It’s a Dog’s Life at Cathedral Quarter Bar

Niamh Parker Consumer

Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, is throwing its doors open for its second Pooch Social event on Sunday November 5, from 1 – 5pm. In aid of Lucy’s Trust, a local charity that cares for rescue dogs, the bar is welcoming all furry, four-legged customers and their owners to the fundraising event.  Guests can enjoy the crisp winter weather in …

Three New Retailers Set Up Shop At The OUTLET, Banbridge

Niamh Parker Consumer

Three new stores have arrived at The OUTLET just in time for the festive shopping period, representing an investment of over £100,000. The stores include ProCook, the first time the cookware and kitchenware retailer has opened a shop on the island of Ireland, fashion store Klass and Card Centre. The openings have created 15 new jobs at the shopping destination …

Bullitt Hotel’s New Rooftop Bar Set To Open Next Month

Niamh Parker Consumer

As Belfast’s Bullitt Hotel approaches its first anniversary, the hotel has announced that its brand new rooftop bar and garden Babel will be opening on October 20th as part of the hotel’s planned £1.75m expansion. Work is progressing fast on Phase II of Bullitt, which will also see 31 new bedrooms being added this year including the hotel’s first twin …

BBC Good Food Show Returns To Belfast

Niamh Parker Consumer

Following its phenomenal success last year, the BBC Good Food Show will return to the Belfast Waterfront from 10-12 November 2017. This year the show will return with more great food, a great range of some of Northern Ireland’s very best producers of food, drink and artisan products and a new spacious layout.  With a line-up of top celebrity chefs …

Belfast’s First Cocktail Festival Set To Shake Up The City

Niamh Parker Consumer

A brand new week-long festival aimed at cocktail lovers will bring a top line-up of special events to Belfast this October. Whether you are looking for a ground-breaking cocktail creation, want to watch some of the world’s best bartenders in action, or fancy taking a step back in time to the age of prohibition, Belfast’s first and only Cocktail Week …

Festival Of Prosecco To Fizz Up The Month Of September

Niamh Parker Consumer

Prosecco lovers are in for a treat as Belfast’s five-star Merchant Hotel has rolled out its month-long celebration dedicated to the ever popular sparkling tipple. Running until the end of September, customers can enjoy an array of Prosecco-themed delights including speciality cocktails in The Great Room and Cocktail Bar, a tasting flight of three different styles of prosecco, and ‘Frosecco’ …

Three NI Bartenders Crowned Hennessy Connoisseurs

Niamh Parker Consumer

Nine of Northern Ireland’s top bartenders battled it out at the grand finale of the third annual Hennessy Connoisseurs Challenge on Monday night (21st August), each vying for the chance to win a prestigious training scholarship with the world’s most iconic cognac brand. The Hennessy Connoisseurs Challenge, established by drinks company, Dillon Bass in 2015, is widely considered one of …

Clive Goes Live In Dublin

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Leading London-based live events agency, Clive has opened a new office in Dublin, investing over €600,000 to set up its new Irish operation. Three full time jobs have been created immediately, with additional roles planned for later this year. Clive helps brands to ‘Communicate: Live’, engaging internal and external audiences through creative live events and digital communication solutions. The agency …