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2 hrs ago | JD Journal

Northern Ireland Chosen as Site for Second Legal Services Center of Baker & McKenzie

Summary: The law firm of Baker & McKenzie has announced that it has chosen Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for its newest legal services center.

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2 hrs ago | JD Journal

New Legal Services Center for Baker & McKenzie to Open in Belfast

Summary: The law firm of Baker & McKenzie has announced that it has chosen Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for its newest legal services center.

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6 hrs ago | Slugger O'Toole

Two Ceasefires and a Coming Out: A Memoir

I've been thinking about coming out. There have been a few horror stories doing the rounds recently: Vicky Beeching's harrowing life and those of Lyra McKee's friends .

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

12 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Local history is brought to life

Judy Hewitt, Lisburn Buildings Preservation Trust, Kenneth Shilliday, NIEA, artist Wendy Ward and Brenda Collins, Lisburn Buildings Preservation Trust, pictured at the old railway halt office at Moira which is opening to the public on European Heritage Day.

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16 hrs ago | Indymedia.ie

26th Desmond Greaves Annual School 2014

Michael Quinn - historian, has recently completed a doctorate on Irish-Soviet relations, currently specialising in Ireland and First World War Chair: Tommy Graham - historian, editor and founder of History Ireland magazine.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Irish Republican Army, Journalism, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Andover Advertiser

IRA man who fled jail was pardoned

An IRA man who escaped prison more than 50 years ago was given a royal pardon by Margaret Thatcher's government, official records from 1985 revealed.

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Fermanagh Today

Unionists kept in dark on Anglo-Irish talks in 1985

Declassified Government files from 1985 have revealed details of how unionists were deliberately not informed of the Anglo-Irish Agreement while the SDLP received regular briefings on the progress of negotiations.

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Fermanagh Today

Former US senator Gary Hart meets Stormont parties

A former US senator tasked by Washington to assess the state of the peace process in Northern Ireland has met politicians in Belfast.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Tyne and Wear County, England, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Billboard

Matrimony Video Premiere: Watch The Gorgeous 'Southern...

Alt-folk collective Matrimony released its lovely debut album Montibello Memories last May through Columbia Records, and after Billboard.com premiered the band's single "Southern Skies" back in March , we're happy to also launch the gorgeous music video for the song.

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Fermanagh Today

A young boy and soldier on the Springfield Road in west Belfast

August 31, 1994 remains a hugely important date in Northern Ireland's history. It was the day the IRA committed to a cessation of all military operations, and the day that the possibility of peace, of change, of a new dispensation and a new Northern Ireland - one no longer defined by sectarian conflict and violence - became possible.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Don't give us more power at Stormont, says Sammy Wilson

Mr Wilson suggested to Glasgow newspaper The Herald that Stormont was unable to handle the powers which it already has.

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UTV

Cliftonville keeper guilty of assault

Top Irish League goalkeeper Conor Devlin has been convicted of an assault on a rival player at a Belfast nightclub.

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BBC News

It's Over: the IRA ceasefire 1994

I had been met by a republican source and driven to a house in west Belfast where a man told me to write down what he read, and instructed me there would be no follow-up questions.

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Newtownabbey Today

Johnny to launch debut album with live show in former gaol

The Rathcoole rapper, who has lived in Manchester since 1996, is heading for Belfast this Saturday to launch 'The Troubles'.

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The Financial Mirror

New HeartSine AED Provides Automatic Sho ...

BELFAST, Northern Ireland & NEWTOWN, Pa.-- -- HeartSineA Technologies is pleased to announce the arrival of the samaritanA PAD 360P, a fully automatic AED based on the company's popular samaritan PAD 350P.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 News: Church in Croatia Bans...

The "Game of Thrones" Season 5 filming has been slammed with a major hurdle in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Dundalk Today

Albert and Alex brought the loyalists into peace process

Twenty years ago, the IRA declared a ceasefire, the first step towards the Good Friday Agreement.

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Lisburn Today

Major Armed Forces manhunt launched

Changes to the Armed Forces have opened up thousands of regular and reserve posts for applicants across Northern Ireland, including posts at Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn, In the Irish Regiments alone there are 200 posts waiting to be filled with the Irish Guards, Queens Own Hussars, Royal Dragoon Guards and Royal Irish Regiment.

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Fermanagh Today

Police investigate reports of - hate speech' at Ardoyne music festival

A "hate speech" was made to hundreds of teenage children at a community festival in north Belfast, unionist representatives have claimed.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

5 free things to see in Belfast, Northern Ireland Belfast may seem an ...

Belfast may seem an unlikely destination for tourists, associated as it is with the Troubles.

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