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Cliffs of Moher voted Best Cliffs in the World by Condé Nast Traveller

Tweet Renowned all over the world for its spectacular scenery, the popular Cliffs of Moher attraction has just received the accolade of the world’s best cliff view by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller Magazine.

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Tourism Ireland’s new Game of Thrones campaign

Tweet Tourism Ireland has joined forces with HBO and it’s TV series Game of Thrones in a bid to further promote Ireland and Northern Ireland as a destination to visit. This new campaign is set to run for 14 weeks … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones series makes Northern Ireland a must-see destination

Tweet Northern Ireland is known for its glorious scenery and a wealth of tourist attractions from the Titanic Centre to the Giants Causeway, however it is quickly becoming known as home to the Game of Thrones series.

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2013 City of Culture Celebrations begin in Derry

Tweet Derry kicked off its years as the city of culture and style at the weekend with an impressive concert that was co-hosted by actors Amanda Burton and Jimmy Nesbitt and featured some of the North most renowned musicians such … Continue reading

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Olympic Flame Burns Bright in Ireland

Tweet Over the past few days the Olympic Torch has been touring Northern Ireland, passing through the areas of Port Rush, Derry and Belfast and this morning at 6:30am, Olympic Games Hero’s from 1992, medal winning boxers Wayne McCullogh and … Continue reading

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Record Breaking Weekend in Belfast!

Tweet Despite the conditions, 20,000 people from all over Ireland and indeed the rest of the world took part in yesterday’s Belfast Marathon. It certainly was the place to be on Bank Holiday Monday despite the bad weather, as almost … Continue reading

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Olympic battle between Northern Ireland’s top chefs

Tweet This week on the popular BBC Show Great British Menu it’s the turn of 3 top chefs from the North of Ireland to do battle for the chance to cook at a glittering Olympic banquet. This summer, the Olympic … Continue reading

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Why Finn McCool is Still Cool?

Tweet Finn McCool, a 52 ½ feet tall Irish hunter-warrior was known as a friendly giant and is something of a symbol for County Antrim hospitality today. People could often see him and his wife Oonagh gazing across the sea … Continue reading

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Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival: October 31-Nov 1

Tweet With no plans for Halloween and never having been North of the border I was delighted to be invited to Derry for the Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival by the Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau. I was greatly … Continue reading

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