Joanne Sweeney, Belfast Telegraph

Joanne Sweeney

Belfast Telegraph

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Past articles by Joanne:

MP Conor McGinn delivers baby on his living room floor

South Armagh-born MP Conor McGinn got a crash course in the real meaning of the word labour when he delivered his baby daughter in his own home. → Read More

MP Conor McGinn delivers daughter on living room floor

South Armagh-born MP Conor McGinn got a crash course in the real meaning of the word labour when he delivered his baby daughter on his living room floor. → Read More

Search called off after body of singer Stevie Martin known as Rainy Boy Sleep is found

The family of missing singer and musician Stephen (Stevie) Martin have confirmed that his body has been found. → Read More

Co Armagh Orange hall damaged in arson attack

An attempted arson attack on an Orange hall in Co Armagh has been condemned by DUP MP David Simpson as "another cold, callous attack on our culture and heritage". → Read More

Co Down's Willowbrook Foods named top supplier to Henderson Group

Co Down food processor Willowbrook Foods has been named as the top supplier to the Henderson Group. → Read More

Wake-up call as figures reveal one in six of Northern Ireland's shops now lying vacant

One in six shops in Northern Ireland's towns remains vacant amid the second worst performance in retail footfall in the UK, figures showed today. → Read More

Amal Clooney's Northern Ireland shoe designer hoping Richard Branson can help her step up to next level

A Co Londonderry international shoe designer is aiming to win a grant from entrepreneur Richard Branson to take her business to the next level. → Read More

Leaving single market would harm Northern Ireland's financial services sector, insists City minister

Exiting the single market would severely weaken the growing financial services sector, City Minister Harriet Baldwin has told a UK Trade and Industry event in Belfast. → Read More

EasyJet reports losses of £24m as Belfast travellers on Paris route fall by 2%

Passenger numbers on EasyJet's Belfast to Paris route fell by 2% after the recent terror attacks, the airline said as it recorded a £24m half-year loss. → Read More

IT firm which trains House of Commons staff, secures a multi-million pound deal

A Londonderry tech firm which supplies IT training to the House of Commons has received the first ever multi-million pound cash injection from an Irish investment fund. → Read More

David Hasselhoff meets eager fans at Titanic Belfast ahead of Gumball 3000

David 'The Hoff' Hasslehoff is in Belfast as one of the drivers in the Gumball 3000 rally, which boasts some of the world's most expensive and rare cars taking part. → Read More

Ryanair announces new Gdansk, Wroclaw and Warsaw routes from Belfast

Ryanair is expected to announce several new routes from Belfast International Airport today - after news of a link-up with Warsaw emerged yesterday. → Read More

£50m in pension funds for BHS workers in Northern Ireland at risk, claims

Up to £50m in pension funds for around 300 BHS employees in Northern Ireland is under threat after the retail chain went into administration, it has been claimed. → Read More

One fifth of Northern Ireland households claim to be better off this year than in 2015

One in five households in Northern Ireland believe they are better off in 2016 compared to last year, the latest consumer confidence report revealed. → Read More

Dairy giant Dale Farm announces new Irish Open tie-up

Dairy giant Dale Farm has announced its sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open for the third year in a row. → Read More

CastleCourt cleaners are considering strike action

Cleaners at CastleCourt shopping centre are considering strike action over claims that they have to pay for taxis home after a late-night shift. → Read More

Belfast International Airport flying high as number of passengers expected to hit 5m this year

Passenger numbers at Belfast International Airport have risen to 370,000 for March, up 12% on the same period last year. → Read More

£4m injection for Belfast and Bangor hotels and pubs from Northern Whig and Madison's to Ava Bar

A surge of activity in the hospitality trade in Belfast and Bangor - with investments of around £4m - could signal a rebirth in the sector, it's been claimed. → Read More

David Cameron blasted for refusing to recall Parliament over Tata Steel jobs crisis

The Government has been criticised for refusing to recall Parliament to discuss the steel crisis amid fears that thousands of jobs could be axed. → Read More

Carl Frampton homecoming honour as City Hall is lit up green and white

Carl Frampton will be welcomed back home as Belfast's City Hall is lit up in green and white on Sunday night - the colours of his beloved Northern Ireland football team. → Read More