Wild Belfast tells the fascinating story of the wild creatures and plants that live within the urban environment of Northern Ireland's capital. It takes the reader on a safari around Greater Belfast - from the inner city and domestic gardens through parks, meadows, wetlands, woodlands and coastal areas.
Tells the story of Belfast and its people in the twentieth century. This volume contains nineteen essays that record the highs and lows of a century of seismic change in Belfast's history. It charts the evolution and development of Belfast - from politics and governance to education and health, planning and architecture, and more.
In this wonderful collection of stories by some of Ireland's finest writers, including Carleton, Yeats and Lady Wilde, a legion of fairy folk - leprechauns, giants, witches and mermaids - help, hinder, charm and terrify their mortal neighbours.
Author, journalist and broadcaster Sam Hanna Bell fought tirelessly to establish, promote and protect the unique cultural and literary identity of Northern Ireland. This book affirms Bell's importance in the creative and cultural life of Northern Ireland.
On 2 April 1912, Titanic left Belfast for the last time, sailing from the Harland and Wolff shipyard to Southampton. Just under two weeks later, the ship plunged through two miles of freezing water to the ocean floor, and more than 1,500 people lost their lives.