Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Proposal at the Titanic Belfast!






Today at Titanic Belfast, Australian visitor Leo Nestor shocked his Irish sweetheart Joan Butler when he got down on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage. The 68-year-old former professional Aussie Rules player, was introduced to Dubliner Joan in D’arcy’s Bar in the Gold Coast by Fiona Logan, the sister of Ireland’s Eurovision […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (February 4 – 10). Mixed Marriage, Lyric Theatre, Belfast, January 30 – February 23.  Set in Belfast on the eve of the Ulster Covenant, Mixed Marriage is a poetic tragedy – with […]






Here are Jacqueline’s pick of family events taking place this weekend across the North.






.Down Want to have a bit of family fun but learn something crucial about the world around you at the same time?  Then Castle Espie is the place for you on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of February.  As part of World Wetlands Day 2013, WWT Castle Espie are hosting two days of fun talks. […]






Great News from Thana at Whoosh!






Hello Thai food lovers! After 4 great years of event catering, hard work, blood, sweat and tears – we are delighted to present the new addition to our services, the Whoosh Thai & Vietnamese Street Food Café! What is Street Food about? [street food] is simply ready-to-eat, hot and cold, fast, fresh and deliciously healthy […]






TOURISM AWARDS WILL CELEBRATE SUCCESS OF NI2012






A celebration of the very best in tourism and hospitality will take place on May 30th at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards, organised by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board in association with Diageo Northern Ireland, will showcase recent success and a high profile year for the industry, as well as looking […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (January 28 – February 3). Donaghadee Historical Society Talk, Donaghadee Community Centre, Co. Down, January 28.  The author Stephen Cameron will give a talk to mark the 60th anniversary of the […]






Here are Jacqueline’s pick of family events taking place this weekend across the North.






Down Ahead of this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch, RSPB invites you along to a fundraising coffee morning at Regent Street Methodist Church, Newtownards from 10am – 2pm on Thursday 24th January.  Admission is by donation and you are invited to enjoy a cuppa and some sweet treats and get involved in this year’s Big Garden […]






Three is the magic number for Stendhal Festival of Art!






“It sounds like a bizarre fairytale and to be honest, it isn’t far off.” AU Magazine Stendhal Festival of Art is delighted to announce that the third instalment of the most all encompassing music and arts festival in Northern Ireland will take place at Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, on August 16 and 17, 2013. Having […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND THIS WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (January 14 – 20). Walls 400! Ebrington, Co. Londonderry, January 1 – 31.  Walls 400! will mark the quarter-centenary of the city walls with a series of activities to explore the […]






Here are Jacqueline’s pick of family events taking place this weekend across the North.






Down Saturday 12th January sees the Kirkistown Racing Circuit host a short circuit karting meeting by the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland, featuring direct drive junior and senior classes. This event is round 3 of a 4 round Kirkistown Karting Winter Series. Admission is free. Tyrone A long time ago in the far off […]