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James Connolly centre deal sealed with $50,000 pledge

Plans to create an interpretative centre on the Falls Road focusing on 1916 leader James Connolly has got a fillip from New York City’s transport workers. Addressing the opening evening of the New York-New Belfast Conference, Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen said the TWU’s 44,000 workers had “always felt a kinship with Belfast”. “Both […]

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Young dancers’ unBeliebable break

TWO best friends from the Grosvenor Road joined Justin Bieber on stage on Wednesday night in Dublin – performing a dance routine alongside the Canadian superstar. 11-year-old Meghan Sewell and 12-year-old Holly Sullivan were picked from thousands of hopefuls who auditioned across the Island to perform at the sell-out RDS Arena show. Part of the […]

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Are you a budding chef?

DO you fancy yourself as a bit of a Jamie, Nigella or Gordon? Then why not enter the Balmoral Hotel Masterchef challenge 2017? This fabulous contest is open to amateur chefs only who can cook whatever their heart desires. All you need is a love for food and the ability to cook under the watchful […]

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Malone College lad makes New York debut

A FORMER Malone College pupil is set to make his theatrical debut on the New York stage. 20-year-old Joseph Jones is starring in ‘Christ Detained by the Department of Homelands Security’ at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre. Written by Anthony P Pennino as part of the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the play follows […]

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Exploration of Belfast’s shared history set to take place

A TOUR will take place this week in the City Cemetery which will tell the story of Belfast’s shared history. The tour is part of the   Upper Springfield Development Trust’s Arts Programme, which is holding a mini City Cemetery tour and an Every Body Tells A Tale public art showcase on Wednesday June 21, starting at […]

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Ray Megahey gets serious for Prostate Cancer Awareness

69 year-old West Belfast man Ray Megahey is well known to anyone who frequented the Lámh Dhearg on a Sunday night. As part of the madcap duo Ray and Marty, Ray had regulars in stiches with his close to the bone comedy. Always joking and fun loving Ray now says it’s time to get serious […]

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