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Archive | April, 2015

Aisling Bursaries go from strength to strength helping young people into further education

The annual Aisling Bursaries have just been launched, marking their 16th year helping local young people reach higher education. The 2015 bursaries were launched at the Devenish Complex, Finaghy, with local business leaders, educators and bursary sponsors gathering to celebrate this year’s programme. The Aisling Bursaries are an education grant scheme delivered by the West […]

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Belfast gets on its bike as city centre transport scheme gets up and going

THE sun shone on an unseasonably chilly Belfast this morning as Belfast’s first public bike-share scheme got into gear. Almost 1,500 people have already signed up for the initiative which went live at 6am and provides two-wheeled transport to anybody who needs it in the city centre. 300 bicycles and 30 docking stations are located […]

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Queen’s appoints leading Irish American businessman and philanthropist as new Chancellor

One of Irish America’s most familiar, busiest and respected business and philanthropic figures is about to forge yet another substantive link between New York and Belfast. Tom Moran, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Manhattan-based Mutual of America Life Insurance, has been appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast. “Queen’s University announces the appointment of […]

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Twaddell review head says he’ll issue report with or without nationalist input

The head of an ‘independent review’ commissioned by the Orange Order to examine parading in North Belfast has told Daily Belfast a report will be produced regardless of whether or not nationalist residents’ groups engage in the process. Dr James Dingley of the Francis Hutcheson Institute has written to both the Crumlin and Ardoyne Residents’ […]

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Frankie’s striking photos capture the shifting vistas of Belfast’s famous peace walls

CELEBRATED Short Strand photographer Frankie Quinn is about to launch the third in his striking series of books capturing memorable images of Belfast’s peace walls. It is a subject he has explored in depth for more than twenty years, with two books, in 1994 and 2008, chronicling both the shifting and static nature of the […]

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Schoolgirl on crutches after being shot twice with pellet gun

A Belfast teenager is on crutches after she was shot in both legs with a pellet gun at the weekend. Karen McCartan, who’s from Laurelbank, was shot on Saturday evening while out walking with her cousin in the area. The 14-year-old was making her way along a local path when without warning she was struck […]

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