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AN HOUR (OR SO) FROM DUBLIN - TEN OF THE BEST
Picking a short break destination that’s only an hour or so from home means less stress and more time chilling out, and the easy journey is a particular advantage off season or in the shoulder seasons, when days are relatively short - so why not try one of picks for a quick break this month
PET FRIENDLY PLACES TO STAY - TEN OF THE BEST
The Guide has always sought out pet-friendly places to stay and we recommend many wonderful destinations all over Ireland. This is a growing market, especially for travellers from the UK and within Ireland, and we are delighted that a growing number of establishments are seeing the light and welcoming their guests’ four-legged friends.
ROMANTIC GETAWAYS - TEN OF THE BEST
Although mid February may be a clichéd time to take a romantic break, there is never a bad time to plot and plan - and these are just a few of our favourite romantic destinations in Ireland to get you thinking …
TOP FOOD TRENDS FOR 2015 - TEN OF THE BEST
This year will see the resurgence of some old acquaintances - the Tasting Menu is very much in the ascendant again, for example, albeit with a change of emphasis, including more casual service style. And, while demand for sustainable, wild and ‘real’ foods is a grounding force, unexpected things you may notice creeping onto your menu - or find in your favourite food store - include insects (anyone for crickets? seriously…), unusual grains, and seafood charcuterie. And techie types will welcome the arrival of ‘digital dining’ (ie doing everything on your mobile, including paying the bill).
BEST MEALS IN 2014 - 10 OF THE BEST
We enjoyed dozens of great meals in our travels through 2014 (and, alas, had a few disappointments too). This month’s 10 of the Best is just a tiny taste of the best that Ireland currently offers discerning diners. But it’s an interesting collection, reflecting a wide range of experiences that were all about much more than good food - which, however delicious, is nothing without caring service and a genuine desire to please the guest.