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Belfast band 'Strange New Places' release new EP - Belfast Live

Belfast band 'Strange New Places' release new EP  Belfast Live

Arguably the only distinctive 'scene' Northern Ireland can stand over as truly influential was led by Stiff Little Fingers and other legendary punk acts in the late ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:35 pm


Cinema Day in NI this Bank Holiday Monday - Belfast Live

Cinema Day in NI this Bank Holiday Monday  Belfast Live

From The Incredibles and Big, to Pirates of the Carribean and Carrie, there's something for everyone.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:02 pm


Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, review: Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer - The Independent

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, review: Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer  The Independent

Questions of class and accessibility pervade discussions around the elite arts, and these inevitably reach a point of concentration at the Edinburgh International ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 11:35 am


South Belfast club Camogie coach nominated for top GAA award - Belfast Live

South Belfast club Camogie coach nominated for top GAA award  Belfast Live

Anne Costello is a juvenile coach at Bredagh GAC.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 10:59 am


Special needs dog looking for a family to love forever - Belfast Live

Special needs dog looking for a family to love forever  Belfast Live

Jake gets distressed if he is left alone and needs an experienced owner to deal with this fear.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:46 am


Belfast homelessness charity sees big increase in rough sleepers - Belfast Live

Belfast homelessness charity sees big increase in rough sleepers  Belfast Live

Welcome Organisation dealing with more and more people on streets.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:44 am


Belfast hospital patient 'punched nurse after being refused cigarette' - Belfast Live

Belfast hospital patient 'punched nurse after being refused cigarette'  Belfast Live

He inflicted a blow to the man's face after shouting "I know where you live", prosecutors claimed.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:51 am


Malcolm McKeown's killer brother denied jail release for funeral - Belfast Live

Malcolm McKeown's killer brother denied jail release for funeral  Belfast Live

Clifford McKeown issued emergency judicial review proceedings.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:22 am


Cordon Sanitaire: Frankie Quinn on capturing Belfast’s peace walls - The Irish Times

Cordon Sanitaire: Frankie Quinn on capturing Belfast’s peace walls  The Irish Times

The photographer's new exhibition looks at the scars left by the Troubles on the cityscape.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:00 am


Belfast council to continue with football pitch plans after 'UVF threats' - The Irish News

Belfast council to continue with football pitch plans after 'UVF threats'  The Irish News

A COUNCIL is to press ahead with football pitch plans on a bonfire site beside a new leisure centre as tensions ease following claims that builders faced UVF ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:19 am


Man threatened with knife during west Belfast 'carjacking' - The Irish News

Man threatened with knife during west Belfast 'carjacking'  The Irish News

A MAN in his forties has been dragged out of his car and threatened at knifepoint during a hijacking in west Belfast.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:05 am


State papers: Secret RUC assessment of IRA ceasefire - The Irish News

State papers: Secret RUC assessment of IRA ceasefire  The Irish News

A SECRET NIO assessment of the status of the IRA's four-month old ceasefire and the British security response suggested the possibility of withdrawing ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:03 pm


Belfast City Half Marathon entry deadline fast approaching - Belfast Live

Belfast City Half Marathon entry deadline fast approaching  Belfast Live

It might feel like it's ages away, but if you're keen to get yourself involved in this year's Belfast City Half Marathon, you can't leave it to the last minute to get ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:00 pm


Shankill Road leisure centre is hosting a 'rave in the waves' - Belfast Live

Shankill Road leisure centre is hosting a 'rave in the waves'  Belfast Live

If your two favourite things in the world are swimming pools and raves, well, you're in luck. A special charity event is combining the two at the Shankill Road ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:04 pm


Instagram locations in Northern Ireland that are getting everyone snapping - Belfast Live

Instagram locations in Northern Ireland that are getting everyone snapping  Belfast Live

The hashtag for Belfast has been used almost three million times.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:45 pm


