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  1. Arlene Arkinson inquest 'crying out for closure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | BBC News

    The delay in concluding the inquest of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson is making life "very difficult" for her family, a coroner's court has heard. A lawyer representing the County Tyrone schoolgirl's family said they were struggling to explain why the case had effectively ground to a halt.

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  2. Arlene Arkinson inquest delays play to conspiracy theorists, says family lawyerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Belfast Today

    Conspiracy theorists are capitalising on delays in concluding the inquest for murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson, a coroner's court has been told. A lawyer representing the Co Tyrone schoolgirl's family said they were struggling to explain why the high profile case, which opened last year, had effectively ground to a halt.

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  3. You only have until tomorrow to register to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Metro UK News

    A sign indicates a polling station set up at a school in Castlederg, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, on March 2, 2017 Plus it's really trendy now - more than two million people have registered to vote since Theresa May called the snap election. Even if you don't actually intend to vote at the moment, a wannabe MP could say something over the next couple of weeks that makes you think 'I like what you're saying'.

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  4. 10th Annual Aurivo Milk Quality AwardsRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Tyrone Times

    The 10th annual Aurivo Milk Quality Awards recognised the standard of excellence in diary farming by Aurivo suppliers in the region. Gary Young from Castlederg was acknowledged for his contribution to diary farming excellence at the Awards ceremony held at the Radisson Hotel Sligo.

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  5. Co Tyrone man barred from shops 'after wielding suspected gun'Read the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | Belfast Today

    A customer accused of producing a suspected gun and telling shop staff he had "people to shoot, people to kill" is to be barred from his local convenience stores, a High Court judge has ordered. Robert Kee is also prohibited from going near the home in Castlederg, Co Tyrone of a sales assistant he allegedly holds a grudge against.

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  6. 19 police witnesses to testify in case brought by Arlene Arkinson sisterRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Belfast Today

    Nineteen police witnesses have been called to give evidence in a case brought against Northern Ireland's Chief Constable by the sister of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson. Kathleen Arkinson has launched civil action against police in the region for the alleged way she was treated by officers investigating her sister's disappearance more than 20 years ago.

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  7. 19 police witnesses to testify in civil case brought by Arlene Arkinson sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Nineteen police witnesses have been called to give evidence in a case brought against Northern Ireland's Chief Constable by the sister of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson. Nineteen police witnesses have been called to give evidence in a case brought against Northern Ireland's Chief Constable by the sister of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson.

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  8. Local stores raise almost A 50K for worthy causesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Ballymena Today

    Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Audrey Wales MBE, joins with colleagues from Tesco and charity representatives to mark the fundraising milestone. Tesco Ballymena Superstore and Carniny Express store raised A 48,382.44 towards the A 17 million raised nationally through the National Charity Partnership, which launched in January 2015, putting them first out of all 54 stores across Northern Ireland.

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  9. Arlene Arkinson family enduring 'exquisite cruelty' with inquest delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | BreakingNews.ie

    The family of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson are being forced to endure "exquisite cruelty" because of delays to her inquest, a coroner's court has heard today.. Frustrations at the slow pace of progress were aired by the Arkinson family lawyer during a preliminary hearing at Laganside Court in Belfast The case, which opened last year, has been effectively stalled over a wrangle to obtain information from legal authorities in the Republic of Ireland.

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  10. Boy suffering 100 epileptic seizures a day is first in Britain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Daily Star

    ... GPs who believe in the virtues of the medicinal drug. Miss Caldwell, who lives with her son in Castlederg, Northern Ireland, told the Daily Telegraph: "With just a few days' doses of Billy's US medication left, I was getting desperate. Pleased 2 ...

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  11. Boy aged 11 is first person to get cannabis on the NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... GPs who believe in the virtues of medicinal marijuana. Miss Caldwell, who lives with her son in Castlederg, Northern Ireland, told the Daily Telegraph: 'With just a few days' doses of Billy's US medication left, I was getting desperate. 'In the end ...

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  12. Tyrone GP prescribed illegal cannabis oil 'to put patient's life first'Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Midulster Today

    The Tyrone GP who wrote a groundbreaking prescription for medicinal cannabis this week said he did so because his patient's welfare outweighed all other issues. Dr Brendan O'Hare of Castlederg Group Surgery made the recommendation that 11-year-old Billy Caldwell, who suffers from life-threatening epilepsy, should continue to receive medicinal cannabis oil which is illegal in Northern Ireland.

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  13. VIDEO: Little Billy Caldwell becomes first child to receive cannabis on prescriptionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Banbridge Today

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can An 11 year-old from Northern Ireland has become the first child in Ireland or the U.K. to be prescribed medicinal cannabis through the National Health Service . Billy Caldwell, from Castlederg, Co.

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  14. Gardai could be asked to speak at inquest for missing schoolgirl Arlene ArkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Officers from An Garda Siochana could be asked to give evidence at the inquest for missing Northern Ireland schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, a coroner's court has been told. Officers from An Garda Siochana could be asked to give evidence at the inquest for missing Northern Ireland schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, a coroner's court has been told.

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  15. Gardai could be asked to speak at inquest for missing schoolgirl Arlene ArkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | BreakingNews.ie

    Gardai could be asked to give evidence at the inquest for missing schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson in the North, a coroner's court has been told. The long-running case, which opened 13 months ago, has stalled over a wrangle for information from the authorities in Dublin.

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  16. Ed Moloney: He was savagely cruel, but only McGuinness could end the terrorRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | Belfast Today

    The sudden if not unexpected death of Martin McGuinness is one of those occasions which calls for journalists, and citizens, to don the philosopher's hat to ask the following question: is it right or proper to overlook the sins of an individual if, thanks to those sins, that person's life concluded by making others' lives better? In McGuinness' case, he was the IRA leader who had conducted an orchestra of death and destruction for most of his republican career but became the man of peace who helped end decades of strife and violent death - or at least that is how much of the media greeted his passing in Derry on Tuesday morning. Not everyone joined in.

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  17. One mother's long fight to save her young son's lifeRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Ballymena Today

    A mother will always go the extra mile for her child but for Castlederg woman Charlotte Caldwell the journey to save her son Billy, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy, was much longer. For 11 years Charlotte has battled to keep Billy alive, after doctors sent him home to die when he was just four months old.

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  18. Mother and son walking to Belfast hospital appointment... from CastledergRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    A Co Tyrone mother battling for legal access to medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland has embarked on an epic trek to a hospital appointment with her son. Charlotte Caldwell's son Billy suffers from intractable epilepsy, a seizure disorder in which a patient's seizures fail to come under control with treatment.

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  19. Mother and son walking to Belfast hospital appointment ... from CastledergRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Belfast Today

    A Co Tyrone mother battling for legal access to medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland has embarked on an epic trek to a hospital appointment with her son. Charlotte Caldwell's son Billy suffers from intractable epilepsy, a seizure disorder in which a patient's seizures fail to come under control with treatment.

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  20. 'Republic's government is no honest broker at NI talks': victims groupRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Belfast Today

    A member of the Irish Republic's government cannot be considered an "honest broker" in political progress talks affecting Northern Ireland, a leading victims group has claimed. Following Gerry Adams' call for NI Secretary James Brokenshire to step aside from chairing the talks as the UK Government "are not neutral arbitrators," Innocent Victims United said the inclusion of Republic foreign minister Charlie Flanagan was not acceptable to victims of IRA terrorism.

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