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The Newest Culinary Hotspot In Ballycastle Celebrates A Phenomenal First Month

The launch of The Lookout restaurant at The Salthouse eco-hotel in Ballycastle has been an overwhelming success, serving more than 3000 covers in the first month. The Salthouse, a luxury eco hotel in Ballycastle, opened the doors to its highly anticipated new restaurant to an incredibly positive response, it said. The Lookout, representing a substantial […]

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UK & Ireland Lakes Conference Spotlights Urgency, Innovation, and Collaboration in Lake Protection

The UK & Ireland Lakes Network along with the Seven Lochs Wetland Park project are proud to host the esteemed UK & Ireland Lakes Conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on Wednesday 11 October 2023.  Supported by the Glasgow Convention Bureau and Nature Scotland and generously sponsored by PET Water Solutions and Iolight,

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Co Down Students Set For American Adventure On US Scholarship Programme

Co Down students from Newry, Warrenpoint and Kilkeel are heading off on the adventure of a lifetime this month after being accepted onto a US Scholarship programme. They are among 56 students from across Northern Ireland on the prestigious Study USA programme, which enables students to study business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

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Belfast Giants Confirm Full 2023/24 Roster

The Stena Line Belfast Giants are proud to confirm their full roster for the upcoming 2023/24 season.  Featuring a number of instrumental returning players from the Giants’ 2022/23 treble-winning roster, including Tyler Beskorowany, Ben Lake, Ciaran Long, and Mark Cooper, and a raft of highly anticipated new signings, the 2023/24 squad contains an exciting combination

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Seven-Metre-Tall Sculpture Unveiled On Forth Meadow Community Greenway

A striking seven-metre-tall aluminium sculpture has been unveiled on Springfield Road in Belfast. Carry Each Other was sculpted by local visual artist Sara Cunningham-Bell as part of the EU PEACE IV-funded Forth Meadow Community Greenway. It aims to reflect the strength of community in Belfast and the importance of supporting each other. It features an

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Still Time To Enter As Motor Industry Awards Take Off With Air Ambulance NI

This new awards initiative, designed to help acknowledge and celebrate the industry’s leading motoring businesses and professionals, will culminate in a glittering gala black-tie event on Friday 3 November. Title Sponsor of the awards is Used Cars NI with support from Media Partner Cool FM. Attendees will have the opportunity to support the crucial work

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Holmes Bakery Rolls Out New Supply Deal With Lidl Northern Ireland

An award-winning bakery in Portadown is the latest food supplier in Northern Ireland to secure a major contract with the region’s fastest-growing supermarket retailer, Lidl Northern Ireland. Holmes Bakery, which has been producing handcrafted sweet and savoury treats since 1937, will expand its 20-strong workforce by a further three employees as part of the £200,000

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Clandeboye Estate Yoghurt Amoo-Zing Products Launch In Asda

Clandeboye Estate Yoghurt has worked with Asda to secure listings for twelve new lines, which will be stocked across all the retailer’s Northern Ireland stores. The 12 new products include Clandeboye Estate Blueberry, Raspberry, Strawberry and Toffee Yoghurts, Madagascan Vanilla, Raspberry & White Chocolate, Mandarin & Lime, Mango & Nectarine Greek Style Yoghurts, Greek Style

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Charles Hurst Puts Cupra And Seat On Show With £2m Dealership And 26 New Jobs

Charles Hurst is charging ahead with a £2 million investment to open a new, landmark dealership that will bring the challenger electric vehicle (EV) CUPRA brand to its Northern Ireland retail estate for the first time. Launching a new recruitment drive to fill a range of 26 new roles, the region’s largest new and used

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Statue Of Anti-Slavery Campaigner Frederick Douglass Unveiled In Belfast

A striking bronze statue of author, anti-slavery campaigner and early champion of women’s rights Frederick Douglass has been unveiled in Belfast city centre. Douglass was a former slave who became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in America. He first visited Belfast in 1845 at the invitation of the Belfast Anti-Slavery Society and returned

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AbbeyAutoline Launches New Branch In Newtownards

AbbeyAutoline is celebrating its 50th anniversary by enhancing its high street presence in Northern Ireland with the relocation of its Newtownards branch to a new town-centre premises. Northern Ireland’s largest insurance broker has made a significant investment in the new premises, located on Old Cross Street in Newtownards, and will employ 17 staff.   The relocation

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Northern Ireland’s Past Still Present As Festival Celebrates Heritage Traditions

The Ulster Folk Museum has announced it will host a new Making Festival at the museum to celebrate our traditional crafts and support the revival of Northern Ireland’s most-cherished heritage skills. The two-day, family-friendly festival, planned in partnership with Construction Industry Training Board NI (CITB NI), will take place Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August.

