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Stop the Traffik

Lord Maurice Morrow took part in a Stop the Traffik talk in the Great Hall at Queen’s University last night (23rd March 2016). The free discussion was organised by Stop the Traffik Belfast. A Facebook message about the event said that their aim is to answer the question: how can …

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Up Standing: Stories of courage from Northern Ireland

  Up Standing tells the stories of ordinary people who stood up to violence, prejudice or sectarianism. The film gives ten accounts of different acts of bravery from people living in Northern Ireland. It was produced as part of a Corrymeela community project and funded by the International Fund for …

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Game of Thrones returns with enjoyable first episode

Acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones has returned, with episode one of season 6 airing on Sky Atlantic on Monday night. And while, by no means a landmark episode, ‘The Red Woman’ was certainly a welcome opener. Job one for producers Benioff and Weiss was certainly to address the cliffhanger …

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Ten hour mountain bike race for Glenarm in Antrim

Northern Irish mountain bikers will have their endurance tested in a ten hour race taking place in Glenarm, Co. Antrim as part of the Dalriada Festival on July 23. The event, known as “10 in the Glen”, involves solo mountain bike riders or teams competing to complete as many laps …

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Man City and Real Madrid play out goalless stalemate

  By Richard O’Reilly Manchester City and Real Madrid played out a goalless draw, in a cagey first leg of their Champions League semi-final. Manchester City were buoyed before kickoff, by the news that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo would not play. The Madrid striker was ruled out of the …

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Review: Girls

Last week’s double episode finale of Girls saw the HBO comedy’s fifth and penultimate season draw to a triumphant close. The series had suffered from a sophomore slump with season three and four missing the brash and sharp comedic mark of the opening two offerings. Girls is the brainchild of …

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Tottenham Hotspur v. West Bromwich Albion

Tottenham Hotspur 1 – 1 West Bromwich Albion Premier League, White Hart Lane Tottenham were held to a 1-1 draw tonight by West Bromwich Albion, with West Brom defender Craig Dawson scoring at both ends of the pitch. Dawson managed to bundle in an own goal in the first half …

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SEPT. 5TH – dvsn – Album review

SEPT. 5TH – dvsn (OVO Sound) dvsn are a Canadian R&B duo who are signed to Drake’s OVO Sound label, and their debut album delivers precisely what you would expect, a mellow and stylistic production that is becoming the hallmark of OVO artists. The duo is comprised of vocalist Daniel …

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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil set to continue negotiations over historic government deal

Fine Gael’s slogan for their Irish General Election 2016 campaign was “Keep the recovery going”. It saw the election campaign as an opportunity to convince the electorate that the party’s hard work over the previous five years was responsible for the improving economy. Unfortunately for the governing party, it’s ‘hard …