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Friday 27 July, 2018

Help, I am allergic to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' social media banter
# Couples Bants
From The Daily Edge
# Couples Bants

Help, I am allergic to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' social media banter

Jul 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 23,619 Views 5 Comments

A little tip, guys: less is more.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'The music soothes the brain': An Spailpin Fánach and the art of the impromptu session
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'The music soothes the brain': An Spailpin Fánach and the art of the impromptu session

Jul 25th 2018, 5:01 PM 1,773 Views 0 Comments

The magic of the Cork institution.

How burritos and doughnuts took over Dublin - and what you'll be eating next
# Donut @ Me
# Donut @ Me

How burritos and doughnuts took over Dublin - and what you'll be eating next

Jul 25th 2018, 4:59 PM 18,986 Views 14 Comments

As Aungier Danger announces the end of the road, what’s next for the capital’s food scene?

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom

Jul 18th 2018, 4:44 PM 9,919 Views 0 Comments

It’s been called O’Connor’s Famous Pub for years – but now it has 375 million views on YouTube.

'It was literally a dump': The stories behind 3 of Ireland's unlikeliest music venues
# Live In Concert
# Live In Concert

'It was literally a dump': The stories behind 3 of Ireland's unlikeliest music venues

Jul 18th 2018, 4:44 PM 16,654 Views 2 Comments

A quarry, a church, and a barbershop? Yep, some of the best places to catch live music around the country.

Friday 13 July, 2018

'A kindly toff with the complexion of Percy Pig and the bumbling demeanor of Hugh Grant' - Why I'm in love with Dr. Alex
# Love Doctor
From The Daily Edge
# Love Doctor

'A kindly toff with the complexion of Percy Pig and the bumbling demeanor of Hugh Grant' - Why I'm in love with Dr. Alex

Jul 13th 2018, 6:25 PM 4,588 Views 0 Comments

The doctor will see you now.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'A country pub in the city': How the Royal Oak in Kilmainham became a pub for everyone
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'A country pub in the city': How the Royal Oak in Kilmainham became a pub for everyone

Jul 11th 2018, 3:41 PM 7,249 Views 5 Comments

Dee Costello on how the ‘pub you might find up a mountain’ has changed down the years.

9 unusual Irish movie locations you may not be aware of
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

9 unusual Irish movie locations you may not be aware of

Jul 11th 2018, 2:48 PM 21,521 Views 6 Comments

We all know about Star Wars, but the Skelligs aren’t the only show in town. Here are some of the unsung spots of Irish moviemaking.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Roger Moore popped in for a few drinks': Why French's pub in Gorey is a true original
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Roger Moore popped in for a few drinks': Why French's pub in Gorey is a true original

Jul 4th 2018, 4:59 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

A Wexford institution, the pub has been in the French family since 1890.

Secret recipes, live lobsters, and 20-hour days: A day in the life of a festival food truck
# Festival Food
# Festival Food

Secret recipes, live lobsters, and 20-hour days: A day in the life of a festival food truck

Jul 4th 2018, 4:59 PM 6,023 Views 0 Comments

The story behind your midnight chips.

Friday 29 June, 2018

The Maroon 5 ad is ruining the World Cup, please make it stop
# Make It Stop
From The Daily Edge
# Make It Stop

The Maroon 5 ad is ruining the World Cup, please make it stop

Jun 29th 2018, 5:00 PM 7,714 Views 5 Comments

WHO ASKED FOR THIS?

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'When I started people would shout slurs': Inside the drag scene on Ireland's west coast
# Sashay Away
# Sashay Away

'When I started people would shout slurs': Inside the drag scene on Ireland's west coast

Jun 27th 2018, 5:06 PM 8,509 Views 24 Comments

Drag in Ireland used to be a Dublin-only thing. Not any more.

'Come for the view, stay for the craic': The mountain magic of the Blue Light pub
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Come for the view, stay for the craic': The mountain magic of the Blue Light pub

Jun 27th 2018, 4:38 PM 9,843 Views 0 Comments

The Barnacullia landmark that’s a local to people from all over Dublin.