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Hack To Help Children With NSPCC Northern Ireland’s Mourne Mountain Challenge

NSPCC Northern Ireland is inviting you to lace up your walking shoes and take part in the charity’s 2023 Hike Against Cruelty to Kids (HACK) in the Mourne Mountains, Co Down. Taking place on Sunday 24 September, hackers will hike to the top of Slieve Donard (850m) – Northern Ireland’s highest peak – to enjoy

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Translink Connecting Communities Through Colour

Translink is teaming up with Belfast based Australian street artist Danni Simpson to create a large-scale art piece which will uniquely be completed with the help of the Northern Ireland public. In support of Translink’s latest Life.Better.Connected campaign the specially commissioned urban style mural depicting well known places and connections around Northern Ireland will, once

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County Down Man Launches A Picture-Perfect Caricature Business Thanks To Help From The Go For It Programme

A County Down man based in Bangor, has launched his very own picture-perfect caricature business, John McClaughry Artist, thanks to the help of the Go For It programme in association with Ards and North Down Borough Council. This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment

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Shelbourne Motors Appoints First Chief Operating Officer

Shelbourne Motors has appointed Alan Thompson as the family-owned vehicle retailers’ first ever Chief Operations Officer.  The Senior Executive appointment is part of Shelbourne Motors’ ambitious growth plan in its 50th year of business that includes a £3m capital investment programme across its multi-franchise retail sites. Alan will be tasked with spearheading the company’s growth

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Lee Rogers Announces New Single Peace Of Mind

Northern Irish singer-songwriter Lee Rogers has issued a brand new single entitled Peace Of Mind, his first solo recording since the release of a long-awaited second album of Americana-tinged songs entitled Gameblood in mid-2022. “I wrote Peace Of Mind as a positive song about relationships,” states Rogers. “We are always so good at writing and

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AbbeyAutoline Launches 50 Ways Of Giving Back As Part Of 50th Anniversary Celebrations

AbbeyAutoline has launched its 50 Ways of Giving Back community-based programme that will support 50 charities and voluntary organisations across the region in 2023. Northern Ireland’s largest insurance broker has committed to the ambitious programme as part of its 50th Anniversary with a focus on giving back to communities that have played a crucial role

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Holywood Cloud Company Celebrates Strong Growth In First Half Of 2023

Holywood based cloud technology company 3EN has seen its sales increase by almost 10% in the first six months of 2023. The growth comes as the company doubles down on a strategy to bring business management software to more businesses in Ireland, the UK and beyond. 3EN is one of Europe’s most qualified Oracle NetSuite

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Raise Ventures & Young Enterprise Northern Ireland Launch The Emerging Entrepreneurs Summer School

Raise Ventures & Young Enterprise Northern Ireland are pleased to launch the Emerging Entrepreneurs Summer School. Spearheaded by Raise Ventures, a private tech accelerator, in partnership with Ulster Bank and the Ormeau Baths, the Summer School aims to carve a clearer path for young people into entrepreneurship and showcase it as a viable career path.

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Lisburn Physio Flexes Her Entrepreneurial Muscle To Launch Hybrid Physiotherapy And Strength Training Facility

Kayleigh Jess from Lisburn has bridged the gap between injury rehabilitation and strength training to launch her very own hybrid facility, Fit Physio Hillsborough, with support from the Go For It Programme in partnership with Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council. This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund

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Armagh Observatory And Planetarium Launches British And Irish Sign Language Accessibility Dome Shows

Leading astronomical research centre, Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, screened its CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story Dome Show in British Sign Language (BSL) and Irish Sign Language (ISL) for the first time in July 2023. The screenings are part of a wider initiative by Armagh Observatory and Planetarium to increase the accessibility of its facilities. They

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Translink Announces Final Sessions Six In Search For Next Local Music Star

Northern Ireland public transport provider Translink has announced the shortlist for its Translink Sessions music competition which was launched earlier this summer to search for local, unsigned music talent. After a robust judging process where each artist had to submit an original song based around the theme of connections a panel of industry experts have

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Belfast Mela Unveils Exciting Line Up For Nine Day Festival

The 17th Belfast Mela Festival, sponsored by Sensata Technologies, which is now one of largest arts festivals in Northern Ireland bringing together music, dance, art, theatre, wellbeing and food from around the world to celebrate Belfast’s growing cultural diversity was launched today by the Lord Mayor of Belfast Cllr Ryan Murphy in the Dark Horse.

