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Belfast is known for its colourful characters, storytellers and their special way of making visitors feel at home. From the celebrities acting as unofficial ambassadors to the trailblazers and leaders in the world of art, music, business and sport. They all have a story to tell and we are proud to give them a platform to tell it!

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Belfast Super Garden Winner Mary Anne Farenden Displays Talents At Dublin’s Bloom Show This Weekend

A Belfast woman who was crowned the winner of RTE’s Super Garden this week is exhibiting at Dublin’s prestigious Bloom show. As the winner of Super Garden, Mary Anne Farenden…

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Belfast Woman Mary Anne Farenden Wins RTE Hit Gardening Show Super Garden

Belfast woman, Mary Anne Farenden has been crowned the winner of RTE’s 2022 edition of the popular horticulture show, ‘Super Garden’. Mary Anne, 29, made her debut on the show…

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Boardroom Apprentice Programme Demystified The Boardroom Experience Says Belfast Man

For Belfast’s Nikita Brijpaul a conversation with his line manager led here to the Boardroom Apprentice programme, and the challenges now see him hold three boardroom roles. “The programme is…

Eileen Mullan

Five Minutes With Eileen Mullan

“When I was serving fish and chips in my parents’ chip shop in Portrush, I never thought someone like me would get to serve on a board in the public…

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Must-follow Belfast Fashion and Beauty Bloggers

The influence of social media stars has risen dramatically in Ireland over the last few years, with Octave Digital calling the rise of virtual networks (think Pinterest and Instagram) to be one…

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From 80’s Punk Star To Magician, Welcome To The Oddly Unique And World Of Mr Wizzy

It was a pack of cards and an encounter with a famous comedian and magician that turned the young Steve Wilson from curious teenager into budding child magician. Little did…

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Maghera Mum Turns Storytime For Kids Into Publishing Business

When Maghera mum, Yvonne Fleming, began to tell her two children night-time tales, little did she know that she would end up with a series of books, animations and a…

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Culture Night Belfast Organiser: Susan Picken

Susan Picken is the director of Culture Night Belfast. This year, Culture Night will take a very different approach with CNB21 Presents: The Ogham Grove. Located in Writer’s Square, the…

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Artist: Gawain Morrison

Belfast artist, Gawain Morrison is a Creative Producer and Director for Media, Events and Technology. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, he has recently been appointed as…