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2008-09-25 12:00:35

By LISA SMYTH TWO schools in Co Antrim have joined forces to introduce an innovative scheme which will see pupils studying for an engineering GCSE online. Crumlin Integrated College, in conjunction with Antrim Grammar School, is introducing the online delivery of CCEA's GCSE Double Award Engineering for their pupils in September - thought to be the first time such a scheme has become available in schools in Northern Ireland. In addition, Crumlin Integrated College has been encouraged...

2008-09-09 12:00:22

By Kerry McKittrick Fans of contemporary design might very well like the exhibition with a twist taking place at Space CRAFT of College Street in Belfast this week. Jewellers from the Craft & Design collective have come together to promote awareness of the contemporary jewellery available to both buy and commission. The exhibition will run until Saturday, September 27. For more information go to www.craftanddesigncollective.com. Let's face it, there's a pretty hefty chance that you...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By EDDIE McILWAINE Were you ever a Teddy Boy at the Plaza Ballroom in Chichester Street, Belfast? You were? Then Andrea McCartney, who is shooting a documentary on vintage Ulster ballrooms of romance for Double Band Films, wants to talk to you. The Plaza, which closed down in the early 70s, used to have lunchtime dance sessions for office workers out for their tea and sandwiches, and the evening dances were something else. It was the kind of dance hall worried mums advised their daughters...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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