The world’s premier destination for ‘Game of Thrones’ fans has finally opened its doors in Banbridge, Northern Ireland. Today, elated fans of HBO’s groundbreaking television program attended the official opening of the attraction and saw series stars Isaac Hempstead Wright (“Bran Stark”), Kristian Nairn (“Hodor”) and Nathalie Emmanuel “Missandei”) toRead More →

The Northern Ireland Under-21 international becomes the U’s second signing on transfer deadline day, following Marcus Browne’s transfer from Middlesbrough. Box-to-box midfielder Smyth joins Dungannon Swifts on a three-and-a-half-year deal. The U have reportedly fended off competition from several clubs to sign him, with National League big spenders Vanarama WrexhamRead More →

Coleraine teenager Bobby Jack McAleese is set to become the latest young star from Northern Ireland to join Nottingham Forest. Highly rated by the Bannsiders, renowned for developing young players, it is understood the 16-year-old midfielder is on his way to the EFL Championship side, who are aiming for promotionRead More →

It won “Best Screenplay” at the Golden Globes this month, is tipped for Oscar glory and finally on Friday Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast hits cinemas in Northern Ireland. he coming-of-age drama set at the start of the Troubles chronicles the life of 9-year-old working-class Buddy and his family caught up inRead More →

Novak Djokovic’s experience in Australia ‘will hurt him for a long time,’ says tennis star’s coach Novak Djokovic’s experience in Australia “will hurt him for a long time” but he is “strong”, his longtime manager has said. The world number one lost his legal battle to stay in the countryRead More →

Coronavirus Entry requirements for Covid certification could be waived at a number of hospitality venues in Northern Ireland, the Prime Minister has said. Paul Givan said that while he would fully support scrapping compulsory certification, he expected a majority of ministers in the Power-Sharing Administration to back proposals to keepRead More →

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss Liz Truss says the European Union has a ‘clear responsibility’ to fix the problems caused by Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit deal as she prepares for her first face-to-face talks with Maros Sefcovic . The Foreign Secretary, who assumed responsibility for the negotiations after Lord Frost resigned, willRead More →

A recent Royal Mail trend of letters being correctly (and surprisingly) delivered to recipients using only their descriptions without an address, has left many people wondering; “How would I be described if a letter reached me this way?” “ o, at the Belfast Telegraph, we did just that, and askedRead More →

Here are the news headlines from across Northern Ireland. Stay with us for live updates and all the latest developments throughout the day. Former IRA-led Republican ex-convict organization asks for money for NI’s centenary A community organization that provides services to ex-Republican prisoners has applied for a grant from theRead More →

PSNI Northern Ireland has seen a significant drop in the number of registered bombings in 2021, according to the latest security statistics. Fewer shootings and punitive attacks were also recorded by police, but there was one more punitive shooting in 2021 than in 2020. The latest figures compiled by theRead More →

Northern Ireland’s film and television industry continues to grow, with Netflix and Paramount among the latest US studios to bring projects to the region. While Line Of Duty and Bloodlands were some of the highlights of 2021, Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast and the third and final season of Derry Girls areRead More →

Northern Ireland’s film and television industry is thriving despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, with several new projects being produced in the region. The national agency Northern Ireland Screen has called 2021 “another big year” for the region. Northern Ireland continued to attract major US studios to film inRead More →