David Vann’s writing operates within a tradition of rural American writing notable in its refusal to po-facedly romanticise the rites and customs associated with the land.
Food & Drink
Located in an architecturally stunning 1821 converted wine warehouse, it’s not just the unique décor or waterside terrace that led to The Sunday Business Post awarding ely bar & brasserie “Best Wine Bar in Ireland 2014”. Combine their extensive wine, craft beer and cocktail list with locally sourced, organic where read more…
Ashton’s in Clonskeagh was and remains a leader in the Gastro Pub scene. Long before food was an important element of a public house, Ashton’s were committed to serving the best of Irish food.
The dog days are over, the nights are drawing in and the daily grind is getting you down. You’re itching for a break, but can’t afford to wander too far or be away too long. The remnants of your holidays have been carefully squirreled away in anticipation of one last hurrah at the end of the year. Frustrated and bored, those precious days off remain elusively out of sight, tantalizingly obscured by the misty horizons of Halloween and the unrelenting grimness of November.
What better then, than to lift the gloom with a quick overnight skite … Hop in the car, head Northwards and in just over an hour you can be safely ensconced in the medieval town of Carlingford. With its breathtaking views and relaxing vibe twenty-four hours there might just be enough to infuse your senses and sate your weary soul.