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What’s in your Weekend


Big wave surfer Al Mennie at his home beach of Castlerock

Big wave surfer Al Mennie at his home beach of Castlerock

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Big wave surfer Al Mennie at his home beach of Castlerock

When the weather’s fine, Northern Ireland really is a special place – and with the weekend set to look great, our Weekend is packed with things to do, places to go and events to experience.

Big wave surfer Al Mennie chats to Audrey Watson about writing, staying home and life by the sea. This is well worth a read.

Columnist Frank Mitchell discusses the impact of something created thousands of years ago, while Eimear McGovern shares her views on that recent football final.

If you love your culture a little more Real Housewives, you’re in luck. Brian Moylan, author of the definitive guide to the series, talks to Weekend about why the ladies on your screen do more than just head out for lunch.

Gary Law speaks with the scientist turned distiller whose award-winning beverages come with a sustainable twist. Joris Minne reviews a Ballyhackamore restaurant that impresses while John Mulgrew ponders the best snack for hungry pub goers.

Fancy cooking? Donal Skehan has a trio of sizzling seafood dishes that’ll be the catch of the day, while Paula McIntyre’s picnic pairings are simply perfect.

Speaking of picnics, we’ve got a host of al fresco dining options around Northern Ireland that the whole family can enjoy.

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Billy Weir gives his opinion on University Challenge and advises on what to watch in the coming week.

All this plus fashion, beauty, gardening, interiors and of course, your seven-day TV listings.

Whatever you’re doing this weekend, we hope you enjoy.

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