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Wednesday 20 March, 2019

19 of the best late bars and clubs around Ireland, as recommended by insiders
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# Night Owls

19 of the best late bars and clubs around Ireland, as recommended by insiders

Mar 20th 2019, 4:19 PM 23,129 Views 5 Comments

‘Where will we go for a late drink?’ We’ve answered the question, with a little help from the people who know best.

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'It's humbling': How a little-used pool hall become one of Dublin's most exciting music venues
# Story Of My Bar
# Story Of My Bar

'It's humbling': How a little-used pool hall become one of Dublin's most exciting music venues

Feb 20th 2019, 5:35 PM 2,904 Views 3 Comments

The inside story of Bello Bar.

48 hours in Galway: An insider guide to the very best of the city's buzzing food scene
# Culinary Capital
# Culinary Capital

48 hours in Galway: An insider guide to the very best of the city's buzzing food scene

Feb 20th 2019, 5:34 PM 27,958 Views 2 Comments

In the last decade, Galway has won recognition as a thriving culinary hotspot. Here’s how to make the best of it.

Monday 18 February, 2019

Inside this Walkinstown three-bed which was gutted and revamped: 'The living room is our escape'
# How We Live
# How We Live

Inside this Walkinstown three-bed which was gutted and revamped: 'The living room is our escape'

Feb 18th 2019, 3:30 PM 6,443 Views 0 Comments

Katrina Carroll takes us through a typical day behind her front door.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'It reminds people of a New York dive bar': From Polish pub to vinyl paradise on Parnell Street
# Story Of My Bar
# Story Of My Bar

'It reminds people of a New York dive bar': From Polish pub to vinyl paradise on Parnell Street

Feb 13th 2019, 5:01 PM 3,500 Views 0 Comments

The story of The Big Romance.

11 of the best 'first date' restaurants around Ireland, according to a professional matchmaker
# Starter For Two
# Starter For Two

11 of the best 'first date' restaurants around Ireland, according to a professional matchmaker

Feb 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 15,509 Views 3 Comments

And why he thinks you should always avoid pubs.

Monday 11 February, 2019

Inside this 1970s semi-D in Tramore: 'In the dining room they can be near me while I'm cooking'
# How We Live
# How We Live

Inside this 1970s semi-D in Tramore: 'In the dining room they can be near me while I'm cooking'

Feb 11th 2019, 2:36 PM 4,675 Views 0 Comments

Jac Sinnott takes us through a day behind her front door.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'I saw Ray Davies perform to 160 people here': How the Róisín Dubh became one of Ireland's must-play music venues
# Story Of My Bar
# Story Of My Bar

'I saw Ray Davies perform to 160 people here': How the Róisín Dubh became one of Ireland's must-play music venues

Feb 6th 2019, 5:09 PM 2,961 Views 1 Comment

Once a folk pub, the Galway venue has hosted Ed Sheeran, The xx and many more.

Bright lights, big city: 12 of Dublin's coolest neon signs (including some unexpected gems)
# Glow Up
# Glow Up

Bright lights, big city: 12 of Dublin's coolest neon signs (including some unexpected gems)

Feb 6th 2019, 5:05 PM 10,789 Views 7 Comments

The locations lighting up the capital after dark, from a butcher’s window to a burger joint.

Monday 4 February, 2019

Inside this new four-bed in Blarney, Cork: 'I do my work in the man cave, it's also an office'
# How We Live
# How We Live

Inside this new four-bed in Blarney, Cork: 'I do my work in the man cave, it's also an office'

Feb 4th 2019, 3:23 PM 4,696 Views 0 Comments

Craft-loving sales manager Ruth Frost takes us through a typical day behind her front door.

Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Every weekend we have a brilliant buzz': How Dali rose from the ashes of the legendary Pav
# Story Of My Bar
# Story Of My Bar

'Every weekend we have a brilliant buzz': How Dali rose from the ashes of the legendary Pav

Jan 30th 2019, 4:53 PM 3,781 Views 0 Comments

The managers on how they brought a new kind of music venue to Cork city.

From cheese to chimichurri: 22 innovative Dublin restaurants changing the way we eat in 2019
# Fare City
# Fare City

From cheese to chimichurri: 22 innovative Dublin restaurants changing the way we eat in 2019

Jan 30th 2019, 4:11 PM 15,677 Views 6 Comments

The capital’s food culture is changing. Here are the places pushing it forward.

