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Month: December 2016

The Shelbourne Hotel Announces One Golden Ticket is Hidden in Christmas Puddings

The Shelbourne Hotel Announces One Golden Ticket is Hidden in Christmas Puddings

Made with love from a traditional recipe in the kitchens of The Shelbourne Hotel every Christmas, the much loved Christmas puddings served at the hotel are also available to purchase to eat at home. This year, one lucky winner will find a Golden Ticket carefully tucked away in their pudding wrapper, ready to be found on Christmas …

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The Best Wines for Christmas: Great Bottles to Toast this Holiday Season [December Edition]

The Best Wines for Christmas: Great Bottles to Try this Holiday Season

We made our list, we checked it twice and we have compiled a wine guide to share some of the best wines for Christmas. These are some of the tastiest and most interesting wines we’ve taste over 2016. Whether you’re looking for the best bubbles to say goodbye to 2016, a fine Port to sip …

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Ireland’s Top Sommeliers and Wine Experts Choose Their Favourite Wine for Christmas

Ireland’s top sommeliers and wine experts have the opportunity to taste amazing wines through the year and the knowledge to spot the truly outstanding among them all. And while they recommend bottles you will love practically everyday, this time they’re talking about a very special pick. We asked them what’s their favourite wine for Christmas, that bottle that they’re …

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Wexford Microbrewery YellowBelly Beer Releases a Video Game this Christmas

Wexford Microbrewery YellowBelly Beer Releases a Video Game this Christmas

Wexford-based microbrewery YellowBelly Beer has launched a video game to give something back to customers and followers for their support in 2016. Renowned for their innovative branding, comic books and animated video, besides creating their first videogame,  they’re currently undergoinga major expansion to increase capacity and keep up with demand for their award-winning beers. ‘YellowBelly’, the character who often …

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A Sparkling World: Fabulous Champagnes and Bubbles to Toast to 2017

A Sparkling World: Fabulous Champagnes and Bubbles to Toast to 2017

There is nothing quite like a fluted glass of wine shimmering with moving strands of tiny pearly bubbles beneath a snowy collar of foam to lift a mood and glamorise any occasion. Here are some fascinating fizz facts about how the bubble gets into the bottle with a selection tasted from France, Italy, Spain, New …

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Up your Cocktail Game this Christmas with this Seasonal Bombay Sapphire Gin Creations

Up your Cocktail Game this Christmas with these Seasonal Bombay Sapphire Gin Creations

Gin is in and if you want to surprise your guests with a fantastic cocktail this holiday season, you came to the right place. Have a look at these super easy and elegant cocktails made with premium Bombay Sapphire Gin; they’re as eye-catching as they’re delicious… HOT GIN MOCHA COCKTAIL Ingredients: – 1 espresso shots …

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Galway Chef Michele Kilkenny Wins This Year’s The Taste of Success

Galway Chef Michele Kilkenny was crowned winner of this year’s The Taste of Success on RTÉ One this evening. Facing strong competition from William Murray and James Kavanagh and their banana bread, Michele’s Chef Select Irish Beef Brisket Pie was the judges ultimate favourite, winning her a prize worth €100,000. Michele’s winning dish is a …

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The Marker Brings BIG The Musical to Life with a BIG Inspired Kid’s Menu

BIG The Musical, the heartwarming Broadway show based on the classic movie starring Tom Hanks has come to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and to celebrate the theatre’s next door neighbors, The Marker Hotel, has created The Zoltar’s BIG Menu which includes a ‘Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop’ dessert – inspired by the famous rap in …

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Three Wonderfully Easy Festive Cocktails to Mix this Christmas

Three Wonderfully Easy Christmas Cocktails to Mix at your Next Party

This Christmas, shake things up with a festive drinks. The three recipes well share below are not only delicious and eye-catching, they are extremely easy Christmas cocktails to make so you’ll shine as a host with very little effort. BACARDÍ RED RUM PUNCH Perfect for sharing with friends over the holidays, this classic rum punch is …

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Dublin Airport’s Marqette Flying High After Winning Fourth Award of 2016

This year there has been more cause for celebration for the Michael JF Wright Hospitalty Group as Marqette was awarded the ‘Airport Hospitality Provider of the Year Award’ at the prestigious Aviation Awards on December 7th at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. The Aviation Industry Awards continue to be the benchmark for excellence for …

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Muffin of the Moment: Foróige Teen Becomes Aldi’s Youngest Supplier with 1916 Themed Muffins

Muffin of the Moment: Foróige Teen Becomes Aldi’s Youngest Supplier with 1916 Themed Muffins

Foróige teen Éabha Campbell, the National Junior Baking Competition winner, has her Muffin of the Moment stocked in 128 Aldi Stores nationwide since 10th December, €1.79 for a two pack. Éabha is Aldi’s youngest supplier at just 16 years of age. Éabha, from Truagh Foróige Club in Co. Monaghan, was crowned the National Junior Baker …

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Discover Bonac 24, a Newly Launched Fine Irish Gin Made in Wicklow

Discover Bonac 24, a Newly Launched Fine Irish Gin Made in Wicklow

Bonac 24 is the first product from a new distillery established in Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow. Gavin Clifford, the young man behind the distillery explains that it’s going to be available nationwide early on 2017. His partner in the project is his father, Michael: “Growing up, I had seen my father establishing a successful business and I always thought …

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Drumcondra Gourmet Food Store Hosts Christmas Market Tomorrow

A favourite local coffee shop here at TheTaste, Bread and Butter on Drumcondra Road Lower is a locally owned gourmet market café serving delicious handmade pastries, award winning coffee and artisan goodies. Tomorrow, Saturday December 10th from 10am until 5pm, the cosy courtyard at Bread and Butter will be transformed into a Christmas market serving …

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Ireland Has the Potential to Become World Leader in Whiskey Tourism by 2030

A strategy that sets out how Ireland can become the world leader in whiskey tourism by 2030 was launched by the Irish Whiskey Association together with Michael Creed T.D. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine last Wednesday 7th of December. It forecasts that the future of Irish whiskey tourism depends on a collaboration between local communities and …

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