• FeatureVisual Arts

    Clanart Gallery

    Enniskillen gallery promoting contemporary Irish artists

  • FeatureHeritage

    Richard Pierce

    Prolific Fermanagh born architect

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    Linger at Limepark

    Desima Connolly finds out about a unique creative retreat in Co Antrim

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    Paul Henry

    Images of an Irish Arcadia

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    Billy Brown

    Francis Kennedy mourns the passing of a bona fide musical genius

  • Man of the Theatre

    Acclaimed actor and director 'Sir Ian' McElhinney

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    Alistair Wilson

    Belfast artist representing Northern Ireland at the Venice Biennale

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    Hidden Treasure

    Karen Brown seeks out the UTV Art Collection with its new curator

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    Willie Drennan

    In conversation about the Ulster Scots tradition

  • FeatureHeritage

    Belfast Gasworks

    Belfast Gasworks provided light and heat for the city for more than 150 years

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    Art Beat

    In the first of a series, critic Peter Haining profiles Brian Connolly

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    William Artt

    Graphic artist and community worker who launched his first solo exhibition in 1994

  • FeatureHeritage

    Wildlife in Northern Ireland

    An overview of some of the wildlife native to Northern Ireland including hedgehogs, badgers and stoats

  • FeatureSport

    Workman and Clark

    Rivals to Harland and Wolff known as the ’wee yard’. While Harland and Wolff has long dominated Northern Ireland’s cultural consciousness, other names that embodied Belfast’s shipbuilding industry have often been forgotten. While Harland and Wolff has long dominated Northern Ireland’s cultural consciousness, other names that embodied Belfast’s shipbuilding industry have often been forgotten.

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    Gerry Fitt

    Founding members of the Social Democratic and Labour Party. One of the founding members of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, Fitt acted as party leader until 1979. One of the founding members of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, Fitt acted as party leader until 1979.

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    James Molyneaux

    Unionist politician and Orange Grand Master. Molyneaux was elected to the Westminster House of Commons for the Ulster Unionist Party in Antrim South. In contrast to his overall image as a hardliner, Molyneaux’s period as Westminster leader saw the party begin to distance itself from the Conservative Party, evidenced mainly by a less hostile attitude to the Labour Party.

  • FeatureSport

    John Mitchel

    The epitome of revolutionary nationalism. The epitome of revolutionary nationalism, John Mitchel has always been a controversial figure in Irish history. A charismatic figure, excellent journalist and talented self-propagandist, John Mitchel became the epitome of revolutionary nationalism.

  • Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company

    Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company is an independent professional dance/dance-theatre company based at the Playhouse in Derry.

  • FeatureSport

    William Walker

    Self-educated founder and leader of the Independent Labour Party in Belfast. The self educated founder and leader of the Independent Labour Party in Belfast, William Walker (1871 – 1918) was a stalwart of Belfast’s speaker’s corner on the steps of the Custom House. The self educated founder and leader of the Independent Labour Party in Belfast, William Walker (1871 – 1918) was a stalwart of Belfast’s speaker’s corner on the steps of Custom House Square. His unique version of socialism and unionism became known as ‘Walkerism’.

  • FeatureSport

    Belfast Ships: The Canberra

    The last liner to be built in Belfast. The last liner to be built in Belfast, the Canberra was regarded as a very ’British institution’. The last liner to be built in Belfast, the Canberra was regarded as a very ’British institution’.

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    Belfast Ships: HMS Belfast

    Europe’s only surviving big gun armoured warship

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    Belfast Ships: The Britannic

    Last of Belfast’s Olympic class liners. The Britannic never operated as a luxury cruiser, becoming a hospital ship in 1914. Sailing through the narrow Kea channel in November 1916, the Britannic sunk with 30 fatalities. Whether it was torpedoed or ran into a mine is still debated today.

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    Belfast Ships: The Olympic

    A luxury liner and a naval transporter. The Olympic sunk a German U-boat in 1918, the only recorded instance of a merchant vessel sinking any type of warship during the first world war. The Olympic sunk a German U-boat in 1918, the only recorded instance of a merchant vessel sinking any type of warship during the first world war.

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    Belfast Ships: The Oceanic I and II

    Belfast’s first White Star ship and first modern liner. Harland and Wolff’s luxury liners broke with early shipbuilding precedent. The Oceanic II remains the company’s most elegant vessel ever. Harland and Wolff’s luxury liners broke with early shipbuilding precedent. The Oceanic II remains the company’s most elegant vessel ever.

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    Colin McGookin

    A relentless quest for the interrelations of man and woman in nature. Belfast-born Colin McGookin is a founder member of the Artists’ Collective of Northern Ireland and of Queen Street Studios, Belfast. Belfast-born Colin McGookin is a founder member of the Artists’ Collective of Northern Ireland and of Queen Street Studios, Belfast.

  • FeatureHeritage

    Derry / Londonderry

    What’s this place called again?

  • FeatureSport

    Wendy Smyth and Richard Gibson

    Smyth and Gibson design pure Irish linen shirts for men and women

  • FeatureSport

    Winnie Magee

    Famed for her lightweight, versatile rainwear

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    Nuala Jamison

    Accessories designer best known for her work in plastics and perspex

  • FeatureHeritage

    The Natural History of East Belfast

    'Elbow room for the growing city'

  • FeatureMusic

    The Miami Showband

    Kings of the showband scene

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