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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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Special event: Causeway Coast Ford Fair 2017

Special event: Causeway Coast Ford Fair 2017

Life
THE north's annual celebration of Uncle Hank's automotive creations returns to Portrush on Sunday, bringing a huge selection of blue oval badged motors to the north coast.
Just announced: Weezer and Blink 182 tribute double-bill for Belfast

Just announced: Weezer and Blink 182 tribute double-bill for Belfast

Arts
DO YOU like the music of alt rock icons Weezer and pop punk revivalists Blink 182? Are you dying to hear their songs done live and getting increasingly frustrated by the few and far between nature of their Irish gigs? If the answer to some of these questions is 'sort of', then Voodoo Belfast's forthcoming double-bill of cover band action is for you.
Look forward to: Arrested Development series five on Netflix

Look forward to: Arrested Development series five on Netflix

Life
OK, SO series four wasn't exactly great – but that was because of scheduling difficulties which prevented the main cast from shooting together en masse (the reason for its not always rewarding focus on one character per episode), thus putting the kibosh on the kind of caustic multi-character back-and-forths which made the Bluth family TV comedy gold in the first place.
Are you watching? Twin Peaks

Are you watching? Twin Peaks

Life
IT'S happening again – Twin Peaks is back on our screens after 26 years, just one year later than the late lamented Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) promised us in that memorably bizarre 'final' episode back in 1991.

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