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 …

Beannchor Makes Move Into Co-Working Sector

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Northern Ireland’s largest hospitality group, Beannchor has announced a significant £350,000 investment in the launch of a new co-working office venture at Lisburn Square. Cubic CoWork will open at Lisburn Square in April, offering 8,000sq ft of flexible, stylish, innovative, technologically advanced workspace. Further investment in other locations across Northern Ireland are also being explored. Beannchor owns and operates many …

Exclusive 26-Year-Old Midleton Single Cask Irish Whiskey Launched In Partnership With Iconic Fermanagh Pub

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Renowned for its traditional Irish heritage, one of Fermanagh’s oldest pubs Blake’s of ‘The Hollow’ has partnered with drinks company, Dillon Bass to release an exclusive Midleton Single Cask Irish Whiskey. 26-years in the making, the limited edition Midleton single cask release was hand selected by Midleton’s Master Distiller Brian Nation in collaboration with the iconic pub’s owner Pat Blake. Bottled …

Look At Me Now: Beannchor Reveals The National’s New Look Following £350,000 Investment

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The Beannchor Group has completed a significant £350,000 investment in the redevelopment of its popular Cathedral Quarter bar and eatery, The National. Following an extensive month-longrenovation, the new-look venue reopened to the public at the weekend. Set in the historic surrounds of one of Belfast’s oldest buildings – the former National Bank Building on High Street – the venue has …

Show-stopping line-up announced for Gradam Ceoil 2019

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A world-class line-up of top trad talent has been announced for Gradam Ceoil TG4 2019. Known as ‘the Oscars of traditional music’, the live concert and awards show, which returns to Belfast for the second year, will take place at the Waterfront Hall on Sunday 17th February, promising a night of foot-stomping entertainment right in the heart of Belfast. Legendary …