July 2017 - The Lanyon Hotel

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The Most Famous Trials of Crumlin Road Courthouse

After closing its doors as a working prison in 1996, we take a look back at some of the most infamous cases ever to enter the doors of the Crumlin Road Gaol. Perhaps the most notorious case the jail has ever witnessed is the Shankill Butchers. The Shankill Butchers were an Ulster Loyalist gang, many […]

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The Significance of Crumlin Road Court & Jail

Crumlin Road has a lot of significance in Belfast. The road which is located in north-west Belfast, around four miles from the city centre, is home to some of the country’s most prominent listed buildings. Crumlin Road became synonymous with the historic Troubles of Northern Ireland in late 1960’s to the late 1990’s. Crumlin Road […]

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Signature Living to Open up to Five Belfast Hotels

Belfast is a city of great intrigue. From its conflicting past to the rise of the city as a top tourist destination, Belfast has a lot to discover and celebrate for both visitors and locals alike. Belfast is on the verge of a tourism surge, with the city quickly becoming a popular destination for those […]

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First Chance to See Plans for The Crum

In March 2017, it was announced that Liverpool-based developer Signature Living had purchased the iconic Crumlin Road Courthouse building in Belfast. The vast building is a well-known landmark in Belfast’s history with many notorious trials being held here including that of the Shankill Butchers, Robert Andrew McGladdery and countless IRA suspects. The courthouse is connected […]

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