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Where Is The Integrity In Murder?

Twenty-five victims of five “Shankill atrocities” – at the Four Step Inn, the Balmoral Furniture Store, Mountainview Bar, Bayardo Bar, and (from the 1990s) … 171 more words


Scotland/Ireland 2017 - #09

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Wed. 28 Apr.  Belfast.  ‘The Troubles.’  Peace Walls.

Our guides were very enthusiastic about the reconstruction booming economy of Belfast since peace was realized, but I felt an eerie quietude as we toured some of the former boundaries between Protestants and Catholics.   277 more words


Evicting Impoverished Families Isn't The Answer

After Sinn Fein Councillor James McVeigh called for the families of those rioting over the August 9th bonfires to be evicted from their homes; James Millen spoke to The Last Round about poverty, disenfranchisement and why state oppression isn’t the answer to complicated community issues. 1,068 more words

Current Affairs

On first looking into Keats & Chapman

With my free bus pass to hand, I quite enjoy popping into the city on the odd errand. And despite telling my current wife that I won’t be long, that plan usually goes awry if I happen to pop into Keats and Chapman, the labyrinthine used book store on North Street in Belfast. 182 more words


Free T Taylor

RNU member Tony Taylor was jailed for three years in 2011 for possession of a rifle and had his early release license revoked in 2016 and returned to Maghaberry. 79 more words



You may have seen Hit The North be covered on this blog, taking place on the same weekend as Belfast Culture Night and brightening up North Street and surrounding areas. 85 more words


Listen | Rory Nellis returns with 'Gas & Air'

Belfast based Indie-folk songwriter Rory Nellis has just released his brand new single ‘Gas & Air’.

The blustering indie-folk sound of ‘Gas & Air’ once again identifies Rory Nellis as an artist whose grasp on his own songwriting and sound is a powerful one. 67 more words