The Forge Restaurant

The Forge Restaurant Review

When one arrives at the car park of the Forge Restaurant it becomes immediately clear that this is a very personal product, the gardens have beautifully manicured lawns, the flower beds clinically wedded and the antique garden ornaments have been carefully chosen and positioned to complement this wonderfully restored building that is an 18th Century Forge. This is a re-imagining of a time gone past by Irene and Pauric White, both of whom clearly display a passion for quality and have a keen eye for detail.


Meet and Greet

Upon entering the Forge Restaurant, the meet and greet is both personal and professional, when one is seated the menu is quickly presented, jug of fresh cool water served and orders for drinks taken.

The Ambiance

Inside the Forge Restaurant the journey back in time continues with beautifully restored cut stone walls which have been pointed to frame their original glory. Antiques have again been tastefully selected and positioned to remind diners how times once were for ordinary Irish Folk, the pictures, the butter churn, the slash-hook, the horse shoes and the Blacksmith’s anvil set this modern restaurant in a time and place that is an experience to enjoy by all who enter. The Forge Restaurant is quintessentially Irish, yet, its genre and carefully presented cuisine could sit easily alongside the Pierre White’s Restaurants in Dublin and London. The setting? An opulent restaurant of tradition and culture, you’ll feel at home in, only better. The Forge openly welcomes old friends and new with equal enthusiasm, a true Cead Mile Failte.

The Menu

The Menu at The Forge Restaurant offers an extensive and delightful selection freshly sourced meats, game, poultry, vegetables, desserts and so much more. While one browses the menu, freshly baked homemade bread is served to wet the appetite for the fare that will soon be served.

The starter

As expected the starter menu is a delight of tasty treats, I enjoyed, Tom Doherty’s leek flavoured sausage with kale creamed potato and onion jus, while my partner opted for the Dry aged smoked bacon and Gubeen cheese quiche, dressed rocket, salad, and Derrycamma wholegrain mustard. The tastes and flavours of both opening dishes simply delicious.

The Main

The main from the Special Early Bird menu is complimented by freshly produced, freshly cooked and wonderfully presented vegetables. I enjoyed the Breast of chicken with thyme and mushroom scented risotto, bathed in a mouth-watering Chicken gravy, while my partner savoured the Panfryed fillet of Seatrout, spring onion creamed potato and fish stock veloute. While this was the Early Bird Menu, the Forge Restaurant was filling up, and it was clear that all were enjoying this early evening feast.

The Dessert

What can be said about dessert that has not already been said? Its homemade, its fresh, its warm, it is beautifully presented, it is mouth-watering, it is delightful, it is an indulgence of unapologetic proportions. I enjoyed the Chocolate mousse with vanilla shortbread, and my partner enjoyed the Warm apple and mixed berry crumble with ice-cream, both clearly a sweet treat after a hard day’s work.

The Wine and Drinks Menu

The wines offered complement the food choice of diners, wine list prices suit all budget types as does the wine list variety suit all tastes and flavor preferences. View Wine List.

The Chef Pauric White

Chef Pauric White’s idea of simple and tasty is old school. Elegant, modern, yet traditional dishes prepared using the finest ingredients and prepared by Chef Pauric. The deceptively simple and traditional menu demands every dish earn its place. The choicest cuts of meat from local Family Butchers such as Flood’s of Oldcastle, freshest fish, classic homemade sauces create the foundations for a reputation built upon professionalism, attention to detail, excellence, experience and personal endeavour.

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Definition: Veloute: Thus the ingredients of a velouté are equal parts by mass butter and flour to form the roux and a light chicken or fish stock, with some salt and pepper to season as needed. The sauce produced is commonly referred to by the type of stock used e.g. chicken velouté.

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Dublin Property

Dublin Property

Estate Agent says any new Government formation must smooth entry to the property market for First-time buyers

Dublin based Estate Agent, Property Group Tynan Martin Auctioneers (01 8603365), has said that any new Government formation must smooth entry to the property market for First-time buyers.

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The call comes as New Central Bank rules take hold, and as a new generation of first-time buyers seek out that often elusive property as demand out-stripes the supply of new homes.

Latest figures from FTB suggest that First-time buyers are fleeing the property market.

Mortgage approvals to FTB reveal 23% slump as Central Bank rules take hold and Mortgage approvals plummet in the three months to January 2016, as first-time buyers either fled the market or failed to secure mortgage approval in the wake of the new lending regulations from the Central Bank.

