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NEWS: Pro-IRA songs at taxpayer funded West Belfast festival 

The taxpayer funded West Belfast festival has once again caused outrage amongst Unionists after the final night performance included chants of “oh ah up the Ra”.     The chants glorified the proscribed Irish Republican Army, which an independent report in 2015 found remained armed and in existence.  Despite being vocal on Unionist bonfires, the Alliance […]

OPINION: Precarious Position for Women’s Frontline Services- by Alison Blayney

Alison Blayney is the director of Kilcooley Women’s Centre and a member of the North Down and Ards Policing and Community Safety Partnership. With over 25 years experience in community development and women’s education, Alison has sat on numerous boards and worked in partnership with all statutory agencies. www.KilcooleyWomensCentre.co.uk   Almost 8 months from the collapse […]

SHARE: Appeal for information after theft of treasured bicycle 

  A treasured bicycle has been stolen from outside the BBC at the corner of Linenhall street this afternoon between 3pm-7pm.  The bicycle belongs to popular journalist Maria McCann. If anyone has seen the bicycle or has any information regarding the theft then please contact Maria on social media @journomaria on Twitter.  No one likes […]

Nationalist ‘internment’ bonfire mocks murdered UDR Soldier 

A Nationalist ‘internment’ bonfire in Newry has mocked the IRA murder of UDR Soldier Bertie Frazer    Councillor Henry Reilly took to social media to ask Sinn Fein whether they had any comment to make in relation to the banner asking ‘Willie F wers ur daddy’ (sic)  in a reference to the IRA murder of […]

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