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Five festive food and crafts markets to enjoy in Northern Ireland

Festive season is officially kicking up a gear with December right around the corner.

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Gingerbread Alley

10 great things to do in Belfast and beyond

With festive events kicking off in the lead up to Christmas, there are tons of fantastic activities to choose from this week in Northern Ireland.

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Fish City Belfast Kids Club

Award-winning restaurant runs Northern Ireland’s first seafood Kids’ Club

A trail-blazing Belfast restaurant is casting its net to get schoolchildren hooked on fish.

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Saffyre

Local brewery hosts first festive weekend in aid of Cash for Kids

Hilden Brewery has announced it will host its very first festive weekend over November 25 and 26 in partnership with children’s charity, Cash For Kids, with all admission fees to be donated directly to the Mission Christmas appeal.

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Pictured outside the new Paper Cup coffee shop are (L-R) John McKinney, owner of Paper Cup and James Eyre, Commercial Director at Titanic Quarter.

New coffee shop and catering business opens in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter

A new coffee shop and catering business, Paper Cup, has opened in the heart of Belfast’s vibrant Titanic Quarter, adding to the growing hospitality, retail and leisure offering in the area.

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Bushmills Red Bush

Bushmills announces its first new whiskey in almost five years

Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced its newest drink - Red Bush - marking the first new drink from The Old Bushmills Distillery for the domestic market in nearly five years.

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The Christmas dinner pizza

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner but if you're tempted to dodge the responsibility of cooking up a festive feast this year then read on!
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Causeway Speciality Market

Enjoy festive fun and artisan food at the Causeway Speciality Market

With Christmas just around the corner, Causeway Speciality Market in the Diamond, Coleraine, is set to get locals in the holiday spirit with its series of festive fun events.

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Gus poses proudly alongside his regal portrait

Local dog owner celebrates after his beloved dog is immortalised in pub oil painting

A local dog owner is celebrating after winning a competition which has resulted in his pet pooch Gus immortalised in a reverent oil painting.

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‘When you become vegan you do want other people to know’

‘When you become vegan you do want other people to know’

Since becoming a vegan, Richard Deboo has become a passionate advocate for the lifestyle.

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The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is returning to host the ever popular Belfast Beer and Cider Festival in the iconic Ulster Hall.

Popular Belfast Beer and Cider Festival returns to iconic Ulster Hall

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is returning to host the ever popular Belfast Beer and Cider Festival in the iconic Ulster Hall.

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Joe Magowan, Irish Whiskey Ambassador for Dillon Bass makes Powers Old Fashioned Cocktails for guests at an exclusive event to launch the new Friend at Hand Powers Single Cask Release at The Friend at Hand, Hill Street, Belfast. Picture by Elaine Hill.

The Friend at Hand continues to keep rich Belfast whiskey heritage alive

Along the cobbled streets of the Cathedral Quarter, The Friend at Hand - the first Whiskey shop of its kind - bestows a warm Belfast welcome, paying homage to the city’s whiskey history with an unrivalled collection of rare Irish whiskies.

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The event is in aid of Lucys Trust, a local charity that cares for rescue dogs.

Popular Belfast bar set to host its second Pooch Social event this weekend

Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, is throwing its doors open for its second Pooch Social event on Sunday November 5, from 1 – 5pm.

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Local gluten free food blogger reveals food battle after suffering for seven years

Local gluten free food blogger reveals food battle after suffering for seven years

Fiona McCartan has mastered the art of gluten-free cooking since being diagnosed with coeliac disease. She tells Joanne Savage why she avoids the tasteless fare in the supermarket ‘free from’ aisle.

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Souls Restaurant marks World Vegan Day with a twist

Souls Restaurant marks World Vegan Day with a twist

Dining out when you are a vegan can often be a challenge, although the options in Northern Ireland, and certainly in Belfast, are improving.

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Down Royal

10 great things to do in Belfast and beyond

With plenty of events happening in Northern Ireland, we have the definitive guide of what’s on and where to keep you entertained this week.

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Situated in an Edwardian butchers shop, the Bull & Ram offers an imaginative, modern yet informal menu, showcasing the best of local, seasonal produce.

Eight Northern Ireland pubs secure coveted spots in the 2018 ‘Eating Out’ Michelin guide

Eight Northern Ireland pubs – one from Co. Antrim and seven from Co. Down – have secured listings in the 2018 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ guide just published.

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The Cuban taste revolution comes to Belfast city centre

The Cuban taste revolution comes to Belfast city centre

A new taste sensation has arrived in Belfast thanks to Revolucion de Cuba, one of the newest bar/restaurants on the local foodie scene.

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Pictured at the opening of Babel, Bullitt Hotel's rooftop bar and garden are Marianne Smyth and Conall Wolsey ( Credit �Press Eye/Darren Kidd)

In Pictures: Belfast’s newest rooftop bar and garden launches creating 30 jobs

Babel Belfast is a vibrant new rooftop bar and garden which includes a plush indoor bar, an open-air terrace with panoramic views and a retractable roof, plus a cosy corner VIP room.

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Tristan Stephenson is an award-winning bartender and is the author of the Curious Bartender range of cocktail books.

Award winning bartender reveals his secrets at Belfast Cocktail Week finale

An award winning bartender who is set to deliver a take part in a cocktail masterclass in Belfast this weekend has revealed he loves “the energy and the welcome” he encounters when he visits the city.

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