On a year-on-year basis, the number of mortgages approved to January 2016 plummeted by 15 per cent, according to latest figures from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), while the value of mortgage approvals slid by 13.6 per cent.

The decline in mortgage approvals was most marked for first time buyers (FTB) however, with mortgage approvals down by 23.1 per cent on a number basis, to 1,067, and by 12.4 per cent (€190m) on a value basis. These are the lowest level of approvals since the series began in September 2014, although FTBs still accounted for about 50 per cent of all mortgage approvals.

While the end of the year is traditionally a quiet time for the housing market, and the last quarter of 2014 was particularly strong ahead of the new lending rules, the figures nonetheless show a marked decrease.

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Irish Tourism 2016

Irish Tourism 2016

The Irish tourism industry is expected to employ an additional 7,000 people in 2016 with another record year of business being predicted by its representative group. Hen Party Packages


The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) said the same benign conditions that led to 2015 being a strong year for the sector were likely to stay in place. Stag Party Packages

These were buoyant economies in the key markets of Britain, the US and Europe and favourable currency exchange rates with the US dollar and UK pound. Greater capacity in airline travel and cheaper fuel were also factors in the value of the State’s tourism industry exceeding €7 billion in revenue this year for the first time, ITIC said.

The figures were boosted next year by a record number of overseas visitors, 8 million, with a 16 per cent increase in overseas visitor revenue to €4.1 billion.

The domestic tourism economy has also performed well, growing by 6 per cent to €1.6 billion. An additional €300 million was earned from visitors from Northern Ireland, ITIC said.


Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, ITIC chief executive, described 2015 as a “truly remarkable” year for the Irish tourism industry.

Mr O’Mara Walsh said each €1 million increase in revenue from overseas visitors generates 14 new jobs. The projected 5 per cent growth in visitor numbers would lead to 6,800 new jobs, he said. He added that better marketing of the Irish tourism product may lead to an even larger increase.

The industry currently employs 220,000 people inthe State, or one-in-nine of those in employment.

However, Mr O’Mara Walsh said the €109 million allocated in the Government’s capital programme over the next five years for tourism was inadequate and the figure should be increased to €250 million.

This would allow for development of the 15 signature points on the Wild Atlantic Way and the regeneration of traditional “Victorian” Irish seaside towns such as Bray and Tramore.

More competitive

ITIC chairman Paul Gallagher said Ireland had won market share over competitors such as Scotland by being more competitive.

“This is because we have trimmed our costs, improved our product and the marketing programme is much more finely attuned to where our customers are,” he said.

Mr Gallagher said Dublin needed 5,000 new hotel bedrooms urgently, or the equivalent of 30 new hotels, and that a lack of capacity was acting as a “handbrake” on growth.

Fáilte Ireland is soon to produce a report on the subject of Dublin hotel development. He also said the industry needed the certainty of the 9 per cent VAT rate to be retained on a permanent basis.

He pointed out that the revenue generated by increased tourism numbers since the VAT rate was reduced from 13.5 per cent to 9 per cent in 2011 has more than made up any loss of revenue to the exchequer.

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Loughcrew Megalithic Centre


Loughcrew Megalithic Centre



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The hill of Loughcrew sweeps down to the lovingly restored, historically charming Loughcrew Megalithic Centre, the Loughcrew Megalithic Centre has been restored to a very high standard by Mr Martin Shortt a well-known and highly respected estate agent based in Oldcastle, County Meath. If you are visiting Dublin and want to travel to a place that helps you fully understand the history and culture of Ireland Loughcrew Megalithic Centre is a unique experience.


Loughcrew Megalithic Centre houses the restored home-place of Martin Shortt’s family, this beautifully restored cottage transports visitors back to a time when thatched cottages with their whitewashed walls created a patch-work across the ancient landscapes of Ireland.

The simplicity of Irish living over the past two-hundred years is easily understood when visitors walk around the interior of this beautifully restored traditional Irish cottage.

Loughcrew Megalithic Centre also offers visitors a small courtyard in which to sit and relax while enjoy tea/coffee/snacks from the modern Café that is housed within a traditional Irish façade.

Loughcrew Megalithic Centre also offers a number of hostel beds for weary travellers who wish to spend a few days hiking, biking, touring and enjoying the historic County of Meath.

