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  1. Ciara Mageean clinches comfortable 800m win at Northern Ireland ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Newsday

    Ciara Mageean followed her impressive 1500m outing in Rome on Thursday night by clinching a comfortable 800m win at the Northern Ireland Championships. The Portaferry woman admitted to some tiredness after a busy day of travelling on Friday and further morning drive from Dublin to Belfast.

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  2. Ciara Mageean impresses in Diamond League race in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Newsday

    Ciara Mageean ran the second fastest 1500m of her career as she clocked 4:04.49 to finish 10th in a high-quality Diamond League race in Rome. After a modest 2:03.12 for 800m to finish down the field in Belgium two weeks ago, this was a better run by the Portaferry woman.

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  3. Almost superhumanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Now, an artist who crosses the boundaries of bluegrass, old-time, and traditional music but undeniably belongs in all of them: Moving On Music send a reminder that the Northern Ireland section of an imminent tour by the April Verch Band begins tomorrow in Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

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  4. Stranded Strangford cruisers rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | BBC News

    The group had been sailing around the County Down lough on Wednesday when three crew members went ashore on Green Island. A Portaferry lifeboat crew was launched at about 11:15 BST and everyone was safely taken to shore at Killyleagh.

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  5. April Verch Band: new albums, new video, new tour dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    The April Verch Band , who will be in Ireland next month as part of a three-week tour of Europe, send reminders of recent and coming record releases: the April Verch anthology , which came out in February, and Going home , April's collaboration with Joe Newberry , which will be released on 12 May. The April Verch Band have also released a video of their live performance of Mark Schatz 's new old-time tune 'Jump cricket, jump'. This can be seen on their website, on YouTube , and on the website of Moving on Music , which is presenting the Northern Ireland part of their tour.

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  6. Ciara Mageean: Coach Jerry Kiernan allays fears over athlete's AchillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | BBC News

    Fears that Ciara Mageean suffered a serious Achilles injury in Saturday's European Indoor 1500m final have been allayed by her coach Jerry Kiernan. Portaferry runner Mageean dropped out of the Belgrade final and in an emotional interview afterwards, said "something was up" with her Achilles.

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  7. Mageean eyeing more medals at European IndoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | RTE.ie

    There isn't anyone that would confuse Ciara Mageean with Conor McGregor, but she does share something of his winning attitude. The UFC world champion famously said that Irish fighters weren't "here to take part, we're here to take over".

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  8. Co Down singer to support superstar Ed Sheeran on tourRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Singer Ryan McMullan was approached by Ed Sheeran to support his upcoming tour after the world-famous singer watched him in concert A Co Down singer is heading out on tour with Ed Sheeran having been hand-picked by the world famous hitmaker as his support act. Ryan McMullan from Portaferry was approached by Sheeran after a gig in London and offered what could be a life-changing support slot on his 32-date tour of Europe.

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  9. Pegasus sole Ulster side into Irish Women's Cup semi-finals as Ards & Ballymoney exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | BBC News

    Pegasus are the only Ulster club through to the semi-finals of the women's Irish Cup after they beat Loreto 2-1 in Dublin. Last season's beaten finalists Ards lost 6-5 on penalty flicks to Cork Harlequins after the sides had finished 1-1 at Portaferry Road.

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  10. Police dive into water to save woman in BelfastRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Two police officers dived into the water to save a woman's life on Sunday night at the Odyssey Pavilion. The female was recovered by two PSNI officers who took the initiative to enter the water while emergency services made their way to the scene at around 10pm last night.

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  11. 'Quick thinking' PSNI officers save drowning victimRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Two PSNI offivcers have been praised for their bravery after saving the life of a female at Belfast Harbour behind the SSE arena. In a post, they say: "Team paged by CGOC Belfast Coastguard to back up our flank team for a female in the water behind the SSE Arena Belfast.

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  12. Man rescued after 90ft cliff fall at Co Down golf clubRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | Belfast Today

    A man aged in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after he fell 90ft down a cliff face at Ardglass Golf Club in Co Down. He suffered head and neck injuries and was rescued by specialists from the NI Fire and Rescue Service working along with the Coastguard.

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  13. New A 5.7m vessel for Strangford ferry route grounded over ramp problemsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Belfast Today

    PACEMAKER BELFAST 09/12/2016 A new 6m replacement Strangford ferry remains tied up in County Down because problems with the ramps mean vehicles are unable to drive off it. The ramps on the vessel, which was specifically built for the Strangford Lough crossing, will have to be modified before it can be used.

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  14. A 5.7m vessel for Strangford ferry route still grounded six months laterRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Belfast Today

    PACEMAKER BELFAST 09/12/2016 A new 6m replacement Strangford ferry remains tied up in County Down because problems with the ramps mean vehicles are unable to drive off it. The ramps on the vessel, which was specifically built for the Strangford Lough crossing, will have to be modified before it can be used.

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  15. New A 6m Strangford ferry tied up as ramps don't allow cars to disembarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | BBC News

    A new A 6m replacement Strangford ferry remains tied up in County Down because problems with the ramps mean vehicles are unable to drive off it. The ramps on the vessel, that was specifically built for the Strangford Lough crossing, will have to modified before it can be used.

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  16. Rocking the boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Newsday

    The inspiration for Northern Ireland's carol ship of lights hails from Canada, where the festival has been running for half a century Bracing the cold weather on a boat in December doesn't seem like the best idea, however, that's exactly what hundreds of people in Portaferry and Strangford did over the weekend. Instead of the usual quiet crossing, passengers were treated to 15 minutes of bright lights and carol singers to get them into the festive spirit.

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  17. Minesto AB: Technical Progress for MinestoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... Green. Minesto was founded in 2007 and has offices in Gothenburg, Sweden, Holyhead, Wales and Portaferry, Northern Ireland. The major shareholders in Minesto are BGA Invest and Midroc New Technology. G&W Fondkommission is Minesto's Certified ...

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  18. Minesto strengthens the patent portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... Green. Minesto was founded in 2007 and has offices in Gothenburg, Sweden, Holyhead, Wales and Portaferry, Northern Ireland. The major shareholders in Minesto are BGA Invest and Midroc New Technology. G&W Fondkommission is Minesto's Certified ...

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  19. Lisburn firm secures contracts worth more than A 5mRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    The Lisburn-based building and civil engineering firm will deliver a new A 2.8m Creative and Expressive Art facility at St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena by undertaking the refurbishment of the listed former convent building and constructing a two-storey extension. And a A 2.3m contract at Broadbridge Primary School in Eglinton will provide a new 10 class base extension and new Sports Hall facility.

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  20. Diggers move in for A 2.3m Broadbridge buildRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Derry Today

    The boss of Lisburn construction firm TAL Ltd. says he's delighted to have started work on a 2.3m revamp of Broadbridge Primary School in Eglinton, which will include a new 10 class extension and sports hall facility. TAL has been awarded two school contracts, one at Broadbridge Primary School in Eglinton, and the other at St Louis Grammar School in Ballymena, valued together at A 5.1m.

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