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Saftey

Members of Dalaradia/RATH. Community Group have been contacted by concerned residents within the Rathcoole estate after the finding of a discarded needle in the middle of a street where young children play. The group is unsure of its use to its user however the discarding of it is an absolute disgrace. If this person is …

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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. Quick fact: Did you sing the traditional “Auld Lang Syne” at the stroke of midnight? Did you know it is a Scots-language poem sung worldwide and was written by Robert …

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Merry Christmas folks

Ablythe Yuletide billies Merry Christmas friends/comrades 🎄 Dalaradia group 🎄

Foodbank

This past week members of our group/RATH. Community Group in conjunction with REACH provided 10 homes with food parcels with the last being provided this evening. We also gathered some toys for some families. If we cannot help our own, what is the point in our very existence? There is a real stigma around food …

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Stop the Betrayal Act: Preserve the Union

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia attended the “Stop the Betrayal Act: Preserve the Union” rally at the iconic Ulster Hall. Just like in 1912 and 1986, thousands gathered United in their uncompromising message of resistance to not only this deal, but the eradication of everything we hold dear. Many unionists are strongly critical of the …

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John Stevens and Andrew Grocock

Last week members of Dalaradia/RATH. Community Group group hosted John Stevens and Andrew Grocock of the conservatives. John Stevens is a former Conservative Member of the European Parliament. Andrew Grocock is the chairman of The Conservative Monday Club.               During their visit we gave them a brief history of …

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Lampost in memory of Ian

On Tuesday 27th November members of Dalaradia dedicated a lamppost in memory of our greatly missed former patron Dr Ian Adamson OBE. Some years ago, Ian rescued this original gas lamp from Sandy Row. Around 2010 he offered it to Helen Brooker, then Chair of Belmont Tower, suggesting it could be erected there. Unfortunately it …

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Public meeting

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia facilitated a public meeting for Newtownabbey in the Nortel Social Club. The panel included Dean McCullough of the Democratic Unionist Party, Billy Hutchinson, of the Progressive Unionist Party N.I. and Mark Cosgrove of the Ulster Unionist Party with closing comments from Moore Holmes, a Belfast based Loyalist and school teacher. …

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Media

Our friend Jim is correct. Loyalism is a bad word due to an overly biased media. If the media sat on two stories about Loyalists, one positive and one negative, you are 99% guaranteed the negative would make the print. Sad but true. Every story needs a bad guy and we are it, unfairly might …

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Unionist Unity

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia attended a Unionist Unity rally meeting in a packed Monkstown Social Club. Yet another meeting in a very frustrated Unionist community. The upcoming General Election is without a doubt one of the most important our beautiful country has seen in a long time. Are you registered to vote? Are you …

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