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Belfast Telegraph
Carl Frampton's wife Christine and Martin Rogan trade Twitter blowsas well as defending his IBF belt in the much-anticipated unification fight. C
Carl Frampton's wife Christine and Martin Rogan trade Twitter blows
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
as well as defending his IBF belt in the much-anticipated unification fight. Carla met the Jackal in Kelly's nightclub in Portrush in 2006. The couple have two children together. 'Iron Man' Rogan was the Commonwealth heavyweight champion in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland by far the cheapest place in UK to be buried, survey reveals£326. They are Monkshill, Upper Dromore Road, and Kilbroney Road cemeteries. M
Northern Ireland by far the cheapest place in UK to be buried, survey reveals
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
£326. They are Monkshill, Upper Dromore Road, and Kilbroney Road cemeteries. Making up the top 10 are Coleraine and Portrush cemeteries in the Causeway Coast and Glens district, both charging £345. And that is despite the cost of getting... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Injured North West 200 road racer Ryan Farquhar back in intensive care after suffering relapseoff their bikes during the Supertwins race on the Black Hill section of the cou
Injured North West 200 road racer Ryan Farquhar back in intensive care after suffering relapse
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
off their bikes during the Supertwins race on the Black Hill section of the course. It happened close to the spot on the Portrush coast road where 20-year-old rising star Malachi Mitchell-Thomas lost his life in an accident just two days... Read more
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Bolton News
Bikers to give Malachi Mitchell-Thomas fitting send off as father pays tribute to 'fearless son'on his Kawasaki during the third lap of the Supertwins street race at the Vauxh
Bikers to give Malachi Mitchell-Thomas fitting send off as father pays tribute to 'fearless son'
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
on his Kawasaki during the third lap of the Supertwins street race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 in Portrush, Northern Ireland, last Saturday. Up until about 18 months ago Cookstown Burrows Engineering Racing team racer... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Graeme McDowell in the groove for K Club Irish Open glory bidgolfers from that part of Europe in 2000 at Ballybunion. Jamie Donaldson struc
Graeme McDowell in the groove for K Club Irish Open glory bid
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
golfers from that part of Europe in 2000 at Ballybunion. Jamie Donaldson struck a blow for Wales in McDowell's home town, Portrush, four years ago. G-Mac has arrived in Dublin fresh from an encouraging top-10 finish at The Players Championship in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The moment Karen Farquhar knew Ryan was going to pull through after North West 200 horror crashand liver injuries suffered in a 100mph accident during racing last Thursday ni
The moment Karen Farquhar knew Ryan was going to pull through after North West 200 horror crash
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
and liver injuries suffered in a 100mph accident during racing last Thursday night. It happened close to the spot on the Portrush coast road where 20-year-old rising star Malachi Mitchell-Thomas lost his life in an accident on Saturday. But it... Read more
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PGA European Tour
10 of the best Irish Open momentsfor what is fast turning into a decorated career were undoubtedly laid on that
10 of the best Irish Open moments
PGA European Tour / Posted 7 days ago
for what is fast turning into a decorated career were undoubtedly laid on that wet and wild day at Baltray. Royal Portrush makes history as 2012 Irish Open host There is no denying the historic significance of the 2012 Irish Open being... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland’s new luxury train will have fiddling, flutes and fairy tales …The four-day trip will begin and end in Dublin, travelling to Cork, Kerry, Galw
Ireland’s new luxury train will have fiddling, flutes and fairy tales …
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
The four-day trip will begin and end in Dublin, travelling to Cork, Kerry, Galway and Mayo. The two-day will be to Belfast, Portrush and back. The six-day trip will be both itineraries, beginning on Tuesday and back on Monday. Hotel partners in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ian Paisley: 'The last thing Malachi Mitchell-Thomas's family needs are attacks on sport he loved'The NW200 was like the Monaco of Northern Ireland at the weekend. It is estimat
Ian Paisley: 'The last thing Malachi Mitchell-Thomas's family needs are attacks on sport he loved'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
The NW200 was like the Monaco of Northern Ireland at the weekend. It is estimated that it generates more than £6m for the Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine economies per year. Last year streaming and television licensing deals meant more than... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ian Paisley jnr: 'The last thing Malachi Mitchell-Thomas's family needs are attacks on a sport he loved'The NW200 was like the Monaco of Northern Ireland at the weekend. It is estimat
Ian Paisley jnr: 'The last thing Malachi Mitchell-Thomas's family needs are attacks on a sport he loved'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
The NW200 was like the Monaco of Northern Ireland at the weekend. It is estimated that it generates more than £6m for the Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine economies per year. Last year streaming and television licensing deals meant more than... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Photo of tragic North West 200 rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomas taken just 48 hours before death in racegrowing wall of tributes for Malachi Mitchell-Thomas at the spot where he died
Photo of tragic North West 200 rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomas taken just 48 hours before death in race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
