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VIDEO: Full Niall Currie press conference to announce Portadown manager

Niall Currie was confirmed on Monday night as Portadown’s next manager during a Shamrock Park press conference.

Football
The PSNI are investigating child sex abuse allegations within clubs in Northern Ireland.

Historic child sex abuse allegations have been linked to NI football clubs

PSNI have confirmed they are looking at allegations of child sex abuse linked to football clubs in Northern Ireland.

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Joel Reid in action for the Academy during their semi-final victory over Sullivan, Pic: Rowland White / Presseye

HOCKEY: Academy boys must stay strong in McCullough decider

Banbridge Academy will have to stick to their guns if they’re going to bring the McCullough Cup back to the Lurgan Road this week.

Football
Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

It seems Linfield are in the box seat to sign Kevin Amuneke.

Football
Nick Fullerton, Senior Manager at SONI with Armaghs James Hanna and Dungannons Jake Finlay launching SONIs Player of the Round at Kingspan Stadium

RUGBY: SONI launch ‘player of the round’ for Ulster Premiership League

Title sponsor of the Ulster Rugby Premiership, SONI (System Operator for Northern Ireland), have announced that they will be rewarding the best player performance across each set of SONI Ulster Rugby Premiership fixture weekends for the rest of the season.

Sport
Morning View

Serious crime must ultimately be met with serious action

A campaign has been launched to discourage the public from buying fake products.

Opinion
An otter enjoys a meal on the River Bann, Picture by Alistair Prentice,

Alistair ‘the early bird’ who catches otter at breakfast

A local photographer scored something of a double whammy last week - not only getting some superb pictures of an otter on the Bann but also catching it on film while it was enjoying a ‘rare delicacy’ for breakfast.

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Emma Little-Pengelly MLA. Photo: Northern Ireland Assembly/PA Wire

DUP slams Alliance ‘double standards’

The Alliance Party has “questions to answer on double standards” over the controversial Social Investment Fund (SIF), the DUP has claimed.

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Austin Hunter

Fond farewell to Austin Hunter, a true friend and colleague

Austin Hunter was a great guy, a terrific journalist who contributed much in his several years as News Letter editor, in his earlier career as a BBC journalist and later as a public relations consultant.

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June 2012: Sandy Row Ulster Freedom Fighters mural painted over.  The masked gun man mural with the words 'You are now entering loyalist Sandy Row' is to be replaced by a painting of King William.

Tourists want to see ‘blood and guts murals’

A Belfast tour guide has said some tourists are disappointed to see that many old-style images have been replaced by less sinister ones.

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Davey Hill, left, and Alan McCulla represent a Kilkeel network of businesses who say more than 1,000 jobs could be created in the expanded harbour

Kilkeel bids for lifegiving development support

Progress on plans to extend the harbour at Kilkeel has become an urgent issue according to a group of local businesses who have created hundreds of new jobs in the last three years.

Business
Pictured at Parliament Buildings with the Minister Simon Hamilton is aPriori president and CEO Stephanie Feraday

US tech firm aPriori Technologies brings jobs with Belfast investment

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has announced US business aPriori Technologies is to establish a 15 strong technology team in Belfast to support its growth.

Business
Norbert Sagnard receives his 2016 Business Angel of Year award from Judith Totten of Upstream with Alan Watts of Halo, left, and 2015 Business Angel of the Year Stuart Harvey

Tech backer Sagnard named NI Business Angel of the Year

Norbert Sagnard, one of Northern Ireland’s leading tech angels has been named as the 2016 Halo “Business Angel of the Year.”

Business
John Rainey of Denroy Plastics with Max Rainey bursary winner Mark Wright

Impressive student wins Max Rainey bursary at Queens

This years’ Max Rainey bursary has been awarded to Mark Wright, who has just completed a first class honours degree in mechanical engineering at Queens University.

Business
Irene McAleese collecting See.Senses award at the Elektras

See.Sense honoured with Euro award

Northern Ireland cycling technology company See.Sense is celebrating after claiming a major prize at this year’s Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2016.

Business

IRISH LEAGUE: Niall Currie confirmed as Portadown manager

Niall Currie has described a return home to Portadown as the ‘pinnacle’ of his career in Irish League management.

Football
Mark McAllister. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

McAllister set for shock Ports recall

Mark McAllister is set for a sensational recall to the Portadown senior squad.

Football
Man, 30, charged with attempted murder of woman

Man, 30, charged with attempted murder of woman

A 30-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow charged with attempted murder over an incident in Downpatrick that left a woman seriously injured.

Crime
‘Device under vehicle’ in Newtonabbey

‘Device under vehicle’ in Newtonabbey

Police have issed a warning after a report of a device being placed under a civilian vehicle in the Newtonabbey area today (Monday, December 5).

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