After all our hard work getting the business to where it is now, it’s nice to get some recognition. Makes us feel like we’ve done the right thing.
Heroes of Tourism 2007
“Chairman’s Special Award” awarded by “Down District Council”. Presented by Marty Reid (Uncle Andy) and Tim Mc Garry (Da) from the “hole in the wall gang”.
Dermot Curran young entrepreneur of the year 2007
“Invest NI Award” awarded to Dermot Devine and Claire Dickinson.
Northern Ireland Tourist Board Awards 2009
“Tourism Innovation Award” sponsored by Invest NI. Presented by Liam Mc Keating.
We regularly have journalists visiting from all over the world to sample the baths. They take their experiences home with them and write for their own local publications. We often get articles posted to us written in Dutch, German etc. There are too many to list but if you’re interested we have put a few links to various articles below for you to have a look at. Click on the logos for the relevant stories.
BBC NI Newsline (BBC 1 NI)
When we first opened we made it onto the local news. CLICK HERE
The one show (BBC 1)
We made it on to national TV at prime time. Rajesh Mirchandani filmed with us for a couple of days.
Nationwide (RTE 1)
Freelance journalist Rowan Hand came and filmed with us. A really fun piece.
UTV Life (UTV)
Presenter Alison Fleming has a seaweed bath and talks about the experience.
Jackie and Laurences Northern Exposure (BBC 1 NI)
Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen were filmed in the bath as part of a tour of Northern Ireland’s “lesser travelled” tourist attractions.
Tourism Ireland – promotional web film
SOAK Group was selected as one of the places to be included in a promotional video about the Mournes. This is available to view on the tourism Ireland website or on yahoo.ie, and may yet make in on to television. CLICK HERE
SOAK has experienced the glamorous world of television on a few occasions. See below
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