Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

Local NewsNI NewsSport

Road racing hero Michael Dunlop to make his mark on north coast hospitality scene

1 Mins read
BT Coleraine

Road racing hero Michael Dunlop is set to make his mark on the hospitality scene on the north coast as he takes over Shenanigans Venue in Portstewart with business partner Maggie McWilliams.

The pair have taken ownership of the three-floor venue this week and have plans to transform it into a trendy new restaurant and beach bar after the busy Christmas period.

On completion the venue will comprise of two restaurants, five bars, a late-night club and a three-tier beer garden with outdoor bar.

The international sporting star said “We aim to bring the hospitality scene in the North Coast to a whole new level with a strong emphasis on amazing food, high service levels and exceptional customer experience.”

“Customers can expect to see dramatic changes across the prominent seaside venue and an entirely new nightlife scene.”

Michael’s new partner in business has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Maggie has owned bars, restaurants and clubs in both Australia and on the island of Ireland and the pair intend to expand quickly, opening new outlets across Northern Ireland and the Republic.

She said: “We are ecstatic about this new venture and I’m looking forward to getting back to the Port after half a year away.

“Portstewart is the heart of the North Coast and we want to create a venue which will be unrivalled for exciting new food, creative dining experiences and the best of live entertainment.


11357 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Related posts
Local News

NI Executive agrees multi-million Covid support funding

2 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister, Conor Murphy has announced a £300million support package including over £200million for businesses and £98million of Covid-19 funding to support…
Local News

Archibald welcomes £95m high street voucher initiative

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppSinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald has welcomed the announcement of a £95 million high street voucher scheme to support local businesses struggling…
Local News

Ní Chuilín - £44million in Covid-19 Heating Payments to issue by January 2021

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppCommunities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has welcomed £44.3million of Executive funding for a Covid-19 Heating Payment for older people and those in…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *