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Belfast: Memories of the late sixties : Ann Allan

Thinking back on my days in Belfast in the late sixties brought back many memories as to how alive the city was in those days. After my spell in East Belfast myself and a few of my friends moved to

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Ann Allan – Happy memories of East Belfast

We are delighted to welcome Ann Allan as our newest Vixen.¬†Below is a piece detailing her memories of growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, and her fondness for East Belfast. ¬† I arrived in East Belfast in October 1966.

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Former CIRA Commander Tommy Crossan shot dead in Belfast.

A former Continuity IRA Commander, under death threat from the organisation he once led, has been shot dead in Belfast today. The dead man, father of four Tommy Crossan (44) an election candidate for Republican Sinn Fein in 2001, fell

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