THERE was an air of jubilation in West Belfast last Thursday morning as thousands of pupils received their A-Level results. The Andersonstown News was there to capture the atmosphere as nervous and excited pupils learned how they did after two years of hard work. First stop was St Dominic’s Grammar School for Girls as pupils […]
STUDENTS from West Belfast were among thousands celebrating their A-Level results last week.
I ALWAYS allow myself a little holiday in the heart when I attend an Irish language event in the Dome of Delight — as I did on Tuesday evening. That’s partly because I was thrown out after ten minutes of my first-ever meeting in City Hall back in the eighties because I spoke Erse, and that’s partly because it’s a thrill to witness the strength and vibrancy of today’s Irish language movement.
Like Jude Collins (keep reading, he’s in this week’s edition too), I’m a big fan of John O’Dowd’s proposal to allow people along the border to educate their children in the school they prefer – regardless of what state it sits in.
MANY pupils across South Belfast associate ‘horror’ with their GCSE’s and A-Levels, but an increasing number are finding that horror movies are the answer to getting top marks.