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Month: March 2018

Adare Manor Celebrates Easter with Luxurious Line Up of Seasonal Treats

Since re-opening after a multi million euro refurbishment, Adare Manor has wowed visitors with a commitment to offering one of the most luxurious experiences in the country, and Easter is no exception. To usher in the first Easter at the new Adare Manor, guests will be spoiled with an array of seasonal treats, starting with …

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gibson Hotel New Menu

Sunshine on a Plate – This Dublin Hotel’s New Menu Will Brighten Your Day

While the bad weather shows no signs of letting up, the gibson hotel is bringing spring a little bit closer to us with their delightful new menu in the coda eatery. Created by executive head chef, Igor Cikarev, the menu includes new starters, mains and desserts that will put a spring in your step this …

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American Fares

Celebrate Easter With Aer Lingus’ Egg-cellent American Fares

Treat yourself this Easter bank holiday weekend by booking a trip stateside thanks to Aer Lingus’ special American fares. With fares from just €159 each way, pack your bags and take in incredible destinations like New York, Miami, Seattle, LA and more. Offers are available for flights booked by Easter Monday, April 2nd and you …

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This Toblerone Cocktail Sounds Like The Perfect Easter Indulgence

The chocolate indulgence of Easter is finally here and nobody will judge you for devouring all the chocolatey goodness that surrounds you. Restaurants and bars are constantly getting more creative with their cocktail offering and Saba‘s Toblerone cocktail sounds like the ultimate Easter indulgence. Created using Coole Swan Irish Dairy Cream, Mozart Chocolate Liqueur, Frangelico, …

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World Butchers

The Best Possible Taste Podcast – World Butchers’ Challenge And More

In this week’s Best Possible Taste Podcast, Sharon Noonan travels to Belfast for the World Butchers’ Challenge. Here she meets Garrett Landers, captain of the Irish team, and also speaks to young food entrepreneur, Maurice Allshire, about his award-winning biltong. Elsewhere, bestselling author and successful entrepreneur, Daniel Priestley, has advice for food and beverage owners …

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The Ingredients For Success – Celebrating 25 Years of Culinary Arts at IT Tallaght

“We are so proud of our graduates. Maintaining links with them and following their career journey is essential for us on many levels, from programme design, placements, keeping abreast of trends and for the inspiration of current students. Our alumni are very much part of the success of each graduate that follows them and this …

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Sligo

Explore The West of Ireland And Experience Sligo’s Hidden Gems

Tourism network South and West Sligo have launched a new tourism brochure for the 2018 tourist season. Entitled “Sligo’s Hidden Gems”, the publication is a fabulous tool for visitors to the west, providing key information and advice for your travels to rural areas. Including details about everything from surfing, seaweed baths, horse riding, rock climbing …

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Culinary Experiences

Culinary Experiences Around Ireland That Will Bring Joy to The Food Lover in Your Life

Immersive experiences are a huge part of what takes our interests to the next level. Whether it’s living like a local in an exotic destination, writing and acting in your own play or learning to make the perfect coffee. The same can be said for food lovers, and with our ever-increasing curiosity about the sourcing …

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Forget Roses: Say it with Wine Thanks to the O'Briens Wine Valentine's Day Sale

Stock Up for the Long Weekend with Cracking Easter Offers at O’Briens

For the very first time, O’Briens stores across the country will open their doors on Good Friday, and to make it the best Friday, they are rolling out an array of tempting offers to stock up for the Easter weekend celebrations. With over 100 delicious wines on promotion, plus a fantastic range of Bordeaux parcels, …

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Chef's Tasting Menu

This Tempting Chef’s Tasting Menu May be the Best Value in Dublin

If you’re an avid reader of TheTaste, you’ll know we have a soft spot for the canal side gem Locks. Contemporary Irish cuisine, beautifully plated and served in one of the city’s most romantic and inviting dining rooms – what’s not to love? Locks has earned itself a reputation for excellence, and with the recent …

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Make Good Friday Great – Dublin Publicans Open Their Doors For The First Time in 90 Years

This year, pubs across Ireland will open on Good Friday for the first time in 90 years, with Dublin publicans celebrating a change in the licensing laws that were implemented since 1927. The change in laws allows pubs to offer their world-famous hospitality to locals and tourists who visit the capital throughout the Easter bank …

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Adare Manor Expands

The Luxurious 5-Star Adare Manor Expands its Impressive Team

The 5-star Adare Manor has added to their impressive staff by appointing a new Resident Manager, Brendan O’Connor, to their expanding team. This announcement comes just months after Adare Manor successfully reopened after an extensive restoration, refurbishment and expansion programme. As Resident Manager, Brendan is now deputy to General Manager, Paul Heery. Brendan will take …

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Irish Old Fashioned Anyone? This Iconic Irish Whiskey Brand Has Just Launched Seaweed Bitters

Here at TheTaste, we are firm fans of the classic Old Fashioned, but the news that Jameson Irish Whiskey has just released Wild Seaweed Bitters has us plotting an Irish shake up on the classic bourbon and Angostura bitters based tipple. A true celebration of Irish ingredients, the innovative new bitters is composed of wild …

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Chocolate Heaven in The Skies – Emirates Celebrates Easter With Delicious Themed Desserts

Luxury airline Emirates is celebrating the Easter bank holiday weekend with a range of delicious treats available to their customers. These treats will be available to Emirates customers from March 30th to April 2nd on flights and in the airport lounges. Across all classes, customers can look forward to Easter-themed desserts on board, including white …

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Bord Bia to Boost Irish Food and Drink Industry With Largest Ever Recruitment Drive

There’s great news for the Irish food industry as Bord Bia has announced that it’s commencing recruitment for 29 new positions to support the continued growth and development of Ireland’s world-class food, drink and horticulture industry. This is the largest-ever recruitment drive for the organisation enhancing Bord Bia’s capabilities in the areas of consumer and …

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Irish Restaurant Awards 2018 – The Best Restaurants in Connaught Have Been Revealed

The best restaurants in Connaught were awarded in the third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards last night. More than 400 people were in attendance at the ceremony held in Roscommon’s Kilronan Castle, with 76 awards presented to the top establishments in each county. The categories covered were Best Casual Dining, …

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Dutch Courage – Heineken Challenges Perceptions with Innovative Brew Launched Today

This Wednesday 28th of March, Heineken launched its latest innovation: Heineken® 0.0%, a non-alcoholic lager brewed by beer lovers for beer lovers which challenges perceptions and offers a great tasting alternative that doesn’t compromise on flavour. With the motto “Now You Can”, Heineken 0.0% embraces the challenge of offering beer lovers more choice on a night …

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