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May 21
Women In Tech Organisation TechFoundHer To Host International Film “Show Her The Money” At The MAC

Women in tech organisation TechFoundHer is hosting the showing of an international film highlighting the under investment in women entrepreneurs in Belfast this week. Only 2% venture capital funding goes to women and the LA produced documentary Show Her The Money asks what entrepreneurs and people in positions of influence across the globe can do […]

May 13
Hope 4 ME & Fibro NI Demands Urgent Government Action on ME Specialist Services at Stormont Rally

12.05.24 – World ME Day – Belfast, Northern Ireland By Joan McParland, founder, Hope 4 ME & Fibro NI   Today, the Hope 4 ME & Fibro NI community stood at the historic gates of Stormont united by our shared challenges and hope for a better future.  Ten years ago, in 2014, we rallied here […]

May 13
Lord Mayor Launches Groundbreaking Discover ME Campaign With Virtual Reality Experience

Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor Ryan Murphy has launched the powerful Discover ME campaign which begins on World ME Day. The Discover ME campaign has been organised by the Charity Hope 4 ME & Fibro NI, as part of an ongoing initiative to raise awareness for the medical conditions Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), Fibromyalgia, Long Covid and […]

May 02
Deputy Lord Mayor Encourages Women Entrepreneurs To Attend First TechFoundHer AI Roadshow In Belfast

Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Áine Groogan said Belfast must “support inclusive growth and opportunities in businesses of the future”. She was speaking at the launch of the TechFoundHer AI Roadshow which will be taking place at The MAC, Cathedral Quarter, later this month. The women in tech organisation, set up by Co Down entrepreneur Mairin […]

Apr 18
TechFoundHer Brings AI Roadshow To Belfast

A women in tech organisation set up by Northern Ireland entrepreneur Mairin Murray is set to bring their hugely popular AI Roadshow to Belfast. The roadshow follows on from the success of the recent TechFoundHer Bootcamp in Dublin, a one day innovation summit for female founders. The AI Roadshow taking place at The MAC, Belfast […]

Apr 11
Hundreds Of NI Companies & Experts Set To Attend National Construction Summit In Dublin

Hundreds of construction companies and experts are set to travel to Dublin next week for the annual National Construction Summit at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown. Taking place on Thursday April 18, the event incorporates a comprehensive programme including a wide array of seminars and free workshops, the National Construction Summit, organised by Premier Publishing […]

Apr 08
Banbridge Woman Melissa Irvine Transforms Personal Care Experience into Social Work Passion

“I think small things can have the biggest impact on people” For Melissa Irvine, social work has always been a goal. Even when she temporarily took a different path, she knew she wasn’t where she wanted to be. The 30-year-old from Banbridge knew social work was something she admired following her personal experiences. It was […]

Apr 05
From Retail to Social Work: Tandragee Mum Embarks on Journey to Change Lives

“I just want to make a difference to anyone who is struggling” From a young age Cathy Blevins knew she wanted to become a social worker. In her teenage years she wanted to give back to the community. However, life got in the way, and Cathy missed out on her opportunity to pursue the career […]

Apr 04
Emma Smyth’s Inspiring Career Shift from Deli Counter to Social Worker

“A lot of people who work in social work are here because it is more than a job to them” For Emma Smyth, a social worker wasn’t something she had thought she would be. Her journey to get where she is now happened in a more organic way. It was when she was in school […]

Apr 03
Top 5 belfast taxi app in 2024

In the bustling city of Belfast, finding reliable transportation can sometimes be a challenge. With the rise of technology, however, taxi apps have become a popular choice for many residents and visitors alike. In this blog post, we will delve into the top 5 Belfast taxi apps of 2024, highlighting their key features, user experience, […]