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Back on the search for lasting peace

I got a taster of the rivalry to come at Euro 2012 on Tuesday at peace process talks in Dublin between

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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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Emptiness beside the happy memories

Mary Enright and her husband Terry are cheerful people. When I visit them, Mary chats about the weather, Terry has a little laugh at how different my head looks when I take my cap off. Then he leaves and I sit down with Mary. It’s January 12, 2012; the day before, January 11, was the fourteenth anniversary of the death of their son Terry, who was shot dead by the LVF.

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Fears Mater may be swamped as City A&E shuts

A North Belfast pressure group has sought assurances from the head of the Belfast Trust that the Mater Hospital’s accident and emergency unit will not be overburdened by the closure of the A&E unit at the City Hospital.

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Medical staff sick of the cuts

An accident and emergency nurse at North Belfast’s Mater Hospital said nurses in the casualty unit are so overstretched they are coming to him in tears about their workload.

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Meeting learns of families’ pain

The only park in Western Europe divided by a wall because of community tensions will see a groundbreaking step toward normality tomorrow (Friday) when a gate between the two sides is officially opened.

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