Birthday Campaigning

Imagine being in a bar that’s serving almost THIRTY beers on draught from Northern Ireland breweries – around twenty keg and almost ten on cask. Add to that, another FIFTY brews from NI in bottle or can and that’s one heck of a great Saturday afternoon. For quite a few lucky souls last week, imagination was not required as the superb Northern Lights bar in Belfast did just that to

Press Release – Review of NI licensing laws launched

Calls for change to allow Northern Ireland’s beer and pubs to thrive. Consumer group the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has welcomed the launch today (14th October) of a public consultation by the Department for Communities on the effectiveness of alcohol licensing laws in Northern Ireland. Civil servants held a consultation earlier in the year on whether to allow more relaxed licensing laws for special events ahead of the Open

Awards for Two Belfast Pubs

Congratulations to The Errigle Inn in Belfast for winning CAMRA NI’s Pub of the Year 2019. It was a double celebration for the Ormeau Road venue as it came Runner Up in the Pub of the Year awards for the Scotland & Northern Ireland region. A great bar with fantastic beer! Following the presentation, chairperson Ruth Sloan made the short hop across the road to Northern Lights where she awarded