Author Topic: Belfast Hotels, past and present  (Read 6238 times)

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #75 on: May 11, 2019, 05:51:44 PM »
The Glenmachantower Hotel, near Hollywood.
My mother-in-law worked there as a waitress in the 70’s, I dined on the best when she opened her handbag to reveal the main course wrapped in several layers of napkins 🤪😜🤪😜👍🏼. There was also a lady named Sandra who worked alongside her.
Room 4 was apparently the location of many a “liaison” 🤫🤫🤫🤫

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #76 on: May 11, 2019, 06:54:35 PM »
Just remembered, the head waiter was called Mr Penissi or something similar as regard s spelling. His party piece was to pour an an Irish Coffee whilst standing on a chair 😳

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #77 on: May 11, 2019, 06:56:19 PM »
Just remembered, the head waiter was called Mr Penissi or something similar as regard s spelling. His party piece was to pour an an Irish Coffee whilst standing on a chair 😳

Which begs the question, why ?  :D
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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #78 on: May 12, 2019, 07:07:34 AM »
Which begs the question, why ?  :D
Probably for the same reason a dog can lick his own 🏀🏀 ..because he can 🤪👍🏼

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #79 on: May 12, 2019, 07:13:07 AM »
Probably for the same reason a dog can lick his own 🏀🏀 ..because he can 🤪👍🏼

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #80 on: May 12, 2019, 07:14:27 AM »
Probably for the same reason a dog can lick his own 🏀🏀 ..because he can 🤪👍🏼

What do you call a dog with no tongue ?

Smelly 🏀🏀
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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #81 on: May 12, 2019, 06:50:06 PM »
Was at a wedding reception in the Drumkeen Hotel once and James Galway came in . He had made a reservation for the night. Unfortunately his debit / credit cards were all in Swiss Francs or US Dollars. The receptionist told him that payment had to be in Sterling and they could not accept his cards. He was understandably very frustrated  and asked for a taxi to take him to another hotel. While he was waiting for a taxi, clearly irritated, some wag shouted "Any chance of a wee tune James while you're waiting". The place erupted in laughter and fair play to Sir James he broke into a broad smile then began laughing as well. Only in Belfast.

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Re: Belfast Hotels, past and present
« Reply #82 on: May 12, 2019, 08:01:35 PM »
It was called The Windsor Hotel, Knocknagoney.  Cookstown

There was another Hotel just up the road before Holywood, the Strathearn Hotel, blown up by terrorists.  :)
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