Dublin Bay Cruise – Dun Laoghaire to Howth

Last week we enjoyed one of the nicest sunny June weeks I can remember in a while. We were both off work for the week and with the fine weather we were drawn to the coast. On Monday we visited Dun Laoghaire, walked the pier and soaked up the sunshine. Whilst walking the east pier, we…

A Snapshot of September on Gin & Griddle – Top 5!

Well better late than never here are the highlights from September on Gin & Griddle! 1. Last of the outdoor dining including amazing fish & chips on the pier in Dun Laoghaire courtesy of the Ouzo’s Fish Shack …also dinner on the terrace of Asador… great early bird menu and a wonderful cheese board! 2. There…

Fish & Chips on the Pier – Ouzos Fish Shack, Dun Laoghaire

While we froze through August, September’s been ok, warm (ish) and the return of some of the missing August sunshine has lightened the mood! Launched back in March, the East Pier in Dun Laoghaire is where you will find the Fish Shack, a fantastic idea from Ouzos (Dalkey & Blackrock). I’m not sure how long…

A Sunday Afternoon ~ Dun Laoghaire to Dalkey and back!

A recent Sunday late morning we ventured out towards Dun Laoghaire… walked the pier, ate nice things, wandered along the coast, enjoyed a glass or 2 of wine, had lunch in The Mermaid in Dalkey, back to Dun Laoghaire for Teddys! A pretty lovely day… We started off with a walk on the pier. I…