New Lodge mural launched by young people - Belfast Live

New Lodge mural launched by young people  Belfast Live

They spoke to Belfast Live as a new mural was unveiled in the New Lodge.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:54 pm


Magilligan prisoner dies in hospital - Belfast Live

Magilligan prisoner dies in hospital  Belfast Live

A 62-year-old Magilligan prisoner has died. The Northern Ireland Prison *Service* said he passed away at hospital today, Friday, August 23. A spokesperson ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:01 pm


West Belfast hijacking: Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint - BBC News

West Belfast hijacking: Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint  BBC News

The driver handed over his keys after a knife was held to his face in the west Belfast attack.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:25 pm


'No more excuses' secretary of state tells Stormont politicians - The Irish News

'No more excuses' secretary of state tells Stormont politicians  The Irish News

The Northern Ireland Secretary of State has warned Stormont's rowing politicians there are "no more excuses" for failing to restore powersharing.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:55 pm


BBC Radio Ulster presenter Sean Coyle axed from show - Belfast Live

BBC Radio Ulster presenter Sean Coyle axed from show  Belfast Live

The veteran presenter told his loyal listeners he 'didn't want to go'

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:15 pm


Rab McCullough to headline Greatest Hits night - Belfast Media Group

Rab McCullough to headline Greatest Hits night  Belfast Media Group

HOSTED by the Andersonstown News, next week's 'Greatest Hits' showcase is set to be a true celebration of the best local music from the last 50 years, and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:49 am


Harland and Wolff: Belfast shipyard receives non-binding offers - BBC News

Harland and Wolff: Belfast shipyard receives non-binding offers  BBC News

Administrators BDO say there are other interested parties which may result in further offers.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:23 am


Belfast Bank Holiday weather forecast predicts gloriously sunny weekend - Belfast Live

Belfast Bank Holiday weather forecast predicts gloriously sunny weekend  Belfast Live

Time to make the most of the last of the summer sunshine.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:36 am


Harland and Wolff administrators release update on future of company - Belfast Live

Harland and Wolff administrators release update on future of company  Belfast Live

They say there has been "a healthy level of interest" which has resulted in a "number of non-binding offers"

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:36 am


Changes to Translink Metro services across Belfast to begin next month - Belfast Live

Changes to Translink Metro services across Belfast to begin next month  Belfast Live

The bus company say customers in North and East Belfast can expect to see a series of improvements.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:04 am


Republicans themselves say the trouble in Belfast in August 1969 was started to take pressure off the Bogside - Belfast Newsletter

Republicans themselves say the trouble in Belfast in August 1969 was started to take pressure off the Bogside  Belfast Newsletter

The anti British Broadcasting Corporation's one sided reporting the past 50 years in Northern Ireland just keeps on going. The trouble in Belfast in August 1969 ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:37 am


What's On in Belfast and beyond this Bank Holiday weekend, August 24-26 - Belfast Live

What's On in Belfast and beyond this Bank Holiday weekend, August 24-26  Belfast Live

Make the most of the last Bank Holiday weekend of the summer with these great events.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:51 am


Belfast series My Left Nut focuses on testicular cancer fears - BBC News

Belfast series My Left Nut focuses on testicular cancer fears  BBC News

A new BBC Three comedy drama set and filmed in Belfast has a fairly blunt - though accurate - title. My Left Nut is based on the real-life experiences of a local ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:16 am


New cafes give disabled taste for the workplace - Belfast Newsletter

New cafes give disabled taste for the workplace  Belfast Newsletter

A social enterprise that specialises in finding employment for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions has opened two new cafes in Belfast and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:10 am


Belfast mum's disgust as bikes worth £4,000 stolen from home - Belfast Live

Belfast mum's disgust as bikes worth £4,000 stolen from home  Belfast Live

"Words can not describe how distraught and afraid my children now are that 'bad men' came onto our property..."

