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# belfast - Yesterday’s News

Irish-language nursery school in east Belfast to relocate after 'social media hate campaign'
# Naíscoil Na Seolta
# Naíscoil Na Seolta

Irish-language nursery school in east Belfast to relocate after 'social media hate campaign'

14 hours ago 19,167 Views 30 Comments

Naíscoil na Seolta is due to open in September but will now do so in another location.

Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne

Updated Wed 11:07 AM 78,959 Views 0 Comments

Another young child has been taken to hospital where they remain in intensive care.

Woman held in murder probe as child dies in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman held in murder probe as child dies in Ardoyne

Updated Wed 6:02 AM 45,271 Views 0 Comments

Ambulance crews had earlier taken two children to hospital.

# belfast - Friday 23 July, 2021

Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented

Updated Fri 3:29 PM 35,598 Views 23 Comments

He urged the UK and Irish governments to undertake a human rights compliant investigation.

# belfast - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Calls for 'mandatory' bonfire regulations in the North after teenager critically injured
# Belfast
# Belfast

Calls for 'mandatory' bonfire regulations in the North after teenager critically injured

Jul 13th 2021, 6:35 PM 19,239 Views 27 Comments

The teenager is being treated for his injuries in hospital.

# belfast - Saturday 10 July, 2021

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court
# Tiger's Bay
# Tiger's Bay

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court

Jul 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 30,619 Views 34 Comments

A legal bid to force police to intervene on the bonfire in the loyalist area of Tiger’s Bay in north Belfast failed yesterday.

# belfast - Friday 9 July, 2021

Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire
# Eleventh Night
# Eleventh Night

Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 23,137 Views 29 Comments

The bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional “Eleventh Night” events.

# belfast - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob

Jun 24th 2021, 8:49 AM 85,717 Views 55 Comments

Alice-Lee Bunting was five when she was photographed running a loyalist gauntlet 20 years ago.

# belfast - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings
# North Ireland
# North Ireland

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:29 AM 12,803 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Fein Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey accused her partners in government of ‘arrogant disrespect’ over their non-attendance.

# belfast - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet
# High Court
# High Court

Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet

Updated May 27th 2021, 1:28 PM 37,695 Views 0 Comments

First Minister of Northern Ireland and outgoing DUP leader Arlene Foster had sued the celebrity medic for defamation.

# belfast - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary
# Appeal
# Appeal

Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary

Updated May 23rd 2021, 2:00 PM 41,473 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued an appeal to find Patrick Hovarth (5) and Fabricio Hovarth (8).

# belfast - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday
# Missing Children
# Missing Children

Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday

May 19th 2021, 7:56 PM 40,941 Views 0 Comments

The two boys, five-year-old Patrick Hovarth and eight-year-old Fabricio Hovarth were last seen on Friday evening.

# belfast - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings

Updated May 12th 2021, 9:47 PM 50,068 Views 86 Comments
  • Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
  • Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
  • Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'

# belfast - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated May 11th 2021, 2:40 PM 37,271 Views 28 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"

# belfast - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 13,705 Views 0 Comments

McCann was shot dead by paratroopers as he attempted to evade arrest by a plain clothed police officer in 1972.

# belfast - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons

Apr 28th 2021, 4:58 PM 5,003 Views 0 Comments

Tom McKibbin is keeping the advice he has received from the star close to his chest.

# belfast - Monday 26 April, 2021

Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 32,959 Views 0 Comments

The legacy case of Joe McCann is one of several on which Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service has taken decisions.

# belfast - Friday 23 April, 2021

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’
# Dr Christian Jessen
# Dr Christian Jessen

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:25 PM 43,939 Views 0 Comments

Dr Jessen sent the tweet on 23 December 2019.

# belfast - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
# Svetlana Murphy
# Svetlana Murphy

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:22 PM 262,920 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male
# Child Rescue Alert
# Child Rescue Alert

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 12:51 PM 199,621 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí are seriously concerned about the welfare of 14-year-old Svetlana Murphy.
  • She's believed to be in the company of Nojus Maculevicius (18) and went missing from her home in Louth on Monday.
  • Information is being sought on a car - a grey-silver Hyundai Veloster with registration number 132 D 13518.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 1:38 PM 35,821 Views 42 Comments

Demonstrations took place in Belfast and Derry.

# belfast - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 1:32 PM 26,326 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

# belfast - Friday 9 April, 2021

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 10:39 PM 40,103 Views 107 Comments

This was one of a number of sporadic incidents of unrest in Northern Ireland this evening.

# belfast - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,423 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence
# Belfast
# Belfast

Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence

Apr 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 16,206 Views 20 Comments

Justice Minister Naomi Long said it was “a mercy” that nobody was killed.

# belfast - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 7:08 PM 43,839 Views 74 Comments

Further unrest swept across parts of Carrickfergus and Derry last night.

# belfast - Monday 5 April, 2021

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast
# Appeal
# Appeal

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast

Apr 5th 2021, 4:09 PM 16,848 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# belfast - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast

Apr 4th 2021, 2:53 PM 31,932 Views 9 Comments

She has been named as Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton.

# belfast - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast
# Sandy Row
# Sandy Row

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 2:29 PM 76,466 Views 97 Comments

There was also rioting in Derry with 27 officers injured across the two cities.

# belfast - Monday 29 March, 2021

Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre
# Flipping The Script
# Flipping The Script

Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre

Mar 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,053 Views 10 Comments

The arena floor has the capacity for 60 separate vaccine stations.

# belfast - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident
# York Street
# York Street

Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident

Mar 17th 2021, 11:49 AM 20,778 Views 1 Comment

Two women and a man have been arrested in connection with the incident near York Street.

Police investigate latest graffiti threat to Leo Varadkar in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police investigate latest graffiti threat to Leo Varadkar in Belfast

Mar 17th 2021, 7:19 AM 63,427 Views 51 Comments

The Tánaiste has been the target of two other graffiti incidents in the city this year.

# belfast - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive
# Inquest
# Inquest

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive

Mar 12th 2021, 3:02 PM 11,738 Views 0 Comments

Gerard McMahon died in hospital in 2016, hours after he suffered a cardiac arrest during an altercation with police.

# belfast - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer

Mar 4th 2021, 1:52 PM 28,040 Views 21 Comments

Ryanair has not operated at Belfast airport since 2010.

# belfast - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,050 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

# belfast - Monday 22 February, 2021

Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 5:58 PM 14,502 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened just after 11pm in north Belfast last night.

# belfast - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime
# Threat
# Threat

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime

Feb 10th 2021, 6:29 PM 41,238 Views 28 Comments

It appeared at the front railings of Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports
# Belfast
# Belfast

Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports

Feb 10th 2021, 10:51 AM 8,156 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said checks will resume on a phased basis.

# belfast - Monday 8 February, 2021

'A bad week for the PSNI': How an arrest at a Belfast massacre memorial has put pressure on policing
# Sean Graham Bookmakers
# Sean Graham Bookmakers

'A bad week for the PSNI': How an arrest at a Belfast massacre memorial has put pressure on policing

Feb 8th 2021, 4:45 PM 16,872 Views 15 Comments

Chief Constable Simon Byrne has apologised for the force’s conduct at the memorial.

# belfast - Friday 5 February, 2021

Corporate manslaughter probe launched into Noah Donohoe’s death
# Belfast
# Belfast

Corporate manslaughter probe launched into Noah Donohoe’s death

Feb 5th 2021, 3:53 PM 64,286 Views 9 Comments

The 14-year-old’s body was recovered from a storm drain close to the M2 motorway in June, six days after he went missing.

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