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Comic Heroes

Monday, June 27, 2016
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Beyond the Headlines

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Beyond the Headlines

The story of young people from Clonard and Lisburn encountering the experiences of asylum seekers living in B...

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Second Chances

Friday, February 5, 2016
Second Chances

“This place has changed me, it’s helped me become a better person.” The words of one young barista who’s taken up a job in a Belfast coffee shop with a difference. The Thinking Cup on the Lisburn Road isn’t just focussed on serving up hot...

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New Beats

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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My Peace

Sunday, September 27, 2015
My Peace

If someone had told me a year & a half ago I would be standing in Belfast City Hall telling my story as part of International Peace Day, I would have laughed. I honestly never thought that could happen. My name’s Pearse: I’m an 18...

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A Belfast Welcome

Friday, September 4, 2015
A Belfast Welcome

My name is Bethany, I’m 9 years old & this is part of my Belfast story… Before I was fully aware of hate crime and racism – I did stuff with charities at home and at school. We did things like give away un-wanted toys,...

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Seeking Hope & Asylum

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Seeking Hope & Asylum

Stanley Phiri wants Belfast to be home.  He’s a young Zimbabwean seeking asylum here, after having to leave his home country two years ago. Life in Belfast for him has been a patchwork experience.  There’s been kindness & ugliness – chances to enjoy community &...

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Fear to Friendship

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Fear to Friendship

This is the story of a group of Belfast teenagers & Zimbabwean asylum seekers & their journey from fear to friendship. It’s the story of suspicious questions, tentative first conversations, light-bulb moments & searingly honest stories.  This is the story of Intercultural Diaries… “When I...

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Nettle Patch

Friday, July 4, 2014
Nettle Patch

When I was 6 years old my Granda – Fred as I called him always – took me potato picking, writes Luke Williams. My great grandfather had a potato patch and I had the privilege of picking them; possibly for the last time ever but...

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Here’s to 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Here’s to 2014

2013 started off in a cell for me. A cell I wasn’t sure how I got into, and one I did not know how to get out of, writes Emma Wood. One I had put myself in, but never intended to. This cell was dark....

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