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Game of Thrones tapestry complemented by new exhibition on history of linen

A new exhibition documenting the history of the linen production in Ireland has opened alongside the phenomenally successful Game of Thrones tapestry at the Ulster Museum. The 80-metre long Game of Thrones Bayeux-style tapestry, commissioned by Tourism Ireland in partnership with Tourism Northern Ireland to celebrate the television programme and its unique contribution to Northern Ireland’s heritage, was installed in July in the Ulster Museum and has already been viewed by over 72,000 visitor

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A little piece of heaven in the Walled City

Nestled on a quiet street in the Maiden City is a recognised treasure - and a little piece of heaven.

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TRAVEL: New flight route from Cork to host of places

TRAVEL: New flight route from Cork to host of places

Travellers in Ireland will be pleased to hear their holiday options have expanded, thanks to the launch of a new Air France route from Cork in May.

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Elephant herd drinking in Liwonde National Park. Picture: PA Photo/Sarah Marshall

TRAVEL: Why Malawi should be on your holiday radar

As tall as a one-storey building and heavier than a pick-up truck, our African giants should be easy to find. But right now, the newest residents of Malawi’s Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve are proving harder to locate than a proverbial needle in a haystack - or an elephant in miombo woodland, in this case.

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TRAVEL: Bargain breaks at home and abroad

TRAVEL: Bargain breaks at home and abroad

BELFAST; Fitzwilliam Hotel, ‘Love Fitzwilliam Style’, package includes a red rose, chocolates and a bottle of bubbles awaiting your arrival as you pamper yourself in luxurious overnight accommodation. Indulge in a romantic four course evening meal in The Restaurant. Wake up to a full Fitzwilliam Breakfast the following morning. Prices from £204.00 per room (based on 2 persons sharing an executive room) Available throughout the month of February

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TRAVEL: Holidays for solo female travellers

Taking a holiday alone has never been more popular. According to a recent survey by the travel website 101 Singles Holidays, the number of people who chose themselves as travel companions rose by 14% in 2017.

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The glorious Ballygally Castle Hotel

Are you Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple?

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we have teamed up with Hastings Hotels to find Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple and the chance for them to win an overnight stay in the beautiful Ballgally Castle Hotel, Co Antrim.

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The Star Clipper

A cruise around Bali is plain sailing

My old nautical namesake Christopher Columbus would have cheerfully sent me down the gangplank had he seen my first feeble attempt at seamanship.

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The view from above Becici against a backdrop of sea and mountain

Montenegro - a fantastic destination for family holidays

Montenegro isn’t the first place you might think of when planning a family holiday. It’s well off the beaten track and many people don’t even know where it is on the map.

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Candie Gardens, Guernsey

Holidays with a garden theme

Love a good garden? These are the holiday destinations for you.

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The Edge Restaurant offers fine dining and spectacular views

Donegal’s Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel offers ‘little slice of heaven’

Kathryn McKenna explains why the personal touches made all the difference at the Redcastle Oceanfront, Golf and Spa Hotel.

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Enjoy a break at the Everglades

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The Beacon Hotel in New York's Upper West Side.

Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

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Shopping on Buchanan Street, Glasgow

The ferry easy route to Scotland

I abhor airports and flying - the endless queues of tetchy tourists, the grouchy blokes at the scanner, the shoe removal, the lost luggage, the unsightly compression socks and the latent fear that we are all going to plummet from the skies to our death.

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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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The Briers Country House

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The Ch�teau de Bioul

Swapping grain for grape

My hands are already stained purple, but I can’t resist grabbing another plump grape from the vine, which is eye-catchingly shrouded in autumnal golden leaves.

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New route to Turkey announced from Belfast

A new route has been announced from Belfast International airport by Jet2 - to Turkey.

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View from Hotel Zum Stadttor

The hills are alive with the sound of adventure

Austria is known for being a holiday destination split by the seasons – it’s perfect for older walkers and hikers in the warmer months, and tailor-made for younger skiers and boarders during the snowy season.

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The Culloden Estate & Spa

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