Doherty Cup Final

Young players from Millburn and St Colums Primary Schools line up prior to the kick off at the Showgrounds Coleraine on Thursday 30/4/2015, ready to play in the final of the Doherty Cup . The event is a big part of the local schools sporting calendar, with huge crowds attending to lend their support. The same schools made it to the final last year, ending in a draw and having to share the cup.

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St Colums PS, Winners of the Doherty Cup, 2015.

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St. Patricks Day, 2015

17/3/2015 Kilrea, N.Ireland.  A man sells a selection of Irish themed goods during the St Patricks Day celebrations in Kilrea, Co. L’Derry, N.Ireland.

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17/3/2015 Portstewart, N.Ireland. The annual St Patricks Day ‘Duck Dive’ has taken place at the Herring Pond, Portstewart, N.Ireland, with crowds lining the shore to watch fundraisers leap into the Atlantic, raising money for the RNLI.

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17/3/2015 Portstewart, N.Ireland. A young man climbs out of the Herring Pond in Portstewart, N.Ireland, after taking part in the annual ‘duck dive’ event, raising money for the Portrush LIfeboat.

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Dalriada Phantom

Dalriada School, Ballymoney. 06/12/2014. Students from Dalriada School in Ballymoney, Co.Antrim, perform on stage during their school’s Christmas production of the Lloyd Webber musical, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’. The School has built a reputation over the years for the high quality of it’s musicians, actors, and set and costume designers .

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Ian Paisley

N.Ireland politician, and church minister,Ian Paisley, died today. I’ll leave political comments for everyone else to squabble over, but I always found him good crack.  Here’s a snap of him and the Queen at a garden party a while back. She greeted him so very warmly that day, and even bowed back.

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