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Property Prices Dublin 2015

Property Prices Dublin 2015

Dublin based Estate Agent, Property Group Tynan Martin Auctioneers (01 8603365), has said that property prices Dublin 2015 have dipped, although they remain at a high when compared with prices 5 years ago, demand remains high as a new generation of first-time buyers seek out that often elusive property as demand out-stripes the supply of new homes.

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House prices have started to climb outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, new developments along the commuter belts such as Ashbourne in Meath have once again seen houses being sold off the plans.

Property prices in Dublin have fallen between 1.2 and 1.4% in the three months between June and September say Dublin based Estate Agent, Property Group Tynan Martin Auctioneers (01 8603365). However, over the past three years property prices in Dublin have remained relatively stable.

One possible cause of the property price drop in some Dublin areas could be the new Central Bank borrowing rules, however, people remain cautious and await any new measures in Budget 2016 which may help first-time buyers.

Rural Ireland is witnessing some price increases of 3-3.5%, however, the reality for places such as Longford and Cavan is that property prices remain well below par with urban centres such as Dublin and Limerick.

A national average asking price can be said to have risen from €164,000 in 2013 to €210,000 in 2015, however, it has to be said that it’s all about Location.

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers IPAV: remains critical of the new rules introduced by The Central Bank, when they say;

“In our view the rules were premature and are far too severe,” Pat Davitt, the organisation’s Chief Executive said.

“The rules are forcing young people in the capital in particular who cannot come up with a deposit for a home to remain in rental accommodation or move to the burgeoning suburbs and beyond where they will incur increased transport costs. This is no way to develop as a society, it is indicative of a dysfunctional property market.”

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Win All Ireland GAA Tickets 2015

Win All Ireland GAA Tickets 2015

Win All Ireland GAA tickets for GAA All Ireland 2015 at Croke Park, Hotels near Croke Park can be booked on Gardiner Street, the championship is hotting up and if you want to be at The 2015 GAA Final in Croke Park you need to Like Dublin Hotel News on Facebook and Share the post. Winner of 2 tickets to GAA All Ireland Final 2015 will be posted on Dublin Hotel News well in advance of the GAA All Ireland Final 2015. Two years on and Donegal and Mayo meet again in an All-Ireland quarter-final – only that’s where the similarity largely ends says Donegal defender Frank McGlynn.

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He reckons there is an “immense” difference between the way his team entered that game, in 2013, and how they enter it this Saturday: Mayo comfortably triumphed 4-17 to 1-10 in 2013, and Donegal looked a tired outfit.

“We’d lost the Ulster final, and we’d just come through a very difficult game in Carrick-on-Shannon, just six days later,” says McGlynn. “So we felt we were straight into it again.”

Donegal lost their Ulster final to Monaghan on July 21st, beat Laois in Carrick-on-Shannon on July 27th, then played Mayo on August 4th. Three games in three weeks, in other words, and as defending All-Ireland champions, it was simply too much to bear.

This time, Donegal got 13 days to recover from the Ulster final defeat to Monaghan, before taking on Galway in Croke Park last Saturday.

They won 3-12 to 0-11 and if they looked mostly fresh at the end it’s because they were.

Longer break

“This year, we had a bit of a longer break, after the Ulster final, with the 13 days, and the difference really is immense,” says McGlynn. “That second week allows you have the few blow-outs at training, then recover again. Because in 2013 it was 20 minutes or so before that game (the Ulster final) was out of our system.

“This year, with the two weeks’ recovery after the Ulster final, that has made a big difference. Against Galway, in the first half, we wouldn’t have been too happy . . . They certainly asked serious questions of it. The second half opened up a good bit and we were able to get scores.”

Still, both Donegal and Tyrone will need to buck a trend this Saturday in order to progress to the semi-final.

With Munster champions Kerry and Leinster champions Dublin already through to the semi-final, recent trends would suggest Mayo, as Connacht champions, and Monaghan, as Ulster champions, are also primed to progress.

There was one notable exception, in 2010, when all four provincial champions were actually beaten in the quarter-finals: Kerry, Roscommon, Meath and Tyrone. Since then, however, the provincial champions have been dominant: all four prevailed in the quarter-final stage in 2011, 2012, and again last year. The only blip was in 2013, when Tyrone beat Ulster champions Monaghan.

“Mayo have been one of the top four teams in the country for the last three or four seasons now, so we know it’s a massive challenge again,” said McGlynn.

