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Janine’s wedding day is captured on camera

WELL-known local woman Janine Howard will feature in tonight’s edition of the popular BBCNI documentary series, True North. ‘Saving Face’ follows the story of 35-year-old Janine and her preparations for her marriage to fiancé Matthew Light in October. Janine was just two years old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. During treatment for the condition, […]

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Local dumping ‘nightmare’ uncovered

AN “environmental nightmare” has been unearthed on land off the Falls Road, sparking fears that shocking levels of illegal industrial dumping will contaminate a nearby river. The “mountain” of dumped material was discovered by Milltown Row resident Junior McKee whose property faces the land that is being used as a dumping ground. He has alerted […]

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Dad launches appeal in memory of Eimear

THE father of a young West Belfast cancer battler, who passed away last year, has helped launch the ‘Donuts for Donors’ appeal, the North’s first ever Stem Cell Donation Awareness Day. Seán Smyth, whose daughter Eimear Gooderman (née Smyth) died on the 27th of June 2019, was joined by the Lord Mayor Danny Baker for […]

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‘Casement decision rests with me’

THE new Minister for Infrastructure says she will make the final decision on the proposed multi-million pound development of Casement Park. North Belfast MLA Nichola Mallon, who took up the position last week following the re-establishment of the Stormont Executive, confirmed that she will make the call on Casement, during an in-depth interview with the […]

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Best of traditional Irish music for Belfast

THE Waterfront Hall is set to host the 2020 Gradam Ceoil TG4 music awards, with globally renowned quintet Beoga playing live at the internationally acclaimed event. Trad sensation Beoga, who collaborated with Ed Sheeran for his 2017 chart topping hit ‘Galway Girl’ will take to the stage, for what is set to be the biggest […]

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McLaughlin pays tribute to Reds’ second half hunger

CLIFTONVILLE boss Paddy McLaughlin paid tribute to his side’s second-half effort in their dramatic injury-time County Antrim Shield comeback win against Ballymena. The Reds battled back from Leroy Millar’s early opener in the second half to stage a smash-and-grab 2-1 win and McLaughlin felt his side emptied everything into their search for a route back […]

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