Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Stella & Dot VP to speak at International Business Event






-Vice President of Europe for Stella & Dot to share insights on ‘achieving business success ’ at IBWC 2014, Belfast, Northern Ireland Kathleen Mitchell, Vice President of Europe for social selling boutique business Stella & Dot, has been announced as one of the guest speakers at next month’s International Business Women’s Conference IBWC 2014: Creating […]






It’s going to be an eventful Bank Holiday Weekend – here are Jacqueline’s pick of family events taking place this weekend across the North.






Down This year, North Down Borough Council is excited to announce that the award-winning Demon Barbers will perform for one show only at the Merry May Day celebrations in Holywood on Monday, 5th May.  All the usual favourites have been organised  Bonnie Baby Competition (10.30 am, Queen’s Leisure Complex) and Fancy Dress Competition (12.30 pm – […]






10 Things To Do Next Week in NI






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (May 5 – 11). Shane’s Castle May Day Steam Rally, Shane’s Castle, Randalstown, Co. Antrim, May 4-5. A great day out for the whole family will include steam and vintage tractors, […]






MENTALIST MEADE LEADS POP-UP PUB WEEK ENTERTAINMENT WITH SURPRISE SHOW IN PORTADOWN PUB






Pubgoers in Portadown are set for a GREAT time this Friday as TV star, mentalist and illusionist, David Meade performs a special pop-up show at The Head O’The Road in Armagh. The quaint country pub, located just outside Portadown, was chosen by Pubs of Ulster at random to win a night’s entertainment with the hit […]






Big Lunch on the beach planned by Autism Initiatives NI and Alive Surf School






Autism Initiatives NI is encouraging people across the North Coast to get together and have a Big Lunch with their neighbours and friends this June At their Easter Surf Programme at West Strand in Portrush, organised in partnership with the brilliant ‘Alive Surf School’, Autism Initiatives called for community spirited people to get together on […]






Be a part of it: City prepares for return of Clipper Race with the LegenDerry Maritime Festival






Preparations are well underway for the return of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race with one of the most exciting events planned for the year, a weeklong LegenDerry Maritime Festival from 21-29th June 2014. The Foyle Quay is set to transform into a summer promenade, complete with race village, marine marquees, award winning continental […]






ART OF CRAFT RETURNS TO THE MARKET PLACE THEATRE, ARMAGH






The Market Place Theatre in Armagh is welcoming the return of ‘The Art Of Craft’ exhibition. This exhibition, showing in the Theatre Gallery, features the work of 23 artists and makers from across Ireland showcasing their unique talents through the creation of works featuring basketry, ceramics, jewellery, mixed media, textiles, bespoke furniture and metal. The […]






The Mayor, Alderman Fraser Agnew begins the final countdown to the world famous cycling race as he saddles up along part of the Giro d’Italia route.






Saturday 10th May will see the second day of the Grande Partenza or the ‘big start’ of the Giro d’Italia race, pass through Newtownabbey twice. As part of the Causeway Coastal Route, the cyclists will race through Glengormley at approximately 10.50am and along the Shore road at approximately 4pm as they near the finish line […]






Dancing Sensations Set For Holywood’s May Day!






This year the award-winning Demon Barbers will perform for one show only at the Merry May Day celebrations in Holywood on Monday, 5th May. Previous winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, they are renowned for their no holds barred approach to their live shows and will bring to the stage a […]






THE GREAT ULSTER PUB WEEK KICKS OFF WITH A BANG WITH ATTEMPT TO STAGE THE WORLD’S LARGEST MULTI VENUE PUB QUIZ






The Great Ulster Pub Week will kick off on Thursday 1st May 2014 with a World Record attempt to stage the World’s Largest Multi-Venue Pub Quiz. The daring attempt, which is being undertaken by Pubs of Ulster in association with Downtown Radio and children’s charity, Cash For Kids, aims to beat the current record for […]