The teams meet for the third time in four seasons in the championship, having met only once in All-Ireland history prior to that. Donegal lead 2-1 from those three previous meetings, including of course the 2012 All-Ireland final).

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Dublin Zoo Visit

Dublin Zoo Visit

Dublin Zoo is particularly busy during the Bank Holiday weekends, official parking spaces are limited and you may well find yourself parking on the grass verge, however, once you are safely parked the adventure begins. Dublin Zoo tickets can be purchased on-line or at the entry gate to Dublin Zoo on arrival, queues for tickets at the entry gate to Dublin ZOO quickly reduce as staff are both professional and experienced. Since Dublin Zoo was opened in 1831 by the then Royal Zoological Society of Ireland it has grown from strength to strength, and is now visited each year by more than one-million people, and is featured on RTE in a hit TV series that brings all the latest news and views from Dublin Zoo to your living room.


Dublin Zoo Adventure

Once inside Dublin Zoo age does not matter, whether you are 7 or 70 this is a wonderland to be enjoyed by everyone. Dublin Zoo provide a map and clear pointers to all the main attractions, however, as well as the major attractions there are many lesser publicised animals and birds to be seen if you keep your eyes open, look up into the trees, or look closely at the water below.


Dublin Zoo Landscaping

The landscaping is simply incredible, this has been a labour of love over centuries, the hard landscaping is simply breath-taking, and the soft landscaping leaves one bewildered, be that Dublin Zoo’s African Plains or its Kaziranga Forest Trail you will not be disappointed, if you have an interest in gardening you will find many jaw-dropping ideas along your journey.


Dublin Zoo Restaurants, Cafes

Dublin Zoo offers many cafes, kiosks and restaurants, the Meerkat Restaurant offers a fast-food style service and it also has a unique enclosure that houses Dublin Zoo’s beautiful Meerkat Family, you can drop in and view the Meerkats without purchasing food, The Nakura Restaurant can also be found in The African Plains area. However, if you are on a tight budget, and particularly if you have kids in your party and you are also on a tight budget, you should pack a picnic as there are many nice green areas to sit down and enjoy your own lunch pack.


Dublin ZOO animals

Whatever your favourite Dublin Zoo animal you will be able to get up close with Asian Lions, Orang utan, reptiles, Elephants, Chimpanzees, penguins, Giraffes, Rhinoceros, Gorillas, Wolves and many more beautiful animals and birds from around the world.


You can get up close to the animals and take pictures that you can then share with the world, I was able to take a picture of a rare eastern bongo calf which has been born at Dublin Zoo.

When the Bongo was born it weight 20kg, and brings the herd at the zoo to four and is a significant addition to its international breeding programme. The beautiful eastern bongo is a critically endangered species with less than one-hundred are thought to exist in the wild in Kenya, Africa.


Dublin ZOO Map

If you follow the official route on the Dublin ZOO map your adventure could take up to 4 hours, however, your adventure is as long or short as you wish it to be, once you begin your adventure you will be bewitched and time will quickly pass. The Dublin ZOO shop also allows you to purchase some nice memorabilia of your special visit to Dublin ZOO and Family, group or other photo-group types can be taken at the entrance to Dublin ZOO by on-site photographers.

Dublin ZOO is fun for everyone, Family Fun, romantic walk, people interested in animals or landscapes, education, whatever your reason for visiting Dublin ZOO, your visit will remain etched in your memory for many years to come.

Dublin ZOO Check-list

Enjoy your visit to Dublin ZOO, think about your budget before you set-out, think about your time, think about your budget and always take the same security precautions that you would anywhere else, keep your kids close, don’t leave valuables in your vehicle and ensure that personal belongings such as cameras, iPhones and so forth are in a closed bag or pocket when not in use.

Hotels near Dublin Zoo

Most Dublin Hotels are within a few minutes of Dublin Zoo if you are travelling by Taxi, Bus, Car, Luas and so forth, however, some Hotels in Dublin are within a short walking distance of Dublin Zoo, my favourite Hotel near Dublin ZOO is The Phoenix Park Hotel which is a family-run hotel which overlooks Phoenix Park and is just 200 metres from Heuston Train Station and the Red Luas Line. It offers 24-hour reception, rooms with flat-screen TVs and traditional cooked Full Irish breakfasts.

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Description: Dublin ZOO is a treasure trove of exotic animals and grand landscaping, Dublin ZOO is Ireland’s most popular Family attraction with over one-million visitors per-year.