Friday 22 June, 2018

Why Flyefit's 'Love Handle Island' ad campaign is so toxic and harmful
# Love Handle Island
From The Daily Edge
# Love Handle Island

Why Flyefit's 'Love Handle Island' ad campaign is so toxic and harmful

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:00 PM 9,609 Views 9 Comments

Escape Love Handle Island? We’ll stay right here thanks.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'It's a real meeting house': Why Dubliners still flock to The Lord Edward for a pint
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'It's a real meeting house': Why Dubliners still flock to The Lord Edward for a pint

Jun 20th 2018, 5:02 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

The Christchurch pub has been going strong for over a century.

Chicken fillet roll delivery and brunch to your door: The Irish cafés changing up your Sunday morning
# Ding Dong
# Ding Dong

Chicken fillet roll delivery and brunch to your door: The Irish cafés changing up your Sunday morning

Jun 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 5,427 Views 5 Comments

Too tired to leave the house? Let your Sunday come to you.

Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'We're just beginning to pick up on the gin thing now': Finding a new era at The Old Thatch
# Culture Magazine
# Culture Magazine

'We're just beginning to pick up on the gin thing now': Finding a new era at The Old Thatch

Jun 13th 2018, 4:51 PM 2,081 Views 0 Comments

It’s Ireland’s oldest thatched pub, but The Thatch in Killeagh is starting to cater to a modern crowd.

'It's disruptive, but in a good way': Meet the Irish families whose homes double as festival venues
# Open Door Policy
# Open Door Policy

'It's disruptive, but in a good way': Meet the Irish families whose homes double as festival venues

Jun 13th 2018, 4:50 PM 8,523 Views 1 Comment

“A month later, you’d hardly know anyone had been here, except for the odd cable tie.”

Friday 8 June, 2018

'Few celebrity chefs would eat whirly burgers in Roma II, but Anthony Bourdain did and that's what made him so magic'
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

'Few celebrity chefs would eat whirly burgers in Roma II, but Anthony Bourdain did and that's what made him so magic'

Jun 8th 2018, 4:59 PM 10,002 Views 3 Comments

The late chef died today aged 61.

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'We took over a careworn building': How L Mulligan Grocer made an unknown pub famous
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'We took over a careworn building': How L Mulligan Grocer made an unknown pub famous

Jun 6th 2018, 3:54 PM 3,504 Views 1 Comment

Seaneen Sullivan, co-owner of the Stoneybatter landmark, on a whirlwind eight years.

Off-duty dinners: 7 top Irish chefs share the meals they cook when nobody's watching
# Off The Clock
# Off The Clock

Off-duty dinners: 7 top Irish chefs share the meals they cook when nobody's watching

Jun 6th 2018, 3:52 PM 28,683 Views 16 Comments

At the end of a long night in the kitchen… what’s for dinner?

Friday 1 June, 2018

What is this year's Song of the Summer? Here are the contenders
# Summer Bops
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Bops

What is this year's Song of the Summer? Here are the contenders

Jun 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 6,044 Views 0 Comments

Will Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa reign supreme? Or will Drake take the crown?

Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'
# Repealed The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed The Eighth

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'

May 27th 2018, 5:43 PM 2,928 Views 3 Comments

Ireland did good.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I'll stop you there. He'll take the money': How Cleere's pub made new traditions in Kilkenny
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'I'll stop you there. He'll take the money': How Cleere's pub made new traditions in Kilkenny

May 23rd 2018, 4:11 PM 5,805 Views 0 Comments

Here’s to Cleere’s.

'Real authentic': The restaurants turning Capel Street into Dublin's most exciting food quarter
# Street Eats
# Street Eats

'Real authentic': The restaurants turning Capel Street into Dublin's most exciting food quarter

May 23rd 2018, 4:02 PM 20,119 Views 11 Comments

The street is known for its array of Asian restaurants. So is it ready to outdo the unofficial Chinatown around the corner?

Friday 18 May, 2018

Why women don't deserve to be labeled as 'hard cases' or 'easy cases' in the abortion debate
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Why women don't deserve to be labeled as 'hard cases' or 'easy cases' in the abortion debate

May 18th 2018, 6:45 PM 1,791 Views 3 Comments

“Such categorisation is too simplistic and robs the debate of the nuance it deserves.”

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton

May 16th 2018, 4:34 PM 2,915 Views 2 Comments

“The lads are playing and you’re just sitting next to them.”

