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Victorian Belfast: An Architectural Guide

The Victorian Era, 1837 – 1901, was the period of Queen Victoria’s reign. It was an era of great development and dramatic change, transforming England from a traditionally agricultural and rural country to one of...

Armagh Robinson Library: Reading For Days

  Armagh Robinson Library, previously known as Armagh Public Library, is the oldest library in Northern Ireland. Founded in 1771 by Archbishop Robinson, an Anglo-Irish churchman who came to Ireland as a chaplain (traditionally a representative...

Groomsport: Cockle Cottages and The Eagle Wing

Groomsport is a beautiful, coastal village that captures the imagination.  Situated on the south shore of Belfast Lough, this picturesque little township was originally a small fishing village and is now a hotspot for water...

Castle Ward: The National Trust’s Winterfell

When you spend most of your time in a city in Northern Ireland or are visiting to experience the country for the first time, it can be useful to know that you are never too...

Your Belfast Restaurant Week 2020 Guide!

Belfast is an exciting place to visit! When it comes to its unbelievable food scene, with new restaurants popping up in the city, with awarding winning restaurants and chefs, with famous markets as well as...

Michael Fassbender: The Rise of Magneto

Michael Fassbender is an Irish German actor, born on the 2nd of April 1977. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele who is originally from Larne,...

Jamie Dornan: From the Fall to Fifty Shades

Jamie Dornan is an Irish actor, model and musician. Although his fame is largely due to the Fifty Shades trilogy, Jamie has had a long career with more than one hit in film and television. His...

Belfast History: The Origins of a City

Belfast or, in Irish, Béal Feirste means “river mouth of the sandbanks”. It is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and the second largest on the island of Ireland. By population, it is...

Fairy Island: Lusty Beg Island and Spa Hotel

In the heart of Fermanagh’s lakes lies Lusty Beg Island. Hidden under the cover of trees and shrubbery, the island hosts premium accommodation that rivals any Enniskillen hotel and is one of the most renowned...
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Liam Neeson: Ireland’s Favorite Action Hero

Liam John Neeson is the full name of the Irish actor, who was born on June 7, 1953, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. He was raised in a Catholic household. Through his early years, he worked...

Belfast International Arts Festival

If you are planning to visit the vibrant city of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital city this autumn, you’ll not be disappointed by wants on offer. One very popular and always exciting event is the Belfast...

Made in Belfast: Culture Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSkVFfeXgxk The best evening of the year in Belfast is happening this Friday the 20th: Culture Night. This year’s Culture Night has the theme of ‘Pride’ and the concept will be seen throughout the performances and...