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The Briefing

Wednesday 30th September 2020

“These strange few months have led to something akin to a public awakening to the value of the arts, this, coupled with Westminster’s package, has created a real opportunity now in Northern Ireland for a resurgence of an arts sector that is more confident and able. Let’s not waste that.”

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“Our dedicated Guinness Quality teams are on the road, calling to our licensed partners, undertaking a series of rigorous checks with the utmost care, guaranteeing that people all over Ireland can enjoy a fresh, beautiful pint of Guinness when restaurants and pubs reopen.” – Stephen Kilcullen, Guinness Global Head of Quality at Diageo

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“It is not only for our own sakes that those who can return to the workplace should, but also for the sake of the economy and society in general.

Just as interdependency is key in keeping the virus at bay, so it is key to the successful resurgence of the economy.” – Claire Aiken

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Collaboration, innovation and altruism at a time when so many are anxious for their own and loved ones’ health and wellbeing, is surely reassuring for society as a whole.  We have proven much; we can respond quickly, we can innovate, and we can co–operate but more than this, when the chips are down, we have realised that we are all #InThisTogether

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The Giant’s Causeway contributed over £150,000 to conservation work in the local environment in 2018.

An Ulster University economic and social impact report into the UNESCO World Heritage Site, revealed that the National Trust regularly partners with local community groups and volunteers at the Giant’s Causeway to protect and conserve the wildlife and scenery around us.

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Since the launch of the Electric Ireland Game Changers campaign, in partnership with the Irish FA, in May 2017, there has been a 47% increase in local female football participation levels. Electric Ireland’s aim is to continue inspiring the next generation of female footballers, continuing to grow and develop the game.

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Darkness Into Light has become much more than a fundraiser; it is now a global movement which touches the hearts and minds of people throughout Ireland and around the world with over 200,000 participants taking part last year who woke up and walked from Darkness Into Light to de–stigmatise suicide and raise funds for suicide prevention, suicide bereavement and self–harm in Northern Ireland.

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  • 70 per cent of people from the UK have not sent a traditional postcard in the past year
  • 90 per cent of people from the UK admit to taking holiday snaps just to ‘post and boast’ to friends and family

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At Progressive, mortgage application levels were 7% higher for the last quarter of 2016 than twelve months ago.

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Cpl Resources Plc delivers revenue, gross profit and earnings growth in the first half of financial year 2017

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In the proposed new Casement Park scheme we have reduced the scale, mass, size and capacity of the stadium

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Average house prices rises by over 10% according to new Ulster University research.

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