Posts Tagged ‘Event’

By Mark Keane With Ireland celebrating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Jameson has plans to make this year’s St. Patrick’s Day truly special. They will be launching their #BeOriginal campaign and to mark the launch they will be unveiling a limited edition bottle of Jameson with the artwork done by renowned...

By Mark Keane The Walking Dead returned on Sunday as Rick Grimes and his gang try their best to survive the Zombie Apocalypse for another year. Watching the show, it’s easy to think that the zombie apocalypse is all fun and games, that you’re travelling around the country, dodging zombies, practising your sword or...

By Mark Keane With the first midterm break of 2016 fast approaching it’s important to keep those busy young minds occupied. You don’t want them to be stuck indoors, playing video games and eating junk food for the whole week. The Butlers Chocolate Experience is the perfect interactive and fun activity that will not...

By Mark Keane Back in 2013 the inaugural “Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine” brought 8,000 people onto the Cork grounds. It soon became known as one of the world’s top food festivals, getting coverage from the likes of the New York Times, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. As you would expect,...

By Mark Keane One of France’s most well known brands, Hennessy, has teamed up with the renowned Royal Hibernian Academy, to create a series of exciting events for 2016. The programme, known as “Hennessy Lost Fridays”, will have its official launch on Friday the 29th of January. It’s being produced by independent...

By Mark Keane Fancy watching the RBS Six Nations Rugby on three giant screens, breaking a Guinness World record, while listening to live music and having some beer and food? Then you need to get yourself to the Convention Centre for the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair. The event is in its 4th year running and will...

By Mark Keane While those Christmas memories of indulging in roast turkey, fancy wine, mince pies and being sprawled on a couch watching Die Hard and Bad Santa are slowly disappearing, that doesn’t mean you can’t already start planning your next break. The Galway Food Festival is returning for its 5th year this Easter...

By Mark Keane The team behind “Brews We Plate”, Eric Heilig and Floriane Loup, have set up “North East”. Its idea is to run a series of dinners inspired by Eric’s Pomeranian heritage and to use only local, organic and wild produce. Beer lovers will be well aware of the former “Brews We Plate” as it often worked with...

My first food memory? Eating Nutella straight from the jar with a teaspoon/my paw. I’ve always been a chocoholic. I like to think Nutella is good for you because it contains nuts?! Best local area for restaurants? George’s/Camden Street. It has such an eclectic mix of fantastic restaurants for both casual and...

By Mark Keane New Year’s Eve always has the potential to be an expensive disappointing night out. Each year we make plans to have the most amazing night with friends. Sadly, more often than not, you will find yourself in an extremely packed bar or club, unable to get a drink, and with no idea where all your friends...