Lagan Dragons Prepare To Awaken The Dragon

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Lagan Dragons, Northern Ireland’s only breast cancer survivor dragon boat team, is preparing to bring their new dragon boats to life with a commemorative ‘Awakening the Dragon’ ceremony on Saturday 1 September. After a hugely successful year, the team has invested in two 40ft dragon boats, with the help of a kind donation from the UK’s largest grant-making breast cancer …

Volunteers sought for secret filming project in Belfast

Kirsty Winter Consumer

People from across Belfast and beyond are being invited to be part of an exciting filming project, set to be unveiled at this year’s Culture Night. Up to 2,000 volunteers are being sought to take part in the special filmed project, which will take place in the Titanic Quarter at lunchtime on Wednesday 12 September. Led by Belfast City Council, …

Carson McDowell Backs NI Cyber Cluster To Be Major Driver Of Local Economy

Carson McDowell Backs NI Cyber Cluster To Be Major Driver Of Local Economy

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest law firm, Carson McDowell, has backed cyber security to be one of the fastest growing sectors of the local economy in the next decade, as it announced a new strategic partnership with the Northern Ireland Cyber Security Cluster. Known as NI Cyber, the cluster consists of more than 35 companies who are developing world-leading cyber security technology …

Leading sports retailer set to score at The Junction

Kirsty Winter Consumer

10 new jobs will be created with the opening of Intersport   Global sports retailer, Intersport is set to open a new store at The Junction in Antrim, creating up to 10 new jobs. Intersport has announced a significant £250k investment at the retail and leisure park, which will see the global brand open its doors in September, occupying a …

Carrickfergus Enterprise Plans Expansion After Hitting Full Occupancy

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Carrickfergus Enterprise announced today that it has achieved full occupancy for the first time in over 20 years and unveiled plans for a significant expansion of the site. The business park, opened in 1994, currently hosts 36 tenants employing 140 staff. The 60,000 sq2 site has 39 units with 13 high-tech offices offering SMEs a home for their business to …

New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A new 6,000 sq ft Eurospar has opened in Dromore, County Down, creating 40 jobs.  The £2.6m investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Moundview Eurospar is three times larger than the previous Eurospar store on the Hillsborough Road site and now features a deli and butchery counter, forecourt and 24 hour pay at pump facilities. Chris McDonald, Owner of …

MCE Events launches Titanic Artefacts Collection Campaign

Ines Metelo Events

  MCE Events recently designed, organised and managed one of the most significant events to be hosted in Northern Ireland in recent history. The Titanic Artefacts Collection event was the launchpad from which this campaign was propelled onto the world stage. The launch of this historic campaign drew on the resources of every team within MCE. The MCE Events team …

More Than 10 Million UK Workers Could Be Using Smartphones To Boost Productivity

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Almost a third of the UK working population – 10.4 million people – could be using smartphones to be more productive at work, according to new research from Deloitte, Mobile Readiness for Work, which is based on survey responses from 3,369 UK workers. New research from Deloitte maps the state of mobile-readiness across the UK workforce and reveals how mobile …

Danske Bank Premiership Launched

2018/2019 Danske Bank Premiership Launched

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The Danske Bank Premiership prepared for this weekend’s return with the season launch event at the National Football Stadium on Wednesday evening. Following on from last season’s hugely successful campaign in which the prestigious Gibson Cup returned to Crusaders after a dramatic final day triumph back in April. Newry City and Institute have also returned to the top division of …