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A PROMINENT teaching union leader has labelled hundreds of pre-school classroom staff "well-meaning amateurs". The head of the Ulster Teachers' Union (UTU) said some children were being left in the hands of people who lacked the necessary skills or knowledge. 

 
 

                 

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Sinn Féin: Gerry Adams not a liability despite race gaffe

Sinn Féin: Gerry Adams not a liability despite race gaffe

Northern Ireland news
SINN Féin has insisted that its leader Gerry Adams is not a liability after an angry backlash on Twitter forced him to apologise for using the ‘n’ word in a tweet.
Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams apologises for using N-word on Twitter    Gerry Adams Twitter profile raised eyebrows before the 'N-word' gaffe    How Gerry Adams and others have made online gaffes   
On This Day - May 3 1992: Derry GAA lift National League title, a launchpad for greater heights
Family of murdered Seamus Ludlow launch legal proceedings against Police Ombudsman

Family of murdered Seamus Ludlow launch legal proceedings against Police Ombudsman

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FORTY years after the murder of a Co Louth forestry worker by loyalists, the family of Seamus Ludlow have launched legal proceedings against the Police Ombudsman, claiming it failed to investigate collusion allegations.
Seamus Ludlow family seeks independent inquiry into his murder    Murdered Seamus Ludlow's family take justice campaign to Dail