Latest Northern Ireland Stories

2011-07-27 10:08:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line, the largest ferry company on the Irish Sea, has signed a sponsorship deal with another giant, the Belfast Giants, in a two year title sponsorship deal.

2011-06-29 12:59:50

Alcohol and drugs are fuelling homicide and suicide rates in Northern Ireland, a new independent report by University of Manchester researchers has found, with alcohol appearing to be a key factor for the country's higher suicide rates, including among mental health patients, compared to England and Wales.

2011-05-11 02:00:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almac is hosting its inaugural European Product Launch workshop in Boston, MA on 17th May 2011.

2011-05-05 13:29:00

BELFAST and LONDON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide today announces it has renewed and extended its contract to manage the Operational Telecoms Network used by System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI) following an open competitive tendering process.

2011-05-04 04:46:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Almac's Biocatalysis Business Continues its Strong Growth and Boosts its Visibility With the Launch of the selectAZymeTM Brand As anticipated, Almac's biocatalysis business has expanded from its 2009 launch with the sale of six enzyme screening kits, to the current supply of 100s of kgs of chiral intermediates for drug substance manufacture, regular enzyme supply to specialty chemical companies and continued growth of its...

2011-04-23 00:00:31

The CIM and Sage bring together Northern Ireland's business elite to discuss the impact of Customer Relationship Managment and the importance of CRM Strategy. (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The CIM and Sage bring together Northern Ireland's business elite to discuss the impact of Customer Relationship Managment and the importance of CRM Strategy. Northern Ireland's business leaders gathered at The Merchant Hotel Belfast, for an insight into how Customer Relationship Management (CRM)...

2011-04-11 10:48:00

CRAIGAVON, NI, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Award Recognises Almac's Continued Growth Success and Presence as a World Class Player in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Services The Almac Group, headquartered in Craigavon Northern Ireland, is celebrating another highly impressive year after being named 'Business of the Year' (for the second time in 3 years), together with other significant accolades at the Northern Ireland business awards - run by the nation's main daily newspaper, The...

2011-04-06 19:45:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout and Northern Ireland's Sixteen South Limited for the co-production of 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11') of the new preschool series, PAJANIMALS, which will air exclusively in the U.S.

2011-04-04 05:05:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Scientists at Almac and Queen's University Belfast Discover Novel Approach to Treat Cancer Patients New Study findings published in Clinical Cancer Research - The Journal of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Scientists from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast and Almac Discovery Ltd, announce the first publication describing a potential new anti-angiogenic therapy based on a natural...

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.