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Month: June 2017

Pay Day Treats

It’s Pay Day! Treat Yourself with One of these 5 Fabulous Dining Experiences

Pay day has finally arrived and why not treat yourself for all your hard work with a dining experience at one of Dublin’s best restaurants. Whether you are in the mood for Italian, Japanese, or want to go the extra mile with an Michelin starred meal we have something for you – and all for …

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Fireworks Ready? O’Briens Wine All-American Sale Arrives in Time for the 4th of July

This 4th of July O’Briens Wine has prepared a special offer across their range of American craft beers and spirits. Get ready for an American style BBQ with world-famous craft beers such as Sierra Nevada Pale ale, Brooklyn Lager or Founders KBS, there is something for everyone. Spirit lovers will be treated to fine drinks at amazing value with spicy Bulleit Rye at …

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Limerick

An Exciting New Food Tour is Coming to Limerick This July

Ireland’s latest food trail will explore the finest gourmet hotspots in Newcastle West, County Limerick, while also giving an overview of the best artisan producers, brewers and farmers in the region. During the tour, which will take place on Thursday July 20th, there will be coffee tastings with raw milk from Croom, granola from Curraghchase …

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Heathrow Airport

Gin Lovers this Will be Your Cup of Tea – Enjoy Your Tipple with these New G&T Inspired Tea Bags

Tea time will never be the same again as Heathrow Airport has launched a new limited edition set of G&T-bags in celebration of the airport’s eight-week long gin festival, which kicks off this Saturday, July 1st. The three G&T-bags are destination inspired, with the USA bag combining red berries, hibiscus and apple for a sweet …

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Dine like Royalty at Slane Castle’s Brand New Restaurant The Gandon Room

Best known as the destination of the epic Slane concerts, or as a venue for fairytale weddings Slane Castle is now set to become a dining destination following the opening of two new eateries. In the heart of the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath, the glamorous The Gandon Room Restaurant opened two weekends ago and is …

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We Have a Gut Feeling about the World's First Probiotic Beer

We Have a Gut Feeling about the World’s First Probiotic Beer

Probiotics are added to many foods to give them that edge that many healthy-conscious consumers seek nowadays. Now beer has been the latest product to receive the upgrade thanks to researchers from the National University of Singapore, who have created a sour probiotic beer which contains a strain which they claim is able to help regulate …

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WOW Air

Celebrate Canada Day With €150 Flights From Ireland to Toronto and Montreal

Canada Day is this weekend and to celebrate the nation’s 150th birthday, WOW Air has announced amazing flight deals from Dublin and Cork to Toronto and Montreal. These flights are now available from €150 each way, including all taxes and charges – what’s not to love? There is one little catch in that the flights aren’t …

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Nap Bar

Spain’s First Nap Bar Has Opened and It’s Everything We Could Have Dreamed Of

Sometimes all you need is a sleep, but with today’s busy lifestyle it can be hard to squeeze a power nap into your day. Madrid has opened a nap bar called Siesta & Go and it’s everything we need in our lives. This Spanish nap bar offers private or shared rooms for patrons to rest …

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Cheers! Top 5 Food and Drink Events this Weekend Including Free Brunch and Beers

The weekend is here and with it the food and drink rituals we’ve been waiting all week to savour. But in between brunch, your weekly takeaway, and drinks with friends there are a host of foodie events that will satisfy every craving. Here are our picks of the five best food and drink events this …

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He'll be Back... to Bordeaux: Arnold Schwarzenegger Made Ambassador of Major Wine Region

He’ll be Back… to Bordeaux: Arnold Schwarzenegger Made Ambassador of Major Wine Region

Arnold Schwarzenegger has quite a varied CV: from body building champion to Hollywood superstar to California’s “Governator” and since last Sunday, Ambassadeur d’honneur des vins de Bordeaux, as Le Grand Conseil of the prestigious French wine region has honoured him with the title during la Fête le Vin. Schwarzenegger, who has recently met with France’s President Emmauel …

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The Ganache on the Cake for Ashford Castle – Young Chef to Compete for the Junior Chocolate Master Crown

Following Ashford Castle’s Executive Pastry Chef Paula Stakelum taking the Valrhona Patisserie Championship 2017 title, the prestigious pastry kitchen is sending yet another gifted chef to compete with the best. The Cacao Barry Junior Chocolate Master competition will gather some of the UK and Ireland’s top young pastry stars together for a chocolate showdown. Rachel …

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Leap Card

Would you get Your Leap Card Implanted Under Your Skin to Save Time?

There’s nothing worse than sprinting for the bus, managing to persuade the driver to let you on, and then realising that you’ve forgotten your Leap Card. Usually in these situations, you’ll also have max 50 cent in your purse. A man in Sydney had the genius (and slightly horrific) idea of implanting the chip from …

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Ritz-Carlton Cruise

The Ritz-Carlton is Launching a New Cruise Line and it’s Insanely Luxurious

The Ritz-Carlton hotel group is already a world leader in luxury on land and now the ultra-glamorous hotel is expanding its offering out to the high seas launching a cruising yacht line. The hotel company plans to build a line of 623-ft luxury cruise yachts each with the capacity for 298-passengers yachts. Billed as ‘anti-cruise …

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Beaches

How Many of the World’s Cheapest (And Most Expensive) Beaches Have you Visited?

The annual Beach Price Index has revealed the cheapest and most expensive beaches to visit around the world. The ranking was compiled based on the cost of a number of key products, including food, drinks and suncream. The index surveyed 310 beaches in 70 countries, with four Irish beaches making the list. The cheapest beach …

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This Five Star Resort is The Only Irish Hotel Named on This Luxury List

Associated Luxury Hotels International, a high-end global sales organization widely considered the world leader in the field, has just expanded its portfolio to include three European properties. Among the three additions is one of Ireland’s most luxurious five star hotels, The K Club, in Straffan Co. Kildare. The K Club holds the distinction of being …

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TheMarker Hotel

The Marker Hotel to Host a Tantalizing Bollinger Champagne Dinner on July 19th

Tickets for this event are sold out. If the idea of sipping some of the world’s finest Champagnes accompanied of carefully selected dishes to create a wonderful harmony of flavours sounds tempting to you, then the fabulous Champagne dinner The Marker Hotel is organising this 19th of July is the event you need to book …

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Heritage Sites

Start Planning Your Weekend – Children Under 12 to Have Free Entry To Irish Heritage Sites

From this Saturday, all children under the age of 12 will be given free entrance to all heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works (OPW) Heritage Service. This is great news for families, especially when faced with bored children during the summer holidays. Speaking in the Seanad, Minister of State for the OPW, Kevin Moran, …

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