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Hot Press is delighted to announce
'Best Of Ireland': a beautifully compiled annual publication of the good and the great that Ireland has to offer.
Best Of Ireland features Hot Press' top picks when it comes to the nation's best restaurants, pubs, clubs, venues, hotels, festivals, events and much more. It is an invaluable guide for visitors to these shores, as well as locals looking to get better acquainted the cream of the Irish crop.
'Best of Ireland' includes a comprehensive lifestyle guide, the 50 best restaurants in Ireland, venues, music, nightlife and our contributors' recommendations for entertainment, food, sport, fashion, tours and fun.
The '24-Hour City' features provide the perfect guide on getting the most out of Ireland's top destinations. And we reveal the Ireland's top ten national treasures – from actors and directors to musicians – and a poetic President!
The new magazine also boasts an amazing array of big name interviewees. Cover star and ambassador of The Gathering Kathryn Thomas talks about her favourite Irish haunts, whilst we chat to the likes of Sharon Corr, Chris O'Dowd and Jack Reynor. We also meet legendary rocker Bruce Springsteen before his Irish shows this summer and Michelin star chef Kevin Thornton shares his favourite Irish recipe.
Best of Ireland also features recommendations for Ireland from a string of celebrities including Lily Allen, Martin Sheen, Giovanni Trapattoni, Shane MacGowan, Saoirse Ronan, Ed Sheeran, The Script, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, The Cure's Robert Smith, Franz Ferdinand and loads more.
"It's easy to become blind to the pleasures that our own country harbours," Hot Press editor and publisher of 'Best Of Ireland' Niall Stokes said. "We are so caught up in the hustle of getting by and of making a living, or trying to, that we close our eyes and our ears to what is around us. Well, it’s time to waken up!
There is mischief afoot. Joining in is far more fun than going home to sleep. Ireland is rocking. That's what The Best Of Ireland aims to celebrate."