News Blog2021-02-25T17:07:55+00:00

12 festive gifts exclusively from Mrs Tea’s at Ashford Castle

The festive season is upon us and the Castle is filled with the scent of fir and pine, as our famous Christmas tree decorates the Oak Hall once more. As an early Christmas present and to celebrate the Castle reopening our doors this Friday, we are delighted to introduce the Mrs Tea's Boutique Christmas calendar - a series of exclusive online discounts until the 24th December on [...]

Welcome to The Winter Garden at The Morrison!

The Winter Garden, an al fresco wonderland, will open at The Morrison, Ormond Quay from Friday the 4th, December. With a pre-booked reservation, you can enjoy the best of food and drinks, for a full dinner or just après shopping bites & cocktails and hot drinks, surrounded by festive décor and twinkling lights on a cosy, heated terrace. The Morrison is convenient for all the best Christmas shopping, so make [...]

The Wilder Townhouse gives back to our Front Line Heroes with the 12 Days Of Christmas Giveaway

For months, countless frontline workers have stepped up, with tremendous professionalism and dedication to making a difference. With the Christmas season upon us, The Wilder Townhouse would like to give something back and say thank you to the frontline heroes. The Wilder Townhouse didn’t want to ring in the new year without acknowledging the incredible efforts of these key workers in 2020. The Wilder wants to convey [...]

A Beautiful Partnership for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin

  Clayton Charlemont Hotel Joins Forces with Triona McCarthy for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin   Dublin, 19 November 2020 | The Clayton Hotel Charlemont today announces a partnership with Beauty Editor Triona McCarthy in a bid to raise funds for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin. Children’s Health Foundation (“CHI”) Crumlin is the new name for CMRF Crumlin, which raises funds to support the vital, life-saving work that takes [...]


Many of us are on the go all of the time. Living away from home in busy cities and finding ourselves eating out and snacking unhealthily a lot more than we would like to. Over time, it’s easy to start missing out on the benefits a real healthy diet can provide. When it comes to managing a busy life, a little nutritional self care is crucial - [...]

Carbery Group’s €78m expansion is complete and new mozzarella plant now operational

Carbery Group €78M expansion and new state of the art facility in West Cork is now operational Production of pasta filata (mozzarella and grilling cheese) is underway The Group’s output is set to increase from 55,000 tonnes per annum to 64,000. Thursday 19 November 2020: Carbery Group are excited to announce the completion of the expansion at their Headquarters in Ballineen, West Cork, and the beginning of [...]


Get 10% value added when you spend €500 or more If you are looking for that extra special Christmas gift this year, what could be better than the experience of Ashford Castle. To make it even more attractive, Ashford Castle has launched gift vouchers with added value. For a limited time only, spend €500 and receive an additional 10% (total value €550) or purchase a €1,000 voucher [...]

Lonely Planet names Burren Ecotourism Network ‘Best Community Tourism Project’

~ Tourism Minister Catherine Martin and Tourism Ireland welcome latest Lonely Planet accolade ~   The Burren Ecotourism Network in Co Clare has been named a ‘Best Community Tourism Project’ by Lonely Planet. The global travel company unveiled the accolade today (Tuesday, 17 November) in its prestigious Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2021.   Reflecting how the world and attitudes towards travel have changed this year, Lonely [...]

Brennan’s Brewery Expands Range with Exciting and Unique Brennan’s Original Beer Infused Chilli Sauce

Wexford company Brennan’s Brewery has extended their product range with Brennan’s Original Chilli Sauce in a unique partnership with Welsh company Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm. The partnership was formed through the Bucanier Project, a Government incentive setup by the Irish and Welsh Gov ernment to introduce businesses to each other and create cross border trading in light of the looming Brexit. “Brennan’s Keeps It Original with Cross Border [...]

Experience the magic of the Kingdom with a gift from The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens, this Christmas

Experience the magic of the Kingdom with a gift from The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens this Christmas.   Overlooking the Gap of Dunloe, The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is located just a short drive from Killarney town centre. Set on a 64-acre estate leading to the ruins of the 13th century castle and the River Laune, The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is the perfect place to take [...]

Your Christmas Gift selection from Teeling Whiskey All available online!

Teeling Whiskey has the perfect gift for the whiskey lover in your life! Whether you’re looking for a stocking filler, something easy on the pocket, or an indulgent gift for a whiskey aficionado, there’s something to suit! And all available ONLINE at   The Stocking Filler: Teeling Trinity Pack, RRP €18.00 This Trinity Gift Pack consists of three expressions of the Teeling award winning whiskeys each [...]

Give the gift of luxury this Christmas, with The Europe Hotel & Resort

This Christmas, give the gift of a luxury escape, with a voucher for The Europe Hotel & Resort.   The Five Star Europe Hotel & Resort is one of The Kingdom’s most acclaimed hotels. From its unrivalled setting to luxury amenities and five star service, The Europe offers a variety of beautiful experiences in the heart of the Kingdom.   The Europe Hotel & Resort is defined [...]

UPCOMING DEADLINE: Quality Assurance Accommodation Registration Renewal

UPCOMING DEADLINE: Quality Assurance Accommodation Registration Renewal Registration renewal process must be completed by 15th of November 2020 Registration fee has been reduced to €1.00   Fáilte Ireland is encouraging accommodation businesses to complete the registration renewal process for Quality Assurance before the deadline of midnight on Sunday the 15th of November 2020 to ensure their businesses maintain registration under the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939-2016 and Fáilte [...]


Limited release of 100 casks in 2020   Dingle Distillery is giving whiskey lovers a rare chance to invest in a cask to call their own with a unique sale of 100 full barrels of perfectly distilled spirit before the end of the year.   As part of the Descendants cask programme buyers will also be able to decide how long their personalised whiskey will rest in [...]

The Irishman Founder’s Reserve Gets Sherry for Merry Christmas

9 Casks to be shared worldwide across select markets, including USA, Canada, Russia and Ireland Carlow, Ireland – 20 October 2020: As noses begin to tingle with the smell of dried fruit, cinnamon and spices in markets and kitchens, Walsh Whiskey announce the timely release of an exclusive, limited-edition release of The Irishman Founder’s Reserve – Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish to ease you through the festive season. [...]

7 Family Stays this Christmas in top hotels across Ireland this Christmas

The most magical time of the year is only two months away so it is time to plan a family getaway to celebrate the festive season with your loved ones. This year more than ever-before we are all looking forward to Christmas, and planning has begun earlier than ever and it seems we all just want to finally spend some time with family and friends and make [...]

Shop Local online with McCambridges this Christmas

Shop Local online with McCambridges this Christmas Food & Drink specialists create the ideal Christmas Gift delivered to your door McCambridges on Shop Street in Galway City is a name that is synonymous with Galway and great food in the west. After 25 years of creating the ideal Christmas hamper in store, you can now order a McCambridges Christmas hamper through their online store. In 1996, Norma [...]

Winners of National Organic Awards announced

Winners of National Organic Awards announced as Bord Bia research shows 25% of consumers have purchased more organic produce since Covid-19   Wednesday 21st October: Bord Bia, in association with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today recognised the achievements of six Irish organic food and drink companies. The biennial National Organic Awards celebrate the quality and excellence across the Irish organic sector with seven [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

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