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Soap Box Derby - Hillsborough International Oyster Festival

Thrill seekers urged to enter Soap Box Derby as part of Hillsborough International Oyster Festival

5 June 2015 | A thrilling Soap Box Derby will take place at this year’s Hillsborough International Oyster Festival, as part of a partnership between TrustFord and youth charity Clubs for Young People (CYP).

Dining out in Northern Ireland

Local eateries successful in 2015 Irish Restaurant Awards

1 June 2015 | Several local restaurants were successful in the recent Irish Restaurant Awards, which attracted 30,000 nominations across numerous categories.

A Biker's Guide to the Open Road

Northern Ireland voted top biker's destination following public campaign

26 May 2015 | Northern Ireland has been voted a top biker’s destination for 2015.

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Launch of Great Lighthouses of Ireland

20 May 2015 | A new experience to take your breath away, that’s the promise from Great Lighthouses of Ireland, an EU funded tourism initiative which was launched today.


Club MTV to return to Derry~Londonderry this Summer

22 May 2015 | Club MTV is returning to Derry~Londonderry's Ebrington Square this Summer.

Causeway Coast and Glens

10 Blue Flags and a 25th anniversary for Northern Ireland beaches

21 May 2015 | 2015 has been another excellent year for our local beaches.

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Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in Belfast and Dublin in 2017

13 May 2015 | The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 will be held in Belfast and Dublin.

Niall MCKenna

James Street South Group to open two new Belfast restaurants

24 April 2015 | Award-winning restaurateur Niall McKenna is expanding the renowned James Street South Group with the creation of two new restaurants in Belfast.


Tall Ships return this Summer for biggest event ever staged in Belfast

21 April 2015 | The biggest ever event to be staged in Belfast takes place this Summer, when the magnificent Tall Ships Race sails back into the city.

Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool F.C. boss praises Dale Farm Milk Cup which returns in July

21 April 2015 | Liverpool Football Club manager Brendan Rodgers has hailed the influence of the Dale Farm Milk Cup, which returns to Northern Ireland in July.

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