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Trade launch for Chase range at The Northern Whig
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Trade launch for Chase range at The Northern Whig

December 1st, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured at The Northern Whig for the trade launch of the Chase range are (back row, from left) Jason Keenan, mixologist; Simon Davies, Chase Distillery; Garry Connolly, proprietor, Anzac Wines and Spirits; Adam Grundon, Anzac....
Spanish evening at The Europa
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Spanish evening at The Europa

November 24th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
James McGinn and Julie Hastings from Hastings Hotels were joined by Nuala Loughran, Alison Clarke and Wynn Penton at a spectacular Spanish soiree recently in the Europa Hotel.   The Europa Hotel hosted a spectacular Spanish...
John Torode hosts Old Inn evening of wine
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John Torode hosts Old Inn evening of wine

October 28th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured at the recent wine evening at the Old Inn, Crawfordsburn are Simon McStravick with Carolyn Stewart, John Torode and Isabel McAuley.   Celebrity chef John Torode recently hosted an exclusive dinner in partnership...
Hospitality Exchange draws the crowds
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Hospitality Exchange draws the crowds

October 24th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured before the Tourism 2020 Debate got underway at Hospitality Exchange are Russell Campbell, editor of LCN, which sponsored the debate; Margaret Ritchie, MLA, special speaker and Mark Simpson, chairman.     The...
A sparkling evening at The Merchant
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A sparkling evening at The Merchant

September 29th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
The Merchant Hotel hosted an intimate reception to celebrate the launch of its new house Champagne, Ruinart, recently. Guests were welcomed to The Merchant’s Hamptons-themed rooftop garden, where they were the first people to...
Size matters at Magners Light pint bottle launch
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Size matters at Magners Light pint bottle launch

September 29th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Celebrating the eagerly awaited launch of the Magners Light Pint Bottle onto the Northern Irish market, the iconic cider brand teamed up recently with NI Gossip Guy to mark the moment with a party at Filthy McNasty’s. Publicans...
Sunshine Launch for Clonmel 1650
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Sunshine Launch for Clonmel 1650

July 29th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Shown at the launch are John Downey of The Downey Group; Stephen Meleady of C&C Gleeson and Connor McCausland of Tennent’s NI.   The Dirty Onion in Belfast was the venue in glorious sunshine recently for the...
Launch of Hastings World Cup initiative
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Launch of Hastings World Cup initiative

June 25th, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Meagan Green and Miss Northern Ireland Rebecca Shirley are pictured at the Europa Hotel for the afternoon tea event.     The Hastings Hotel group recently held a reception to celebrate the launch of a new campaign by...
Magners sparkles at Down Royal Festival
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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...
Publicity Association Northern Ireland 2014 launch
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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...
Five fantastic years at The Fitzwilliam
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Five fantastic years at The Fitzwilliam

April 2nd, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured enjoying the Casino Night celebrations at The Fitzwilliam in Belfast recently are Siobhan O’Sullivan, director of sales and marketing for The Fitzwilliam; June Burgess, hotel owner and Cian Landers, general manager....
Guests sparkle at Maze opening bash
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Guests sparkle at Maze opening bash

April 2nd, 2014 | by LCN Editor
Pictured at the opening of Maze in Belfast recently are restaurant critic, Joris Minne (left) with John Mulholland, director of J & G Seafoods (centre) and Michael Karan, owner of the new venue. Invited guests packed into...
Great Victoria Street welcomes the Malt Room
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Great Victoria Street welcomes the Malt Room

March 6th, 2014 | by lcn
Malt Room Bar and Restaurant opened its doors recently on Belfast’s Golden Mile.  A joint venture involving well-known hotelier, Lord Diljit Rana and Ulster chef, Raymond McArdle, this 85-seat venue is a chic, modern addition...
New Year, New You
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New Year, New You

March 5th, 2014 | by lcn
The Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast recently hosted a motivational evening to encourage healthy lifestyles for 2014. Brian Magee, boxing champion and founder of Magee Health & Fitness, demonstrated expert techniques for home...
Off to the dogs with Caledonia Smooth
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Off to the dogs with Caledonia Smooth

March 5th, 2014 | by lcn
Work Me Lord, owned by Tony Howard of Kildare, was declared top dog at the recent Caledonia Smooth Gold Cup final at Drumbo Park Greyhound Stadium, winning the three-week festival of racing’s most sought-after £5000 prize....
Trojans celebrate a boost from Budweiser
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Trojans celebrate a boost from Budweiser

February 27th, 2014 | by lcn
The Belfast Trojans American Football team kicked off the New Year by welcoming Budweiser on board as the new team sponsor and moving to a new home at Belfast Harlequins Sports Arena. Sarah Shimmons, beer marketing manager for...