Month: August 2021

Discover Cloudy Bay’s Dark-Fruited & Appealingly Aromatic Pinot Noir

Since 1985, Cloudy Bay’s mission has been to secure the highest vineyards and produce the highest quality liquid. Made from the iconic New Zealand Marlborough vineyards and utilising over 30 years of experience, discover the fruity depth of their latest expression, Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2019. Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2019 is dark-fruited and appealingly aromatic on the nose.There is an immediate …

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Meet “The Mill House” Limited Edition Single Grain Amarone finish from the award winning Fercullen Irish Whiskey collection by Powerscourt Distillery

Powerscourt Distillery is very proud to introduce the first release in their ‘Estate Series’ – Issue 1 of 3; the ‘Mill House’ Limited Edition Single Grain Amarone finish Fercullen. This first in the Estate Series, is named to give a nod of respect to their brand home – the near-300-year-old mill house built from Wicklow granite …

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A New Kid On The Block – The Lansdowne Hotel, Kenmare – Review

When we think about what encapsulates a typically Irish holiday experience what do we think of?  Good food from local producers? Pubs with stompingly good Irish music? Sunshine (sometimes)? What about activities on land or water? Maybe some boutique stores stocked with handmade items from local artists? And of course, stunning scenery would be high …

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Picturesque Dining by the Water at Charlotte Quay – Review

We arrived at Charlotte Quay on a rare, balmy Irish summer evening with the sun glistening on the water.  Charlotte Quay is the picture-perfect location for outdoor dining with deck chairs lining the waterside for predinner drinks, immediately giving off holiday vibes!  Sitting beautifully on a corner waterfront site in Grand Canal Dock gives the …

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Eton Mess Cupcakes Recipe by Siúcra

These Eton Mess Cupcakes are an ideal summer treat and perfect for little bakers in the making, plus they couldn’t be more fun to decorate! If you love Eton Mess Dessert, then these cupcakes are for you. The crumbled meringue and fresh strawberries are the perfect finish.

Teeling Whiskey Crowned Overall Irish Whiskey Master

Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading progressive Irish whiskey producer, is delighted to announce it has collected the top honour as Irish Spirits Master across four categoriesat the 2021 annual Irish Whiskey Masters, held in London and results announced on August 1st. Teeling Whiskey scooped top honours across both the highly competitive Irish Single Malt and Irish …

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Reconnecting and Recharging with a Taste of Freedom – Clandeboye Lodge Review

If you were to visit Clandeboye Lodge just for the pleasure of staying there, it would already be a much rewarding experience. But thanks to its privileged location at barely fifteen minutes from Belfast yet surrounded by the lavish greenery of the Clandeboye Estate in Bangor, Co. Down, it becomes the ideal point from which …

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10 Cork City Outdoor Dining Spots We Can’t Wait to Visit

While the Wild Atlantic vistas, colourful towns and villages and innumerable food finds across West and East Cork make the Rebel county an obvious havens for a leisurely staycation, but Cork city is the perfect spot for those looking for a buzzy break away. Cork city’s embrace of outdoor café culture and innovative adaptations for …

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Carrot, Coriander and Coconut Soup Recipe by Finn Ni Fhaolain

Finn is a marine scientist, an author and foodie, passionate about the environment, low impact travel and how to help people live more sustainably. Finn lives, surfs, works and plays in the little seaside town of Bundoran, Donegal on the wild west coast of Ireland. On her website www.saltwaterstories.me and Instagram page (@salwaterstories.me) she writes about sustainable …

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