Cool FM’s Melissa Riddell spills all in our Makeup Bag Challenge

Melissa Riddell is the charismatic young presenter we love to listen to on ‘Cool Goes Quiet’ during weekdays from 10pm to 1am.

Eilish Fearon, The OUTLET

Paint the Town Pink supporter Eilish Fearon, reveals what’s in her makeup bag

Eilish Fearon, Banbridge, helps to spread breast cancer awareness after her mother received treatment for the disease recently.

Scene from Ballet Ireland's Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet ballet on NI tour

A critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set to the music of Prokofiev will be performed by Ballet Ireland across the province next month.

Amy Quigley from Belfast and Jamie Thompson of Thompson's Family Teas

Forget Strictly, it’s time for tea dances

During the month of October older people can enjoy a series of retro tea dances across a selection of Belfast venues.

Barbara Long - Cancer Focus NI

Cancer Focus Fundraiser Barbara Long takes part in our My Makeup Challenge

Barbara Long is always on the go, meeting people and attending events as a community fundraiser with Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Barbara has a keen interest in eating well and staying fit and healthy, so skin care is a vital part of her regime.

West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK includes Style Sunday, which is organised in support of Action Cancer, is a fun day of fashion and food.

Cathy Martin discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness this October ahead of Style Sunday

Cathy Martin, Director of West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK, is a passionate campaigner for Breast Cancer Awareness and regularly hosts a special event in support of Action Cancer.

Gloria Hunniford    Lauren Hurley/PA

‘I’ve never encountered ageism or sexism in my career’

Gloria Hunniford talks to PRUDENCE WADE about ageism, healing and her new autobiography

Image of an eleventh night bonfire by George Robb

Exhibition of bonfires and bandsmen

Bands, Beacons and Bystanders is a new exhibition exploring Orange and loyalist culture by east Belfast artist and photographer George Robb.

The piece explores creativity and destruction

Maiden Voyage tour with imaginative new dance work

A host of regional venues across the Province are set to host a new tour by Belfast contemporary dance company, Maiden Voyage. The piece is entitled Pause and Effect and it explores themes of friendship, competition and communication. The show has been billed as a ‘clever blend of playful humour, playground antics and precisely timed sophisticated dance’, and will see the performers create a whirlwind of lively action and sound, with only an occasional pause. Accompanied by music created by renowned artist Willie Drennan, father of choreographer Eleesha Drennan, the music draws from folk tunes and the rhythmical sounds of traditional instruments.

Kazuo Ishiguro - most famous for The Remains Of The Day - has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature

British author Kazuo Ishiguro scoops Nobel prize in literature

British author Kazuo Ishiguro - most famous for The Remains Of The Day - has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature.

Award winning milliner and jewellery designer Grainne Maher.

Top milliner and jewellery designer Grainne Maher reveals what’s in her makeup bag

Grainne Maher is a regular on the Belfast fashion scene thanks to her famous signature designs and show stopping looks - with her work regularly featured on the Belfast Fashion Week catwalk.

From Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

Lord of the Dance rebooted for new show

Following it’s run of sell-out shows earlier this year at Belfast Waterfront, Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games – a new staging of the traditional masterpiece - has confirmed a return to the Millennium Forum in Londonderry for February 2018 as part of a limited run to celebrate the anniversary of the original.

Artists participating in the Open Studios event

Over 250 artists open their doors to the public

Belfast Open Studios, now in its sixth year, is an opportunity for the public to come and see how artists work and to take a glimpse into their creative processes.


Mary Berry herds sheep over London Bridge

Mary Berry swapped her spatula for a shepherd's crook to lead 20 sheep across London Bridge this morning.


VIDEO: Student-led art shop opens at Ulster University

Ulster University has opened a new student-led art and design shop, Unique, based in its Belfast campus on York Street which will showcase bespoke pieces of hand-crafted art by a wide range of students and alumni.

Well known makeup artist and fitness fan Jordan Humphries from Lisburn showcases her 'everyday' makeup look.

Popular local makeup artist Jordan Humphries reveals whats in her makeup bag

Well known makeup artist and fitness fan Jordan Humphries from Lisburn, might be renowned for her glamorous makeovers on clients, but she has the confidence to go barefaced for her everyday look, as she explains in our new Makeup Bag challenge:

Lisa McCabe, who originally hails from Enniskillen, may have just turned 29, but she has been in the fashion industry since she was just 17 years old - designing, blogging and creating.

Northern Ireland’s Lisa McCabe talks a decade in fashion and coping with fibromyalgia

Lisa McCabe, who originally hails from Enniskillen, may have just turned 29, but she has been in the fashion industry since she was just 17 years old - designing, blogging and creating.

Kate Aide

Kate Adie announced for Mount Stewart Conversations Festival

BAFTA-winning Kate Adie is among this year’s Mount Stewart Conversations Festival speakers, alongside previously announced Ian Hislop, Rachel Johnson and Rosie Boycott. The group of internationally renowned authors, artists and presenters will each share their experiences, wisdom and advice through a series of talks and panel debates that will take place at the two-day festival on October 14 and 15 at the inspirational grounds of Mount Stewart.

Performer Linda Fearon

Disabled performers to wow with Luminous Soul

Luminous Soul, Northern Ireland’s only contemporary dance programme for people with disabilities, will present a showcase of its members’ work at Crescent Arts Centre on Friday September 29 at 7.30pm as part of the Bounce! disability arts festival.

Thalia Heffernan wears Blue and Grey Poncho: 14.99, Blue Jeans: 9.99 and Black Ankle Boots: 24.99 from the Heidi Klum new A/W range for Lidl.

Heidi Klum collection for Lidl launches in Northern Ireland with stocks selling fast

After much hype, the highly anticipated Esmara by Heidi Klum collection has hit shops in Northern Ireland today (Monday, September 18).

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