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Maireann an dea-chaidreamh idir lucht na Gaeilge agus Preisbitéirigh

Robert McMillen
Wednesday was the perfect day when my two favourite academics were giving seperate talks in Belfast, Eamonn Phoenix on Presbyterians and the Irish language in Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich and at Gael-Ionad Mhic Ghoill, Corkonian Alan Titley asked the question: What would Irish history look like if the Rising of 1798 had been successful ...  

Games: Gravel offers no frills four-wheeled fun on PS4 & Xbox

Neil McGreevy
Gravel (PS4/Xbox) By: Milestone FROM aquarium sediment to how Belfast folk beg for mercy, Gravel the game is, sadly, not about common-or-garden aggregate – though plenty of shale will be shot from your tyres in this filthy four-wheeled fiesta.

Cult Movie: Dario Argento's Phenomena

Ralph McLean
Phenomena A CLASSIC Dario Argento film has several key ingredients: In keeping with the great Italian Giallo tradition there's invariably a simple detective mystery at the film's core.

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Annihilation (Cert 15, 120 mins, streaming and available to download from March 12 exclusively on Netflix, Sci-Fi/Thriller/Action/Romance) FOR his follow-up to the sleekly engineered sci-fi horror thriller Ex Machina, writer and director Alex Garland remains in similarly unnerving territory with Annihilation, an otherworldly battle for mankind's survival based loosely on the first novel in Jeff VanderMeer's best-selling Southern Reach trilogy.

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