Festival line-up aims to help people ‘Rethink Maths’ The annual festival of maths returns from October 10 -18 with a range of largely virtual / online events and is set to attract participation by schools and people all over the island. This year’s event is backed by Irish Ladies HockeyRead More →

MAYOR ACCEPTS DECORATIVE BANNER IN OFFICIAL PRESENTATION HONOURING BALLYCASTLE’S ROLE IN HARRY POTTER COMPANION ‘QUIDDITCH THROUGH THE AGES’ Ballycastle was recognised as an Honorary Quidditch Town this week in celebration of the new book, Quidditch Through The Ages Illustrated Edition, an essential companion to the Harry Potter series and guideRead More →

For the ultimate showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion, M&S have created this decadent chocolate trifle topped with their brand-new mini Colin faces. Ingredients 6 slices of leftover (if you have any!) Colin the Caterpillar cake, each roughly 1 inch thick 1 x 500g tub chilled custard 300g milk chocolate, brokenRead More →

The StopCOVID NI app is now available to 11-17-year-olds – in an important boost for the fight against Covid-19. Health Minister Robin Swann has predicted that “teenage clicks” will help take downloads for the app over the half million mark. The current total for downloads is close to 400,000. TheRead More →

Details of a major programme aimed at addressing the impact of Covid-19 on children’s learning have been outlined by Education Minister, Peter Weir today. The funding, agreed by the Executive in June 2020, will enable all primary and post primary schools to provide additional teaching support for pupils, particularly thoseRead More →

First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill have given a public address tonight (Tuesday 22 September) on the Covid-19 pandemic: The First Minister Arlene Foster said: Good evening. We have just had a sobering assessment from the Prime Minister of the choices we face as a nation. As we areRead More →

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced the opening of a £1million fund to assist with the safe return to sport. The Covid-19 Safe Sports Packs fund, which will be administered by SportNI, will be used for equipment to help clubs ensure a safe return to sport for children, participants, coaches, volunteersRead More →

The 31st Cinemagic International Film Festival for Young People will present a month-long programme of unmissable online opportunities for children, families, young adults and young filmmakers. The Festival will offer a small series of in-cinema film screenings in support of #BackToCinemaNI to encourage audiences back to the ‘big screen’ experience inRead More →