HARPY christmas!

HARPY christmas!

LEADING LOCAL LAGER BRAND REVEALS NORTHERN irish people are a bunch of optimists. A new seasonal survey from HARP® lager has revealed that almost 80% of people in Northern Ireland describe themselves as ‘optimists’ showing that we really do ‘Look on Harp Side’. The findings came to light in a... View Article

Beannchor hits the right note as new venues serve up a taste of NI.

Beannchor hits the right note as new venues serve up a taste of NI.

  Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter is set to welcome a vibrant addition to its cultural and culinary scene this week, as the Beannchor Group opens its newest venture. Set on Hill Street, in a four-storey listed building dating back to the 18th century, the exciting new entertainment complex comprises a bar and... View Article

Lambrini Introduces Free Bodyguard Protection as part of CSR Initiative

Lambrini Introduces Free Bodyguard Protection as part of CSR Initiative

Leading wine style drink, Lambrini, is helping to keep its consumers safe by introducing a free Bodyguard as part of a nationwide campaign to encourage responsible drinking over the festive season. The virtual Bodyguard is a free-to-download application for android and iPhone users, which has a range of functions including... View Article

Noel McMeel Puts Northern Ireland on the Menu in New Food Film

Noel McMeel Puts Northern Ireland on the Menu in New Food Film

  Tourism Ireland has launched the second in its series of new online films – created to entice “foodies” from around the globe. Starring celebrity chef Noel McMeel, the film showcases some of the wonderful food gems produced mainly in the Fermanagh area – demonstrating the passion of local farmers... View Article

TOP PUBS CROWNED AT PUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

TOP PUBS CROWNED AT PUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The search to find Northern Ireland’s top pubs came to a dramatic conclusion this week, as the cream of the local hospitality industry gathered at La Mon Hotel & Country Club to toast the trade at Pubs of Ulster’s Pub of the Year Awards 2013. Forty shortlisted premises from right... View Article

Beannchor Group launches its newest venue – Patisserie Mimi

Beannchor Group launches its newest venue – Patisserie Mimi

    The Northern Ireland bakery scene is set to be revamped this week as the Beannchor Group launches its newest venue, Patisserie Mimi. Set on High Street, in the heart of the city’s vibrant Cathedral Quarter, Patisserie Mimi officially open its doors to the public on Wednesday 6th November. The... View Article

Galgorm Resort and Spa to Invest £10 Million in Latest Expansion

Galgorm Resort and Spa to Invest £10 Million in Latest Expansion

    Galgorm Resort & Spa has revealed it plans to invest £10 million to further extend the range of leisure facilities at its Ballymena, County Antrim base. The company, which has invested more than £25 million in the last 10 years to create one of the most successful, luxurious spa... View Article

Battle of Bars – Shortlist for Pub of the Year Awards 2013

Battle of Bars – Shortlist for Pub of the Year Awards 2013

The search to find Northern Ireland’s best pubs steps up a notch this week, as the shortlist for Pubs of Ulster’s prestigious Pub of the Year Awards 2013 is revealed. Forty shortlisted premises from right across Northern Ireland will now go head to head to be named the toast of... View Article

ID Scan System Introduced To Belfast’s Night Time Economy

ID Scan System Introduced To Belfast’s Night Time Economy

As part of an ongoing drive to enhance the safety of Belfast’s night-time economy a number of licensed premises, working in partnership with the Police Service of Northern Ireland have pioneered the introduction of an ID scan system in their premises. Commenting on the system, Superintendent Nigel Goddard, who is... View Article

Shu Scores a New First at UK National Restaurant Awards

Shu Scores a New First at UK National Restaurant Awards

  Lisburn Road restaurant SHU has claimed the ‘Best Restaurant in Northern Ireland’ title for the second consecutive year at the 2013 National Restaurant Awards after impressing the judges with its innovative menu, designed by Head Chef Brian McCann. SHU, which is owned by restaurateur Alan Reid, is the only... View Article