‘Time Out’ features Gladys Smyth OBE, owner of Largy Coastal Apartments in Carnlough, Co Antrim. Find out what inspired this former Director of Nursing to turn her attention to the tourism sector.
WHO would have thought that a Northern Irish chef working in Switzerland over 25 years ago would later create a festival here because he discovered he could cook and eat oysters farmed in Northern Ireland in Switzerland– but couldn’t get them here. (more…)
Welcome to our new feature called ‘Time Out’. ‘Time Out’ lets you get to know the personalities behind the tourism businesses which contribute so much to our visitors’ experiences. Here with our first in the series is Claire, the restaurant manager in Digby’s Bar and Restaurant in Killylea, County Armagh. (more…)
ECO tourism is becoming increasingly popular in Northern Ireland with people wanting to explore the natural environment which deepens our connection with our surroundings. Lauren Sharkey speaks to Lorcan McBride about a new paddle board experience in Lough Foyle – Feabhail’s Flurry.
The food and drink movement in Northern Ireland has created a burgeoning culture which continues to impress people living here as well as our visitors coming here to visit. It’s vital to celebrate the very people who are massively contributing to our story. (more…)
Live It Experience It is a community of like minded tourism businesses who are working together to promote Northern Ireland and their contributions to tourism. Together we promote Northern Ireland through food and drink, great places to stay and through our wealth of land, water and air based activities. (more…)
Northern Ireland has visitors from all over the world who come to our shores on cruise ships. It is Mark Rodgers from Dalriada Kingdom Tours on the North Coast who is giving visitors and cruise passengers a unique insight into Northern Ireland’s history, heritage and culture with his authentic guided walking tours. Laura Irwin reports: (more…)
About six weeks ago I was challenged by Team Davagh Enduro to buy a mountain bike, sign up to the Davagh Enduro, do some training and then take part in the challenge which is not for the faint hearted. The result? Well, I am still alive to tell the tale. Eleanor McGillie talks about her downhill journey in the Sperrin Mountains (more…)
Every place has a story to share – to inspire. There’s one man who stands proudly on the North Coast to tell our visitors authentic stories which have been passed down through the generations of one family. Mark Rodgers of Dalriada Kingdom Tours talks about his love of our rugged coastline, its history and why locals and international travellers love to hear authentic stories about the people of the shores. (more…)