Best-known Northern Ireland faces share their love stories BelfastTelegraph.co.uk On St Valentine's Day some of our best-known faces open their hearts to share moving, uplifting - and sometimes surprising - personal stories. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/sex-and-love/bestknown-northern-ireland-faces-share-their-love-stories-37814288.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37814641.ece/96934/AUTOCROP/h342/iStock-1033707380.jpg Email On St Valentine's Day some of our best-known faces open their hearts to share moving, uplifting - and sometimes surprising - personal stories. Kerry McLeanRadio Ulster's Kerry McLean is married to fellow presenter Ralph, with whom she has three children, Tara (12), Dan (10) and three-year-old Eve. She says: I 've always been a sucker for a good romantic film. There's a strange joy that comes from having your heart wrung out as you watch the romantic leads go through the trials and tribulations that love brings, before … [Read more...] about Best-known Northern Ireland faces share their love stories
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Michael Longley, Pat Boran, Elaine Feeney and seven other Irish poets choose their favourite love poems Michael LongleyMy shortlist of favourite love poems would include Louis MacNeice’s Mayfly (“But when this summer is over let us die together, / I want always to be near your breasts.”); W.S. Graham’s To My Wife at Midnight (“Hap the blanket round me / And tuck in a flower.”); and Derek Mahon’s early masterpiece Preface to a Love Poem (“This is a way of airing my distraught / Love of your silence. You are the soul of silence.”) But today I want to celebrate a love poem I have had by heart for more than 60 years. It is by Robert Graves: She tells her love while half asleep, Perfect pitch. The rhythm of love. A huge short lyric. Seven lines that resonate endlessly. Pat BoranFor the Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz, one of the great witness poets of the 20th century (first to the Nazi devastation of Poland and afterwards to the Soviet … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day: Impress them with these love poems
LOVE Island 2018 saw numerous happy couples leave the villa together in a relationship – but which of the couples are still together six months after the show ended? A clue: it's not many... By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz/Published 8th February 2019 Love Island 2018 captivated the British public with its strong personalities.The final line up appeared strong, with couples Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer, Wes Nelson and Megan Barton Hanson, Laura Anderson and Paul Knops and Josh Denzel and Kazimir Crossley surviving to the end.Jack and Dani found love at the very start of the show, and stayed together till the very end.Other couples fizzled out midway, such as Laura and Wes – who both found love with other Islanders.Laura had a brief romance with Jack Fowler, who ended up leaving the villa romantically involved with Laura Crane.Fans predicted Adam Collard and Zara McDermott wouldn’t last, but have surprised their doubters. Related Articles Khloe Kardashian tells … [Read more...] about Love Island 2018: Which couples are still together six months after leaving the villa?
'Murdered' British backpacker Grace Millane made a chilling final Instagram post - featuring a skull painting and a quote about death. Grace, an advertising graduate and talented artist, is believed to have been killed between December 1 and 2, court documents show. She vanished from a hostel in Auckland, New Zealand, where a 26-year-old man today appeared in court charged with her murder. Only weeks before her death, Grace, 22, had uploaded her last post to her Instagram art page - a watercolour artwork of a human skull. She had captioned the image "Two can keep a secret, if one of them is dead" - a quote from the theme song of the hit TV show, Pretty Little Liars, which follows the lives of four girls after their friend vanishes. The post was made on the Art By Millane page - where Grace would upload images of her impressive artwork - on October 23. It has since been 'liked' and commented on by hundreds of users, with one writing: "Omg such a beautiful talented lady." Another posted: … [Read more...] about Grace Millane’s chilling last Instagram post including death quote
FEWER than three years after his world was turned upside-down with the death of his wife, Rio Ferdinand has found happiness again with former Towie star Kate Wright. Rio, 38, proposed to Kate, 27, in Abu Dhabi this week, in front of his three children with first wife Rebecca Ellison, who died after a battle with cancer in 2015. A source close to Rio told Sun Online: "Rio is madly in love with Kate but he's the first to admit that his decision to pop the question was fraught with mixed emotions about Rebecca. "When Rio got married it was for life, and he's had to slowly accept that the fates took a turn he could never have envisioned." Rio and Rebecca enjoyed a long and loving relationship, even though they were robbed of the fairy tale ending to their love story which they had hoped for. But the retired footballer, who hung up his boots in 2015, also knows that his first wife would want him to be happy, having given her blessing for Rio to find love again in the final … [Read more...] about The tragic story of Rio Ferdinand’s late wife Rebecca Ellison, who stood by her husband through thick and thin and died at 34… but gave her blessing for him to find love again