Coalisland parish proposal to launch African outreach project

Coalisland parish plans to develop an outreach programme to help a community in Zambia. Fr Paul Byrne discusses the aims and importance of the proposed initiative

Fr Paul Byrne (right) during a trip to Lusaka, Zambia, in June

Last February, two sisters from the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa (FMSA) spoke at Masses in the parish about their work in the slums of Lusaka, Zambia.

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More Coalisland businesses join bilingual signage scheme – pictures

A further four businesses in Coalisland have joined a bilingual signage scheme promoting the Irish language in the town.

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Creative close to Coalisland Irish-language book club

Coalisland Library was transformed into a magical world of witches, singing animals, ships and spells as this year’s Irish language children’s book club drew to a close for the summer.

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St Joseph’s College Year 8 triumphs at Ulster blitz

The Year 8 girls at St Joseph’s College Coalisland have continued their trend of success on the sports field by bringing silverware for their football achievements back to the school.

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Coalisland Canal walk and treasure hunt

A Coalisland Canal walk and treasure hunt is set to take place.

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‘There’s no shortage’: John O’Dowd rejects Coalisland nursery school proposals

Education Minister John O’Dowd has rejected proposals to create a new nursery school unit in Coalisland – despite claims of  a severe shortage of places.

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Leave me breathless! Sharon Corr’s family hails from Coalisland

Musician Sharon Corr and her globe-trotting lifestyle may seem far removed from life in Coalisland – but the star has revealed her roots lie closer to home than many people know.

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‘A Coalisland Newell Stores shows the heart of our small town is dying’

COMMENT The third supermarket in Coalisland, along the Lineside, has been given the go ahead for an opening in Spring 2013.

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Coalisland shoe-repair shop Everything Else on market for £85K

A shoe-repair shop in the centre of Coalisland has become the latest business unit to go up for sale in the town.

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Approved: Lineside supermarket development receives planning consent

Controversial plans to build a third major supermarket in the centre of Coalisland have been given the go-ahead.

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