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Issue 1214 – Football

June 28, 2016 

Brexit: Shock Leave results plunges North into state of uncertainty

June 27, 2016 

The victory for the Leave campaign came as a shock to many when results of the EU Referendum emerged early on Friday. Read more

Omission of Cuan Mhuire from addiction information booklet prompts angry reaction

June 27, 2016 

A glossy booklet recently produced by the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) and the Southern Health and Social Services Trust (SHSST) detailing alcohol and drug support services in the district has prompted anger at its omission of any mention of Cuan Mhuire, the area’s leading centre for addiction rehabilitation. Read more

Lip Sync fundraiser raises £27k for brave Séanín as she embarks on US voyage

June 27, 2016 

As brave Belleek’s girl Séanín Smith finally embarked on her arduous two week journey by boat to America last Monday where she will undergo vital surgery and tests, her army of supporters were preparing themselves for the main event of a dedicated fundraising campaign to raise the remaining £40,000 needed for her medical treatment in the States. Read more

Concern at police failure to deal with ‘criminality and intimidation’ in Cullyhanna

June 27, 2016 

There are heightened fears among the community of south Armagh that the PSNI is failing to deal with a small number of people in the Cullyhanna area who are involved in criminality and intimidation, MP Mickey Brady has claimed. Read more

SoS rejects Sinn Fein call for border poll

June 27, 2016 

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy says England’s decision to leave the European Union means that a referendum on a United Ireland is now vital. Read more

SDLP vows to resist return of ‘hard border’

June 27, 2016 

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty MLA says the EU referendum result will see Northern Ireland dragged out of the European Union, in opposition to the will of the people here and are now “shackled to a future they did not vote for”. Read more

Pro-choice activists fly pills to the North using ‘Abortion drone’

June 27, 2016 

Pro-choice activists have successfully flown abortion pills into Northern Ireland using a drone in an act of protest against strict laws around terminations that are in place on both sides of the border. Read more

Political expert claims IRA is ’embarrassed’ by Kingsmill massacre

June 27, 2016 

As the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre got underway again last week, a leading political expert claimed the IRA is embarrassed about its involvement in the atrocity. Read more

South Armagh prisoner successfully appeals fresh drug smuggling sentence

June 27, 2016 

A former dissident republican currently serving a 12 year sentence for making explosives has successfully appealed against a fresh sentence for smuggling drugs into prison. Read more

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