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News on Down County, Northern Ireland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

US-based Kielty puts Irish home up for sale

Dior And Maxfield Celebrate The Launch Of Winter 2014 Dior Fusion Sneaker Collection With A Cocktail Party...LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: TV personalites Patrick Kielty and Cat Deeley attend Dior and Maxfield Celebrate the Launch of Winter 2014 Dior Fusion Sneaker Collection with a Cocktail Party at Maxfield on July 15, 2014 in Los Angeles, ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Switched

Fashion Designer Mathieu Mirano Dishes On Dressing Lady Gaga In A Paper Dress

It might seem tame by Lady Gaga standards, but the choice for the songstress to don a dress comprised entirely of paper for an interview on "Good Morning America" was a carefully-planned sartorial event.

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11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Kiko Martinez vs. Carl Frampton: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

Kiko Martinez will make the third defense of his IBF Super Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night, taking on No.

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15 hrs ago | UTV

Man, 91, dies in Co Down house fire

A 91-year-old man has died after a fire at an adjacent property spread to his home in Carryduff, Co Down.

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19 hrs ago | UTV

Doctor accused of abusing patients

Dr Tony Chee, 45, from Waringfield Close, Craigavon, Co Armagh, faced seven charges of sexual assault against six different women over a three year period.

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22 hrs ago | Newrydemocrat.com

Daisy Hill cuts fear

FEARS are mounting for the future of Daisy Hill Hospital following Health Minister Edwin Poots' delivery of a briefing paper to the Stormont Health Committee.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BBC News

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

With the Scottish referendum just weeks away, the rest of the UK is speaking up.

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BreakingNews.ie

PSNI officers rapped over train death

Eight Police Service of Northern Ireland officers have been disciplined over their handling of a case where a missing vulnerable man was killed by a train.

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NEWS.com.au

Child migrant abuse inquiry opens

A NORTHERN Ireland hearing into the historical institutional abuse of children transported to Australia from the 1920s to 1970s has opened.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Children 'treated as baby convicts'

Sir Anthony Hart is chairing public hearings into allegations of historical child abuse in church and state-run homes in Northern Ireland Children in institutions in Northern Ireland were exported to Australia like "baby convicts", a witness has told a public inquiry into historical abuse.

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KSWO

Belfast bomb alert snarls roads on IRA anniversary

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

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BBC News

VIDEO: Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry address

Chairman Sir Anthony Hart gives an opening address at the start of the second module of Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Banbridge, County Down.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Irish Keltic Shaman Van Morrison

Today is the birthday of one of the truly great musical talents on Earth, the legendary Van Morrison.

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Lisburn Today

Little boy blue after colour-run hurdle

A Lisburn toddler's first foray into fundraising fell foul of the roads at the weekend and his disappointed mum is hoping to run out her own alternative event.

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BBC News

The priest who brokered peace

It is an iconic image, encapsulating the horror of the Troubles . Father Alec Reid kneels in a Belfast car park as he administers the last rites over the bloodied, near naked body of a British soldier.

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Dromore Today

Get dancing at Skeogh Orange Hall

The Diamond Rural Development Group is delighted to announce that their previously successful dance classes are back by popular demand.

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Wirral Globe

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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Lurgan Today

'No excuse for man after road rage situation'

A Lurgan man was sentenced to 160 hours community service last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for disorderly behaviour on August 1 last year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

The flying winger who became the Butchers' nemesis

Jimmy Nesbitt, who died last week aged 79, never attempted to dine out on his rightful billing as the detective who worked tirelessly to put most of the notorious Shankill Butchers gang behind bars.

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Lisburn Today

Springvale open for business at Market Square Lisburn

Having established a reputation for delivering innovative employment solutions within the Northern Ireland marketplace, Springvale Employment and Learning Solutions are proud to announce the launch of their new, fully integrated recruitment service based on the Lisburn site.

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