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Nine amazing facts about Derry

Nine amazing facts about Derry

It has the more names than anywhere else in the universe Derry, Londonderry, Legenderry, Doire, The Maiden City, Stroke City, The Walled City and more. Even people who live there don’t know what call it without starting an argument.  A whopping 92% of divorces in the city start over disagreements about where they live. Every sentence ends with

Eight great places to stop for a pish in Northern Ireland

Norn Iron has some of the world’s best improvised pish stops, many of which (surprisingly) aren’t listed on the Discover Northern Ireland website. We’ve compiled a list of the top places to stop for a slash whilst exploring our beautiful country. 1. Anywhere on the way to/from Kelly’s, Portrush No trip to Kelly’s is complete without squatting behind

10 Protestant things no Catholic should ever say

Last week’s we gave you a list of Catholic phrases that no self-respecting Protestant would ever use, and promised you an ‘other-ways-round’ version. This is it. “The Mainland”: When referring to England, Scotland and Wales. The only Catholics who refer to The Mainland live on Rathlin, or on a boat. “Fiddlesticks, I’ve forgotten my hat.”: Proper Protestants

Buckfast infused Gin launched by local craft distillery

A Co. Armagh businessman has entered the fashionable world of craft spirits by launching what is thought to be the world’s first Buckfast infused gin. Craigavon native Gerry McCash told us that he hit on the idea whilst walking his dog in Lurgan Park one Sunday morning. “I kept finding discarded bottles of Bucky, loads with a

11 things every Northern Irish person does on a “farin halliday”

Farin hallidays. Everyone loves them, but we all end up doing the same old shite. Recognise any of this? Airport beers: The best beers ever. It doesn’t matter what time it is, you’re on your hallidays so start as you mean to go on. Forget stuff/get overcharged for replacement “43 Euro for sun-cream?” “Si Senor,