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Sizzling Hot News – Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausages Launch in Stores Today

Clonakilty, the makers of Ireland’s favourite Blackpudding, just made the dreams of every Irish Breakfast connoisseur come true with the announcement of their brand-new Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausages which launch today, 29th March, in a select number of Tesco stores and independent shops across Ireland. The sausages will use the same recipe as the much-loved Clonakilty …

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M&S Hot Cross Buns

An Abundance of Buns – M&S Release New Sweet & Savoury Hot Cross Buns Range

While you may already be salivating at the thought of a warm and buttered, spiced and sticky-sweet, hot cross bun, this Easter M&S have introduced a savoury hot cross bun range that might just tempt you to cheat on your sweet bun tradition. M&S Hot Cross Bun Product Developer, Sadia Usman, commented: “This year’s trends …

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La Mer Spa Adare Manor

UK and Ireland’s Only La Mer Spa is Coming to This Luxurious Irish Hotel

Even before a recent €10 million renovation Adare Manor was widely regarded as one of the finest five stars hotels in Ireland. It is fitting then the Spa at Adare Manor has announced a forthcoming partnership with the one of the world’s most prestigious skin care brands – La Mer. Set to unveil this Autumn, …

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Boyne Valley Food Series

Line-up of Food Events for the Fourth Boyne Valley Food Series Announced

The schedule of festivals and food events for the fourth annual Boyne Valley Food Series programme was launched on the 23rd of March in Listoke Distillery & Gin School in Co Louth. The jam-packed line-up for the 2017 series, which has a particular focus on family-friendly events, will run from April and throughout the summer …

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Clerys

Plans to Develop Clerys into a Boutique Hotel and Rooftop Dining Destination To Go Ahead

Plans to redevelop Clerys department store into a boutique hotel and rooftop dining destination will finally go ahead after a financial settlement for former Clerys workers was announced this week. After buying the iconic O’Connell Street premises for €29m in 2015 the plans proposed by Natrium Consortium’ will see it become a ‘rooftop destination’ of …

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Food Emojis New Emoji Update

13 New Food Emoji Including Steak and Pretzels Planned for New Emoji Update

Emoji 5.0 has landed and the new emoji update from Emojipedia, the official emoji site and search engine, suggests our smartphones may finally be graced with the likes of a juicy steak and a New York style pretzel. Unicode, the group responsible for choosing the new emojis, sent over the 69 new proposed emoji to …

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Ladies Who Lunch – Treat Your Mum to a Mother’s Day Lunch at Suesey Street

Candles, bath salts and floral bouquets are all well and good, but if you really want to create a memorable Mother’s Day why not treat your mum to lunch at Suesey Street, Fitzwilliam Place. Head chef Gareth Naughton has created a delicious Mother’s Day Lunch Menu to treat you and your mum. This 3 course lunch …

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The Perfect Eggs Benedict Recipe by Neven Maguire for Simply Better

Looking for a perfect Eggs Benedict Recipe? Top Irish Chef Neven Maguire has perfected his version, and now he’s sharing it with you. In this recipe video, watch how Neven makes mastering this breakfast and brunch classic look simple using Simply Better Corn Fed Eggs, Brioche Burger Buns, Smoked Salmon and more ingredients from the …

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Tesco For Temple Street

Show a Little Extra Love this Mother’s Day with a Tesco Bouquet in Aid of Temple Street

Show a little extra love this Mother’s Day with Tesco’s floral bouquet in support of the little heroes in Temple Street Hospital. The updated #Tesco4TempleStreet bouquet is on now on sale at Tesco stores nationwide, and includes a combination of happy pink mini gerbera, with a mix of purple, pink and white chrysanthemums with a …

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Hang Dai

Hang Dai Gives Away 100 Free Meals Today to Launch New Lunchtime Menu

Hang Dai, Dublin’s coolest Chinese restaurant, launches its new lunchtime menu today. As revealed on their Facebook yesterday evening, to celebrate the new ‘Hang Dai Lunchbox’ the restaurant is giving away 100 free meals, one lunchbox per person, from 12pm today from their base on Camden Street. Since Hang Dai opened bookings have been hard …

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Trevis Gleason

Trevis Gleason’s Award Winning Book ‘Chef Interrupted’ Hits Irish Bookstores

Trevis Gleason’s book ‘Chef Interrupted – Discovering Life’s Second Course in Ireland with Multiple Sclerosis‘ was published in Ireland today, giving Irish audiences the opportunity to buy this warm insight into the gritty truth of living with MS, with delicious yet simple recipes included, in local bookstores. The publication comes after the US edition won …

