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Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

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Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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Keith Douthart from Ballycastle is looking forward to selling the traditional delicacies of dulse and Yelloman at the Auld Lammas Fair.

Spectacular launch for Auld Lammas Fair

A spectacular seafront fireworks display will herald the start of this year’s Auld Lammas Fair in Ballycastle (August 28 and 29).

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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Pictured are (l-r) Trevor Kennedy, director of Construction, Hagan Homes; Brendan Mallon, managing director, Nollam Contracts Limited, the main contractor for the Salmon Leap project; and Jim Burke, director of Sales and Acquisitions, Hagan Homes.

£4.8m Coleraine homes investment creating 50 construction jobs

One of Northern Ireland’s largest developers is to build 26 new homes and complete 14 partially constructed units at ‘The Salmon Leap’, Coleraine.

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The flip-flops contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

Primark recalls flip-flops containing CANCER-causing chemical

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled thousands of pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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The new Game of Thrones tapestry.

Giant 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled as part of new tourism campaign

A 77 metre long tapestry detailing the the story of 'Game of Thrones' has been unveiled in Northern Ireland.

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Portrush station plans consultation

Portrush station plans consultation

Translink has launched a major public consultation on multi-million pound proposals to redevelop Portrush Train Station.

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The two products being recalled by PepsiCo.

PRODUCT RECALL: Doritos Chilli Heatwave

PepsiCo is recalling packets of Doritos Chilli Heatwave tortilla crisps because they contain milk not mentioned in the label.
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The two salads are being recalled by Tesco.

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.
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Ellen Macfarlane.

Police pay tribute to girl’s lifesaving actions on motorway

Police have praised the heroic ‘life saving actions’ of a young woman from the Ballymena area who prevented a potentially catastrophic multi-vehicle crash on Saturday evening.

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Developers want to build on a site overlooking Royal Portrush Golf Club

£30m plans for hotel on north coast unveiled

A US-based real estate investment company is seeking planning permission to build a new £30m luxury hotel resort on Northern Ireland’s North Coast.

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Rory McIlroy at the Irish Open

Irish Open set to drive major tourism benefits

Millions of households around the world will be tuned into spectacular images of Portstewart this week as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open tees off.

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Portstewart Golf Club will play host to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this week

Portstewart has ‘raised bar’ ahead of Irish Open

Thousands of visitors are expected in Portstewart over the next few days as the Irish Open tees off in the town.

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The Chinese-made Android TV box.

Kodi boxes recalled due to electric shock risk

TV viewers have been warned of an electrical shock risk from a model of Kodi box currently being sold in the UK.

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The product was only on sale in Sainsbury's.

Children’s drink recalled from Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

Alpro has recalled its Alpro Growing Up Drink (one-three+years one litre UHT pack) because of insufficient sterilisation.

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The Londonderry to Coleraine train passing Downhill beach

New hourly Londonderry-Belfast rail service follows quadrupling of journeys

A new hourly rail service on the Londonderry-Belfast line follows a virtual quadrupling of passenger numbers between the Province’s two biggest cities over the past 15 years, Translink has said.

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Zymplify secures £1million investment

Zymplify secures £1million investment

Marketing automation software company Zymplify Portstewart has just secured £1m investment from private US investors, ensuring growth and delivery of new jobs.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

IN FULL: Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 - Northern Ireland recipients

Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea lead a list of 102 people from Northern Ireland named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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