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Author: UTV news -
Published on 04 April 2011 12:00 PM

UTV is hosting a series of Twitter roadshows with top blogger Mick Fealty to find out what the big issues are for ordinary people in the forthcoming election.

We want to know what the big issues are for you, where you live. Over the next few we will be hosting a number of 'meet and tweet' gatherings in venues across Northern Ireland.

"The idea is to get outside Belfast and find out what ordinary people think about this election", Mick Fealty explained. "I tend to think Twitter is a great friend to journalists who want to find things out. It's probably not such a friend to politicians. There's a lot things they don't want us to find out. But there are ordinary people out there as well."

So come along and tell us:

What the big local issues are for you?
How you think the Executive have performed?
How things are going in the Assembly and Council elections?
And tell us your hopes for the next administration.

And to ensure this is not just Internet folk talking to other Internet folk, if you are coming, we also ask that you bring along an older friend or relative who does not 'do' Facebook, Twitter or blogs.

The events are as follows:

Belfast East (Hashtags: #bele11; #ae11): Park Avenue Hotel, Tuesday 12 April

Antrim North (Hashtags: #antn11; #ae11): Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena, Wednesday 13 April.

Fermanagh and South Tyrone (Hashtags: #fst11; #ae11): Enniskillen, Tuesday 19 April.

Foyle - TBC (Hastags: #fe11; #ae11): Derry, Wednesday 20 April.

The events start at 6.30pm (until 8.30pm). There are a limited number of places, so we recommend you click on the active links to book your place as soon as possible.

For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575