JUST heard that the last Northern Ireland match against Finland had a 23% viewing figure (not sure if that’s the peak figure or not). A quarter of all NI viewers for an away game is pretty impressive. Meanwhile, Derry City are pondering where their big UEFA game is going to be, although NI’s ground seems unlikely to be the venue (although Steven Beacom remains optimistic). Candystripes chief exec Jim Roddy said: “You would have the issue of going to Windsor Park and asking the people in the Village area around Windsor Park to accept the flying of the flag of the national association, which would be the (Irish) tricolour.”
Living History 1968-74
A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.
Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…