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  • Cosmo chain set to open in RoI
    News
    09
    Dec 2016
    Cosmo chain set to open in RoI
    The Cosmo restaurant chain, which has outlets in 16 UK cities, including Belfast, has announced that it is to open in Dublin within the next 18 months,...
  • Trade on a high as festive rush builds
    News
    08
    Dec 2016
    Trade on a high as festive rush builds
    As the headlong rush into the key Christmas season gets underway, the hospitality trade in Northern Ireland is looking to make the most of the year’s key...
  • Niall McKenna named UU Visiting Professor
    News
    07
    Dec 2016
    Niall McKenna named UU Visiting Professor
    Ulster University has appointed leading Belfast chef, restaurateur, and business owner, Niall McKenna as a Visiting Professor for a four-year period.  ...
  • £6m Windsor Park deal for Sodexo
    News
    05
    Dec 2016
    £6m Windsor Park deal for Sodexo
    Catering firm, Sodexo, has signed a £6m contract with the new Windsor Park stadium in Belfast. The company will provide food and beverage, retail and...
  • Producers showcased in Causeway ‘foodie’ film series
    News
    04
    Dec 2016
    Producers showcased in Causeway ‘foodie’ film series
    Local food producers from the Causeway Coast and Glens have been celebrated in a new series of short films. The project, by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough...
  • Easy does it for Flax
    Venue Spotlight
    05
    Dec 2016
    Easy does it for Flax
    There’s been a hostelry of one shade or another near the crossroads at Ballyward in rural County Down for...
  • New Square tenant puts health on the menu
    Venue Spotlight
    05
    Dec 2016
    New Square tenant puts health on the menu
    David Edwards believes that his bright new coffee shop in Lisburn Square is ideally placed to exploit what he...
  • Where everybody knows our name…
    Venue Spotlight
    05
    Dec 2016
    Where everybody knows our name…
    Bringing with it a whiff of 19th century New York, The Five Points is an unpretentious and promising addition...
  • A Grand design
    Venue Spotlight
    04
    Dec 2016
    A Grand design
    Rachel Eastwood has been working in the licensing trade for most of her life. Best known as the licensee of...
  • Investment marks high hopes for Balmoral’s future
    Venue Spotlight
    28
    Oct 2016
    Investment marks high hopes for Balmoral’s future
    The Balmoral has been a constant of the hospitality scene in Warrenpoint for many decades, but following a...

NEWS

Cosmo chain set to open in RoI
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Cosmo chain set to open in RoI

December 9th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The Cosmo restaurant chain, which has outlets in 16 UK cities, including Belfast, has announced that it is to open in Dublin within the next 18 months, creating more than 150 new jobs. The first new outlet has been planned for...
Trade on a high as festive rush builds
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Trade on a high as festive rush builds

December 8th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
As the headlong rush into the key Christmas season gets underway, the hospitality trade in Northern Ireland is looking to make the most of the year’s key selling period. Among Belfast venues, optimism was very high during the...
Niall McKenna named UU Visiting Professor
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Niall McKenna named UU Visiting Professor

December 7th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Ulster University has appointed leading Belfast chef, restaurateur, and business owner, Niall McKenna as a Visiting Professor for a four-year period.   During his tenure at Ulster University’s Business School, Niall, long...
£6m Windsor Park deal for Sodexo
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£6m Windsor Park deal for Sodexo

December 5th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Catering firm, Sodexo, has signed a £6m contract with the new Windsor Park stadium in Belfast. The company will provide food and beverage, retail and hospitality services at the venue as part of a five-year deal. It will also...
Producers showcased in Causeway ‘foodie’ film series
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Producers showcased in Causeway ‘foodie’ film series

December 4th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Local food producers from the Causeway Coast and Glens have been celebrated in a new series of short films. The project, by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Tourism Team, has been developed as part of the NI Year of...

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VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • Easy does it for Flax
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    Venue Spotlight
    December 5th, 2016

    Easy does it for Flax

    There’s been a hostelry of one shade or another near the crossroads at Ballyward in rural County Down for generations – and always with the Turley family name above its door.  Formerly the location of a 19th century flax mill, the current Turley’s bar is...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

A crowning achievement for Aaron
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A crowning achievement for Aaron

December 5th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Aaron Lilley from The Cardan in Lisburn has been crowned Heverlee L’Apprentice 2016, winning an amazing £5,000 trip for two to...
Open Gate at the Twilight Market
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Open Gate at the Twilight Market

November 16th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The Guinness Open Gate Brewery made a return visit to Belfast as part of the Twilight Market earlier in November – and...
UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI
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UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI

November 15th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
United Wine Merchants Ltd. announced the launch of a new range of Australian wines from Peter Lehmann recently, during a...
The definitive sound of summer
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The definitive sound of summer

September 6th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Avicii were the headline acts on the biggest stage in Northern Ireland recently as 75,000 music fans...