Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is the publisher of the Belfast Media Group titles.
He has been involved in journalism for over four decades and has penned columns for both that the Andersonstown News and the former daily Irish language newspaper Lá.
He is the author of several books in Irish and English including ‘Ceap Cuddles’ and ‘Belfast’s Dome of Delight’.
He has served in politics for Sinn Féin both in Belfast City Council and in the powersharing Executive at Stormont.
Fears of vulnerable patients contracting the coronavirus in GP surgeries as they queue to get the winter flu jab has led to calls for health professionals to go out to the homes of those most at risk from the virus.
Famed artist Neil Shawcross has called for the opening of a "National Portrait Gallery" in Belfast as a way of celebrating the city's legion of painters, past and present.
Hotels were left in limbo by today's stricter coronavirus restrictions with little clarity as to whether they were included in the general closure of hospitality venues.
West Belfast's resolve to come back better from the Covid Crisis was on show last Friday as the annual Best of the West extravaganza went online.
In the hustle and bustle, not to mention the awful anxiety, of life under Covid, we are apt to forget that there doesn't need to be any greater purpose to saying hello to your neighbour than to say hello to your neighbour.
The founder of our biggest independent cinema chain is appealing to the Stormont Executive to listen to cinema operators before implementing a new full-scale lockdown.
A letter written by Joe Biden — and published here for the first time — in the midst of British efforts to extradite a leading IRA man from the US has thrown fresh light on the Presidential candidate's favourable disposition to Irish nationalism.
For seven years now, the Belfast International Homecoming has built bridges to our global family to create a better Belfast.
As cities and communities close down to battle Covid-19, the Belfast International Homecoming is vowing to keep vital virtual connections to our global Irish family open
Since March, the Stormont Executive has vowed to provide whatever relief it can to the hardest-pressed businesses.
Plans by Aer Lingus to relocate transatlantic services from Shannon to regional airports in the UK have raised hopes of a restored US flight from Belfast International Airport.
There had been torrential rain across Ireland in the days before the Big Irish Echo Campfire while the US was being battered by Hurricane Laura so I certainly appreciated there might be problems lighting the Campfire on Friday.
Learning Irish can be hard — ask anyone who finds themselves trapped in the beginners class limbo at Cumann Chluain Ard or the Cultúrlann year, after year, after year!
A community vigil will be held at the Short Strand shops this evening (Wednesday) at 6:30pm for Fr Stephen Rooney, a native of the district who is presumed dead after a boating accident in the US on Sunday.
While the powerful have been focusing on the centennial celebration of the Northern State, artist Robert Ballagh has been turning his mind to another important upcoming anniversary — one begot, it might be said, by Partition.