Festival tackles role of photography in the era of fake news

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Northern Ireland’s premier month-long visual arts festival, the Belfast Photo Festival, will take over art galleries and dominate outdoors spaces throughout Belfast this June with experiential and engaging exhibitions exploring the role of photography in the era of post-truth, alternative … read more

Armagh Tigers Charitable Trust Presents ‘An Extraordinary BBQ Festival & Auction’

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Armagh City Hotel is set to host ‘An Extraordinary BBQ Festival and Auction’ event on Saturday 29thJune to raise funds for two exceptional charities – ‘Stroke & Heart Research – Craigavon Area Hospital’ and proceeds of a raffle to ‘Daisy … read more

Lights, camera, action…Tourism Ireland kicks off filming for phase 2 of its global advertising campaign

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Tourism Ireland kicked off filming for phase two of its global advertising campaign this week. The footage will be used to create new TV, cinema and online ads and will reach millions of potential visitors around the world. Locations and attractions … read more

The Fifth ‘Glass of Thrones’ unveiled

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It’s week five of Tourism Ireland’s 2019 Game of Thrones campaign and another eye-catching installation has been unveiled in Belfast last night (Wednesday, 15 May) – beside the SS Nomadic at Hamilton Dock. This week’s window, or ‘Glass of Thrones’, … read more

239 year old violin is presented to Ulster Youth Orchestra Leader, Samuel Kane

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Exceptional violinist, Samuel Kane, from Loughgall in County Armagh, has been announced as the new Leader of the Ulster Youth Orchestra (UYO), and has been presented by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland with the Milton Violin, an exquisite instrument … read more

Ibe Sesay announced as Ambassador for Parentline NI.

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Children in Northern Ireland and Relate NI have announced father of four and Q Radio presenter, Ibe Sesay as the new ambassador for Parentline NI. The free and confidential helpline, offers advice, support and guidance for all parents and carers. … read more

Belfast Trad Fest

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Traditional music fans are in for a treat as Belfast’s Trad Fest returns this summer from 27thJuly – 2ndAugust 2019. The festival will be the only one of its kind in the North and brings together both the Irish and the … read more


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Over 170 local people with learning disabilities and/or autism had their achievements recognised at the recent (8 May) 24th annual Orchardville Awards Ceremony 2019 at Titanic Belfast. Northern Ireland football legend David Healy was a special guest at the event. Sarah Mooney (24) from East … read more

Theatre stars to bring Jimmy Ellis’ story to life for Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

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Evening performances of Jimmy Ellis: Home Again are set to be one of the highlights of this year’s Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. The shows will be held on the 25th and 26th May 2019 at 8pm in Titanic Belfast’s Andrews Gallery. The film is an … read more

New street art pops up as part of the Eastside Urban Gallery

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Two new pieces of street art were unveiled by EastSide Partnership as part of the EastSide Urban Gallery project funded by the Urban Villages Initiative. London based street artists Irony and Artista, in association with Seedhead Arts, have been putting … read more

First list of speakers announced as ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’ comes to NI

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Preparations are well underway, as one of the biggest, most spectacular literature festivals in the world gets set to come to Northern Ireland for the first time this June. JLF Belfast will recreate the magnificent spirit, colour, energy and atmosphere … read more

Giftware now available at Hillsborough Castle

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This elegant Georgian estate, in the care of independent charity, Historic Royal Palaces, will have two shops, the main Hillsborough Castle shop in the Lower Courtyard will stock homewares and souvenirs while the Stable Yard shop, opening later this year, … read more