Administrators are due to be called into Harland and Wolff on Monday evening with around 130 people set to lose their jobs.
The father-of-two was murdered in east Belfast earlier this year.
Unionist politicians in east Belfast have endorsed a statement from church leaders calling for loyalist paramilitaries to “civilianise”.
The father-of-two was stabbed repeatedly in the back before his killers fled, leaving him to die in a street in east Belfast.
490 jobs are to be cut from Bombardier's Northern Ireland workforce, following a review into their manpower requirements in Belfast.
A 34-year-old has been assaulted by a gang of masked men with hammers in east Belfast.