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:52 am


Belfast weather forecast for Friday - Belfast Live

Belfast weather forecast for Friday  Belfast Live

After a pretty dull and wet week, today marks the start of a pleasant spell. For Friday, the Met Office said it will be dry and warm. They added: "A dry day to come ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:00 am


FresherFest 2019 at The Limelight is back - Belfast Live

FresherFest 2019 at The Limelight is back  Belfast Live

The highlight of the student calendar is nearly here so join the event for a free drink, lunch and goodie bag.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:23 pm


North Belfast interface trouble must end warns councillor - Belfast Live

North Belfast interface trouble must end warns councillor  Belfast Live

The councillor said that petrol bombs have been thrown.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:01 pm


Belfast City Half Marathon runner Tracy Lavery shares her story - Belfast Live

Belfast City Half Marathon runner Tracy Lavery shares her story  Belfast Live

Everyone has a reason for running a half marathon , whether it be to raise money for a special cause, to help with general mental and physical well-being or to ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:46 pm


Belfast restaurants for a brilliant burger - Belfast Live

Belfast restaurants for a brilliant burger  Belfast Live

There are no shortage of cracking places to get your fix.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:52 pm


Fake tan removal hack goes viral - Belfast Live

Fake tan removal hack goes viral  Belfast Live

Shoppers are loving this woman's budget hack - which promises to remove fake tan in seconds.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:52 pm


Belfast man 'assaulted ex-partner by throwing a dog at her' - Belfast Live

Belfast man 'assaulted ex-partner by throwing a dog at her'  Belfast Live

When asked why he failed to turn up for a previous court appearance, his defence solicitor replied: "He has two broken legs."

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:44 pm


Hard to be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review — a stark bundle of contradictions - The Times

Hard to be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review — a stark bundle of contradictions  The Times

The London-born dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty grew up in Belfast from the age of ten and still considers the city home. Two years ago she made a ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:00 pm


PSNI footage shows 100mph Belfast to Newtownards car chase - BBC News

PSNI footage shows 100mph Belfast to Newtownards car chase  BBC News

Police dashcam footage shows the high-speed pursuit of an uninsured driver through Belfast.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:28 pm


RuPaul's Drag Race UK: Belfast queen Blu Hydrangea ready to slay - Belfast Live

RuPaul's Drag Race UK: Belfast queen Blu Hydrangea ready to slay  Belfast Live

Say 'Hiiiieeeeeee' to the Belfast queen representing Northern Ireland.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:09 pm


Ryanair pilots' strike advice for customers - Belfast Live

Ryanair pilots' strike advice for customers  Belfast Live

Ryanair has said it plans to operate full schedule during strike today and tomorrow.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:11 am


Jess Glynne fans pictured enjoying Belfast gig at CHSq - Belfast Live

Jess Glynne fans pictured enjoying Belfast gig at CHSq  Belfast Live

There was Real Love for Jess Glynne at last night's Custom House Square gig. As official media sponsor of CHSq, Belfast Live sent our promo team and ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:23 am


Top GCSE results in Northern Ireland drop after grading system changes - Belfast Live

Top GCSE results in Northern Ireland drop after grading system changes  Belfast Live

The proportion of candidates awarded A*-C increased by 1.1 percentage points.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:05 am


West Belfast young people celebrated at awards day - Belfast Live

West Belfast young people celebrated at awards day  Belfast Live

Former Northern Ireland midfielder Paul McVeigh spoke at the prize giving.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:57 am


Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review – a potent dance of rage and resilience - The Guardian

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review – a potent dance of rage and resilience  The Guardian

Oona Doherty's empathetic embodiment of machismo and feminine swagger makes visible the violence and vulnerability of her hometown.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:18 am


Man injured in ‘paramilitary-style shooting’ in Belfast - The Irish Times

Man injured in ‘paramilitary-style shooting’ in Belfast  The Irish Times

Man in his 40s was shot in both legs in the Ardoyne area of the city.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:51 am


Belfast to Glasgow – the pretty way - The Independent

Belfast to Glasgow – the pretty way  The Independent

Our travel correspondent is making the most of the UK in August by taking on a challenge a day. Today: Belfast to Glasgow, the pretty way. Paul, the guard, was ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:46 am


