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Animated tales translated by Seamus Heaney air on BBC Two NI

10 March | Five medieval Scots fables, translated by Seamus Heaney, have been brought into the 21st century as enchanting animated tales for BBC Two Northern Ireland.

Liam-James Mooney photo

Liam Neeson lends his voice to NITB advertising campaign

10 March | The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has secured international film star Liam Neeson to be the voice of its latest TV advertising campaign.

Blandings II

TV shows filmed in Northern Ireland return to our screens for new series

12 February | Some well known TV shows filmed in Northern Ireland are returning to our screens with new series.

St. George's Market, Belfast

St. George's Market named best in UK

31 January | Belfast's St. George’s Market has been named the best in the United Kingdom.

Titanic Quarter under construction

Expansion planned for Belfast film production studios

29 January | Two new studios planned at Belfast's Titanic Quarter will help establish the city as one of Europe's largest film production locations

Cúlturlann

Derry~Londonderry's Cúlturlann set to expand

29 January | Derry~Londonderry's Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin has purchased a former ad, with plans to bring it into use as part of their plans for an expanded cultural complex in the city.

Laurel Villa Guest House (Seamus Heaney Exhibition)

New Seamus Heaney interpretive centre set for Bellaghy

25 January | One of our most famous literary sons will be honoured with the development of a new interpretive centre in the village of his burial.

Belfast City Hall

Local interest in Oscar and BAFTA nominations

16 January | There is a strong local interest in this year's Oscar and BAFTA nominations.


Queens Bridge 12

Top literary prize won by inaugural Belfast Poet Laureate

13 January | Sinead Morrissey, the inaugural Belfast Poet Laureate, has won this year's TS Eliot prize for poetry for her collection 'Parallax'.

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast hailed by Guild of British Travel writers

9 January | Titanic Belfast has been highly commended by the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) at a recent awards ceremony.

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