celebrations

14-18 September 2011 A growing Northern Ireland Traditional Music Festival in County Derry In memory of local songwriter Eddie Butcher from Magilligan : (1900-1980) whose life was a rich contribution to traditional music revival in Ireland This local festival is organized by the ‘Shamrock Rose and Thistle Tradition’ committee and heavily supported by the local […]

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And we are off, I love black cabs.  They still feel exotic to me with their reverse opening doors and seats in a ‘U’ shape.  However, the words ‘drinks reception’ still fill me with a certain amount of dread.  Rooms filled with people I don’t know clutching lukewarm wine or beer all trying to look […]

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NITB 2010 Awards Finalists!

by admin on June 4, 2010

in Celebrations

A fun and fancy night was had by all at Belfast city hall for the Northern Ireland Tourist Board Awards Ceremony. Downhill Hostel was a commended finalist in our category and we had the privilege of being invited guests of Invest NI at one of their tables. As first year entrants we are delighted with […]

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