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  • Numbers game
    Numbers game
    September 2, 2020 by
    BY Kathrin Kobus There is an official statistics site provided by the government of Ireland, the geohive hub, where everyone can look up and check numbers and graphs relating to Covid-19. Its accuracy depends on those who feed numbers into […]...
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    Beibhinn Byrne It was the Chinese New Year but in the city of Wuhan there was no evidence of celebrations. This teeming place was a ghost town. No lanterns were lit red, and the dragons, unlucky, in this dismal New...
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  • A new voice in Irish literature
    A new voice in Irish literature
    Eoin Meegan Izzy Hodder’s first novel Someone Like You deals with the perennial tale of teen pregnancy. We meet Amy, a 17-year-old girl in her final year at school, whose world is turned upside down when she unexpectedly discovers she...
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Memory Lane

  • John Hume: Peacemaker
    John Hume: Peacemaker
    Beibhinn Byrne There has been an outpouring of tributes for the late John Hume, the former SDLP founder and leader, architect of the Peace Process and co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize alongside David Trimble in 1998. He died over...
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  • Pause for Harmony: Art in Lockdown
    Pause for Harmony: Art in Lockdown
    Launch by the Gerard Byrne Studio David Prendeville This September, the Gerard Byrne Studio will launch the highly anticipated ‘Pause for Harmony – Art in Lockdown’ exhibition. Gerard Byrne’s second major solo show of 2020 features an extraordinary...
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  • JOE BAMBRICK      The record-breaking scorer
    JOE BAMBRICK The record-breaking scorer
    Gavan Bergin Joe Bambrick was born on November 3rd 1905 in the Grosvenor Road area of Belfast. As a boy Joe was exceptionally good at football, and he grew up into one of the best players in Belfast youth football.At...
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Food & Wine

  • Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space
    Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space
    Geneva Pattison This period of our lives is undeniably hard. With travel limitations, bans on public gatherings and people unable to visit friends and loved ones, it’s difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel right now....
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