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Month: May 2018

Limerick Strand Hotel

Four Star Hotel Limerick Strand Appoints Stephen O’Connor as General Manager

The MHL Hotel Collection announced that they have appointed Stephen O’Connor as General Manager of Limerick Strand Hotel. The Limerick Strand is a 4* hotel in the heart of Limerick City overlooking the River Shannon. The hotel offers 184 modern guest rooms and suites, award winning dining, three swimming pools and a state of the art leisure …

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Social Gallery – Celebrity Chef Catherine Fulvio Launches New Siúcra Summer Recipes

Siúcra celebrated the launch of its new summer recipes by hosting an evening of floral delights and summer afternoon tea on the beautiful rooftop terrace of The Woollen Mills on Dublin’s quays. Guests enjoyed an experiential floral afternoon tea, where they sampled some of Catherine’s show-stopping sweet and savoury summer recipes, including her Blueberry Poke …

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The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project Hosts Second Annual Clean Up in Bray

Clean Coasts, a Failte Ireland endorsed programme, was delighted to team up with giants of the wine world, Barefoot Wine, for a second year for the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project 2018. This year’s clean up event took place in Bray on 19th May, with locals getting their hands dirty to ensure their beloved beach …

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Secret Beach Cave

You Need to Add This Secret Beach Cave to Your Greek Island Bucket List

The Greek Islands are on everyone’s travel bucket list, from romantic Santorini to Mykonos and Kos, visiting all of these spectacular locations could take a lifetime. When you finally make it to the island of Milos, a stunning island with volcanic terrain and majestic rock formations that jut right out into the ocean, there’s a …

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House of Peroni

Top Dublin Chefs Team Up to Create a Taste Of The Mediterranean At House Of Peroni

The House of Peroni returns for two weeks of Italian inspired food and drinks – taking place from Thursday 5th July to Sunday 15th of July at Stephen’s Green. This year acclaimed chefs Grainne O’Keefe, from Clanbrassil House, and Hugh Higgins, formerly of Luna and Mulberry Garden, will team up with Peroni Nastro Azzurro to bring a taste of the …

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Favourite Dublin Bars

One of Our Favourite Dublin Bars is Toasting to Women With an Exciting New Cocktail Menu

Summer and cocktails go hand in hand and while there are many venues to choose from in the city, one of our favourite Dublin bars is currently celebrating the season with a toast to women. Celebrating Irish women in light of the recent referendum to Repeal the Eighth, Bow Lane’s new summer menu has us …

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Treat Dad This Father’s Day With a Special Lunch Tasting Menu at Greenes Restaurant

Father’s day is just around the corner and what better way to treat the most important man in your life than with a special lunch. Mulit-award-winning Greenes Restaurant in Cork city have launched an extra special 5-course tasting menu for lunch on Father’s Day on Sunday, June 17th. Designed by award-winning chef Bryan McCarthy, this …

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Coffee Addicts Rejoice – Brown Thomas is Hosting an Unmissable Coffee Month

Who doesn’t love coffee? If you’re firmly in the caffeinated camp, the news that Brown Thomas is hosting a dedicated Coffee Month this June will have you buzzing. The iconic stores in Dublin and Cork are celebrating all things bean-based by paying homage to one of the world’s most popular beverages with a series of …

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Midsummer Dreaming

Midsummer Dreaming – This Dublin Venue is Kicking Off The Season With Decadent Cocktails And Canapés

The Dylan Hotel, Dublin’s finest five star boutique hotel, has launched their Midsummer Dreams at Dylan. It is a summer-inspired cocktails and canapés menu, perfect to kick start you summer with style. This thoughtfully designed menu aims to excite the senses for guests who want to experience the sights, scents and tastes of summer. The Dylan’s stunning new …

