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Past articles by Kirsten:

Video: Vandals rip apart playground in Belfast Park

Around 200 children went on a rampage in a Belfast park, police have said. → Read More

Video: Thousands attend funeral for popular young Belfast footballer James Moore

James Moore had played for Irish League clubs Cliftonville, Donegal Celtic and Larne and most recently had been captain of Willowbank FC, based on the Falls Road in Belfast, where he al → Read More

Video: A blooming marvellous start to Belfast's Rose Week

It's the perfect opportunity for visitors to experience one of the best rose gardens in the world, with 1,000,000 blooms on display. → Read More

Video: Fire Service bonfire safety advice for Eleventh night

Last year the NIFRS attended 33 bonfire-related incidents on the Eleventh night which was nine more than in 2015. → Read More

Video: East Belfast Pastor concerned over unsafe bonfire

Pastor Lucas Parks said he wasn't trying to score political points on the controversy and confusion which has been raging about the council's High Court injunction over the Ravenscroft → Read More

Video: Matthew Southgate hoping for some 'good weather' at the Irish Open

Professional golfer, Matthew Southgate is hoping for some 'good weather' for day one of the Irish Open tournament. Matthew said, "First time on the course today and obviously, it's an amazing golf course and we are lucky to be playing such an amazing golf course" → Read More

Video: Jamie Dornan gets ready for the Irish Open Pro Am

Along with the big stars from the worlds of golf and entertainment, we're at Portstewart Golf Club today to see who we can see. Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan has arrived at Portstewart Golf Club to take part in this year's Irish Open Pro-Am The Holywood star is among a host of famous faces competing in the golf tournament on Wednesday. → Read More

Video: May Fettridge launches the Family Festival at Belfast's Grand Opera House

The Festival has a wide range of activities for children and young prople, with a wide range of workshops, the building will come alive with circus performers, face painters, balloon → Read More

Video: Angler warns of giant hogweed after blisters leave him in agony

Giant hogweed is spreading rapidly across the UK. It can grow up to five metres tall, often along footpaths and riverbanks. If its sap comes in contact with flesh, it can cause severe b → Read More

Video: The Body Coach Joe Wicks' top five tips for getting lean this summer

Number One: Drink more water, ideally two to four litres a day → Read More

Video: Funeral held for Reverend Margaret Ferguson

Reverend Margaret Ferguson served as superintendent with the East Belfast Mission from 2014 until her death earlier this week at the Marie Curie hospice. Rev Ferguson answered the call → Read More

Video: Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn as PM? We asked primary school kids what they thought

Theresa May’s future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the Prime Minister to resign. Our roving reporter asked schoolchildren attending RDS Primary Science Fair, at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, who they would prefer to see in No 10. → Read More

Watch: Skateboarding bulldog creating a stir at east Belfast's CS Lewis Square

A skateboarding bulldog is creating quite a stir at CS Lewis Square in east Belfast. → Read More

Video: Meet Victor - The skateboarding dog creating a stir at east Belfast's CS Lewis Square

Victor and his Mum Maggie visit CS Lewis square most days of the week so he can practice his boarding. → Read More

Video: Titanic Belfast unveil rare artefacts from the ship's launch

The items include an 18 carat gold pocket watch thought to have been worn by Lord Pirrie at the ill-fated ship's launch in 1911. → Read More

Video: New Olympia leisure centre opens in Belfast

The new Olympia leisure centre is based on the Boucher Road, Belfast, and is located behind the old Olympia site. → Read More

Video: Belfast Drama teacher Peter Ferris shortlisted for $1m global education prize

Peter Ferris, a 49-year-old drama teacher at Mercy College in Belfast, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for next year's Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. → Read More

Video: Brexit plans create a 'hard border' for island of Ireland says Sinn Fein

Warm words, soft words from Theresa May mean nothing. → Read More

Video: 'Northern Ireland does not need or want election' says DUP leader Arlene Foster

She said Northern Ireland did not need an election and Sinn Féin's position "risks Northern Ireland's future and stability and suits no-one but themselves". → Read More

Video: Meet Angel, the Northern Ireland dog that's there to listen

‘The reading dog’ project is the brainchild of P3 teacher, Susan Nelson. → Read More