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Final Penal law in Ireland repealed

After 283 years, the last of the Penal Laws in Ireland has been repealed by proposals to restore power-sharing that was backed by Stormont parties on January 10. The proposals put forward by Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Northern Secretary Julian Smith will repeal the Administration of Justice Act (Irish Language Act) 1737. Recognition It will…

Derry pupil’s beard goes viral

A secondary school pupil in Derry is causing waves on social media after refusing to follow school policy and shave his beard. Carrick McClean of St Columb’s College Derry received a huge reaction on Twitter with almost 3,000 likes and hundreds of comments of support after he published a letter he sent to his principal…