Dining Out

In Derry, Lir weathers the storm to serve up incredible seafood

Stevie and Rebekah McCarry overcame the pandemic and floods to showcase the best that the north coast has to offer

Lir, in the former Coleraine Yacht Club. Picture: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

It is not a slight against my dinner companion that I spent a lot of my evening in Lir preferring to stare out the window. She is doing the same as the sun sets and swans float on the river Bann, beside the marina where this exceptional and ambitious new seafood restaurant is located.

Housed in a purpose-built dining room in an old yacht club, Lir is situated to reflect its mission statement of showcasing ...