PSNI officer: Why I work on despite dissident threat - Belfast Live

PSNI officer: Why I work on despite dissident threat  Belfast Live

His comments come after a bomb exploded in Co Fermanagh on Monday.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:36 pm


Belfast swimming pools offer allows kids to swim for just £1 - Belfast Live

Belfast swimming pools offer allows kids to swim for just £1  Belfast Live

As part of the new strategy, the council hope to build seven new leisure centres across the city over a 10 year period.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:17 pm


Belfast man worked as security guard and door supervisor after stealing identity - Belfast Live

Belfast man worked as security guard and door supervisor after stealing identity  Belfast Live

The 29-year-old was sentenced to four months' imprisonment on each count, served concurrently suspended for 12 months.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:25 pm


Primark fire a "game changer" for Belfast - Retail Gazette

Primark fire a "game changer" for Belfast  Retail Gazette

Northern Ireland's leading retail lobby group has said the fire that devastated Primark Belfast a year ago proved to be a "game changer" for the city's retail scene.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:46 pm


Conn O'Neill Festival – 400th Anniversary, Starts August 29, East Belfast… - Slugger O'Toole

Conn O'Neill Festival – 400th Anniversary, Starts August 29, East Belfast…  Slugger O'Toole

The second Conn O'Neill Festival will take place over two weekends in August and September 2019. It marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Conn, the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:38 pm


Belfast's Blu Hydrangea competing in RuPaul's Drag Race UK - The Irish News

Belfast's Blu Hydrangea competing in RuPaul's Drag Race UK  The Irish News

A DRAG queen from Belfast is competing in the first UK series of RuPaul's Drag Race. Blu Hydrangea has been unveiled as among the 10 drag queens taking ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:33 am


Springfield Road security alert leads to road closures in area - Belfast Live

Springfield Road security alert leads to road closures in area  Belfast Live

Police are currently at the scene of a security alert in West Belfast. The Springfield Road has been closed following the discovery of a suspicious object. A PSNI ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:05 am


Belfast City Council awards £45,000 to bonfire builders - BBC News

Belfast City Council awards £45,000 to bonfire builders  BBC News

Funding of almost £46,000 was awarded to 35 bonfires held in Belfast in July 2019, a council committee has been told. The money was provided under Belfast ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:43 am


Robbie Mateer death stuns West Belfast community - Belfast Live

Robbie Mateer death stuns West Belfast community  Belfast Live

The 19-year-old was a popular figure in the local area.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:39 am


Belfast man jailed after following hotel guest into her room and assaulting her - Belfast Live

Belfast man jailed after following hotel guest into her room and assaulting her  Belfast Live

A stag do sex attacker left a hotel guest terrified after following her into her room and molesting her - while security staff "astonishingly" said they were too busy to ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:20 pm


Alex Murphy video leads to police searches in West Belfast - Belfast Live

Alex Murphy video leads to police searches in West Belfast  Belfast Live

Police have carried out searches in West Belfast after a video emerged appearing to show shots being fired over the coffin of Alex Murphy. Officers carried out ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:14 pm


Belfast weather forecast for Tuesday - Belfast Live

Belfast weather forecast for Tuesday  Belfast Live

It's been a mixed bag weather-wise for Belfast in the last few weeks and today looks as if it will be no different. For Tuesday, the Met Office said it will be a "dry, ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:00 am


Foo Fighters Belfast Vital - Belfast Live

Foo Fighters Belfast Vital  Belfast Live

Alan Lewis- PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 19/8/2019 Photo By Justin Kernoghan VITAL - Foo Fighters live in Belfast.1 of 30. Alan Lewis- PhotopressBelfast.co.uk ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:33 pm


Belfast care worker jobs to be created with Majestik Care - Belfast Live

Belfast care worker jobs to be created with Majestik Care  Belfast Live

The roles will be based right across Belfast as well as Dundonald and no experience is necessary.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:07 pm


