Oh Happy Belfast….

It may be wet and overcast (though I’m told the weather was great last week – aye, right!), but according to Catherine Morrison in today’s Irish News, Belfast has some of the happiest citizens in these islands… (subs needed)

…residents of Ireland’s second city are more optimistic than people anywhere in Britain. Despite the city’s troubled history and reputation for bad news, 94 per cent of its residents said they were “hopeful” about tomorrow, beating 31 British cities to the top of a poll.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty