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The Sandycove Glasthule Christmas Treasure Hunt 17th December 2016

We had record-breaking entries for this year’s Sandycove Glasthule Children’s Christmas Treasure Hunt. It was a fantastic family fun day with a wonderful festive atmosphere. Our winners and runners-up have now been chosen as follows: For the two winners, a fabulous gift basket each full of goodies from the traders of Sandycove and Glasthule go…

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7 top tips for Christmas Lunch without a hitch

For Christmas lunch without a hitch here are 7 Top Tips from our Executive Chef, Niall Hill. Preparing Christmas lunch can be a daunting task for any cook, it doesn’t matter how many times you have cooked a perfect Sunday roast, Christmas Day is totally different and a new level of pressure. The trick with…

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Christmas in a Box & ALONE

Our Christmas in a Box is a most delicious Christmas dinner handmade in our own kitchen. Starters, Main Course with all the trimmings and Desserts for 8-10, €300 and delivered if you wish. In the spirit of giving back, we will donate a Christmas Dinner for two to ALONE for every order we receive. CHRISTMAS…

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Tips for entertaining at home this festive season

Make entertaining at home this festive season easy and fun with some of our ideas for decorating your home, dressing your dinner table and ideas for canapés and drinks. Top 3 tips on drinks and canapés For the drivers – scoop out a passion fruit and mix with elderflower cordial (we love Richmount) and sparkling…

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Traditional Hallowe’en Barmbrack

Hallowe’en derives from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain which celebrated the end of the harvest and the beginning of winter. The traditional bread served on the night was Barmbrack, meaning speckled cake. Traditionally, the Barmbrack had hidden a ring, a pea, a stick, a piece of cloth and a small coin. Finding the ring…