An artisanal food scene, emerging craft-beer industry, and eternally beautiful Lough Derg make this region in Ireland’s Midlands an underrated gem.
Jess Murphy of Galway is setting trends and opening eyes as she uses cooking for greater good in Ireland.
Invincible Spirit earns nearly $200,000 each time he mates because thoroughbred owners are always seeking a Triple Crown contender. At the Irish National Stud near Dublin, you can see such elite animals in a different sort of action.
Chefs such as Ross Lewis of Michelin-starred Chapter One have dedicated themselves to turning Ireland’s capital city into a notable fine-dining centre. Their efforts are paying off.