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Westies take hold of Olympic torch

A WEST Belfast teenager who has overcome mental health problems was one of the torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame on the last stage of its journey through Belfast last night.

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Mary to have flaming good time

A LOCAL pensioner will be having a flaming good week, as she has been selected to carry the Olympic torch as it makes its journey across the North. Ormeau volunteer worker Mary McCarney was chosen from thousands of worthy applicants to run a stretch of the torch route this Thursday, and will be cheered on by hundreds of well-wishers as she carries the flame in the Co Derry town of Magherafelt.

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