DAVID ROY

DAVID ROY

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This 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 BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.

His interests include crime fiction, classic cars, loud rock music and the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club.

A lifelong dog-lover, David has recently had his head turned by his one-eyed rescue cat, Lola.


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Serious laughs with Joanne McNally's Bite Me

Serious laughs with Joanne McNally's Bite Me

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HI JOANNE, is it true you managed to confuse Galway's Black Box with Belfast's identically named venue back in January? Yes! It's not the first disaster I've had and it won't be the last I'd say.
Essential festival: Robert Plant and Van Morrison for BluesFest Dublin 2018

Essential festival: Robert Plant and Van Morrison for BluesFest Dublin 2018

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BLUESFEST Dublin has just added two massive acts to the annual music event which returns to the 3Arena in October: Led Zeppelin man Robert Plant will bring his Sensational Space Shifters to town on Sunday October 28, while Belfast's own Van Morrison is also confirmed for a show at the festival on the same date.
Don't miss: Nada Surf in Belfast

Don't miss: Nada Surf in Belfast

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CULT NYC indie rockers Nada Surf make their Belfast debut at The Limelight 2 on Sunday night as part of the 15th anniversary tour for their Let Go album.
Special event: Bangor Vinyl Day at Bending Sound Records

Special event: Bangor Vinyl Day at Bending Sound Records

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AS SOME of you will doubtless already be aware, tomorrow is Record Store Day – the annual frantic scramble where music enthusiasts are encouraged to shell out extortionate amounts of money on one-off seven-inch singles and coloured vinyl LPs.

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