Friday 25 January, 2019

Inside this Dublin 8 two-bed with an attic conversion: 'I love hearing the floorboards creak'
# How We Live
# How We Live

Inside this Dublin 8 two-bed with an attic conversion: 'I love hearing the floorboards creak'

Jan 25th 2019, 5:09 PM 4,851 Views 0 Comments

Mum-of-two Avril White takes us through a day behind her front door.

Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'We just had to let it be': How The Belfry reopened a long-lost local shuttered for years
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'We just had to let it be': How The Belfry reopened a long-lost local shuttered for years

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:03 PM 3,544 Views 2 Comments

Stoneybatter’s new arrival on how they opened the doors after years with the shutters down.

The insider guide to 5 Cork bridges - and the little details you should look twice at
# Drowning Cell
# Drowning Cell

The insider guide to 5 Cork bridges - and the little details you should look twice at

Jan 23rd 2019, 3:36 PM 18,663 Views 2 Comments

From the Shakey Bridge, to the bridge with a cell for drowning prisoners.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'You can see the whites of their eyes': How Coughlan's went from quiet local to happening spot
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'You can see the whites of their eyes': How Coughlan's went from quiet local to happening spot

Jan 16th 2019, 4:31 PM 2,472 Views 1 Comment

One of Cork’s oldest pubs has a chequered history.

'It's like a house party': The secret ingredients of Ireland's most exciting music venues
# A Dj Saved My Life
# A Dj Saved My Life

'It's like a house party': The secret ingredients of Ireland's most exciting music venues

Jan 16th 2019, 4:31 PM 8,373 Views 4 Comments

“If you’re not unblocking the toilets, you’re doing it wrong.”

Wednesday 9 January, 2019

'Anything can happen at any time': The secret ingredient of 200-year-old Paddy Coyne's in Connemara
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Anything can happen at any time': The secret ingredient of 200-year-old Paddy Coyne's in Connemara

Jan 9th 2019, 4:52 PM 3,477 Views 1 Comment

The Tully Cross landmark keeps people coming back.

Have you seen the light? 5 Dublin lampposts you should really take a closer look at
# This Little Light Of Mine
# This Little Light Of Mine

Have you seen the light? 5 Dublin lampposts you should really take a closer look at

Jan 9th 2019, 4:51 PM 15,864 Views 11 Comments

Dublin’s streetlights are a postcard staple for tourists – but how many of us give them a second thought?

Friday 4 January, 2019

Why 2019 is the year to throw your support behind women's sports
# Can't See It Can't Be It
From The Daily Edge
# Can't See It Can't Be It

Why 2019 is the year to throw your support behind women's sports

Jan 4th 2019, 5:00 PM 5,254 Views 3 Comments

“Sport isn’t a boys’ club. It’s for everyone.”

Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'If we build here, we'll have to build around you': How The Cobblestone became a traditional icon in a changing Dublin
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'If we build here, we'll have to build around you': How The Cobblestone became a traditional icon in a changing Dublin

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:56 PM 6,600 Views 3 Comments

Smithfield has seen whole urban landscapes come and go – but the Cobblestone is still there.

14 of the most incredible bucket-list dinners around Ireland, according to top chefs
# Once In A Lifetime
# Once In A Lifetime

14 of the most incredible bucket-list dinners around Ireland, according to top chefs

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:55 PM 26,397 Views 9 Comments

What are the dinners you should be travelling for? We asked some of the country’s best chefs for their take.

Wednesday 26 December, 2018

50 brilliant Irish women who inspired us in 2018
# Here Come The Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Here Come The Girls

50 brilliant Irish women who inspired us in 2018

Dec 26th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,273 Views 1 Comment

That we know of, at least.

Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'We had one particular guy called Paul O’Connell who used to work the door': Nancy Blake's in Limerick
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'We had one particular guy called Paul O’Connell who used to work the door': Nancy Blake's in Limerick

Dec 19th 2018, 7:01 PM 5,479 Views 0 Comments

The long-standing pub on the secret of its success… and a certain former Munster player.

From flats to nightclubs: An insider guide to 7 overlooked art deco gems around Dublin
# Deco Dublin
# Deco Dublin

From flats to nightclubs: An insider guide to 7 overlooked art deco gems around Dublin

Dec 19th 2018, 7:00 PM 26,096 Views 9 Comments

The capital’s little-known art deco heritage.

Monday 17 December, 2018

'We were driving around with a turkey in the back seat': The year a storm nearly ruined Christmas dinner
# First Christmas
# First Christmas

'We were driving around with a turkey in the back seat': The year a storm nearly ruined Christmas dinner

Dec 17th 2018, 12:14 PM 531 Views 0 Comments

But not quite. Caroline Hennessy recalls her first time being entrusted with the turkey… and how it almost all went wrong.