'We go from 700 people to 7,000': Living year-round in Ireland's summer towns
# Buoys Of Summer
# Buoys Of Summer

'We go from 700 people to 7,000': Living year-round in Ireland's summer towns

May 16th 2018, 4:33 PM 13,580 Views 2 Comments

We talk to people in Lahinch, Bundoran and Dingle about how the towns get through the quiet season.

Friday 11 May, 2018

Let Greta Gerwig snark on I Feel Pretty in peace
# Privacy Please
From The Daily Edge
# Privacy Please

Let Greta Gerwig snark on I Feel Pretty in peace

May 11th 2018, 5:00 PM 6,798 Views 2 Comments

Celebrities have a right to privacy, you know.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'It's a local for people who don't live locally': The story of Dublin's Victorian gem The Long Hall
# Super Suppers
# Super Suppers

'It's a local for people who don't live locally': The story of Dublin's Victorian gem The Long Hall

May 9th 2018, 4:35 PM 2,661 Views 1 Comment

And how two babies led the current owners to take over.

Closed-door dinners: Inside 4 of Dublin's most innovative supper clubs
# Supper Clubs
# Supper Clubs

Closed-door dinners: Inside 4 of Dublin's most innovative supper clubs

May 9th 2018, 4:34 PM 15,124 Views 0 Comments

We talk to some of the Dublin chefs taking diners behind the scenes.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th

May 4th 2018, 5:21 PM 7,223 Views 12 Comments

Marissa Carter, Pippa O’Connor, Suzanne Jackson and Joanne Larby have all spoken out this week.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'The cats came with the pub': Why the Harbour Bar isn't just a drinking spot, it's an institution
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'The cats came with the pub': Why the Harbour Bar isn't just a drinking spot, it's an institution

May 2nd 2018, 4:53 PM 5,685 Views 0 Comments

The owner of Bray’s finest watering hole tells his story.

Unsung Cork: A tour of the city in 6 underappreciated architectural landmarks
# Architecture Like
# Architecture Like

Unsung Cork: A tour of the city in 6 underappreciated architectural landmarks

May 2nd 2018, 4:48 PM 13,193 Views 6 Comments

From churches to pharmacies (and beyond).

Friday 27 April, 2018

Breaking down the living nightmare that is Lil Dicky and Chris Brown's Freaky Friday
# Freaky Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Freaky Friday

Breaking down the living nightmare that is Lil Dicky and Chris Brown's Freaky Friday

Apr 27th 2018, 5:55 PM 50,558 Views 13 Comments

“I woke up in Chris Brown’s body…”

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'It was like watching Homeland': The tiny Louth pub that hosted the Vice President
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'It was like watching Homeland': The tiny Louth pub that hosted the Vice President

Apr 25th 2018, 3:26 PM 4,909 Views 1 Comment

Lily Finnegans in Whitestown, near Carlingford, has a storied history.

The secret of a perfect pub: How bars in Ireland are designed to create great nights out
# Raising The Bar
# Raising The Bar

The secret of a perfect pub: How bars in Ireland are designed to create great nights out

Apr 25th 2018, 3:25 PM 16,319 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to the people behind some of Ireland’s most distinctive nightspots.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Why Beyoncé is the 'artist of my life'
# Queen Bey
From The Daily Edge
# Queen Bey

Why Beyoncé is the 'artist of my life'

Apr 20th 2018, 7:03 PM 5,242 Views 4 Comments

On being a fan of Beyoncé for the best part of two decades.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'When you come here, you get a warm feeling': The South Pole Inn is anything but chilly
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'When you come here, you get a warm feeling': The South Pole Inn is anything but chilly

Apr 18th 2018, 4:40 PM 3,357 Views 0 Comments

The story of the pub that belonged to Antarctic explorer Tom Crean.

'Everyone in the cafe joins in the conversation': The stories behind Ireland's legendary greasy spoons
# Come Fry With Me
# Come Fry With Me

'Everyone in the cafe joins in the conversation': The stories behind Ireland's legendary greasy spoons

Apr 18th 2018, 4:40 PM 15,361 Views 20 Comments

Inside the family-run restaurants that have served generations of loyal customers.