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Fly Me To The Moon comes home to roost at the Grand Opera House

DAYS into 2019 and already rehearsal readings are under way at the Grand Opera House stage for the eagerly anticipated revival of Marie Jones’ Fly Me To The Moon. Having had its debut back in the Baby Grand in 2012 the play, a dark cautionary tale about recession, underpaid and undervalued care workers and greed, […]

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Belfast City Council awards £500,000 of funds to reduce bonfire tensions

BELFAST City Council voted to approve £500,000 in funding for events to reduce tensions around bonfires during its monthly meeting on Monday night. It is the second year in a row that money for the scheme has been agreed. The decision has been criticised by Alliance, the SDLP and the UUP. DUP, Sinn Féin and […]

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Pic of the day, Monday January 7

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New Year blues as Antrim go down with a whimper

Dr McKenna Cup Group B Antrim 1-10 Armagh 2-21 THERE was no masking what was a disappointing day for Antrim’s footballers at Glenavy on Sunday as their performance matched the gloomy conditions with a 14-point defeat to Armagh. The result ends any hope for Lenny Harbinson’s side advancing into the knockout stages of the pre-season […]

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Up to 150 youths throw bottles and stones at cars in West Belfast

AROUND 150 young people threw bottles and stones at passing motorists along the Falls Road on Saturday night. The crowd gathered at the Falls Park to drink from around 7pm and attacked police officers who responded to reports that they were engaging in anti-social behaviour. Sinn Féin Councillor Steven Corr appealed to parents to check […]

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Lessons from a shared journey

“TO everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose.” Ecclesiastes. Or The Byrds. When faced with political drift in a climate of political chaos, it is difficult to determine what season we are in. In this time of political climate change, we just don’t know what coat to put on. Since the […]

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That Squinter Review – July to December

JULY DEE Stitt is on Twitter. Or, more accurately, David Stitt BSc Hons is on Twitter. Arlene Foster’s erstwhile photo companion has been busying himself of late on the Kilcooley bonfire in Bangor, which he’s determined to ensure is the biggest and the best in Are Wee Country. First up, Squinter’s not sure what Science […]

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Pic of the Day, Friday, January 4

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