It's a publicly-listed company, just one of four across the North whose shares are traded on the stock market, its bioscientists are carrying out cutting-edge research in the search for a cure for Covid-19 and it's based on our doorstep.
Dave Branagh has spent a lifetime — a long and productive lifetime — recording the story of his beloved Bog Meadows. Now he needs a publisher to give his epic book 'A Paradise Lost' a wider readership.
As Robin Swann dons his Orange regalia today to wait by the door for a socially-distanced Orange band to pass, he will be mindful of Sunday newspaper reports that his counterpart Matt Hancock in England is to be sued by relatives of those who died in care homes and that solicitors in Belfast are preparing cases for the relatives of those who passed away in care homes here.
Police were attacked in short-lived disturbances in the North Queen Street area last night in what was the second consecutive night of trouble sparked by the erection of a Twelfth bonfire at the Duncairn Gardens peace line. Nationalist youths threw petrol bombs at police who were deployed in the area late last night and remained in the district into the early morning.
I WAS in Belfast city centre last week for the first time in three months. I was to meet a 'returned Yank', a man who has returned to these parts after nearly sixty years in USA. I was told he had two hours to spare.
He’s probably alone in that belief, of course. Because frogs get a bad press – if they get any press at all. Yet they are perhaps the most incredible creatures that walk – or more accurately hop – on this fair land.
Tá 21 mholadh le cúrsaí Gaeilge a fheabhsú sa saol poiblí anseo le fáil i dtuarascáil COMEX a seoladh ag tús na míosa seo. Coiste Saineolaithe de chuid Chomhairle na hEorpa atá in COMEX agus bíonn siad ag plé leis an Chairt Eorpach um Theangacha Réigiúnacha nó Mionlaigh.
THIS is a man who will not trade for his life his family. He loves his wee family life here in Belfast. The rest of the clan are thousands of miles away on the same island that gave us Freddie Mercury of British rock band, Queen.
THE Falls Curfew 50 years ago was a tipping point in modern Irish history. The previous August (1969) unionist mobs had burned out hundreds of nationalist homes in West and North Belfast, killed and maimed and forced thousands of families to become refugees living in schools, with friends and family, or strangers who opened their doors for them, or in camps across the border established by the Irish government.