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Month: October 2021

The Enclosure, Maynooth, Co. Kildare — A Sophisticated Spot for Contemporary Dining at Arkle Bar

Kildare is known as the Thoroughbred County, world-famous for its many exceptional racecourses and exciting racing. Maynooth is now home to a new bar and restaurant named after possibly the county’s most famous racing son — the thoroughbred bay racehorse, Arkle. Within Arkle Bar, visitors will find a new dining option for Maynooth – The Enclosure restaurant, home …

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O’Donoghue Public House — A Public House based on tradition and design, and a pillar of the Killarney Community

A pillar of Killarney’s community, O’Donoghue Public House on College Street reopened its doors on October 22nd with a fresh look and feel, bringing a new sense of vibrancy to the town centre’s social scene. 2021 marks a pivotal year in the story of O’Donoghue Public House as the reins pass from one generation to the …

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Midleton Silent Distillery Chapter Two Available on Celtic Whiskey Auction’s October Auction Celtic Whiskey Auction October Auction 25.10.21-8.11.21

Celtic Whiskey Auction’s October online auction will see one of the rarest Irish whiskeys in the world up for grabs, with all profits (over the cost price of the bottle) being donated to Down Syndrome Dublin. The October Auction started Monday October 25th and will run for two weeks, ending sometime in the evening of November …

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Born From a Creative Dialogue: An Expression of Lady Gaga & Dom Pérignon’s Shared Vision

Today, more than ever, the world needs the power of creative freedom. A force to open up new horizons, to move us forward. A force that brings Lady Gaga and Dom Pérignon together for a collaboration to create two stunning limited edition bottles, available exclusively from today at The Marvel Room at Brown Thomas. The …

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Sherry Revolution: Meet The Old School Tipple That’s Having a Comeback!

Sherry TastingSherry Revolution: Meet The Old School Tipple That’s Having a Comeback! Join us at Upstairs at No.4 in the heart of Dublin City for this celebration of Sherry wines as part of International Sherry Week. We’ll be tasting a delicious range of Sherry wines discovering different styles from crisp & dry to nutty & …

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Visit ‘Kraken Screamfest: Half-Dead House’ This Halloween…If You Dare

Kraken Screamfest returns to Dublin with a terrifying immersive experience but only the bravest of souls should dare visit The Kraken’s Half-Dead House, strictly for over 18s. The two-night event takes place on the 28th & 29th October 2021. Check in if you dare, check out if you can. Tickets cost €10 and include Half-Dead House experience, …

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Cork Caterer, The Tiny Turnip, Launches Curated Christmas Grazing Gift Box Showcasing The Best Of Munster’s Artisan Produce For Nationwide Delivery

The Tiny Turnip, whose homemade culinary delights have proven to be a huge hit with residents of the rebel county throughout the pandemic, is now expanding nationwide. The Cork-based Caterer has just launched a limited number of specially curated Christmas Grazing Gift Boxes, which are available to pre-order online now for delivery to anywhere in Ireland …

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Celebrate the season with The Designed Table’s new collection of table linens and accessories created to bring a sense of occasion to your Christmas and New Year’s table

The season of gathering is here… and Tara O’Connor has put together a glittering new collection of table linens in rich shades and elegant patterns teamed with sparkling new accessories for the ultimate festive tablescape. Bring everyone to the table and make this year’s Christmas and New Year’s entertaining extra special with The Designed Table. As the …

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Oíche Shamhna – The Tradition of Halloween on Inis Mór on the Aran Islands

Oíche Shamhna –  Halloween Traditions on Inis Mór the largest of the three Aran Islands, where the tradition of the pagan festival has always been very strong. Pre COVID it was much more mixing and mingling and a fun fancy dress céilí na bpúcaí (ghosts) in the Halla on Inis Mór where nobody spoke until …

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This much-loved Dublin eatery has survived two decades thanks to their ability to adapt, the loyalty of their locals and never becoming a ‘trend’

