1. Anger over pipe bomb attacks

    Ordinary people have been finalising their plans for the Easter holiday period over recent days, while representatives from all the main political parties have been intensifying their preparations for the forthcoming district council elections.



  1. The call to follow Jesus closely

    The call to follow Jesus closely

    Bishop of Down and Connor Noel Treanor will issue a pastoral letter on priesthood at today's Chrism Mass in St Peter's Cathedral, Belfast. Faith matters takes a closer look at To Follow Jesus Closely


  1. Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

    Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

    Today Dean Friedman – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Hudson Taylor – Sandinos, Derry Saturday April 20 Gavin James – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Bad Boat, Saturnine, The Lufthansa Heist – The Limelight 2, Belfast, 5pm Bastion, Romeo Indigo Romeo, Victim Royal etc – The Empire, Belfast An Orchestral Rendition of Dr Dre: 2001 – The Limelight, Belfast Tom Speight – Voodoo, Belfast Sonja Sleator, Glass Wings, Ethan Hanna etc – The Pavilion, Belfast Mike Tramp, Philip McCarroll – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill Tuesday April 23 Psychic Eyes, Valium, The Fake Flirtations etc – McHugh's, Belfast Wednesday April 24 Bowling For Soup – The Limelight, Belfast Thursday April 25 Ferals, Mosmo Strange, Gnarkats – The Menagerie, Belfast Robert Sarazin Blake, Junior Johnson – The Sunflower, Belfast Friday April 26 Paul McKenna Band – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Surf Green, Luc Garrett, The Fake Flirtations etc – The Pavilion, Belfast Haley Heynderickx, Peter Doran – The American Bar, Belfast Kneecap – Sandinos, Derry Luka Bloom – Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady Villiers & The Villains – The Atlantic, Portrush Lore, Saffyre – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn Saturday April 27 Mark Geary, Strawhall House Band – The American Bar, Belfast Sunday April 28 Strange New Places, Sonif, Oisín Ó Scolaí & The Virginia Slims – McHugh's, Belfast Wednesday May 1 Kojaque –The Limelight 2, Belfast Thursday May 2 Teenage Fanclub – Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Marquee, Belfast Howe Gelb – Ulster Sport Club, Belfast Christy Moore – Waterfront Hall, Belfast Colm McIntyre, Donal Scullion, The Mad Dalton etc – Gifted, The Empire, Belfast Havvk, Molto Vivo, Strange New Places – Oh Yeah, Belfast Pascalwillnotsurvivethis, Paul and The Meanie, SX-70, etc – The Menagerie, Belfast William The Conqueror – Duke of York, Belfast Hen Ogledd – Voodoo, Belfast Blaenavon – McHugh's, Belfast Friday May 3 Echo & The Bunnymen – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Pete Doherty – The Limelight, Belfast Lisa O'Neill – The Black Box, Belfast Jason Lytle, Malojian – 1st Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast The Gold Tips – The Duke of York, Belfast Lowkey – Oh Yeah, Belfast Asomvel, RBOTN, Stereo Nasty ­– Voodoo, Belfast Marc Almond – Millennium Forum, Derry .

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