News Feed
Featured Stories

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 …

Read More
Featured Stories

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 …

Read More
Featured Stories

Mandela Music Reign Slips as Building Threat Looms

Over the years many venues throughout Northern Ireland have been keen to encourage local and international musical talent to the country.  In venues such as Limelight, The Harp Bar, Empire and also Mandela Hall, which have provided culture, diversity and much enjoyment especially throughout the countries turbulent past. In more recent …

Read More
Featured Stories

Online Gambling and Match Fixing: What’s next for the Industry?

Whether it is picking a horse at the Grand National or backing your local football team to cup glory, gambling can be seen as something to keep the interest going for the occasional punter. But what about those individuals who have a serious gambling addiction? Jonathan McNabb investigates. According to …

Read More
Featured Stories

Air Ambulance Dream Takes Flight.

From being the only province in the UK not to have one, Northern Ireland is set to witness a Helicopter Emergency Service (HEMS) take to the skies to help save lives. The news comes after the well publicised incidents at the North West 200 in 2015 whereby an Air Ambulance was summoned …

Read More
Featured Stories

Stormont Elections: Why do so few young people vote?

In just under a week’s time, the people of Northern Ireland will visit polling stations across the country to vote for the next Stormont assembly.  The struggle with every election is getting young people to vote, but why are the youth of the province so afraid of politics? Kevin Mc …

Read More
Featured Stories

What has Game of Thrones done for Northern Ireland?

It has been five years since the epic fantasy drama first hit our screens—but as the chief filming location for the series, how has Northern Ireland benefited from  the show’s global success? In April of 2009, America’s leading cable network, HBO, confirmed that filming for a pilot episode of their …

Read More
Featured Stories

Festive ‘cheer’ at Coleraine campus

Student councillors at Ulster University are trying to help with exam stress with their ‘Be Happy’ event. The Students’ Union at the Coleraine campus have set-up a ‘Cheer’ stall, which offers free tea and coffee, as well as mince pies and other festive treats. Video interview HERE Vice President Emma Bonner says …

Read More
Featured Stories

Planning for the future

  “The entire process has been so stressful. If we knew what was involved we would never have started it.” These are the words of Julie and David McGowan. They have been fighting to obtain planning permission for an extension to their family home in North Down for almost a …

Read More
Football

Lafferty double sees off Finland

Northern Ireland have taken a massive step towards qualification for Euro 2016 after a 2-1 win over Finland at Windsor Park. Kyle Lafferty’s first-half double was enough for the hosts as they held on to record their fourth win in five games in Group F. Michael O’Neill praised the mentality …

Read More