Live blogging launch event.

We launch Slugger O’Toole’s ‘live blogging’ of the 2005 election with a press panel event at the Institute of Governance at Queens next week. Rather than hear the politicians again, we’re bringing together some of Northern Ireland’s top political correspondents and commentators to give their views on what they see as the significant issues. Then we’ll take questions from the floor! I’ll be in the chair.

The panel includes writers whose work appears regularly on Slugger: Dan McGinn (Ireland Political Editor PA), Chris Thornton (Belfast Telegraph), Brian Feeney (Irish News) and Alex Kane (The Newsletter).

If we can get the technology to work, we also hope to blog ‘live’ from the Institute. Afterwards, all are invited to a glass of wine and some nibbles and to hang around and chat for a while.

Where:

Institute of Governance, Public Policy and Social Research, Queens University, 63 University Road, Belfast.

When:

Wednesday 27th April at 7.30pm

Booking:

Admission is free, but seats are limited.

You can reserve a place by emailing Mick at the address above!

  • andy

    This is totally unconnected to this comment but does anyone know if there is going to be any more folks on the hill episodes?

    Once again apologies to irrelevance of the above story.

  • queens_unionist

    don think il be able to attend…il be on the campaign trial!!
    canvass canvass canvass even though it sounds a top night

  • crat

    You are spending those donations on free wine for whiners? Shame.

  • Mick

    Crat, not if I can find a donor!

  • Chris Gaskin

    I would love to attend it Mick, it will make for an interesting day all round 😉

  • Davros

    I would love to attend it Mick, it will make for an interesting day all round 😉

    There goes the neighbourhood LOL
    (Only Kidding! )

  • Chris Gaskin

    LOL, still shit stiring I see 😉

  • Davros

    I have a talent, would be a shame to waste it LOL

  • Art MacErc

    Davros, Chris

    I can interpret most acronyms on this site but what on earth is “LOL” (I presume it is not “Loyal Orange Lodge”?)

  • Davros

    Laughs, or Laughing, out Loud when I use it Art 🙂

    Not sure about Chris though 😉 The bowler beckons !

  • exBangorBoy

    LOL = laughing out loud (or laugh out loud)

    Also LMAO = laughing my ass off (more a North American term, I think)

    >>(I presume it is not “Loyal Orange Lodge”?)

    Presumably not if Mr Gaskin has anything to do with it! 😉

  • Chris Gaskin

    Oh Davros, that Unionist that you try and hide is starting to show 😉

  • Art MacErc

    Davros, eBB

    Much obliged

  • Davros

    Bíonn caora dhubh ar an tréad is gile 😉

  • Chris Gaskin

    Bíonn an fhírinne searbh

    Is minic a bhris beál duine a shrón 😉

  • Davros

    LOL Chris – tell me about it 😉

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