Visit Florida with McDermott Travel

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

There has never been a better time to visit Florida. Florida, known as the sunshine state, is home to the bluest of seas, year-round sunshine, and stunning, pristine, beaches. This destination has something for everyone, from exciting theme parks to incredible dining experiences and unparalleled natural beauty. Florida is also home to some of the best shopping malls in the United States and a holiday to Florida, is truly like no other.

Read more ...

Classic fish and chips

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Here is another classic dish that you find on the menu in restaurants all around the county, we are lucky enough to have the freshest seafood around here in Mayo, and we like to cook it in the most modern ways. It is very hard to beat the classic cod and homemade chips recipe though, so here goes.

Read more ...

Advertisement


New counselling service in Achill Sound

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Achill born Aaron Henry has been providing one to one counselling since graduating from the Institute of Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2009. In addition to his early work in the Village Couselling Service in Tallaght. Aaron has also provided counselling services in the Acorn Therapy Centre in Drogheda, and he has worked with clients affected by suicide and those dealing with their own suicidal ideation within the SOSAD Centre in Drogheda.

Read more ...

Scrumptious summer desserts

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Things seem to be looking up for us here in Mayo. What a lovely Bank Holiday weekend we had last week. The weather is great; well it’s not raining every day so that’s a plus. I think a few easy summer dessert recipes are called for this week.

Read more ...

Why river cruising?

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

If you are tired of hopping in and out of motor coaches or checking out of hotels at 6am on traditional land tours, a river cruise offers the convenience and luxury of a deep-ocean cruise combined with the in-depth experience of a land tour and the personal freedom of a river cruise. Step aboard. Unpack once. Explore, and enjoy.

Read more ...

A cruise to remember for your honeymoon with McDermott Travel

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Today’s cruise ships are the most innovative in the industry, bigger, brighter and with excellent facilities. A cruise and stay itinerary is an extremely popular honeymoon choice. Once on board you will see the reason why cruising is as popular as it is. Your honeymoon is the most special holiday you will ever take and a great way to bring your honeymoon to the next level is by adding a luxurious cruise.

Read more ...

Bring out the Barbecue this Bank Holiday Weekend

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

"Summertime, and the living is easy." It’s the start of August, and the weather is typical for  Mayo, but you have to take advantage of the slightest good day and having a barbecue is a great way to meet up with a few friends. Why not invite a few neighbours and friends around this weekend, take the barbecue out from the shed and have a bit of a party?

Read more ...

Race for food this week

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

It’s that time of the year, the Galway Races start on Monday, and half the country will be up at Ballybrit for a punt. I worked up there many years ago as a chef, and one of the most popular meals on sale was the steak baguette.

Read more ...

A honeymoon to remember forever in Thailand

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

One of Asia’s most popular honeymoon destinations, Thailand continues to beckon newlyweds to its white shores.

Read more ...

Why Vietnam for your honeymoon

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

From Saigon, the city of a million motorbikes, to street food in Hanoi and the buffalo working in the paddy fields to sustain another generation of the country’s population, Vietnam’s breadth of cultural experiences is what draws honeymooners to this particular corner of southeast Asia.

Read more ...

A pampering treat to remember at Breaffy Spa

Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Who doesn’t love a day of pampering and what better way to do it than in a gorgeous spa. The Breaffy House Resort is one of my absolute favourite spas and not only does it boast first class treatments, you are warmly welcomed by Shauna and her brilliant team of experts and made to feel that their treatments were designed specifically for you. I booked myself in for a package of three treatments. I was met with a big smile from my therapist Helen who brought me to the Rasul Mud Chamber where I was provided with a gown, slippers and towels. The Rasul Mud Chamber is a tranquil pod with dim lighting and a star ceiling.

Read more ...

Summer salads to savor this weekend

Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Hi, isn’t the weather lovely. I know that it is almost July but today and hopefully the sun is splitting the sky. As I write this, the air is filled with the smell of freshly cut grass and smoky Barbeques. The summer is finally here now, and I hope that it has lasted.

Read more ...

E-paper

Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.

 

Page generated in 0.0742 seconds.