Great Place/ Great People: John Hewitt

Great Place/ Great People: John Hewitt

John Hewitt Hewitt was a poet and political radical born in Cliftonpark Avenue, North Belfast in 1907. As a student at Methodist College Belfast, Hewitt expressed a keen interest in poetry from an early age. Aged 17, in 1924, Hewitt is thought to have written more...
Student Volunteer Week 2022

Student Volunteer Week 2022

‘A Street Through Time’: Clifton Street North Belfast is an often neglected area of the city, divided by the WestLink road and greatly troubled by the 20th-century sectarian conflict. As such, its streets have been subject to great change. Great Place...
Look North: The North Belfast Festival

Look North: The North Belfast Festival

Look North: The North Belfast Festival 2022 We’re very excited to announce that something exciting is coming in 2022! We are all guilty of overlooking what’s right on our doorstep, but it’s about time we celebrated North Belfast! This debut festival is a...
Betty McElnea on Frederick Street Quakers

Betty McElnea on Frederick Street Quakers

Betty McElnea, who is originally from Newry, moved to Belfast whenever she was 18.  Betty is part of the 1500 strong Quaker community in Ireland, joining in her early adult life. Betty McElnea Interview (Long edit) Betty McElnea Interview (Short...
Ian Whoriskey on St Patrick’s Church

Ian Whoriskey on St Patrick’s Church

Ian Whoriskey was born in April 1945, and baptised at St Patricks a few days later. He has attended the Church ever since, and is now a Sacristan, with a responsibility for opening the church and helping with mass, weddings and funerals. Ian Whoriskey Interview (Long...