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Mark Thompson

Talking Ulster Scots

Mark’s hometown of Ballyhalbert in Co. Down proved to play a significant influence on his life, “everyday whenever we got out of bed you opened the curtains and on a clear day, you could see Scotland”. It was at th...

The Miami (Clap Your Hands, Stomp Your Feet)

The Miami Massacre, 1975.

Some 30 years ago no showband made the headlines in the way the Miami Showband did. The documentary is based around the chilling event that took place at 2.30am, 31st July 1975, (The Miami Massacre) and contains a ...

Downpatrick Heritage Railway

Ireland's only full-size heritage railway celebrates 20 years. Entirely run by volunteers, this unique railway allows you to enjoy the beautiful countryside of County Down on board vintage passenger trains an...