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Tag Archives: Greencastle

Third birthday card from President

One of Longlands’ most well known daughters received her third letter from the President last week when she

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Loyalist flags at shops and chapel

A number of loyalist paramilitary flags have been erected along a main route in North Belfast including outside a supermarket and at the entrance to a mixed neighbourhood. The Shore Road has seen a number of UVF flags and unions flags erected along the route into Belfast.

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All welcome to end of term fete

PUPILS, teachers and parents of a Greencastle school will round off the exhausting school year in style this weekend. Saint Mary’s, Star of the Sea Primary School is staging a community fun day on Saturday at 10am to promote the school and to give all the children a great day out.

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Meeting to reassure parents

The principal of a North Belfast primary school has reassured parents the school is going nowhere and will continue to educate children in the area after rumours it could be set to close. Kieran McGarry, head teacher of St Mary’s Star of the Sea Primary School in Greencastle, spoke out to quash rumours the school might be set to close its doors.

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Tributes paid to ‘true gent’ Harry

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved Greencastle man who died last week after a battle with cancer. Harry Magill, the honorary president of Greencastle Rovers Football Club, passed away last Wednesday (February 15) at the age of 77 after developing a rare heart tumor earlier this year.

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Tributes to Teresa

Tribute has been paid to a Whitewell woman who played a crucial role in the development of her local area following her death through illness last week. Teresa Knowles was on the board of the Greencastle Community Empowerment Partnership, which later became the groundbreaking cross community group Greater Whitewell Community Surgery.

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