Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Council-owned company takes the reins at Belfast Waterfront






Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall Ltd is to take over the daily running of Belfast Waterfront from Friday 1 April. The new arm’s length company will be responsible for the operation and commercial growth of the venue, along with the Ulster Hall, on behalf of Belfast City Council, which will continue to own both buildings. […]






Newtownards Gears up for Circuit of Ireland!






Circuit of Ireland fever will hit Newtownards once again on Friday April 8 when thousands of spectators are expected to line the streets to watch 140 rally cars sweep through the town for the Ards TT leg of the 85th Circuit of Ireland Rally. The Ards leg which was a key element of last year’s […]






NI OFFERS UP EGG-CEPTIONAL EASTER EVENTS THIS YEAR






Northern Ireland is the place to be this Easter for some egg-citing family fun and Tourism Northern Ireland is encouraging people of all ages to get out and about to enjoy the packed programme of events taking place over the holiday. Tourism NI’s Communication and Destination PR Officer, Rachel Quigg, has praised the array of […]






The Trials of Galileo at McNeill Theatre, Larne






Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will play host to The Trials of Galileo by the Icarus Theatre Collective on Wednesday 13 April 2016 at the McNeill Theatre, Larne. The Trials of Galileo focuses on the events surrounding Galileo’s trial for heresy in 1633. ‘The Universe is a divine miracle Galileo, not a clockwork toy! […]






MARVEL UNIVERSE SUPER HEROES COME TO LIFE AS LIVE ACTION FAMILY SPECTACULAR VISITS BELFAST FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME






MARVEL UNIVERSE SUPER HEROES COME TO LIFE AS LIVE ACTION FAMILY SPECTACULAR VISITS BELFAST FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME The SSE Arena, Belfast: Thursday 12 January to Sunday 15 January 2017 Tickets for Marvel Universe LIVE! – On general sale THURSDAY 14 APRIL The SSE Arena, Belfast Box Office: Tel. 02890 739074 Book On Line: […]






Darkness into Light Charity Walk/ Run at V36






The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Thomas Hogg officially launched the Darkness into Light charity walk which will take place on Saturday 7 May 2016 from V36 at The Valley. Darkness into Light was started in 2009 by Pieta House Suicide Awareness Centre in Dublin, with a few hundred people supporting the event in […]






A Day Out in Comber to Become Curiouser and Curiouser






To celebrate the completion of the Public Realm scheme, visitors are encouraged to jump down the rabbit hole to Curiously Comber to see the town become transformed into a ‘Wonderland’ on Thursday 24 March with some very curious goings on. Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Alice in Wonderland is a story of a curious […]






Hooray for Holywood! Bringing the glam of Hollywood to County Down>






Holywood County Down is transforming into ‘Tinseltown’ for the day on Tuesday 29 March. To celebrate the completion of the Public Realm Scheme, visitors to the town will receive the red carpet treatment with lots of ‘movie madness’ for all the family– bringing all the glitz and glam of ‘la la land’ to Ards and […]






GIANT FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR CAVAN






Easter Monday  The Belfast Giants, together with multi award winning Peninsula Care Services, will be hosting an eggcellent fundraising campaign for Belfast toddler Cavan O’Neill, at the Belfast Giants’ last home game at the SSE Arena against Nottingham Panthers. Jonny Cook, MD of Northern Ireland’s leading domiciliary care, nursing and recruitment agency is encouraging as […]






Belfast Libraries Launch ‘Two Cities One Book’






The Two Cities One Book programme of events was officially launched in Belfast Central Library by DCAL Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín. The ‘Two Cities One Book’ project sees Libraries NI and Dublin City Libraries work co-operatively, in association with Penguin Random House Ireland book publisher, with the aim of promoting reading. During the month of […]