Looking for something to do this week? We have a few ideas for you.
Read on to find out about events taking place around the country this week, new menus, news and more.
Asahi Terrace At The Dylan Hotel
To celebrate the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off this week, The Dylan Hotel has teamed up with Japan's most popular beer brand, Asahi, to set up the perfect place to watch the boys in green play. This outdoor terrace will include an Asahi bar, Asian bites, cosy blankets and, most importantly, a 47-inch television screen. Ireland will play their first match of the tournament against Scotland this Sunday at 8.45am. Click here for more information on The Dylan's terrace.
Launch Of Pigtown Festival 2019
The Pigtown Culture & Food Series, which celebrates Limerick’s food culture and heritage, will kick off for the third year on 20th September. Inspired by the history of Limerick’s famous bacon industry, the festival consists of a series of themed food and cultural events taking place in various venues in Limerick city and county, the first of which is the popular Pigtown Parade this week. For more information, visit pigtown.ie or search #PigtownLimerick or ‘Pigtown Food Series’ on social media.
Decadent Chocolate Afternoon Tea At InterContinental Dublin
Inspired by Anna, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford, the InterContinental Dublin has introduced a delicious chocolate afternoon tea. Pastry chef Orna Larkin has created an assortment of decadent treats for guests to enjoy, including a chocolate peanut gateaux and a white chocolate and raspberry Bakewell tart. Chocolate Afternoon Tea is priced at €40 per person or €55 with a glass Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne. To book, see www.intercontinentaldublin.ie or call 01-6654000.
Oktoberfest At Urban Brewing, CHQ, Dublin
18th September until 5th October
Urban Brewing in CHQ is celebrating Oktoberfest this year with a dedicated Bavarian food offering and three special brews, the Fiestbier, a malty Marzen and a Bavarian Weissbier. The Bavarian menu will include dishes like handmade bratwurst sausage and pulled pork shoulder, each of which has been crafted to complement the special brews. For more information, click here.
Burren Afternoon Tea At Dromoland Castle
Dromoland Castle in County Clare has teamed up with The Burren Perfumery to offer an afternoon tea inspired by the stunning landscape of the Burren. Dishes will include local produce like Burren gold cheese and Burren Smokehouse wild mackerel, as well as dishes that highlight the flora and fragrances of the area. This afternoon tea costs €35 per person. For more information, click here or call (061) 368 144.