Focal Point Thursday 23 November 2017

WOMEN’STEC and CITB NI held a ‘Girls Into Construction’ event to promote awareness of the diverse range of career opportunities for young women in the construction sector.

Over 60 girls from eight secondary schools attended the event with pupils taking part in non-traditional, hands-on activities such as roofing, carpentry, painting and decorating, and tiling. Interviews with Kelli Boyles; Louise Anson; Megan Christie, Ballymoney High School’ Louise McShane & Kiara Smith from St. Paul’s High School.

Boyzone’s Shane Lynch felt relief at being diagnosed with dyslexia

Output Belfast: Energising Belfast’s creative digital sector
Report on public exhibition at the Oh Yeah centre on virtual reality, emerging video games, local developers and opportunities to become part of the growing games industry with Brendan McGowan, Belfast City Council, Joshua Burnside: musician, Katy Crawford: Games NI, Brendan Anthony Gowdy: student, Sarah Rudek: games developer, Michael Martin: software developer.