DAVID ROY

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The Edinburgh born, Belfast bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.

He passed several exams along the way and now holds a 2:1 degree in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.

His interests include (but are not limited to) crime fiction, classic cars and loud rock music.

He is a supporter of Aston Villa Football Club. He likes cats, but prefers dogs


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Noise Annoys: Arborist man Mark McCambridge on new Sea Songs LP

Noise Annoys: Arborist man Mark McCambridge on new Sea Songs LP

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HOW did Sea Songs: Anatomy of a Drowning Man come about? I've always had a keen interest in acapella song from old English folk music, the Alan Lomax recordings in the US and sean nossingers on these shores and had begun recording loose tracks at home over time.
Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

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Today Girlschool – The Limelight 2, Belfast Problem Patterns, Gender Chores, Neptune M – The 343, Belfast Junk Drawer, Invaderband, Tuath – Sandinos, Derry Honeyfeet, Cormac Neeson – St Malachy’s GAC, Castlewellan
Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

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Saturday July 13 Arnocorps – Voodoo, Belfast Sunday July 14 Ded Rabbit, Lassyu – Anchor Bar, Newcastle Tuesday July 16 Mono – Voodoo, Belfast Wednesday July 17 Junior Brother, Buí – The Sunflower, Belfast KT Tunstall, Tony McHugh – St Malachy’s Church, Castlewellan Thursday July 18 Black Stone Cherry – The Ulster Hall, Belfast John Andrews Band, Aeons, Cloakroom Q – The Bear and The Doll, Belfast TPM, Waking Android, Steve Loc Ft ODC – Voodoo, Belfast Liam Ó Maonlaí & The Soma House Band – St Malachy’s GAC, Castlewellan Friday July 19 Girlschool – The Limelight 2, Belfast Problem Patterns, Gender Chores, Neptune M – The 343, Belfast Junk Drawer – Sandinos, Derry Honeyfeet, Cormac Neeson – St Malachy’s GAC, Castlewellan Saturday July 20 Pete Doherty – The Limelight, Belfast Mosmo Strange, Alpha Twin, Sugarwolf etc – Speakeasy, Belfast, 5pm Molarbear, So Much For The Sun, Axecatcher – Voodoo, Belfast Gin Palace, Paul & The Meanie, Aeons etc – The Empire, Belfast Queen Bonobo, Velvet Alibi, Comrade Hat etc – Queen Bonobo’s Mid-Summer Party, Bennigans, Derry Wildheat, Red House, JustG etc – Beanstock, The Little Green Allotments, Lisburn Sunday July 21 Podracer, Recovery, Beyond Repair – Bennigans, Derry Wednesday July 24 Saving Grace, The 4 of Us – The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Octopoulpe, Gas Hands, Mymanmike, The Scuntz – Voodoo, Belfast Thursday July 25 Junk Drawer, Ghost Office, Special Guest – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Pascalwillnotsurvivethis, Willoware Jackson, Blxxd etc – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast Friday July 26 Kerbdog, Duellists –The Limelight 2, Belfast New Valley Wolves, Petty Youth, Delusional Silence, Paper Tigers - The Cow Bay, Belfast Lonely Astronauts, Search Party, Zeroes & Ones – The Pavilion, Belfast Saturday July 27 Rival Sons – The Limelight, Belfast Lúnasa, Ulaid, Ríoghnach Connolly – The Lyric, Belfast Boss Sound Manifesto, Swall Monkey, DBM etc – The Palm House, Belfast Surf Green, Romeo Romeo Indigo, Crisis – The Music Yard, Larne.
QFT brings 1950s classic All ABout Eve back to the big screen

QFT brings 1950s classic All ABout Eve back to the big screen

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NEXT week, Queen's Film Theatre in Belfast will bring a movie classic back to the big screen courtesy of Cinemagic Young Programmers and QFT Takeover – a collective of youngsters aged 16 to 24 who are passionate about creating unmissable events based around your favourite films.

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