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Muckamore Abbey: NIO accused of ‘disinterest’ in abuse scandal - Belfast Newsletter

Muckamore Abbey: NIO accused of ‘disinterest’ in abuse scandal  Belfast Newsletter

A DUP MP has accused Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley of “disinterest” in a “scandalous” crisis at a Northern Ireland hospital.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 4:27 pm


Santander to close three NI branches - Belfast Newsletter

Santander to close three NI branches  Belfast Newsletter

Santander is to close three branches in Northern Ireland - amid 140 closures across the UK.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:34 pm


Cleveland based Care Protect invests in Belfast monitoring group - Business Up North

Cleveland based Care Protect invests in Belfast monitoring group  Business Up North

Yarm headquartered Care Protect is making a £200,000 commitment at its monitoring hub in Belfast, in anticipation of increasing demand for its safeguarding ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:02 pm


Two men sentenced for assault in paramilitary-style attack - Belfast Media Group

Two men sentenced for assault in paramilitary-style attack  Belfast Media Group

TWO West Belfast men have been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court for assaulting a man and threatening to subject him to a paramilitary-style attack in an ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:17 pm


Lurgan teenager knocked out after falling on ice - Belfast Live

Lurgan teenager knocked out after falling on ice  Belfast Live

The air ambulance were called to the scene and the 16-year-old was taken to hospital.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 11:58 am


Young artists’ unique collaboration on portrait of city’s former mayor - Belfast Newsletter

Young artists’ unique collaboration on portrait of city’s former mayor  Belfast Newsletter

Former Belfast Lord Mayor Nuala McAllister has said she is “delighted” with her official mayoral portrait, which was produced through a unique collaboration ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 11:45 am


GAA Gaelfast primary school scheme promoting exercise across Co Antrim - Belfast Live

GAA Gaelfast primary school scheme promoting exercise across Co Antrim  Belfast Live

16 primary schools will be involved in the new scheme.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 11:22 am


Fly Me To The Moon: Hilarity and reality in equal measure - Belfast Media Group

Fly Me To The Moon: Hilarity and reality in equal measure  Belfast Media Group

THE opening night of Marie Jones' dark comedy Fly Me To The Moon at the Grand Opera House was one full of raucous laughter. The Belfast playwright's ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 11:13 am


Artist:Entrepreneur Day in Belfast this weekend - Complete Music Update

Artist:Entrepreneur Day in Belfast this weekend  Complete Music Update

CMU:DIY is heading to Northern Ireland this weekend with the Featured Artists Coalition for the first 2019 edition of the Artist:Entrepreneur Day, presented in ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 11:09 am


Padraic Fiacc: Tributes after Belfast poet dies - BBC News

Padraic Fiacc: Tributes after Belfast poet dies  BBC News

Tributes have been paid to Belfast poet Padraic Fiacc after he died aged 94. Irish President Michael D Higgins was among those who praised his work.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 10:50 am


Belfast City Cemetery: Plot Z1 memorial agreed for babies - BBC News

Belfast City Cemetery: Plot Z1 memorial agreed for babies  BBC News

Thousands of babies who died shortly after birth or were stillborn are to be commemorated by a sculpture in Belfast City Cemetery. The area known as Plot Z1 ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 10:21 am


Leonardo da Vinci drawings to go on display at Belfast's Ulster Museum - Belfast Live

Leonardo da Vinci drawings to go on display at Belfast's Ulster Museum  Belfast Live

The simultaneous exhibitions of drawings are part of a nationwide event to mark 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci's death.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 9:45 am


Broken down vehicle causing long delays - Belfast Newsletter

Broken down vehicle causing long delays  Belfast Newsletter

Motorists are advised to expect delays on the M2 motorway due to a broken down vehicle.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 9:41 am


Portraits painted on handkerchiefs that depict the horrors of Hitler’s genocide - Belfast Newsletter

Portraits painted on handkerchiefs that depict the horrors of Hitler’s genocide  Belfast Newsletter

