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Month: September 2017

This Limited Edition Bottle of Hennessy is Literally a Work of Art by JonOne

This Limited Edition Bottle of Hennessy is Literally a Work of Art by JonOne

Hennessy is known for its closeness to the worlds of literature and art, and with its latest launch, it shows appreciation to the creativity of urban painters. The limited edition bottle was designed by renowned urban artist JonOne for the 2017 Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition Series. The Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition by JonOne is the latest …

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Photo Gallery – Launch of Neven Maguire’s Italian Food Trails TV Series

On Wednesday 27th September, over 100 food writers, bloggers and food lovers gathered to celebrate the launch of Neven’s Italian Food Trails, a six-part TV culinary and travel series premiering on RTÉ One on Thursday, 5th October. Sponsored by Dunnes Stores Simply Better, the series follows Neven’s journey across Italy, where he meets local food …

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Craft Bistro Michelin Bib Gourmand Winner 2018

8 New Irish Restaurants Awarded Bib Gourmand Status as Michelin Reveals 2018 Winners

Ahead of the highly anticipated live gala announcement of 2018’s Michelin star restaurants, on October 2nd, the esteemed culinary guide book has released the new Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand award winners for Great Britain and Ireland 2018. The hearts of chefs across the region were held in the palms of those behind the notable French …

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The Merrion Hotel

Profits Have Soared at This Luxurious City Centre Hotel Following a Successful Turnover

If you are looking for accommodation in Dublin, luxury is always key to a truly noteworthy overnight stay. The beautiful surroundings of the Merrion Hotel have proven to be a winner year after year, and reports show the hotel has impressively soared in pre-tax profits by 45%. Loved by both local Irish and tourists, it’s …

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Five of Our Favourite Wines from Ireland’s California Wine Fair

Yesterday wine lovers were treated to an unprecedented opportunity to taste over 400 wines from California under one beautiful roof: The California Wine Fair at the Shelbourne Hotel gathered producers, importers, media, and the general public in a celebration of the different styles and bottles coming from the Golden State. Choosing our top picks was …

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Green & Blacks Velvet Edition

Photo Gallery – Green & Black’s Celebrate the New Velvet Edition Range

Leading organic chocolate label Green & Black’s celebrated the launch of their newest range, Velvet Edition on Thursday, September 28th at the classy venue of Zozimus, Dublin. Teaming up with Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, this exclusive partnership brings together a delicious evening pairing dark chocolate with gin. Sporting their evening best for the occasion, guests …

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Watch: Billionaire Elon Musk Reveals Rocket That Will Take You Around The World in an Hour

The future of air travel is looking more thrilling by the day, especially given the latest announcement from Elon Musk. The billionaire has proposed city-to-city travel by rocket, right here on earth, with journeys taking an hour or less. This exciting new venture was unveiled by the SpaceX CEO at a space industry conference today, September …

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DWD Irish Whiskey

Here’s Where You Can Get an Exclusive Preview of This Mysterious New Irish Whiskey

After much speculation and anticipation whiskey lovers will be given a preview of “Dublin’s Own” new Irish Whiskey DWD Irish Whiskey on the 17th October in the award-winning retailer the Celtic Whiskey shop. Little is yet known about DWD Irish Whiskey but the Celtic Whiskey Shop promises more information will follow in the coming weeks. Named …

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You Can Now Stay Overnight in One of The UK’s Most Haunted Buildings

Are you afraid of ghosts? You wouldn’t want to be if you have any intention of staying in a notorious former prison, one of the most haunted buildings in the UK. Forget apartments on cliffs and luxurious hotels, true brave souls can now stay in the historical Shepton Mallet Prison in Somerset. This terrifying prison …

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Adventure is Calling – Airbnb Has Revealed the Best Cities for Solo Travel

Travelling in groups with friends and family is great, but sometimes, trying to decide on where to go and what to do can be a bit stressful, which is why solo travel is so important. If you just want to take some time out and experience cities your own way, it’s worth knowing where to …

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Hop for the Best! J.W. Sweetman is Daring Beer Lovers to Take their Homebrew Challenge

