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Cuchulainn, "The Hound of Ulster"

The pictures below depict one of Ireland's mythological heroes, Cuchulainn. Left, he rides his chariot and brandishes his fabled spear, Gae Bulg.
On the right, he stands with his spear and sword; on his left hand, a raven perches, representative of Moriggan, goddess of war, who alone was
brave enough to perch on his corpse after he was slain in battle.

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Final Budget Agreed By Stormont Excutive

Stormont excutives have agreed to the final budget which will be presented to the assembly on Friday.

However, when the executives presented the final budgets to Uster Unionist and SDLP minister they voted against it.
The budget included the following:
120 million allocated to health over the next four year.
150 million extra towards education
Employment and learning departments will recieve 450 million that will be distributed to excutives departments.

Fiance Minister Sammy Wilson stated that new cash is availble due to the land and property services have improved it's
efficiences in gathering the rates.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-12640475




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