‘Homophobia’ accusations as Newry Council rejects viaduct rainbow illumination

August 19, 2014, No Comments

‘Homophobia’ accusations as Newry Council rejects viaduct rainbow illumination

Newry and Mourne Council rejected a call to light up Craigmore Viaduct in support of the Newry Pride Festival at its meeting last night, Monday. And Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins accused those who refused to support lighting up the viaduct...

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Blossom Sure Start wins UNICEF’s international Baby Friend Award

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Blossom Sure Start wins UNICEF’s international Baby Friend Award

Blossom Sure Start in Portadown has become the first project of its kind in the Southern Health Trust Area to be awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award. It is the latest UK health care facility to win this international recognition from...

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Tilbury container tragedy: Man (35) arrested near Banbridge

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Tilbury container tragedy: Man (35) arrested near Banbridge

PSNI detectives assisting Essex Police and other agencies in the investigation into the Port of  Tilbury container tragedy last weekend  arrested a 34-year-old man near Banbridge this morning (Tuesday). The suspect was arrested after police...

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Two men due in court on 50 charges including human trafficking

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Two men due in court on 50 charges including human trafficking

Detectives from PSNI’s Organised Crime Branch have charged two men, aged 23 and 31, with a total of 50 offences relating to labour exploitation. The charges relate to the rescue of 20 potential Romanian victims of suspected human...

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Dogs Trust workers left distressed after attack by teenage stone-throwers

August 18, 2014, No Comments

Dogs Trust workers left distressed after attack by teenage stone-throwers

Charity workers offering a free dog microchipping service to the people of Armagh were left in a state of distress when they were targeted by teenage stone-throwers and subjected to “vile abuse” this afternoon, Monday. Lord Mayor...

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Motion of ‘no confidence’ in SF Mayor Daire Hughes defeated at Newry Council

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Motion of ‘no confidence’ in SF Mayor Daire Hughes defeated at Newry Council

A Unionist motion of ‘no confidence’ in Newry and Mourne Sinn Fein Mayor Daire Hughes has been defeated tonight (Monday). And Mayor Hughes, speaking afterwards, said he would continue to represent all citizens....

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‘Homophobia’ accusations as Newry Council rejects viaduct rainbow illumination

August 19, 2014, No Comments

‘Homophobia’ accusations as Newry Council rejects viaduct rainbow illumination

Newry and Mourne Council rejected a call to light up Craigmore Viaduct in support of the Newry Pride Festival at its meeting last night, Monday. And Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins accused those who refused to support lighting up...

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