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No tears shed on death of Thatcher

While Margaret Thatcher’s death – just like her life – has divided opinion elsewhere, in West Belfast the memories of the former British Prime minister are still too raw for any eulogies. Dubbed the Iron Lady, Mrs Thatcher died on Monday after suffering a stroke while staying in the Ritz Hotel in London. She was 87. […]

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Mystery over fuel spill that claimed local woman’s life

A SOUTH Belfast woman died after the car she was travelling in skidded on diesel spilt from a lorry just moments earlier, the inquest into her death has heard.

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Carryduff company fined after death of worker on site

A South Belfast construction company has been fined nearly £30,000 after a man was killed while working at a site in England.

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Body lay undiscovered for three days after blaze

The body of a South Belfast woman who died in a house fire remained undiscovered for three days despite neighbours noticing smoke coming from the property, the inquest into her death has heard.

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Condolences over Lagan body find

THE Chairperson of the Lagan Valley Regional Park Board has offered condolences to the family of a man whose body was found close to Shaws Bridge in South Belfast.

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Heartbreak and shock at sudden death of vice principal and Gael

THE sudden death of a West Belfast teacher and active member of the GAA has left the community shocked and saddened. Peter Cassidy, who was the vice principal of St Colman’s High School in Ballynahinch, died suddenly last weekend after playing squash in Belfast. The active 51-year-old father-of-two, who originally came from Riverdale, was a […]

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