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  • NI trade threatened by new RoI regulations
    News
    12
    Apr 2018
    NI trade threatened by new RoI regulations
    The hospitality trade in Northern Ireland is facing additional pressure this morning, thanks once again to the actions of government. This time it is the...
  • Marine unveils a plush new look
    News
    06
    Apr 2018
    Marine unveils a plush new look
    The Marine Hotel, Ballycastle has unveiled the results of a major refurbishment scheme at the seafront venue. The completion of phase one of a £1m expansion...
  • Stephen to take on the Grand Central
    News
    04
    Apr 2018
    Stephen to take on the Grand Central
    Stephen Meldrum has been appointed general manager of Hastings new Grand Central Hotel in Belfast. Formerly GM at the group’s luxury Slieve Donard Resort...
  • Trade welcomes launch of tourism VAT probe
    News
    04
    Apr 2018
    Trade welcomes launch of tourism VAT probe
    It appears that the NI hospitality trade might finally have begun to inch towards resolution in its long-standing and bitter dispute with government over the...
  • Extended: Closing date for LCN Awards 2018
    News
    15
    Mar 2018
    Extended: Closing date for LCN Awards 2018
    Entries and enquiries in relation to this year’s Licensed & Catering News Awards are moving very quickly now as the closing date for the competition...
  • A seat at The Captain’s Table
    Features
    06
    Apr 2018
    A seat at The Captain’s Table
    Casual dining is now one of the busiest parts of the hospitality sector and differentiation has become key. A...
  • Fitting right in
    Features
    05
    Apr 2018
    Fitting right in
    Michael McGinn followed in his father’s footsteps when he took a post at The Stormont Hotel 15 years ago....
  • Filling big shoes
    Features
    04
    Apr 2018
    Filling big shoes
    Peter Wilson knows about responsibility. As owner and developer of the iconic Kelly’s complex on the busy...
  • Taking a shine to the trade
    Features
    01
    Mar 2018
    Taking a shine to the trade
    Dominic Armstrong’s hospitality education began after he left school and realised that he was at his...
  • A new era dawns at north coast’s Bayview
    Features
    28
    Feb 2018
    A new era dawns at north coast’s Bayview
    Change is a constant at the Bayview Hotel in Portballintrae, but owner Trevor Kane has just come up with some...
  • Soda & Starch aims to be a home from home
    Venue Spotlight
    05
    Apr 2018
    Soda & Starch aims to be a home from home
    Ciaran O’Neill and Raymond Moran have been showing LCN around Soda & Starch, their bijou little eatery...
  • A step in the right direction
    Venue Spotlight
    04
    Apr 2018
    A step in the right direction
    The current round of investment at Kelly’s complex on the north coast is complete with the opening of The...
  • From locks to lattes
    Venue Spotlight
    28
    Feb 2018
    From locks to lattes
    Peter McCloskey is known to many people as an award-winning hairstylist and the driving force behind local...
  • Looking to new horizons
    Venue Spotlight
    30
    Jan 2018
    Looking to new horizons
    2018 is likely to be something of a seminal year for Belfast restaurateur, Tony O’Neill, and his wife,...
  • The year of the goat
    Venue Spotlight
    29
    Jan 2018
    The year of the goat
    The Cathedral Quarter’s latest arrival adds a little more to the fun-loving, off-the-wall aura that...

NEWS

NI trade threatened by new RoI regulations
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NI trade threatened by new RoI regulations

April 12th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
The hospitality trade in Northern Ireland is facing additional pressure this morning, thanks once again to the actions of government. This time it is the parliament in Dublin that is responsible. Pending legislation which is...
Marine unveils a plush new look
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Marine unveils a plush new look

April 6th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
The Marine Hotel, Ballycastle has unveiled the results of a major refurbishment scheme at the seafront venue. The completion of phase one of a £1m expansion programme has seen the Marine Hotel – the largest in the town –...
Stephen to take on the Grand Central
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Stephen to take on the Grand Central

April 4th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
Stephen Meldrum has been appointed general manager of Hastings new Grand Central Hotel in Belfast. Formerly GM at the group’s luxury Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle, Stephen began his career with Hastings as a...
Trade welcomes launch of tourism VAT probe
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Trade welcomes launch of tourism VAT probe

April 4th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
It appears that the NI hospitality trade might finally have begun to inch towards resolution in its long-standing and bitter dispute with government over the rates of tourism VAT here. The industry welcomed an announcement in...
Extended: Closing date for LCN Awards 2018
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Extended: Closing date for LCN Awards 2018

March 15th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
Entries and enquiries in relation to this year’s Licensed & Catering News Awards are moving very quickly now as the closing date for the competition looms. So, with a busy St. Patrick’s weekend in prospect for the...

FEATURES

  • A seat at The Captain’s Table
    0
    Features
    April 6th, 2018

    A seat at The Captain’s Table

    Casual dining is now one of the busiest parts of the hospitality sector and differentiation has become key. A focus on ambience...Read more

Fitting right in

Fitting right in

April 5th, 2018
Filling big shoes

Filling big shoes

April 4th, 2018
Taking a shine to the trade

Taking a shine to the trade

March 1st, 2018

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • Soda & Starch aims to be a home from home
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    Venue Spotlight
    April 5th, 2018

    Soda & Starch aims to be a home from home

    Ciaran O’Neill and Raymond Moran have been showing LCN around Soda & Starch, their bijou little eatery in the centre of a resurgent Derry city… Derry-Londonderry’s Craft Village is a jewel, hidden away in the centre of the city. A recreation of a classic 18th...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

House Belfast venue for Mor NI launch
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House Belfast venue for Mor NI launch

March 5th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
Mor Pineapple was officially launched in NI by Anzac Wines & Spirits in House, Belfast during February.  A fantastic,...
Babel launch for IoH Awards
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Babel launch for IoH Awards

December 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The NI branch of the Institute of Hospitality has officially launched the 23rd Institute of Hospitality Awards For...
Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop
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Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop

September 29th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Whiskey and Invention’, a collaboration from Bushmills Irish Whiskey and local inventor and entrepreneur, Ciaran Larkin, took...
Party night welcome for The Doyen
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Party night welcome for The Doyen

September 28th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The trade was out in numbers towards the end of last month for a lively launch at The Doyen, Wine Inns’ latest venture on...

 

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