Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre launches in line with BBC’s Great British Menu






RICHHILL Apple Harvest Fayre is back for a second year with a celebration of County Armagh’s home grown produce combined with a celebration of the centenary of one of the most powerful organizations in the UK – the Women’s Institute. The fayre, which takes place on Halloween Day this year, will build on the success […]






Angels Outbrawled at Henry Jones






After a mixed bag of weather over the weekend, Monday night provided a small window of good weather for an upper table clash between the Brawlers and the Angels. With a possible third place finish in their crosshairs, Jay Slevin and Jonny Craven’s team needed two good results in their last games. On this particular […]






DOUBLE-BILL OF DRAMA AT THE MARKET PLACE






Audiences at The Market Place Theatre in Armagh can look forward to a thrilling double-bill of drama to kick off the Autumn season of events. Maggie Muff is back at The Market Place in the hilarious ‘Fifty Shades Of Red, White & Blue’. Her Facebook postings had Northern Ireland in fits of laughter last summer. […]






Air Waves Portrush set to enthral over 100,000 spectators






Air Waves Portrush, running from Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th September 2015, is set to enthral the 100,000 spectators expected to attend the island of Ireland’s largest airshow. Organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and sponsored by Tourism Northern Ireland, the major attractions across the weekend will include the world-famous RAF Red Arrows […]






OYSTER FESTIVAL IS MUSIC TO OUR EARS






The Hillsborough International Oyster Festival is hitting all the right notes with its newest addition to the Festival programme, The Oyster Festival Musical Evening which makes its debut on Wednesday 2nd September. Soloist Zoe Jackson is pictured with Ulster Youth Orchestra members Grainne White (left) and Angus McCall (right) who along with the Portadown Male […]






OFFERS OF THE WEEK






Northern Ireland has a unique collection of irresistible places to stay including quirky B&Bs, luxurious spa hotels and hidden gem properties for the perfect short break and Discover NI has selected the best offers of the week for you to choose from. Three Night Stay with an afternoon tea, Maryville House Tearooms & Boutique B&B, […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (August 31 – September 6). The Belfast Tattoo 2015, SSE Arena, Belfast, September 4-5. The Belfast Tattoo returns with over 600 performers. There will be a magnificent showcase of the finest marching bands, musicians, and dancers from […]






Jacqueline shares her pick of What’s On this weekend across NI






Down Solitude Park is set to twist and shout on Friday 28 August when the Classic Beatles take to the stage at 7.30pm with a musical tribute to the famous Fab Four.  The band will be bringing the unmistakable sound of the Merseybeat to Banbridge with a free concert featuring classics covering the complete Beatles […]






LOUGH NEAGH DAZZLES THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND






This August bank holiday will see Lough Neagh light up in a weekend of festival fun in Ballyronan and Toome. Friday 28 August kicks off the bank holiday weekend of festival fun with Lumarina at Ballyronan Marina. This annual spectacular illumination has gained a reputation for amazing audiences on the picturesque backdrop of the lough […]






Farmers Lunch at Greenmount Campus Conference Centre






Join W5 at Greenmount Campus Conference Centre on Wednesday 16th September for a free Ultimate Farming event where engineering meets farming for a better future! Can agricultural engineering help improve your farm efficiency? W5 brings you a Farmers Lunch event which aims to promote agricultural engineering, showcase current innovations in agriculture and highlight their importance […]