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Rugby star urges people to join him at Red Dress Run

Ulster and Ireland rugby star Chris Henry - a former pupil of Wallace High School - is urging people to join him at NI Chest Heart and Stroke’s ‘Red Dress Run’ at Stormont on Saturday, February 10.

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Winston Pinkerton RSPBANI President. Pic by John Kelly

Touch of Tartan to support BHF

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) will present the President’s charity concert - ‘A Touch of Tartan’ - in the Island Hall, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn on Friday, February 16 (8pm).

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Scotlands favourite son, Robert Rabbie Burns was known as the Ploughman Poet, the Bard of
Ayrshire or simply The Bard. Burns was born on January 25, 1759 and Burns celebrations have been held in his honour on this date for over 200 years.

Celebrate Burns Night at Dromore Library

Libraries NI, in partnership with the Ulster Scots Agency, is inviting people to celebrate Burns Night with an evening of storytelling, dance and music in Dromore Library.

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Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

The talented and extremely popular Lisa McHugh is set to delight local audiences in Armagh later this month, when she performs at the city’s Market Place Theatre on January 25. The Glaswegian singer has won 14 awards to date in under three years, including Female Vocalist of The Year three years running, and Outstanding Achievement on the World Stage 2012 when she appeared on the Grand Ole Opry as a guest of the legendary Gene Watson. Lisa’s 2018 tour actually kicks off next week in Castleblayney, and she will be performing all over the country between then and the end of March, with her run of shows finishing off in Cookstown’s Burnavon Theatre. The curtain at the Armagh gig goes up at 8pm and tickets, priced from £23.50 are on sale from the Market Place Theatre Box Office on 028 3752 1821.

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A stunning theatrical debut

A stunning theatrical debut

Acclaimed local theatre stars Gerard McCabe and Michael Condron launch Soda Bread Theatre Company with the Irish premiere of Borderland, taking place at Belfast Waterfront next Friday and Saturday (January 19 and 20.)

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‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

“So did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins? As like each other as two new pins.” And so begins the rollercoaster of emotion that is the smash hit musical Blood Brothers, which is making a welcome return to the Grand Opera House.

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Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band are to receive the 2018 Special Award at TG4s traditional Irish music awards, Gradam Ceoil. Pic by John Kelly

Lisburn pipe band to receive special award at TG4 event

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band are to receive the 2018 Special Award as part of TG4’s traditional Irish music awards, Gradam Ceoil.

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TV LIcensing

Quiz - How much do you know about TV licensing?

Do you know the ins and outs of the TV Licence and which devices you need to be covered for?

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Eddi returns to NI

Eddi returns to NI

Scottish songstress Eddi Reader returns to our shores next month and will be performing at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on February 17, and the Lyric Theatre in Belfast on February 18.

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Join the stars of country for a great night of music

Join the stars of country for a great night of music

The stars of country music are coming together for a night of unmissable musical entertainments when they take to the stage of the Market Place Theatre in Armagh later this month.

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The ultimate tribute to the Queen of Country music

The ultimate tribute to the Queen of Country music

A leading Dolly Parton tribute artist is returning by popular demand to a Belfast club this month in a show that’s sure to be a hit with fans of the Queen of Country,

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A showcase of musical talent

A showcase of musical talent

Singers from across Northern Ireland will be coming together next week for a very special musical showcase at Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey on January 13.

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Christmas films are amongst some of the most popular movies ever to be made.

POLL | What's your favourite Christmas film of all time?

Watching festive films is one of the most enjoyable things to at Christmas time.
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All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

Greatest ever Christmas top 40 songs

'All I Want For Christmas Is You' by Mariah Carey is the best festive feel-good song ever made, according to a poll.
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Panto cast give pop up performance for Mencap’s little stars

The children at the Mencap Centre in Belfast were treated to a ‘flying visit’ from the cast of Peter Pan this week.

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The Last Jedi: Do you have Star Wars toys at home that are worth thousands?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Keith and Kristyn Getty shape their music inspired by Reformer Luther

Keith and Kristyn Getty shape their music inspired by Reformer Luther

Prolific Ulster hymn-writing couple Keith and Kristyn Getty are marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by calling on Anglicans around the world to “rediscover the power” of congregational singing.

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Bills dropping from the post box

TV Licensing asks customers to go paperless

TV Licensing is urging customers across Northern Ireland to join the 7.6 million people who currently receive their licence online.

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VIDEO: TV ad for The Snowman gets pre-watershed ban after parents’ complaints

A creepy TV advert for murder mystery movie The Snowman has been banned from being shown before the 9pm watershed because it frightened children.

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Pictured from left to right, Boyd Holbrook, Steve Murphy, Javier Pea and Pedro Pascal. (Photo: Netflix)

Javier Peña and Steve Murphy Belfast bound for Q & A on Netflix series Narcos

If you are a fan of Netflix original series Narcos there is a good chance you will want to go to this.

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