Arts

‘Folk Miscreants’ Lankum charm Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin.

Lankum   As part of the IMBOLC international music festival, The Derry audience were treated to an evening of devilish charm and dark reflection when Lankum took to the stage at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin. Lankum are a four piece ensemble from Dublin who are self-described as “the miscreants of folk …

Arts

Giving back to the Cregagh community through music

Friday 5th April saw Cregagh Presbyterian Church in east Belfast hold their ‘Spring Musical Variety Concert’, in aid of the church’s ongoing renovations. The concert saw performances from several bands and singers, including the Millar Memorial flute band. A different side to Northern Ireland’s marching culture. Philip Gribben, a flutist …

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Puppy March for Pets and People

Puppy March to raise funds for Paws and People Little Paws North Down organised a puppy march to raise funds for the Paws and People charity. Little Paws North Down is a dog training school focused primarily for kids. Chloe Veitch of the dog training school said that everyone in …

International

100-year-old Bob Lingwood attends Omagh Remembrance Service 2018

  On the 11th November a parade in Omagh was held in remembrance of the fallen – 100 years since the First World War ended. A number of youth groups, scouts, guides and cadets walked with the British Legion in remembrance of the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting …

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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 …

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MAJORITY OF GORSE FIRES IN THE WEST BRANDED ‘DELIBERATE’ AS FIRES RAGED ACROSS NORTHERN IRELAND

By Katie Dickie   The first week in May saw many firefighters deployed to tackle gorse fires across Northern Ireland. With the arrival of drier weather, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) issued a warning highlighting the extreme dangers and serious consequences of deliberate fire setting in the countryside. …

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Out & About mentoring for LGBTQ women

Out & About mentoring for LGBTQ women As public opinion towards the LGBTQ community in Northern Ireland continues to positively grow Dr Gail Neill tells Nikki McKeown how its not all what it seems and how we are politically lagging behind the rest of UK. LGBTQ rights in Northern Ireland …

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Ballinamallard, Grace ‘all set’ to travel to Pierce Camp Birchmont, USA

Grace Verner     By Katie Dickie   Grace Verner, from Ballinamallard in County Fermanagh, will leave Northern Ireland this Friday to work at a children’s camp in the USA. The twenty-year-old South West College student, is currently undertaking a Foundation Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. After being …

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Andersonstown Leisure Centre to close on 29 May for council revamp

The centre was first developed in 1979. Andersonstown Leisure Centre is to close its doors on May 29 so that refurbishment works can begin. Plans for the new centre were revealed in March as part of Belfast City Council’s £105m Leisure Transformation Programme . The programme aims to promote the Andersonstown facilities …

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PSNI hope simulator will make roads a safer place

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have created a car crash simulator in a bid to make the roads of Northern Ireland a safer place. Aimed at students and young drivers, the simulator takes the passenger through a real story about a fatal car crash in Wales from around …