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The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (Nicra) had been formed the year before by a broad coalition – trade unionists, radical socialists, republicans and members of the Northern Irish Labour and Liberal parties – with the same basic aim: to challenge anti-Catholic discrimination in jobs and housing.
"This is a positive and welcome result for the development of industrial apprenticeships in the college, city and region. "If we are to realise our economic potential in this region, as well as becoming a university city, we need to become an apprenticeship city. "This substantial investment and support from the ...

The paper reports that the Education Authority has advised Coleraine College, Dunluce High School and the North Coast Integrated College to address ... say that three electoral areas - Scrabo, Glen and Central - are not receiving as much financial support as other deprived areas in Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland-born composer, musician, singer and producer will receive the award of Doctor of the University at a ceremony at Dublin's Croke ... "I have long admired how the Open University has made higher education accessible to students who might otherwise never have aspired to getting a ...
For instance, one of the planned campuses is in Ballycastle, County Antrim, where Cross and Passion College and Ballycastle High School will move into new ... "Discussions are ongoing with the Northern Ireland Office and HM Treasury on potential future expenditure under the Fresh Start programme, ...
The first observations are planned for 2027, and Queen's University is one of the main organisations behind the project in the UK. The university's Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis said: "Currently we know very little about the Sun. "It gives us light and energy, which are indispensable for life on Earth.

The legacy of the Troubles has clearly impacted and exacerbated this problem, with the post-conflict nature of Northern Irish society throwing up social hurdles for those seeking to enter higher education. Divisions in academic achievement are perhaps unique in Northern Ireland, with class, religion and ...
Northern Ireland has been marking the 20th anniversary of the signing of an agreement which ended decades of violence. The key players of the Good Friday Agreement have appeared together at an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the historic deal at Queen's University. The deal brought divided ...
By way of comparison, in the latest census 62 per cent of households reported relying entirely on oil for heating in Northern Ireland, whereas the percentage for ... After having grown up and attended university in Northern Ireland, my history of renting in different parts of Britain has given me a wide-ranging ...
The inquiry into a reportedly corrupt renewable energy scheme in Northern Ireland that served as one of the factors leading to the current political deadlock ... While Arlene Foster is at Queen's University with Clinton, Blair, et al. marking the Agreement, the RHI inquiry has published her longstanding Spad's ...
Business cases are usually submitted by June to get the pay through in time. Colleges Northern Ireland said the delay was caused by the Department for the Economy not releasing its guidance until December 2017. This has been rejected by the University & College Union, which represents FE lecturers, ...
George Mitchell, who headed the talks that produced the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, said that while challenges remain, "Northern Ireland today is ... Mitchell was attending a conference at Queen's University Belfast alongside Clinton, Blair, former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern and other architects of ...
The research estimates that if violence had continued in Northern Ireland 360 paramilitaries, 680 security forces and 1,350 civilians would have lost their lives. By the time of the Good Friday Agreement more than 3,500 people were dead and at least 50,000 injured as a direct result of the conflict. Despite ...
One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement has said he is sad and angry at how politics in Northern Ireland sits 20 years after the landmark deal. ... George Mitchell and Jonathan Powell during an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, at Queen's University in Belfast.
Under Section 5 of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 [text], healthcare professionals have a duty to report instances of abortions. ... legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Northern Ireland coffee chain Ground Espresso, which has around 30 cafes, is branching out into vending machines in a £200,000 investment. ... of a number of companies originating from the north cost which feature in a book about leadership in small businesses by Ulster University Coleraine provost Dr ...
A new app is aiming to help with the delivery of mental healthcare services in Northern Ireland. Nuala Murphy, chief executive of Moment Health, said the plan for the app was to deliver a mental healthcare service to parents, partners and trusts that would allow them to connect to each other.