Hop for the Best! J.W. Sweetman is Daring Beer Lovers to Take their Homebrew Challenge

Do you have an idea for a great craft beer? Have you ever tried to brew your own? Irish pub and brewery J.W. Sweetman is calling all homebrewers willing to accept their challenge. The bar’s Homebrew Challenge & Cask Weekend will take place on October 27th and 28th and contenders will be in with a chance to commercially brew their own …

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Bow Lane Winter Warming Cocktails

This Bar’s New Winter Warming Cocktails Will Have You Praying for the Chilly Weather

This summer was all about G&T’s and Aperol Spritz, but the award-winning Bow Lane cocktail bar has just revealed the details of their new Winter Warmer Hot-Cup cocktails menu and already we’re praying for the arrival of the chilly season so we can indulge. Launching from the beginning of October, the hot cup menu is …

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Discover a Taste of Wines from Navarra this October at the Wines from Spain Fair

Discover a Taste of Wines from Navarra this October at the Wines from Spain Fair

This years’ Wines from Spain Fair will take place this 9th of October in the Marker Hotel in Dublin. The event is oriented to professionals in the wine industry and media and it will gather 29 Irish importers who will showcase their selection of wines from Spain’s different winemaking regions and styles. One of the highlights of the year will be a featured …

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Photo Gallery – Guinness Cork Jazz Celebrates 40 Years

Guinness hosted an immersive jazz celebration at Arthur’s Bar, Dublin on Tuesday 26th September in celebration of 40 years of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Guests donned their gladrags and enjoyed a performance from the Booka Brass Band at the event, which celebrated 40 years of The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place from …

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Photo Gallery – Marco Pierre White’s Donnybrook Restaurant Celebrates 5 Years

Marco Pierre White’s Donnybrook restaurant celebrated its fifth birthday on Wednesday evening, September 28th 2017 in the beautiful surroundings of South Dublin. Celebrating the evening in style with a range of deletable canapés and beverages, from wine to cocktails. To stay up-to-date with Marco Pierre White’s restaurant, visit marcopierrewhite.ie. Catch a glimpse of some of …

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Harvey’s Point Celebrates Winning Coveted AA Red Star Award

Celebrations are ongoing at Donegal hotel Harvey’s Point following the upgrade of its AA rating from four black stars to a coveted four red stars, making it the only hotel in the North West to receive the esteemed accolade. Held at Grosvenor House in London on Monday 25th September 2017, the AA Awards recognize outstanding excellence in …

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Bubbles for a Bargain – This Stylish City Centre Restaurant is Offering Prosecco for Just €2.50

There may be a possible stop to complimentary bubbles served at salons on the horizon, but thankfully there is a brilliant bargain at The Restaurant by Johnnie Cooke, where you can indulge yourself with Prosecco for only €2.50 per glass. Located on the third floor of Brown Thomas, the restaurant is offering the Italian Fizz for …

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A Taste of the Famed River Cottage Comes to Kilkenny as the Original House Goes Up for Sale

Channel 4’s River Cottage became an instant hit when it arrived our screens in 1998, charting charming chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall journey from London to the quaint Westcountry property and culinary adventures. Now the iconic River Cottage and two of its key members, Steven Lamb and Gill Meller, are set to come to Croan Cottages, Kilkenny …

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Qatar is the World’s First Airline to Offer Double Beds in Their Luxurious Suite

Imagine a world where you can stretch out and have a peaceful night’s sleep while crossing oceans and continents. Well, with Qatar airways’ new and improved business class, you now have the ability to convert your seats into a double bed. Their super business class seating, dubbed Qsuite by the airline, allows up to four customers …

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Gold Avocados

Brunch Just Got a Royal Upgrade – Rare Gold Avocados Have Hit Supermarket Shelves

If brunch for you isn’t complete with a heaving serving of buttery avocado then you’ll want to start queuing at Tesco who have started stocking a rare variety of gold avocado. Now exclusively available in 200 of its stores in the UK, the gold-flecked avocados are not just more aesthetically pleasing. According to a press …

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