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Brexit And Northern Ireland: Fact vs. Fiction

Alastair Hamilton | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home
Alastair Hamilton

Since the Brexit referendum last summer, there has been no shortage of pundits pedaling an image of a Northern Ireland on the brink of economic calamity.

Bakery That Refused To Make Pro-Gay Cake Loses Discrimination Appeal

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.25.2016 | Home

A Northern Irish bakery that refused to bake a cake iced with a pro-gay slogan lost its bid to overturn its prosecution for discrimination on Monday a...

Artist Creates Stunning, 5-Story Mural To Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home

Artist Joe Caslin has once again made a larger-than-life effort on behalf of marriage equality. The Irish native created a spectacular, five-story mu...

Another Lennox? Belfast Dog Hank Faces Death for Looking Like a Pit Bull

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home
Joan K. Smith

Imagine coming home to discover that, without any warning, police and city officials have entered your house while you were out and removed your beloved dog, leaving a warrant taped to the front door saying that your dog has been deemed "illegal."

Will Ireland Reunify After Brexit?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

What will Northern Ireland do? Because if Scotland bolts, Ireland may actually unite once again as well. I have no idea what the chances of this actually happening really are, but the least you can say is that the chances would certainly be higher if Scotland does decide to go its own way.

10 Beautiful European Cities That Are Mistakenly Overlooked

Viator | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home

Everybody knows the glories of Paris, Rome, London and Barcelona, but there are legions of fabulously cultured and architecturally rich European citie...

17 Places to Go for a Night Out in Belfast

College Tourist | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home
College Tourist

By: College Tourist, Emily Freebury , Fordham University Just in time for St. Patrick's Day on the 17th, here are 17 of the best places to go for a...

5 Less Common European Destinations You'll Fall in Love With

College Tourist | Posted 02.09.2017 | Home
College Tourist

When planning your trip to Europe, you can still visit Paris, London, Berlin, Dublin and Barcelona, but you should seriously consider adding one (or more) of these destinations to your itinerary.

Thief Writes Apology So Perfect, You'll Immediately Forgive And Forget

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.17.2016 | Home

This thief's incredible apology is simply the best, bar none. A porcelain dog, lovingly dubbed "Cecil," was stolen from Sweet Afton Bar and Kitchen i...

WATCH:There's Specifically One Word This Man Just Can't Say

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.19.2016 | Home

This guy from Northern Ireland has a very specific problem when it comes to saying the word "specifically." He just can't master its specific pronunci...

'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.

Here's What Jon Snow Is Doing In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Home

It looks like Jon Snow finally knows something! From photo leaks and reports, it seems like a sure thing that Jon Snow is coming back in "Game of Thr...

Classified Ad Exchange Reminds Us That Strangers Can Kind Of Be The Best

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

One woman who was trying to help her mom was met with a show of compassion from a total stranger. Cara Duggan of Belfast, Northern Ireland, tried to ...

Terrified Grandma's Reaction To Roller Coaster Ride Is Absolutely Hysterical

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.16.2015 | Home

You're in big trouble, Mister. Grandma Betty was pranked into riding on a roller coaster ... and she's not happy about it. A two-minute video of a 65-...

Ireland's Call to the Soul With a Nissan Qashqai for Hidden Surprises

Rita Cook | Posted 06.27.2016 | Home
Rita Cook

Whether you're a newbie to Ireland or going back for a second visit, the country is on most folks' top 10 list because it seems to call to some sort of the unconscious part of the soul. Indeed, it is the land of enchantment, perhaps a bit like Dorothy's Oz.

The Second Death of Brian Moore

Patrick Hicks | Posted 06.20.2015 | Home
Patrick Hicks

The guy was prolific -- he produced a novel every other year -- and he was totally devoted to his art. But as I search the internet for him, he's almost nowhere to be seen. It's like Brian Moore has suffered a second death.

"Rain on the Dead:" A Talk With Jack Higgins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.01.2015 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Jack Higgins is one of the best-selling authors of popular fiction in the world. He is often considered the architect of the modern thriller. His breakthrough novel, The Eagle Has Landed, written in 1975, sold more than 50 million copies.

Things Heat Up In The Kitchen When 12-Year-Old Busts Out Moves We Didn't See Coming

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.24.2014 | Home

Prepare for your jaw to drop. The video above features 12-year-old Seanan O'Halloran completely killin' it to a remix of The Fray's "How to Save a...

Man in the Moon: Irish Delight

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 11.15.2014 | Home
Nancy Cohen-koan

From what could have been a simpering complaint tale about the growth of suicides in his hometown, Pearse Elliott has created a wonderfully layered picture of one man's life on the council estates of Belfast and the demons and angels that fill his imaginative head.

Game of Thrones Film Locations: When the Small Screen Isn't Enough

Kensington Tours | Posted 06.07.2014 | Home
Kensington Tours

Intrigue, suspense, battle and fantasy aren't the only thing that has captured Game of Thrones fans around the world. Scattered across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Iceland and Malta, the show's evocative film locations have become stars in their own right.

What Do Van Morrison, the Godfather of Punk and Seamus Heaney Have in Common?

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.29.2014 | Home
Richard Bangs

The winds make us lean towards this place, to inhale its spirit, and the broken waters summon us to baptize our dreams, and, in our own foreign way, contribute to the exquisite idea that is Northern Ireland.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Simon McWilliams: Abstract Armature

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2014 | Home
Shana Nys Dambrot

McWilliams is looking at ordinary cement, rebar, polyurethane and debris, but he's using paint and saturated color to understand it.

Molotov Cocktails, Bricks Thrown In 3rd Night Of Belfast Riots

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Home

By Ian Graham BELFAST, July 15 (Reuters) - Rioters threw petrol bombs, bricks, bottles and fireworks at police in a third night of vi...

Why G8 Protesters Are More Peaceful This Year

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

* World leaders meet in Northern Ireland next week * Protests more peaceful than at previous G8 meetings * Event will ta...