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Month: April 2018

Belfast’s Iconic Merchant Hotel Goes Global With Dubai Takeover

Belfast’s Merchant Hotel brings it’s iconic Cocktail Bar to Dubai. Saturday 28th April saw Belfast’s 5 Star Merchant Hotel go global with an international takeover in the upmarket Glasshouse Bar in Dubai. The beautiful indoor bar is part of the Soho Garden complex, which opened its doors in December 2017. The exclusive venue spans 14,000 …

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This Luxurious Kerry Hotel Looks Incredible Following a Multi-Million Revamp

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens in Killarney have reopened following an impressive renovation of their restaurant, bar, reception, lobby and lounge spaces. The incredible renovations took place over an 18-month period and were the result of an €18 million investment by the hotel’s owners, the Liebherr family. With spectacular views of the Gap of Dunloe, …

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Lovers of Spanish Food and Wine Treated to Unforgettable Tapas Trails for Spanish Wine Week

One of the most exciting and fun activities of this year’s Spanish Wine Week, was surely the White and Sparkling Wine and Tapas Trail, which took place on Wednesday 25th of April and the The Surprising Rioja Wine and Tapas Trails, which took place on Thursday April 26th. Guests were treated to the opportunity to …

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Delicious Pink Gin

Perfect For Summer Parties – You Can Now Get This Delicious Pink Gin in a Can

Even though the weather may not be reflecting this greatly, the summer is well and truly on the way. With summer comes day trips with friends, picnics in the park, festivals and BBQ’s in the back garden. Bottles can sometimes be inconvenient for such activities, which is why we’re very excited about the new can …

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These Floating Villas in The Caribbean Are What Dreams Are Made Of

We’re always on the hunt for the most incredible places to add to our travel wish list and these floating villas in the Caribbean have skipped a couple of hundred places to make it quite close to the top. Located in Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica, these luxury villas are perched on a …

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24 Hours in Wexford

Wexford’s Aldridge Lodge Receives AA Guest Accommodation of the Year 2018 Award

Aldridge Lodge in Duncannon, Co. Wexford has been announced as the AA’s ‘Guest Accommodation of the Year 2018’, an award bestowed to the best AA accredited Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, and Farmhouses in Ireland. Since opening in 2005, Billy Whitty’s and Joanne Harding’s Aldridge Lodge has received numerous awards and critical acclaim. This small restaurant …

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3 Leaves Restaurant

3 Leaves Restaurant, Blackrock

Situated in Blackrock, 3 Leaves is a unique Indian casual dining restaurant. Run by passionate husband and wife team Chef Santosh and Milie, the name 3 Leaves originated from the three herbs commonly used in Indian cuisine – Mint, Coriander and Curry Leaves. They serve exciting and mouth-watering Indian Street Food and regional curries using …

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Cava Bodega

Cava Bodega Celebrate’s 10th Birthday With Delicious Bank Holiday Events

Cava Bodega, Galway’s multi award winning Mediterranean restaurant is celebrating its 10th birthday with exciting events planned for the May Bank Holiday Weekend. The birthday celebrations run from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May with festivities including a Sherry tasting and talk with JP McMahon, live flamenco music, Cava lunches and theatre performances. Cava Bodgea …

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Rachel Allen Down Syndrome Ireland

Rachel Allen Launches The 2018 HB Fundays Campaign With Down Syndrome Ireland

Who doesn’t love ice cream? Especially if indulging in this sweet treat with friends and family will help a very worthy cause. Together with HB Hazelbrook Farm ice cream, Irish celebrity chef Rachel Allen launched this year’s HB Fundays campaign. The campaign calls on the public to raise much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland …

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Lough Erne’s Chef Noel McMeel Named Best Chef in Ulster 2018

Lough Erne Resort’s Noel McMeel, Executive Head Chef at the luxurious five-star Fermanagh hotel, has been named ‘Best Chef in Ulster 2018’ at the annual Good Eating Guide to Ireland awards. Commenting on the award, General Manager at Lough Erne Resort, William Kirby, said: “Noel’s unique take on modern Irish cooking transforms fresh produce from …

