breaking news

Magners sparkles at Down Royal Festival
Social Events
0

Magners sparkles at Down Royal Festival

June 25th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Sarah Shimmons, marketing manager for Tennent’s NI, is pictured at Down Royal Racecourse presenting jockey Kevin Manning with the Magners Derby trophy.   More than 6,000 people enjoyed one of Northern Ireland’s most...
Bull and cockerel spit pops up at Clandeboye
News
0

Bull and cockerel spit pops up at Clandeboye

June 23rd, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Belfast restaurateur Nick Price with Coq and Bull brasserie executive chef Ian Lyttle and the famous Bull and Cockerel spit used by Heston Blumenthal on Channel 4’s Great British Food programme which will be a permanent feature...
Beef like no other
Features
0

Beef like no other

June 16th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Russell Campbell has ventured to the heart of the Nine Glens to learn more about the origins of the remarkably successful Glenarm Shorthorn Beef – a much-favoured delicacy in some of London’s best restaurants and a top...
Three-step hospitality scheme to transform Linen Quarter
Venue Spotlight
0

Three-step hospitality scheme to transform Linen Quarter

June 16th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
A significant investment in a new Asian-themed bar in the heart of Belfast has created 100 new jobs and provided another welcome boost to the hospitality trade in the centre of the city.   Phase one of Shiro opened to the...
New Holywood eatery sets sail
Venue Spotlight
1

New Holywood eatery sets sail

June 16th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
The latest addition to a burgeoning line-up of hospitality venues in Holywood is a bright and comfortable new seafood eatery just off the main street. Russell Campbell has been along to the opening night…   Donaghadee...
Sam Neill visits for promotional tour
News
0

Sam Neill visits for promotional tour

June 16th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Simon Dougan of Yellow Door, who cooked lunch for Sam Neill at Yellow Door’s new restaurant in Belfast Furniture Mall, chats to the actor at a wine and dine lunch for specially invited guests.   Hollywood film star, Sam...
Aussie duo hosts food and wine masterclass
News
0

Aussie duo hosts food and wine masterclass

June 16th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured are Neil McGuigan, John Torode and from United Wine Merchants, Martin McAuley.   Aussie duo host food and wine masterclass Northern Ireland’s growing number of foodies will be delighted by the ongoing partnership...
Hilden’s new tribute to cycling tradition
News
0

Hilden’s new tribute to cycling tradition

June 5th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Ireland’s longest established independent brewery has tapped into the lingering local taste for all things Giro D’Italia with the launch of a specially designed craft beer. And the distinctive new Dunlop &...
Coffee grinds to muddy grounds
News
0

Coffee grinds to muddy grounds

June 5th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
 Pictured at the Rat Race Dirty Weekend are ‘Team Supreme’ members (L-R) Philip Mills, Denis Troughton, Cheryl Walker and Andy Morrison. One colossal 20 mile course blocked by 200 obstacles, lakes, rivers & lots...
£2m airport contract awarded to GRAHAM
News
0

£2m airport contract awarded to GRAHAM

May 20th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured is Gareth Murdock with Chris Horner of Belfast City Airport and Stewart Palmer.     George Best Belfast City Airport has awarded GRAHAM Facilities Management with a substantial £2 million contract to last...
Yellow Door cooks up 20 new jobs
LCN Awards
0

Yellow Door cooks up 20 new jobs

May 19th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Yellow Door chef Phil Rodgers was in for a surprise when Ulster Rugby squad players Niall Annett (left) and Robbie Diack (right) popped in to lend a hand in the kitchen at the new Yellow Door Restaurant at Belfast Furniture Mall....
MBE for hotelier Patsy O’Kane
News
0

MBE for hotelier Patsy O’Kane

May 15th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Derry~Londonderry hotelier Patsy O’Kane recently collected an MBE in recognition of her achievements and service to tourism and hospitality. The owner and general manager of the Beech Hill Country House Hotel – named Hotel of...
Cathedral Quarter site for new hotel
News
1

Cathedral Quarter site for new hotel

May 8th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Two brothers from Co. Donegal are set to open a new 40-bedroom hotel in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. Edmund and Patrick Simpson, who come originally from Tulnaree, near Carndonagh, hope to go on site with the new city centre...
NI Open Challenge launched at Galgorm
News
0

NI Open Challenge launched at Galgorm

May 2nd, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured at the launch of the NI Open Challenge at Galgorm Resort and Spa are (from left), tournament ambassador, Michael Hoey; Tourism Minister, Arlene Foster; European Tour commercial director, Mark Aspland; Galgorm Castle...
Publicity Association Northern Ireland 2014 launch
Social Events
0

Publicity Association Northern Ireland 2014 launch

May 1st, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Attending the launch of this year’s PANI Awards were Lucy Dougan, Richard Ross, Siobhan McKeown and Robert Lyle.   The Publicity Association of Northern Ireland (PANI) recently challenged agencies and designers across...
Revamp planned for Holywood nightspot
News
0

Revamp planned for Holywood nightspot

May 1st, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Hospitality in the centre of Holywood is back in the news this month with the announcement from Martin Wolsey that he has taken over the town’s popular Wine & Co. night spot, following its acquisition from Wine Inns by a...