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Month: July 2020

Sliabh Liag Distillers Reclaims Donegal’s Whiskey Heritage with First Legal Distillation in nearly 200 Years

Donegal distillery fills its first cask with a peated single malt new-make spirit  The resurgent Irish whiskey industry has a new feather in its cap with the announcement that Donegal is once again distilling whiskey.  In the shadow of the imposing mountain of Sliabh Liag, a double distilled smoky spirit made from Irish peated malt …

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Plan a luxury staycation to remember this summer at The Westbury Hotel in the heart of Dublin City

The Westbury Hotel offers a host of luxury stays in the heart of Dublin this summer and autumn, providing families, couples and friends with the perfect excuse to take a staycation in the city. The ultimate citybreak calls for a luxurious stay where everything is at your doorstep – allowing you to leave your worries …

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Adare Manor Introduces “Staycation-moon” Package Romantic Escape Designed for Engaged Couples Impacted by Pandemic

Adare Manor is delighted to debut a new guest experience designed specifically for couples that were planning to marry in the spring or summer of 2020 and were required to postpone or cancel their nuptials and/or honeymoon plans due to the pandemic.  Anita Higgins, Director of Business Development at Adare Manor, said “Over the past number …

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All About Kombucha tour Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way – The Clean Coast Tour

Fermented sparkling tea pop-ups and coastal clean-ups this August Ireland’s fastest growing kombucha company All About Kombucha are going on the road this summer touring the Wild Atlantic Way. The team behind the Galway based fresh fermented sparkling tea will be visiting various West coast beach towns this August, with a purpose; to clean the …

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Win a Luxury 2 Night Escape to Ballyseede Castle in Kerry with Dinner, Wine & More – Competition Closed

We have something really special from the Ballyseede Castle to give one lucky taste reader and a guest the chance to stay in one of Ireland’s Most Romantic Castles. Please see below for more information on the castle and the competition prize. Ballyseede Castle in the Southwest region of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, offers luxury accommodation …

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Sligo Oyster Experience Launches ‘Sligo Oyster Farm Tour’

Sligo Oyster Experience has launched a unique seafood experience, the Sligo Oyster Farm Tour. It offers an immersive guided tour and visit to the Coney Island working oyster farm on the shores of Sligo bay, overlooked by the majestic Belbulben and Knocknarea. Sligo is arguably the home of the oyster with the Irish word for …

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Fitzers Catering Transition into “Catering Online” with their new division “Fitzers Núrish”

Founded in 1986, Fitzers Catering have been culinary innovators and leaders in the Irish Hospitality Industry. Catering for corporate events, conventions, sporting venues, heritage sites, movies and concerts across the nation. They are proud to be a 100% Irish owned family business. Like many hospitality operators, they had to adapt their business as a result …

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To Celebrate Saba Baggot Street’s new #SabaSecretGarden we want to give you a chance to Win Dinner and Cocktails for Two! – Competition Closed

We love bringing you the coolest new openings and today we have something a little special. To celebrate Saba Baggot Street’s new #SabaSecretGarden we want to give you a chance to win dinner and cocktails for two! Dubin’s award winning Thai and Vietnamese restaurant Saba are delighted to announce the opening of their new Secret …

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Win a Luxury Five Star Lunch for 4 people in No.27 The Shelbourne Bar – Competition Closed

We are extremely proud to team up with The Shelbourne Hotel to give one lucky taste reader the chance of winning a Luxury Five Star Lunch for 4 people in No.27 The Shelbourne Bar. No.27 The Shelbourne Bar is the social setting of the Irish capital, the beating heart of the hotel, where Dublin society …

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Trinity Townhouse is Dublin’s newest Townhouse just steps away from Grafton Street, Trinity College, and a host of other attractions.

Set on South Frederick Street, Trinity Townhouse is a 31-bedroom boutique hotel set within 3 listed Georgian buildings enjoying an enviable address in the heart of Dublin city centre. The discreet entrance to the pretty townhouse is located at number 29, and once inside the hotel exudes an easy, welcoming charm. In the quiet lobby …

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Win the Ultimate Party Night at Home, Cocktails for you and 5 friends from Tuscany Bistro – Competition Closed

We have something really cool from the guys in Tuscany Bistro in Limerick to give one lucky taste reader and 5 of their friend the chance of winning the new Cocktails at Home Kits and have the Ultimate Party Night in. Tuscany Bistro has recently launched DIY Kits including a range of delicious cocktails. Each …

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West Schools Win Top Prize in the Incredible Edibles Growing Project

Two Schools in Galway and one in Wexford have been named as the overall winners of Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating and Growing project. The project saw over 25,000 students from over 1,000 schools participate in the agriculture and food education body’s popular primary school programme. Despite school closures in March, teachers continued to …

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“Staying in is the new going out: Adapting to our present normal” – Tuscany Bistro launch exciting DIY Kits

Tuscany Bistro, a group of Italian restaurants based in Limerick decided to turn their time during lockdown into something positive, which kick started a new business idea.  Tuscany Bistro has been operating for over 17 years in the suburbs of Limerick, and over 8 years on the beautiful shores of Lough Derg. Food has always …

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Everything’s Rosé returns to WILDE at The Westbury for Summer 2020

From now until September, celebrate summer with a rosé tasting menu amidst a beautiful floral display as WILDE at The Westbury once again invites guests to sample a curated selection of exquisite rosé wines from the South of France From now until September, WILDE at The Westbury will celebrate summer with an exquisitely curated menu …

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Crushed Avocado on Toast with a Soft Fried Egg and Ballymaloe Original Relish Recipe By Ballymaloe Foods

Avocado and egg are a lovely combination and with added Ballymaloe Original Relish, they’re perfect together. A good sourdough bread is just right for this simple dish, but as long as you’ve bread which is thick enough to hold the toppings. You can also use roughly smashed broad beans for this recipe. Ingredients 1 ripe …

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Bolognese Pitta Pockets with Shredded Lettuce, Red Pepper & Grated Cheese Recipe By Ballymaloe Foods

Ballymaloe Bolognese Sauce is packed full of tomatoes, onions, peppers, herbs and spices, so there really is nothing you need to add to it apart from meat for a delicious Italian classic. This recipe takes inspiration from that classic and combines it with some fresh lettuce and cheddar, for a goodness filled pitta pocket. Ingredients …

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Simple Chilli Con Carne with Ballymaloe Pepper Relish Recipe By Ballymaloe Foods

Chilli con carne is one of those versatile dishes, perfect with rice, wraps or for chilli fries. We use Ballymaloe Pepper Relish in this recipe, as the jalapeño heat and unique taste bring another layer of flavour to the dish. This is a chilli con carne recipe you’ll use time and time again. Ingredients 2 …

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Brioche Breakfast Bun with Ballymaloe Original Relish By Ballymaloe Foods

A Ballymaloe take on the breakfast roll, but with brioche and some rocket for good measure. It’s a good way to use up any less than fresh bread, too. We recommend always using good quality sausages, pudding and bacon and free-range eggs where you can. You can also substitute meat products for veggie or vegan …

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Pistachio and Strawberry Meringue Roulade with Elderflower Cream Recipe From Ballymaloe House

Crisp on the outside and pillowy within, this Roulade tastes every bit as delicious as it looks and makes for a show stopping, dinner party centre piece. For the Meringue 4 free range egg whites 225g (8oz) castor sugar For the Filling: 225g (8oz) Irish strawberries, hulled and slices 70g (2oz) pistachio nuts, roughly chopped …

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