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2008-09-16 12:00:00

By Kerry McKittrick Tonight at the Marketplace Theatre in Armagh is a country music spectacular featuring some of the vocalists and musicians who successfully toured with 'Country Legends'.

2005-10-30 18:45:05

By Kevin Smith BELFAST (Reuters) - A pro-British paramilitary group in Northern Ireland said on Sunday it had ordered its armed units to stand down after rival guerrillas opposed to British rule scrapped their weapons earlier this year.

2005-10-30 15:46:57

BELFAST (Reuters) - A murderous feud between rival Protestant paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland which claimed four lives over the past four months has ended, a statement from negotiators said on Sunday.

2005-10-05 04:15:01

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to read former paramilitary Protestant leader instead of former Protestant leader - inserting dropped word) By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-05 04:18:13

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-04 20:29:56

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant guerrilla group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the British province.

2005-09-14 07:30:00

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - The Protestant group blamed for instigating riots in Belfast at the weekend warned on Wednesday that Northern Ireland's pro-British community was resorting to violence because it felt sidelined by the government.

2005-09-14 01:06:44

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it no longer considered two Protestant parmilitary groups to be observing ceasefires, after heavy rioting in Northern Ireland's capital at the weekend.

2005-08-15 06:00:01

BELFAST (Reuters) - A man was shot dead near Belfast city center on Monday morning in what politicians said could be the fourth killing in a bloody feud between Protestant extremists who want Northern Ireland to remain British-ruled.

2005-08-04 10:18:43

By Kevin Smith BELFAST (Reuters) - With a cast of chillingly-nicknamed characters and an alphabet soup of rival factions, Northern Ireland's Protestant guerrilla groups have spent years locked in murderous infighting.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.