Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot

I am going to set a sumptuous scene for you here. A summer stay in a hotel set in 90 acres of mature wooded parkland and offering panoramic views over Oysterhaven Bay that is just 30 minutes from Cork City and 5 minutes away from a thriving seaside town. The staff are friendly and the … Continue reading Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot


Earth Day (April 22nd) is a time to reflect and give back to nature. Now more than ever, this day is a reminder to us that we all share the earth. We are connected and dependent on each other to ensure the health of our planet. Codex Beauty is on a mission to create meaningful change in the beauty industry, … Continue reading CODEX BEAUTY CREATE EARTH DAY SOAP

Swanky Scandi style serviced accomodation in the Victorian Quarter

Remember my waterfall brunch a couple of weeks ago? My non Cork readers were super excited to hear about the city centre bruch that hot the spot. Well if you aren't from Cork then fear not because you can stay in some swanky serviced apartments upstairs. These perfect for business or pleasure and have my … Continue reading Swanky Scandi style serviced accomodation in the Victorian Quarter

Spring Looks pastel and pretty

In recent times I have been trying to lighten up my look for daytime. Being over forty is a game changer in terms of skin and while I'm diligent with skincare I've had to lighten up on the coverage big time. I am going to talk about two brands in this piece that I don't … Continue reading Spring Looks pastel and pretty

The Beautiful Bayview…..

The Beautiful Bayview Ballycotton is a must see for 2019 Imagine an old-world seaside hotel, in an elevated position, that is just 40 minutes from Cork, with the warmest welcome and the best breakfast? East Cork is beautiful and remains unspoilt to a degree by the trendy “instafam” to date.  I packed my trusty overnight … Continue reading The Beautiful Bayview…..

Garryvoe Hotel- A Pleasure

A winter getaway may be not what you are thinking of right now, knee deep in wrapping paper and possibly short on time and temper, however I can assure you that you will leave The Garryvoe Hotel feeling relaxed and refreshed. Nothing warms your cockles like tucking into a big, hearty meal while the elements … Continue reading Garryvoe Hotel- A Pleasure