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.


Still Waters – Seafood Supplier of the Year 2017

August 14, 2017

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…)

Tourism businesses get ready for cluster – Live It Experience It

July 26, 2017

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…)

Dalriada Kingdom Tours – A Hit With Cruise Ship Passengers

July 24, 2017

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…)

Mountain biking at a whole new level! The Davagh Enduro!

June 30, 2017

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…)

Things To Do In Fermanagh

June 28, 2017

There are so many great things to see and experience in County Fermanagh. Laura Irwin goes off the beaten track to bring you ideas on things to do and hidden gems to explore in lakeland county.  (more…)

A walking tour with a man in a kilt – sure what’s not to love!

June 26, 2017

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…)

Still Waters Prides in Supplying Sustainable Seafood

June 20, 2017

Still Waters, is a family run fresh fish supplier from Portavogie Harbour in Co Down. Paul Carson from Still Waters discusses their dedication to supplying fresh sustainable seafood from the heart of the Irish Sea. By Ruth Kimbley.  (more…)