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Banging the drum

Brian Faloon is a former drummer for punk icons Stiff Little Fingers. Having played on the band’s classic first album Inflammable Material, Brian left the band and now performs with his new band Scream Blue Murmur.

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The man with the plan in an emergency

Belfast has seen several emergencies in recent months, from the water crisis in the winter to a double decker bus crash in the summer.

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Hear the Guidelines for a Long and Happy Life

A South Belfast actress will perform a lead role in a unique play taking place next week that will see the audience play a major part in the production.

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Attempt to bring 1971 team back together

A photograph recently discovered in a local house has led one Newtownabbey man to embark on a quest to find where the players in his renowned school football team are now.Danny McLoughlin played left-back for the Stella Maris Primary School team in 1971, a year the school made history by having its first and second teams defeat all comers before competing against each other for the Newtownabbey Schools’ Cup.

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Belfast’s spooky history

AS October brings an early dusk to the streets of Belfast, the narrow alleys and wynds that intersect the city centre take on a dark hue, and come alive with the bloody tales of the tortured undead, ghoulish bodysnatchers, and murderous butchery.

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Talking of God and Waiting for Godot

Like many of the world’s most celebrated writers countless name-droppers have claimed to have known Samuel Beckett personally.

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