Monthly Archives: June, 2016


Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (July 4 – 10). Race To The End Of The Earth, Titanic Belfast, Belfast, Aug 28. Travel back in time and follow in the footsteps of Norwegian Roald Amundsen and Britain’s Robert Falcon Scott as they embark […]


Belfast based artist Kevin Hamilton opened his striking exhibition Kaleidoscopic Views at the Conservatory Gallery in Clotworthy House on Tuesday 28 June. Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is delighted to present this exhibition of photographs which ask the viewer to look at what we see every day in a different way. Taking landmarks that the […]

Jacqueline from shares her pick of What’s On this Weekend across NI.

Down The Irish International Fly Fair is again hosted by the Dibney River Conservation Trust this Saturday and Sunday.  The ethos of the Fair is to continue to highlight the Trust’s struggle in its attempt to restore the infrastructure of the Dibney River that flows through the village of Killyleagh then into Strangford Lough and […]

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh Make First Visit to Giant’s Causeway

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh were welcomed to the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site today as The Royal party visited County Antrim. It was the first time that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh had visited The Giant’s Causeway where they were met by National Trust rangers, […]

Pirates Off Portrush and Medieval Fair

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July, the streets of Portrush will be transform into a wonderland  where Pirates, Vikings, Medieval Knights and Jacobean Soldiers will welcome and entertain children of all ages. Portrush Heritage Group announced, at the official launch reception in Portrush Yacht Club, its ambitious plans for this year’s Pirates Off Portrush and […]

Race to the End of the Earth is Here!

This year’s must-see summer exhibition, ‘Race to the End of the Earth’ has arrived at Titanic Belfast. This is the first-time an exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History, which has been described by the New York Times as “engrossing”, has visited the UK and Ireland. The word-class exhibition in Titanic Belfast’s Andrews Gallery, […]

More acts announced for Stendhal Festival

Stendhal Festival of Art has announced the second raft of musical acts which will take to the stage at Ireland’s Best Small Festival in Limavady, Co. Derry/Londonderry on August 12 and 13. Joining the likes of Badly Drawn Boy, Therapy?, DJ Yoda, Hayseed Dixie and Lynched are a Meteor Music Prize winner in Paddy Casey, […]

~ Tourism Ireland’s 2016 Game of Thrones® campaign continues to promote Northern Ireland to millions of fans worldwide ~

The final dramatic moments of season six of Game of Thrones® aired last night (Monday, 27 June) and have now been immortalised in Tourism Ireland’s tenth and final ‘Door of Thrones’ – in The Dark Horse on Hill Street, Belfast. This week’s door marks the culmination of Tourism Ireland’s hugely successful 2016 Game of Thrones® […]


You can celebrate Lough Neagh Eel all this week!  An elite group of Northern Ireland restaurants are offering the delicacy during the first ever restaurant week aimed at celebrating Lough Neagh Eel because eels are tasty. Lough Neagh Eels have been awarded for their heritage, tradition and authenticity and the inaugural ‘Eel-Eat’ week will culminate in the third annual […]

The Hillsborough International Oyster Festival returns for 2016

The world-famous Hillsborough International Oyster Festival, supported by principal sponsors Turkish Airlines, Phoenix Natural Gas and Quilter Cheviot will return on Tuesday 30th August to Sunday 4th September 2016, with a spectacular showcase of the best in hospitality, local produce, arts and entertainment. Now in its 24th year, this important event in the Northern Ireland […]