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John Lennon says hello. Hello, hello... as Cancom buys Novosco for £70m

You know, co-founder of the Belfast-based reseller Munich-based Cancom Group is paying £70m to acquire public-sector reseller Novosco.…
Tags: John Lennon, Software, Munich, Belfast, CANCOM, Cancom Group

Police condemn 'despicable' west Belfast shooting

Police say the young boy, who witnessed his father being shot, is "withdrawn" and could have long lasting effects from the shooting.
Tags: News, Belfast

Govan Protestant Boys: Belfast council investigates band parading in City Hall

Footage emerges of a Glasgow loyalist flute band performing in the corridors of Belfast City Hall.
Tags: UK, News, Glasgow, Belfast, City Hall, Govan Protestant Boys

Belfast 'herbal cannabis' haul suspect charged

A 45-year-old man is charged after police seized 32kg of suspected herbal cannabis at Dargan Road.
Tags: News, Belfast

Ciaran Carson, Poet Who Captured Belfast, Dead At 70

“With a rich accumulation of poems, metafictions and other unclassifiable prose works, … he superimposed a psychic overlay on the city’s mundane streets and terraces, its feuds and factions, the aggravations and atrocities of the bloody 30-year Troubles.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, People, Belfast, 10.06.19, Ciaran Carson

Looking Hopeful, Long-Troubled English National Opera Appoints New Artistic Director

“Annilese Miskimmon, the Belfast-born opera director who has drawn influence from Sondheim, Shakespeare and the Muppets [and is currently director of opera at Norwegian National Opera and Ballet], has been named as the new artistic director of English National Opera, after a search to replace Daniel Kramer, who announced in April that he would step down in July.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, Belfast, English National Opera, Daniel Kramer, Annilese Miskimmon, 10.08.19, Sondheim Shakespeare, Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

Northern Ireland

We arrived late at night in Belfast a city made famous because of it's turbulent past referred to by its people as The Troubles. Dennis had visited Belfast in the mid 90's and didn't have a chance to stay because of a car bombing that had occurre
Tags: Travel, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Dennis

Pat Finucane murder: 'MI5 destroyed investigation files into alleged collusion'

Hard discs of judge re-examining Northern Ireland killings were removed in 2002, BBC documentary saysMI5 removed and destroyed the files of a judge who was investigating security force collusion in the 1989 murder of the Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane, it has been reported.MI5 agents entered the office of Peter Cory, who was appointed in 2002 by the British and Irish governments to re-examine certain killings in the Northern Ireland Troubles, and removed computer hard discs that were then wi...
Tags: UK News, Bbc, Northern Ireland, MI5, Belfast, Patrick Finucane, Democratic Unionist party (DUP, Pat Finucane, Peter Cory

Tributes paid to Belfast poet Ciaran Carson who died aged 70

Irish President Michael D Higgins is among those who pay respects to the author who has died aged 70.
Tags: News, Belfast, Michael D Higgins, Ciaran Carson

Scientists observe year-long plateaus in decline of type Ia supernova light curves

A team of scientists, including a researcher from Queen's University Belfast, have discovered that the fading of infrared light following Type Ia supernovae explosions can be interrupted, with brightness staying the same for up to a year.
Tags: Belfast, Queen s University

'I was a stranger in my body' - One woman's struggle with endometriosis

Sarah McCann, from Belfast, who suffers from endometriosis, waited a decade for a diagnosis.
Tags: News, Belfast, Sarah McCann

The Belfast DJ sessions for people with learning disabilities

Adults with learning disabilities are taking to the decks thanks to a course.
Tags: UK, News, Belfast

VOLBEAT Cancels Show In Belfast On Stage Due To Sickness & Technical Issues

"Michael has been having some throat issues and we ran into multiple technical issues on stage." The post VOLBEAT Cancels Show In Belfast On Stage Due To Sickness & Technical Issues appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Belfast, Michael, Latest News, Volbeat

Orkney to Glasgow

We left Orkney and started making our way back to Glasgow to fly out to Belfast the following night. We took a detour to Wick to check out a castle that I read about and is one of the favorites of all who visit and drive the North Coast highway and for go
Tags: Travel, Glasgow, Belfast, Orkney, North Coast, Wick

