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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

Harvest Moon is one of our featured Irish Regional Foods.
Owenwee, Westport, County Mayo

In Ireland's Ancient East

The Blackberry Cafe is in Ireland's Ancient East
Market Street, Thomastown, County Kilkenny

Around Northern Ireland

The Morning Star is on our Northern Ireland Route
17-19 Pottingers Entry, Belfast, BT1 4DT

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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