Monthly Archives: September, 2010

NI Sporting Stars Launch Dairy Council’s ‘Milk in Action’ Website






International rugby professional Bryan Young and rising sports star, pro-biker Jacob Dickson, urged young people to ‘Milk it for all it’s Worth’ today as they helped launch a dynamic new website from the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland. www.milkitforallitsworth.eu is designed to deliver a fun, high impact, digital resource that explains the nutritional qualities of […]






Calling all greenfingers!






Grab your wellies and your trowel and come to Minnowburn in Belfast on Saturday 9 October to help National Trust staff and volunteers plant 1,000 Bluebell bulbs.  Even if you don’t know your dicotyledon from your morifolium the National Trust needs your help to plant the bulbs in a new part of the wood. Visitors […]






Catch up with all the latest news from the Alley Theatre!






Did you notice a slight chill in the air this morning? Well it does feel that summer is finally over and the winter season is certainly starting to get into full swing at the Alley. After a majestic series of shows over the last few weeks, including three sell out shows by Conal Gallen and Channel 4 stand […]






ULSTER BANK OFFERS UP HUNDREDS OF FREE FESTIVAL TICKETS






What are you doing on October 27th? With three weeks to go until Ireland’s largest international arts festival gets underway, the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s have launched a major online scheme to give away almost 600 free festival tickets. Building on the success of last year’s ticket give-away, the website www.ulsterbank.com/arts gives would-be […]






ARTHUR’S DAY CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF ARTHUR GUINNESS






Thousands of people came together at 17.59 last night, Thursday, 23rd September to raise a toast to Arthur Guinness, the pioneering brewer and philanthropist who introduced Guinness to the world. Arthur’s Day is a fitting tribute to Arthur Guinness and his legacy, with all ticket proceeds from the day going directly to the Arthur Guinness […]






Great Nights out with GUINNESS® Black Lager






Throughout September GUINNESS Black Lager and Cool FM are helping pub and club goers across Northern Ireland make the most of their weekends. Cool FM and GUINNESS Black Lager will be taking over Saturday nights – on air, in pubs and in clubs. As part of the takeover Cool FM DJs will be playing in […]






Abseiling for Aware!






Calling all adrenaline junkies! Aware Defeat Depression has a few spaces for people who want to abseil down Scrabo Tower, near Newtownards! The tower itself is over 100 ft high and offers stunning views across Newtownards, Strangford Lough and further afield towards Belfast and Bangor. Taking place on Saturday 2nd October, we need a few […]






GLOBAL GUINNESS CELEBRATION, ARTHUR’S DAY 2010 INCLUDES THE SCRIPT, BRANDON FLOWERS, SNOW PATROL, KELIS, THE MANIC STREET PREACHERS, WESTLIFE AND PAOLO NUTINI






Consumers around the world join in the global celebration in addition to live music events and celebrations in Ireland, the USA, the Caribbean and Asia 23 September, 2010 – The owners of GUINNESS®, the world’s number one stout, is tonight hosting the 2010 Arthur’s Day global celebration, which kicks off at the world famous St. […]






Horslips return to Belfast!






The Dancehall Sweethearts Are Back On The Road. Horslips Confirm Irish Winter Tour Dates A year on from the sell-out triumph of their December ‘09 concerts in Dublin and Belfast, Irish rock legends Horslips are back with a new tour for 2010. Horslips have confirmed they will play the following concert dates: 27 November INEC, […]






Best-selling author and screenwriter Colin Bateman confirms guest appearance at Aspects Irish Literature Festival






Bangor-born author and screenwriter of Divorcing Jack, Colin Bateman, has confirmed that he will be making a guest appearance at the 19th Aspects Irish Literature Festival when it takes place in North Down from 22-26 September. The prolific author will join the Festival’s already stellar lineup that includes fellow Irish crime writers Declan Hughes, author […]