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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.

There is a simple aim to Ireland The Best: to create a book that is the only book you need in order to get the best out of the country. 

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Irish Regional Foods

Higgins Family Butchers is one of our featured Irish Regional Foods.
Unit 2 Sutton Cross Shopping Centre, Sutton Cross, Dublin 13

In Ireland's Ancient East

Bowe's Foodhall and Cafe is in Ireland's Ancient East
The Square, Durrow, Co Laois

Around Northern Ireland

Beech Hill House Hotel is on our Northern Ireland Route
Londonderry, Co Derry

City Guides

Our series of City Guides will help you to navigate to the places with the best cooking in the city. Congratulations to Galway, which will be European Capital of Culture 2020. What an achievement for the city! Up first are the city guides to Galway, Limerick and Cork.

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