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Standing at the Peace Walls, Belfast Pt. 1

As soon as we drove over the boarder separating the Republic of Ireland from Northern Ireland, things subtly but immediaitely changed. The Irish dropped away from the previously bilingual signs, the road markers switched from kilometers to miles. 645 more words

Brigidfest 2015: Women and girls in a war zone

A Report on the Brigidfest Speech by Gillian Russell

The new Gerry Higgins Professor of Irish Studies, Gillian Russell, gave a moving talk at the annual Brigidfest luncheon at the Celtic Club on 8 February 2015. 585 more words


Tory shinners

Who said that miracles have ceased? Well in Northern Ireland they are still happening in the most unlikely places! It would seem that that Sinn Fein have bought into the DUP Tory austerity blueprint big time to fleece the working poor of Northern Ireland. 112 more words


Walking the Peace Lines of Belfast

It’s hard to think about Northern Ireland without thinking of the Troubles. The years of news headlines, car bombs, shootings and images of black balaclavas will haunt the city for many years to come. 2,216 more words


Have a Pint in the Crown

The Crown Liquor Saloon is a pub in Belfast, Northern Ireland, located in Great Victoria Street. Refurbished to a high standard in 1885, it is an outstanding example of a Victorian gin palace, and is one of Northern Ireland’s best-known pubs.  162 more words

The Flat Cap

Roger Allam Leads Belfast-Set Political Thriller 'The Truth Commissioner'

LONDON — Political thriller “The Truth Commissioner” has started to shoot in Belfast and Dublin. Pic stars Roger Allam, whose credits include “The Queen,” “Tamara Drewe” and “The Book Thief.” 177 more words



Cookstown nightclub prepares for BIG weekend following BIG investment

ONE of Northern Ireland’s leading nightclubs, TIME in Cookstown, is to reopen its doors in time… 679 more words