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Month: May 2018

Historic Dublin Market

This Historic Dublin Market is Getting a €3 Million Makeover to Rival Cork’s English Market

More than 16 years after the plans were first mentioned, a historic Dublin market is getting a €3 million redevelopment. The plan is to convert the 126-year-old Victorian market hall into a retail and wholesale market, with a wide array of fruit and vegetable producers, as well butchers, bakers, cheesemongers, fishmongers and greengrocers all set …

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Bonsai Bento

Dylan McGrath Unveils Exciting New Bonsai Bento Dining Experience at Bonsai Bar

Dylan McGrath​ has elevated the Japanese-inspired food experience at his Bonsai Bar restaurant in Dublin city centre with the introduction of a new Bonsai Bento​ food experience, which will be available to sample from the end of May. As part of this exciting new dining experience, guests can try dishes like an Open Tuna Maki, …

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The Draft House Celebrates Its Third Birthday With an Exciting New Summer Menu

The Draft House Gastro Pub in Strandhill, Co. Sligo is currently celebrating its third birthday and the award-winning eatery is going from strength to strength. Head Chef Lee Mastin is bringing all his Michelin kitchen experience to the new summer menu, which launches this week. The menu combines old favourites with some unusual dishes, including …

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Tipsy Tea

Afternoon Tea With a View – Tipsy Tea Fun is Coming to Belfast This June

Get ready to plan your next trip to Belfast because you’ll be unable to avoid the city once Tipsy Tea launches next month. This deliciousness is launching on June 2nd at Babel Belfast, the amazing rooftop bar at Bullitt Belfast. Available every Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 4pm, visitors can enjoy a delectable …

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Win a Schweppes 1783 Hamper Filled with Premium Mixers, Bottle of Gin & Branded Glassware – CLOSED

Schweppes has expertly crafted a range of all new mixers to inspire the luxury drinking experience. The Schweppes 1783 range includes five innovative new flavour combinations and spirit pairings, ensuring there is something to please even the most discerning cocktail connoisseur. Inspired by the alchemy of pioneering Jacob Schweppe, who created the first carbonated tonic …

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From Culinary Arts to Owning Their Own Restaurant – Meet The Chefs Behind Peachtree East

Tallaght natives Paul Phillips and Derek Hall studied Culinary Arts together in IT Tallaght. Following their graduation from the course, they eventually realised their dream of opening their own restaurant, Peachtree East. From washing pots in kitchens during the summer months, the pair advanced into chef whites and experienced “the natural progression into commis chef”: …

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Beaujolais

Win a Box of 12 Wines to Celebrate Beaujolais Week in Ireland this Summer – CLOSED

Join us to celebrate a week of Beaujonomie by Beaujolais with their first ever wine week in Ireland. Explore and discover different Beaujolais wines at food and wine events in Dublin, Cork and across the country. The wines from Beaujolais are some of the most food friendly in the world. They range from light and …

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Bloom Festival

The Best Possible Taste Podcast – Bloom Festival 2018 And More

In this week’s Best Possible Taste Podcast, Sharon Noonan chats to award-winning drinks writer, Susan Boyle, and also finds out about the Galway Westend Street Feast and this year’s Bloom Festival. Chatting to Lisa Regan, Sharon gets the lowdown on the festival, which is taking place on Bank Holiday Monday, June 5th, from 11am to …

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An Evening With Nigella Lawson is Coming to Dublin and We Can’t Wait

Fans of the Domestic Goddess, rejoice! A Dublin date for an Evening with Nigella Lawson, Nigella’s new stage tour, has been announced, so form an orderly queue. The ever popular Lawson will take to the stage in the National Concert Hall on Monday October 22nd. Having established herself as a household name in 1998 with …

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Brian McDermott

Chef Brian McDermott to Open New Hotel and Eatery Along Donegal’s Stunning Coast

30 new jobs have been created for Movie as part of an ambitious €1.5 million restoration project at the former Foyle Hotel. The historic building has been transformed into a boutique hotel, wine bar and eatery under the culinary direction of Donegal’s celebrity chef, Brian McDermott, who is responsible for the newly created jobs. Known …

