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MARTIN TONER | 100 YEARS OF CORR’S CORNER HOTEL

We sat down with Martin Toner, the General Manager of Corr's Corner Hotel as we celebrate 100 years of this iconic venue, to hear about what Corr's Corner Hotel means to him. Keep reading to see what he had to say! Having spent over 30 years working in Corrs I still like to think of it as the place I discovered on my first day on the 4th May 1988, it’s still hard to put your finger on I guess it’s a mix of the relaxed yet busy environment that creates an atmosphere that allow the staff to … [Read more...]

MR & MRS CRAWFORD

MR & MRS Q&A –   All about Mr & Mrs Crawford married on Friday 3rd August 2018 at Corr’s Corner Hotel. 1.    How did you meet? In the Point in Carrickfergus 2.    How long are you together? 10 Years 3.    How did they propose? Suzanne asked Richard as it was a leap year 4.    What’s your favourite memory of each other? Giving birth to our son on the … [Read more...]

MCKEEVER HOTEL GROUP BUYS DUNADRY HOTEL

COUNTY Antrim family business, McKeever Hotel Group has added to its portfolio of hotels with the acquisition of the Dunadry Hotel for an undisclosed sum. The addition of this 80 bedroom hotel with health, leisure and spa facilities now brings the company’s hotel collection to five as the McKeever Hotel Group successfully owns and operates; Corrs Corner Hotel, Newtownabbey; Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim; Adair Arms Hotel, Ballymena and Dillons Hotel, Letterkenny. It was bought from well known … [Read more...]

NEW DELUXE PLUS ROOMS (OUT WITH OLD IN WITH THE NEW)

Our rooms will give you the ‘WOW’ factor from the moment you walk in, be memorized by the wooden modern looking décor. Check out our newly refurbished bedrooms in Corrs Corner Hotel. You now have a reason to stay over Corrs Corner Hotel. We’ve just newly refurbished our rooms just for YOU! And they are looking extravagant. New everything!- New King Size bed for you to sleep like it’s your own throne, we don’t want you tossing and turning all night, try our new comfy mattress so you may sleep … [Read more...]

LEGACY AND LEARN TO MONTH NI YEAR OF FOOD AND DRINK

November is Legacy and Learn to month in NI Year of Food and Drink. We thought that we would take a look at our legacy and the passion for food and drink that has moved our business forward. We take a look at Managing Director Eugene's journey to becoming a Hotelier. Eugene worked in the kitchen of Corr's Corner as Kitchen Porter and then learned how to be a chef. He was part-time and then he left school at 15 and started in catering college. Then he started to … [Read more...]

MY VISIT TO CRUMLIN ROAD GAOL

Since the Gaol opened to the public in 2012 it has been something that I have not yet experienced. So when the opportunity presented itself for me to take a tour of the Gaol, I grabbed it with both hands. Upon arrival, I had a bit of time to look around the building and take a minute to think about the prisoners that were sentenced here and reflect on the fact that for some prisoners it would be where they would spend their last days. The tour began in the reception area of the Gaol … [Read more...]

NI FESTIVAL OF CYCLING VENUE BALLYCLARE

Northern Ireland is set to become host to a very exciting festival of cycling this month from 3-19 June.  Family fun and great scenic routes what more could you ask for. The Festival in Co. Antrim, just down the road from Corr's Corner Hotel... Information taken from Antrim & Newtownabbey Council Website: "Start Date: 17 June 2016 End Date: 19 June 2016 Time: TBC Venue: Ballyclare NI Festival of Cycling with StreetVelodrome Fri 17 – Sun 19 … [Read more...]

HMS CAROLINE

Yet another Tourist Attraction for Belfast for visitors to explore history and find out about years gone by has opened this month- ready for Summer visitors.We love learning about history at Corr's Corner Hotel and thought we would share this with our guests as part of our Tourist Attractions Focus for the Summer. Somewhere new for you to visit. HMS Caroline is a remaining cruiser from the First World War and has been restored to her 1916 condition. The last surviving participant of the … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY

It is International Museum Day today and so we thought that we would share with you some of the wonderful museums and historical sites for you to visit near us. History is for all ages and something exciting to be shared. Enjoy exploring interactive displays, fact finding, living history days and more. Whether you a visiter to the local area or this is your home, we are sure that you will enjoy the list of places to visit here...  1. Ulster Museum  (10.3 miles … [Read more...]

5 REASONS TO STAY AT A HOTEL OUT OF THE CITY

5 Reasons to stay at a Hotel out of the city 1. A Myth about Hotels that are not right in the centre of the city is that it takes a great amount of time to reach the city centre, however with Corrs Corner Hotel its only 7 miles from Belfast. 2. You can go for a walk, jog or even just to get fresh air through the Newtownabbey way. If you don’t fancy staying in your room for long periods of time, you can keep active and relax while enjoying beautiful, natural scenery … [Read more...]