Happy Birthday Canal Bank Café! The team, including owners Trevor Browne and Gerard Foote, are celebrating the much loved Dublin eatery turning 20 this October. Canal Bank, named after its view of the Grand Canal, has been a stylish Dublin institution for the country’s top movers and shakers since they first opened their doors in …

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Hendricks’s Gin partners with The River Lee to bring the unusual to Cork – ‘To The Moon’ at The River Club is a new immersive terrace in the heart of the city

Hendrick’s Gin is partnering with luxury hotel The River Lee to offer a most unusual experience to the people of Cork. The first experiential activation by Hendrick’s Gin since 2019, ‘To The Moon’ at The River Club transforms the hotel’s terrace into an immersive celebration of humankind’s long fascination with sky travel, the cosmos and …

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Dublin Chef, Kevin Burke, to open Library St. on site of original Allta Restaurant

Kevin Burke, the former Head Chef of Michelin-starred The Ninth London, and more recently Allta in Dublin, will next month take over the reins of the contemporary wine bar and restaurant located off South Frederick Street in Dublin city centre. The restaurant will be known as Library St., a nod to the name originally intended …

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Holly White Celebrates World Vegan Day on November 1st With A Delicious, Dairy-Free Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Ireland ranks as the 10th most popular country globally for veganism, a statistic that’s a far cry from the traditional pint of milk, meat and two veg dietary staples we’re famous for. In fact, Dublin has been crowned the world’s most vegan-friendly city by Trip Advisor, with 1 in 5 restaurants, cafes and take-aways offering vegan-friendly …

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Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2013 an Autumnal, Energetic and Chiselled Wine

Since 1743, Moët & Chandon has consistently been creating excellent champagnes born from a rich heritage of craft passed down generations. There are, however, certain years when the Cellar Master is so inspired, he allows himself to be more vulnerable to nature’s whimsy. This beautiful exception is a champagne first born in 1842, just before …

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Porterhouse Brew Co. Introduces Hotly Anticipated Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Around The Clock 3

Limited release of 10,000 bottles available from 14th October 2021 at porterhousebrewco.ie  Following the extremely successful, limited releases of the first two batches of Around the Clock in November 2020 and March 2021, Porterhouse Brew Co. is delighted to introduce Around the Clock 3 (RRP €6, ABV 12.5%) – the third generation of its award-winning Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.   Renowned pioneers of Craft Brewing in Ireland, Porterhouse Brew Co. strive to embrace and create increasing complexity in beer, focusing on exceptional flavours derived from pure, simple ingredients. These trademarks are evident in …

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Nomadic Food Trailer, The Salt Project, To Travel Coast-To-Coast Offering An Exciting New Brand Of Plant-Focused Irish Street Food At Scenic Locations Across The Country

Kildare-based Chef, Caomhán de Bri, is taking a fresh new approach to street food with the launch of his nomadic food trailer, The Salt Project. Travelling from coast-to-coast, he’ll be popping up in scenic locations all over the country offering an Irish-inspired plant-focused street food dining experience that hasn’t been seen on these shores before. …

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Dublin City Brewing Company Tasting Club with the Seafood Cafe By Niall Sabongi

WHEN: October 28th@ 6 pm in The Seafood Cafe by Niall Sabongi, Unit 11, Sprangers Yard, Fownes Street Upper, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 EC60 COST: €110 for 2 served in the intimate restaurant’s “Cook For Me” style where they roll out many of their most loved dishes alongside some of the freshest catches that came right off the boats! Each guest will …

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Virtual Vineyards Brings a New Term of the 6 Week Wine Appreciation Course

Virtual Vineyards will kick off a new six-week course of online wine classes at 7:30pm on Tuesday the 26th of October, 2021.  The course will take place in the Garden Hilton Hotel in Dublin 1. Rooms will be sanitised, along with all the glassware and stationary provided.  The course covers the vineyard, the winery and …

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A Carnivorous Twist to a Clontarf Classic – Fish and Meat Bone Restaurant Review

With the return to office life now in full swing, two of my fellow food loving colleagues and I decided it was high time we booked one of those lovely early, after work dinners that we previously took for granted. The good old days we reminisced about for the last eighteen months or so are …

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