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December 17, 2010

2011 Northern Ireland Tour

Discover your Northern Irish roots!

The Ulster American Society, in association with Lynchpin Ireland, has developed a tour of Northern Ireland that includes visits to Scotland and Ireland. The dates are June 3 to 12, 2011 and prices start at $1,545. Click here for more information.

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Titanic Amount Of 'Room At The Inn'

East Belfast's Titanic Quarter has opened its first hotel with an £8m Premier Inn launched this week and claiming to be 'First by name and first by nature'. Read story.

What advantages can a Belfast office offer your company?

If this sounds familiar, you may be asking yourself what Belfast can offer to your company as you don’t want to move without discovering as much as you can.  So here are some of the advantages that Belfast can offer, based upon facts from officespacefinders.comRead story.

Genealogy Helpful Hint #1

Click here to see list of the most popular surnames of the six counties of Northern Ireland from Matheson's birth index study of the 1890 census.

Review: Paperboy by Tony Macaulay

This is a wholly delightful book, shedding a new and kindly light on the Shankill and those who live there. Read review.

Belfast iTours

Belfast Welcome Centre along with Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau have recently launched a new Audio-Visual Belfast Walking Tour Product available for tourists to enable them to enjoy and take part in tours in their own time and leisure in order to learn more about Belfast, its history, its culture and its community life. Visit iTours.

Bombardier’s $155m order to benefit Belfast

Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has confirmed a $155 million (€117 million) order for seven aircraft which should underpin component manufacturing jobs in Belfast, writes Dan Keenan. Read story.

A Lesson from Israel?

Speaking at the recent Deloitte Technology Fast50 Awards event in Belfast John Hartnett, President and Founder of the Irish Technology Leadership Group outlined an interesting perspective on the relationship between the island of Ireland and Silicon Valley. Read story.


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