Tag Archives: Tyrone

Weekend Wanders in the Sperrins

Posted on by Sarah S

With its wide open spaces and unspoilt natural beauty, Northern Ireland’s Tyrone & Sperrins region is the ideal place for slowing down and getting away from it all. Dominated by windswept, heather-clad slopes, weekend wanders in the Sperrins is what this place is made for. As Northern Ireland’s largest least explored mountain range, The Sperrins offer [...]

European Heritage Open Days: Hot Properties to Visit

Posted on by Rachel

Hundreds of properties and events across Northern Ireland will be open for free as part of European Heritage Open Days weekend on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September.  Have a look at some of the historic buildings opening exclusively for EHOD; this could be your only chance to see inside! Killymoon Castle, Co. Tyrone Saturday & Sunday [...]

Was Dracula a Sperrins man?

Posted on by marie-therese

Bram Stoker’s story of Dracula, first published in 1897 has never been out of print. Translated into 50 languages and used as the inspiration for over 1,000 films Dracula is now part of the global imagination. In Dracula Untold the dashing version of the famous Count (played by Luke Evans of Fast and Furious fame) [...]

Ten Things to do in Northern Ireland this week

Posted on by charlotte

Looking for something to do this week?  Check out our list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week.   Belsonic, Custom House Square, Belfast August 15 – 22 Example and Jess Glynne are the first of an electrifying line up playing at this year’s Belsonic festival kicking off Friday 15 August. [...]

Jump in and experience Bog Snorkelling at the Bog Snorkelling Championships

Posted on by Rachel

The fine art of bog snorkelling will be on display at the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkelling Championships this July and promises to be a fun day out for all the family. The event, which is now in its tenth year, will take place at Peatlands Country Park, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone on International Bog Day, Sunday [...]

Play on some of Northern Ireland’s best golf courses: Tyrone & Londonderry

Posted on by Sheena

Northern Ireland is made for golf. Our soft climate, warmed by tropical gulf streams, makes it ideal for golf all year round. Dramatic landscapes, quality accommodation and the hearty warm welcome which awaits you, mean that your next golfing holiday could really be the best you’ll ever experience. So as you plan your golfing break, [...]

A new era for the Arts in Dungannon

Posted on by donal

An exciting new visitor attraction and arts centre launched in Ulster’s historic capital, Dungannon on Wednesday 24th October. The Hill of the O’Neill & Ranfurly house has been in planning and development for the past 26 years and the dreams of local residents, councillors and business people in the town became a reality with visitors [...]

Halloween at Ulster American Folk Park

Posted on by dara

Halloween is huge here in Northern Ireland. One of our biggest celebrations, there are so many events to choose from right across the province. We visited the Ulster American Folk Park for their annual Halloween event. My 3 older boys came with me, they are at the perfect age to enjoy being spooked without being [...]