Embrace the Place initiative launched at key tourism sites

Embrace the Place initiative launched at key tourism sites

Embrace the Place, a new partnership between Tourism NI and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, will animate four key tourism sites across the region by using the arts to tell the stories of that particular area, offering visitors something new and inspiring to enjoy. Following an investment by Tourism... View Article

Creative juices flowing at The Chelsea

Creative juices flowing at The Chelsea

The Chelsea Bar is hosting a Jawbox Sip and Paint Evening with Jawbox gin and renowned local artist Aly Harte on 29 August. Designed for anyone who would like to have a go at creating their own gin themed painting for their home, Aly will teach basic drawing skills first, then... View Article

Northern Ireland’s food and drink experiences to be savoured with new ‘Taste the Island’ initiative

Northern Ireland’s food and drink experiences to be savoured with new ‘Taste the Island’ initiative

Tourism NI today (15th August) unveiled an exciting new programme of food and drink experiences as part of ‘Taste the Island’ campaign. The special events, which will be held throughout September, October and November, are a celebration of Northern Ireland’s finest food and drink produce. ‘Taste the Island’ is a... View Article

Rory Best revealed as new Flogas brand ambassador

Rory Best revealed as new Flogas brand ambassador

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best is the new brand ambassador for Flogas, the all-Ireland energy company. The partnership was announced today at a ‘Rugby World Cup Warm-Up’ media morning hosted by Flogas at Carton House, Maynooth. It marks the beginning of a two-year partnership between Flogas and Rory, who will... View Article

Finger Pickin’ Good – Ulster American Folk Park tunes up for three-day bluegrass festival

Finger Pickin’ Good – Ulster American Folk Park tunes up for three-day bluegrass festival

Taking it home this summer will be the toe-tapping rhythm and harmonies of mandolins, guitars, fiddles and banjos, of course, as the 28th annual bluegrass festival returns to the Ulster American Folk Park. Now dubbed Bluegrass Omagh, the festival takes place from Friday, August 30 – Sunday, September 1 and... View Article

Merchant Hotel – Front Office Manager

Merchant Hotel – Front Office Manager

The Merchant Hotel currently has an exciting opportunity for a Front Office Manager to oversee their Front of House operations. As Northern Ireland’s only 5 AA Red Star Property this is a unique opportunity to work as part of an award-winning team delivering excellent customer service with a passion that... View Article

On the Road to Russia: Local bartender set to shake up St Petersburg bar scene with Möet Hennessy

On the Road to Russia: Local bartender set to shake up St Petersburg bar scene with Möet Hennessy

A local bartender is getting set to join some of the world’s top talent for a career-enhancing trip of a lifetime. Michael Patterson, Food & Beverage Manager at Belfast hotel, Bullitt, departs for a jam-packed two night stint at Moscow Bar Show in Saint Petersburg, Russia from 4-6 September as... View Article

Belfast conference delivers major coup for business tourism

Belfast conference delivers major coup for business tourism

More than 100 of the UK’s top event planners and suppliers have converged in Belfast for the 2019 Conference and Incentive Travel (C&IT) Summit and Agency Forum, the flagship annual gathering for event professionals. Leading figures at the conference, currently under way at ICC Belfast, represent organisations controlling a combined... View Article

The search is on for Ireland’s next music star

The search is on for Ireland’s next music star

A new all-Ireland competition has been launched to give aspiring songwriters and musicians a chance to win €3,000 of music gear, a recording session in one of Ireland’s most famous studios and a chance to play a showcase gig at a top Irish venue. ‘Star Nation’ is the brainchild of... View Article

Bushmills Black Bush collaborates with Irish woodworker to host latest workshop series

Bushmills Black Bush collaborates with Irish woodworker to host latest workshop series

Bushmills® Irish Whiskey will continue the #BlackBushStories event series by collaborating with creative woodworker, Éamonn O’Sullivan. The collaboration will see Éamonn join Bushmills to host a series of hands-on whiskey and woodcarving workshops in Belfast and Dublin this summer. Since establishing his company, Hewn in 2014, Éamonn has been on... View Article