The Johnstown Estate is a luxury four-star hotel in Enfield, Co Meath, which combines all the grandeur of a fine Georgian house with all the contemporary comforts for a perfect stay.
The 120-acre parkland is particularly lovely in autumn when the leaves begin to change colour.
The hotel has a great package running from Sunday to Thursday each week from now until November at €240 per night for two.
Enjoy a cocktail or beer on arrival and explore the grounds or visit the leisure club with its 20-metre pool and outdoor hot tub.
Why not book a treatment at the award-winning spa at an additional cost?
The autumn package includes a two-course dinner in the Coach House Brasserie, accommodation in the hotel’s chic deluxe bedrooms and breakfast in the Fire & Salt restaurant.
Waterford-based pyjama company JimJams has just announced a partnership with Project Thrive — a social empowerment programme for vulnerable women.
Founder and former lawyer Deirdre Adams has always had a passion for social justice and social empowerment and her company has now partnered with manufacturers in Jaipur, India, who work in a socially and environmentally responsible way with a focus on training and ethical employment.
These pretty pyjamas are made of great quality GOTS-certified organic cotton and beautifully finished with French seams.
The new botanic range features styles with long and short legs in hydrangea and pink lily prints. In sizes 8 to 18; €120.
The Superpets and Me is the incredible new book by everyone’s favourite vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, the world-renowned neuro-orthopaedic surgeon and TV presenter recognised for his innovative surgical solutions.
His new book is the perfect gift for young animal lovers with stories that celebrate the special bond between people and their animal friends as well as kindness and perseverance.
Discover the tale of Peanut — the world’s first cat with two bionic front limbs or Betsy — the cockapoo with a skateboard wheel for a paw. What could be more heartwarming?
The Superpets and Me: Amazing True Stories of Incredible Animals from the Nation’s Favourite Supervet.
- Published September 14, Hachette Children’s Group. €12.99, Bookstation.
Celebrate the start of oyster season this September at the bar in Hawksmoor, Dublin’s hottest new opening, with Oysters and Martinis from 5pm to 7pm on Monday to Friday.
Enjoy crisp Flaggy Shore oysters or Kelly’s smooth and buttery native oysters for just €1.50 each.
The oysters will be served with a choice of dressings — how about a spicy Scotch Bonnet mignonette or simply classic lemon?
There are now three martinis on offer for €12 each for the perfect pairing — choose from the Ultimate Martini, the Billion Oyster Martini, intriguingly made with oyster shell vermouth and nori, or the Pink Gibson with Boatyard Vodka, dry vermouth, and a pink onion pickle.
Founder of House of Indi Zoë Carney is well known for her impeccable taste, great style, and brilliant eye for the antique and eclectic.
Her shop stocks beautiful furniture and accessories for the home including lighting and glassware.
We love these on-trend frilled cushion covers — a new addition to her range — which would look beautiful on a couch or bed.
Designed and made in Dublin they are backed in linen and filled with a down cushion. Prices from €75 depending on size and fabric.
We apologise for mentioning the word ‘Christmas’ at the start of September but the beauty lovers among you will want to know that the waiting list for the coveted No7 Advent Calendar is now open.
For the very first time, customers can shop the popular calendar tailored to their specific skincare needs.
Shoppers can choose their 25-day countdown based on their favourite skincare regime available in No7’s hero ranges: Protect & Perfect, Lift & Luminate, and Restore & Renew.
Those who sign up to the waitlist will get exclusive pre-sale access and will be able to shop the calendars 24 hours before they go on general sale.
They will also be automatically entered into a competition for a chance to win an Ultimate Beauty Calendar valued at €588.63 (price €180).