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Christmas Gifts Guide In Cork City

Christmas Gifts November is here… is it safe to say Christmas yet? We think so anyway! And after the year we’ve had, all we can say is BRING IT ON! We can’t wait to get our tinsel on and some cringe-worthy Christmas jingles a-playing as we rock and bop ourselves around our attention-grabbing Christmas tree as we eagerly await the madness to begin. Of course, let’s be honest… Christmas can be stressful. Whether that’s the hunt for the perfect mince …

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Cork City – A Shoppers Paradise

Alas, autumn is in the air. The world is turning golden, the nights are closing in, and there’s a freshness blowing as the world increasingly returns to normal. These seasonal changes can only mean one thing here at Hotel Isaacs-the launch of Cask Bar’s eagerly anticipated autumn menu. Cocktails….cocktails and more cocktails combined with some warming eclectic dishes from the team behind Ireland’s number one cocktail bar? Could we ask for anything more as we bid adieu to those long summer days? …

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On Your Bike In Cork City

Pedalling hard, I ride…through the town and the countryside Tis’ the season to be biking! If there’s one thing this past year of lockdowns has taught us (or at least reminded us) is how great it is to be outside in the fresh air.  Whether that’s enjoying a relaxing coffee at our waterfall, savouring a cocktail from Cask in our courtyard, or exploring one of the city’s many wonderful walks- there is no doubt that Cork City has you well-covered for all of …

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Cork Picnic Adventures

June is here and could there really be a better time for us to be back open and for life to be slowly but surely returning to some degree of normality? It’s hard not to feel optimistic and upbeat these days.  Our residents are back.  Our beautiful building has life and soul again. Ireland’s number one cocktail bar, Cask has a sparkling new menu, and Greenes Restaurant has launched their outdoor dining.  Life is good at Hotel Isaacs. We are even feeling hopeful for …

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Beating The January Blues

January is here! And yes, perhaps it isn’t quite the “New Year, New Start” we all would like right now but let’s be frank: has January ever been the most exciting month of the year?  One could argue that if you’re going to be in a lockdown, there isn’t really a better time of the year to be in one.  With more exercise, healthier eating, and decluttering some of the top new year’s resolutions, there is no denying that being …

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Local Cork Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! Halloween has passed, the days have grown crisp, and love it or hate it, it is finally acceptable to mention Christmas. Another set of fairy lights and Christmas window displays are unveiled with each passing day and the Elf on the Shelf has returned to many homes. We cannot help but feel a little excited for December. Everything has been different this year and Christmas will be no exception to this. However, if there …