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  • Titanic Belfast launches recruitment drive
    News
    06
    Jan 2017
    Titanic Belfast launches recruitment drive
    Titanic Belfast is recruiting 60 frontline staff  as it gears up for its summer high season. Following a record-breaking 2016, having won the World’s...
  • Hospitality boost as weak pound lifts business
    News
    14
    Dec 2016
    Hospitality boost as weak pound lifts business
    The Brexit vote and a weakening of the pound is helping reverse the fortunes of hospitality businesses in Northern Ireland. For some time, exchange rates and...
  • Hotel report points to growth across NI
    News
    13
    Dec 2016
    Hotel report points to growth across NI
    Hotel Federation report points to growth across NI, but some worries persist over staff recruitment. A new report from the NI Hotels Federation (NIHF) has...
  • Ten Square opens doors on first phase of £18m expansion
    News
    12
    Dec 2016
    Ten Square opens doors on first phase of £18m expansion
    Ten Square hotel in the centre of Belfast has just completed the first phase in a planned expansion to its premises on Donegall Square. The hotel welcomed the...
  • 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,...
  • 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

Titanic Belfast launches recruitment drive
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Titanic Belfast launches recruitment drive

January 6th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Titanic Belfast is recruiting 60 frontline staff  as it gears up for its summer high season. Following a record-breaking 2016, having won the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction, welcomed its three millionth visitor and...
Belfast’s top ten cosiest pubs for Christmas
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Belfast’s top ten cosiest pubs for Christmas

December 15th, 2016 | by lcn
Belfast’s top ten cosiest pubs for Christmas What better way to enjoy the festive spirit than relax in a comfy chair before the glowing embers of an open fire with a glass of something warming in one of Belfast’s many...
Hospitality boost as weak pound lifts business
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Hospitality boost as weak pound lifts business

December 14th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The Brexit vote and a weakening of the pound is helping reverse the fortunes of hospitality businesses in Northern Ireland. For some time, exchange rates and the glaring differential in VAT levels between the two jurisdictions...
Hotel report points to growth across NI
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Hotel report points to growth across NI

December 13th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Hotel Federation report points to growth across NI, but some worries persist over staff recruitment. A new report from the NI Hotels Federation (NIHF) has found evidence that the strong performance which has characterised the...
Ten Square opens doors on first phase of £18m expansion
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Ten Square opens doors on first phase of £18m expansion

December 12th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Ten Square hotel in the centre of Belfast has just completed the first phase in a planned expansion to its premises on Donegall Square. The hotel welcomed the first guests to the former Lancashire House office building next door...

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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...