Jane Martin

Jane Martin

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Jane has a love for the great outdoors and a passion for Northern Irish food.

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Free Things to Do in Northern Ireland

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You don’t have to break the bank to have a great family day out in Northern Ireland. We have lots of free activities, magnificent places to visit and some inspiring ideas for weekend fun. Here’s a list of just some of the top free things to do and places to visit. Free Things to Do [...]

Enjoy colourful walks in Northern Ireland this Autumn

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Autumn has arrived, the perfect time to pull on your walking boots, take a stroll in the crisp air and enjoy some of the most spectacular landscapes of the year. To help you take a step in the right direction, we’ve put together a range of walking routes perfect for the season. Belfast Belfast Castle [...]

Coming to Belfast this Autumn

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We’re looking forward to a great line-up this Autumn in Belfast. With foodie festivals, cultural delights, big gigs and big nights all on the bill, Belfast is the perfect spot for a city break. Check out our essential Autumn Belfast guide. Belly Laughs 24 September – 5 October Belly Laughs, Belfast’s comedy festival is celebrating [...]

10 Family Fun Attractions

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Whether its mid term break time, summer holidays, or just a regular weekend we’re sure you’re little ones are always itching to get out and about! But stress not – for we’ve got lots & lots of cool ways to fill your days with fun, excitement & adventure. Here’s a selection of some of our [...]

Romantic Valentine’s Dinner Recipe

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Are you looking for the perfect Valentine’s treat that won’t break the bank? How about a special home-cooked meal with a little bit of help from one of Northern Ireland’s top chefs. Try out our special menu this Valentine’s from James Street South. Using local produce, this yummy menu is sure to impress your loved one [...]

A weekend in Belfast

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Been to Belfast recently? If not a visit to the buzzing city is a must for 2014. You’ll find brilliant pubs and clubs, superb shopping and plenty of entertainment in between. Check out our weekend guide for the big city! Getting there With regular bus services running daily from Dublin to all major towns & [...]

Getaways for Two

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Dreaming of a short weekend away or perhaps a change of scene? Make this February special with a luxury break, cosy getaway or city escape! We’ve got some great ideas & inspiration to help you plan the perfect Valentine’s break in Northern Ireland. A break by the lake Discover the beauty of the Fermanagh Lakelands [...]

Explore Northern Ireland’s Historic Castles

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When it comes to castles in Northern Ireland – we have some of the finest on the island! The earliest are from Norman times, but fortified homes continued to be built well into the 17th century – much of Derry-Londonderry City dates from this era, including its encircling walls. Centuries of war, siege and expansion, [...]

The perfect Winter Warmer Recipe

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We’ve got the perfect winter warmer recipe for those cold dark nights, using some great Northern Ireland produce. This simple Butternut Squash Soup recipe provided by Joe Kelly (Chef at The Kitchen Academy in Enniskillen) is sure to brighten up any cold evening. Butternut Squash Soup with Fermanagh’s Black Bacon & Armagh Apples Ingredients 2 [...]

Insider’s Guide: Belfast by The Jepettos

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In the first of our Insider’s guide series, we’ve asked Ruth and Mike from Belfast band The Jepettos, to give us their guide to Belfast and their top picks for Belfast Music Week.   The Jepettos are a boy-girl lead vocal act backed by an all-star climactic soundscape folk band. Their latest record, ‘Troubles’ is [...]