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Sean Connery: I will miss Sir Roger Moore

Sir Sean Connery has paid tribute to fellow James Bond star Sir Roger Moore following his death aged 89.

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Sir Roger Moore

Actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

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A young Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley’s private jet goes under hammer

A plane once owned by Elvis Presley is going under the hammer after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years.

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Shane Gibson as Brandon Stark

Watch: Northern Ireland film makers’ Game of Thrones prequel closing in on 100,000 views

Two independent film makers from Northern Ireland have expressed their love of Game of Thrones by making their own addition to the story.

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Visiting Belfast for the first time ever, stars from Backstage, McKenzie Small, Josh Bogert and Aviva will perform brand new music from their debut EPs.

Disney Channel and Girl Talk partner up for huge Belfast concert

Fan favourite television stars from The Next Step, Disney The Lodge and Backstage have announced they are coming to Belfast.

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Local whiskey lovers are in for a treat as a series of unique events will take place across Northern Ireland in the run up to World Whisky Day and beyond.

Top events to celebrate World Whiskey Day in Northern Ireland

Local whiskey lovers are in for a treat as a series of unique events will take place across Northern Ireland in the run up to World Whisky Day, Saturday May 20 and beyond.

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Yellow Door catering

The rise of alternative wedding catering in Northern Ireland

Wedding season is officially in full swing, and as one of the most high profile events is set to take place this weekend in the form of Pippa Middleton’s big day, we got the lowdown from husband and wife duo Ed and Rachael Lindsay, leading wedding designers based in Northern Ireland who together manage the unique fairytale Northern Ireland setting of Finnebrogue Woods.

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ROMANCE IS MUSIC TO NI FESTIVAL GOERS EARS&Festival goers Anna Henry and Taylor Kirk arent ruling out romance at one of this summers festivals following the results of a survey by Boost which found that 62% of NI music lovers admitted they would be up for finding romance at a festival. To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, which is the perfect accompaniment to festivals, the leading drinks company asked the NI public to tell them their favourite things about the hottest summer music events.

NI Festival lovers say they are open to romance

To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, leading drinks company Boost carried out a survey to find out the festival favourites of Northern Ireland’s music lovers.

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The famous Iron Throne from TV series, 'Game of Thrones'.

Take your seat on the Iron Throne

Fans of television series, 'Game of Thrones', will be able to sit on the famous Iron Throne when it comes to CastleCourt Shopping Centre next month.

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Dress for the job you want (not the one you have)

Dress to impress: interview style advice for women

Although a catwalk-inspired outfit won’t necessarily be the sole reason you land your dream job, it’ll certainly make a great first impression.

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There are thousands of secret codes.

How to unlock 76,000 SECRET Netflix categories to find new films and TV shows

There are ‘secret’ Netflix codes to help you unlock niche categories – and there are reported to be more than 76,000 of these “micro-genres”.

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Shane Filan shares the love

Shane Filan shares the love

Hot off the back of announcing his new album Love Always, Shane Filan has also announced a major tour for later this year, including a return to Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on October 22.

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Anthony Toner to play the Real Music Club

Anthony Toner to play the Real Music Club

The Real Music Club at the Braid will be welcoming singer-songwriter Anthony Toner to Ballymena this month.

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Waterfront Christmas

Waterfront Christmas

Sleeping Beauty has been unveiled as Belfast Waterfront’s pantomime for 2017, while The Music Box - Belfast’s biggest Christmas show - returns by popular demand with an all-new production.

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Neil Diamond celebrates 50th anniversary

Neil Diamond celebrates 50th anniversary

Due to outstanding demand, musical icon, Grammy award winner, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member Neil Diamond will be extending his 50th anniversary tour to include a date at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Sunday October 8.

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The launch of the Belfast City Blues Festival 2017 at the Dirty Onion on Thursday May 11.
From left are Lee Hedley (performer), Davy Watson (performer), Karen Sheals-Hoy from American Holidays, the Rev Doc (performer), Deputy Lord Mayor Mary Ellen Crawford, Linda McLaughlin (performer), Stephen Rafferty (performer) and at the front Mervyn Crawford (performer).
Photo by Tony Murray for Excalibur Press/Belfast City Blues Festival

For more info contact Tina Calder tina@excaliburpress.co.uk | 07982628911


The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.
 
Now in its 9th year, it�"s one of the biggest blues festivals in Ireland and Northern Ireland and is the widest reaching music festival in Belfast. With it's loyal following The Belfast City Blues Festival, sponsored by American Holidays draws crowds from far and wide.
For more information, festival listings and tickets log onto www.belfastcityblues.com or connect with the Belfast City Blues Festival official F

Belfast gets the blues with the launch of City Festival

The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.

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The Beach Boys current line-up featuring founder member Mike Love and long-time member Bruce Johnston (front row)

Beach Boy Bruce can trace his roots back to Armagh

Beach Boy Bruce Johnston has revealed his family ties to Co Armagh ahead of the band’s show in the SSE Arena tomorrow night.

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George Best

WATCH: New 'moving' George Best film set to air on BBC

New insights into the life and career of football genius George Best are to be screened by the BBC in a 'moving' film documentary.

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The new season will be on ITV.

NI contestants wanted for new series of Ninja Warrior UK

The makers of television programme, Ninja Warrior UK, are on the look out for anyone from Northern Ireland who wants to be a contestant on the show.

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Charlie Hunnam IS King Arthur.

Cinema AND TRAILER: An old legend gets a new spin but it’s all about the ‘rhythm’...

After much hype, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur is set for release. The director, and leading man Charlie Hunnam, talk to Susan Griffin about rules, rebelling and finding one’s rhythm
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