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April Danann

April Danann Brings Popular Wild Fermentation Workshop from West Cork to City Centre

Fermentation has become one of the most intriguing food trends of recent times. Ahead of the trend, April Danann, Food Scientist, Clinical Naturopathic Nutritionist and an expert in Wild Fermentation techniques has been developing her practice, producing fermented foods and teaching about their health benefits for the past decade. Now for the first time, April Dannan’s …

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Delphi Resort Hotel

Win a Luxury 2 Night Escape to Connemara for Two People with Dinner and €50 Spa or Adventure Credit at Delphi Resort – Closed

From warm Irish hospitality to exquisite food, outdoor adventure to ultimate relaxation, Delphi Resort, in the heart of Connemara, is a haven for romantic getaways, special occasions, adventure-filled family holidays and wellness escapes. Delphi Resort has undergone huge transformations over the last 30 years, without losing its roots as a premier adventure destination in Ireland. …

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Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle Joins List of Historic Buildings Set to Turn Green for St. Patrick’s Day

In a first for the 800 year old property, Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo is among the world’s most iconic buildings set to turn green for St. Patrick’s Day. The annual initiative organised by Tourism Ireland will see a selection of the most renowned landmarks, buildings and statues from around the world light up in …

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Eatyard

Calling All Foodies – Eatyard, Dublin’s Street Food Market, Launches ‘The Stage’

Are you a passionate foodie with a bone to pick, a new food product or initiative that you want to spread the word about, or have a particular food or trend that you would like pay homage to? The Stage @ Eatyard is just the soapbox for you. Eatyard, Dublin’s street food market, are looking for all …

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Neven Maguire's Recipes for Simply Better | Rib Eye Steak | TheTaste.ie

The Perfect Rib Eye Steak Recipe by Neven Maguire for Simply Better at Dunnes Stores

This Perfect Rib Eye Steak recipe was created by Neven Maguire using the Simply Better 28 Day Matured Irish Angus Rib Eye Steaks and other ingredients from the Simply Better Collection at Dunnes Stores. The Simply Better team travelled to Ballinrobe in Co. Mayo to source their Simply Better Irish Angus Beef. Simply Better Beef …

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Celebrity MasterChef Ireland Niamh Kavanagh

Singer Niamh Kavanagh Scoops Title of Celebrity MasterChef 2017 in a Stirring Finale

Niamh Kavanagh won the hearts of the nation once before, when she sang the winning entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, and now she has done it again. This time it was her unsung culinary skills that had the judges singing her praises, earning her the title of TV3 Celebrity MasterChef Ireland 2017 champion. …

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Tasty Tourism and Tours Book Launch Photo by Shelley Corcoran

Photo Gallery: Minister Michael Ring Launches Tasty Tourism and Tours Book at Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

Yesterday evening, Minister Michael Ring of Regional Economic Development officially launched the Tasty Tourism and Tours 2017 publication at Pygmalion Restaurant in the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre in Dublin City. The brainchild of author and singer Ami Grady, Tasty Tourism and Tours is a proactive publication where culture lovers can enjoy warm welcome incentives from top …

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BrewDog to Open Craft Beer Hotel with Beer Filled Jacuzzis and Beer Spa Treatments

The notorious Scottish craft beer company, BrewDog, has announced an ambitious plan to crowdfund for a new hotel attached to its brewery in Columbus, Ohio, called the DogHouse. The new resort promises to be a truly immersive beer experience with craft beer mini-bars in each room, plus taps pouring Punk IPA, sour beer fridges in …

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Saba

Staying In or Going Out, Treat your Mum to a Delicious Meal from Saba this Mother’s Day

Mums are always so busy looking after everyone else, so this Mother’s Day, why not surprise your mum and treat her to a much deserved night out with a sumptuous Mother’s Day menu from Saba. Dublin’s award winning Thai & Vietnamese restaurant wants to help you celebrate the brilliant lady in your life while relaxing in …

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Liam Edwards New Rai President

Cork Restaurateur Liam Edwards Announced as the New RAI President

At the 46th Annual General Meeting of the Restaurants Association of Ireland yesterday, Liam Edwards, proprietor of Jim Edwards Bar and Restaurant in Kinsale, was announced as the new RAI president. Edwards runs the family business set up by his father Jim in 1971, an award winning bar and restaurant which is best known for …

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