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Peter Bunting

Yesterday evening Dalaradia along with the Carson Project, hosted Peter Bunting, the Assistant General Secretary for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions at the Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim. A very enjoyable discussion with many topics covered including the NHS, benifit cuts, social housing and the working classes role in Northern Ireland. He would have responsibility for …

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Voter registration night

On Tuesday evening and yesterday evening members of Dalaradia in conjunction with our sub group the RATH. Community Group held a voter registration night to help members of the community get registered. In total close to 40 people are now registered over the two nights. We want more! We need more! We will be organising …

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Public meeting i

This evening members of Dalaradia are hosting a public meeting in Antrim. There is also a public meeting in Sandy Row Orange Hall at the same time for anyone in that area. All are most welcome to attend. The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. We …

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Unionist Unity rally

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia attended a Unionist Unity rally meeting in a packed North Belfast Orange Memorial Hall. There were many topics of discussion including the betrayal act, the Union and the upcoming elections being paramount. It was extremely positive and reminiscent of the Ulster Says No mass protest campaign against the provisions of …

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Voting registration evening

Need help with your electoral registration forms? We as a group recognise not everyone uses the internet and can’t fill them in online. Dalaradia in conjunction with our sub group the RATH. Community Group are opening our Rathcoole office at Room 21, Dunanney Centre, Rathmullan Drive, BT379DQ to help. It will be open on Monday …

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Kill your speed signs

On Sunday evening members of Dalaradia in conjunction with our sub group the RATH. Community Group erected “kill your speed” signs after concerned residents contacted the group about speeding within the Rathcoole estate. Statistics show a community’s approach to speed can be a proactive solution that local areas can put in place to tackle excessive …

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Stevie McCrea mural

A new mural recently opened in the Village area of South Belfast dedicated to our friend and comrade Stevie McCrea, fondly known as “X-ray”. 30 years ago 16th February 1989 Stephen had just finished his last day of work at the Belfast enterprise zone on the “work out” ACE scheme. Stevie, a highly thought of …

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Reformation Sunday

Today is reformation Sunday which marks Martin Luther’s actions at Wittenberg prompting the beginning of the Protestant Faith which remade Christianity in the West. The reason for our very existence. On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther is said to have nailed his 95 Theses to the wooden doors of the local church in Wittenberg, Germany. …

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Loyalists stop riots, create jobs, challenge racism and promote inclusion, so why do we only ever hear about regressive elements who want to turn the clock back?

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/peter-shirlow-loyalists-stop-riots-create-jobs-challenge-racism-and-promote-inclusion-so-why-do-we-only-ever-hear-about-regressive-elements-who-want-to-turn-the-clock-back-38624488.html?fbclid=IwAR1lma9_G8ud-G83csc1Vh18cf5yWZ9Ku6uYd_LoHxiktp5sBiN0YzxqJuw

Loyalists feel that if they use the same threats that they might achieve their ends

https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-loyalists-say-dublin-has-destroyed-trust-built-with-them-over-decades-1-9116161?fbclid=IwAR3MA3-akljinu3mXfeiPV47NYIZkLXZsQdVb11efYc5Z_MJaqISkRrEDb4 East Belfast loyalist Mr Wilson of REACH, who describes himself as ‘a former combatant’ linked to the RHC, said there was “a lot of anger” at the meeting. “Loyalists feel that if they use the same threats that they might achieve their ends. And that has to be answered by people in the Alliance …

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