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2010, 2020

“Go Anywhere” gift card

Say thank you to your team with the “Go Anywhere” gift card from Go Anywhere Gift Card: Tax-Free Rewards & Benefits 100% Irish Owned & Valid for 5 years Redeemable in Hundreds of Hotels  For many it’s been a year most will want to forget. It has been a difficult time for employers and employees alike. Homes have become both offices and crèches, kitchen counters have become work [...]

2010, 2020

The Pinnacle of Irish Whiskey, MIDLETON VERY RARE, releases exceptional 2020 vintage

The Pinnacle of Irish Whiskey, MIDLETON VERY RARE, releases exceptional 2020 vintage Final Midleton Very Rare vintage from Former Master Distiller Brian Nation is unveiled   Irish Distillers, maker of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled the eagerly awaited Midleton Very Rare 2020, a unique parting gift from former Master Distiller Brian Nation. In his final days as Master Distiller, Brian continued the long-standing [...]

2010, 2020

‘Twelve Ten: The Grill’ opening at the 5 Star Castlemartyr Resort

New restaurant ‘Twelve Ten: The Grill’ opening at the 5 Star Castlemartyr Resort, East Cork. The team at Castlemartyr Resort are delighted to announce the official opening of our all-new restaurant, Twelve Ten: The Grill. Taking its name from the year of Castlemartyr castles construction, the ruins of which are visible along the entrance avenue to the Resort. Twelve Ten: The Grill offers guests casual dining with [...]

1310, 2020

O3 Sanitise Solutions Supporting the Hospitality Sector

O3 Sanitise Solutions Supporting the Hospitality Sector Don’t just clean it – sanitise it! 03 Sanitise Solutions was established with the hospitality sector in mind and given the current complexities within the industry is well positioned to help during this Covid crisis. O3 Sanitise Solutions Ltd is spear headed by Fran Boxall who has over 30 years’ experience working with in the business environment. Prior to the [...]

1310, 2020


EGAN'S IRISH WHISKEY LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION LEGACY RESERVE III Egan’s Irish Whiskey continues to craft ground-breaking, innovative expressions with the latest release in its limited edition Legacy series, Legacy Reserve III. The third volume in this exceptional single malt series is hand-selected by the Egan family, aged for 17 years in American Bourbon casks and finished in French Cadillac AOC casks. Limited to just 1000 bottles worldwide [...]

1210, 2020


HEINEKEN Ireland, one of Ireland’s largest brewers, has revealed an exciting rebrand for Coors Light. From March 2021, Coors Light will be known as Coors in a leadership move designed to drive ongoing growth in the dynamic American-style light tasting beer category. Coors is renowned for its ‘Peak of Refreshment’ and this brand promise will be brought to life through a refreshing new look that will aim [...]

1210, 2020

Our subscribers can get free tickets to the Dublin Tech Summit Virtual

Dublin Tech Summit Virtual launches new ‘Giveback Initiative’ to help hospitality workers Ireland’s largest tech conference Dublin Tech Summit Virtual takes place online on the 14th of October and we are inviting the hospitality sector to avail of complimentary tickets and get an insight into the exciting opportunities the tech sector provides. Those in the industry can register for free tickets by clicking on the following LINK.They can also register [...]

610, 2020

Waste Not, want not- FoodSpace Ireland launches innovative Stop Food Waste Campaign

Over one million tonnes of food waste disposed of each year in Ireland FoodSpace, a division of Apleona Ireland which operate over 16 sites throughout Ireland are launching their Zero Food Waste campaign for 2020. The award-winning sustainable Food Service company are championing how to get the most from food so that together households, food businesses and the general public will learn how to be as responsible [...]

510, 2020

Mr. Crumb awarded “All-Ireland All-Star Innovative Company 2020”

Multi award-winning artisan food producer Mr. Crumb has just been awarded "All-Ireland All-Star Innovative Company 2020". The family run business, located in the small rural village of Finea, County Westmeath, was founded in 1996 and is famous for its international award-winning Stuffing, whilst also making breadcrumb, flavoured butters and Food to Go products. The company is a major local employer and a trailblazing exporter to many countries, [...]

510, 2020

The Wilder Townhouse ‘Anything But Ordinary’ Gift Card

Gift a little luxury this festive season with The Wilders ‘Anything But Ordinary’ Gift Card. The Wilder Townhouse invites you to celebrate your loved ones this Christmas by gifting them with an ‘Anything But Ordinary’ Gift Card to allow them to experience The Wilder way of life at their convenience. The Wilder, one of Dublin's finest resident’s only Townhouses, nestled in beautifully manicured gardens, close to St. [...]

2909, 2020


Lough Eske Castle, Donegal, invites food lovers to indulge in their “Gourmet Getaway” package The five-star hotel has just been awarded two AA Rosettes, making this a must-do for anyone who appreciates fine food With the Irish staycation still trending, now is the perfect time to book that long overdue trip to Donegal and sample the culinary delights the county has to offer with a stay at [...]

2909, 2020

BIM and Chef Network partner up in a tour of Connemara’s Seafood Highlights

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s seafood development agency, has teamed up with Chef Network, a professional community who connect chefs across the country, to promote the seafood experience of Taste The Atlantic.   The partnership aims to showcase the enormous potential for visitor food experiences (particular seafood experiences) on the Wild Atlantic Way, to promote and encourage the use of local seafood on menus by other chefs/hospitality [...]

2809, 2020

The Europe Hotel & resort is delighted to announce that the hotel now operates entirely on 100% Green Renewable Electricity since September 1st 2020.

