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Month: June 2020

Win a 3 Course Dinner plus a Bottle of Wine for 2 people in Smokin Bones in Temple Bar

Smokin Bones grew from a stall at Herbert Park Barbecue festival in 2014, we now serve you the very same authentic ribs, pulled pork and brisket as you had at The Big Grill.  At Smokin Bones we source the best possible local ingredients and don’t fuss with them too much.  Simply cooking with wood and …

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Savour and Learn – 16 of the Best Distillery Tour Experiences in Ireland

In this decade, drinks tourism has transformed. The quality and quantity of distillery tours in Ireland is unprecedented and the visitors’ experiences are world-class. Irish whiskey and gin lead the way, but local vodka, poitín and other drinks are also aplenty, and new distilleries both small and large keep coming up with innovative and exciting ways to wow …

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Tankardstown House – An Oasis of Calm & Culinary Finesse in the Heart of the Boyne Valley – Hotel & Restaurant Review

Driving through the ornate wrought iron gates of Tankardstown House you are immediately transported from the hum drum of every day life to an oasis of peace and tranquillity. In the car park we received the friendliest of welcomes from Bruce, the resident English Mastiff. The scenic stroll from carpark to reception is just the …

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Beguiled By It’s Beauty, Nourished By It’s Bounty – Ballymaloe House Hotel & Restaurant Review

Ballymaloe House has been occupying a space on our bucket-list culinary map for quite some time now. Having travelled to so many of Ireland’s gastronomic destinations it was high time we included this gourmet getaway to our repertoire. We are all very familiar with the dynasty of Allen women that have brought Ballymaloe House to …

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24 Hours in Belfast, Grand Central, The Seahorse Restaurant & The Titanic – Taste Travel Guide

What used to called Belfast Central is now known as Belfast Lanyon place, but the buzz in the city’s main train station is easily recognised and picked up on. I am back in Belfast for a full 24 hours – an overnighter, a morning, and an afternoon before I revisit Lanyon Place for the express …

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A Seafront Staycation in Wiley West Clare – Armada Hotel Spanish Point Review

Situated in the costal town of Miltown Malbay, The Armada Hotel sits elegantly amid the breathtaking landscape of Spanish Point. We pulled into the hotel carpark just as the sun was setting, a sight to behold. Before we even walked through the doors of The Armada Hotel we already agreed the location alone would draw …

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The Lady of The Manor – Mount Juliet Estate and The Lady Helen Restaurant Review

On the scenic drive from the entrance gate to Mount Juliet Manor House we were immediately in awe of the breathtaking views across the magnificent Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course. Pulling up outside the Wisteria covered Georgian Manor House it is very easy to see how this enchanting establishment has received its very much deserved Five …

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Ever been accused of living in a bubble? Visit Finn Lough Resort and sleep in one!

Always on the look out for new and exciting experiences, an advertisement for Finn Lough Resort whetted our appetite enough to make us want to find out more. Visiting the website, we knew right away that if we were going we wanted to stay in one of the bubble-domes. Booking about two months in advance …

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Jack Daniel’s Drops New Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Apple

Refreshing apple liqueur crafted with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey drops in the Republic of Ireland. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Apple is available now from Dunnes Stores, Tesco, O’Briens & Independent Off- Licences. • 70cl bottles available at an RSP of €34.75*• Mix with tonic over ice for a new, refreshing summer serve • Only 82 Calories per 35.5ml serve The Jack Daniel Distillery …

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Want To Know The Top 5 Burgers In Dublin? Episode 1 of New Show ‘Top 5’ has the Answer

Top 5 is the new show on the Irish Media Network where they travel the country searching for the Top 5 in a variety of different foods. Episode 1 starts with one of the nation’s favourite comfort eats as the crew decipher the Dublin burger elite.  The show is hosted by TheTaste.ie writer and creator …

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AVOCA’s Father’s Day Weekend Garden Getaway

Looking for the perfect activity this Father’s Day weekend? AVOCA’s Mount Usher Gardens and AVOCA Powerscourt’s picturesque scenery is the perfect weekend activity for the Dad who loves the outdoors. A haven of rare beauty and tranquillity, Mount Usher Gardens has a relaxed informality and natural layout that the whole family can enjoy.  One of the most …

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Tipple your Tastebuds and Discover Virtual Wine Tastings with The Nude Wine Co.

The Nude Wine Company wine as nature intended. The Nude Wine Company specialises in award winning organic, natural and vegan wines.  It creates an engaging and dynamic experience for those who buy wine online and want to learn more. Already a whizz at videos and virtual tastings, The Nude Wine Co launched #NudeWineTV in mid March …

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L. Mulligan to host an Online Whiskey Festival called Distilled on 18th July

L. Mulligan Grocer, Stoneybatter pub & restaurant and owners of the award winning whiskey shop in Powerscourt Town Centre are delighted to present Distilled: Online Whiskey Festival.  In these times of isolation, L. Mulligan has been running weekly online beer, spirit and whiskey tastings. They have been incredibly popular, with people dialling in from their …

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Win a Deluxe Hamper, including a Shack Leather Note Book, a Signed Copy of their Cookbook plus a €100 Dinner Voucher for The Shack Restaurant – Competition Closed

The Shack has been serving customers in Temple Bar for over the past 20 years. Since they opened, more than one million visitors have eaten their traditional Irish food. The flavours of the food bring the restaurant alive and keep them coming back as regulars. The Prize A deluxe hamper of our new range of …

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Panko Coated Goats Cheese & Beetroot Salad By Ciara’s Kitchen

Greet salad season with gusto. Delectable chunks of Panko Coated Goats Cheese combined with the earthiness of Beetroot is a truly satisfying combination. Enjoy! Serves 2-4 Ingredients: 1 egg, beaten 40g panko breadcrumbs  150g log of goats cheese, sliced into 8 pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cooked beetroot (vacuum packed), cut into wedges 100g …

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Black Cherry Tart Recipe By The Shack Restaurant

A good Black Cherry Tart invokes the taste of summer. It’s delicious and the rich taste of the cherries will satisfy any sweet tooth without ever being too sickly. Serves Eight Ingredients: 250g self-raising flour Salt 1 egg 100ml honey 100g corn-starch For the Filling: 100g Irish butter, cubed 175ml milk 700g black cherries, (pitted) …

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Feather blade of Killenure Dexter, Spiced Carrot Puree Recipe by Chef Cathal O’Dowd of Avalon House Hotel

Dexter beef being the smallest breed of cattle in Europe has unique characteristics an d also steeped in 230 years of bloodline history. It’s unique spider marbling gives a sweet slightly nutty flavour. The Carmody family in Tipperary uphold all the traditions of native Irish beef farming which makes it our first choice for our …

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