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U2 3Arena

U2 3Arena, Hotels near 3Arena

Hotels near 3Arena the former O2 have been inundated with calls for the U2 3Arena Concert at 3Arena in December 2015, Bono revealed the U2 3Arena concerts to the much loved Tony Fenton in an interview in January 2015. Hotels, Guesthouses and other Accommodation near 3Arena needs to be Booked as soon as dates for the U2 3Arena gigs are announced as many Hotels, Guesthouses, Bed and Breakfast vendors near 3Arena will be very busy with Christmas Shoppers.

While the specific dates for the U2 3Arena concerts have not been confirmed it is expected the U2 3Arena Gigs will be held on Friday 4th, Saturday 5thand Saturday 6th December 2015 or alternatively, Friday 11th, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December 2015, as any closer to Christmas 2015 could cause logistical problems for commuters as Dublin will be buzzing with Christmas shoppers. Anyway at this time the dates can only be guessed.


U2 3Arena concerts December 2015.

U2 3Arena gigs were planned many months ago however the announcement was made by Bono in an interview he conducted with Tony Fenton before the Today FM DJ died in March. The interview will be broadcast on Monday 4 May 2015.

U2 3Arena Concert Dates 2015

To date U2 have booked 68 concerts for 2015 tour, starting in Vancouver next month and ending in France in November 2015. No dates for the Dublin U2 3Arena concerts have been announced, however, we can have a very good idea due to the logistics of the Christmas period.

U2 3Arena Irish gigs are expected to include contributions from teenagers who benefited from U2’s Music Generation Scheme in which the band gave €5 million to local authorities to allow young people to buy instruments and receive musical tuition, this was a fantastic success.


Tony Fenton Interview Bono

The interview with Bono will be broadcast on Monday 4th May 2015 on Today FM, when the U2 3Arena concert dates will be announced.

It was January 2015 when Tony Fenton was invited to join Bono and wife Ali at home in Killiney, County Dublin to record an interview for Today FM.

The late great Tony Fenton had wanted to interview Bono for many years and, after bumping into each other on a night out, he asked Bono to come onto the Tony Fenton Show around the release of U2 new album.

Tony Fenton Death

U2 frontman Bono promised he would but Fenton was in hospital when ‘Songs of Innocence’ was released. The DJ later interviewed Bono in March 2015.

U2 performed together at Fenton’s funeral. Bono and The Edge played Ordinary Love, the Oscar-nominated song from the film Mandela, and this was an emotional moment for everyone gathered.

U2 Greats, Adam Clayton joined in followed by drummer Larry Mullen, playing the tambourine.

This was the first time U2 have played in public since Bono’s accident in January 2015 when he fell off a bicycle in Central Park in New York.

The interview will be broadcast in a special one-hour show on Today FM this coming Bank Holiday Monday, 4th May, 2015 at 3pm.

U2 3Arena

U2 3Arena which is a 14-500-capacity amphitheatre located at North-Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin City, Ireland, which opened on 16th of December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which closed in 2007, retaining only some of the outer architectural facade. The Point Theatre was branded as ‘The Point Depot’, in recognition of its original role as a railway goods handling station and its central role in the community for many decades.

In the period 2008 to 2014, the 3Arena was known as The O2 Arena. Its 14-500 capacity makes it the largest indoor arena in Ireland. The venue was rebranded on 4th September 2014 as the 3Arena due to the takeover of O2 Ireland by Three Ireland, both mobile phone operators.

The 3Arena Dublin is owned by Live Nation and in 2011, the venue was named as the fifth busiest arena in the world with ticket sales of 670,000 putting it behind The O2 in London, the Manchester Arena, Antwerp’s Sport-paleis and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

U2 3Arena gigs could see a capacity crowd over the three gigs of 43-500, which will bring a much welcomed boost to Hotels, Guesthouse and B&Bs in Dublin who are close to The 3Arena.


U2 3Arena concerts to go ahead in December 2015, Hotels near 3Arena should be booked as soon as the dates for the U2 3Arena gigs are announced on 4th May 2015

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Anchor House Dublin

The Anchor House Guesthouse is a family run Dublin Bed and Breakfast facility that offers boutique city centre accommodation, personal service and great value for money. The Anchor Guesthouse Dublin is beautifully maintained to the highest standards by its owners, Gerry and Joan Coyne, it is this personal commitment to detail that allows guests to write the most wonderful reviews and become repeat guests at this City Centre Guesthouse.

