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The Dark Hedges, County Antrim

Dark Hedges and Portrush beaches nominated in BBC Countryfile Awards

5 January 2015 | Some popular Northern Ireland attractions have been nominated in the 2014 - 2015 BBC Countryside Awards, and need your vote!

Music Festival

Several local events nominated in Irish Festival Awards

10 December 2014 | Several of Northern Ireland's top events from the past year have been nominated in the 2014 Irish Festival Awards.

Northern Ireland to host major Giro d'Italia legacy event

Northern Ireland to host major Giro d'Italia legacy event

The first Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Northern Ireland will be held on 21 June 2015, run by Giro organisers RCS. Gran Fondo events are sportives aimed at amateur cyclists across the world who travel to the host country to participate.

Sean Bean

The Frankenstein Chronicles, starring Sean Bean, to be filmed in Northern Ireland

17 November 2014 | ITV today confirmed that a thrilling and terrifying re-imagining of the Frankenstein myth will be filmed in Northern Ireland.

Slievenaslat Walk, Castlewellan Forest Park, County Down

Brand new walking trails open at Castlewellan

13 November 2014 | Brand new walking trails were officially launched today in Castlewellan Forest Park and Bunkers Hill in County Down.

Launching the 'AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster

Fighting for pink again as 'AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster' is announced

6 November 2014 | Cycling enthusiasts will relive the legacy of the Giro d'Italia in May 2015 as teams from across Europe will take to Northern Ireland's roads for the 'AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster'.

Divis 1

Brand new Belfast Hills map now available

4 November 2014 | The first complete map of the Belfast Hills to be produced in a generation is now available.

The MAC International

County Tyrone artist wins prestigious international competition hosted by The MAC, Belfast

30 October 2014 | An artist from County Tyrone has won the inaugural MAC International Art award.

The Dark Hedges, County Antrim

Northern Ireland featured in Lonely Planet's 'Top 10 wonders of the small-screen world'

20 October| Northern Ireland has been included in Lonely Planet's 'Top 10 wonders of the small-screen world', owing to HBO's highly successful Game of Thrones® being filmed here.

Portstewart Strand

Portstewart Strand included in list of the UK's top beaches

11 September 2014 | Portstewart Strand has been included in Rough Guides' list of the UK's top beaches for 2014.

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