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PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI becomes verified signatory of international code of principles

PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI becomes verified signatory of international code of principles
by Northern Ireland Foundation
17 April 2017

FactCheckNI joins an evermore important list of fact-checking organisations around the world that are being acknowledged for maintaining a high universal standard, by adhering to a code of principles from the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN).

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Heritage for regeneration: A walking tour of North Belfast Cultural Corridor @ImagineBelfast

Heritage for regeneration: A walking tour of North Belfast Cultural Corridor
by Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation
22 March 2017

As part of the Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics, participants walked along the North Belfast ‘Cultural Corridor’, ending up at Ulster University for a brief seminar on the potential of community-led regeneration utilising local architectural heritage.

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Together in Pieces: Murals not for pretty colours but conflict transformation @ImagineBelfast

Together in Pieces: Murals not for pretty colours but conflict transformation
By Eilish BOSCHERT for Northern Ireland Foundation
25 March 2017

Filmmakers Eileen Walsh and David Dryden showcased their short, documentary film Together in Pieces at the historic Sunflower Pub on 25th March as part of the third annual Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

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Are we living in a post-truth democracy? @ImagineBelfast

‘Are We Living in a Post-Truth Democracy?’
A #DemocracyDay talk by Bill ADAIR at the Imagine Belfast Festival
by Eilish BOSCHERT for Northern Ireland Foundation
24 March 2017

Hosted by FactCheck NI as part of Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics, Bill Adair presented his lecture ‘Are We Living in a Post-Truth Democracy?’ at the Conor Lecture Theatre at Ulster University on Friday, March 24th.

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PRESS STATEMENT: Janice Beggs is “Local Campaigner of the Year” at Sheila McKechnie Awards

Janice Beggs is “Local Campaigner of the Year” at Sheila McKechnie Awards
PRESS STATEMENT: Northern Ireland Foundation
23 March 2017

Today, Thursday the 23rd of March, Janice Beggs was presented the award of “Local Campaigner of the Year” at the Sheila McKechnie Awards, for her sterling work on the “Carnegie Oldpark Project”, at an event in London, in the House of Lords.

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Le incertezze del’Irlanda del Nord (Swiss Radio RSI)

Le incertezze del’Irlanda del Nord (Swiss Radio RSI)
2 March 2017

Lorenzo AMUSO reported from Belfast for Swiss Radio RSI, on the impending 2017 elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly. He interviewed Allan LEONARD (Northern Ireland Foundation), Alan MEBAN (@alaninbelfast), John McCORRY (North Belfast Partnership), and Brian FEENEY (St Mary’s College).