Having been to the capital of Ireland
before on a girls' weekend away, I always wanted to return and see what else the city had to offer apart from drinking in Temple Bar, shopping and drinking some more.
They are both from Cork - the selfstyled real capital of Ireland
- they have a 1,000-yard stare, and now O'Gara is beginning to sound like Keane.
After a relaxing tour around the stunning Glucksman art gallery, we travelled to Kinsale, known as the gourmet capital of Ireland
So, had he even considered adding an eighth day to the town known as the literary capital of Ireland
, to seize outright the Irish record for festival duration it currently shares with Galway, which is generally regarded as its big brother?
Ros curtis eats her way around Kinsale, the gourmet capital of Ireland
No, what I'd be heading for is Kinsale, where restaurants like the Oystercatcher, Max's Wine Bar and Blue Haven have turned this little fishing village into the gourmet capital of Ireland
, attracting French, German and English retirees in such quantities that the apparent down-and-out in ancient tweeds that you ask for directions to the nearest pub will probably reply in a cut glass accent: "Certainly, old chap.
Selrive short breaks to Ireland are also available via Travelscene Drivetime and these include the option of accommodation at Kinsale, the gourmet capital of Ireland
, a short drive from Cork.
Half an hour away from Cork lies the pretty harbour town of Kinsale, which in recent years has carved out a well-deserved reputation as the gourmet capital of Ireland
May your luck be like the capital of Ireland
- always "Dublin.
As the capital of Ireland
, and the powerhouse of the national economy, it is vital for everyone that Dublin works.
It's fair to say that Welsh-speaking communities helped build our city and worldfamous docks and so while you often hear it stated that Liverpool is the English capital of Ireland
, I would also refer to it as the English capital of North Wales.
Described as the food capital of Ireland
, I was determined to find out if this title was justified.
Our destination was Kinsale, which is touted as the culinary capital of Ireland
, mainly thanks to its Good Food Circle which organises a gourmet festival each year.
It claims for itself the title of the gourmet capital of Ireland
, and who are we to argue?
They'll be facing their final challenge at Dudley's cookery school in the gastronomic capital of Ireland