how far the unionist firebrand's journey had taken him, from fire and brimstone preacher, street campaigner, thorn in the side of successive Prime Ministers and one of the most visible and iconic of politicians in British political life to convert to power sharing.

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  11. Former Democratic Unionist leader Ian Paisley has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Dr Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness share a joke after being sworn in in 2007. The picture earned the two former enemies the nickname 'The Chuckle Brothers' Some of the biggest names in British and Irish politics have paid tribute to a man once known as Dr No who eventually embraced the peace process and power-sharing with Sinn Fein.

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  12. Ian Paisley, 1926 - 2014: the "Big Man" vs the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | New Statesman

    Whatever the precise origins of the affliction that has finally propelled Northern Ireland's Rev Ian Paisley into the Great Beyond, certain symptoms were abundantly conspicuous: among them, roarings and clenchings and a copious discharge of epithets colourful, caustic, calumniatory. To call him God's most execrative expectorator-on-earth is not to yield to hyperbole.

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  13. Ian Paisley: 6 April 1926 - 12 September 2014 - A Life In PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Anorak

    Library filer ref 168050-75 dated 25.9.74 of then Unionist candidate for Ulster's South Down, Enoch Powell and Dr Ian Paisley, then Democratic Unionist candidate for North Antrim. The controversial former minister, who became notorious for his 'Rivers of Blood' immigration speech in 1968 while still a Tory MP, died peacefully in hospital today aged 85. He had been suffering from Parkinson's disease.

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  14. Ian Paisley, 1926 - 1914: the "Big Man" vs the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | New Statesman

    Whatever the precise origins of the affliction that has finally propelled Northern Ireland's Rev Ian Paisley into the Great Beyond, certain symptoms were abundantly conspicuous: among them, roarings and clenchings and a copious discharge of epithets colourful, caustic, calumniatory. To call him God's most execrative expectorator-on-earth is not to yield to hyperbole.

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  15. Paisley praised for role in peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Salisbury Journal

    Dr Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness share a joke after being sworn in in 2007. The picture earned the two former enemies the nickname 'The Chuckle Brothers' Some of the biggest names in British and Irish politics have paid tribute to a man once known as Dr No who eventually embraced the peace process and power-sharing with Sinn Fein.

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  16. John Hume: Death of Ian Paisley marks 'end of an eraRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Derry Today

    Nobel Laureate John Hume said: "I knew Ian Paisley well throughout our many years in politics and we enjoyed a close working relationship in the European Parliament. During this time, Mr Paisley was a larger than life character in Irish politics and a dominant voice within unionism.

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  17. Tributes for Lord BannsideRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Londonderry Today

    Tributes have been pouring in for former Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley , who has died at the age of 88. First Minister Peter Robinson said: "I don't think that there's anyone who has had more influence in Northern Ireland over the years. "He had a tremendous presence.

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  18. Death of Ian Paisley: Life and TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Derry Today

    PACEMAKER BELFAST. Meeting of Ulster Party Leaders at Stormont Castle in 1973. L-R Phelim O'Neill, Brian Faulkner, David Howell, Willie Whitelaw, Sir William Nield, Dr Vivian Simpson and Rev Ian Paisley.

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  19. Martin McGuinness on Ian Paisley passing: 'Chuckle brothers' nickname sent positive imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Independent.ie

    The former firebrand preacher turned political peacemaker made a courageous political leap in 2006 by committing the DUP to entering into government with Sinn Fein and in 2007 became First Minister, with former IRA man Martin McGuinness as his deputy. In a statement released today, Martin McGuinness said: "I learned with deep regret and sadness of the death of former First Minister the Rev.

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  20. From the Archives: A profile of Ian PaisleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Independent.ie

    Taoiseach Bertie Ahern at a tree-planting ceremony at Galgorm Resort and Spa in Ballymena with Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley in February THE last three times that Ian Paisley has met with the Taoiseach, the First Minister sported the same tie. It was blue and festooned with jaunty Union Jacks.

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