FORTY-EIGHT HOURS IN MONAGHAN

FORTY-EIGHT HOURS IN MONAGHAN

“I’ve got forty-eight hours to kill so let’s book a trip to Monaghan” said no one ever. As it happens I was told that Monaghan is the second least...

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FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

It was just after the last of the lock-downs, the sun was shining, it was Pride weekend, the leaving cert was just finished and Galway City was heaving with...

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TOP URBAN HOTELS FOR FOOD LOVERS IN IRELAND

TOP URBAN HOTELS FOR FOOD LOVERS IN IRELAND

This is it, the moment we have all waited for, the moment when Ireland finally inches out of its third national lock-down. People are booking holidays en masse. Some...

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RESTAURANTS AND CAFES WITH OUTDOOR SEATING IN IRELAND

RESTAURANTS AND CAFES WITH OUTDOOR SEATING IN IRELAND

As we now know, outdoors account for 0.1% of all Covid transmissions in Ireland since the start of the pandemic. The Irish Times published an article on the subject...

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Kelly’s Resort And The Secret Of The Onion Purée

Kelly’s Resort And The Secret Of The Onion Purée

Have you been to Kelly’s Resort in Rosslare?  I was invited to overnight in Kelly’s Resort in November. Much like, my invitation to visit and stay at the Glenlo...

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel – The Pullman Restaurant

Glenlo Abbey Hotel – The Pullman Restaurant

A couple of months ago, I was invited to stay at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel and eat at the Pullman restaurant. I adore Galway and I didn’t have to...

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Hunters Hotel And The Apple Crumble

Hunters Hotel And The Apple Crumble

Hunters Hotel is tucked away in the Wicklow mountains and is worth the visit for the road trip alone.  I first came across Hunters Hotel in the autumn. We...

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Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 3: Foodie Things To Do In The Burren

Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 3: Foodie Things To Do In The Burren

Here you are now. You have booked your transport and accomodation to west Clare. You have gotten your days off and you’re planning your holiday and hoping for some...

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Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 2: Burren Smokehouse

Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 2: Burren Smokehouse

Have you heard of the Burren Smokehouse in Lisdoonvarna? It produces what I believe to be the best smoked salmon in Ireland.  Following on from my visit to Saint...

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Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 1: Saint Tola Farm

Taste The Burren Food Trail – Episode 1: Saint Tola Farm

You will know Saint Tola as the award winning goat cheese produced in the Burren, in Ireland. I was happy to visit Saint Tola farm and see where the magic...

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