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Video: 65 years on, town pays tribute to victims of ferry disaster

A poignant service was held on the shores of Larne this morning to mark the 65th anniversary of what has been called 'a generation’s Titanic'.
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Brother's tribute to "beautiful soul"

The family of a talented young musician who passed away recently have paid tribute to his "beautiful and fragile soul".
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Doggy 911 founder Gabrielle Gardiner with her dogs Sam and Charlie.

New homes in NI for dogs rescued from China

Six dogs who were rescued from horrific conditions in China will be meeting their new families in Carrickfergus at the end of this month.

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Elijah as a baby.

Mum on a mission to raise awareness of rare skin condition

A Carrickfergus mum is on a mission to raise awareness after her little boy was born with a rare skin condition.
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Heating oil was stolen from the children's unit in Whitehead.

Kids miss out as heating oil stolen from respite unit

Local families have been left “disappointed” and “upset” following the theft of heating oil from a Whitehead children’s centre.

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Blow for Ianessa as US treatment cancelled

A Carrickfergus schoolgirl who was to undergo cancer treatment in the US has received the devastating news that the trip has been cancelled.

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Ianessa Connor.

Support for Carrick schoolgirl's treatment fund 'humbling'

A Carrickfergus man has told of how he "stepped up" to care for his desperately ill sister after she was diagnosed with a brain tumour.
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Hi, my name's Larne: Teen makes detour to visit namesake town

The Giant’s Causeway, Titanic Belfast, and the Game of Thrones connection are all top reasons tourists flock to Northern Ireland - but for one visitor, it was personal.
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Family’s appeal after Carrick man injured in Thailand

The family of a young Carrickfergus man who was injured on holiday in Thailand have appealed for help to meet his mounting medical costs.

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M&S food hall gets the green light

The approval of a planning application for a Marks & Spencer food hall in Carrick has reignited debate on the regeneration of the town centre.

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Philip Crozier (far right, middle) pipes Her Majesty The Queen aboard her namesake vessel during the ceremony.

Greenisland man welcomes monarch aboard namesake vessel

A Greenisland man has spoken of his pride in welcoming Her Majesty The Queen onboard the Royal Navy vessel, HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth.
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Greenisland man welcomes monarch aboard namesake vessel

A Co Antrim man has spoken of his pride in welcoming Her Majesty The Queen onboard the Royal Navy vessel, HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth.

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Paint daubed on Larne War Memorial.

Larne Cenotaph attack was 'hate crime', say police

An overnight attack which saw Larne Cenotaph splashed with paint is being treated as a hate crime, say police.
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Vandalism at Larne War Memorial.

In pictures: Paint attack on Larne War Memorial

An incident of vandalism at Larne’s War Memorial has been condemned as "shameful."
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Cover of the single Talking to a Snowman.

Oasis star gives the go-ahead for group's charity tune

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has given a Co Antrim music school the go-ahead for their new charity single.

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Megan Fleming

'Cross-border' effort brings NI teen safely home after surgery in Turkey

A County Antrim teenager who faced a one-year wait for surgery on the NHS is on the “road to recovery” after receiving private treatment abroad.

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MLA blasts 'reckless' behaviour as used needles once again dumped at roadside

An East Antrim MLA has condemned an incident which saw used hypodermic needles dumped at a Carrickfergus roadside.
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John Stewart.

MLA auctions off ticket for NI v Switzerland game

An East Antrim MLA has given a local charity a boost after auctioning off his ticket for tonight's Northern Ireland v Switzerland game.
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Ballymena teen behind festive fair for MindWise

A Ballymena teenager is raising funds and awareness for mental health charity MindWise with a Christmas Gift Fair next weekend.
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Parts of the path have been closed in the past due to health and safety fears.

Thousands sign petition urging re-opening of Blackhead Path

Thousands of people have supported a call for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to fully re-open one of the area's most important "tourist assets".
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