Lord Pirrie Book To Go On Public Display For First Time In A Decade

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A book which hasn’t been on display to the public in Northern Ireland for more than a decade will feature as one of the highlights of this year’s Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. The Lord Pirrie book, owned by Harland and Wolff, will be on display in the Titanic Hotel Belfast on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th May. It was gifted …

Iconic Iron Throne Is Theme Of Final Installation In Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones Legacy Trail

Kirsty Winter Consumer

It’s the sixth and final week of Tourism Ireland’s 2019 Game of Thrones campaign and the latest ‘Glass of Thrones’ has been revealed in Belfast – at the Titanic Studios. This week’s installation represents the show’s iconic Iron Throne – complete with a built-in seat in front of the window, specially designed for great ‘selfies’. After almost a decade of …

Offers In Excess Of €2m Invited For Prime Galway Investment Opportunity

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Offers in excess of €2m are being sought for a prime Galway city centre investment opportunity as 35 William Street is brought to the market by commercial agents Lambert Smith Hampton. Located in the heart of the premier retail district, the property has c.72.47 sq m (780 sq ft) retail space on the ground floor and upper floors c. 158.5 …

Titanic Maritime Festival To Host Free Pop-Up Cinema Events On Belfast’s Historic Slipways

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A pop-up cinema experience on Belfast’s historic slipways has been added to this year’s Titanic Maritime Festival’s line-up. The unique outdoor cinema, courtesy of Titanic Belfast and Titanic Foundation, is set to be one of the festival’s highlights, and will show seven family favourites, including Cinemagic’s Grace and Goliath, Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, The Goonies, Free Willy, The Little Mermaid …

Healthy Start To 2019 For Northern Ireland Commercial Property Market

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Commercial property investment volume in Q1 2019 was healthy for an opening quarter at £42.5m, 2.5 times that of the same period in 2018 but 47 percent below the five-year quarterly average, according to new research published today by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Investment Transactions Northern Ireland Bulletin Q1 2019 showed that while volume has been consistent over the last …

The Unifying Effect Of The Belfast Marathon

Andrew Kelly Blog

Sometimes in life you get hit with news which, depending on your reaction, helps to define the type of person you are and/or the organisation you are part of. At the end of last year, my little company, MCE,  was rocked by the news that one of our most treasured and popular colleagues, Anna Connor, had been diagnosed with cancer. …

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Strong Labour Market Triggers Rise In Consumer Confidence

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland increased in the first quarter of 2019 mainly due to the strong performance of the labour market, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index rose to 139 in Q1 2019, up from 127 in the fourth quarter of last year but below the 142 registered in …

E-commerce Can Put NI Companies On Track For International Success

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Over 100 local businesses who attended Northern Ireland’s first ever dedicated e-commerce conference, eComm Live 2019, heard that retail-based businesses who invest in e-commerce are far more likely to see growth in international markets.  eComm Live 2019, which is supported by trade body Retail NI, is aimed at retailers – including both those already selling online and those who are …

Tourism Ireland Unveils Fourth Stained Glass Window In Belfast

Kirsty Winter Consumer

It’s week four of Tourism Ireland’s 2019 Game of Thrones campaign and the latest ‘Glass of Thrones’ has been revealed in Belfast on Monday, 6th May – at the SSE Arena. To celebrate the final series of Game of Thrones, Tourism Ireland — in partnership with HBO — is erecting six beautifully crafted, stained-glass windows around Belfast. When all six windows …