Thursday 13 December, 2018

'It takes a month to put them up': The story of the Hole in the Wall's legendary Christmas decorations
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'It takes a month to put them up': The story of the Hole in the Wall's legendary Christmas decorations

Dec 13th 2018, 2:05 PM 4,242 Views 0 Comments

How the Dublin 7 institution built a place in the community.

9 of the best spots for a toastie around Ireland, according to serious chefs
# Toasties With The Mosties
# Toasties With The Mosties

9 of the best spots for a toastie around Ireland, according to serious chefs

Dec 13th 2018, 2:03 PM 19,111 Views 8 Comments

From the simple ham ‘n’ cheese to a gourmet feast: the best places for a deliciously melty sambo.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'I fancied him from the beginning': Our first Christmas as a married couple, 36 years ago
# First Christmas
# First Christmas

'I fancied him from the beginning': Our first Christmas as a married couple, 36 years ago

Dec 12th 2018, 3:43 PM 2,047 Views 0 Comments

Hilda Smith remembers a dinner with the in-laws, a long way from what she was used to.

Friday 7 December, 2018

'We'd never pulled a pint before opening night': How Kennedy's in Dingle became a pub... again
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'We'd never pulled a pint before opening night': How Kennedy's in Dingle became a pub... again

Dec 7th 2018, 5:13 PM 1,776 Views 0 Comments

Opening a pub was an unexpected move for Michael Murphy.

Beers, barbecue and booze-free cocktails: The insider's guide to the food and drink trends coming in 2019
# On Trend
# On Trend

Beers, barbecue and booze-free cocktails: The insider's guide to the food and drink trends coming in 2019

Dec 7th 2018, 5:13 PM 4,439 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what will be taking over city streets near you.

Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'We have a massive connection with the GAA': How Devitt's keeps Camden Street old school
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'We have a massive connection with the GAA': How Devitt's keeps Camden Street old school

Dec 4th 2018, 4:19 PM 3,698 Views 0 Comments

New owners gave the much-loved pub a facelift – but the focus is still on a good pint.

'I've been on this street since I was in a pram': The stories behind Dublin's market stalls
# Stall The Ball
# Stall The Ball

'I've been on this street since I was in a pram': The stories behind Dublin's market stalls

Dec 4th 2018, 4:19 PM 7,250 Views 8 Comments

From Moore Street to Camden Street: the traders keeping Dublin in fruit, flowers and fish.

Friday 30 November, 2018

'If Ariana Grande can survive 2018, you can make it through today'
# Thank U Next
From The Daily Edge
# Thank U Next

'If Ariana Grande can survive 2018, you can make it through today'

Nov 30th 2018, 6:10 PM 5,955 Views 0 Comments

An ode to Ariana’s strength and resilience.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

'We met in the airport... on opposite sides of the glass': 7 Irish people share their most treasured Christmas stories
# Yule Laugh... Yule Cry
# Yule Laugh... Yule Cry

'We met in the airport... on opposite sides of the glass': 7 Irish people share their most treasured Christmas stories

Nov 29th 2018, 5:13 PM 9,695 Views 3 Comments

From airport romances, to sad partings: the memories that make Christmas.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'Someone will walk in and it's 'Oh, you're back from Australia!'': How Tigh Neachtains became a home from home
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Someone will walk in and it's 'Oh, you're back from Australia!'': How Tigh Neachtains became a home from home

Nov 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 5,211 Views 2 Comments

The story of the Galway institution.

9 of the best spots around Ireland for a great trad session (without the tourists)
# Hup
# Hup

9 of the best spots around Ireland for a great trad session (without the tourists)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 23,876 Views 37 Comments

Our insider guide to the best music.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'If you were loud in the bar, you'd be marched out': The colourful history of Clarke's in Drogheda
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'If you were loud in the bar, you'd be marched out': The colourful history of Clarke's in Drogheda

Nov 21st 2018, 4:45 PM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

The story of a Louth institution.

7 of the best old-fashioned pubs around Ireland, according to the man who knows best
# Cosy Pints
# Cosy Pints

7 of the best old-fashioned pubs around Ireland, according to the man who knows best

Nov 21st 2018, 4:45 PM 34,965 Views 24 Comments

Shane O’Donoghue, who runs Rural Pub Tours, shares his favourites.

Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Sit with a creamy pint and look at the wild mountains': The old-fashioned magic of Osborne's in Carlow
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Sit with a creamy pint and look at the wild mountains': The old-fashioned magic of Osborne's in Carlow

Nov 14th 2018, 3:59 PM 1,777 Views 0 Comments

New life in an old pub.

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