Monthly Archives: December, 2009

The Inn Castledawson Opens again for Business






Yesterday was a much anticipated girlie afternoon out with one of my best friends Emma McCann and she had booked the newly re-opened Inn, Castledawson. After lying dormant for almost a year now the reopening has been a most welcome event in this beautiful village set deep in the heart of Mid-Ulster but VERY easily […]






Marathon of Fundraising Events for Pancreatic Cancer Research enjoys continued success






Yesterday saw yet another successful event for my friend Emma McCann in her quest to raise £10K for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Not only has she reached her target but yesterday smashed it – and she’s not finished yet. With only one of my three children willing to help me out, my 7 year old son […]






Coca-Cola Drives Home Christmas Safety Message






Leading local soft drinks supplier, Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland, recently launched its Christmas ‘Designated Driver’ campaign at Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast. Developed in association with the Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland) and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) the road safety campaign hopes to reduce instances of drink driving this Christmas by […]






Toby Keith Review, Odyssey Arena Nov 09 by Kathleen Barclay






TOBY KEITH THE ODYSSEY BELFAST FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2009 This was one eagerly anticipated show by one of the biggest American country stars and we were not to be disappointed.  Toby brought his 10 piece band for the show and what a cracking ensemble they turned out to be.  We only had to wait until […]






North West bands come together for HURT






King Coma (Strabane), Pavesi from Donegal and celebrated Strabane musician Gavin Kelly and his new band Catalsyt will be performing at Strabane’s Alley Theatre on December 30th, offering a final chance to hear some great local bands before 2010 and raise much needed funds for the North West charity, HURT. Winners of BT Sounds Like […]