Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph

Claire McNeilly

Belfast Telegraph

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Recent articles by Claire:

Moving film shows the ‘ripple effect’ of joyriding on bereaved in Northern Ireland

A hard-hitting film that aims to expose the 'ripple effect' felt by families bereaved by death drivers will be launched to mark Road Safety Week 2019. → Read More

More Belfast routes will go after Brexit, air travellers are warned

Travellers flying from Northern Ireland should brace themselves for more routes being cut after Brexit, an economist has said. → Read More

'Gentle and innocent' Nora Quoirin brought so much joy to her family, funeral told

Mourners at yesterday's Farewell Service for 15-year-old Nora Quoirin were told she was a gentle and innocent child who gifted others with immeasurable love. → Read More

Action plan to fight suicide epidemic that claims a life in Northern Ireland every day

A long-awaited action plan to tackle Northern Ireland's "unacceptably high" suicide epidemic has finally been published. → Read More

Doctor slams £55 'dreadful' menu in Belfast International Airport lounge

A Londonderry doctor has hit out after a "ludicrous lunch offering consisting of a scone and some ham" cost over £60 at Belfast International Airport. → Read More

Leading economist describes latest electricity price rise as 'unfair burden on consumers'

The latest hike in Northern Ireland electricity prices is tantamount to overcharging hard-pressed consumers, it has been claimed. → Read More

£100M cost to Primark and businesses in wake of 2018 Belfast store fire

The Primark inferno is estimated to have cost the company and Belfast city centre businesses nearly £100m, it can be revealed. → Read More

SDLP's Joe Hendron 'lucky not to be killed' in collision with van

A veteran Northern Ireland politician has told of the terrifying moment when he was "thrown up in the air" after being struck by a van during a collision in which he could have died. → Read More

Villager saw ‘white girl’ bathing in river on day teen vanished

Malaysian villagers claimed to have seen a “white girl” bathing in a river close to a nature reserve where Nora Quoirin had vanished from. → Read More

Family still desperate for answers over Nora Quoirin's tragic death

Nora Quoirin’s devastated family have vowed to pursue “more answers” to their “many questions” over the death of their daughter in Malaysia. → Read More

Mum of Donegal backpacker murdered in India says agony of Nora's loved ones will never ease

The heartbroken mother of a an Irish backpacker who was raped and murdered in Goa has said her heart goes out to the family of Nora Quoirin. → Read More

Tragic Nora Quoirin died of intestinal bleeding, postmortem shows 'no element of abduction or kidnapping'

Police investigating the death of Irish teen Nora Quoirin in Malaysia have found no evidence of foul play. → Read More

Nora Quoirin: £10k reward in search for missing teen right move, says expert

A decision by the parents of Nora Quoirin to offer a £10,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of the missing teenager is "the right idea at the right time", a leading c → Read More

We are torn between anguish and hope, says missing Nora's grandad

The grandfather of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin has revealed that there have been many sleepless nights since the vulnerable young girl, whose mother is from Belfast, vanished without a tra → Read More

Vulnerable teenager Nora was abducted from Malaysia resort, says distraught Northern Ireland-born mum

The 15-year-old daughter of a Belfast woman who vanished on a "holiday of a lifetime" was abducted from a Malaysian nature reserve, her family believes. → Read More

Emotional scenes at funeral of battling 'little hero' Charlie (9)

The heartbroken mother of a nine-year-old "hero" who tragically lost his battle with leukaemia held tightly to his coffin during a last tearful embrace at his funeral service. → Read More

Daughter (22) of Guildford Four's Paul Hill dies in US from 'drug overdose'

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, daughter of the Guildford Four's Paul Hill and a granddaughter of assassinated US presidential candidate Robert F Kennedy, has died in the USA in the latest traged → Read More

Any cut in air passenger duty 'not value for money'

Slashing a contentious air tax does not represent value for money for Northern Ireland, a new study has found. → Read More

Twelfth: 'Even better than Christmas'... smiles and colour on Belfast route

'This is better than Christmas. Even if it rains, it won't take away from the day.' → Read More

Brian Kennedy: Cancer took my brother and made some friends abandon me

Brian Kennedy was well aware of the bitter irony that day. He was about to meet his estranged older brother for the first time in years, and one of the last times ever. → Read More