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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A look at the effect the economic downturn is having on the Irish tourism market, and particularly at the over supply of hotel bedrooms.
Irish food and drink alone is well worth a trip to Ireland. Irish food is unique and some of it is well worth learning to make for yourself, and as to Irish drink . . . well, the Irish are a drinking culture, and few can hold their drink as well as an Irishman– or woman, [...]