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    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.

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    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’.

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    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.

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    Derry / Londonderry

    What’s this place called again?

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    Wendy Smyth and Richard Gibson

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

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    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

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    The Natural History of East Belfast

    'Elbow room for the growing city'

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    The Miami Showband

    Kings of the showband scene

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