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Resilience a recurring theme, from Conamara to Ground Zero

That great hero of Conamara, Seán Ó Coisdealbha, was in the Cultúrlann on Saturday to launch his new poetry anthology Stadhan. A veteran troublemaker – in the best sense of the word – and the dynamo behind some of the best community ventures in the Gaeltacht,

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Hopeful straws in Council wind

They are just straws in the wind and it could be nothing more than Stockholm Syndrome after spending seven

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Caught on Camera

CCTV shows men acting suspiciously before shop is set on fire. Cops tells us the cause of huge blaze is ‘inconclusive’

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From the red corner to Red Square for our Dee

WHILE most novice boxers learn their trade and initially trade leather in small hall shows, West Belfast light middleweight Dee ‘Wealthy’ Walsh is proving an exception to that rule.

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An unholy Irish alliance between Church and State

After the death of Oliver Cromwell in 1658, the persecution of Catholics and their clergy in Ireland continued unabated. On July 1, 1681, to the amusement of throngs of baying savages, the decapitated and disembowelled corpse of the Catholic Primate of Ireland, Oliver Plunkett, was dragged through the streets of London strapped to a jail door which was dyed scarlet by his congealing blood.

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Local bus service is in the spotlight

Local Translink managers have met with political representatives to discuss passenger transport in West Belfast. The special Meet the Manager event provided a platform for discussion around a range of transport matters including: bus and service performance, Smartlink and iLink travelcards as well as special Translink promotions such as family and friends.

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