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Loyalist ceasefire setting granted listed building status

Brendan Hughes
25 March, 2016 15:00
THE place where loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire in 1994 is among dozens of buildings in Belfast that have been newly granted listed status. Eight churches, a horse stableyard that once housed a Grand National winner and several houses along Van Morrison's Cyprus Avenue have also been listed. Fernhill House in Glencairn Park was where the Combined Loyalist Military Command – an umbrella group for the UVF, UDA and Red Hand Commando – announced it was joining the IRA in a ceasefire in 1994. The outbuildings at Fernhill House were also used by 'Tipperary T[...]
25 March, 2016 15:00 Northern Ireland news

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