Food & Drink

The Best Irish Dishes

By |2018-05-29T10:53:14+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Car Rental, Cuisines, Fishing, Food & Drink, General|Tags: , , , |

What to Eat in Ireland: 8 Must-Try Irish Dishes Known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is sought after by travellers from all over the world not only for its natural beauty but also for its remarkable food scene. Trying out some delicious dishes in Ireland is as important as visiting the country’s famous landmarks. So, make [...]

As self-catering family holidays go, Cork’s Castlemartyr is among the very best

By |2018-03-13T13:37:03+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink, Hotels, Munster, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

I had the great pleasure of staying in Castlemartyr for one-week of self-catering. The party comprised me, my wife, our three-year-old son, Darragh, and our Golden Cocker Spaniel, Dexter. We had options when considering where to holiday. We could fly somewhere and enjoy some sun but honestly, the trials and tribulations of managing an active and [...]

4 Best Restaurants in Galway

By |2017-03-30T14:11:01+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Cuisines, Food & Drink|

Galway has a lot of amazing restaurants. From Italian to Indian and everything in between, there is a lot of choices. Sometimes, though, too much choice can be overwhelming. Here are 4 of the best restaurants in Galway that you should definitely visit. The Dough Bros If you looking for high quality, delicious pizza then look no [...]

5 Weeks in Ireland – On My Own & Without a Car!

By |2017-02-09T15:43:39+00:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Attractions, Featured, Festivals, Food & Drink|

On a sunny September day in 2013, I left my job and flew to Ireland on a one-way ticket. I had been harbouring this thought of spending a number weeks there ever since I had first visited Dublin in 2012 and immediately fallen in love with it. I’d been back on a regular basis during the [...]

The Gathering 2013

By |2014-05-01T10:30:35+00:00January 11th, 2013|Categories: Food & Drink, News|Tags: , |

In 2013, Ireland opens it’s arms to the world in the form of a gathering. The gathering is a year long event which will see every city, town and village play international hosts and extend a “Céad Míle Fáilte”, (a hundred thousand welcomes) to the world. Come one come all and explore your links to the [...]

Irish Cuisine for food lovers

By |2014-05-01T11:11:12+00:00May 15th, 2012|Categories: Food & Drink|

Food Lovers, prepare to be impressed!! Yes, Ireland has stunning scenery and beautiful landscapes. Yes, Ireland has the most striking sandy beaches. Yes, Irish people are the friendliest people in the world and yes, they are famous for their Irish stews and bacon and cabbage. But wait a minute… lovers of food please take note!! Ireland has taken massive culinary leaps in recent years [...]

What to do in Dublin this Easter?

By |2014-04-23T15:51:48+00:00April 1st, 2010|Categories: Attractions, Festivals, Food & Drink, General, Hot Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Easter weekend is upon us and its important to take advantage of the 4 day weekend, those of us lucky enough to be working. There is lots going on this weekend in Dublin and I will only mention a few of them. 1:Star Wars Invasion Hot on the heels of the orchestra performance in the o2 [...]

The Economic Downturn – A Great Time to Visit Ireland

By |2016-08-18T08:51:40+00:00January 20th, 2009|Categories: Food & Drink, General, Hotels|Tags: , , , , |

A look at the effect the economic downturn is having on the Irish tourism market, and particularly at the over supply of hotel bedrooms.