A NEW technology apprenticeship leading to a degree has been unveiled by Queen's University Belfast. The four-year technology degree apprenticeship programme has been designed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in partnership with universities. Starting in September 2018, it will give 100 students per ...
And on the border, it was the EU that mitigated them; Northern Ireland remained part of the U.K., satisfying Unionists, while being deeply integrated with the ... Katy Hayward, a political sociologist at Queen's University Belfast, told me the effect is already visible in communities along the border, noting in her ...
The comedian Richard Osman took a swipe at the age of Northern Ireland students taking part in BBC's University Challenge. The first ever University of Ulster team progressed to the quarter-finals of the long-running quiz show on Monday evening. The team of Matt Milliken, Iain Jack, Kate Ritchie and ...
N. Ireland selected ... "I remember him coming back on Friday nights from university with his barber ... Ivy Lambert is one of many people in Northern Ireland who has had to learn ... "He's still that very young fellow, coming home from college and looking a million dollars, that's the way I'll always picture him.
However, it was not adopted by Northern Ireland, where abortions can ... Biomedical Sciences student from Northern Ireland at the University of ...
Northern Ireland-born Harrow teacher who influenced Curtis and Cumberbatch ... After retiring from Harrow in 1996 Morwood moved to Oxford University, ... He became a Fellow, and then Dean of Wadham College, and later ...
I'm in no doubt as to the cultural significance Northern Ireland held for ... Although an undergraduate at University College, Oxford, it was at ...
Their team featured bankers, college students and a gym caretaker. As the ... From their 10 games, Northern Ireland picked up one victory.
The border dividing Ireland and Northern Ireland has been peaceful and ... Cathy Gormley-Heenan is a professor of politics at Ulster University.
The number of women currently imprisoned in Northern Ireland has more ... of Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck College at the University of ...
Dr Tony Rao, from the Royal College of Psychologists, said the ... tug of love" between a 91-year-old widow from Northern Ireland and an ...
Dr Fiona Bloomer, a social policy lecturer at Ulster University, said the guidelines represented significant progress, but lacked a clear ...
The two universities centrally-based in Northern Ireland are responding ... A spokesperson for Queen's University Belfast said it had "received a ...
... this how can I expect other people in Northern Ireland to do this work?" ... Peace Centre, schools, colleges and community and youth groups.
Every year around 1,200 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in Northern Ireland, and around 420 people die from the disease.
Speculation is growing at City Hall that Orla Nic Biorna (19) - who has been a councillor for just a few days - will be nominated by Sinn Fein as ...
... the Starsky and Hutch car make Northern Ireland's papers on Monday. ... the city's university area was sectioned off as searches were carried ...
Maire Thompson, principal of Malone Integrated College, was nominated ... contributor to discussions on education on BBC Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland infrastructure has been hit by "significant" online ... of Stormont departments and delivered a speech at Queen's University.
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) says Northern Ireland's health service is facing catastrophe - and warned that the current political ...
Northern Ireland relies heavily on vets trained in Dublin and restrictions on their work after Brexit could have serious repercussions, it has been ...
All schools in Northern Ireland are to close on Monday due to risks posed by gusts resulting from Hurricane Ophelia. The announcement was ...
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Ryan Tait scored two goals Friday night as Providence College shut out the University of Maine 3-0 in a Hockey East game. The meeting was part of the Friendship Four weekend tournament. The Black Bears (4-7, 3-4) will meet RPI (2-8-3) at 10 a.m. Saturday. RPI fell to ...
Dr Fiona Bloomer, a social policy lecturer at Ulster University, said the guidelines represented significant progress, but lacked a clear ...
Northern Ireland software company partners with Ulster University for ... the knowledge being developed by universities in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland has been without a devolved administration since ... at Dublin City University on Tuesday, could travel to Belfast later that day.
Luckily, four eagle-eyed pupils - Sam Gibson (13), Jack Boyd (13), Amir Bounaja (12) and Jack Mulligan (12) - from Lisneal College spotted the ...
Mr Quinn began his teaching career at St Patrick's College in ... Quinn family and the remains are due to return to Northern Ireland this evening.
Children living in Northern Ireland's poorest areas are six times more ... Academics from Queen's University and the universities of Coventry, ...
The future of Bombardier's Northern Ireland operations looked shakier ... Ulster University senior economist Esmond Birnie said that the period ...
Dr Liz Simpson, from the Psychology Research Institute at Ulster University, will be giving an overview of research into menopause, mid-life ...
Reacting to the news, Garrett Martin, Deputy Director of the Royal College of Nursing in Northern Ireland said there are currently “over 1,500 ...
The Belfast International Arts Festival is Northern Ireland's largest ... environs of the university – a short-walk from a city centre that would soon ...


 

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