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Hillary Clinton to be inaugurated as Queen's University chancellor

The former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be at Queen's University on Friday to be inaugurated as chancellor. The ceremony will be held at the end of the first week of the new academic year. Before that, more than 50,000 students return to campuses in universities in...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Museum’ On BritBox, A Welsh Drama About A Museum Director Who Plunges Into The Underworld After An Affair

We’re generally used to seeing shows from the United Kingdom in English — even if it’s through thick Scottish or Northern Irish brogues. But other languages are spoken in the country, and The Museum shows us one example: Welsh. Most of the dialogue is in the native language of Wales, with some English sprinkled in. It adds a little more of a local flavor to a thriller that could take place in just about any city. Read on for more…
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Newry company receives Deloitte's ultimate Platinum award

SPECIALIST excavation attachment manufacturer Hill Engineering has achieved recertification as one of Ireland's best managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme. The company, which is based on Derryboy Road, Carnbane Business Park, in Newry, Co Down, demonstrated superior business performance for the seventh consecutive year - the...
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Aftermath Bodies: Corporeality in Contemporary Iraqi fiction

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 16:00 - 17:30 British Summer Time (UTC+1) The second of two events in the series Remnants of the Iraq Wars: Iraqi Literature Twenty Years after 9/11. Ever since the US-led invasion of Iraq, local and diaspora authors have been engaging with new aesthetics of corporeality. In this seminar, Hanan Jasim Khammas, CCL Visiting Doctoral Scholar, in discussion with Ikram Masmoudi (University of Delaware) and Hanna Simpson (University of Oxford), reviews aspects of corporeality in contemporary Iraqi fiction and shows how new representation of the body suggest a development in the perceptions of the body as a cultural sign.

Author Q&A:Luke Cassidy

In the Irish border town of Dundalk, Aoife works in the underworld, dealing in bootleg tobacco and alcohol and petty crime. When she meets Annie, a beautiful whirlwind of a woman, she becomes infatuated and decided to take her along for her biggest job yet – shifting 10 kilos of cocaine to England. As Annie tries to broaden Aoife’s horizons, Aoife faces a choice between the woman and the town she loves, and her decision kicks off a series of events that will change everything. A debut novel, written in Dundalk dialect, Iron Annie is fresh, fierce and full of life.

Belfast scores People’s Choice Award win at TIFF 2021

It’s been a good weekend for projects with Outlander stars. Belfast premiered at TIFF 2021 this weekend and won the People’s Choice Award. There’s no doubt we’re excited to see projects with our favorite Outlander stars. We love to support them in everything we do, and seeing their projects win awards is all the more exciting.

Jo Churchill’s response on bonus for pharmacists disappoints many

The outgoing pharmacy minister Jo Churchill’s statement in the Westminster Parliament last week dashed hopes of many pharmacists in England. In response to a question on the government’s plans to provide bonus to pharmacists, Churchill said that the government “has provided a comprehensive package of support for community pharmacies during the Covid-19 pandemic, in addition to the general support provided to all businesses. This has included the ability to claim for extra costs.”

Ex-Premier League defender tips Brendan Rodgers for shock job

Speaking recently, ex-Premier League full-back Michael Ball has predicted that Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers will succeed Pep Guardiola as Manchester City manager. Ball, now retired, spoke exclusively to This Is Futbol and revealed that he expects the Northern Irish manager to eventually take over from Guardiola in the Etihad’s dugout.

Boris Johnson claims Mark Rutte offered to mediate over NI protocol

Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Brexit news. Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte offered to mediate in EU-UK talks on the contentious Irish protocol of the Brexit agreement, Boris Johnson has claimed. The UK prime minister said Rutte had made the offer during...