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Questions & Answers 2009

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NORMAN Briggs, 53 from Lisburn has recently set up as a new generation photographer. 25/12/2009
DREW Dillon, 22, is starring in the Lyric Theatre's production The Tale of the Beauty and the Tail of the Beast' 18/12/2009
GYASI Sheppy, 19, from Lisburn, is an aspiring performer. He loves acting, singing and dancing and recently started his own dance classes on a Thursday evening in St Patrick's Hall. 11/12/2009
CLARA Grazier, 17, from Lisburn is a student at Hunterhouse College. She is studying history, sociology and English literature. 04/12/2009
BERNADETTE (Bernie) Davison, 51, runs Lir Amethyst Moon, a complementary therapy business with her business partner Anne Foley in Aghalee. 27/11/2009
NATALIE Johnston, 28, Doagh near Templepatrick. Anorak Creatives is a young, forward-thinking design studio based at Lisburn enterprise Centre with her business partner Nuala Mclroy. 20/11/2009
LYNNE Davison, 22 from Upper Ballinderry is a Writer, Director and a Photographer. She is holding an Exhibition at Art Act Gallery in Castle Street from November 13 until November 26. 13/11/2009
MOYNA Cope, who now lives in England, recently returned to the Province to take on a cameo role in new play 'Black Milk' as part of the Belfast Festival at Queen's 06/11/2009
LISA McCusker, 28, from Derriaghy is Assistant Manager and Salon Coordinator in Natural Hair Company, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary. 30/10/2009
MARY Kurian is a Year 12 student from St Patrick's High School Lisburn who recently spent a week in the Ulster Star. 23/10/2009
DIANE Jones, 52, is the Vice President and Press officer for Hillsborough Speakers Club, Toastmasters. She also works as a Day Care Worker for the Elderly. 16/10/2009
REBEKAH Playfair, 15, spent a week on work experience at the Star. The Dunmurry girl is in fifth year at Fort Hill College. 09/10/2009
JAMIE Trimble, 26, from Drumbo, is a wedding and portrait photographer. 02/10/2009
ALANA Fraser, 27, from Lisburn is a Beauty Therapist and assistant manager at Jeanette Kidd Beauty and Day Spa. 25/09/2009
BRIEGE Campbell, 17, from Ballinderry is a member of Fusion Theatre and has been performing in Titanic in the Island centre in Lisburn. 18/09/2009
MARIA Mallon,17, from Crumlin, is a member of Fusion Theatre, who are currently on stage with "Titanic the Musical" in the Island Arts Centre which runs until Saturday September 12. 11/09/2009
ALY McLoughlin-Harte, 26, is a freelance Artist. She will be exhibiting her work at `LOOSE', an exhibition of large, gestural pastel studies by Aly and Catherine Keenan at the Art Act Gallery, 32 Castle Street. 04/09/2009
GLENAVY drummer Paul Fox is getting ready for the upcoming City of Song Festival in Derry, when he will take to the stage with his band Kitty and the Can Openers. 28/08/2009
LAURA Murphy, 26, is the Pharmacy Manager in `your local Boots pharmacy', Market Square Lisburn. 21/08/2009
JONNIE Graham, 17, is a DJ from Lisburn who is set to perform at Inferno, the biggest Under 18 music event in Northern Ireland 14/08/2009
EMMA McMullan, 24, from Lisburn, has set up a website called 07/08/2009
MAUREEN McCoy 40, from Drumlough, recently completed the gruelling English Channel swim from Dover to Weston Beach, France 31/07/2009
SARAH Toland, 22, from Lisburn, is on a work placement at the Star 24/07/2009
TELEVISON presenter Steve Leonard, 36, recently visited Ballycarrickmaddy Primary School 17/07/2009
HOLLY Neill, 17 from Lisburn has just finished lower sixth at Wallace. 10/07/2009
SAMANTHA Moore, 22, from Drumlough, Hillsborough is a silversmith and also a counsellor. 03/07/2009
LAURA Abernethy, 17, from Dromara is a pupil at Wallace High School and has just finished her AS Levels. 26/06/2009
MARK McGivern, 40, is Director of Development for local Charity 'Angling First Ltd' 19/06/2009
ADRIAN Williams, 37, originally from Staffordshire works in the outdoor pursuit Industry. 12/06/2009
JAMES McKernan, 27, whose wife Lyndsey gave birth to a baby girl Ruby 10 weeks early, is planning to raise money for TinyLife 05/06/2009
LYNETTE Coleman, 30, has won the title of Miss karting GP. 29/05/2009
JOANNE REEL, 27, is the new Marketing Officer for Lagan Valley Island Conference Centre. 22/05/2009
MATTHEW Forsythe, 28, Stoneyford, is a self-employed Joiner. He is also a very keen actor with many local amateur dramatic company's and recently gained entry to drama college in London. 15/05/2009
JON-PAUL Bruce, 35, from Lisburn is an e-Business Consultant by trade. Outside of work his passion is musical theatre and drama. 08/05/2009
NICOLA Ryan, 35, is a photographer with Ideal Photography - a new business which is based in Lisburn. 01/05/2009
MICHELLE Brown, 22, who attended the first Beauty & Nails Liquid and Powder Foundation course and has just been employed full time at New York City nails Tempest Lisburn nail bar. 24/04/2009
ANDREW Michaelides,16, is a pupil at Wallace High School. He recently claimed the runner up prize in the Northern Ireland final of the prestigious Future Chef competition. 17/04/2009
KATE McCullough, 24, from Lisburn completed a degree in Fine and Applied Art at the University of Ulster last June. 10/04/2009
LOUISE Smith, 28, originally from Portglenone, works as the Community Arts Officer at the Island Arts Centre. 03/04/2009
CLAIRE McAlister, 22, from Glenavy has won the Lisburn Arts Advisory Committee Young Artist of the Year Award. 27/03/2009
DAN McAlister, 24, from Lisburn completed a week's work experience with The Ulster Star. 20/03/2009
CHRISSIE Kidd, 21, from Lisburn is a beauty therapist and makeup artist 13/03/2009
MARIA Mulholland, 21 from Moira is a final year law student at Queen's. 06/03/2009
STEPHEN Reid from Hillsborough is also known as the 'Story Teller Man'. 27/02/2009
HANNAH Conlon, 14, is a member of local performing group Fusion Theatre. 20/02/2009
ALICE Kingham,17, from Broomhedge is a pupil at Lurgan College. 13/02/2009
Clive Patterson, 30, a Senior Charles Hurst Ferrari Technician 06/02/2009
STEPHEN Brennan, 17, is in the show Calamity Jane with Fusion Theatre which runs until January 31 at Lisburn's Island Arts Centre. 30/01/2009
NIAMH McGowan, 19 from Lisburn is currently on a year out getting experience in theatre and performing as she is auditioning for theatre schools at the moment. 23/01/2009
SHARON McCracken, 27, from Lisburn, is a learning disability nurse working with children in Armagh. 16/01/2009
MICHAEL McCartney, is a well known dog trainer in Lisburn. 09/01/2009
SUKI McFarland, 15, recently won a place as a Young Consultant at the Cinemagic Film Festival 02/01/2009