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Huge concern over attack on PSNI officer

There will be enormous relief that no one was injured during the weekend attempt to murder an off duty police officer at a Belfast golf club and also huge concern that dissident republicans may be stepping up their evil activities.

Acclaim for superstar Katie Taylor

Co Wicklow boxer Katie Taylor deserves enormous credit for her achievement in becoming the undisputed lightweight champion of the world after defeating Belgium’s Delfine Persoon at Madison Square Garden in New York early yesterday.

Award winning Mourne Wall needs public help

The Mourne Wall, which stretches for 22 miles across 15 peaks in isolated but stunningly beautiful surroundings, was an astonishing feat of engineering when it was built by skilled stonemasons almost a century ago.

Fitting civic honour for Jim McLaughlin

It is rare for a sporting figure to be awarded the freedom of a city but it was entirely appropriate that the honour was conferred on the legendary football manager Jim McLaughlin.

Important step forward in Loughinisland case

Comments by the Lord Chief Justice at the High Court in Belfast yesterday marked an important step forward in the defence of press freedom in a case that has caused deep unease well beyond Northern Ireland.

Acid attack was work of a monster

The shocking acid attack which resulted in the death of a dog in Newry was described by vet Liam Fitzsimons as the worst case of animal cruelty he had ever encountered.

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