Tánaiste Simon Coveney at the Remembrance Service at Belfast City Hall on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice  Photograph: Matt Mackey/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Tánaiste has spoken of the importance of attending a remembrance ceremony in Belfast marking the centenary of the end of the first World War. A s(...)

Lancashire-born artist Neil Shawcross has gifted his complete “Writers of Belfast” collection to Belfast City Council in appreciation of his “home” city.

An exhibition of paintings by Neil Shawcross that pays tribute to Belfast’s leading novelists, playwrights, poets and musicians has opened at the Andr(...)

Belfast man Robert McCartney, who was murdered in 2005, with his partner Bridgeen Hagans. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, Councillor Deirdre Hargey became Sinn Féin’s first female Lord Mayor of Belfast. The inauguration ceremony, during which the previous incu(...)

The Titanic Quarter in Belfast: one of the ambitions for the city’s bike scheme is to create a stronger network between Belfast’s traditional city centre business district and new emerging business areas such as Titanic Quarter. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

New York has 6,000; London has an estimated 8,000; while Dublin shortly plans to have 1,500 in operation. Belfast at the moment has zero. So what is i(...)