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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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A homegrown talent on the rise

“Sofar Sounds”, founded in 2010 is a global, grass roots network of musicians, hosts and guests. Their aim is to bring the magic back to live music by curating secret, intimate gigs in unique spaces. From living rooms to churches, clothes shops to upmarket furniture showrooms, the goal is to …

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Vital renovations for Foyle Search and Rescue base

  The Foyle Search and Rescue base has undergone vital renovations over the past number of months. The group, who are based in Prehen, Derry, are as busy as ever, and have as many as 70 volunteers carrying out regular checks in the fast-flowing river Foyle. The group continues to …

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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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Northern Ireland and the EU Referendum – What next?

With the first anniversary of the EU Referendum on the horizon, it could be argued that the vote to leave the European Union has generated many more questions than answers. The fate of the United Kingdom appears to have been sealed after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 back …

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‘Logan’ Review: The final chapter of Wolverine’s story slices and dices all before it

Fans of the X-Men series have been clamouring for a gritty, ultra-realistic and brazenly violent Wolverine movie for many years, and even more so recently considering the success of fellow Fox property Deadpool. In Logan, which is touted to be Hugh Jackman’s last turn as the adamantium-clawed mutant, Fox and …

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Northern Ireland set to lose ‘instrumental’ European Funding

Due to the uncertain relationship the UK will have with Europe once Brexit takes hold, Northern Ireland council areas are set to lose valuable European funding by 2022. Derry City Strabane District Council Area (DCSDC) runs one of the many European Socially funded (ESF) programmes across Northern Ireland, called ‘Kick …

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople: Film Review

A film about a fat kid obsessed with being a gangster, an irritable older man and a dog named Tupac doesn’t exactly scream ‘film of the year.’ Yet that’s what many people have said about ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople.’ Directed and written by Taika Waititi, based off of the novel …

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Limavady Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide

Limavady Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide (L.I.P.S) is a new charity set up to help those struggling with mental health or suicide. After the death of two young men, the families and concerned community members pulled together to create something to help. Over the years Limavady has lost several …