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Rooftop garden blooms over the Falls

Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme… It might sound like a line from a Simon and Garfunkel song but these are  actually just some of the plants growing in the Cultúrlann’s new community garden 30 feet above the Falls Road. The herbs are growing alongside lettuce, tomatoes, cauliflower, strawberries, lavender, onions and more in the rooftop […]

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West Belfast business looking to the future

LOCAL business owners made a statement of faith in the future by turning out in force at the

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Underpinning prosperity as well as the peace

I’m already settled with my teapot and mug in the Cultúrlann when Inez McCormack joins me.

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Underpinning prosperity as well as the peace

I’m already settled with my teapot and mug in the Cultúrlann when Inez McCormack joins me. She’s on her way to

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Gateways to success

There will be many straws in the wind to indicate when the benefits of peace have arrived in the working class communities of Belfast. A new stadium at Casement would certainly be one – hopefully the buffoons who regard Roger Casement as a ‘terrorist’ can hold their tongues when the opening rolls around in 2015 – and, indeed, a leisure centre easily accessible to the nationalists of North Belfast would be another.

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Resilience a recurring theme, from Conamara to Ground Zero

That great hero of Conamara, Seán Ó Coisdealbha, was in the Cultúrlann on Saturday to launch his new poetry anthology Stadhan. A veteran troublemaker – in the best sense of the word – and the dynamo behind some of the best community ventures in the Gaeltacht,

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