Listen: Forty years on from the Miami Showband massacre

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Listen: Forty years on from the Miami Showband massacre

Forty years today, three members of the popular Miami Showband were gunned down in cold blood by the UVF. On July 31, 1975, a UVF gang stopped their minibus on the A1 road near Banbridge at what appeared to be a military checkpoint. They...

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Calls for investigation in admissions at St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook

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Calls for investigation in admissions at St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook

An independent investigation into admission practices at St Paul’s High School in Bessbrook has been called for by MLA Danny Kennedy. The call comes after an appeal tribunal found that admissions criteria were incorrectly applied admissions...

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Appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Newry

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Appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Newry

A young woman sustained what has been described as a “serious injury” after being struck in the face with glass. It happened during the early hours on Monday morning. The victim had been in the Kildare Street area of Newry, close to...

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Tributes flood in following death of GAA player Aaron Devlin

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Tributes flood in following death of GAA player Aaron Devlin

Sports Minister Caral Ni Chuilin has expressed her shock and sadness at the death of Ballinderry Shamrocks gaelic footballer Aaron Devlin. The 23-year-old GAA star died today after contracting meningitis last week. The Minister said: “I...

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Armagh astronomer helps find first confirmed aurora outside solar system!

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Armagh astronomer helps find first confirmed aurora outside solar system!

The sky above a nearby ‘failed star’ or brown dwarf lying in the summer constellation Lyra shimmers with a beautiful green and yellow aurora – 10,000 times brighter than the northern lights! And an Armagh astronomer is one of...

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Watch: The moment Dearbhail Savage finds out she wins gold at the Special Olympics

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Watch: The moment Dearbhail Savage finds out she wins gold at the Special...

Team Ireland’s winning streak at the 2015 World Summer continued on Day Four with a further seven medals won across Equestrian, Athletics and Table Tennis events. The overall medal haul now stands at 22 and there have also been a huge number...

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Vodafone brings 4G to Armagh city

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Vodafone brings 4G to Armagh city

Vodafone UK has started to roll out its 4G in Armagh City this week. The arrival of Vodafone 4G in Armagh means all customers with compatible devices and bundles will be able to connect to the internet more quickly, more reliably and...

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