Archive | North Belfast News RSS feed for this section

Duncairn to learn from New York Irish arts experience

A PIONEERING project in Belfast that saw a Presbyterian minister transform his church into an Irish cultural centre after his congregation dwindled is to seek partnerships in New York to develop their cross community outreach. The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts’ events manager, Ray Giffen, is to spend a month in New York from […]

Read More Comments Off on Duncairn to learn from New York Irish arts experience

Michelin-starred chef set to open new restaurant at docks

MICHELIN-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli is to open a restaurant at the North Belfast docks next year. The restaurant will be located in the new £25 million Marriott Hotel currently under construction at the City Quays development beside Clarendon Dock. It will be the famous chef’s first ever restaurant on the island of Ireland and will […]

Read More Comments Off on Michelin-starred chef set to open new restaurant at docks

Sinn Féin accuse Brokenshire of ‘waffle’

SINN Féin have accused James Brokenshire of talking “waffle” after a meeting with the Secretary of State. Talks are being held at Stormont with parties in a bid to restore the power-sharing Executive. Sinn Féin leader in the North, Michelle O’Neill, said Mr Brokenshire was avoiding the issue of financial assistance to deal with inquests […]

Read More Comments Off on Sinn Féin accuse Brokenshire of ‘waffle’

Local artist Lise launches second phase of her work exploring the rich history of Ireland north and south

A NEWTOWNABBEY visual artist is to showcase a peace and reconciliation project which has already gained endorsement from the Stormont Assembly. Lise McGreevy’s latest installation of her self-initiated project, entitled ‘Abandoned; Not Forgotten’, will launch at the Engine Room Gallery behind Belfast City Hall on May 4 from 6pm to 9pm. The collection is Phase […]

Read More Comments Off on Local artist Lise launches second phase of her work exploring the rich history of Ireland north and south

Young Polish Gaeilgeoir pens an impassioned letter to Stormont on respect for the Irish language

A POLISH pupil from a Glengormley school has written a personal letter to the Stormont Executive, calling for an Irish Language Act. Martyna Borysowska, a primary seven pupil at Gaelscoil Éanna, who speaks Irish, English and Polish, also called on Stormont to show respect to Irish and other languages. Last month, DUP leader Arlene Foster […]

Read More Comments Off on Young Polish Gaeilgeoir pens an impassioned letter to Stormont on respect for the Irish language

Squinter’s essential betting guide to Election ’17

ALL elections are about using your loaf, as my oul’ da used to say, but never was that more true than in Thursday’s poll. Circumstances are much changed from last May, when a kind of semi-normal boredom had set in, hitting turn-out and seriously lowering the excitement factor. Now Arlene’s serial balls-ups and her Project […]

Read More Comments Off on Squinter’s essential betting guide to Election ’17