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Strike impact on Ulster University

University staff throughout the UK are striking over cuts to their pensions. The industrial action is being taken by members of the University and College Union. At Ulster University, many students are experiencing disruption to their studies as a result of the strikes, with many lectures either cancelled or postponed. …

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Netflix documentary Icarus exposes Russian Olympic doping scandal

American filmmaker Bryan Fogel set out to uncover the truth about doping in sports with his 2017 film Icarus. He succeeded, and unintentionally managed to expose one of the biggest scandals in sports history with his Academy Award winning documentary thriller. The story begins with Fogel undertaking a personal experiment …

Local

Popular Belfast venue Filthy McNasty’s to undergo major refurbishment

  A busy Belfast venue has started a major refurbishment in a bid to keep up with the city centre’s changing nightlife. Filthy McNasty’s opened on the Dublin Road in 2010 and has proven to be popular with punters since. Visitors over the last year or so will however have …

Music

Travis is a Tourist- Beforeugogo Review

        Travis is a Tourist- B e f o r e u g o g o                                                                                       Rating 7.5/10    Singer-songwriter Travis Gilbert has been strutting the Northern Irish music scene for some time now. Initially as the Colly Strings frontman and in more recent years under the Travis Is A Tourist guise. Indeed, Travis has spent quite some time as a tourist, …

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Goat farming in Northern Ireland

Thomas Kirkpatrick a 16 year old goat and farmer has been farming for the past six years, taking his herd of one, to nineteen within that time. This young farmer has been successfully running his farm, and has plans to expand into the meat and milk markets in the next …

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South Armagh sheep farmers in crisis because of Brexit

  Brexit is due to come into effect in April 2019, and it brings a lot of fears for the farming community, in Northern Ireland. With Europe being the most significant export market for Northern Ireland, farmers remain uncertain as to what Brexit will mean for them and for their …

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Review: Blood Brothers

  My love for Willie Russell’s musical ‘Blood Brothers’ first began through studying it at GCSE, but that love was rediscovered after seeing the production in the Grand Opera House in February. ‘Blood brothers’ begins when Mrs Johnstone finds out she is pregnant with twins and she worries that she …

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Nathan Carter in the SSE Arena Belfast

  The atmosphere at the SSE Arena in Belfast was buzzing when the room filled with middle-aged women, and the odd husband or two, to watch Nathan Carter in his second Arena tour. Big T from Downtown Radio came out to hype up the crowd. He addressed Nathan’s family who …

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Belfast Homeless Charity Celebrates First Birthday

HOME NI attracted a large crowd in Belfast on 24 March to celebrate their first birthday as a registered charity. The charity which was set up by Lauren Davidson aims to end homelessness for good by offering guidance and advice in order to get people off the streets. The next …

Movies

Review: Marvel’s Black Panther

He isn’t the Pink Panther’s evil cousin, he’s King of the African Nation of Wakanda and your new favourite superhero.  Sarah McKinley 21/03/18 Released 12th February, director Ryan Coogler’s exhilarating sci-fi is breaking box office records at… well… a record breaking rate! Chadwick Boseman stars as T’Challa, the Mandella-esque royal who returns to Wakanda as heir to the throne when his father dies. Wakanda is ancient and …