Nov 30, 2020
Lillian Bland was the first women in the world to design, build and fly her own airplane.
She was also a sports journalist, photographer, investor, gambler, smoker, mechanic, hunter, markswomen, the owner of Belfast’s first Ford Dealership and the first woman in Northern Ireland to apply for a jockey’s...
Nov 23, 2020
Julie Andrews is the current Director of the Linen Hall Library: Belfast's oldest and last-standing private Libary.
Located just opposite City Hall, the old Linen Warehouse has some of the most interesting and important historic collections in Northern Ireland.
In today's episode we chat with Julie to discover:
Nov 9, 2020
As part of our documentary on Otto Jaffe and the history of the Jewish Community in Northern Ireland, we paid a visit to the Belfast Hebrew Congregation on the Somerton Road.
The North Belfast synagogue is the third synagogue built in Belfast, the first one being built by Daniel Jaffe on Great Victoria Street and the...
Nov 2, 2020
Sir Otto Jaffe was one of the leading entrepreneurs responsible for the boom of the Linen Industry here in Belfast in the 1800s.
Through a lot of hard work and determination, the young German-born entrepreneur rose through the ranks of the family business and went on to become the Lord Mayor of...