Tag Archive | Belfast

Video: Dark Tropics – Moroccan Sun

Video: Dark Tropics – Moroccan Sun

Here is the latest wonderful single, Moroccan Sun, from a talented Irish duo we featured back in March, when the pandemic was only beginning, and we all thought it would be over soon! Dark Tropics, a pop-noir duo, is made up of singer/songwriter Rio, and producer/songwriter Gerard, from Belfast, and this track is in sharp […]

N. Ireland counts down to first same-sex wedding

N. Ireland counts down to first same-sex wedding

A lesbian couple is set to hold Northern Ireland’s first same-sex wedding next week, as the conservative province overcomes deep division to catch up with the rest of the United Kingdom. The couple, in their 20s, voiced excitement at making history, but said equality remained out of reach so long as same-sex couples could not […]

NI: The Doorman & The Duck – Europa Hotel Xmas Video

NI: The Doorman & The Duck – Europa Hotel Xmas Video

Move over John Lewis, there’s a new Irish star this Christmas. Hastings Hotels has launched its heart-warming 2019 festive campaign, The Doorman and the Duck. This beautiful tale begins on a dark, stormy night, when the little duckling gets separated from his family, and finds a warm welcome at one of Belfast’s most famous landmarks, […]

NI: Thousands rally in Belfast in support of same-sex marriage

NI: Thousands rally in Belfast in support of same-sex marriage

(Reuters) – Thousands of people marched through Belfast on Saturday to demand the recognition of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, the only region of the United Kingdom where it does not have legal status. Attempts to legislate for same-sex marriage have been blocked by the Democratic Unionist Party, a key ally of British Prime Minister […]

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

The largest collection of Dali’s works seen in Ireland, plus collections from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Banksy, will form the centrepiece of Art In The Garden at the five-star Culloden Estate, Belfast, from June 15-30. In conjunction with Gormleys Fine Art, 14 pieces from the Dali Universe in Switzerland will lead the exhibition, containing more than 120 […]

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

Conor McGinn, who recently proposed an NI equal marriage amendment to a Westminster Bill, gives an Equality and Diversity talk at @QUBelfast on Thursday, 22 November, at 7.00pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queens-university-policy-engagement-lecture-series-tickets-50348852774 Conor McGinn MP, Labour Party 22 November 2018 @ 7.00pm | Emeleus Lecture Theatre | Queen’s University Belfast Queen’s University Belfast University Road Belfast […]

NI: Trans Pride  #Rally4GenderEquality – 2 June at 12.30pm

NI: Trans Pride #Rally4GenderEquality – 2 June at 12.30pm

  Trans Pride NI would like to invite you to a rally for Gender Equality, to be held at Writer’s Square, Donegall Street, Belfast, on 2nd June 2018, from 12.30 to 2.00pm, with post-rally events including films, music, and stalls going on until 5pm. The full details are: #RALLY4GENDEREQUALITY Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 12:30 […]

NI: Pro-equal Marriage March Belfast – Saturday 2 June

NI: Pro-equal Marriage March Belfast – Saturday 2 June

Campaigners and Conor McGinn MP call on Government to introduce Equal Marriage Bill for Northern Ireland after Private Member’s Bill blocked in Commons Pro-equal marriage march and rally announced for Belfast – Saturday 2 June, 2018 Conor McGinn MP and campaigners have called on the Government to introduce its own Equal Marriage Bill for Northern Ireland, […]

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

The Rainbow Project in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has appealed for information regarding the recent serious homophobic assault on a woman in Strabane.  The assault, which is believed to have been homophobic in nature, happened at around 2 am on Saturday morning (5th May) in Railway Street, Strabane, and a 17-year-old teenager has been charged in […]

NI: Rainbow Project Abseil – 100ft off Belfast Castle – do you have the nerve?

NI: Rainbow Project Abseil – 100ft off Belfast Castle – do you have the nerve?

LGBT group for Northern Ireland, The Rainbow Project, Belfast, are holding an abseiling event to fundraise for the centre. You can hold your place for just £25!  Then get to fundraising – you can set up a fundraising page on their website, or if you prefer you can use JustGiving.com/rainbowhealth  They are asking you to […]