growing wall of tributes for Malachi Mitchell-Thomas at the spot where he died on Saturday, close to Black Hill in Portrush, on the NW200 road race circuitThe growing wall of tributes for Malachi Mitchell-Thomas at the spot where he died on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Ryan Farquhar out of intensive care and in 'stable condition'Control Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mer
North West 200: Ryan Farquhar out of intensive care and in 'stable condition'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Control Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mervyn Whyte during her visit to the race at Portrush today. Also included are John and Valerie Creighton and their daughter Rhonda who man the radios. PICTURE BY STEPHEN... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomas will be honoured and the race goes on, vows race chiefmedical teams who fought in vain to save his son’s life after a 110mph crash in
North West 200 rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomas will be honoured and the race goes on, vows race chief
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
medical teams who fought in vain to save his son’s life after a 110mph crash in Saturday’s Supertwins race, just outside Portrush. Anguished Whyte rushed to the scene and held hands with the stricken rider before he slipped out of consciousness,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 chief tells of anguish after holding hand of dying rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomasof the event. He revealed how he held the young rider's hand at the scene of t
North West 200 chief tells of anguish after holding hand of dying rider Malachi Mitchell-Thomas
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
of the event. He revealed how he held the young rider's hand at the scene of the accident on the coast road, outside Portrush, before the 20-year-old slipped into unconsciousness as medical teams fought to save him. Deeply affected Whyte... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 tragedy: 'I have lost my best friend,' says dad of Malachi Mitchell-Thomasthe riders emerged at high speed from under the Dhu Varren railway bridge on th
North West 200 tragedy: 'I have lost my best friend,' says dad of Malachi Mitchell-Thomas
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
the riders emerged at high speed from under the Dhu Varren railway bridge on the left side of the coast road, racing out of Portrush towards Portstewart . Yesterday, a clearly distraught Kevin stood at the spot with members of his son's... Read more
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RTE News
Jason Day eases to Players Championship triumphled the Irish charge with a second consecutive 69 to leave him eight-under-par
Jason Day eases to Players Championship triumph
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
led the Irish charge with a second consecutive 69 to leave him eight-under-par for the tournament, tied ninth. The Portrush man excelled in demanding playing conditions on Saturday to carve out a round of three-under-par, leaving him on... Read more
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HITC Sport
Christy O’Connor Sr obituaryof 27. Losing no time, the Tuam members raised £70 to finance O’Connor’s entry
Christy O’Connor Sr obituary
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
of 27. Losing no time, the Tuam members raised £70 to finance O’Connor’s entry into the 1951 Open Championship at Royal Portrush, where he repaid them by finishing in a creditable 19th position. His performance in the Open attracted interest... Read more
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RTE News
McDowell makes mark as Lowry, McIlroy slideat the office for Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy as the treacherous Sawgrass gree
McDowell makes mark as Lowry, McIlroy slide
RTE News / Posted 11 days ago
at the office for Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy as the treacherous Sawgrass greens left many seething with frustration. The Portrush navigated incredibly tough playing conditions to carve out a round of three-under-par, leaving him on five-under for... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Christy O'Connor Snr: Obituaryand influence as a force in golf was truly phenomenal. From finishing 19th in
Christy O'Connor Snr: Obituary
PGA European Tour / Posted 11 days ago
and influence as a force in golf was truly phenomenal. From finishing 19th in his first Open Championship at Royal Portrush in 1951 to a third place finish in the 1982 Irish Open at Portmarnock at 57, O’Connor won a total of 24... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Lancashire racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies following crash in SuperTwin eventroad racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died following a crash at the North West
North West 200: Lancashire racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies following crash in SuperTwin event
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
road racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died following a crash at the North West 200. The accident happened at Dhu Varren, Portrush. Malachi Mitchell-Thomas who has died following a crash at the North West 200 A statement issued by the event... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Rider dies in SuperTwin raceremainder of the North West 200 event has been cancelled following the crash.
North West 200: Rider dies in SuperTwin race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
remainder of the North West 200 event has been cancelled following the crash. The accident happened at Dhu Varren in Portrush. Organisers confirmed that the final two races would not take place following the death of a rider. A spokesperson... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies following crash in SuperTwin eventroad racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died following a crash at the North West
North West 200 racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies following crash in SuperTwin event
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
road racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died following a crash at the North West 200. The accident happened at Dhu Varren, Portrush. A statement issued by North West 200 event organisers said: “Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died as a result of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 crash riders 'raised light issue' after oil tank fire delayed racecall at 7pm on Thursday to a report of a fire at Station Corner in Portstewart.
