Entertainment

  • Co Armagh teenagers cover Catfish and the Bottlemen tune

    on Feb 5, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, In Your Area, Lurgan, Portadown • with No Comments

    Co Armagh teenagers cover Catfish and the Bottlemen tune

    Two Armagh students performed this cover of Hourglass by Welsh rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen. Jack Leeman, 17 from Portadown and friend Brenna Goff, 16, from Lurgan are music technology students at the Southern Regional College in Armagh. Jack told Armagh I they chose the song because it means so much to both of them. Good luck to Jack and Brenna as they progress with their music. Check out Jack’s Facebook page by clicking here and you can find more of Brenna’s music right here. Read more news: Reports of attempted child abduction near Co

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  • American country duo video most Irish thing ever at Armagh City Hotel

    on Feb 1, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, In Your Area, News, Video • with No Comments

    American country duo video most Irish thing ever at Armagh City Hotel

    Ahead of their own two night stint later this week American country duo The Bellamy Brothers were enjoying Phil Mac perform live on stage at the Armagh City Hotel tonight (Tuesday). The brothers were in a packed audience before they headline their own shows on Wednesday and Thursday night. And they were enjoying themselves, mingling with the good folk of Armagh. They even wanted to prove to their American following that they knew a man who could drink a pint of Guinness while standing on his head. Only in Ireland. And that friend (still unidentified) duly obliged

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  • New York’s iconic Broadway beckons for Armagh director Paul McEneaney

    on Jan 28, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, Featured, In Your Area, News • with No Comments

    New York’s iconic Broadway beckons for Armagh director Paul McEneaney

    An Armagh man is counting down the weeks to a directorial dream for a Broadway stage! Paul Bosco McEneaney is the founder of Cahoots NI. And the award-winning company will join forces this spring with the Lyric Theatre to present ‘Nivelli’s War’ in Belfast and in New York – on 42nd Street in the iconic Times Square. Set at the end of World War II, ‘Nivelli’s War’ is based on a true, heart-warming story of an incredible journey and an unlikely friendship. Starring Dan Gordon, it is told through a blend of theatre, magic, illusion

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  • Watch: Armagh teenager’s fantastic cover of Ed Sheeran’s Castle on the Hill

    on Jan 21, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, In Your Area, News, Video • with No Comments

    Watch: Armagh teenager’s fantastic cover of Ed Sheeran’s Castle on the Hill

    This is just fantastic from this Armagh teenager. Aspiring musician, James Wood (17) has covered Ed Sheeran’s Castle on the Hill. Well worth a listen, like and a share. Enjoy! And here’s Ed Sheeran’s cover for good measure&#

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  • Crystal Maze looking Armagh teams for new series

    on Jan 19, 17 • in Entertainment, News • with No Comments

    Crystal Maze looking Armagh teams for new series

    Do you fancy taking part in the new version of The Crystal Maze. Channel 4 are looking contestants from across the UK and why not get county Armagh represented! The original game-show aired between February 1990 and August 1995 before it was revived by Channel 4 for a one-off celebrity edition in October 2016. A full series has been commissioned to air in 2017. The closing date for applications is the 1st March 2017. Should you be successful,m the company will contact you…obviously. If not, you’ll hear nada. Firstly you need to gather a team

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  • Co Armagh man makes semi-final of Ninja Warrior UK

    on Jan 15, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, Featured, In Your Area, News • with No Comments

    Co Armagh man makes semi-final of Ninja Warrior UK

    A county Armagh man has made the semi-final of ITV gameshow Ninja Warrior UK. American-born CJ Jones, who now lives with his wife in Richhill, appeared on the Saturday night prime-time TV show last night — and didn’t he do brilliantly! Ninja Warrior UK is the British version of the Japanese assault course game show Sasuke. And CJ will be back on our screens early next month where he’ll be looking to replicate his performance, beating the course with two and a half minutes remaining. Speaking to Armagh I, CJ explained why he decided to take on

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  • Co Armagh woman’s brilliant cover of James Arthur’s ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’

    on Jan 13, 17 • in Banbridge, Entertainment, In Your Area, News, Video • with No Comments

    Co Armagh woman’s brilliant cover of James Arthur’s ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’

    A county Armagh woman has covered James’s Arthur’s latest hit Song ‘Say You Won’t Let go’ and it’s fantastic. Richhill’s Alice Millar — formerly of Banbridge way — showcased her talents by uploading this fantastic cover during the week. The James Arthur fan (we assume) covered his latest song ‘Say You Won’t Let Me Go’ from the comfort of her bedroom, with guitar in tow. Her unique voice really gives this song an extra dimension, taking nothing away from the former X-Factor winner of course. Arthur released ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ in September 2016 as

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  • Hit show in call for Armagh couples planning to tie the knot in 2017

    on Jan 11, 17 • in Armagh, Entertainment, In Your Area, News • with No Comments

    Hit show in call for Armagh couples planning to tie the knot in 2017

    Armagh couples planning their big day this year are being invited to apply for the hit TV show ‘Don’t Tell the Bride’. The programme – which is broadcast on Sky 1 – offers £14,000 to allow the happy couple the wedding – hopefully! – of their dreams. Produced by Renegade Pictures, the call has gone out for locals to apply for the new series. Are you brave enough to show off your nuptials to an audience of millions? There is a catch – well, there always is, isn’t there? The bride will have to put

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  • How to get 19 days off in a row by booking just nine days holidays

    on Jan 11, 17 • in Entertainment, News • with No Comments

    How to get 19 days off in a row by booking just nine days holidays

    Sometimes when it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. However, there’s a simple hack for those of you that work particularly in an office environment, to get 19 days off in a row by using just nine days of holidays. And it comes down to how the bank holidays fall around Easter in 2017. Good Friday is on April 14 and Easter Monday on April 17, followed by May Bank Holiday on May 1. So if Thursday, April 13 is your last day in work and you book holidays until Tuesday, May 2,

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  • Banbridge’s famous Coach complex seeks approval for a new roof-top bar!

    on Jan 8, 17 • in Banbridge, business, Entertainment, Featured, In Your Area, News • with No Comments

    Banbridge’s famous Coach complex seeks approval for a new roof-top bar!

    One of Northern Ireland’s leading entertainment venues could be in line for a further welcome investment in 2017. The Coach complex – at Church Square in Banbridge – is already home to a thriving nightclub, bar and grill. And now the owners hope to add an additional bar – on the roof! The Coach has been for many years a leading port of call for revellers from all over and is now recognised as the oldest nightclub in the north. It was taken over by Osiris in the summer of 2014 and has never looked

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