Posts Tagged ‘Weekend’

By Mark Keane Conor McGregor, the kingpin of the UFC’s 145lb division, was set to make history on March 5th as he prepared to fight the 155lb Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an attempt to become the first dual-weight UFC champion. A recurring theme for The Notorious is the fact that his opponents have had to...

By Mark Keane Madeleines are a classic little French cake, often served at Afternoon Tea. They are easy to make, look beautiful, and taste delicious. You will need to pick up specific Madeleine moulds but they are not expensive and well worth buying.    Lemon Madeleines All rights reserved Ingredients 4 medium...

By Mark Keane Mr. T pity’s the fool that doesn’t treat his/her mother right. He put into words what exactly Mother’s Day is about. Mr. T wanted people to know there is no other, like mother, so treat her right. Always love and take care of her as you only get one. This Mother’s Day we’ve come up with a selection of...

By Mark Keane Another week another Bite Sized news!   Conor McGregor 13 Seconds Porter All rights reserved As you’re no doubt aware, Conor McGregor is fighting this weekend at UFC 196 in Las Vegas against Stockton native Nate Diaz. The fight promises to be special, filled with trash talking and non-stop action. For UFC...

By Mark Keane Georgina O’Neill has always had a variety of pets in her life from a very young age. She loves animals, but has always found herself drawn to cats, finding them full of character. If asked, she would no doubt say a cat is her spirit animal, that’s how deep her affinity and affection for them goes. They...

By Mark Keane How are you celebrating Easter this year? If you’re first thought was that you were going to take it easy, pick up an Easter egg from your local Tesco, and sit yourself in front of the TV with your other half, then we’re here to tell you to step your game up! Carton House in Kildare is one of Ireland’s...

By Mark Keane The Oscars return this Sunday but sadly it’s another year mired in controversy as black actors are once again snubbed for nominations. If you’re going to join the likes of Spike Lee, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith by snubbing the event, then you won’t see host Chris Rock lambasting The Academy and its...

By Mark Keane Valentine’s Day is approaching, you’ve booked a nice restaurant but you want to make the night truly unforgettable by opening up a bottle of something fancy. With the extent of your wine knowledge coming from the film “Sideways”, you aren’t sure what to order. There’s no need to lose your cool as we have...

By Mark Keane You walk into the office on Monday morning, grab yourself a coffee and exchange small talk with your co-workers. It’s generally not the most exciting part of your week, unless you had gone to the Alltech Craft Brews and Food fair over the weekend. If you were one of the lucky 10,000 attendees that...

By Mark Keane Food, rugby and beer, it’s the perfect weekend trifecta. Need a suggestion or two for where to go pre/post rugby? We’ve made a list to make sure you have a great weekend!   The Old Spot All rights reserved The Old Spot on Bath Avenue is a short walk from the Aviva Stadium. It describes itself as a Dublin...