Visiting Ireland: An Extended Q&A Session

An American friend whose family is planning a trip to Ireland asked my advice and here are all the questions and answers that resulted, so I thought I'd share it with you! There is probably someone else out there planning a trip over here to the Emerald Isle and maybe this can help a bit.... Continue Reading →


The Dublin Gourmet Trail with Chef Matt Fuller

THE DUBLIN GOURMET STROLL WITH MATT FULLER… June 2012: This summer treat yourself to something special with a city break at the Five Star Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin. Dublin’s premier boutique hotel has created four luxurious packages, perfect for a stylish Summer city break in the heart of Dublin. Foodies love to touch, they love to... Continue Reading →

IKEA Store Opening in Dublin

On Monday, 27 July, IKEA will open its first store in the Republic of Ireland. The new retail outlet is in Dublin. This is very exciting for many ROI residents who have been making the pilgrimage to Belfast to stock up on IKEA's affordable merchandise. Now, it's just that much closer so not only can we save on the items, but also on petrol!

Day in Dublin

Today, I spent the day in Dublin and it reminded me of all the things and places I love most in that fair city. Here is a list: Dunne & Crecenzi (Italian restaurant) 14/16 South Frederick Street, Dublin City Centre  D2 Tel:  01 677 3815   -or-   01 675 9892 Hours: Mon-Sat  7:30-23:00 Sun... Continue Reading →

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