Latest Northern Ireland Stories

2010-10-11 10:35:00

STORMONT, BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartSine Technologies, Inc. was honored with the Belfast Ambassador Award at the sixth annual Belfast Business Top 50 event in Stormont, Belfast.

2010-10-04 18:27:46

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have completed one of the first studies of mephedrone use in Northern Ireland since the drug was outlawed earlier this year.

2010-08-26 17:02:54

A new ecological network is urgently needed in Northern Ireland to ensure the continued survival of its precious lizard population, according to researchers at Queen's University Belfast.

2010-07-22 06:31:00

LONDON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Ireland's food delights with a driving holiday Travel by ferry to Ireland and fill the car with delicious treats to bring backHoliday cottages available for gourmands at the Discover Ireland websiteCalling all gastronomes, holidays in Ireland can reap far more than hospitality and beautiful scenery, as some of Europe's greatest food and drink delights can be found in the Emerald Isle.

2010-06-15 00:45:23

New research from Queen's University Belfast shows the number of paramilitary flags now flown on arterial routes in Northern Ireland during July has more than halved.

2010-03-16 13:53:03

Those members of Ireland's ethnic minorities who participated in last year's St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin want to be able to express their own cultures more fully in future events.

2010-03-02 13:43:00

PITTSBURGH March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- TJL Productions announced today that PBS will broadcast WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING - AN IRISH PARADE OF STARS throughout March in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

2009-08-03 15:43:09

A play in Belfast, Northern Ireland, can only be seen by five people at a time because it's performed by a pair of actors driving and riding in a Hackney cab. The play, Two Roads West by Laurence McKeown, takes audience members on a tour of two roads, Falls Road and Shankill Road, while protestant driver Bill, played by Vincent Higgins, and Catholic passenger Rosie, played by Carol Moore, play out a drama that underscores the history of the tensions between the Christian factions in Northern...

2009-05-23 12:28:13

A Belfast woman who had not undergone fertility treatments was in stable condition after giving birth to six babies, her doctors in Northern Ireland said. A team of 30 doctors and nurses delivered the babies Friday via Caesarean section within five minutes, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. We have planned very carefully for today and today went as well as we had hoped it would, said neonatal consultant Clifford Mayes, who oversaw the team. The four girls and two boys, born 14 weeks...

2009-04-11 05:51:21

The Republic of Ireland, in a concession to Protestants, says Northern Irelanders applying for Irish passports can give Londonderry as their birthplace. The city's name is one of the many issues that divide Republicans and Unionists in Northern Ireland and the Republic from the North.

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.