For almost 60 years, The Europe Hotel & Resort has been setting the benchmark for innovation, technology, quality standards and customer service within the hospitality industry in Ireland. The diligent team is constantly aiming to lead by example and operate with pride. Now more than ever, it is of vital importance for not only the hospitality industry, but also society as a whole to take significant action [...]

2209, 2020

Experience Aniar At Home with Private Demonstration and Tasting

Michelin star Aniar Restaurant and Chef-Owner JP McMahon have launched an exclusive element to the restaurant and cookery school, Aniar At Home. Aniar At Home brings the food of JP McMahon to your home with an added element of the Aniar Cookery School. Experience JP’s take on contemporary Irish food in the comfort of your own home while JP and his assisting chef create recipes from The [...]

2209, 2020

Pichet welcomes new head chef, Harry Quinn to the team.

14-15 Trinity Street, Dublin 2. September 2020   While 2020 may be a strange year for most of us, the team at Pichet are delighted to be looking to the future by continuing to serve up some of the best food and drinks in Dublin city. Last year, executive chef and co-owner Stephen Gibson split his time between his new role as executive chef in Café en [...]

2109, 2020

Staycations boosted energy consumption in Irish hospitality sector

19% increase in consumption as people holidayed at home Pattern suggests most commercial activities were rebounding Consumption will be monitored closely over the coming weeks with Dublin moving to Level 3 Energy consumption in the hospitality sector increased by 19% during the summer months according to the latest Savills-Pinergy Energy Monitor. The sector, which comprises of hotels, bars and restaurants, saw the biggest drop of all sectors [...]

1709, 2020


The boutique 4 * Castle Hotel in Macroom, Co. Cork are delighted to welcome on board Jack and Rory Buckley, cousins and third generation of The Buckley’s to manage their family hotel. A little bit of history; In April 1951 Dan Buckley, (Father of The Current Owners Don & Gerard Buckley) arrived in Macroom, off the Bus from Killarney, his sole possessions being 2 suitcases! Later that [...]

1609, 2020

Adare Manor is delighted to announce plans to launch The Padel Club

The brand-new activity centre, to debut in Autumn 2020, will be a haven for wellness and sporting pursuits for guests at the 5 Star Resort Limerick, Ireland [Wednesday, 9th September 2020] – Adare Manor is delighted to announce plans to launch a brand-new activity centre, The Padel Club, later this Autumn. Further elevating the guest experience, The Padel Club will provide a new wellness and sporting facility [...]

1609, 2020

Kilkea Castle partners with Mavrix to provide world-class facility for Virtual Conferencing

State-of-the-art online solutions for all meeting types in brand-new Conference Centre   With the conference and meeting sector being hit badly during the Pandemic, businesses are looking at new ways to host these events over the next number of months. Kilkea Castle in Co. Kildare has just announced a partnership with Mavrix, the independent, experiential agency, to introduce virtual conferencing in its brand-new Conference Centre. Suitable for [...]

809, 2020


Gifting Amazing Experiences with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from With staycations all in vogue, the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from is the ideal gift for any occasion. Launched by the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) and accepted by hundreds of hotels and guesthouses throughout the country, it is Ireland’s ultimate hotel gift card. What better way to surprise friends, family and loved ones than with [...]

809, 2020

Blue Haven Kinsale launches its Autumn exclusive Golf, Dine & Stay Package as it partners with the incredible Old Head Golf Links for a breath-taking experience.

Golf, Dine & Stay Have you ever wondered what it’s like to play golf at one of the most spectacular golf courses in the world? Now is your chance to experience this amazing package that has it all covered. Irish Boutique Hotel Year in 2019 and 2017. The Blue Haven Hotel and its sister property Georgina Campbell Guest House of the year, The Old Bank House, have [...]

809, 2020


Continuing in its mission to craft fearless brands, Intrepid Spirits, an independently owned Irish beverage company with offices in Dublin, Shanghai, Chicago and San Francisco, has added Brazilian Cachaça brand Fubá to its innovative portfolio in time for Brazilian Independence Day on 7th September. Rafael Agapito, Fubá’s founder, will continue to be involved in the development of the brand, working closely with the whole team at Intrepid [...]

709, 2020

METHOD AND MADNESS Irish Whiskey and O’Briens Announce Tasting Event & Promotion

METHOD AND MADNESS Irish Whiskey and O'Briens Announce Tasting Event & Promotion WHEN KNOWLEDGE AND DISCOVERY COLLIDE As with any finely crafted premium whiskey, the benefits of a little knowledge, go a long way. Discovering the intricacies and the finer points of a spirit, allow for its deeper appreciation and enjoyment. With such a groundbreaking and award winning range, there is much to seek out from the [...]

109, 2020

Largest Sculpture Exhibition in Ireland opens at The Montenotte Hotel Gardens

A stunning Sculpture Exhibition has been installed at The Montenotte Hotel’s sunken Victorian Gardens for the next four weeks, in association with the prestigious Kildare Gallery. In keeping with The Montenotte’s commitment to support Irish art and culture, 39 sculptures by 18 Irish artists, including Bob Quinn, Stephanie Hess and Donnacha Cahill have adorned the gardens, which also boast a wildflower meadow, a woodland walk and a [...]

3108, 2020


The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) has reacted to the Government announcement of a package for pubs this evening, saying “we asked for Support, Not Sympathy and the Government has given us crumbs”. Pubs that are still closed will receive the same level of restart grant as provided to businesses in Kildare, some of whom remained open. Kildare businesses received a [...]

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