Irish FA signs Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Lager as new beer partner

Irish FA signs Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Lager as new beer partner

Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Lager has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Irish Football Association (Irish FA) to become the new official beer of the Northern Ireland senior men’s and women’s football teams. The deal, announced today, will offer Northern Ireland fans incredible experiences and opportunities through a wide range... View Article

NIHF Hospitality Exchange Ball raises £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre

NIHF Hospitality Exchange Ball raises £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) Hospitality Exchange Ball, which was held in Belfast in October 2019, has raised £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre. For 35 years, Friends of the Cancer Centre has been dedicated to making a real and meaningful difference to cancer patients and their families... View Article

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation appoints a new President

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation appoints a new President

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) has appointed a new President, Stephen Meldrum, who is the General Manager of Hastings Grand Central Hotel, Northern Ireland’s largest hotel. Having worked for Hastings Hotels for over 18 years, Stephen has previously managed the Ballygally Castle Hotel, the Everglades Hotel, the Culloden Hotel... View Article

New Chair and Vice Chair selected at Hospitality Ulster AGM

New Chair and Vice Chair selected at Hospitality Ulster AGM

Danny Coyles of the Anchor Bar Complex, has been named as the new Chair of Hospitality Ulster at its AGM today (Tuesday 5th Nov) in Belfast. While Tony O’Neill from the well-known Belfast restaurants Coppi and Buba takes up the role as the new Vice Chair. Danny Coyles, incoming Chair... View Article

Hellmann’s Vegan Mayo. Great taste, no compromise.

Hellmann’s Vegan Mayo. Great taste, no compromise.

Veganism is a big and growing business out of home. Whether strict or flexitarian, the rise in Irish consumers looking to reduce their meat intake and adopt vegetarian or vegan lifestyles is unstoppable. 8% of Irish consumers follow a meat-free diet* and the number of vegetarians has risen 10% in... View Article

Bushmills Black Bush to bring together the arts of whiskey and cheese tasting

Bushmills Black Bush to bring together the arts of whiskey and cheese tasting

Bushmills® Irish Whiskey is collaborating with renowned cheese affineur and founder of The Cheese Tasting Company, Ned Palmer, to host a series of whiskey and cheese pairing masterclasses across Ireland in November and December. The exclusive events will bring the 2019 #BlackBushStories campaign to a close, following a busy calendar... View Article

Visitors across the world invited to embrace Northern Ireland’s ‘Giant Spirit’

Visitors across the world invited to embrace Northern Ireland’s ‘Giant Spirit’

Tourism NI and Tourism Ireland have launched a new destination brand that will be used to promote Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland and internationally, with the aim of increasing visitor numbers and ensuring economic impact across all regions.  Northern Ireland – Embrace A Giant Spirit will communicate a... View Article

Bushmills Irish Whiskey hosts Single Malts Supper Club

Bushmills Irish Whiskey hosts Single Malts Supper Club

This week, Bushmills Irish Whiskey hosted the first Bushmills Single Malts Supper Club, alongside celebrated Northern Irish chef, Will Brown at Comber-based Irish artisan delicatessen, Indie Füde. Bartenders and members of the hospitality sector from across the country enjoyed an intimate and in-depth tasting of the award-winning 10, 16 and... View Article

New Belfast-based startup, BatchBuddy, will transform cocktail culture

New Belfast-based startup, BatchBuddy, will transform cocktail culture

BatchBuddy, a new drinks industry concept which aims to make cocktail-making more accessible for both on-trade and at-home users, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £10,000. The novel start-up, which is founded by NI hospitality veterans, Damien Cole and John Ferguson, harnesses the power of batching – a technique... View Article

New public art installation revealed in Belfast

New public art installation revealed in Belfast

Irish whiskey brand, Jameson, has collaborated with French artist Sylvain Ristori to create a piece of public art for Belfast. The wooden ‘Living Barrels’ sculpture, now in situ at The National in the city’s Cathedral Quarter, has been designed using recycled barrels from Midleton Distillery, previously used to age Jameson... View Article