North West 200 crash riders 'raised light issue' after oil tank fire delayed race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
call at 7pm on Thursday to a report of a fire at Station Corner in Portstewart. "One fire appliance each from Portstewart, Portrush and Ballymoney Fire Stations were deployed to the scene of a terraced house in the area," the spokesman... Read more
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RTE News
Christy O'Connor Sr - a tributeas a force in the game of golf was truly phenomenal. From finishing in 19th pl
Christy O'Connor Sr - a tribute
RTE News / Posted 11 days ago
as a force in the game of golf was truly phenomenal. From finishing in 19th place in his first Open Championship at Royal Portrush in 1951 to a third place finish in the 1982 Irish Open at Portmarnock at 57, O’Connor won a total of 24... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Riders in crash 'raised light issue' after fire sparked a delay to racecall at 7pm on Thursday to a report of a fire at Station Corner in Portstewart.
North West 200: Riders in crash 'raised light issue' after fire sparked a delay to race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
call at 7pm on Thursday to a report of a fire at Station Corner in Portstewart. "One fire appliance each from Portstewart, Portrush and Ballymoney Fire Stations were deployed to the scene of a terraced house in the area," the spokesman... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mum's funding plea for seriously ill son who needs own bedroomto her home to protect her seriously ill child from the risk of infection. Sin
Mum's funding plea for seriously ill son who needs own bedroom
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
to her home to protect her seriously ill child from the risk of infection. Single mum of four Donna McCrellis (39), from Portrush, has to turn the dining area of her rented house into a bedroom to protect son Hunter, who currently shares with his... Read more
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Louth Leader
Hickman preparing for North West 200Prix and a 131mph lap at the TT last season mark him out as the man to watch th
Hickman preparing for North West 200
Louth Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Prix and a 131mph lap at the TT last season mark him out as the man to watch this year and he now wants to make his mark at Portrush. “I missed the North West last year because of injury and in my first year I wasn’t race sharp or race ready.” he... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Miss North West 200 crown goes to Portrush girl Chloe 2016 Miss North West 200 Chloe McMasterChloe McMaster named Miss North West 2
Miss North West 200 crown goes to Portrush girl Chloe
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
2016 Miss North West 200 Chloe McMasterChloe McMaster named Miss North West 200 for 2016.Chloe McMaster named Miss North West 200 for 2016.Chloe McMaster named Miss North West 200 for 2016.Chloe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Ryan Farquhar and Dan Cooper crash in Supertwin raceControl Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mer
North West 200: Ryan Farquhar and Dan Cooper crash in Supertwin race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Control Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mervyn Whyte during her visit to the race at Portrush today. Also included are John and Valerie Creighton and their daughter Rhonda who man the radios. PICTURE BY STEPHEN... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hundreds of bikers get revved up for North West 200fans and enthusiasts arrived from all over Europe for one of the biggest motorb
Hundreds of bikers get revved up for North West 200
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
fans and enthusiasts arrived from all over Europe for one of the biggest motorbike races of the year. They formed one of the biggest convoys seen in recent years as they headed to the Portrush region, most via the scenic Antr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Rider airlifted to hospital after practice sessionControl Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mer
North West 200: Rider airlifted to hospital after practice session
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Control Room of the Vauxhall International North West 200 by Event Director Mervyn Whyte during her visit to the race at Portrush today. Also included are John and Valerie Creighton and their daughter Rhonda who man the radios. PICTURE BY STEPHEN... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Race fan Violet back at North West 200 year after horror crash almost took her lifepits area to pick up VIP tickets for the main day of action, given to her by th
Race fan Violet back at North West 200 year after horror crash almost took her life
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
pits area to pick up VIP tickets for the main day of action, given to her by the organisers of the event, the 45-year-old Portrush woman revealed she had suffered a setback in her recovery and would need a bone graft but was still determined to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Chloe McMaster lifts the Miss North West 200 crowntoday's practices for the Vauxhall International North West 200, in Coleraine.
