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COVID FIGHTBACK: First Citizen donates remainder of mayoral budget to Belfast food banks

Belfast Lord Mayor Danny Baker will donate the remainder of his mayoral budget to food banks across the city which are under increased pressure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “I have taken the decision to donate my budget for the Mayor’s Day in May and the reminder of my term as mayor to food banks […]

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BREAKING: 16 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Musgrave Park Hospital

Sixteen cases of Covid-19 cases have now been confirmed at Musgrave Park Hospital, the Andersonstown News can reveal. The news comes as Health Minister Robin Swann told a Stormont Health Committee hearing today that vital PPE supplies promised by the British Government have not arrived.  It is understood that the first confirmed case of coronavirus […]

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Outpouring of support and solidarity for community hero Niall Murphy as he battles Coronavirus

A torrent of goodwill messages will flood in  tomorrow (30 March) for leading human rights solicitor and United Ireland campaigner Niall Murphy who is gravely ill after contracting the Coronavirus. Friends of the North Belfast man, who is chair of Naomh Éanna GAA club and a founder of the neighbouring Gaelscoil Éanna, have asked the […]

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Frampton predicting an explosive performance on his field of dreams

WHEN he looks back on his career in later years, Carl Frampton insists tomorrow night’s Windsor Park showdown with Luke Jackson will be at the forefront of his mind (approx. 9.45pm, live on BT Sport). At today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel, Frampton scaled 126lbs having stripped completely and Jackson 114.12lbs ahead of their interim […]

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Barnes confident he has the tools to take Rosales’ crown

PADDY Barnes will not rise to Cristofer Rosales’ bait when he challenges for the Nicaraguan’s WBC flyweight title tomorrow night at Windsor Park (first fight on the live BT Sport broadcast at 7.45pm). ‘The Leprechaun’ made the flyweight limit of 115lbs without fuss at today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel, while Rosales was slightly lighter […]

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Impending arrival brings Conlan home

MICHAEL Conlan confirmed the impending birth of his second child is the main reason behind his decision to return to this side of the Atlantic to continue his boxing career under Adam Booth. Conlan spent the first year of his professional career in Los Angeles, training under Manny Robles at The Rock Gym, but after […]

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