Reviews and Events

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Every year tech-savvy consumers anticipate the announcement of the latest smart-phones to do battle throughout the proceeding calendar months. Samsung look to have a foot in front of their competitors in 2014 with the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung announced the S5 on the 24th of February during …

Lego Movie Film Review
Featured Stories

“Everything is Awesome” with the Lego Movie!

To everyone in Lego Land Emmett is just an ordinary law abiding citizen; happy to buy overpriced coffee, wake up on time, drive carefully and say hello to everyone.  In fact, to many he is almost too normal but does this make the perfect guise for the prophesised “Special One?” …

RTS Futures
Reviews and Events

‘My dream was to run a Radio Station’

Fresh out of university and a self-proclaimed ‘anorak,’ Michael Wilson always had dreamt of running a radio station.  Today, he is one of the most powerful people in Ireland’s television industry, the Managing Director of UTV and currently planning the launch of his next television project; UTV Ireland. RTS NI …

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Co. Couture, a wee treat.

As you descend the old stone steps from Chichester Street into the tiny shop the hit of heady chocolate greets your senses.   Co. Couture chocolate shop is making a name for itself in on the Belfast food scene.  The Guild of Fine Food awarded their Irish Whisky Truffle the coveted …

Movies

Rush: A high-speed journey into the glory days of Formula One

Director: Ron Howard Writer: Peter Morgan Stars: Chris Helmsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde Formula One motor racing is safer than ever.  Crashes are rare and fatalities are almost non-existent.   The last driver to die in a Grand Prix was the irreplaceable Ayrton Senna, who sadly lost his life in Monaco …

Reviews and Events

Review- Give My Head Peace Live!

Local politicians beware! The Hole in the Wall Gang are back with their annual ‘Give My Head Peace Live’ tour for 2014. After another sell-out show in 2013, the gang hope for greater success this year with 11 live shows all over the country, from Belfast to Banbridge and this …

Reviews and Events

The Grand National – 5th April 2014

The Grand National is a race that has not been without controversy with many expressing fears and anger about the danger to the horses and riders. I, too, am fearful but our £1 each way bets have been placed – one each for the four of us – myself, husband …

Arts

Art Review: ‘I can say this with absolute certainty. I was there’

The collaboration of knives, forks and newspapers make for an interesting exhibition at the Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast, by artist Sue Morris and University of Ulster lecturers Greg McLaughlin and Steve Baker.  The exhibition centres around the idea of conflicting perceptions of historical events and the relationship between an …

Arts

Silhouette see off songwriters’ festival

Portstewart Songwriters’ Festival concluded on Sunday night with an intimate gig from Silhouette. The Anchor Bar was the venue for the charismatic Shauna Tohill to showcase her talents with her band. The small bar quickly filled up as the band grabbed the crowd’s attention with slow rocker ‘Running Against The …

Local

Harrisons Hauls Top Marks.

Last Sunday marked Mother’s Day for many women, but more significantly for me, it marked my annual trip to Harrison’s farm shop and restaurant– a visit my mum and I would make on this special weekend each year. The farm friendly, family-run restaurant is perfectly nestled on the picturesque hills …