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Father's Day

Celebrate Father’s Day With A Caribbean Buffet Brunch At InterContinental Dublin

Father’s Day is right around the corner, so why not treat your dad to an exciting and unique Caribbean brunch buffet at Dublin’s five star InterContinental hotel. On Sunday, June 17th, the InterContinental will be bringing the flavours of the Caribbean to Dublin with a lively Father’s Day brunch. The hotel is located in leafy …

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Walk Above The Trees And Experience The Stunning Landscape of Switzerland

Switzerland has one of the most beautiful and untouched landscapes in Europe. From its incredible mountain ranges to the crystal clear lakes. This is before we even get to all the cheese on offer. So imagine our excitement when we discovered that you can now walk above the tall trees and take in spectacular panoramic …

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Dublin Gastronomy Symposium

Dublin Gastronomy Symposium Returns For Passionate Gastronomes

The Dublin Gastronomy Symposium 2018 returns on 29th – 30th May. The DGS is a forum for those working or interested in gastronomy research to join together to network and discuss the latest gastronomic news. The theme for this year’s symposium is Food and Power. The forum is for like-minded people to engage in academic discussions about all …

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Cruise Ship

Sailing In Style – A Look Inside The World’s Coolest Family Cruise Ship Suite

Cruise Ship power house, Royal Caribbean, unveiled its latest vessel after waiting more than three years for it to be constructed. The resulting Symphony of the Seas is Royal Caribbean’s biggest and boldest venture yet. The company spent over $1.35 million on the ship, which is now officially the biggest ship in the world. Not …

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Perfect Cruise Holiday Bank Holiday Weekend

Plan Your Next Holiday Over The Bank Holiday Weekend With This Week’s Best Travel Deals

With the June bank holiday weekend approaching, there’s never been a better time to book your next holiday. Check out our pick of this week’s best travel deals below. Sail to Norway with Royal Caribbean Explore the Norwegian Fjords with Royal Caribbean during an 8-night Norwegian Fjords holiday onboard Independence of the Seas from 31st …

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Summer Supper Series

Indulge in a Seafood Feast as Part of Charlotte Quay’s Summer Supper Series

This Sunday, June 3rd, join Charlotte Quay for the first in their Summer Supper Series.  Make the most of the dock side location while you enjoy a six course seafood extravaganza over the bank holiday weekend. Charlotte Quay is a stylish bar with waterside terraces and a relaxed restaurant. They focus on using the best local …

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Irish Food Producers

Five Irish Food Producers Honoured at Euro-Toques Food Awards

Five Irish food producers have been honoured at this year’s Euro-Toques food awards after chefs around the country nominate their best suppliers. Established in 1996 by the members of the Euro-Toques Food Committee, based on an original idea by the legendary Myrtle Allen, the Euro-Toques Food Awards are held annually to recognise and celebrate the …

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Chocolate Fondant Recipe By Chef Gearóid Lynch

Grab A Spoon – Ireland’s First Dessert Festival Is Coming This Summer

The first ever Irish Dessert Festival will launch this summer from 23rd to 29th July. The week long festival will see businesses all over Ireland enticing people to taste the best desserts Ireland has to offer. Restaurants, ice-cream parlous, crêperies, bakeries and donut shops will be serving up their signature sweet dishes to eager foodies. Think …

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bushmills

This Salmon and Whiskey Festival is a Summer Celebration of Northern Ireland’s Finest

The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival returns this year on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of June.  This fun filled festival, held at the Old Bushmills Distillery, celebrates this renowned distillery and the surrounding village’s amazing produce, culture and heritage. One of Northern Ireland’s main salmon nurseries is also located here on the River Bush, making …

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Savour The Greenway – Waterford Greenway to Become a Top Culinary Destination

Waterford’s stunning greenway has been a source of much tourist activity since it opened last year. Taking in the beautiful coastal landscape from Dungarvan to Waterford city, the greenway has proved immensely popular, especially as we enter the summer months. Now, Failte Ireland has unveiled plans to highlight the culinary offerings of the South East …

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