ALTHOUGH Belfast is truly on the up, as evidenced in the optimism expressed throughout One City, it still faces challenges that must be met in order to keep it at ahead of other upcoming European cities.
IN 2012, Belfast’s tourism scene is more about Titanic than the Troubles, but the city would be wise not to forget the political and historical value of what was once dubbed “dark tourism”.
THE ONGOING development of Belfast’s various quarters was the subject of a discussion at the One City conference. Chaired by West Belfast Partnership Board CEO Geraldine McAteer, it involved Paul McErlean of the Cathedral Quarter, Mike Smith of the Titanic Quarter and Eimear Ní Mhathúna from the Gaeltacht Quarter. Mike Smith spoke of the progress […]
THE third annual One City Conference took place last week with delegates from as far as the US and the Basque Country flying in to Belfast to participate.