West Belfast shooting: Man in 50s shot through front door of house

Two men wearing dark-coloured tracksuits were seen leaving the area after the west Belfast attack.
Tags: News, Belfast, West Belfast

Johnson’s Brexit Plan Could Be Scuppered by This Political Zombie

(Bloomberg) -- Follow @Brexit and sign up to our Brexit Bulletin. The “Stormont lock” is fast becoming one of the biggest threats to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s increasingly hard-to-grasp Brexit deal.The British proposal would give the unionist side of Northern Ireland’s sectarian divide an effective veto over whether to stay in Europe’s single market for goods. It’s proved unacceptable to the government south of the border. Here is why the idea is so controversial.1\. What is Stormont?I...
Tags: Europe, News, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Catholic, Belfast, Sinn Féin, Parliament, Dublin, Johnson, Brexit

Brexit: NI firms concerned by new plan, says former DUP man

The proposals risk increasing the cost of doing business, says Simon Hamilton of the Belfast Chamber.
Tags: News, Belfast, DUP, Simon Hamilton

What to Consider When Selling a Small Business

Selling a small business is a long and often stressful process, and it’s important that the transaction is treated with care. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the things you’ll want to think about should you decide to sell. By Laura McLoughlin   To whom should I sell? To secure the maximum possible price for your business, you’ll need to attract the attention of the largest possible market. This means selling publicly, ideally via a broker who’ll be able to publicize the fact that you’re lo...
Tags: Business, Money, Digital, National Insurance, Belfast, Right Now, MacKenzie, Dorman, Laura McLoughlin, G Stock Studio

Eight new radio projects to share £200,000 funding

The latest recipients benefiting from the Audio Content Fund have been announced. Eight projects have been given the go-ahead by the Audio Content Fund Panel, from a total of 31 applicants this round. The selected projects involve eight different production companies making content to be broadcast on 15 different radio stations, including Magic, Jazz FM, BFBS, National Prison Radio, and several community radio stations. The bids include a bilingual production to be broadcast on Northern Irela...
Tags: UK, Top, Scotland, Industry, Radio, Northern Ireland, Fund, Belfast, Creative Industries, Helen Boaden, Armed Forces, Sam Bailey, west Wales, Ulster Scots, Nigel Adams, Bfbs

Ofcom awards extra transmitters to community radio stations

Ofcom is currently assessing 127 applications from community radio stations requesting an improvement or an extension to their coverage areas. So far, a number of radio stations have been granted further frequencies or higher power, and the regulator says the work is nearing completion. We’ll update this list once all the requests have been made public, but for now, here are the changes approved so far: Extra relay transmitters have been agreed for: Cambridge 105 (Cambridge) to serve Cambour...
Tags: Radio, Ofcom, Oxford, Sheffield, Cambridge, Belfast, Bolton, Basildon, Midlothian, Tamworth, Anglesey, Harleston, Mildenhall, Portsoy, Aberdare, Community Radio

O'Keeffe claims narrow lead in Irish Mid-Amateur

Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas). Picture by Pat Cashman Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Irish Mid-Amateur Championship at Royal Belfast.After opening with a two-under 68 to lead by one stroke from Lurgan’s Olcan Kearney and Royal Portrush’s Patrick McCrudden, the former Irish Amateur Open champion made four birdies in a level par 70 to lead by o...
Tags: France, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Belfast, Stevens, Lurgan, Keeffe, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock, Adamson, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Colm Campbell, Stackstown, Rathmore

O'Keeffe triumphs in Irish Mid-Amateur at Royal Belfast

Peter O’Keeffe (Douglas) won the Irish Mid-Amateur title at Royal Belfast. Picture: Golffile Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe carded a one-over 71 to win his first Irish Mid-Amateur Championship title at Royal Belfast on Sunday. Leading by a stroke on two-under par overnight after carding rounds of 68 and 70 , the former Irish Amateur Open champion finished one stroke clear of France’s Chr...
Tags: France, Sport, Golf, Belfast, Warrenpoint, Lagan, Keeffe, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Stackstown, Brian Keogh, Peter O'Keeffe, Peter O'Keeffe Douglas, Flynn Tramore, Keeffe Douglas

