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'Game of Thrones' Isn't Even Over but HBO Already Shot a Reunion Special

Hosted by Conan O'Brien for some reason.
River Donaghey
11.29.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Revealed: Britain Spent Thousands Training a Bahraini 'Monster' Cop

A Bahraini police officer who allegedly ordered the assault of top pro-democracy activists on a demonstration was trained in Belfast at taxpayers' expense.
Phil Miller
8.23.18
Nice Song, What's It About?

Talking "Alternative Ulster" With Stiff Little Fingers’ Jake Burns

The vocalist and guitarist of Northern Irish punk legends reflects on their stirring anthem.
Tim Scott
11.15.17
Nice Song, What's It About?

Talking “Teenage Kicks” With The Undertones’ John O’Neill

An examination of one of the greatest punk and power pop singles of all time.
Tim Scott
6.15.17
Features

Belfast's AVA Festival Was an Early-Summer Screamer

The third edition of the event solidified its reputation as a now-essential part of the calendar.
Natalie Davies
6.14.17
Photos

What Might Happen to Belfast's DIY Music Scene After Brexit?

From Girls Names and Fears to venue owners, we caught up with some of the people mulling over creative life in Northern Ireland post-triggering Article 50.
Noisey UK Staff
4.21.17
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Ready Yourself for the Weekend with an Exhilarating Guest Mix from Belfast's Finest, The Night Institute

Northern Ireland's best party for forward-thinking electronic music have turned in a thrilling hour of music.
THUMP Staff
2.24.17
FIGHTLAND

Forecasting UFC Belfast: They Owe The Irish a Good One

The Irish had both their co-main and main event taken from them on short notice last October, so we figured out a way that the UFC could make it up to them when they visit Belfast for the first time since 2007.
Peter Carroll
8.30.16
Stuff

Looking Back on the Unsolved Case of Northern Ireland's Springhill Massacre

Exactly 44 years ago, five people were killed – three of them children – on a west Belfast estate, in what's become known as the area's "forgotten massacre".
Matthew Francey
7.9.16
Features

Space Dimension Controller Takes Us Back in Time on His New Album 'Orange Melamine'

Belfast boy Jack Hamill reflects on his latest record, comprised of music he first composed aged 18.
Josh Baines
6.14.16
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Belfast Boy Jordan's "Strung Out" Gets a Wonky Rework From Adesse Versions

The release marks the first on the producer's new label, Nocturne.
Angus Harrison
4.7.16
my first club

How Phil Kieran Found Refuge From Ireland's Troubles in the Nightclubs of Belfast

"Once you were inside Conor Hall, you felt safe in a strange way."
THUMP Staff
2.26.16
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