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Rural Dental Practice Acquired With Ulster Bank Support Announces Growth Plans

Clogher Valley Dental consolidates surgeries, plans to introduce new treatments. A rural dental practice with more than 6,000 registered patients has been acquired as part of a six-figure investment supported by Ulster Bank with new management planning to expand its range of treatment options to cater for both private and NHS patients. Dental surgeon Carla

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AbbeyAutoline Launches New Branch In Portadown

New high street branch strengthens AbbeyAutoline’s well-established Commercial Lines business in Portadown. AbbeyAutoline, Northern Ireland’s largest insurance broker, is celebrating its 50th anniversary by enhancing its high street presence in Northern Ireland by relocating its Portadown branch to a new town-centre location. The new branch, located on Market Street in Portadown, is part of the

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Dickson Returns For Giant 13th Season In Teal

The Stena Line Belfast Giants are delighted to announce that Andrew Dickson has re-signed for the 2023/24 season. A beloved fan favourite, Dicko finds himself among the longest tenured Giants in club history, with five Elite League championships, four Challenge Cups, and an Elite League Playoffs title to his name. The upcoming 2023/24 season will

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Belfast Woman Inspired By Grandmother To Launch Revolutionary Medical Dermatology Business

Pragya Sharma has drawn on her passion for medicine and biochemistry to launch her business venture Gran Lab, thanks to the help of the Go For It programme, in association with Belfast City Council.   This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth and

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Vote For Comber In The Retail Ni High Street Hero Awards 2023

Nominations for this year’s High Street Hero Awards, powered by Retail NI, are open until Monday 31 July and the people of Comber are being encouraged to vote for their favourite retailers, to help them win a coveted award. A record 10,000 votes from across Northern Ireland were registered in last year’s competition and there

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Discover A Treasure Trove Of Family Fun At Belfast Maritime Festival

Belfast’s rich maritime history and spirit of innovation will take centre stage with a host of free family activities on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September. The Belfast Maritime Festival will take place along the city’s Maritime Mile, with activities stretching across Queen’s Quay to HMS Caroline in the Titanic Quarter. Visitors can enjoy nautical-themed

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R&D Leads To Global Success For Andor Technology

Following a multi million pounds investment to research and develop an innovative new microscope, West Belfast based Andor Technology is poised to achieve significant worldwide sales for their groundbreaking microscope. Andor Technology is a global leader in the development and manufacture of high performance scientific digital cameras, microscopy systems and spectrographs for academic, industrial and

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Irish Environmentalist Fionn Ferreira Comes Third In Young Inventors Prize 2023 For Drawing Micro-Plastics Out Of The Ocean

The European Patent Office (EPO) announced that Irish environmentalist Fionn Ferreira has won third place in the Young Inventors Prize at the European Inventor Award 2023. Ferreira, a 22 year old chemistry master’s degree student and teaching assistant at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, created a way to remove micro-plastics from water using

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Preston Joins Giants For 2023/24 Season

The Stena Line Belfast Giants are pleased to announce the signing of 25-year-old forward, Quinn Preston ahead of the 2023/24 season. Hailing from Trenton, Michigan, Preston joins the Giants after spending the 2022/23 season with East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) side Wichita Thunder, recording an impressive 61 points in 62 games. During the 2021/22 season,

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Reimagined Fairy Tales: As Read By Comedian Ellie Taylor

Classic fairy tales have been reimagined to see Goldilocks finally get her comeuppance, Jack show up at the front door of the Giant’s high-rise apartment, and Rapunzel get rescued by a plumber. A sketch sees comedian Ellie Taylor read passages from Goldilocks and the Three Bears in a humorous and modern take on the classic

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Belfast’s Waterfront Comes Alive With Free Music This August

Sundays on the Maritime Mile are back this year, offering free musical performances every Sunday throughout August between 12 noon and 5pm at various locations along Belfast’s Maritime Mile. Facilitated by Maritime Belfast Trust, the charity responsible for preserving and promoting Belfast’s maritime heritage, and programmed by local festival organiser Snow Water, Sundays on the Maritime Mile features some

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