Video of legendary poet Heaney at Boa Island emerges

FOOTAGE has emerged of a short film made on Boa Island by legendary poet, Seamus Heaney. The clip dates back to 1972 and was shown on the BBC. The footage was released last week on the 10th anniversary of Heaney’s death. Although not the sunniest of days, the dark weather adds to the drama of […]

Abigail is set to feature in ‘Hope Street’

FILMING has concluded for the latest series of BBC drama series ‘Hope Street’ and one of it’s new stars ‘cannot wait’ for the investigative crime programme to hit the TV screens. Kesh’s Abigail Parkinson, who is one of the North’s leading ‘social media influencers’, is set to play the role of Maura Hughes in the […]

Abigail set to star in comedy show

A KESH social media influencer and model recently filmed a segment for ‘Big Comic Energy’, a new comedy programme which is set to be on BBC Sounds at the end of August. Since her appearance on Miss Northern Ireland in 2021, Abigail Parkinson has risen to fame on social media, over 13,000 followers on Instagram […]

Anger as pensioners to lose free TV licence

THE announcement that the majority of over 75s are soon to be stripped of their free TV licence has been branded an “additional levy to many hard pressed pensioners”.  The changes are expected to come into force from June next year. From then the BBC is believed to be restricting free licences to over 75s […]