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Gareth McKeown

A year after the tragic death of a sports-mad 11-year-old just hours after being discharged from hospital, a coroner has heard of concerns about his treatment. A preliminary inquest hearing was told yesterday of several issues raised in a report about  the death of Stephen McElroy.




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  • Man arrested following discovery of cannabis factory in north Belfast
  • Fans queued for hours to meet Nathan Carter in Belfast today
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    Search and rescue teams look for a missing man in the Lagan @irish_news
  • Due to RTC involving a vehicle and a pedestrian motorists should avoid the Bushmills Road, Coleraine.
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  • #Belfast M2 leaving Belfast collision just before Fortwilliam (16:40)
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Border constituency likely more than most to be concerned about a Brexit

Border constituency likely more than most to be concerned about a Brexit

Assembly Election
ONCE the stomping ground of SDLP heavy-hitter Seamus Mallon, the border constituency of Newry and Armagh more than most shows the downward trajectory of the party while the star of its Sinn Féin rivals been on the ascent.
Sub-plots aplenty makes Upper Bann race anything but boring    Constituency Notebook: Nationalist leaders go head to head in Foyle    Constituency notebook: West Belfast: Unionists hoping to clinch seat