Northern Ireland: News - October 2017

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GEORGIAN FESTIVAL TURNS BACK THE CLOCK IN ARMAGH

31st October 2017

The mists of time will descend on Armagh on the last weekend in November for a celebration of the city's glorious and historic past for the annual Georgian Festival. A packed schedule of unique events for history buffs, tourists, families and foodies alike, will provide unforgettable days across...

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Chris Riddell visits Belfast pupils to encourage doodling, drawing and visits to school libraries

29th October 2017

Chris Riddell, author, illustrator and the former Waterstones Children’s Laureate paid a visit to pupils in East Belfast as part of the BookTrust NI author tour to help inspire a love of reading amongst local primary school students. Riddell, the author of the Goth Girl series, shared stories,...

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Perfect Chemistry for Belfast Harbour & Science Starz

26th October 2017

Belfast Harbour has partnered with Science Starz in a bid to interest local children in science-based subjects with a view to inspiring Northern Ireland’s scientists, technicians, engineers and mathematicians of the future. The joint enterprise sees Belfast Harbour sponsor a number of Science...

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Hop on your broomstick and fly on over to Boo at the Zoo!

20th October 2017

If Halloween is coming and you don’t know what to do, head on over to Boo at the Zoo!   Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and hop on your broomstick for a FANG-tastic day of fiendish fun for you and your ‘little monsters’ on Saturday 28 October 2017!   Your...

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CITY AIRPORT SUPPORTS NEW ECO PLAYGROUND AT BANGOR PRIMARY SCHOOL

16th October 2017

George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund helps fund new facility at St. Comgall’s Primary School, Bangor   Pupils at a Bangor Primary School are celebrating with the arrival of their new eco garden, thanks to support from George Best Belfast City Airport.   The...

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ASPIRING ENGINEERS FROM NORTHERN IRELAND WANTED FOR UK’S LARGEST ROCKET COMPETITION

12th October 2017

Northern Ireland's top students are being called upon to reach for the stars and compete in the UK's largest youth rocket competition. Students aged 11 – 18 are invited to enter the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC), with the national champions going forward to take on the USA, France...

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