The ‘Grave of King Conn O’Neill’ for Sale in East Belfast, Northern Ireland

Richard III of England was the king buried beneath a car park in Leicester. His body, it seemed, lost forever until excavators found remains in 2012. Now, four centuries after the death of a Gaelic lord, the site in east Belfast where historic records say he is buried is up for sale to developers. Look around the place names in east Belfast and you might notice a theme: Connswater Shopping Centre, Connswater Bridge, Connswater River. They are named after Conn O’Neill, the Lord of Upper Clandeboy...
Tags: England, Belfast, Leicester, Richard III, Genealogy, Cemetery - Graves, Historic Preservation/Heritage, Genealogy News, Genealogyblog, Clandeboye, Castlereagh, Conn O Neill, East Belfast Northern Ireland

Archive Shows Rare Photographs of IRA Men Patrolling Streets of West Belfast

Rare photographs of IRA men patrolling the streets of west Belfast during the early days of the Troubles have been donated to a unique online archive. Dozens of pictures taken across several years have been handed over to the Belfast Archive Project by a former amateur photographer from west Belfast. The man, who is now aged 78, took hundreds of images in his native city as the Troubles picked up pace in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Using a Pentex camera, the photographer had unrivalled acces...
Tags: Belfast, Ira, Genealogy, West Belfast, Historic Preservation/Heritage, Genealogy News, Genealogyblog, Pentex

The Valuable Legacy and Brand of Harland & Wolff Shipmakers

BELFAST – Of the great shipbuilders and shipbuilding names of the world, Harland & Wolff is perhaps the best known. In its era, it was the Boeing of shipbuilders. So it is tragic that this great maker, such an important part of maritime history (and British and Irish nationhood), is in danger of closure. Harland & Wolff yard by Goggins World on Flickr. Check out his site and photos of Belfast The company is out of money, a result of the bankruptcy of its parent company. Founded in 1861, Harl...
Tags: Europe, Navy, Samsung, Britain, United States, Pakistan, Northern Ireland, Korea, Royal Navy, Dubai, Glasgow, Pentagon, Belfast, Canberra, Donald Trump, Boeing

Breakfast foods in UK and Ireland

Breakfast is one of the most controversial meals of the day, especially in the UK. While eggs, pancakes, and cereal may reign supreme in most US households, the British take breakfast to a whole new level with a pretty wide and diverse range of preferred foods. From bacon sandwiches in Sheffield to a “proper fry up” in Edinburgh, it can be pretty difficult to keep all the options straight. Luckily the Great British Breakfast Survey has polled 2,000 adults in the UK and Ireland to give you the...
Tags: Travel, UK, US, Breakfast, Ireland, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Bristol, Birmingham, Dublin, Leeds, All, Irish Breakfast

Belfast Marathon: Mixed news over adjusted times for extended course

Belfast Marathon organisers confirm that the 2019 course was 0.34 miles too long and that adjusted times have not been universally accepted.
Tags: News, Belfast, Belfast Marathon

A duty to report on the Ballymurphy inquest | Letters

It is shocking that the media have shown little interest in the evidence at the Ballymurphy inquest of some soldiers’ shocking misbehaviour, writes Gillian Dalley, while Ian Sinclair points out that the Morning Star has provided regular updatesJust as politicians seem ready to abandon Northern Ireland (along with its governance, the backstop and the Good Friday agreement) to the vagaries of fate, seeing it as a troublesome impediment to reaching a Brexit conclusion, so too the full details of wh...
Tags: Media, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Military, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Brexit, Morning Star, Ballymurphy, Ian Sinclair, Gillian Dalley

Kainos: Belfast software firm's profits top £23m

One of Northern Ireland's only publicly-listed companies, Kainos is "well positioned" for more growth.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Kainos

Cliftonville: Brian Neeson and Ruairi Harkin to leave Reds as Ryan Curran signs new deal

Cliftonville goalkeeper Brian Neeson and midfielder Ruairi Harkin are released by the north Belfast club as Ryan Curran signs a new deal.
Tags: News, Belfast, Cliftonville, Brian Neeson, Ryan Curran, Ruairi Harkin