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Northern Irish and Scottish Universities face off in basketball exhibition game

Ulster University and Queen’s both teamed up to take on the best basketball players that Scotland’s universities have to offer. The game took place on Friday 13th April at Jordanstown Sports Centre. There were no bad omens for the team of Ulster men who ran out comfortable winners, 93-83.  

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The philosophy of Frasier

  Following the death of the late John Mahoney in February of this year, it prompts memories of his career, in particularly when he starred in his most famous role in the American sitcom, Frasier. Frasier started out as a spin-off of the popular sitcom Cheers  and quickly rose to …

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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 …

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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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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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