Going for gold

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Can Galway get any better? Well now it seems so. Galway Gold has been launched ahead of Galway 2020, an initiative between Galway city pubs and Diageo, owner of Guinness, to help raise funds for the European Capital of Culture programme. The publicans of Galway, in partnership with the Guinness Brewers have decided to launch Guinness Golden Ale on draught in a select number of Galway pubs. Aptly named Galway Gold, this beer celebrates Galway’s successful bid and promotes the city as the best choice for European Capital of Culture 2020.

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Survey finds seven in ten people want help with healthy eating

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

New research from Bord Bia’s insight centre, The Thinking House, has found that a majority of people want guidance on how to eat well.

Since 2001, Bord Bia’s PERIscope study, the largest quantitative study of its kind in Ireland, has been exploring consumer attitudes including local food, the environment, and health and wellbeing. The comprehensive study is carried out across eight countries - Ireland and the UK, four continental European markets, the US, and China – and involves more than 8,000 interviews.

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A celebration of food, art and music at SALT..It's time to revisit Salthill!

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

SALT bar and restaurant in Galway’s most famous seaside village has opened its doors. Located at 163 Salthill, SALT brings a stylish and bohemian feel to one of Ireland’s most popular coastal destinations.

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Galway wins at Euro-Toques Food Awards

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Five Irish producers were honoured at the 2017 Euro-Toques Food Awards on Monday July 31. Although Euro-Toques itself was stablished in 1996, the awards were set up in 2005 to recognise producers of “food of notable flavour and quality” and are the only awards which are bestowed by Irish chefs. They are held annually to celebrate food produced in Ireland, no shortlists or nominations are published. Instead, the committee selects the products or producers whom they believe most deserve to be singled out in any particular year, based on the nominations of its members, with usually only five awards being presented annually.

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Westend gastropub named in Ireland’s top twenty

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

John Keoghs, The Lock Keeper in Galway’s westend has been named as one of Ireland’s Top 20 gastro pubs. The westend eatery and bar was named as one of the top gastro pubs in Ireland by Lucinda O’Sullivan for the Sunday Independent.

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Spruce up your garden with Colourfence — the ultimate garden fence

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

The holy grail of fencing is transforming gardens across the UK and Ireland. It may do "exactly what it says on the tin" but let's face it, treating a timber fence can never be called fun.

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Race Week in the City!

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Join the crew of 56 Central in the Heart of Galway City to celebrate race week in style.

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Irish adults risk food poisoning by eating undercooked burgers

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

An online survey by Safefood has found that 51 per cent of Irish adults have reported eating undercooked burgers in restaurants.

While respondents listed a range of factors as to why they eat undercooked burgers, ranging from taste and confidence in the food preparation, 65 per cent said they would reconsider this choice if they knew there was a risk of food poisoning.

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Summer seafood at Mary’s Fish

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Who can imagine summer without summer food? Steaming corn on the cob, each kernel bursting with flavour. Burgers on the barbecue and ice cream sundaes. The smell of ripe stone fruit, dripping with sweet juice.

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Tribe Time Cocktail Corner

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

The Spritz is a wine-based cocktail commonly served as an aperitif in northeast Italy.

Main alcohol: Prosecco

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Going for gold…Galway pubs launch draught ale for Galway 2020

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

A pint of the gold stuff…. Galway now has its own beer!

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Café Temple, making coffee and making a positive impact on society

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Café Temple on Augustine St is not your average café. In some places where you sit down to relax and have a cup of coffee, you will feel like you are being rushed, just another customer on the conveyor belt, ready to be replaced by the next one. This is not the case at Café Temple.

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Treat yourself to a Sunday lunch with a difference at the Maldron Oranmore!

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

At Maldron Hotel Oranmore Galway, there is a strong emphasis on great food with even better service. With this in mind, what better place to treat your family to a Sunday lunch outing than the Grain & Grill? Sundays should be for relaxing so let us take care of the food while you can unwind and spend some quality time with your family.

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Papa John’s launches its new summer range

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Papa John’s has introduced its new chicken Caesar and Mediterranean pesto pizzas. Their latest creations form part of their new summer range that launches this week.

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Summer festival drinks and dining at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Soak up the atmosphere of summer this Galway at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie at Hotel Meyrick. One of Galway’s most sought after venues open seven days a week, the Gaslight is situated in the heart of the city with sweeping views over Eyre Square.

The Gaslight is bright and fresh, and has just introduced its new summer lunch and dinner menus for your enjoyment. The sun streams through the windows and as the sun falls across Eyre Square, evening brings a whole new vibe to the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie.

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Summer festival drinks and dining at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Soak up the atmosphere of summer this Galway at the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie at Hotel Meyrick. One of Galway’s most sought after venues open seven days a week, the Gaslight is situated in the heart of the city with sweeping views over Eyre Square.

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Tribe Time Cocktail Corner

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Appletini

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Xi’an Street Food - Bringing Chinese tradition of the east, west to Quay Street

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Xi'an Street Food which opened just this June on Quay Street in Galway. Irish people know Chinese food in terms of Cantonese, Hunan or Sichuan. But Xi'an Chinese food is actually fairly unusual.

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Always the favourite for entertainment and style – it’s Race Week at the new look Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway

Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Be part of the most exciting social event of the summer calendar, at the new look Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway. Race Week is a week they love at Radisson Blu, as the hotel has become synonymous with the best in hospitality and post-event fun connected to one of the greatest race meetings in the world, the famous and iconic Galway Races.

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Hitting that sweet spot at John Keoghs

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Life down the West End has just got that little bit better with the introduction of the John Keoghs special dessert menu. Made in house each day, the desserts in this gastro pub keep drawing a sweet tooth in time and time again.

The sweet spot at John Keoghs is in the desserts and sweet treats, which are all made in house daily by the pastry chef. Indulge in the peanut butter parfait with chocolate ice cream and honeycomb, or a warm chocolate brownie with chocolate mousse and vanilla ice cream, and then there is the fresh raspberry tartlet, served with mascarpone cheese, orange puree, and walnut ice cream.

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