We rely on Twitter for everything from being the first to get breaking news to discovering local and global trends, from keeping up to date with events to getting a laugh from our fave celebs.

Over time feeds can become a bit yawn and need a little revitalisation to keep things interesting. In the first of a regular series we bring you three Belfast based Twitter account you should follow to pump up your feed and put some pow back into Twitter feed.

If you’ve any suggestions of Twitter accounts we should be highlighting email team@belfastvibe.com or better still, Tweet us @belfast_vibe

1. @Adam27Keefe

With over 10,000 followers, Belfast Giants right wing Adam Keefe’s Twitter account is a definite favourite. Belfast have really taken to this Canadian powerhouse since his arrival two seasons ago. It’s no surprise he was selected by the Giants’ season ticket holders as ‘Fan Favourite’ each of the last two seasons and ‘Player’s Player of the Year’ last season. Keefe’s tweets are entertainingly clever and show fans that he isn’t really as scary or fierce as he looks on the ice. Last week when Friday’s Belfast Giants game was called off and Keefe cheered up disappointed fans with this One D-elightful Tweet.

2. @PSNIBelfast

Our local police force don’t miss a beat and that is exactly why you should be following them. Not only do they share important Belfast updates on local news and traffic, they use Twitter to appeal for witnesses when it comes to important investigations. You can also keep up to date with their initiatives to keep Belfast safe and internal news from the service. We can’t wait to watch Vinny grow up!

3. @BelfastFestival

Belfast is bursting at the seams with fantastic cultural initiatives and the standard of such has never been better. In the wake of yet another superb Culture Night comes The Belfast International Arts Festival which runs until November 1. The schedule is packed full of wonderful events and hosts the very best from the arts including performances by visual artist Amanda Coogan and actor Adrian Dunbar. Another highlight of this year’s festival is the addition of the ‘Embrace’ programme which is aimed at engaging communities and groups throughout the city across the festival programme. Follow their account and you can keep up to date with events and get some sneak previews.


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