South Belfast is getting involved in the entertainment for this year’s Belfast Pride festival. Local pubs and
SOUTH Belfast’s parks continue to have a “significant” problem with public boozing and other anti-social behaviour, the Council has warned. New figures show a stark rise in incidents right across Belfast city parks and leisure facilities, with Botanic Gardens topping the city list of problem parks in the period between February and May.
HIGHLIGHTS 1. Sheltering in City Hall with marathon veteran from New York Fr Brian Jordan — chaplain to the trade unions of the Big Apple — before the 9am start while thousands were getting drenched outside waiting for the Lord Mayor Niall Óg to sound the starting horn (gun for off apparently decommissioned).
ORGANISERS of an anti-Home Rule commemoration rally at Ormeau Park next month have played down concerns that loyalist paramilitaries will have a visible presence at the event.
Nationalist politicians have called on organisers of a controversial anti-Home Rule commemoration festival to meet them face-to-face to allay fears over parades to the Ormeau Park event.
In this paper last July, South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt penned a piece about the aftermath of the annual Orange procession through (increasingly nationalist) South Belfast.