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  1. Joe Brolly: Catholics have lost faith in Northern Ireland's shared societyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salisbury Journal

    Joe Brolly for St Brigid's GAA. He said middle class Catholics had lost faith in a shared society following the Good Friday Agreement.

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  2. Now terror eulogies must endRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Whilst welcoming this move by McElduff, I would call on his party to tackle the sectarian undertones that pervade the Sinn Fein mindset. These need to be addressed and dealt with.

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  3. Southern Trust cancels 222 operations in one monthRead the original story

    Monday | Newrydemocrat.com

    THE revelation that 222 planned operations have had to be cancelled in the Southern Trust area in little over a month has been met with concern from SDLP MLAs Sinead Bradley and Justin McNulty. Following questions raised with the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, South Down MLA Ms Bradley learned that the operations had to be cancelled between December 1 2017 and January 4. "The Trust explained how a significantly higher than expected number of people were admitted to our hospitals and that this surge in patient numbers impacted on their capacity to proceed with planned surgery," said Ms Bradley.

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  4. O Muiri defends council's efforts on bilingualismRead the original story

    Monday | Newrydemocrat.com

    SINN Fein Councillor Barra O Muiri has defended Newry Mourne and Down District Council's efforts to promote its bilingualism policy. In last week's Democrat, the former head of the Irish Language committee at Newry and Mourne District council, Mr Eamonn O Gribin described the google translate function on the council's website as "despicable".

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  5. Four-year sentence for truck driver who smuggled a 1m worth of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BreakingNews.ie

    ... and he did so out of fear, the court heard. Mr Orange said his client had a difficult childhood in Newry, Northern Ireland, where he grew up during the Troubles. He was adopted because his mother was unable to care for him. He had a good ...

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  6. Irwin welcomes McElduff resignation but calls on Sinn Fein to do moreRead the original story

    Monday | Ballycastle Today

    It follows the West Tyrone MPs fall from grace after posting a video of himself with a loaf of Kingsmills bread on his head on the day of the south Armagh massacre. Ten workmen were killed on January 1976 and many of the relatives of those who were killed found the video distasteful and upsetting.

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  7. Rathlin Island in focus as Ulster goes UndergroundRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | Ballymoney Today

    The north coast features in the first of a new BBC Irish language series, Undergound Ulster , which is being broaddcast next Monday, January 22. In the new three-part BBC Gaeilge series, Cormac A" hA dhmaill takes us on an adventure underground as he explores the hidden spaces under our feet. Beneath the landscape of Ulster lies a network of subterranean spaces; from ancient souterrains, crypts and caves, to abandoned railway tunnels and nuclear bunkers, full of myth, intrigue and stories.

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  8. Research to begin in Magdalene laundries probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Independent.ie

    Research is to start on former mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health said. Research is to start on former mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health said.

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  9. Boxer Conor's Going for Gold.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Newrydemocrat.com

    CONOR Wallace is looking forward to representing Team NI in the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast in April. Furthermore the 21-year-old Armagh Road boxer is confident he can win a gold medal.

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  10. Declaring an interest in Irish passport officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Newrydemocrat.com

    SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has called for an Irish passport office to be opened in Newry following an almost 30% increase in southern passport applications this year. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney disclosed this week that there were nearly 82,000 applications for Irish passports from Northern Ireland in the last 12 months - up almost a fifth on 2016's figure.

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  11. McElduff hailed IRA man as 'hero and martyr'Read the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Belfast Today

    Barry McElduff, the Sinn Fein MP suspended by the party for a posting a video widely believed to make joking reference to the Kingsmills massacre, has been embroiled in controversy over the atrocity before. Almost three years ago, he sparked fury when he suggested that IRA gunman Raymond McCreesh was more deserving of international recognition than many Irish Nobel prize winners.

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  12. Shop scam accused banned from major retailersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Belfast Today

    A Romanian man accused of targeting shops in a sleight of hand scam is banned from three major retailers across Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ordered. Iocuta Isfa, 38, was prohibited from entering any branches of Marks & Spencer, B&Q and Sainsbury's as part of conditions under which he was granted bail.

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  13. Kingsmills survivor: bigot McElduff danced on graves of victimsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Belfast Today

    The sole survivor of the Kingsmills massacre has accused Sinn Fein MP Barry McElduff being a bigot who has danced on the graves of the ten murder victims from the atrocity. Mr McElduff posted a video on social media early on Friday in which he walked around a shop with a packet of Kingsmills bread on his head.

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  14. Sinn Fein MP apology over Kingsmill tweet on massacre anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Newsday

    A Sinn Fein MP has apologised after posting a video of himself with a loaf of Kingsmills bread on his head on the anniversary of the Kingsmills massacre . DUP MLA for Newry & Armagh William Irwin has called on the Sinn Fein leadership to explain why Mr McElduff posted "such a bizarre video".

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  15. Storm Eleanor: Majority of 25,000 customers restored with electricityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Belfast Today

    More than 25,000 customers have been restored to power following the impact of Storm Eleanor and NIE Networks emergency crews are currently restoring electricity supplies to 1900 homes and businesses. Severe gales, with gusts of over 70mph, swept across Northern Ireland during the night, bring down trees and branches across power lines and breaking poles.

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  16. 1986: Enforcement of prohibition on liquid milk imports into NI (but not buttermilk) #20YearRuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Slugger O'Toole

    A slim green file available to peruse at the Public Records Office deals with the vexed issue of milk being illegally imported across the border from the Republic of Ireland and sold in Northern Ireland shops. No, it's not a file from post-messy Brexit 2026 that has allen through a hole in the space-time continuum, but a 1986 file labelled AG/15/60A [ selective scans ] now released under the 20 Year Rule.

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  17. New Year message on sign designed to stoke up tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | Newrydemocrat.com

    VANDALS who daubed sectarian graffiti on a road-sign on the Tandragee Road last Wednesday have been roundly condemned by local councillors. The Irish language which welcomed visitors to the district on the sign was blacked out, whilst the letters 'UDA' was scrawled onto it - the second time this year that the sign has been defaced.

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  18. Derry Kinship Care founder receives M.B.E.Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 30 | Derry Today

    Jacqueline Williamson, the founder and Chief Executive of Kinship Care NI has been awarded an M.B.E for services to Carers and Children in Northern Ireland in the New Year's Honours List. The Waterside woman set up the award winning charity in 2010 to provide help and support to kinship carers and their children.

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  19. The Lough Erne steamboat that amazed in 1842Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | BBC News

    The 26th and narrowest lock on the Ulster Canal is not much to look at today, but, in 1842, it connected south-east Fermanagh with the industrial hub of Lough Neagh in a way that was previously unimaginable. There were already eight steam paddlers on the Shannon and two in Lough Neagh - and it was from there, the largest lake in the British Isles, that the first steamboat came to Fermanagh.

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  20. Ireland issues record number of passports amid BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    This file photo taken on Dec 01, 2017 shows traffic crossing the border into Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic alongside a Brexit Border poster on the Dublin road Co Armagh border, between Newry in Northern Ireland and Dundalk in the Irish Republic, on Dec 1, 2017. LONDON: Ireland issued a record number of passports in 2017, with nearly a fifth going to applicants in Britain and Northern Ireland, according to its foreign affairs ministry.

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