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Masters 2017: A fairytale victory for Sergio Garcia

After 73 failed attempts to win a major title the Spaniard held his nerve to clinch the Masters at Augusta National. “I’m not good enough. I don’t have the thing I need to have. I’ve come to the conclusion that I need to play for second or third place.” It …

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Harkin: ‘I can’t wait for the cup final’

COLERAINE midfielder Ciaron Harkin speaks to Jonathan McNabb ahead of tomorrow’s Irish Cup final against Linfield… Ciaron Harkin admits he is looking forward to ‘a great experience’ when he faces Linfield in tomorrow’s Irish Cup final (KO 2:30pm). The tireless midfielder joined the Bannsiders in January following a spell with …

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Rise in attacks in Northern Ireland’s fast food outlets

Fast food outlets in Northern Ireland see hundreds of crimes every year according to recent police records published in the Irish News. Of the 2,300 attacks in fast food outlets in the north over the past three years half have been of a violent nature. Topping the list was the …

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PSNI hope simulator will make roads a safer place

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have created a car crash simulator in a bid to make the roads of Northern Ireland a safer place. Aimed at students and young drivers, the simulator takes the passenger through a real story about a fatal car crash in Wales from around …

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Fighting fees for a brighter future

Fighting fees for a brighter future By Andy Gray (@AndyGrayNI) With record numbers coming out to vote in the recent Assembly election, it is clear that politics has once again recaptured the interest of young people in society. After Brexit, there were grumblings that “old people had taken away the …

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13 Reasons Why – Review.

    If you haven’t heard of Netflix’s new series 13 Reasons Why, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. The aptly numbered 13-part series tells the story of 17 year old Hannah Baker; a teenage girl who has committed suicide, leaving behind 13 tapes directed at 13 different …

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Figures show consultant waiting times on the increase in Northern Ireland

Figures show consultant waiting times on the increase in Northern Ireland   Recent figures published by the Department of Health have shown that patients in Northern Ireland are facing increasingly long waiting times for consultant appointments, despite Ministerial targets made last year. A total of 253,093 patients were waiting for …

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Belfast Photo Festival 2017 launched

    Belfast Photo festival returns this month and will run from 1-30th June with exhibitions, talks, workshops, masterclasses, tours, portfolio reviews, and screenings taking place across 25 venues within the city. Launched in 2011, this major photographic event attracts over 80 thousand visitors a year, celebrating some of the …

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Free Fire (2016) Review

When an unlikely group of people are brought together in a black market arms deal, unforeseen coincidences set two gangs against each other in this action comedy.   Set entirely in a derelict umbrella warehouse in Boston during the 1970s, director Ben Wheatley has emulated Quintin Tarantino’s ‘Reservoir Dogs’ with …

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Over £12,000 raised at Limavady’s “Big Fight Night”

A cross-community fund raising event is celebrating another successful year, being hailed as one of the best events to have ever taken place in Limavady. The “Big Fight Night” was held at Roe Valley Leisure Centre on Saturday 1st April between members of the Limavady Rugby Club and Limavady Wolfhounds. …