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Green Earth Organics Sustainable Farming Interview With Kenneth Keavey

Kenneth Keavey of Green Earth Organics sustainable farming Interview by Tony Clayton-Lea For Kenneth Keavey, dedication toward sustainability has always been there. The co-founder of Green Earth Organics, the fresh farm and vegetable box delivery business that he operates with his wife, Jenny, recalls trying to convince his parents to use Galway’s first bottle bank …

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Ten Best Things for Kids To Do/See In New York City

Ten Best Things To Do And See In New York City With A Family by Tony Clayton Lea

From the thrill and the buzz of Times Square, Coney Island, and the Palisades Centre (one of America’s largest shopping malls, complete with ice-shaking rink and bowling alley) to Central Park, the Bronx Zoo, and a Major League Baseball game, NYC is one place you and your kids won’t be twiddling your thumbs in. In …

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Blueberry Lime Loaf Cake Recipe by Jane’s Patisserie

When you bake with fruit, you often get beautiful colours dotted throughout the bakes. Combining berry and citrus flavours is always delicious too… lemon and raspberry, blackberry and lemon, or as in this cake, blueberry and lime. I adore it. Baking with blueberries always brings out their flavour and creates a delicious texture, and when …

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Hot Cross Buns Recipe from Avoca Ireland

You can’t celebrate Easter without Hot Cross Buns! AVOCA’s recipe for this delicious baked treat combines the gentle warmth and spice of cinnamon with the tangy sweetness of citrus peel and dried fruit. When hot from the oven, brush these beauties with a honey or maple glaze and watch them disappear.

Braised Pork Bites_Ocean Sands Hotel

Recipe – Braised pork belly bites with spiced pea purée – Ocean Sands Hotel

Recipes from Chef Marcin Szczodrowski, The Ocean Sands Hotel www.theoceansandshotel.ie  Braised pork belly bites with spiced pea purée, black pudding dust and Parma Ham crisp  Serves 4 as a starter Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 6 hours (plus overnight marinade) Ingredients 1 kg boneless fresh pork belly, skin on and scored1 orange2tsp Chinese Five Spice …

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Chef Marcin Szczodrowski _Ocean Sands Hotel

Interview with Chef Marcin Szczodrowski of Ocean Sands Hotel

Marcin Szczodrowski Interview By Tony Clayton-Lea Aiming to deliver five-star food in a four-star property might be ambitious but it’s also achievable, according to chef Marcin Szczodrowski, who is currently wowing diners at the Ocean Sands Hotel, Enniscrone, County Sligo. We have been to this superbly located hotel before and can attest to its status …

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Craft Cocktails

Craft Cocktails Shares The Love With Limited Edition Valentines Cocktails

Craft Cocktails are sharing the love this Valentine’s Day with four limited edition love-themed cocktails, each with a special message on the label. As part of the release, Craft Cocktails are also giving a sneak preview of their newest flavour: the Bramble; made with Gin, Raspberry, Blackberry and Lemon, soon to join their award-winning range …

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Break the mould this Valentine’s Day with these fun ideas from Roe & Co Distillery

Whether it’s Valentine’s, Galentine’s or Palentine’s Day you’re celebrating this year, make sure to bring some fun and flavour to the table. Avoid clichés and try one of Roe & Co Distillery’s truly immersive experiences. The Roe & Co Flavours and Blending Experiences are a great way to spend some quality time together while sharing a …

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Chef Dean Diplock

Interview with Chef Dean Diplock of Breaffy House Resort in Mayo

Interview with Chef Dean Diplock by Tony Clayton-Lea After the past two years of anxieties and lockdowns, rules, restrictions and a general sense of the unpredictable nature of life, it makes sense to see, so to speak, the wood for the trees. That’s what chef Dean Diplock is embracing from this year. The South African …

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Avoca Valentines Dine In

Celebrate Valentines Day With Avoca’s Decadent Dine In Menu For 2 For €27.95

Celebrate Valentines Day With Avoca’s Decadent Dine In Menu For 2 For €27.95 To celebrate Valentine’s Day in style, AVOCA have put together a decadent dine in menu for two. Whether you are spending the day with friends, family or that special someone, AVOCA want you and your loved ones to enjoy a memorable meal …

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Howth Castle Development

Howth Castle Development – Plans lodged for €10m investment

Plans lodged for €10m investment to restore Howth Castle to former glory Tetrarch and the Michael J Wright Group to enter into 25-year lease Plan to create a major visitor and tourist destination 150 jobs expected once scheme is completed and 100 jobs during construction Tetrarch Capital and the Michael J Wright Group today announced their partnership to …

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Review of Pink by Oliver Dunne by Clyde Carroll

Sharable Moments at Pink Restaurant by Oliver Dunne – The Review

SHARABLE MOMENTS AT PINK RESTAURANT BY OLIVER DUNNE Written by Abigail Fox Carroll & Clyde Carroll Oliver Dunne has built up a great reputation as a quality restaurateur. Starting with Bon Appetit in Malahide and then over the years opening new restaurants across Dublin and Ireland, including Cleaver East, Beef & Lobster (Dublin and Galway), …

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An Essential Visit at least Once in a Lifetime – Ichigo Ichie Cork Review

There are 12 courses on the winter menu for Ichigo Ichie Cork with 23 distinctly different dishes. Yes, really. Because this is no ordinary dining experience; this is no ordinary food; this is no ordinary chef. It’s called “Once in a Lifetime” for a reason, a reason that unfolds with each exquisitely crafted dish placed …

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Health Coach, Deirdre Doyle, The Cool Food School

The Cool Food School Launches ‘Food Fun For Pre-schoolers’ Online Course To Encourage Healthy Eating Habits Among Young Children

The Cool Food School, whose goal is to empower children of all ages to get excited about food and develop healthy habits, has launched a fun new interactive online course for Pre-schoolers nationwide. ‘Food Fun For Pre-schoolers’ has been specially developed by The Cool Food School’s award-winning Founder and BTEC-qualified Health Coach, Deirdre Doyle. Via …

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Hardiman Hotel Galway Afternoon Tea

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea of Indulgence this Spring at The Hardiman Hotel Galway

As we move into February and with Spring in the ‘Eyre’ why not enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea at the historic Hardiman Hotel, celebrating 170 years of tradition. The Hardiman Hotel Galway Afternoon Tea is renowned by locals and visitors alike and has been savoured for generations! Sit back in The Hardiman’s naturally lit Parlour …

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Valentines Day at Stillgarden Distillery

Valentines Day at Stillgarden Distillery – The recipe for the perfect D8 night

Don’t have any plans for Valentine’s weekend? Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family or that special someone, Dublin 8’s independent and innovative Stillgarden Distillery will help you impress those you hold dear this love season. On the 12th of February, Stillgarden will host multiple events, including tastings and masterclasses, where you can bring your partner …

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