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Who would compete with Seamus Heaney?

Seamus Heaney on Martin Gale “There may be clouds in the sky, clods on the ground, but there will usually be light on a far field and a gleam on the...



A Grand Day Out for The Ulster Watercolour Society

You don’t have to think back too far to remember the Ulster Watercolour Society’s exhibition here in October, a hugely successful and well...



You Saw Her Here First

As we approach the end of Shauna Fox’s ‘Belfast Baps’ exhibition here in Sea Holly I’ve been thinking about how fast the last few weeks...



It’s not about the £!

Art and Proud is going fast and furious making the most of it’s short run. We have met some incredible artists in the process of putting this exhibition...



A riot of colour engulfs Sea Holly with ‘Art and Proud’

Thursday 25th July saw the opening night of a very special exhibition here in Sea Holly – ‘Art and Proud’. This is only our third exhibition...



Dame Mary Peters joins the regulars at the Duke

Our regulars in the Duke were delighted to be joined by Northern Irish legend, Dame Mary Peters for a few Christmas drinks. We can neither confirm nor deny...


The Duke of York

The Shamrock Tenors film their latest promo video in the Duke.

We hosted a Great Bunch Of Lads at the Duke the other day and they had so many Guinness’ they just couldn’t stop singing. Turns out they were local...


The Friend at Hand

Tourism Ireland featured The Friend at Hand

Never known to be shy, Willie Jack was delighted to be featured by Tourism Ireland on their great video about The Friend at Hand, Belfast and Whiskey. You can...


The Duke of York

Katie & Lewis got hitched and went straight to the Duke

Katie is a good friend of the Duke family and we were happy to host their “real” family toast in their favourite Belfast bar. Congratulations Katie...