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Ballyfin Demense

This Luxurious Estate Has Just Won the Prestigious AA Hotel of the Year 2018 Award

Ballyfin Demense has been named as the AA Hotel of the Year 2018 by AA Ireland. This coveted award is the most prestigious in the Irish hospitality industry. Ballyfin Demese is a luxury 5 star hotel set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, in County Loais. Dating back to the 1820’s this magnificent hotel …

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Weekend Plan Sorted – This Stylish Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Opens this Week

The Press Up Group is well known for designing hotspot venues across the city, from the original Instagrammer’s dream bar Sophie’s to the new kid on the block Roberta’s and plenty of quirky spots in between. The newest addition to their ever-expanding portfolio, The Lucky Duck, is set to open this Friday April 27th. The …

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Royal Afternoon Tea

A Royal Affair – Celebrate The Royal Wedding With A Regal Afternoon Tea

Fancy an Afternoon Tea with a sophisticated royal twist? To celebrate the marriage of his Royal Highness Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ,The Galgorm Resort & Spa will be hosting a Royal-Tea in association with fashion brand Walk In Wardrode. This special event takes place on Saturday the 19th of May at 11.00am and is set to be …

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Fabulous French Wine

Ooh La La – O’Briens Wine Are Having An Unmissable French Wine Sale

Are you a fan of fabulous French Wine? Are you struggling to get through your week and wishing there was a better way to get over the hump? Well, this Wine Wednesday, O’Briens Wines has the solution. The wine store has launched a huge French wine sale, with savings of 20-44% on over 220 exciting …

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Here’s Where You Can Enjoy Bottomless Rosé Prosecco for the Summer

We’ve long been fans of Gourmet Food Parlour, with cosy and quirky restaurants across the city from Dun Laoghaire to Malahide serving both indulgent and healthy dishes. Summer trips to Gourmet Food Parlour just became all the more tempting as they have officially launched the perfect promotion – bottomless Rosé Prosecco all summer for €15 …

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Dream Job Alert! WOW Air Wants to Give Two Friends The Summer of Their Lives

Are you a budding globetrotter? Is wanderlust basically your middle name? Well then, WOW Air is currently advertising the paid summer job of your dreams. As part of the WOW Air Travel Guide competition, two lucky winners will be chosen to spend their 3-month summer living in Iceland and calling Reykjavik their home base. If …

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Champagne Sale

Ireland’s Best Sommelier Julie Dupouy Hosts Champagne Celebration At House

Champagne lovers rejoice! On Wednesday 25th April House will be holding a Champagne evening with distinguished and award winning Sommelier Julie Dupouy. Throughout the course of the evening guests will be discussing five different champagnes matched with a perfectly designed menu of delectable bites. The tempting menu will consist of: Moet Brut Imperial paired with a …

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Unmissable Travel Deals

Wonderful Wanderlust – Unmissable Travel Deals That Will Instantly Improve Your Week

We’re coming to the end of April and now is the time we all want to plan and book our summer holidays. With this in mind, here are some unmissable travel deals to get your hands on this week. London Aer Lingus has a number of fantastic travel deals from Irish airports to the UK. …

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Food for Thought’s Latest Pop-Up for Suicide Prevention to Take Place in Locks

Talented young chef Dan Hannigan, Sous Chef at Richmond restaurant, has established Food for Thought, a series of pop-up supper club events with the aim of raising funds for suicide prevention charities such as Pieta House and 3ts. Following on from the success of Food for Thought’s previous pop-ups in Richmond and The Pigeon House …

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This Magnificent Safari Lodge Should Be On Your African Bucket List

If a South African safari is on your bucket list, we have just the accommodation to accompany this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Located in the KwaZulu-Natal province, the andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge looks absolutely spectacular. Re-opening in June 2018, visitors to the lodge will get the chance experience the most luxurious treatment available. These features include a …

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