AS summer gracefully fades into the background, I find myself treading upon the crisp, fallen leaves that blanket the path, marking the arrival of autumn. I must admit, autumn has always held a special place in my heart. It's a season of change, of nature's grand finale before the serene slumber of winter.
AUTHOR, researcher and activist Carlos Martinez will launch and sign copies of his latest book ‘The East is Still Red’ at 7pm on Thursday 28th September in the Amharclann in Cultúrlann Mac Adam Ó Fiaich, Falls Road, Belfast. The event is being hosted by the Communist Party of Ireland.
“IT won’t always be like this. It’s going to get better.” A written promise in a Belfast journalist’s letter to her teenage-self. A retroactive assurance of a prosperous future, however unreachable it had once seemed at 14 years old.
IN this week's Northern Winds, we see plenty of opportunities for young developing artists, platforms for the weird and wonderful and some brilliant new releases from our creative community all over the island.
EMERALD Park is Ireland’s only theme park and zoo, and with something for the whole family to enjoy, we have undoubtedly had our guests screaming and fun-filled with adventure since we first opened our doors 13 years ago.
PRESIDENT Michael D. Higgins said it best in his Gaeilge letter of congratulations to the Andersonstown News on reaching the half-century milestone: newspapers are the cornerstone of our democracy and vital building blocks of community.
THIS year's 4 Corners Festival theme is 'Dreams... Visions for Belfast', marking the 60 years since Rev Dr Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech' in Washington DC when he advocated a better, more just America.