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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds has died aged 81

He served as taoiseach for just under three years, from February 1992 to January 1993 and again from January 1993 to December 1994.

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8 hrs ago | Slugger O'Toole

Gerry Anderson dies: "We have lost our jester"

I remember coming home in the summer of 1988 to work on a number of summer schemes in Belfast, Lisburn, Ballynahinch and Holywood with an English colleague who'd never been to Northern Ireland before.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Soho Crime to Release the Final Silence by Stuart Neville, 10/28

In Belfast, Northern Ireland, memories of the city's troubled history haunt every street corner, but for one tortured soul, the incredible violence in his past is also his most cherished legacy.

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BBC News

Pro-choice demo at Belfast City Hall

Organisers say they want the same abortion rights in Northern Ireland that women have in the rest of the UK.

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AmmoLand

Enough With This Warning Shot Nonsense

On 19 Mar 1988 in West Belfast, Northern Ireland , two young British Army corporals inadvertently drove in the vicinity of the elaborate funeral procession for Kevin Bradey, considered a hero by the IRA.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Natural Disasters, Famine, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Clinical Law Prof Blog

Opportunity at University of Ulster

Ciaran White, Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Ulster Law Clinic at the University of Ulster, has asked me to share this opportunity with the clinical community.

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Newtownabbey Today

East Antrim man Joe backs calls for Rory Gallagher statue

Rory Gallagher pictured at a seminar in the YMCA Wellington Place just before his gig in the Ulster Hall in 1979.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Barge retires to Lagan after 150 years of toil

A 150-year-old barge which travelled Ulster waterways in support of the linen industry and two world war efforts has returned to the Lagan in Belfast as a tourist attraction.

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Pressat

UK National Health Service makes pioneering energy breakthrough

Surface Power HONE, a manufacturer of innovative proprietary daylight thermal systems for domestic and commercial buildings, today announced the success of a landmark project with the UK National Health Service in Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Independent.ie

North 'will be able to match corporation tax in South'

NORTHERN Ireland looks set to be handed the power to slash corporation tax which will help it better compete with the Republic for inward investment.

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IcNetwork

Welsh rally co-driver expected to make a full recovery after fatal collision that killed his driver

Dai Roberts, 28, was airlifted to hospital in Belfast after the collision at the Ulster Rally which killed 20-year-old driver Timothy Cathcart A Welsh rally co-driver is expected to make a full recovery after a crash in Northern Ireland on Friday which killed his driver.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Irish Republican News

Loyalists express anger over political leadership

There are fears that loyalist paramilitaries may again ratchet up violence after a spokesperson for one of their biggest murder gangs said the response by unionist politicians to recent marching decisions had "fallen short".

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Fermanagh Today

A-Levels: Students urged to plan for the future whatever their results

Pupils coming to terms with their A-level results should act fast if they haven't already made plans for the future, the Department of Employment and Learning has advised.

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Fermanagh Today

Loughside church with heart that beats for the community

Whiteabbey Methodist Church sits on the Shore Road, overlooking Belfast Lough, and just before the entrance to the village of Whiteabbey.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Slugger O'Toole

"There are as many racist attacks in republican areas as there are in loyalist areas"

On Monday we published part one of an interview with Matthew Collin s, a leading anti-fascist campaigner and researcher for the organisation Hope not hate .

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International Business Times

'Game Of Thrones' Filming Location in Belfast Gets Approval For Expansion

Titanic Studios in Belfast Northern Ireland is the studio location where part of the scenes for HBO's hit TV series "Game Of Thrones" are being filmed.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

5 Free Things to See in Belfast, Northern Ireland

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

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Greenwich Citizen

5 free things to see in Belfast, Northern Ireland

In this March 25 2012, file photo, the Titanic House Visitor Centre is reflected on Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

5 free things to see in Belfast, Northern Ireland

In this March 25 2012, file photo, the Titanic House Visitor Centre is reflected on Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland.

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