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Hugh Smyth

Cllr Hugh Smyth is a former leader of the Progressive Unionist Party. He is a current member of Belfast City Council and, in 1994, served as Lord Mayor of the city. He is also the longest serving member of the council having represented the Upper Shankill areas since 1973.
Smyth first came to prominence in 1973 when he was elected as an independent Unionist to the Northern Ireland Assembly for West Belfast and was later elected to the Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention in 1975 and the Northern Ireland Forum in 1996. As a member of the Shankill-based Independent Unionist Group, Smyth was one of the founders of the PUP in 1979 and remained leader until 2002 when he was replaced by David Ervine. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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RTDNA honours CBC with 24 national broadcast awards
2014-06-09
CBC Saskatchewan won the RTDNA diversity award and in the Maritimes, a story about bottle collectors in Moncton, N.B., won the Dick Smyth Award for creative use of sound. The Radio ... Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video - CBC News: The ...
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    Aideen Sheehan: Feeney and Hanafin prove there's no such thing as bad publicity
    2014-05-24
    It was Labour who took the brunt of voter anger with a hit of up to 15pc to their support although councillors Lettie McCarthy and Carrie Smyth were among those retaining strong support. People Before Profit councillor Hugh Lewis was delighted to have ...
    (Irish Independent)
    1. Hanafin elected on first count to DĂșn Laoghaire-Rathdown
    2. Battle of Blackrock: FF results prove Hanafin and Feeney's triumph not a fluke

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    Former Progressive Unionist Party leader Hugh Smyth's funeral to take place
    2014-05-16
    The funeral of the former Progressive Unionist Party leader Hugh Smyth will be held on Friday. Mr Smyth, who was 75, died on Monday. He served on Belfast City Council for 41 years and was a former lord mayor. After a private family service, a tribute ...
    (BBC News)
    1. Funeral for PUP founder Hugh Smyth

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    Former PUP leader and ex-Lord Mayor of Belfast Hugh Smyth dies
    2014-05-12
    "Very sad to report the death of Hugh Smyth. Pioneer of loyalist politics who worked tirelessly for the welfare of working class communities". Former PUP leader, Dawn Purvis said her deepest sympathies were with Mr Smyth's family. "So sorry to hear ...
    (Belfast Telegraph)
    1. Long-serving PUP city councillor Hugh Smyth has died
    2. Former Progressive Unionist Party leader Hugh Smyth dies
    3. Hugh Smyth, PUP leader who asked loyalists to 'give peace a chance', dies at 73

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    H&M launch a huge success
    2014-04-04
    More than a thousand guests celebrated the opening of the department store-sized shop in Melbourne's CBD, with 250 guests flown in from Sydney including Nikki Phillips, Rene Ayris, Tully Smyth, April Rose Pengilly, Carissa Walford and Didier Cohen. LA ...
    (The Daily Telegraph)

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      Iditablog: Come-from-behind win is rare -- but it can be done
      2014-03-09
      Update, 3:20 p.m. Friday, March 7: Willow musher Ramey Smyth has scratched from the Iditarod for the first time in an Iditarod career dating back to 1994. Smyth, who owns a second and third ... near contention to take that mandatory break. Five other ...
      (Alaska Dispatch)
      1. 5 things to know about Iditarod's furry athletes

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      Zirkle and Buser Fight for Lead as Smyth Scratches
      2014-03-08
      In all 11 mushers have left Katlag, including Sonny Lindner, Jeff King, Mitch Seavey, Kelly Maixner, Hugh Neff, Aaron Burmeister, Robert Sorlie, and Hans Gatt. On Friday, Willow musher Ramey Smyth, scratched in Ruby due to illness on his team. Smyth ...
      (KTUU.com)
      1. Iditablog: Zirkle maintains lead coming out of Shaktoolik
      2. Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

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      Iditablog: Buser clings to narrow lead as mushers move down Yukon River
      2014-03-08
      Update, 3:20 p.m. Friday, March 7: Willow musher Ramey Smyth has scratched from the Iditarod for the first time in an Iditarod career dating back to 1994. Smyth, who owns a second and third ... near contention to take that mandatory break. Five other ...
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        5 things to know about Iditarod's furry athletes
        2014-03-04
        In this March 3, 2014 photo, Ramey Smyth drives his dog team into the Rainy Pass checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race near Puntilla Lake, Alaska. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) The Associated Press. Share Photo ...
        (U-T San Diego)

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