This coming Sunday (January 27) is Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), the anniversary of the liberation in 1945 of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 9:01 am


Chinese New Year in Belfast events revealed - Belfast Live

Chinese New Year in Belfast events revealed  Belfast Live

There are plenty of colourful events planned to mark the event and they're free of charge.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 8:39 am


Belfast man - captured by DNA from a coffee cup - is to be extradited - The Irish News

Belfast man - captured by DNA from a coffee cup - is to be extradited  The Irish News

A Belfast man who lived in the Republic for 15 years under an another identity is to be extradited to Northern Ireland after a six year legal battle in the Republic.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 7:58 am


Investment fund makes loan towards £20m Belfast car park and office scheme - The Irish News

Investment fund makes loan towards £20m Belfast car park and office scheme  The Irish News

THE Northern Ireland Investment Fund has backed its second major scheme - the development of a 575-space multi-storey car park in Belfast and 7000 square ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:33 am


Ex-Belfast mayor Nuala McAllister's portrait costs ratepayers £10850 - The Irish News

Ex-Belfast mayor Nuala McAllister's portrait costs ratepayers £10850  The Irish News

A PORTRAIT of Belfast's former lord mayor Nuala McAllister has cost ratepayers £10850.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:04 am


Meghan Markle’s great-great-great grandmother was a Belfast Catholic - Irish Times

Meghan Markle’s great-great-great grandmother was a Belfast Catholic  Irish Times

Duchess of Sussex's Irish ancestry was established by a Dublin marriage register.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:25 am


Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital experiences trouble with teenagers 'running riot' at night - Belfast Live

Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital experiences trouble with teenagers 'running riot' at night  Belfast Live

"A lot of them are off their heads on drugs and a lot of them are just teenagers with nothing better to do"

Published on 22 January 2019 | 9:53 pm


Belfast parking to get major boost with £20million multi-story - Belfast Live

Belfast parking to get major boost with £20million multi-story  Belfast Live

Office space will be included in the new development.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 7:25 pm


West Belfast UDA investigation lands man in jail for cocaine possession - Belfast Live

West Belfast UDA investigation lands man in jail for cocaine possession  Belfast Live

Sentence came after Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 7:10 pm


Snow brings N.I. to standstill - traffic chaos as Belfast International Airport shuts runway - Belfast Newsletter

Snow brings N.I. to standstill - traffic chaos as Belfast International Airport shuts runway  Belfast Newsletter

Heavy snowfall has brought many parts of Northern Ireland to a standstill this evening.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 5:19 pm


£20m Belfast scheme secures loan from investment fund - Insider Media

£20m Belfast scheme secures loan from investment fund  Insider Media

A £20m scheme in Belfast comprising a 575-space multi-storey car park and 7000 sq ft of office space has moved forward after the development became the ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 3:34 pm


Drake tour coming to Ireland with three big shows planned - Belfast Live

Drake tour coming to Ireland with three big shows planned  Belfast Live

Award-winning artist Drake is set to return to Ireland this March for his 8th tour, Assassination Vacation. The rapper will take to Dublin's 3Arena from March 19 ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 11:18 am


Get a VIP package to meet snooker legends in Belfast - Belfast Live

Get a VIP package to meet snooker legends in Belfast  Belfast Live

Brace yourselves a Whirlwind and Tornado are heading our way. But don't worry, there's no need to batten down the hatches as they'll be whipping up a storm ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 10:51 am


Licensing laws 'costing Belfast millions' - The Irish News - The Irish News

Licensing laws 'costing Belfast millions' - The Irish News  The Irish News

THE business partners behind a proposed £7 million Belfast boutique hotel claim the city is missing out on millions of pounds of investment due to archaic ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 8:08 am


West Belfast homes getting £680,000 upgrade - Belfast Live

West Belfast homes getting £680,000 upgrade  Belfast Live

104 houses are in line for new kitchens, bathrooms and wiring.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 7:55 am


Belfast and Derry police appeal after security alerts declared 'elaborate hoaxes' - Belfast Live

Belfast and Derry police appeal after security alerts declared 'elaborate hoaxes'  Belfast Live

"I know this was a disruptive evening for the whole community and I would thank everyone for their patience while we worked to make the area safe."

