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In 1941, Fredericka Martin, an American nurse, arrived on the isolated islands of Pribilof in the Bering Sea with her doctor husband. The couple had been brought to the islands by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. At Saint-Paul Island, located in the sea between Alaska and Siberia, they would provide medical services to the …

Bank of Ireland has announced that several community and arts projects in Louth and Meath will be supported by it under a new fundraising initiative. Bank of Ireland’s Begin Together funds will see more than € 825,000 in funding placed in community and arts projects across Ireland, with suicide prevention and LGBTQ + support receiving …

DUP chief Sir Jeffrey Donaldson held a meeting with an LGBT organization. He met with representatives of the Rainbow Project on Monday in Stormont. It is believed to be the first time that a DUP leader has had a meeting with an LGBT group. The engagement is the latest sign that the DUP is slowly …

The group of church leaders, which are hosting the Northern Ireland Centenary Service in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh next month, have learned for the first time that President Michael D Higgins will not be attending through media, sources said. There is also concern within the group, for security reasons, that Queen Elizabeth’s expected attendance …

Antigen testing for Covid-19 should not be used to replace existing means of mitigating the spread of the virus, the state health watchdog advised. There is “uncertainty” about the effectiveness of rapid antigen tests in screening people without symptoms, and their widespread use has significant resource implications, according to the Health Information and Quality Authority …

The Secretary General of the Financial Services Union (FSU) has called on banks to stop using Covid as an excuse to speed up main street closures. Culminating exclusively at the Belfast Telegraph, John McConnell said the reduced number of bank visits during the pandemic did not illustrate the drop in demand, but rather a reflection …

KASHA MUMIE WAS separated from her children and trafficked from Uganda to Ireland in 2016. She arrived in Ireland by boat in a van with a group of other women. When she arrived here, Kasha managed to escape her traffickers. “The first night I didn’t know I was in Ireland. I didn’t even know where …

Lebanese officials expressed outrage on Saturday after a gas utility company announced last week that it had been awarded a contract to carry out a drilling campaign for Greek energy producer Energean off the coast of northern Israel. Halliburton will work with Energean on three to five drilling and completion wells in the Karish North …

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematorium Timothy Michael Lynch Ardmore – Lynch, Timothy Michael, 68 from Ardmore, Oklahoma, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, following an 18-year battle with cancer. In his last days, he was surrounded by family, friends, loving words and gestures. He was born in West Bend, WI on August 6, 1953, …

Territorials face a grim post-Christmas time as COVID restrictions keep many away from loved ones. Key points: Territorials are still not sure about their Christmas plans Isolation will be a problem as families are separated by interstate lockdowns Companies will be encouraged to keep their shoulders behind the wheel during the off-season Typically, the post-Christmas …