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Jette Virdi

Food Stylist

Dublin oh Dublin. This small city with a massive personality just keeps getting better and better. With a real food revolution happening here it’s definitely a great time to come and visit, easy to get around by foot and with enough foodie stuff to keep you going while you visit the museums, galleries, events and pubs for a very long time!

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Mitchell O'gorman

Dublin Beer Enthusiast

Professional by day, pub lover by night. I can often be found somewhere in Dublin with a pint of Guinness in my hand.

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Julie Dupouy

Sommelier

Julie Dupouy is a sommelier from Dublin, Ireland. She won the award for the Best Sommelier in Ireland in 2012 and 2009.

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Colin Harmon

Champion Barista

I’m the three time Irish Barista Champion and proprietor at 3FE Coffee in Dublin. While I was working as a trustee officer for professional investment funds in Dublin’s Financial district, I slowly began to realise that I had chosen the wrong path. In 2008 I decided that I wanted to devote everything I had to coffee.

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Hannah Hawkshaw

Singer/Songwriter

Hannah Hawkshaw is a fashion addict, independent singer/songwriter, and self-proclaimed entrepreneur living out her adventures between Ireland and Spain. She is currently promoting her debut single ‘Efron Style’ while documenting her adventures on her fashion blog, Hawk Eye View.

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Liz Seaver

Singer Songwriter

After starting to write songs and play guitar at age 15, it wasn’t long before her talent was noticed locally and she played support to Damien Dempsey near her home in the Millbank Theatre at still just 16 years old. Since then, over the years Liz has played most major venues in Dublin and beyond, in cities such as Paris and Hamburg.

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Denise and Deirdre

Art Experts

Denise Donnelly from The Bad Art Gallery and Deirdre Carroll from the Bridge Gallery have joined forces to create Dublin’s new and exciting gallery The Doorway Gallery on Frederick Street – Come in to view the wonderful art on display.

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Pink Chocolate Break

Blogger

Hi my name is Jocelina. Visit my blog for your daily dose of fashion, beauty, DIY, life wisdom, chocolate and travel. I share my positive outlook on life and give the best fashion, beauty and chocolate tips!

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Emily Westbrooks

Freelance Writer

Emily Westbrooks is a freelance writer and lifestyle blogger based in Dublin. Born and raised in Maine, she worked on American political campaigns before moving to Dublin in 2008. Her blog From China Village has become her online home, where she shares tips for visiting Dublin, DIY projects around her home, and snippets from her travels around the world.

Emily recently launched an e-guidebook to Dublin, called Delightful Dublin based on her blog and walking tours of her adopted city.

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Gluten Free Ireland

Community Resource

Gluten Free Ireland gives you the opportunity to plan your meals wherever you are in Ireland. Whether you’re looking for a hotel for the week or a restaurant for the evening, Gluten Free Ireland is the directory that will help you plan ahead. Every destination is listed because it offers a Gluten Free option ranging from individually wrapped biscuits to a full Gluten Free menu with staff trained in coeliac food preparation and storage.

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The Beer Nut

Beer Enthusiast and Blogger

Enjoying beer and travel, preferably simultaneously. Based in Dublin.

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Ally Alpine

Whiskey Shop Owner

Ally Alpine has over 28 years experience in the drinks industry. In June 2003, he opened the Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines. Over the past decade it has become Ireland’s premier whiskey shop. They regularly offer exclusive whiskeys, tasting evenings and distillery trips. The wine side of the store hosts a wonderful collection of both beloved and bespoke wines. 95% of these wines the store im-ports themselves.

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Gallery of Photography

Photography Gallery

Since its inception in 1978 the Gallery of Photography has become Ireland’s premier venue for photography. It has staged exhibitions with many of the major names in contemporary photography. The Gallery moved to its new location, a purpose built space with fully fitted darkrooms in Meeting House Square in 1995.

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Toscana

Award-winning Restaurant

We’re the team behind Toscana, the winner of the Good Food Ireland Best Grow it Yourself Restaurant in Ireland. We grow our own salads, fruit and herbs from our family farm-house and bring fresh produce to the restaurant by the seasons.

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Kate Mink

Spa Owner

Hi! I’m Kate, and I’m the owner of the Mink spa in Dublin.

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The elbowroom

Yoga Teacher

Having taught yoga since 1998, Lisa left the corporate world in a blaze of glory and ran off to a yoga Ashram in the Bahamas to become a teacher. Lisa Wilkinson opened The elbowroom in Feburary 2003.

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Tina Murphy

Fitness Guru

Run With Tina didn’t start with a business idea, it started with a desire to help other women who wanted to learn to love running as I have. I’m a qualified Personal Trainer and I’m always learning about fitness, nutrition and health. I’m currently studying to become a yoga teacher and since I had my daughter Yasmin in November 2010, I’m learning even more about encouraging healthy and active lifestyles for families.

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Ciara Allen

Makeup Artist

I’m a freelance makeup artist based in the fair city of Dublin, Ireland. I am inspired by the faces I see, the birds I hear, the creations I see being designed and the art I dream up. I love people who stand out from the crowd, who aren’t afraid to have their voices heard and follow style instead of trends.

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Emma Manley

Fashion Designer

I’m a fashion designer from Dublin. My brand is all about affordable, beautiful, crafted luxury. I insist on quality fabrics and am immensely proud of my Irish heritage and ethical values, producing each garment in my home country.

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