Published on 22 January 2019 | 7:44 am


NI mum's warning after suspicious approach to daughter - Belfast Live

NI mum's warning after suspicious approach to daughter  Belfast Live

The 13-year-old was walking home from school when a woman in a car stopped to speak to her.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 6:52 am


BBC documentary The Search shines a light on heroes who found Belfast beat boxer Michael Cullen - Belfast Live

BBC documentary The Search shines a light on heroes who found Belfast beat boxer Michael Cullen  Belfast Live

For more than a decade, the Community Rescue *Service* has been involved in some of Northern Ireland's most dramatic and heartbreaking moments.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 9:29 pm


Belfast ferry has near miss with nuclear sub - Belfast Live

Belfast ferry has near miss with nuclear sub  Belfast Live

A Nuclear sub has had a near miss with a ferry headed from Belfast to Scotland, it has emerged. The 'Close quarters incident'happened in the Irish Sea in ...

Published on 21 January 2019 | 6:02 pm


American student appeals for return of motorbike stolen in West Belfast for her birthday - Belfast Live

American student appeals for return of motorbike stolen in West Belfast for her birthday  Belfast Live

Erin Gannon is appealing for the return of her beloved bike as a birthday present.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 5:15 pm


West Belfast man in court after shotgun and ammo found in attic - Belfast Live

West Belfast man in court after shotgun and ammo found in attic  Belfast Live

The trial heard a bag containing the weapon and cartridges was found inside a door in an en-suite bathroom.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 4:49 pm


West Belfast man (49) goes on trial accused of possessing sawn-off shotgun - The Irish News

West Belfast man (49) goes on trial accused of possessing sawn-off shotgun  The Irish News

A 49-year-old west Belfast man has gone on trial accused of possessing a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 4:18 pm


Poleglass search results in ammunition find - Belfast Live

Poleglass search results in ammunition find  Belfast Live

Police appeared to know where to look according to sources.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 11:56 am


Northern Ireland schools to get £40million for refurbishment work - Belfast Live

Northern Ireland schools to get £40million for refurbishment work  Belfast Live

The money is part of the School Enhancement Programme.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 10:23 am


Belfast M2 crash involving lorry and double decker bus causing delays - Belfast Live

Belfast M2 crash involving lorry and double decker bus causing delays  Belfast Live

A lorry and double decker bus have collided on the M2 Belfast bound. The incident was reported to police at 8.40am this morning.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 9:07 am


Oldpark houses still empty ahead of report being submitted - Belfast Live

Oldpark houses still empty ahead of report being submitted  Belfast Live

Frustration is growing over new homes built in an area with serious housing issues being left empty. The properties, in the Oldpark district of North Belfast, are ...

Published on 21 January 2019 | 7:27 am


Free coffee in Belfast to cheer people up on Blue Monday - Belfast Live

Free coffee in Belfast to cheer people up on Blue Monday  Belfast Live

To mark Blue Monday, you can grab a free cup of coffee between 7.30am and 12 noon.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 6:59 am


Belfast childcare group fears closure due to Stormont impasse - Belfast Live

Belfast childcare group fears closure due to Stormont impasse  Belfast Live

Staff at the Southcity Resource and Development centre in Belfast fear redundancy by April unless their state contract to provide services is extended.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 6:52 am


East Belfast mum who ran marathon months after breast cancer treatment has important message - Belfast Live

East Belfast mum who ran marathon months after breast cancer treatment has important message  Belfast Live

Emily Stanton started her training while she was going through radiotherapy as she was determined to do something to give back to Cancer Focus NI.

Published on 20 January 2019 | 7:40 pm


Thrilling Arenacross Tour breaks Belfast records - Belfast Newsletter

Thrilling Arenacross Tour breaks Belfast records  Belfast Newsletter

The first two rounds of the Arenacross Tour proved to be a box-office-busting sell out showdown at The SSE Arena, Belfast this weekend with capacity crowds ...