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All Aboard! One of Ireland’s Best Gin Bars Has Launched a G&T Cruise

All aboard! If you’re a gin lover you’ll want to act fast, as one of Galway’s most popular Gin Bars has partnered with Fever Tree tonic to host an unmissable G&T Cruise, setting sail on Friday 8th June 2018. The cruise, which promises a unique experience for G&T drinkers, is being hosted during the brilliant …

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The Liberties in Dublin is Getting a Brand New €50 Million Luxury Hotel

Dublin is getting a brand new €50 million 4-star luxury hotel, which is due to open next May in the Liberties. The country’s first ever Hyatt Hotel, this will be a 234-bedroom lifestyle property developed by the Hodson Bay Group. Aimed at tourists seeking a city centre experience, construction on the luxury hotel has already …

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Win Tickets to Taste of Dublin Courtesy of Hugh Jordan – CLOESD

Based in Dublin 8, Hugh Jordan & Co has been one of Ireland’s largest independent catering suppliers since 1947, specialising in everything from Crockery, Cutlery, Glassware, Barware, Kitchenware, Hospitality, Dining Room, Disposables, Food Packaging, Equipment, Hygiene and Furniture. Supplying products from front of house to back of house, Hugh Jordan & Co make sure they …

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Turkish Cave Hotels

The Panoramic Views From These Luxurious Turkish Cave Hotels Are Just Incredible

Unique accommodations are all the rage and the more unique the better. From bubble hotels and plunge pools to futuristic pods and glacier hotels, there’s little you can’t find these days. If you’re planning a trip to Turkey in the near future, you need to add the historic region of Cappadocia to your list. With …

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Galway Races g Hotel

Get Planning – The g Hotel is About to Seriously Upgrade This Summer’s Galway Races

Get in the mood for this year’s Galway Races with a variety of exciting events hosted by the city’s luxurious 5-star g Hotel. The series of events will take place across four jam-packed days, kicking off on Tuesday, July 31st. Celebrating the summer, events include a unique experience hosted by Connacht Rugby. With tickets priced …

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Win Brunch for Two at Gourmet Food Parlour Swords Plus 2 Premium Tickets to the All Ireland Leinster Final – CLOSED

Lorraine Heskin and Lorraine Byrne’s Gourmet Food Parlour has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. With seven outlets dotted across the city and another opening in skerries this summer, each has its own sense of unique charm but all offer the very best of Irish ingredients in simple but tempting dishes. Gourmet Food …

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This Six Course Pizza and Beer Tasting Menu Sounds Like Summer Evening Perfection

Need to put a spring in your step this week as the summer weather comes and goes infuriatingly? BOCO on Bolton Street is hosting the ultimate midweek treat with a Foxes Rock Pizza and Beer tasting menu evening. The tempting six-course tasting menu will feature artisanal pizzas paired with a range of Foxes Rock brews. The …

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Gin Festival

There’s a Brilliant Gin Festival Coming to Dublin This Bank Holiday Weekend

The Dublin Gin Festival’s Gin Fusion is returning to the city this June bank holiday, much to the delight of gin lovers everywhere. From May 31st- June 3rd 2018, Gin Fusion is taking over Eatyard + The Bernard Shaw for a long weekend dedicated to all things gin, Bodytonic style. There will be brilliant botanicals, …

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This Stylish Galway Eatery is Hosting a Sumptuous Seafood Sensations Supper

Galway’s only 5 star destination, the g Hotel has created a delectable Seafood Sensations Supper for one night only, on Thursday June 28th. Taking place in stylish restaurant gigi’s to mark SeaFest, which runs from June 29th until July 1st at Galway Harbour, the supper is a must for seafood lovers. Priced at €60 per …

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Gourmet BBQBottomless Prosecco BBQ

Delight in a Gourmet BBQ at This Dublin Hotel This Summer

With the sun shining down on Dublin lately (we hope saying it doesn’t jinx it), we’re finally starting to hope that the summer has finally arrived. With this in mind, Clontarf Castle Hotel is already tempting us with long evenings enjoying savoury BBQ’s with friends, family and work colleagues. Over the summer months, Clontarf Castle …

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