William Drennan: died 200 years ago on February 5th

The phrase “the Emerald Isle” to describe Ireland is well known but what may not be as well known is that the man who is credited with first using the(...)

The foyer of the new Titanic Hotel, Belfast. The hotel  has been designed to reflect its shipping past, as the headquarters of Harland & Wolff ship builders. Photograph: Press Eye/Darren Kidd

The Harland and Wolff headquarters in Belfast will begin a new chapter in history this weekend with the opening of Belfast’s newest luxury hotel, Tita(...)

Nomadic Charitable Trust chairman Denis Rooney alongside the SS Nomadic in Belfast, where it has been opened to the public following a £9 million refurbishment. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Gerry MoriartyNorthern EditorThe Titanic is the ill-fated boat that just keeps giving to Belfast as another Titanic-themed visitor centre opened to th(...)