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AOH meet National President

Tyrone AOH had the privilege of meeting the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America’s National President, Judge Jim McKay, and National Vice President, Danny O’Connell, in Kinturk Cultural Centre on Saturday, March 25.

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Josiane Umumarashavu (26) from Rwanda sees the ocean for the first time on her visit to Ireland. Photo: Niamh McCarthy

Josiane says huge thank you to all

13 years after featuring on the Trócaire box, Josiane leaves Rwanda for the first time and visits Ireland to thank people for their support

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Joe and Paul finish tractor run

Joe and Paul finish tractor run

Over the St Patrick’s day weekend Joe and Paul Molloy completed their Journey of almost 515 miles from Mizen head to Malin head raising £23,000 in the process. This colossal journey was arranged as a fundraising event for two charities Kilronan special school in Magherafelt and Sands a stillbirth and neonatal bereavement organisation. The pair hoped to raise £10,000 for the charities and planned on taking almost four days to complete, however with their commitment and dedication that’s not how the story went.

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Tara Grimes has come on board with SPAR Northern Ireland to further highlight the retailer's healthy lifestyle messaging. Tara is pictured with Catherine McAlynn from the Henderson Group.

SPAR expands expert portfolio with fitness coach

SPAR in Northern Ireland has welcomed local nutrition and fitness coach, Tara Grimes from Donaghmore on board as its latest local expert.

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Apple has launched its most affordable iPad

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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Discover your options at South West College

Discover your options at South West College

South West College, Dungannon campus, will host a major one-day careers and industry engagement Open Day on Tuesday, March 28 from 12noon – 8pm.

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Members of the Youth Bridge Project Benburb who took part in a sponsored cycle from Armagh to Dungannon for Co-operation North Exchange in 1996.

Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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Fundraising caffeine kick with Eurospar

Fundraising caffeine kick with Eurospar

Three Eurospar supermarkets in the Dungannon area will host a community coffee morning next week, to raise much needed funds for Cancer Fund for Children.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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Council’s new Decade of Anniversaries

Council’s new Decade of Anniversaries

A new series of talks marking a decade of anniversaries will commence later this month as part of Mid Ulster District Council’s programme of commemorative events.

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Businesses learn how to sell on Social Media

Businesses learn how to sell on Social Media

Local businesses can learn how to sell on Social Media at the third and final free business workshop organised by Mid Ulster District Council.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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St. Patrick was not born in Ireland.

10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by people all over the world.

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Twenty years ago, young Ryan Farquhar won the backing of a new sponsor.

Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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Victim support NI need volunteers

Victim support NI need volunteers

Have you some spare time on your hands?

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Vote now for Everyday Harmony Music Therapy

Vote now for Everyday Harmony Music Therapy

The Big Lottery Fund, ITV and The National Lottery have teamed up to give the Northern Ireland public the chance to decide how up to £150,000 of National Lottery funding will make a difference in their local area.

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