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Derry Girls’ Siobhan McSweeney on why we all need to visit Northern Ireland

The Independent 02 Aug 2021
Derry Girls star Siobhan McSweeney is climbing aboard an electric bike to explore the rural landscape of Northern Ireland in a new four-part series. Called Exploring Northern Ireland With Siobhan McSweeney, the series which airs on More4 sees her tour the lakes, mountains, coastline and forests.

‘A malignant narcissist’: uncovering the dark side of John DeLorean

The Observer 02 Aug 2021
“My father worked at the ITV television station in Northern Ireland, and they invited DeLorean for the launch of the car in 1981,” he recalls ... “DeLorean has always been celebrated as a hero here in Northern Ireland for what he brought to the country at a time when the workers in west Belfast needed a promise of hope,” Waddell says.

Big- game players O’Donovan and McCarthy won precious gold with heart and nerve

Irish Independent 01 Aug 2021
In fact, they were so highly fancied within the international rowing community that the double Olympic champion James Cracknell wondered aloud on BBC television whether the Italian and German crews might preserve their energy for the fight over silver because gold for Ireland was such a foregone conclusion.

Simone Biles and Mona McSharry: wild extremes of the Olympic experience

The Irish Times 31 Jul 2021
How many millions of laps has McSharry swam just to get to that point during the week, when televisions across Ireland were turned on at three in the morning to watch her swim through the 66 seconds of Olympic waters? God only knows ... the northwest of Ireland to become an Olympian.

Unique business offers historically accurate handmade pieces, bow-making classes

The People's Defender 30 Jul 2021
Krieger, at a primitive event, adorns historically accurate Eastern Woodland garb and accessories ... “It started when I was a child learning about history, whether it was Native American or other cultures around the world, from Ireland to Africa. It could have only been a glimpse of something; a picture, or something on television ... Previous ... .

RTÉ denies blocking Northern Ireland viewers from watching Tokyo 2020 coverage

Irish Independent 29 Jul 2021
RTÉ has said it only has the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games in the Republic of Ireland after claims the national broadcaster was geo-blocking viewers in Northern Ireland ... However, Northern Ireland viewers wishing to watch live events at the Games on RTÉ have been unable to doing so.

Viewpoint: Bridie boldly takes ballet into uncharted territory

Belfast Telegraph 28 Jul 2021
That is how she ended up in Northern Ireland seven years ago. She decided to emigrate here from Australia to get work as an extra on the global television hit Game of Thrones ... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App. Most Read ... .

Tokyo Olympics 2020 at a glance: Day 5 — major moments and updates as Ledecky and Titmus strike gold

Gulf News 28 Jul 2021
Shi Zhiyong of China celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 73kg weightlifting event Image Credit. AP ... RUGBY ... Jacobs says watching the event on television was “a supercool distraction” from quarantine. Ireland's Kurt Anthony Walker punches Uzbekistan's Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov Image Credit ... Ireland took bronze more than five seconds back ... .

Galway Film Fleadh 2021: Stacey Gregg’s thriller Here Before wins best Irish film

The Irish Times 26 Jul 2021
A tale of growing up gay in contemporary Ireland ... tale of growing up gay in contemporary Ireland ... Tiernan McBride Award for best fiction short (in association with Network Ireland Television) Saul & I Written and directed by Jon Beer, produced by Brian J Falconer .

Half of teens watch more than two hours of TV a day, study shows 

Irish Independent 22 Jul 2021
Global efforts to improve physical activity have stalled as Irish adolescents are among those who are spending hours daily watching television or playing computer games ... Figures for Ireland relate to how many hours 11- to 15-year-olds spend watching television or playing computer games.

Frederick Douglass walking trail unveiled in Cork to highlight links to anti-slavery activist

The Irish Times 22 Jul 2021
The trail across the city has been created to trace the footsteps of Mr Douglass who visited Cork in 1845 ... He visited Ireland in 1845 to build support for the abolitionist cause in America ... The Tony-Award-winning actor, who has a key role in the musical Hamilton,is in Ireland to research a television series about Douglass in Ireland. .

New grandad Eamonn Holmes has busy times ahead

Belfast Telegraph 21 Jul 2021
Eamonn Holmes has long been the avuncular face of broadcasting, Northern Ireland’s greatest television export and a man who makes his high pressure job look easy ... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App.

Ex-head of vulture fund denies model’s claims of sex abuse 

Irish Independent 21 Jul 2021
Apollo’s Irish unit, Tanager, was involved in some of the most high-profile debt cases of the crash, including repossessing the Clontarf property of restaurateur Ronan Ryan and television presenter and former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood over €1.2m of debt.

Kerry boss Peter Keane warns players could end up ‘utterly spent’ by proposed new format

Irish Independent 21 Jul 2021
I think you would get a lot of television sport then ... other on the television. “No different to what happened maybe in the early ’90s with the Premiership, or maybe the League of Ireland, where fellas tuned out going to it because there was better fare on television,” he added.

RTÉ announces comprehensive Olympic coverage across TV, radio and online

RTE 20 Jul 2021
RTÉ2 will be the home of Tokyo 2020 on television this year with all of the content also available to viewers in the Republic of Ireland on RTÉ Player ... Television News Olympic Sport will be presented live from Tokyo each evening.

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