Anchor Guesthouse Dublin 1Dublin Guesthouses are often viewed as places to stop over for a night and not much else is considered, that is not true of The Anchor House Dublin, repeat guests have proven time and again that The Anchor House offers comfort, customer service and boutique living that commands repeat guest visits. The Anchor House Guest House Dublin is about building guest relationships over time, the reviews and comments offered by guests are acted upon rather than ignored.


Guesthouses Dublin are often seen as being dispassionate and impersonal, this cannot be said of The Anchor House Dublin and this personal experience of great service is re-lived many thousands of times through guest reviews and recommendations. The Anchor House Guest House is set in Gardiner Street Dublin which has its own rich history and culture that can be timelessly linked to many of the social, political and cultural shifts in Ireland’s fascinating history.

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The Anchor House Guesthouse Dublin is within an easy 2 minute walk of Dublin’s historic O’Connell Street. Busaras the central bus station is only a 3 minute walk away.

747 Airlink
The 747 Airlink operates daily from Dublin Airport to Busaras the Central Bus Station from 07.00 until 22.00 approx. The Airlink 747 Busses are frequent, every 10 to 20 minutes. The 747 Airlink departs from outside the arrivals hall at Dublin Airport. This bus is ideal for travellers with luggage as it has a special area on the bus for luggage. Adult fare is approx. €6.00. Child fare is €3.00, prices may change.

From Heuston Train Station
If you are arriving into Heuston Station you can take the Luas from just outside. The Luas redline will take you to Connolly station in approx. 15 minutes. The Anchor Guesthouse is a 5 minute walk from the station.

Guest Review

Rebecca Hennessy: Myself and my Family, Spent a Lovely night last Friday in the Anchor Guesthouse Dublin and had a great time at Dublin Zoo, All Organised and catered by Anchor Guesthouse Dublin, Thanks Again for my Prize and Hospitality. Rebecca

Anchor Guesthouse Dublin: Rebecca it was an absolute pleasure having you and your fantastic family with us, the Zoo is great, what a fantastic place, Regards Gerry and Joan, The Anchor House, Dublin.

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Gardiner Street News

Gardiner Street News

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Gardiner Street to enjoy Corporate Growth

In 2012 Gardiner Street was designed and created in order to promote Gardiner Street Dublin as an Accommodation Hub in The Heart of Dublin City. Since being created in 2012 Gardiner Street has gone from strength to strength and is now Dublin’s Top Independent Hotel Booking site, and will be found on most searches for Accommodation in Dublin. Gardiner Street is a working site which is regularly updated and shared around the Globe by our many Guests and Visitors.

In order to meet the demands of the now 2000+ visitor’s per-week to Gardiner Street, we have teamed up with to ensure that Visitors to Gardiner Street have a full range of Accommodation and services available to them, which in turn secures Greater Volumes of Bookings through Gardiner Street

In 2015 Gardiner Street will also be Teaming up with other Travel Professionals in order to service Irish Tourists who wish to enjoy Value for money Breaks in such Fantastic destinations as Lisbon, these Special Offers will be updated regularly and will offer The Best Rates available to many Global Destinations.

While the Corporate aspect of Gardiner Street has out-grown its original Geographical Profile, local Accommodation vendors will continue to enjoy Direct Link-backs to their own websites and this in turn Guaranteeing lower Commission Rates with Direct Bookings, this Philanthropic aspect of the business is important as it was this spirit that first generated the business model that is Gardiner Street

A 3 Year Business Plan has now been presented for Gardiner Street and the Financial Projections are very healthy, due mainly to the new business partnerships with professionals being created, it is projected that in 2015 Gardiner Street will generate Revenues of €100K, this will rise to €180K in 2016 due mainly to the volume of international guests expected to attend the Centenary of The 1916 Rising, however, due to the expected economic growth in The Irish Economy and increased tourist numbers predicted from north America, Germany and France, Gardiner Street will enjoy Revenues of €200K in 2017.

Welcome to The Travel Inn Dublin

Gardiner Street would like to welcome our Newest Accommodation vendor on Gardiner Street, The Travel Inn Dublin, and we wish every success to Louise and the TEAM.

The Travel Inn Dublin is situated at the top of Gardiner Street Dublin, The Travel Inn Dublin has been created within an historical Georgian Building, and offers tourists and guests a comfortable and relaxing environment in which to enjoy their stay in Dublin City.

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