Chloe McMaster lifts the Miss North West 200 crown
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
today's practices for the Vauxhall International North West 200, in Coleraine. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press Portrush woman Chloe McMaster has been named Miss North West 200 for 2016. Chole, who was the judges first choice at a... Read more
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Horncastle Today
MOTORCYCLING: Hicky faces busy week at North West 200and a 131mph lap at the TT last season mark him out as the man to watch this ye
MOTORCYCLING: Hicky faces busy week at North West 200
Horncastle Today / Posted 14 days ago
and a 131mph lap at the TT last season mark him out as the man to watch this year, and he now wants to make his mark at Portrush. “I missed the North West last year because of injury and in my first year I wasn’t race sharp or race ready,” he... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200: Michael Dunlop tops superbike class on Hawk BMW in opening qualifyingthe superbike that hasn’t turned a wheel before this week I am not sure what it
North West 200: Michael Dunlop tops superbike class on Hawk BMW in opening qualifying
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
the superbike that hasn’t turned a wheel before this week I am not sure what it is going to do.” Rutter’s last race win at Portrush was in the Superstock event in 2012 and he believes he can win again. “It was great to ride along the coast road in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lord Patten: The BBC must better reflect Scotland, its culture and identitybe better reflected to audiences across the UK. I agree with them. "Whether yo
Lord Patten: The BBC must better reflect Scotland, its culture and identity
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
be better reflected to audiences across the UK. I agree with them. "Whether you live in Orkney or Osterley, Portsmouth or Portrush, Stockton or Swansea, everyone pays the same licence fee and they deserve equally to see their own communities and... Read more
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heraldscotland
'The BBC must better reflect Scotland, its culture and identity'be better reflected to audiences across the UK. I agree with them. "Whether yo
'The BBC must better reflect Scotland, its culture and identity'
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
be better reflected to audiences across the UK. I agree with them. "Whether you live in Orkney or Osterley, Portsmouth or Portrush, Stockton or Swansea, everyone pays the same licence fee and they deserve equally to see their own communities and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NW200 still gets veteran boss Hector all revved upa good team around us and strong support from BMW." Next week, Hector will tak
NW200 still gets veteran boss Hector all revved up
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
a good team around us and strong support from BMW." Next week, Hector will take up residence at the Royal Court Hotel in Portrush, a place he says is now as much part of the NW200 for him as the racing itself. "In the old days you had to drive... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nearly 70,000 Northern Ireland homeowners would be pushed to brink by interest rate rise, says expertand corporate finance. Case Study: First home still a burden that we carry 10
Nearly 70,000 Northern Ireland homeowners would be pushed to brink by interest rate rise, says expert
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
and corporate finance. Case Study: First home still a burden that we carry 10 years on We bought a small two-bed house in Portrush back in 2006. It was perfect for us because we had just got engaged and wanted to get on the housing ladder as soon... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NW200 running at a loss despite huge crowds and TV reach of 800 millionon race day, depending on the weather, only 5,000 are paying customers in the g
NW200 running at a loss despite huge crowds and TV reach of 800 million
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
on race day, depending on the weather, only 5,000 are paying customers in the grandstands. For the rest, spread around the Portrush-Portstewart-Coleraine triangle, it is a free show, and we would appeal to those spectators, if they have the future... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Road racing star Stephen Thompson on why he can't return to North West 200- and Violet McAfee, a spectator - will feel the effects of that fateful Supers
Road racing star Stephen Thompson on why he can't return to North West 200
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
- and Violet McAfee, a spectator - will feel the effects of that fateful Superstock race for the rest of their lives. Portrush civil servant Violet, who shattered her leg as a result of the carnage on the Station Road, will meet up with... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Major investment will help Derry family-run surfboard firm make waves across worldnumber set to grow to eight by the end of June. The original concept was devel
Major investment will help Derry family-run surfboard firm make waves across world
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
number set to grow to eight by the end of June. The original concept was developed as Ricky, who owns Alive Surf School in Portrush, believes surfboards could be made in a way which doesn't require the time, money and maintenance after every... Read more
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Farming Life
Riders book show places at Portrush BowlShowjumping enthusiasts from all parts of the Province who came to Portrush for
Riders book show places at Portrush Bowl
Farming Life / Posted 28 days ago
Showjumping enthusiasts from all parts of the Province who came to Portrush for the Balmoral Show 2016 qualifiers were confronted with heavy hail showers and slippery underfoot conditions. The amateur qualifier class bore the brunt of the adverse... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
North West 200 crash fan Violet going back to watch raceopening race last year, told the Belfast Telegraph she wants to beat her fear o
North West 200 crash fan Violet going back to watch race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
opening race last year, told the Belfast Telegraph she wants to beat her fear of going back to the event. The 44-year-old Portrush civil servant was left critically ill with head and leg injuries after a motorbike crashed at over 100mph and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Northern Ireland's Game of Thrones tour is an epic tripsome of the country roads – all of them have that menacing beauty worthy of suc
Northern Ireland's Game of Thrones tour is an epic trip
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
some of the country roads – all of them have that menacing beauty worthy of such an epic saga. Touring from Ballycastle to Portrush, your breath is constantly taken away by the power of the scenery, and on a blustery spring day, with the sea... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Britain's 20 best beachesit an air of wildness and mystery, and the waves that crash on to the beach pro
Britain's 20 best beaches
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
it an air of wildness and mystery, and the waves that crash on to the beach provide reasonable surfing. In neighbouring Portrush you can marvel at sea-sculpted shapes in limestone cliffs on White Rocks beach – the Cathedral Cave, the Lion's Paw,... Read more

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