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Ulster Stars Launch Junior International Canoe Polo Championships

Hundreds of young people from around the world will travel to Northern Ireland this summer to take part in the first ever Junior International Canoe Polo Championships at Knockbracken Reservoir in Carryduff, just outside Belfast. The event which takes place from 2-6 August, will host over 500 young people and…

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St John’s GAC Notes For 12 April 2016

The Seniors’ first match was called off due to an unplayable pitch in Carryduff. The match has been rescheduled for Monday 18th April. The Seniors were at home to Loughinisland on Monday and away to An Riocht this Friday Thanks to the McMullan brothers of the Kane Group for sponsoring…

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Kitchenmaster From County Down Hits the Mark Across the Globe

Kitchenmaster, based in Carryduff, boasts a healthy order book of global sales following a range of advice and support from Invest Northern Ireland. The company has been manufacturing high quality cleaning and hygiene products for over 30 years and recently surpassed a notable milestone, achieving £1million worth of sales to…

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Woman Arrested After Carryduff Fire Death

The fatal house fire in Carryduff in which 91-year old Samuel Carson died on Tuesday 2 September is now being treated as suspected arson by police. Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway said: “Detectives investigating the circumstances of the fire have come into possession of new information which has led to…

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R2-D2 Says The Force Is With DR Electric

An Astromech Droid from the planet Naboo affiliated to the Galactic Alliance and a member of the Jedi Order, took time out from its busy schedule to speak to Down News while on a visit to planet earth. R2-D2 has been given a make-over by the innovative team at DR…

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Bright GAC Club Notes for 14th April

The club would like to extend its condolences to the Holland family on the death of Geraldine Holland.  May she rest in peace. This week has seen the start of the Ladies league with a home game against St Michael’s. The ladies came out strong winners in what was a very…

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A New Way – by Keith Gerner.

CHRISTIAN teacher Keith Gerner has spent his life trying to bring the word of the Gospels to people around the world.  For 34 years he has taught on his Christian mission in 30 countries. He is a member of the Elim Pentecostal Church in Carryduff but explained to Down News…

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