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Leona O'Neill

The Irish News

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Recent articles by Leona:

Leona O'Neill: Parents shouldn't be putting footage of their children online

I WATCHED the documentary Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over at the weekend which focused on YouTube stars the SacconeJolys. → Read More

I’m looking forward to fun and laughs on Radio Ulster, says new man in Sean Coyle’s seat

Stephen Clements is joining BBC Radio Ulster as part of its new weekday schedule, taking over Sean Coyle's old slot. → Read More

Leona O'Neill: Parents deserve better flexible working conditions

PARENTS deserve better flexible working conditions: that is the view of one retail boss who is urging Northern Ireland's employers to put in place better conditions after a poll of 3,000 people showed that 98 per cent agreed with her. → Read More

NI restaurateur tells how he ran for his life when the Twin Towers collapsed on 9/11

It may have been 18 years ago, but the horrific scenes Co Down man Conor McClelland witnessed at the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001 have not faded from his memory. → Read More

Family and friends come to the defence of McGuinness after bomb video

Support was shown yesterday for the late Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness in the wake of Spotlight's revelations surrounding his role in the IRA. → Read More

Revelations on McGuinness no surprise, say two victims of IRA

Two women who lost loved ones at the hands of the IRA have said this week's revelations on Martin McGuinness and his role in the IRA "should come as no surprise to anyone". → Read More

Michael Stone murdered my dad ... no family should have to suffer like I did

A Co Tyrone woman whose father was murdered by loyalist Michael Stone 32 years ago has said she wants people to hear of the reality, brutality and heartache of the Troubles in the hope → Read More

Leona O'Neill: Punishment beatings are a cancer on society

NORTHERN Irish society has some serious issues and we have been failed time and time again by those whose job it was to make it better. → Read More

Leona O'Neill: Poor exam results are not the end of the world

AUGUST was the month of exam results. → Read More

BBC ditching of Sean Coyle from radio criticised by the widow of Gerry Anderson

The widow of the late Radio Ulster presenter Gerry Anderson has told how she was reduced to tears after his long-time sidekick Sean Coyle was axed by the BBC. → Read More

Leona O'Neill: How to beat those back-to-school blues

THERE is light at the end of the school summer holiday tunnel. → Read More

Artist's haunting tribute as she draws portraits of soldiers who lost lives in Troubles

A school teacher from England has taken on the huge task of documenting in art all military personnel who lost their lives in Operation Banner. → Read More

How Strabane dry cleaners rescued bride’s wedding gown after drinks spill on big day

If there is one thing that could possibly bring a bride to tears on her big day, then it would be drink being spilled all over her wedding dress. → Read More

Leona O'Neill: Nora Quoirin's disappearance is every parent's worst nightmare

IT IS every parent's worst nightmare – your child going missing. → Read More

Would you have what it takes to run a bed and breakfast?

Have you ever dreamed of giving up your job and opening your own B&B? Leona O'Neill visits four establishments across Northern Ireland during the busiest weeks of summer to see what rea → Read More

Leona O'Neill: Panic attacks made me 'strong, fearless and forged from steel'

I SPOKE to a young man last week for a story who suffered from debilitating panic attacks. → Read More

Mum’s joy at ‘chance of life again’ as hunt for stem cell donor yields match

A Belfast mother-of-three battling a rare form of leukaemia said she cried "tears of joy" after hearing that a life-saving stem cell match has been found for her. → Read More

Man attacked with iron bar as youths rampage in Co Tyrone village

A man was treated for injuries to his face and back after youths "went on the rampage" in a Co Tyrone village, resulting in serious street violence. → Read More

Bring back the death penalty for Provos who killed our Paul, says brother

The brother of a soldier who died alongside five others in an IRA proxy bomb at the Donegal border has said the terrorists behind the attack should face the death penalty. → Read More

The Ulster man who was both a real-life James Bond and Q

When 93-year-old Harold 'Lee' Tracey died in the sleepy Shropshire town of Oswestry it was feared that he would receive a pauper's funeral. → Read More