CASEMENT Park excites strong negative opinions in some unionists. For one thing, this is a park named after a man who was hanged for treason; for another it’s located on the edge of West Belfast where they say they wouldn’t feel comfortable attending an event; and for another it’s intended primarily to host games of a Gaelic nature.
FOR most organisations, an Aisling Award is the pinnacle of achievement. But for Aidan Crean and the nature buffs at Mullaghglass Wetlands Project overlooking West Belfast, the gong they won last year was a springboard to do even more to save our vanishing biodiversity. Being named Environment champions at a gala dinner in the Europa was the affirmation and encouragement they needed to drive them to even greater things.
IT has long been debated that the Western diet per se or its specific dietary components contributes to the prevalence and severity of acne. In particular, dairy has been incriminated – but why? Is this true and is there substance to it?
CinemaDune: Part TwoImmense in both scale and ambition, director Denis Villeneuve's grandiose adaptation of Frank Herbert’s legendary sci-fi series arrives at cinemas this weekend on a wave of frenzied hype and anticipation.
THE figures coming out of Gaza on the number of casualties are reliable – that’s according to the World Health Organisation. But how can they be reliable if the information is coming from Hamas? That's the barked demand coming from the IOF, the Daily Mail, the BBC, the Daily Telegraph, RTÉ, the Daily Express and GB News.
NOT since Rihanna found love in a hopeless place has the New Lodge been the feature of global attention. A new UK/Ireland/Belgium film, The Flats, directed by Alessandria Celesia, is having its world premier in Copenhagen in March.