‘Time Out’ with Chef Rob Curley

February 22, 2018

Northern Ireland is building on its reputation as being a foodie destination. Live It Experience It takes Time Out with a chef who really is providing a unique dining experience in Northern Ireland. Robert Curley of the Slemish Market Supper Club talks about his love for food, his homely beginnings cooking with his mum and his journey to Slemish country.


OPINION: Lorcan McBride urges for joined up thinking for border region waters

January 9, 2018

Lorcan McBride is the director of Far and Wild who works alongside a wide variety of experienced instructors and guides bringing people a little closer to nature. In this opinion piece Lorcan urges for joined up thinking  for border region waters.


‘Time Out’ with Nine Glens Walking Tours

January 8, 2018

Live It Experience It takes ‘Time Out’ with Nine Glens Walking Tours founder Kevin McGowan who brings people together to explore the beauty of the glens. Eleanor McGillie speaks with Kevin about his passion for storytelling, his passion for the glens and his love of history.


American bloggers list causeway visit in their top five experiences of 2017

January 5, 2018

AS journalists and travel writers we know the value of a professional writing about you and what you do. Authentic storytelling is so compelling because it’s meaningful, relevant and let’s face it – everyone loves a good story. So here’s one about a great friendship which has been formed through a passion for storytelling. 


Slemish Market Supper Club Brussels Sprout Christmas Recipes

December 18, 2017

Whether you love them or hate them there’s always some alternative way to cook the festive vegetable that is the brussels sprout. Live It Experience It member, Chef Rob Curley from the Slemish Market Supper Club, has provided us with a few alternatives for this seasonal vegetable.


‘Time Out’ with Gladys Smyth OBE of Largy Coastal Apartments

December 6, 2017

‘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.


Jenny Bristow on food, foraging and supporting local producers in the harvest

October 8, 2017

Northern Ireland is full of flavour right now as growers reap the fruits of the harvest. Eleanor McGillie spent the morning with Ireland’s  Good Food Ambassador Jenny Bristow to talk apples, foraging and the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre


Meet the oyster farmer who is taking the taste of our shores back in-land

August 17, 2017

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…)

‘Time Out’ With Claire at Digby’s Restaurant

August 15, 2017

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…)

Feabhail’s Flurry – A SUP experience not to be missed

August 14, 2017

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.