PUT YOUR ‘LOCAL’ PUB ON A PLANE TO RIO THIS SUMMER!

PUT YOUR ‘LOCAL’ PUB ON A PLANE TO RIO THIS SUMMER!

McCoy’s launches Brazil-liant campaign to relocate a pub and customers to Rio THERE’s only one place better than your local pub to watch a feast of football this summer and that’s to watch it in your local pub… in RIO! That’s exactly what is on offer for Northern Ireland publicans... View Article

£12m redevelopment for Belfast’s Scottish Mutual building approved

£12m redevelopment for Belfast’s Scottish Mutual building approved

Tullymore House Limited, the company which owns and runs the successful Galgorm Resort and Spa, today (Tuesday 4th March) welcomed the news that its planned £12 million investment in the former Scottish Mutual building has been granted planning approval, which will see the landmark building transformed into a luxury, ‘boutique’... View Article

New lease of life for Belfast’s oldest Tavern

New lease of life for Belfast’s oldest Tavern

One of Belfast’s most historic pubs, Whites Tavern has opened its doors with a brand new look. The popular city centre pub, owned by the Beannchor Group has undergone a sympathetic refurbishment, which has brought the venue back to its former glory. Downstairs, Whites’ characteristic rustic bar has been improved... View Article

Refurbished Ballygally Castle to re-open in six weeks

Refurbished Ballygally Castle to re-open in six weeks

WITH only six weeks to go until the completion of the £3 million refurbishment of Ballygally Castle, Sir William Hastings, Chairman of Hastings Hotels, has announced the doors of the 4-star hotel will reopen on Sunday April 6. WITH only six weeks to go until the completion of the £3... View Article

Festival Fever has sprung in Northern Ireland

Festival Fever has sprung in Northern Ireland

  T’S festival fever in Northern Ireland in 2014 and over the next few months alone, visitors have an action packed calendar of events to look forward to. With music and arts, culture and dance, comedy and spoken word, Northern Ireland promises a year long programme of entertainment and the... View Article

Twenty-five new jobs created as new International restaurant seeks to ‘A-Maze’

Twenty-five new jobs created as new International restaurant seeks to ‘A-Maze’

The bright, sleek new multi-cultural Maze Restaurant is the latest establishment to boost Belfast’s blossoming restaurant scene, with the creation of 25 full-time and part-time jobs. Located in Wellington Place, the vibrant International Fusion restaurant is the brainchild of chef and restaurateur Michael Karan, who moved to Northern Ireland from... View Article

Derry~Londonderry tours rated five-star quality

Derry~Londonderry tours rated five-star quality

  Martin McCrossan City Tours, one of Derry~Londonderry’s most innovative tour guide enterprises, has been accredited as a five-star experience by a Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) quality scheme. Only two other ventures – Titanic Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre – have so far achieved the highest possible... View Article

Nick Price is right for new venture

Nick Price is right for new venture

  Legendary Belfast restaurateur Nick Price, former proprietor of Nick’s Warehouse, and arguably one of Northern Ireland’s finest chefs has joined forces with The Clandeboye Lodge Hotel to launch a new restaurant called Coq & Bull. The thriving North Down hotel, located at the edge of the Clandeboye Estate, has... View Article

Limelight Snow Patrol Charity gig a night to REMember

Limelight Snow Patrol Charity gig a night to REMember

  A special gig at Belfast venue, The Limelight in December, headlined by special guests, Snow Patrol has raised over £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK. On 30th December, a little piece of music history was made as Snow Patrol joined a stellar line-up of local artists to perform at a... View Article

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition is giving you the chance to experience working life at The Merchant Hotel. If you’re an aspiring hotel manager, event co-ordinator or bartender, you could find out what it’s like to have a fantastic career at The Merchant Hotel.  Tell us about your dream... View Article