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Month: January 2016

Denise's Delicious Gluten Free Bakery.

Cork Bakery Launches New Gluten Free ‘Family Sharing’ Range

Cork business Denise’s Delicious Gluten-Free Bakery is launching a new range of ‘family sharing’ treats to market. Ireland’s first artisan gluten-free bakery, Denise’s Delicious Gluten Free Bakery, was founded by Denise O’ Callaghan in 2008. The bakery has grown substantially now employing a team of 13 at its base in Little Island, Cork. In response …

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Netflix to Premiere Michael Pollan’s Series ‘Cooked’ this February

From best-selling author Michael Pollan, Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney and an all-star cast of directors and cinematographers comes the Netflix Original Documentary Series Cooked, which examines the primal human need to cook and issues a clarion call for a return to the kitchen in order to reclaim lost traditions and restore balance to our lives. …

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Conrad Dublin Lobby

Conrad Dublin Announces €8 Million Renovation Plans

Leading five-star hotel in the capital, Conrad Dublin, begins a major refurbishment this week, updating the property to a sophisticated destination that is locally-inspired. Multiple local influences, including The Iveagh Gardens and Dublin’s rich literary culture, have inspired Conrad Dublin’s renovations, which will be completed in spring of 2016. The €8m renovation project includes a …

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National Off-Licence Association Supports New Legislation at Annual Awards

The National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) has called on the Government to introduce the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. The call was made at the annual Off-Licence of the Year Awards 2016 which took place last night at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns. Speaking at the awards, NOffLA Chairman, Gary O’Donovan said, “As responsible independent retailers, …

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Restaurant Rinuccini

Enjoy a Leisurely Sunday Lunch with Longer Sunday Opening Hours at Ristorante Rinuccini

Due to an increased demand for longer more leisurely Sunday dining, Ristorante Rinuccini in Kilkenny has extended their Sunday hours.  The restaurant will remain open from 12pm until 9pm so that guests can enjoy their Sunday lunch experience as it should be enjoyed…slowly! From 12pm guests can choose from Rinuccini’s Lunch & Early Evening Set …

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Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

Join Monkeys, Dragons and Lions as the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival Lights up the City

Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh today launched one of the most colourful and creative festivals in Dublin’s calendar, the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, as it gets ready to return on the 6th February. For two weeks Dublin will transform into a city of carnivals, culture, celebration and Chinese dragons as the Chinese welcome the …

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Neven Maguire

Neven Maguire Returns for Seventh TV Series of ‘Healthy Home Chef’

Head Chef and Owner of MacNean House and Restaurant in Blacklion, Co. Cavan, the award-winning Neven Maguire, returns to RTÉ One Television screens from January 27th with his seventh consecutive ‘Home Chef’ series. A first for Neven, the new series will see him focus on healthy eating – perfect for New Year’s resolutions. In the …

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Win 3 Course Dinner for Two including a Bottle of Wine at Il Posto Dublin - Closed

Win a Romantic 3 Course Dinner for Two with a Bottle of Wine at Il Posto – CLOSED

Romance abounds in this modern Italian Mediterranean Restaurant on Stephen’s Green. Il Posto exudes a natural warmth and charm that creates an atmosphere which transports diners to the romantic cities of Italy. The elegant and intimate setting makes it the perfect choice for treating your loved one to an evening of sumptuous food and romantic …

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Win Valentine’s Dinner for Two in Fahrenheit Restaurant at Clontarf Castle – CLOSED

Fahrenheit Restaurant at Clontarf Castle combines the old fashioned romance of a 12th century castle venue with bespoke, boutique style interiors making it the perfect venue to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. Executive Head Chef Stuart Heeney has created an indulgent four course fine dining experience especially for Valentine’s Day so foodies are in for a …

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Visit Northern Ireland, Tuck into Breakfast Month and Celebrate Ulster ‘Fry Day’

Northern Ireland’s Year of Food & Drink 2016 is now underway and what better way to kick off the year than to celebrate all things breakfast? The Year of Food and Drink’s Breakfast Month culminates with Ulster ‘Fry Day’ on Friday 29th January. An Ulster Fry is not just a special treat, but also a …

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Romance and Roses this Valentine’s Day at Fahrenheit Restaurant

Fahrenheit Restaurant at Clontarf Castle combines the old fashioned romance of a 12th century castle venue with bespoke, boutique style interiors making it the perfect venue to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. Executive Head Chef Stuart Heeney has created an indulgent four course fine dining experience especially for Valentine’s Day so foodies are in for a …

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Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Awards 95 Points to Cono Sur’s Ocio Pinot Noir

The Wine Advocate, the world-famous publication established by Robert Parker, has awarded the 2013 Cono Sur Ocio Pinot Noir a fantastic 95 points in its latest issue. This puts Ocio at the very upper end of a rating category that defines its recipients as, “An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these …

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For Lovers – and Lovers of Chocolate! Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne

This Valentine’s Day get into the mood for love with one of Ireland’s iconic afternoon traditions – Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne. This Valentine’s at The Shelbourne, all the pastry chef’s skill and imagination has gone into creating a specially romantic and appealing selection of the delicacies which make Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne so …

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A Breakfast of Champions – Balfes BodyByrne Breakfast Review

According to your Instagram feed, in addition to a dedicated fitness regime the only way to ‘make gains’ is to tote tupperware with you where ever you go, filled strictly with eggs, chicken breasts and broccoli, all of which must be boiled. Though sharing pictures of an entire week’s worth of perfectly ‘macro’ balanced meals, with …

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Rua Cafe Mayo

Rua Co Mayo Wins Bord Bia Just Ask Restaurant of the Year 2016

Rua Deli, Bakery & Café in Castlebar, Co Mayo, has been awarded Bord Bia Just Ask Restaurant of the Year 2016, beating off tough competition from many top establishments across the country. With their menu and deli consistently featuring local meats, cheeses, jams, chutneys and vegetables, Rua were selected as national winners for the 2016 …

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