an exhibition of which Belfast can be very proud

The story that is told by the exhibition that I was visiting this afternoon is one that has been told many times before. It one which is drawing great crowds of visitors to Belfast – it is a story of great success but also of great tragedy.

The exhibition is that in the Titanic Belfast centre in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast. The centre looks out on the slipways where RMS Titanic and her sister ship RMS Olympic were built.  Continue reading “an exhibition of which Belfast can be very proud”

Your wee country needs you – to stand up for human rights.

Later this evening, the Northern Ireland football team will play their Russian counterparts at Windsor Park. Nothing particularly strange with this, it is a game that was put off from earlier in the year in March, when we had lots of snow. What is crossing my mind is how many Northern Ireland fans could show their support for tolerance and human rights by going with rainbow flags, or wearing something rainbow coloured to brighten up the home team’s support? Why should we do this? The simple reason is here in Northern Ireland we benefit from basic human rights that are … Continue reading Your wee country needs you – to stand up for human rights.