Category Archives: Lifestyle

United Arts Club

Jazz Sundays in The United Arts Club

I’ve walked by The United Arts Club at 3 upper Fitzwilliam Street plenty of times. I had a notion that it was some sort of place where generally stuffy people might hang out.  We are all guilty of judging a book by its cover and I’m glad that I had the opportunity to have my notion corrected.  Continue reading

The Restaurant

(FLASHBACK) The Restaurant -The Night I Was (Drunk) On The TV

Since The Restaurant TV show is back on screens Thursday March 23rd, sure I thought I would re-post this little piece about my experience last year.

Back in August 2015, myself and the lovely Caitriona from Wholesome Ireland had the pleasure of filming an episode of Aldi The Restaurant. It was an absolute funfest from start to finish.  Naturally we had to keep quiet on who our celebrity chef was, but of course everyone now knows it was Pippa O’Connor. Continue reading

Flat Out 'Dieting' Diets, Clean Eating, Celebrity Cookbooks & Dry January, I'm on a rant.

Diets, Clean Eating, Celebrity Cookbooks & Dry January – RANT

Diets, clean eating, celebrity cookbooks and dry January, I’m on a rant.  Newspapers, magazines, the internet, TV, its full of all things dry January, healthy eating, back to the gym and which diet to choose.  You would have a pain in your face looking at and listening to it all.  I’m not generally one for a rant because I tend to just do what I want, when I want, with who I want and exactly how I want.  There are enough rules at work (although I’m lucky there too) without limiting your life with a whole host of self-imposed joy killers. Continue reading

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide From EatDrinkRunFun

Christmas is the time of giving. The time of get togethers and the time when everyone says “we must get a drink”.  So with that in mind, I’ve put together a Christmas Gift Guide which includes some wonderful picks for those who enjoy clinking a glass. Continue reading

Magee Menswear – A Preview of the AW16 & 150th Collection

While there are some great Irish male fashion bloggers out there like David Cashman and Damien Broderick every so often I dip my toe into the world of menswear.  There are a lot of really great Irish brands and I’m all for supporting our own.  I was invited along to check out the new AW16 range from Magee, a Donegal based brand which has a long and illustrious heritage.  Continue reading

City Spectacular – Entertaining Dublin Once Again

This weekend sees Merrion Square turn into a jam-,packed fun-filled adventure for the entire family as City Spectacular takes over the town to entertain the masses.  Its running Friday, Saturday and Sunday with incredible performers, music, food and of course more than enough distractions to keep the kids happy.  There are over 300 shows, workshops and activities happening. I popped in for a very quick look around as they were getting set up but of course I’ll be back.  Here’s a quick snapshot of what to expect. Continue reading

Bloom 2016 – A Snapshot of The Show Gardens

 

The Phoenix Park is once again home to Bloom which is now in its tenth year having launched backed in 2007.  It’s running all weekend until 6pm on Monday June 6th and you can get tickets here. I took a visit to check out the show gardens which are more than a little impressive.  Have a look below to see the incredible array of styles and structures including two forthcoming blockbuster movie inspired gardens from Universal Studios and Warner Bros. Continue reading

Penney’s SS16 – Menswear Preview

Penney’s had their Spring/Summer 2016 press launch this week so I popped along to check out what was on offer in the menswear department.  There was a Moroccan inspired theme running through the collection and the show space for Spring/Summer 2016. Elegant and stylish with a touch of old world charm and sophistication. Continue reading