The breakfast tray at Breac.House in Donegal, where Forest & Marcy head chef Ciarán Sweeney will be cooking tasting menus for guests.

From Donegal to D4 . . . and back again Ciarán Sweeney, head chef at Forest & Marcy in Dublin 4, is returning – temporarily – to his Donegal root(...)

Breac.House, Donegal: When it came to the finishes and furniture, the aim was to highlight local and Irish design. “It was about somebody coming into a room and feeling connected to what they were looking at outside; that was it for us,” says Cathrine Burke.

There is often a gorgeous moment on holiday when you open the curtains to reveal a view that rushes into your soul like a restorative tonic; you then (...)