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Month: October 2017

This Is the Best Way to Get the Gin Christmas Baubles Everyone Will Be Queuing For

This Is the Best Way to Get the Gin Christmas Baubles Everyone Will Be Queuing For

Last year they sold out in just 82 seconds. This Christmas, Pickering’s Gin Baubles are back and thanks to WineOnline.ie they are now available in Ireland for the first time. With the popularity of gin soaring, and the interest that international media has given to this ginious gift idea, the frenzy over Pickering’s Gin Baubles …

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Viña Pomal Rioja Reserva - Wine of the Week from O'Briens Wine

Start the Winter Warmer Wines Season with this Radiant Rioja Reserva

Brace yourselves, winter is coming… And with it, a celebration of all things cosy, from holding hands at the Christmas market to watching a movie wrapped in your biggest blanket, from mince pies to hot chocolates and of course, rich and complex wines to warm your heart this season. Viña Pomal Rioja Reserva is just …

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Sliabh Liag Distillery Launches Irish Maritime Gin Inspired by Donegals Coast 2

Sliabh Liag Distillery Launches Irish Maritime Gin Inspired by Donegal’s Coast

Last Friday 27th of October, Sliabh Liag Distillery launched its new An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin. The spirit is inspired by Donegal’s coast and it’s made with ingredients from the Sliabh Liag Peninsula. The gin’s name was chosen as a nod to the traditional song Dúlamán, which has been sung by several Irish artist over the years …

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Iceland to Build a New Spa That Disappears Into its Volcanic Surroundings

Iceland could soon have a new luxury spa resort that appears to disappear into its surroundings so you don’t feel like you’ve left the beautiful outdoor scenery. The design firm Johannes Torpe are behind the proposed spa resort, which wouldn’t become available to guests until the last possible second. According to Johannes Torpe, the Red Mountain …

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RTE to Serve Up a Scrumptious Second Season of Catherine Fulvio’s “Tastes Like Home”

The second series of Catherine Fulvio’s “Tastes Like Home” is set to hit our screens this November. The cooking show with a dash of travel makes its return on on Wednesday, November 1st at 7.30pm, RTE One and runs for six weeks, until December 13th. Again this series “Tastes Like Home” will witness Catherine Fulvio …

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Enjoy a Sophisticated Taste of Autumn with Balfes' Halloween Specials

Enjoy a Sophisticated Taste of Autumn with Balfes’ Halloween Specials

Balfes is always surprising us with irresistible, seasonal delights and this Halloween is not the exception. They’ve launched a terrific special menu with colours and flavours inspired in the spookiest and probably the most fun holiday of the year. For those with a sweet tooth, their Pecan Pie is a must-try. The delicious dessert is …

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Happy Halloween – Get Your Claws on This Week’s Travel Tuesday Deals

Happy Halloween! Have a spook-tacular day today by checking out our latest travel deals. From Halloween flash sales to Christmas breaks and adventurous holidays next year, there’s something for everyone this Travel Tuesday. WOW Air is getting into the spooky spirit with a Halloween Flash sale on return flights. Book a flight using the promo …

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Ballymaloe Litfest

Who is Ireland’s Top Food Figure? The Search is on to Find Our National Food Hero

Since the beginning of the year, Guaranteed Irish, the leading business membership organisation, has run the ‘Guaranteed Irish Hero Awards’, recognising high-achievers in the arts, sports, science and music industries. Now, Guaranteed Irishis calling for nominations for Ireland’s national Food Hero. Guaranteed Irish is hoping to find the country’s top food figure. inviting the public …

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24 Hours in Cork City – The Best Places to Eat, Drink and Sleep

Cork City is Ireland’s second city, though residents of the rebel county have been known to refer to it as the “real capital of Ireland”. The bustling city is bursting with independent coffee shops, artisan produce, live music and an impressive dining scene. Keep reading to find out some of the best places to eat, …

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Gourmet Food Parlour

Win a 3 Course Dinner for Two at any Gourmet Food Parlour Restaurant with Cocktails on Arrival and a Glass of House Wine Each – CLOSED

Tradition and great flavour are the heart and soul of Irish cuisine. Since 2006 Gourmet Food Parlour has believed in sharing those traditions. They invite guests to take part in sharing the GFP way of dining. Owners Lorraine Heskin and Lorraine Byrne created GFP in 2006 with the inspiration to serve a funky style of …

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Spiced Pumpkin Cake Recipe with Beurre Noisette Buttercream by The Flour Artist

Spook-tacular Recipes for the Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend

The spookiest time of the year is upon us and a long weekend of festivities awaits. If you are keen to keep the kiddies busy in between costume gathering, pumpkin carving and trick or treating, you can get your bake on with traditional Halloween treats. That glut of pumpkins lying around can also inspire some …

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Are you Brave Enough? This Spooky Gin Was Cursed by a "Professional" Witch

Are you Brave Enough? This Spooky Gin Was Cursed by a Professional Witch

We have seen plenty of unusual gin treats lately… There’s glittery gin, gin Christmas crackers, and even a pineapple gin made in Ireland! But none like this: bright green and named Evil Spirit Gin, it is infused with a combination of “mint, apples and a dash of Devil’s Claw.” The mint and the apples come …

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Shelbourne Paddington Bear Afternoon Tea

Magical Marmalade Moments – The Shelbourne Now Serves a Paddington Bear Children’s Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea has undergone a resurgence in popularity in recent years though it has long been a beloved tradition by generations of Dubliners and guests from elsewhere to visit The Shelbourne for this tea time treat. Seen as a rite of passage for many families, introducing the younger members of the family to the tradition …

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Magical Festive Afternoon Tea

Experience a Magical Festive Afternoon Tea at The Intercontinental Dublin

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so why not treat yourself to a Festive Afternoon Tea at the 5-star Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin this December. From decadent treats to indulgent drinks, there’s nothing quite like Afternoon Tea over the Christmas period, especially after a long day shopping for the perfect gift for your loved ones. …

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Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links

Indulge in Christmas Festivities at the Beautiful Coastal Resort in Portmarnock

The festive season will be in full swing very soon, and you can expect luxurious makeovers with seasonal decor in many of Ireland’s top hotels. At the beautiful coastal resort of the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Christmas treats await you, from the ultimate Christmas parties to Afternoon Tea for all the family. Hosting another …

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Disneyland Park

Disneyland Park to Open a New Hotel And We’ve Already Packed Our Bags

When you wish upon a star, you hope that all your dreams will come true. For Disney fans excited about the opening of Star Wars Land or Galaxy Edge or just their next trip to Disneyland Park, this news is sure to excite. The original Disneyland theme park in Anahiem, California has just announced that …

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