Published on 20 January 2019 | 6:10 pm


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

Belfast social photos from Saturday night in the city  Belfast Live

Forgetting the January Blues, friends were full of laughter in Belfast on Saturday night. Packing out some of the city's hottest venues, everyone was full of smiles ...

Published on 20 January 2019 | 3:46 pm


Belfast families could save up to £133 by changing gas and electricity supplier - Belfast Live

Belfast families could save up to £133 by changing gas and electricity supplier  Belfast Live

Northern Ireland's gas and electricity suppliers operate a range of tariffs.

Published on 20 January 2019 | 1:44 pm


East Belfast Reverend 'won't back down' after community café targeted in second robbery - Belfast Live

East Belfast Reverend 'won't back down' after community café targeted in second robbery  Belfast Live

An East Belfast charity was targeted by robbers who used a grinder to force open their doors. East Belfast Mission staff arrived to work on Friday morning and ...

Published on 19 January 2019 | 9:53 pm


Belfast contraband cigarettes seller has cash and Range Rover seized - Belfast Live

Belfast contraband cigarettes seller has cash and Range Rover seized  Belfast Live

A Tag Heuer watch was also taken, officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force said after the sentencing.

Published on 19 January 2019 | 9:29 pm


David Keenan on Belfast: ‘It’s like a different planet, where different rules apply’ - The Guardian

David Keenan on Belfast: ‘It’s like a different planet, where different rules apply’  The Guardian

The writer on his family in Belfast and the influence of a city 'populated by ghosts'

Published on 19 January 2019 | 11:00 am


Tributes left in Belfast shop doorway where homeless man died - The Irish News

Tributes left in Belfast shop doorway where homeless man died  The Irish News

THERE were calls last night for the introduction of a "crisis intervention *service*" for the homeless community in Belfast following the sudden death of a rough ...

Published on 19 January 2019 | 1:12 am


After west Belfast dad-of-5 dies by suicide, brother urges other men to 'talk, no matter what it is' - The Irish News

After west Belfast dad-of-5 dies by suicide, brother urges other men to 'talk, no matter what it is'  The Irish News

THE brother of a west Belfast father-of-five who took his own life has appealed to other men to “never hold anything in” and “talk, no matter what it is”.

Published on 19 January 2019 | 1:12 am


PSNI send letter to Belfast parents over arranged fights - Belfast Live

PSNI send letter to Belfast parents over arranged fights  Belfast Live

"Police have made use of social media to warn about this behaviour, as have local Community groups across Belfast but as yet to no avail"

Published on 18 January 2019 | 10:59 pm


Things to do in Belfast and beyond this weekend, January 19-20 - Belfast Live

Things to do in Belfast and beyond this weekend, January 19-20  Belfast Live

Finally the weekend has arrived once again and it's time to make the most of what's happening in our city. From music and theatre, to outdoor fun and events for ...

Published on 18 January 2019 | 10:39 pm


Belfast man jailed over contraband cigarettes - BBC News

Belfast man jailed over contraband cigarettes  BBC News

A south Belfast man has been jailed for a year after he admitted dealing in contraband cigarettes. Stephen Baxter, 31, of Blythe Street, pleaded guilty to the ...

Published on 18 January 2019 | 3:34 pm


Homeless man dies in Belfast city centre - BBC News

Homeless man dies in Belfast city centre  BBC News

A homeless man in his 30s has died in Belfast city centre, a charity has said. The man was found in a doorway in High Street on Friday morning by staff members ...

Published on 18 January 2019 | 1:04 pm


Geordie Shore cast in Belfast and pictured at Kelly's Cellars - Belfast Live

Geordie Shore cast in Belfast and pictured at Kelly's Cellars  Belfast Live

Cast members from hit reality TV show Geordie Shore have been pictured in Belfast. Chloe Ferry and Sophie Kasaei were among those at Kelly's Cellars on ...

