Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Movie Review of the Week – Black Swan






Director: Darren Aronofsky Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassell Is it Oscar time already? The annual barrage of cinematic Oscar-baiting flawed character studies is coming thick and fast. The King’s Speech, 127 Hours and Black Swan all opened within a few weeks of each other. Strategically placed to ensure they are at the forefront […]






Home Help – New Home & Interiors Show Brings Mad Men Style to Belfast






Design addicts and home owners from all over Ireland will descend on Belfast this March when The Retro Rooms Show makes its debut, showcasing vintage and restyled furniture, homewares, interiors, and design for the modern home. Featuring 3o+ handpicked dealers from all over Ireland, The Retro Rooms Show will showcase affordable 20th century design classics including the best in […]






The 2011 Mourne Way Marathon Saturday 11 June 2011






The 2011 Mourne Way Marathon will be on Saturday 11 June 2011 In addition to the Marathon there will also be an “Ultra Marathon” which will be an out and back format along part of the route of the Mourne Way Marathon, a Half Marathon and a 10k run / walk incorporated into the route – these […]






Eating Disorders Awareness Week.






Eating Disorders Awareness Week is coming on 21st – 26th of February and as part of this Adapt Eating Distress Association is launching a campaign, “Never Give up the Sun Will Shine Again”, to raise awareness of the growing problem of Eating Disorders within Northern Ireland. With 1 in 4 people suffering with a mental […]






LARK IN THE PARK 2011 – ANNOUNCE TINCHY STRYDER






Lark In The Park 2011 are proud to announce an exciting addition to this years festival at Moira, Demesne Park on April 29th – May 01st. One of the UK’s leading artists TINCHY STRYDER has been confirmed to play on Saturday April 30th, sharing the bill on the saturday with Razorlight. Mandie Brankin from Lark […]






Movie Review of the Week – The Rabbit Hole






Director: John Cameron Mitchell Stars: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Diane Wiest Grief in American cinema often seems confined to the middle class. In The Bedroom, American Beauty and The Ice Storm are amongst the finest examples of loss and anger committed to film in recent years. The odd similarity is their setting; all affluent families […]






Local support group says having a social worker can be a really good thing.






Local support group CONNECT is having an information and support evening for parents of children with additional educational and support needs. The group’s founders Judith Clarke and Niamh Shiells invite local parents to an informative meeting about the support a social worker can give parents at Dromore Nursery School, at 7.30 on the 23rd February […]






Glasgowbury celebrate at Irish Festival Awards






GLASGOWBURY were celebrating this week after picking up two awards at the annual Irish Festival Awards in Dublin. The ‘Small But Massive’ festival was once again voted Ireland’s Best Family Festival and the Best Service provider. Now in its third year, the annual Irish Festival Awards celebration acknowledges the hard work done by festivals up […]






The Event 2011 – Keynote Speaker Jairek Robbins






Smart, low cost ways to quickly grow and sustain your business in any economy. Are you ready to be a part of one of the most exciting business days of 2011? If you like to leave business events brimming with energy, feeling totally inspired with a ‘can do’ attitude and a notepad full of incredible […]






Final countdown for entries to Belfast Business Awards 2011…






Businesses across Belfast are being urged to apply for the Belfast Business Awards as soon as possible as the closing date for entries is two weeks away. Belfast City Council will host the prestigious event in the City Hall on Thursday 14 April with 21 awards up for grabs in recognition of the fine work […]