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Investigations launched after death of Magilligan prisoner

A 44-year-old male prisoner has died at Magilligan Prison.

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The house in the Culdee Drive area of Armagh. Photo: Press Eye

‘Neighbours tried to save fire victim’

The man who died in a house fire in Armagh last night (Friday) has been named locally as Barry Toal.

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Caolon shows off his metal

Caolan home with two medals

The youngest athlete on Ireland’s Special Olympics winter squad, Lurgan schoolboy Caolan McConville is coming home today (Saturday, March 25) with a silver medal and a bronze medal adding a little extra weight to his luggage!.

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Burglary tips from police as clocks go forward

As the clocks go forward one hour tonight (Saturday), and the evenings start to get lighter, police are urging people to take precautions against opportunistic burglars.

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Robin Swann pictured outside the Stormont talks yesterday. Photo: Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Swann to take over as Ulster Unionist leader without a contest

The Ulster Unionist Party’s new leader is set to be Robin Swann after he submitted his name yesterday (Friday) on the deadline for nominations – and not a single other candidate came forward.

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Man dies in house fire

Man dies in house fire

A man in his mid-50s has died in a house fire in Armagh city.

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Sophie Long, formerly of the PUP

PUP member who resigned over tweet thankful for support

Former PUP member Sophie Long has thanked people for their support after she came under fire for a controversial tweet about Martin McGuinness.

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Suspended sentence for punching boy (13)

Suspended sentence for punching boy (13)

A 24-year-old man who punched a teenage boy, knocking him unconscious, was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Not at court due to morning sickness

Not at court due to morning sickness

A young woman is going to plead guilty to shoplifting offences and an assault charge, Banbridge Magistrates Court was told last Thursday.

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‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

When police followed a car on the A1 carriageway they had to drive at speeds of up to 85mph to keep up with it.

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One mother’s long fight to save her young son’s life

One mother’s long fight to save her young son’s life

A mother will always go the extra mile for her child but for Castlederg woman Charlotte Caldwell the journey to save her son Billy, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy, was much longer.

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Keith Baker pictured at court in Craigavon.  Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

House of horrors sex case sentencing adjourned

A husband and wife who held a mentally disabled woman a virtual hostage in a house of horrors to satisfy their own sexual urges will find out next month what their sentences will be.

Crime
One injured in ‘reckless’ petrol bomb attack

One injured in ‘reckless’ petrol bomb attack

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb attack on a house in Co Armagh.

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Fortwilliam Musical Society proudly present Emma Dallas as Natalie and Daniel May as Chad, in their production of All Shook Up.

Daniel gets ‘All Shook Up’

Craigavon lad, Daniel May will be treading the boards as he takes on the role of ‘Chad,’ in Fortwilliam Musical Society’s production of ‘All Shook Up’ in Theatre at the Mill which runs from March 28 to April 1.

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Those who took part in Fit 4 U event in Craigavon.

Adults take part in team building event at Craigavon Leisure Centre

Adults with learning disabilities from across the Southern Trust area, recently participated in a Fit 4 U 2 Team Building at Craigavon Leisure Centre.

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Craigavon Civic Centre and lakes

Buildings to light up in support of Westminster victims

A number of civic buildings will be illuminated in red, white and blue tonight (Friday) to show solidarity with people in London following the terrorist attack there yesterday.

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Diabetes event at Oxford Island

Diabetes event at Oxford Island

Diabetes UK Northern Ireland will be hosting its annual volunteer conference celebrating the successes of volunteers who go the extra mile and make a difference to people living with diabetes in Northern Ireland.

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Colin Elliott

Lurgan man Colin embarks on a week long tour of America

Lurgan man Colin Elliott along with Andrew Cornett are preparing to embark on a seven day tour of America, covering three different States.

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Books of condolence for London terror victims

Books of condolence for London terror victims

Books of condolence are to be opened from tomorrow (Friday) at Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon council offices for the victims of the terrorist attack in London yesterday.

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Kyle Geddis, Brian Boru X and Carla Lockhart MLA.

Lockhart visits world class shamrock firm

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart has commended local business owners Kerry and Kyle Geddis on their world class shamrock production.

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