Published on 17 January 2019 | 9:13 pm


Man attacked in Belfast city centre - The Irish News - The Irish News

Man attacked in Belfast city centre - The Irish News  The Irish News

A man is recovering after he was attacked by two assailants in Belfast city centre in the early hours of Sunday.

Published on 17 January 2019 | 3:03 pm


Belfast to Dublin high speed train moves another step closer - Belfast Live

Belfast to Dublin high speed train moves another step closer  Belfast Live

A Belfast City Council committee has agreed funding for a feasibility report.

Published on 15 January 2019 | 7:28 am


Deloitte relocates in Belfast city centre - BBC News

Deloitte relocates in Belfast city centre  BBC News

The consultancy firm expects to have 1000 staff in Belfast by 2022.

Published on 14 January 2019 | 2:14 pm


Starling murmuration swirls over Belfast's Albert Bridge - BBC News

Starling murmuration swirls over Belfast's Albert Bridge  BBC News

Thousands of starlings in the sky above Belfast's Albert Bridge is a winter spectacle not to be missed.

Published on 13 January 2019 | 6:39 am


'Triad gang link' to Belfast £1m cannabis haul - BBC News

'Triad gang link' to Belfast £1m cannabis haul  BBC News

Almost £1m worth of herbal cannabis was seized by police in Belfast on Wednesday.

Published on 10 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Tribeca Belfast development name opposed by council - BBC News

Tribeca Belfast development name opposed by council  BBC News

The council has no power to force the developer to change the controversial name of the £500m scheme.

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Belfast City Council commits £500k to reduce bonfire tensions - BBC News

Belfast City Council commits £500k to reduce bonfire tensions  BBC News

Belfast City Council has voted to approve £500,000 in funding for events to reduce tensions around bonfires. It is the second year in a row that money for the ...

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


NI paper review: Belfast bounces back, Santa shooter and lottery win - BBC News

NI paper review: Belfast bounces back, Santa shooter and lottery win  BBC News

The Belfast Telegraph leads with the news that festive shopper numbers in Belfast were up 40%. Coming of the back of "a bleak autumn" caused by August's ...

Published on 4 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Family forced from west Belfast home after ongoing attacks - BBC News

Family forced from west Belfast home after ongoing attacks  BBC News

George Richmond says his home has been "destroyed" after the latest attack on New Year's Eve.

Published on 2 January 2019 | 8:00 am


'Gunshots fired' outside apartment in west Belfast - BBC News

'Gunshots fired' outside apartment in west Belfast  BBC News

Police are appealing for information following a report of gunshots in the Upper Springfield Road area.

Published on 1 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Some Belfast bins won't be collected for up to a month - BBC News

Some Belfast bins won't be collected for up to a month  BBC News

Residents in some parts of Belfast will not have their blue recycling bins collected for up to a month due to staffing issues. Bins were not collected before ...

Published on 28 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Bus workers attacked on Glider in west Belfast - BBC News

Bus workers attacked on Glider in west Belfast  BBC News

A bus driver and ticket inspector were kept in hospital overnight after being attacked on a Glider in west Belfast on Thursday night. The ticket inspector was ...

Published on 28 December 2018 | 8:00 am


The model railway hidden in a Belfast basement - BBC News

The model railway hidden in a Belfast basement  BBC News

Hidden underneath a school in east Belfast lies a hidden gem of locomotive activity.

Published on 25 December 2018 | 8:00 am


South Belfast fire: Two rescued after blaze at housing complex - BBC News

South Belfast fire: Two rescued after blaze at housing complex  BBC News

The fire broke out in the housing block in south Belfast on Monday.

Published on 25 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Brazilian charged after £200k cocaine find at Belfast City Airport - BBC News

Brazilian charged after £200k cocaine find at Belfast City Airport  BBC News

About 4kg of the class A drug was found in a suitcase at Belfast City Airport on Sunday.

Published on 24 December 2018 | 8:00 am








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