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William Dunlop reveals heartbreaking reason why he withdrew from 2018 TT

Road racer William Dunlop has released a statement revealing why he withdrew from the 2018 TT races.

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Image taken from a US government DEA website of U-47700

First known death in NI from new narcotic

A young man from a Co Antrim village has been revealed to be the first – and so far only – person in Northern Ireland whose death has been linked to a new drug.

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Don’t change your diet, change your life

Don’t change your diet, change your life

Don’t just change your diet change life!

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Antrim Area Hospital. AT5-312JC

Recruitment day for nurses

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust will be hosting a recruitment open day for nurses who would like to work in the surgical division in Antrim Area, Causeway, Mid Ulster or Whiteabbey hospitals.

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UUP leader Robin Swann pictured at the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Centre at Belfast City Hospital where he was donating blood for the 50th time. 'Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

UUP leader makes 50th blood donation

Ulster Unionist Party Leader Robin Swann MLA, made his 50th blood donation in the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Centre at Belfast City Hospital.

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An unhappy child

Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

The NSPCC have reported a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions on Child Sexual Exploitation.

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An unhappy child

Hundreds of NI children contact Childline with bullying woes

NSPCC Northern Ireland is marking anti-bullying week with new figures revealing that almost 300 local young people turned to Childline last year with worries about bullying and cyberbullying.
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Prince Harry’s praise for ‘Royal’ team in Belfast

Prince Harry has personally thanked a team of health professionals from Belfast – using video technology as Storm Ophelia prevented the RVH team from making it to London to receive a prestigious award in person.

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Preparing an injection

Thousands eligible to receive shingles vaccination - are you?

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all people aged 70 that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine.

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Air Ambulance NI recruiting for members of fundraising team

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is now recruiting for Area Fundraising Managers across Northern Ireland - after deployment of the service has exceeded expectations in the first two months since its launch.

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Dunloy Cycling Club at The Dark Hedges promoting their 'Tour of Legends'

Hop on your bike for the ‘Tour of Legends’ with Nicolas Roche

Dunloy Cycling Club’s Tour of Legends Sportive will take place on Saturday, October 14, with cycling star Nicolas Roche joining in to raise funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Community Rescue Service.

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Sinead Stewart

Tributes paid to tragic mother Sinead Stewart

Friends have told of their devastation on social media after the untimely death of 27-year-old Sinead Stewart.
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Asda Community Champion, Sheila Palmer, 'answers the call' to raise funds for this year's Tickled Pink campaign, and highlights the support offered by Breast Cancer Care's helpline - a phone line which provides advice and information to women and their families following a breast cancer diagnosis (0808 800 6000).

Asda ‘calls in’ support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda Coleraine Community Champion, Sheila Palmer, has ‘answered the call’ to support this year’s Asda Tickled Pink campaign, which will raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now.

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The average life expectancies in Northern Ireland for men and women are 78.3 and 82.3 years respectively.

REVEALED: Life expectancy in your area

The life expectancies for men and women living in the 11 local council areas of Northern Ireland have been revealed.

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Grieving mum makes asthma awareness video

The mother of a young man who died after a severe asthma attack has made a moving video to highlight how serious the condition can be.

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TV personality Eamonn Holmes visits the Northern Ireland Hospice in north Belfast and chats with patient Ursula Burns. Photo by Pacemaker Belfast

Eamonn Holmes: People don’t come to NI Hospice to die, they come here to live

TV star Eamonn Holmes, who grew up a short distance from Northern Ireland Hospice’s adult and children’s facilities in north Belfast, said he had witnessed an amazing transformation.

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An organ donor

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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Causeway Coast is worst for waiting times

The Causeway Coast Hospital in Coleraine has reported the worst performance against the government’s key A&E waiting time target in Northern Ireland.

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A general view of a hospital corridor

Health waiting times grow even worse

Crucial health service waiting list times have continued to worsen, according to the latest set of figures released today.

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Cloughmills health programme for men

Cloughmills health programme for men

The Cloughmills Pharmacy has launched a new health improvement programme in partnership with the Cloughmills Community Action Team.

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