Yay! I finished my second year of MIT relatively unscathed. I think. Anyway, I’m in Ireland for the next week visiting family and relaxing before starting summer work. 35 more words
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Thompsons Garage’s underground revolution continues each and every Friday night in the form of Misfit. 2015 has been somewhat of a trailblazing adventure with guests such as Philip Bader, James Zabiela, Riva Starr, Henrik Schwarz, Dense & Pika, Richy Ahmed, KINK, Sidney Charles and Nick Curly all flying in to experience that cauldron of a dancefloor and the ever-up-for-it crowd swirling around inside it. 344 more words
A new direct train service from Clarke Station in Dundalk to Dublin Connolly will launch on Monday morning.
The new 7.55am train will leave from Dundalk train station, with a stop off at MacBride station in Drogheda the only stop en route to Dublin. 102 more words
1946 – George Best, the greatest player of his generation and the world’s first superstar footballer, is born in Belfast.
George Best is undoubtedly the finest soccer Irish player ever, and probably one of the five finest footballers ever. Best was discovered by famed Belfast scout Bob Bishop who told Manchester United manager Matt Busby “I have found a genius.” He was not exaggerating. 389 more words
Northern Ireland has produced its fair share of literary talent over the years – C.S Lewis, Brian Friel and Seamus Heaney to name but a few and one local man is hoping to follow in their illustrious footsteps as he debuts his first novel this summer, just in time for the Belfast Book Festival. 554 more words