Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre opens 3rd July 2012

The National Trust is delighted to announce that the new Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre will open on Tuesday 3rd July with public access from 1pm. The £18.5 million investment to create this exciting new tourism offer has been made possible with support from £9.25 million from Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment and £3 million from the […]


-Live recordings to showcase music at iconic sights- THE Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has proven to be well in tune with the local music industry on an exciting new film series of acoustic recordings with leading local bands including Ash and Silhouette at some of the country’s most iconic sights. The ni2012 Sessions in […]

Affordable family fun at Stendhal Festival of Art

Stendhal Festival of Art is proud to be an affordable option which allows families to explore the arts and this summer we have a host of wonderful attractions for families of all ages. This year at Stendhal we have an all new family marquee for our guests at Ballymully Cottage Farm to enjoy, which will […]


CELEBRITY chef Kevin Woodford arrived in Belfast this week to take his partnership with leading ferry company Stena Line onto its next course. Woodford, who has featured as one of the celebrity chefs on ITV’s This Morning with presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, has been working with the ferry company since May across all […]

Irish Open ‘SOLD OUT’ at weekend – advance ticket sale ends on Friday

Saturday and Sunday sell out for first time in European Tour history NEXT week’s Irish Open at Royal Portrush has officially sold out on Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1, and time is running out to book tickets in advance for Thursday June 28 and Friday June 29. The European Tour announced today that, […]

Check out what’s happening in North Down

NORTH DOWN – THIS WEEK & WEEKEND Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: A history of local Royal Visits Tuesday 29 May to Sunday 1 July North Down Museum, Bangor. For info & opening hours call (028) 9127 1200. Sculpture Exhibition, Bangor Castle Walled Garden Friday 1 – Saturday 30 June Open 10am-6pm. Free admission. Summer Entertainment in […]

Environment Minister Launches New Beaches Website

A new website,, packed full of information on the range of outdoor activities you can do at the seaside was launched by Environment Minister, Alex Attwood at Crawfordsburn Beach, Co. Down. Northern Ireland is well known for its array of clean, beautiful beaches and with this newly launched ‘one stop shop’ website, you can […]


SIXTY people from across Northern Ireland have been given the chance to be involved in the Irish Open thanks to a partnership between the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) and Volunteer Now. People of all ages and walks of life applied through NITB and Volunteer Now’s call for “Welcome Ambassador” volunteers. There was a large […]

Rainey Endowed Magherafelt to celebrate tercentenary year in 2013.

In 2013 the Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt will celebrate it’s 300th Birthday. The Rainey 300 team have numerous exciting events and activities for everyone to get involved throughout 2013 and join in with pupils – old and new, to celebrate with a Gala Concert, a ‘Past & Present’ Sports Day and a Gala Dinner.  The […]


The best of Northern Ireland’s digital talent will be competing for awards success at the second annual DANI Awards this autumn. The DANI Awards, organized by Tyrone based DANI, Digital Advertising Northern Ireland – a leading organisation helping companies do better business online, will recognise the excellence of companies and individuals in the digital media […]