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Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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'The Priests'.

‘The Priests’ release ‘Alleluia’ album in time for Easter

As ‘The Priests’ look forward to the re-release of their album ‘Alleluia’ in time for Easter they reflect on being an overnight success that was almost 40 years in the making.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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The race will leave Belfast City Hall at 9am, linking west and east Belfast.

10 Greats Things To Do In Belfast And Beyond

With St Patrick’s Day kicking off this weekend, there are loads of family-friendly events across Northern Ireland to entertain everyone.

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Pictured at the launch of the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2017 are L-R Jacqui Dixon,Chief Executive of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, Deputy Mayor Noreen McClelland, Claire Faulkner, Director of Garden Show Ireland, Mayor of Antrim & Newtownabbey Cllr John Scott and Damien O'Neill, Group Head of Marketing for Allianz.
The Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful Antrim Castle Gardens May 5-7and promises a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens will be bursting with colour from May 5-7 as Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful venue for a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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Revving up: Actors Daniel May and Emma Dallas who will play Chad and Natalie in Fortwilliam Musical Society�"s production of ��All Shook Up�" are raring and ready to go. The production will run at the Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey from March 28 to April 1. Set to the back drop of Elvis Presley songs the story is based on Twelfth Night and is a show not to be missed. This will be FWMS 40th anniversary year. For ticket details contact www.theatreatthemill.com or call box office on 028 9034 0202  Picture by Brian Morrison.

Theatre at the Mill will be rocking to Elvis

Theatre at the Mill will be rocking when Fortwilliam Musical Society, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, brings its latest production ‘All Shook Up’ to the stage on March 28.

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Celebrate the music of Queen

Celebrate the music of Queen

Flash Harry will be bringing their 25th anniversary tour to Theatre at the Mill on Friday March 24.

Music
Larne women Liz Kellett, Ruth Campbell and Yvonne Hirst volunteer Side by Side people with dementia.

Trio volunteer to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia

Three East Antrim women are volunteering to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia, to help them do the things they have always enjoyed.

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Ben Murphy has won a two-week placement with BDO as runner-up in the BDO Interview Award.  Ben is pictured with Laura Jackson (left), BDO Partner and Professor Gillian Armstrong, Ulster University Business School.

UU Business School student, Ben, wins BDO interview award

A second-year BSc Accounting student at the Ulster University Business School from Ballyclare is one of four students to out-score over 80 of his peers to win a valuable BDO Interview Award.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

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Cancer patient Joyce Thompson who has experience of Writing my Cancer Journey sessions which are now to start in March and April for cancer patients in the Co Antrim area.

Writing therapy for Newtownabbey cancer patients

Cancer patients in the Newtownabbey area will have the opportunity to take part in ‘Writing my Cancer Journey’ sessions in March and April.

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Tesco Spaghetto Bolognese

Tesco recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of  egg which is not on the label.

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Richard Lewis, Kerry Craig and Donald Eastop in constume at the Ulster Bank for Comic Relief Day in 1989.

Your great times in the Times

Here are a few photos from the Times archive to get you all talking.

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Dungannon Park is a 70-acre oasis centred round an idyllic still water lake, with miles of interesting pathways.

Much more than a walk in the park

We’ve teamed up with WalkNi to tell you about fascinating strolls, rambles and hikes in places you might otherwise not have considered. Some are local, others will mean an away day, but all are well worth it. This week it’s a parkland set in 70 acres of flora, fauna and water.

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