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  • Belfast set for a real taste of Italy
    Venue Spotlight
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    Apr 2017
    Belfast set for a real taste of Italy
    Sapori Italiani is a family-run and uniquely Italian restaurant in the centre of Newry. Now, however, there...
  • New era beckons at iconic Ballymena venues
    Venue Spotlight
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    Mar 2017
    New era beckons at iconic Ballymena venues
    Russell Campbell has been talking to Eugene and Carole McKenna about their ambitious plans for re-development...
  • The healthiest of starts
    Venue Spotlight
    27
    Feb 2017
    The healthiest of starts
    Jenny Curran and her partner, Tony O’Neill have turned their shared obsession with the virtues of a truly...
  • Kelan puts beef back on the menu
    Venue Spotlight
    27
    Feb 2017
    Kelan puts beef back on the menu
    Intro: Everybody says nice things about the Bull and Ram, the audacious Ballynahinch eatery that represents...
  • A slow and steady rise
    Venue Spotlight
    25
    Jan 2017
    A slow and steady rise
    Patrick Magee had little experience of the hospitality trade when he opened Havana in Belfast city centre in...

NEWS

Revised Grand Central plan is Hastings biggest ever investment
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Revised Grand Central plan is Hastings biggest ever investment

April 25th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Hastings Hotels has said that it will invest £53m in its Grand Central Hotel project in Belfast following the granting of revised planning permission earlier this month. An additional 104 bedrooms are to be added to the hotel...
Excitement builds as LCN Awards night looms
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Excitement builds as LCN Awards night looms

April 21st, 2017 | by lcn
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Council set to rule on Grand Central expansion plan
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Council set to rule on Grand Central expansion plan

April 6th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast City Council will shortly consider an application from Hastings Hotels for an expansion to its still-to-be-built Grand Central Hotel on Bedford Street. The council’s planning committee will consider a recommendation to...
New ticketing system for north coast landmark
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New ticketing system for north coast landmark

April 5th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
One of Northern Ireland’s most renowned tourist attractions has become so popular with visitors that the National Trust has introduced a new timed ticketing system. The Trust, which looks after the popular Carrick-a-rede rope...
Green light for new north-west hotel
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Green light for new north-west hotel

March 30th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
A new Holiday Inn Express Hotel is to go ahead in Derry-Londonderry, creating nearly 50 new jobs. The Duddy Group, owned by developer, Brendan Duddy, is behind the £7m project which was first revealed in 2013. The new three-star...

FEATURES

  • Being outside the box…
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    Features
    April 26th, 2017

    Being outside the box…

    Canadian-born Nathan Evans came to Northern Ireland 22-years-ago to visit his sister, Sarah. During the visit, he fell in love...Read more

All plain sailing for Ben

All plain sailing for Ben

March 30th, 2017
Easy does it for David

Easy does it for David

March 29th, 2017

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • Belfast set for a real taste of Italy
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    Venue Spotlight
    April 26th, 2017

    Belfast set for a real taste of Italy

    Sapori Italiani is a family-run and uniquely Italian restaurant in the centre of Newry. Now, however, there are plans to expand the offering into the heart of Belfast… The Cavaliere family has been cultivating the unique taste of southern Italy in their Newry restaurant –...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

The Hudson hosts a saintly event
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The Hudson hosts a saintly event

March 31st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
To celebrate the new-look Hudson Entertainment complex, the award-winning bar on Gresham Street in Belfast hosted a St...
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...