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John and Sally McKennas' Guides

All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

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100 Best Restaurants 2016

Knockranny House Hotel features in our 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland 2016.

In Ireland's Ancient East

Ballinkeele House is in Ireland's Ancient East
Enniscorthy, County Wexford

Around Northern Ireland

The Parson's Nose is on our Northern Ireland Route
48 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough, BT26 6 AB, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Irish Regional Foods

The Wild Irish Foragers & Preservers is one of our featured Irish Regional Foods.
Millhouse Farm, Clonlisk, Shinrone, Birr, Co Offaly

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Sign up for our Megabites Newsletter, a blog which brings you all the latest contemporary news of the best food and food people in Ireland, including all that’s new on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Where to Eat and Stay on the Wild Atlantic Way
Where To Eat and Stay on the Wild Atlantic Way


Extreme Greens: Understanding Seaweed
Extreme Greens: Understanding Seaweed


Martin's Fishy Fishy Cookbook
Martin's Fishy Fishy Cookbook


Tweeting what's happening


The web allows us to share important and interesting stories from all around the world. Here are a selection across several categories which we found provocative and interesting. Keep in touch, because we'll post and tweet these stories regularly.

How bone broth and yoga could save your life.
Cookery and Eating, Health and Well Being

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