Wild harvesting has tangible health benefits, from the exercise to the mindfulness you can achieve at the seaside

Growing up in Arklow on Ireland’s east coast, beachcombing was a regular activity. I still love walking the dogs along the beach, stopping to gaze int(...)

Gorge on Italian cuisine

Visit Italy  Topflight has announced the expansion of their Sorrento and Amalfi coast programme for summer 2019. Now holidaymakers can fly from (...)

The Well at Cliff: a new, all-natural range of handmade spa products created for the hotel, as well as its sister property, Cliff at Lyons

Carrageen moss, oat oil, beeswax, sea salt, Atlantic seaweed . . . sounds like an ingredient list that Michelin-starred chef Martijn Kajuiter might pl(...)

From October 26th, a twice-weekly year-round service will operate from Cork to Lisbon.

Taking Flight Aer Lingus has announced a brand new route from Cork to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon this winter. From October 26th, a twice-weekly(...)

Samhain Tours & Tales at Croke Park’s GAA Museum

Samhain celebration For families in need of an October outing, check out the new Samhain Tours & Tales at Croke Park’s GAA Museum in Dublin. The(...)

Adriaan Bartels: “We realised that the only people who would come and stay in those days were the Irish, and there was only so much they would pay.”  Photograph: Patrick Browne

In the world of Adriaan Bartels, small is definitely beautiful. Bartels is the man in charge of the Cliff House Hotel, which overlooks the bay in Ardm(...)

Upside down pear tart

Apples and pears are the harbingers of winter. They are also the basis of lots of delicious hearty dishes that help us to cope with the change in the (...)

Freshly harvested kale. Photograph: Getty Images
Forever greens

On the vague off chance that you haven’t yet noticed, might I mention the fact that kale is trending? Once dismissed as tasteless fodder crops, this l(...)

The Relais & Châteaux 60th anniversary celebrations kick off with a  dinner at The House restaurant at the Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore tomorrow night

Relais to rock ’n’ rollRelais & Châteaux celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and the group’s 35 Irish and British member properties (...)

Executive chef Martijn Kajuiter said the recognition “makes all our hard work worthwhile, and is a great morale booster for our whole team”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Michelin-starred Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore, Co Waterford, has become only the second Irish restaurant to receive four AA rosettes. The hotel jo(...)

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