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  1. Poet to receive freedom of BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Newsday

    His notable accolades to date include the Whitbread Poetry Award, the TS Eliot Prize and the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Longley grew up with his twin brother and their older sister in Bristow Park, off south Belfast's Balmoral Avenue.

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  2. Northern Ireland parties cast post-election eyeRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. With the prospect of another hung parliament looming large, Northern Ireland parties hope to be punching above their weight when it comes to the post-election shakedown.

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  3. TV This Week: James Corden takes over 'The Late Late Show'; 'The Walking Dead'; 'Bones';...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... featuring journalist Mariana van Zeller and chef Michael Voltaggio continues, as the two travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland, the latest stop in their mission to bring people divided by different beliefs and loyalties together for a meal, and ...

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  4. Parties cast post-election eyeRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. DUP leader Peter Robinson has said it is "outrageous" that Northern Ireland parties have been omitted from the latest UK TV election debate plan.

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  5. St. Patrick's Day gains ground in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Korea Herald

    With the number of foreigners in Korea increasing steadily, celebrations of overseas festivals are becoming quite familiar. On St. Patrick's Day - Irish cultural and religious festival - Koreans and foreigners wore green and drank Guinness together, celebrating the onset of spring.

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  6. Irish beef exports resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | UTV

    After a gap of nearly 20 years Americans are getting a taste for Irish beef once again after a US government bans was lifted. Northern Ireland is expected to witness the first solar eclipse in 15 years on Friday, but viewers are being warned to remember the dangers of looking at the sun - even when it is blocked by the moon.

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  7. Washington Takes a Back SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Irish Republican News

    Political activity in the north of Ireland was unexpectedly set back this week when the US State Department cancelled a meeting with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams in Washington DC. The state department said it postponed a meeting between Mr Adams and deputy secretary of state Tony Blinken because of the ongoing negotiations on welfare cuts in Belfast.

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  8. Randomocracy in Northern IrelandRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Slugger O'Toole

    There are three crucial ingredients for a high quality democracy: a very large hat, a pen and lots of small bits of paper. Write the name of each citizen in the land on a bit of paper, put all the bits of paper in the hat, close your eyes and pluck out 500 names from the hat.

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  9. Dog mess ad causes a stinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | UTV

    Newry and Mourne council is in the dog house with residents after creating a controversial video about owners not cleaning up after their pets. Northern Ireland is expected to witness the first solar eclipse in 15 years on Friday, but viewers are being warned to remember the dangers of looking at the sun - even when it is blocked by the moon.

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  10. "'71" Takes On Northern Ireland's TroublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | New Haven Independent

    Here's an old joke about Northern Ireland: A Jewish man stopped on the street in Belfast is asked whether he is a Protestant or a Catholic. When he responds that he is Jewish, the rejoinder comes: "Aye, but are you a Catholic Jew or a Protestant Jew?" '71, the feature film debut of Yann Demange - playing at the Criterion on Temple Street - tells the story of an English soldier trapped in Catholic West Belfast at the height of the Troubles, the 30-year period between 1968 and 1998 that saw the most vicious conflict between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland.

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  11. Greens criticise SF over welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | BBC News

    Mr Agnew joined Sinn Fein and the SDLP in signing a petition of concern that blocked the passage of the controversial Welfare Reform Bill. "It was the dishonesty that I was attacking, it was the misleading, to come out two weeks later or whatever it was and blame the DUP," he said. 1 comment

  12. More welfare dispute talks laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Newsday

    Further talks on resolving the dispute at Stormont over welfare reform will be held later on Friday, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said. Negotiations have been continuing over the scope of a benefit top-up scheme to be funded from the Stormont budget.

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  13. CountryfileRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Radio Times

    The show comes from Northern Ireland, where Matt Baker finds out about the hares that have made their home at Belfast International Airport and helps out at RSPB reserve Portmore Lough, the first in the country to offer a year-long residential volunteer programme. Helen Skelton takes to the waters at Ardglass Harbour, where entire communities have come together to share their boat-building skills, and explores the beauty of Strangford Lough.

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  14. We're the only ones prepared to balance Stormont books: FordRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Alliance leader David Ford has accused his Stormont Executive colleagues of mismanaging Northern Ireland's finances by supporting populist give-aways, while refusing opportunities to raise more money via taxation.

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  15. Fists of the Fighting Irish results: Goodall emerging starRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... - Majority decision Fittingly on St. Patrick's Day weekend, Stevie Quinn Jr (7-2-0, 1 KO). of Belfast, Northern Ireland pulled out a well-fought win over Stephon McIntyre (2-6-2). Quinn Jr. was hit in the face early in the match and fought all six ...

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  16. Hamill: Northern Irish immigrants' daughter is triumph taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Because of religious and political discrimination, Hanna May's mother, Susanne, had to drop out of high school in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during "The Troubles." She wed at 18 and fled to America with her husband, Robert May, to become a nanny.

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  17. How Scotland's film industry is losing out to competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    IT was a rousing portrayal of William Wallace leading the Scots into battle against their English foes which led to a huge boost in tourism in Scotland. IT was a rousing portrayal of William Wallace leading the Scots into battle against their English foes which led to a huge boost in tourism in Scotland.

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  18. David Ford: we are more committed to transforming Northern Ireland than you, Mr Robinson #ap2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Slugger O'Toole

    This year's Alliance Party conference was focussed on party members and supporters rather than reaching out to the public at large. Delegates were reminded about the core party values and principles.

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  19. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... County, Va. The cause was a heart attack, said a stepson, Dan Leonard. Dr. Mackintosh, a native of Belfast, Northern Ireland, worked at a psychiatric hospital in Petersburg, Va., before settling in the Washington area in the early 1960s. In 1971, he ...

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  20. Ford accuses SF of - protecting votes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | UTV

    Alliance leader David Ford has accused Sinn Fein of being more concerned with protecting its own votes than the most vulnerable in society at the annual party conference. The MLA and Justice Minister accused the party of turning 360 degrees on welfare reform after Martin McGuinness dramatically announced the party was withdrawing its support for the bill.

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