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Shocking animal cruelty outside Newry

The level of brutality involved in the attack on a small flock of sheep outside Newry in Co Down which was discovered early yesterday was truly shocking.

Online bullying a huge issue for parents

The desperately sad story of 16-year-old Elle Trowbridge, who took her own life in April, exposes once again the pernicious world of cyber-bullying and the devastation caused by cruel and vicious comments.

Degrees of success for both O'Neills.

Martin O'Neill and Michael O'Neill are not related but their home areas are less than 15 miles apart, on opposite sides of the River Bann and they have each enjoyed exceptional sporting careers.

Abuse victim sends out powerful message to politicians

Despite warning of `profound and serious implications' if the political parties failed to reach a deal by last Thursday's deadline, secretary of state James Brokenshire's strategy appears to be simply allowing the talks to limp on.

Sinn Féin’s list of nonsense trivia

Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin cannot be serious if they believe silly things like flags, marches, Irish language and the plethora of equally dopey notions of ‘nationality’, are the non issues which endear them to us down here in our bit of land and which compels us to desperately wish to take them to our bosom?

Irish alarm grows over Brexit debacle

David Davis, as the UK's Brexit secretary, is at the centre of negotiations with the EU which are of crucial importance to everyone in Ireland, north and south, as well as the citizens of Britain.

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