Towards a Belfast Festival of History

There is a growing sentiment among those engaged in Belfast’s history that the city should establish its own festival. The success of such an endeavour lays on the active support and participation of the public.

The Stories Behind Belfast’s Street Names

Since 2020, Martin Magill has been researching the fascinating stories behind Belfast’s street names, uncovering a wealth of information about 2,000 street names, revealing the people and the historical events that have shaped the city.

The Linen Hall: Belfast’s Home of Poetry

The Linen Hall Library has been always known as the home of poetry in Belfast, holding some of the most significant works of local poetry, from the historic works of Robert Burns to Belfast poets Louis MacNeice and John Hewitt.