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Jan 15

Naive Alliance

Naive Alliance has become a Sinn Fein patsy in republican takeover of Belfast City Hall They vote together and they care only about so-called progressive policies, claims Ruth Dudley Edwards “What has happened to the Alliance Party, which used to pride itself on its independence and its commitment to democratic values? Here are just three …

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An outrage

We call for Sinn Fein MP Barry McElduffs resignation after posting an absolutely outrages video mocking the Kingsmill Massacre on its 42nd anniversary.   Video: https://youtu.be/akkfb5ji3Cs   Kingsmill is a well-known brand of bread in Northern Ireland. It shares a name with the south Armagh village that witnessed one of the most notorious incidents of …

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Clean up

A big well done to the 18th Newtownabbey 2008s, a team Dalaradia sponsors, for their local cleanup. A community cleanup brings volunteers together to clean, repair, and improve public spaces or other areas that have been neglected, vandalized, or misused. Well done guys! https://www.newtownabbeytoday.co.uk/news/club-conducts-litter-pick-up-at-beach-1-8318267

Jan 04

Workshop on Ulster Scots

Dalaradia were delighted to host a discussion workshop on Ulster Scots, Ulster Gaelic and Ullans language, culture and traditions at the Reach UK office. The event was chaired by Dalaradia Patron Dr Ian Adamson OBE with Helen Brooker of Pretani Associates. Guest speaker was the Professor Emeritus Wesley Hutchinson, Honorary President of Europe’s largest Irish …

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Happy new year

A GUID New Year tae yin and a’; and mony may ye see; And during a’ the year tae come, O Happy may ye be. https://www.facebook.com/dalaradiagroup/videos/1557979844284573/ Dalaradia group

Merry Christmas

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Dec 11

Proud Sponsors

Dalaradia are proud to announce we are now Sponsors of a local childrens football team, 18th Newtownabbey 2008s based in Monkstown.         Monkstown was originally called Ballynamanagh/Ballymanock/Baile na Manach, meaning ‘townland of the monks’. Fergus Mor Mac Erc – king of the Gaelic kingdom of Dalriada and an ancestor of our British …

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Lest we forget

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

Unveiling of a mural

Today members of Dalaradia attended the unveiling of a mural at Glenwood Street off the Shankill Road in memory of three key figures in the peace process. One figure being our friend and comrade William “Plum” Smith, alongside Augustus “Gusty” Spence and David “Davy” Irvine. A fitting tribute to men who gave their all to …

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Time of reflection

This morning some members of Dalaradia visited graves of our former friends and comrades at a time of reflection in the run up to Remembrance Sunday. When we come together to reflect, let’s remember our duty to educate future generations of our forebears’ sacrifices. Honour – Service – Sacrifice N.Williamson L.Orr S.Wasson and our dear …

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