Funeral takes place in Belfast of Alex Murphy - The Irish News

Funeral takes place in Belfast of Alex Murphy  The Irish News

A WEST Belfast republican convicted over one of the most notorious killings of the Troubles was "profoundly affected" by decades of violence, mourners have ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:34 pm


Translink services for Belfast Vital 2019 - Belfast Live

Translink services for Belfast Vital 2019  Belfast Live

Thinking about transport to and from Foo Fighters or Timmy Trumpet? We have you covered.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:36 am


Belfast social photos from Friday night in the city - Belfast Live

Belfast social photos from Friday night in the city  Belfast Live

Did we catch you or someone you know out an about in the city at the weekend?

Published on 18 August 2019 | 2:40 pm


Social pictures in Belfast from Friday, August 16 - Belfast Live

Social pictures in Belfast from Friday, August 16  Belfast Live

Belfast Live 16.08.2019 Customers enjoying Friday night in The Sunflower. Picture by; Aidan O'Reilly1 of 48. Belfast Live 16.08.2019 Customers enjoying Friday ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 2:38 pm


What's On in Belfast and beyond this weekend, August 17-18 - Belfast Live

What's On in Belfast and beyond this weekend, August 17-18  Belfast Live

Lots happening this weekend, here's hoping the sun will make an appearance.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 7:32 am


Belfast crash arrest after car collides with multiple vehicles - Belfast Live

Belfast crash arrest after car collides with multiple vehicles  Belfast Live

A driver who allegedly made off at speed from police collided with multiple vehicles when driving against one way traffic in Belfast on Wednesday night.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 10:53 am


Belfast city centre 'robbery' leads to arrests - Belfast Live

Belfast city centre 'robbery' leads to arrests  Belfast Live

CCTV operators guide police dog unit officers to suspects.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Belfast play parks - the city's favourites as voted by you - Belfast Live

Belfast play parks - the city's favourites as voted by you  Belfast Live

You've crowned your preferred spots in North, South, East and West Belfast.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Sex offender jailed for carrying out new Belfast attack - Belfast Live

Sex offender jailed for carrying out new Belfast attack  Belfast Live

A man previously convicted of torturing and sexually abusing his former teenage friend has been jailed again for carrying out a new attack while carrying a metal ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


New Lodge: Police investigate criminality in north Belfast - BBC News

New Lodge: Police investigate criminality in north Belfast  BBC News

Police are investigating a number of incidents in the New Lodge area of north Belfast overnight. There was a break-in at a house in which an elderly woman with ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The Troubles: Families flee as Belfast homes burn - BBC News

The Troubles: Families flee as Belfast homes burn  BBC News

Following the Battle of the Bogside in August 1969, fighting spread from Londonderry to Belfast.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Stabbed teen was 'protecting his uncle' at Belfast bonfire, court told - Sky News

Stabbed teen was 'protecting his uncle' at Belfast bonfire, court told  Sky News

The attack happened as large crowds gathered to watch a bonfire in the New Haven area of Belfast.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Belfast bonfire goes ahead after clashes between youths and police - The Guardian

Belfast bonfire goes ahead after clashes between youths and police  The Guardian

Three officers injured as officers are forced to retreat from pyre to mark 1971 mass internment.

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Belfast Bikes: Belfast City Council repair bill falls by 70% - BBC News

Belfast Bikes: Belfast City Council repair bill falls by 70%  BBC News

Vandalism of Belfast Bikes has been an issue since the scheme was launched in April 2015.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Belfast City Cemetery: 150 years of buried stories - BBC News

Belfast City Cemetery: 150 years of buried stories  BBC News

As Belfast City Cemetery turns 150, BBC News NI takes a closer look at some of its buried stories.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Pride: Belfast flooded with colour for parade - BBC News

Pride: Belfast flooded with colour for parade  BBC News

Belfast is flooded with colour as thousands take to the streets for the city's annual Pride Parade.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am








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