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Plans For Lifesize Likeness Of George Best Landmark Unveiled

Soon Belfast will be welcoming a new landmark, a tribute to one of the world’s greatest footballers and Irish legend George Best. The life-size likeness of George Best will sit atop one of four new hotels in Belfast city centre, The George Best Hotel. A New Belfast Landmark The city of Belfast already has a long list of wonderful landmarks...

A Unique Stay in Best’s Family Home

An unassuming terraced house in east Belfast is fast becoming one of the most sought-after Airbnb’s in the city. From the outside, it looks like many other homes in Belfast, but once you know its history, you’ll understand why people are clamouring to stay at this Airbnb in Belfast. 16 Burren Way isn’t just a standard Belfast home, it was...

Let’s Take a Look at What Belfast has to Look Forward to in 2018

Belfast is quickly becoming one of the top places to visit in Europe for international travellers and thanks to a surge in tourist traffic Belfast can look forward to some exciting developments in 2018. These include music festivals, unique hotel developments and an overdue revamp of the city airport. Check out four fabulous things Belfast will be looking forward to...

High Price for George Best Memorabilia

George Best touched the lives of millions, wowing fans on the pitch and capturing the hearts of the general public as a superstar. Everyone wants a bit of Best in their lives to commemorate the life of a great man, so we’ve taken a look back at some of the George Best memorabilia that people paid a high price for....

George Best Remembered Fondly by the City he Loved

This week, George Best’s ex-wife talked fondly of how Belfast continues to remember its native son. With murals at every turn, his name attached to one of the city’s airports and with work being completed on Signature Living’s George Best Hotel, George Best’s legacy is sure to continue for many years to come. Alex Best was married to the famous...

The Best Photos of George Best

George Best was the footballer who inspired a generation and whose legendary status continues to this day. People from all over the world respect the man as a footballer and a gentleman and his status as an icon paved the way for plenty of photo shoots, candid snaps and photos of George Best. From humble beginnings to life on the...

The Boy From Belfast: The Impact of George Best

George Best will forever stand as a legend on the streets of Belfast. World famous and revolutionary with his attitude and standing in football and the pages of newspapers, his legacy in his hometown of Belfast is a tribute that will last a lifetime. Even if your expertise isn’t in sport, chances are you know of George Best and his...

5 of The Most Memorable George Best Goals from an Unforgettable Footballing Career

George Best’s legendary reputation still resounds today among fans of footy and among his teammates who played with him during his illustrious career. In total, there were a whopping 179 George Best goals over his 470 appearances proving he was a force to be reckoned with on the pitch. George’s skills lay in his unfathomable ball control, “With feet as...

Signature Living Has Big Plans for Belfast

We are bringing the Signature Living touch to Belfast and could not be more excited for what our plans will mean for the historic city. Belfast has already been recognised as the UK’s Best City by the Guardian and Signature Living will further promote into Belfast by helping visitors to experience as much of city's interesting history and culture. With...

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