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Donegal mourns the loss of three women in horrific crash

The funerals of three women yesterday provided an insight into the scale of the loss suffered by the community in south Donegal and the many lives devastated by Friday's horrific three-vehicle crash on the N2 near Ardee, Co Louth.

Tragic outcome to search for Dean McIlwaine

A full investigation is under way into the circumstances surrounding the death of 22-year-old Dean McIlwaine, whose body was found on the Cavehill above Belfast at the weekend.

Parks should be reclaimed from hooligans

A POLICE tweet that 'it just isn't on' for drunken youths to rip up the special surface of a children's play area in a Belfast park is something of an understatement.

Welcome arrival of new air ambulance

A TRAINING flight of the new Air Ambulance Northern Ireland suddenly turned into the first real rescue carried out by the new service on Saturday.

Tough times for James Brokenshire

THE much-discussed deal between the Conservatives and the DUP was supposed to last for a full five-year parliamentary term but has actually managed to run into considerable trouble within rather less than five weeks.

Anto Finnegan's heroic campaign

The former Antrim GAA captain Anto Finnegan has responded with enormous courage and commitment since he was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease almost exactly five years ago.

BBC needs to note concerns

It is entirely understandable that the BBC needs to secure the services of talented performers in a range of sectors by offering highly attractive salaries.

‘New girl’ should know better than to defend hate mongers

Emma Little-Pengelly may be ‘a new girl’ to the political stage but she should know better than to attempt to defend the lowest common denominators in our society – the hate mongers who haven’t a political aspiration in their heads other than to demonise those who dare to claim they are Irish/ nationalist and have aspirations to a United Ireland.

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