Dog Friendly Bar Raises Pawsome Amount For Local Dog Charity

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Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, has raised over £5k for local dog rescue charity Lucy’s Trust since the Cathedral Quarter Bar opened its doors to welcome canine customers in 2017.  Since becoming part of a select list of dog-friendly venues in Belfast city centre, the bar has organised several fundraising events including Pooch Socials, Hot Dawg BBQs and Santa Paw …

Foraging Is On The Menu At Berts Jazz Bar This Month

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Belfast’s only dedicated Jazz bar, Berts, is hosting its first forager’s dining experience, bringing the taste of wild, freshly-grown seasonal produce from the beautiful Rademon Estate to the city. Based in Crossgar, Rademon Estate is home to local gin distiller and partner for the evening Shortcross Gin.   Taking place on Wednesday May 29, the event is the first of its …

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

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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 …

Tourism Ireland Unveils Fourth Stained Glass Window In Belfast

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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 …

Tourism Ireland Unveils Third Stained Glass Installation At The Lagan Weir In Belfast

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It’s week three of Tourism Ireland’s 2019 Game of Thrones campaign and the latest ‘Glass of Thrones’ has been revealed in Belfast at the Lagan Weir. Tourism Ireland’s colourful new Game of Thrones fan trail is appearing around Belfast as the final series of the epic drama unfolds. A new stained glass window – or ‘Glass of Thrones’ – is …

Giant, stained glass installations in Belfast celebrate the legacy of Game of Thrones® in Northern Ireland

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A giant, stained glass window was unveiled today (15 April) opposite the main entrance of Belfast City Hall. The impressive installation is part of Tourism Ireland’s brand new Game of Thrones® campaign – to showcase and celebrate Northern Ireland as Game of Thrones® Territory to millions of fans worldwide. This is the first of six installations to be unveiled over …

Beannchor Reveals New Look For The Cloth Ear Following £500K Investment

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Northern Ireland’s leading hospitality group, Beannchor has completed a £500,000 investment of The Cloth Ear, creating 10 new jobs. The owners of the popular bar, which is part of The Merchant Hotel in Belfast’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, have described the evolution of the venue as a ‘traditional Irish Victorian pub, reimagined.’ Following the significant refurbishment, the interior has been totally …

Ireland’s Biggest Water Sports and Activity Resort Splashes Into Carryduff

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Ireland’s largest water sport, activity and accommodation resort, Let’s Go Hydro, is set to reopen on Saturday 20April following the completion of a major £4 million investment, creating 100 jobs.     The resort, which is located at Knockbracken Reservoir in Carryduff, opened as a pop-up last summer and attracted over 50,000 visitors from NI, ROI, the UK and worldwide over …

Heroes’ Welcome as Team Ireland Return Home From The ‘Medal East’

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There were emotional scenes at Dublin Airport on Friday (22 March) as the 91-strong Team Ireland squad – including 21 from Ulster – returned home to a heroes’ welcome from the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. The team were carrying some serious excess baggage, as they made their way into the arrivals hall, with a sensational haul …