17/08/2018

40 New Jobs Announced At Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast has announced the creation of 40 new jobs "ahead of a busy event season".
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The tourist attraction and event centre is seeking "five-star hospitality staff to join our world-class team and deliver these high profile events".

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17 August 2018
40 New Jobs Announced At Titanic Belfast
Titanic Belfast has announced the creation of 40 new jobs "ahead of a busy event season". The tourist attraction and event centre is seeking "five-star hospitality staff to join our world-class team and deliver these high profile events".
17 August 2018
Presbyterian Church Leader To Attend State Reception For Pope
The head of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Reverend Charles McMullen, is to attend the State reception for Pope Francis in Dublin Castle next week. The Presbyterian Moderator has accepted an invitation from the Irish Government to attend the event on Saturday, 25 August.
17 August 2018
Concerns Raised Over Planned PowerNI Price Increase
Concerns have been raised over plans by PowerNI to increase its electricity prices by 14%. On Thursday 16 August, the firm announced the rise will come into effect on 01 October and blamed fluctuating world fuel prices for the change.
17 August 2018
Man And Woman Arrested In Connection With Drugs Offences
A man and a woman have both been arrested in connection with a number of drugs offences in north Belfast. The suspects, aged 46 and 51, were detained by officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force following two planned searches of houses in the Glencairn area on Thursday night, 16 August.
17 August 2018
NIHE Seek Retraction Of DUP Related Irish News Story
The DUP have responded to claims that one of their MLA's "enquired about a house in north Belfast" a week prior to it becoming vacant.
17 August 2018
Man Arrested In Paramilitary Crime Task Force Operation
A 28-year-old man has been arrested as part of a search and arrest operation in Ards and North Down on Thursday, 16 August. Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force today supported the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and conducted the operation last night as part of an ongoing investigation into criminality linked to the East Belfast UVF.
17 August 2018
Students Encouraged To 'Explore All Their Options'
Students in Northern Ireland have been urged to "explore all their options" after receiving their A- and AS-level results this week. Making the call, Sinn Féin's Further and Higher Education Spokesperson, Caoimhe Archibald, said: "Firstly, congratulations to everyone who has their received results in A Levels or other courses.
17 August 2018
Other News In Brief
Drop In Homeownership For People Aged Between 18 - 34 New figures have revealed a in drop home ownership for people aged between 18 – 34 in Northern Ireland.
16 August 2018
DUP Questioned Over Email Connected To Intimidation
The DUP have been questioned after it was discovered one of their MLA's emailed the Housing Executive (HE) enquiring about a property in north Belfast "a week before it became empty".
16 August 2018
Burning Names Of Murder Victims Condemned As 'Hate Crime'
The names of murdered policemen and prison officers, poppy wreaths and union flags have been burnt on a bonfire in the Bogside area of L'Derry. The names of Ronan Kerr, David Black, Stephen Carroll and Adrian Ismay – who were all killed by dissident republicans – were painted on boards that were placed in the bonfire.