Simon Doyle
SCHOOLS in dire need of new buildings face indefinite waits after being told that, while they will get funding, education chiefs cannot say when. Ambitious plans to build 15 schools as part of a £170 million investment were unveiled last summer.

Barra McGrory defends his independence

Barra McGrory defends his independence
Barra McGrory has defended his position as head of the prosecution service amid criticism from sections of unionism that he is compromised because of his former role as solicitor to a number of high profile figures including Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams.


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