Photo of the day – Puppy Love…

Here is a photo to melt the heart of even the most cynical slugger commenter. Rodney Harrison took this lovely photo last Sunday on the East Strand in Portrush. Brian O'NeillI help keep the good ship Slugger afloat by managing the business and techy stuff.

Photo of the day – The Duke of York Bar

This is a new feature from Slugger where we will be showcasing the best in local photography.  This is a lovely photo of one of Belfast’s most famous watering holes. Gerry Adams once pulled pints here as a barman, and many a journalist, student and politicians have propped up the bar over the years. The owner Willie Jack made it through the bad times and now he is getting his reward, the place is rammed every weekend. Willie has expanded his …

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New feature highlight: Subscribe to Slugger by email

One of the features we added to the site in the recent revamp is you can now subscribe to Slugger by email. To use this feature just add your email address to the subscribe box on the right side:     Once registered we will email you every time a new post is put on Slugger. We email you the full content of the post so it is very useful for catching up with the site when you have a few …

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Welcome to the new Slugger website!

Hi folks, I have been working with Mick to revamp the site. Don’t panic: we have kept the general look and feel of the site. The changes are mostly under the bonnet. New features include: Responsive design: the site will now scale to your screen, so you can now easily read slugger on your mobile. New comments system: the old system was getting extremely difficult to manage, so we have switched over to disqus to power the comments. Disqus has …

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