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THIRSTY THURSDAY: Introducing Absolut Originality

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Absolut has become one of the most popular vodkas on the market thanks in part to minimalist packaging which really stands out on the shelves. However, despite already having a striking image, every year they commission a limited-edition bottle that pushes the boundaries of contemporary design and these eclectic offerings have become collectors’ items with fans of the brand rushing to snap them … [Read more...]

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE: We’re Having a Bit of Work Done!

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Hi there, Thanks for visiting TheDailyUpdate.ie today. We’re currently having some essential maintenance work carried out but click around and have a read of some of our older posts and features, including fashion and beauty, as well as social snaps from some of the summer’s hottest events. We turn two in August so be sure to keep an eye out for our fantastic birthday celebration … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: Sea Green Chlorella Smoothie – Recipe

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Ok, so a big glass of green really isn’t what most of us would love to wet our soup coolers with (although if it’s a Mojito…) but if the stunning Rosie Huntington-Whiteley swears by them, I’m in! Ingredients: 1 kiwi fruit, peeled 1 pear, cored 1 tsp chlorella powder (can be bought in health food shops) 20g curly kale, chopped 90g chunk of cucumber 3g slice of ginger … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: The Coolabula Cocktail Recipe

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Rain rain go away, and while you're at it, take Jack Frost with you! But never mind the weather, the weekend is in sight, hoorah! Kick things off with this week's delicious Thirsty Thursday cocktail; the Coolabula. Coolabula Ingredients: 35.5ml Vanilla Vodka 35.5ml Raspberry Liqeuer 35.5ml Cranberry Juice Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: Cocktails the Celebrities Drink

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If you were asked to name your favourite tipple, what would it be? Personally, I can never say no to a cosmopolitan. But who cares about me, what do the celebs drink? We got our research on to bring you the top sips of our some of our favourite A-listers. When life gives her lemons, Oprah makes lemondrops! The legendary talk show host needs to keep her wits about her most of the time, but when … [Read more...]

SLÁINTE: DELICIOUS ST. PATRICK’S DAY COCKTAIL RECIPES

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Guinness is of course the quintessential St. Patrick’s Day tipple, but if you want something a little less heavy on the stomach, try one of our green cocktails to get you in to the spirit of the festivities. Shamrock Shaker Ingredients: 45ml tequila 15ml sour apple liqueur 7ml agave nectar 2ml lime juice Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: CABIN FEVER COCKTAIL RECIPE

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Many of us will have some Bailey's left over from Christmas and this simple recipe is the perfect indulgent treat for those cold January evenings. Plus, the name couldn’t be more apt; we all experience a bit of cabin fever during breadline January! Ingredients: 30ml Bailey’s Irish Cream 30ml Crème de Menthe 180ml hot chocolate 30ml whipped cream Method: Pour the Bailey's … [Read more...]

CHRISTMAS COCKTAIL RECIPES: SPICED APPLE AND RHUBARB MARTINI

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  The bar upstairs in The Cliff Townhouse on Dublin’s St. Stephen’s Green is the perfect place for a Christmas get-together. Overlooking the Green, they have a very tempting selection of Christmas cocktails on offer, including Spiced Apple and Rhubarb Martini, Cinnamon & Orange Rum Sour, Roasted Hazelnut Espresso Martini and Fig Infused Margarita. Ingredients: 20 ml … [Read more...]

WIN! A ONE-MONTH SUPPLY OF VITA COCO COCONUT WATER

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Christmas shopping, office parties, mulled wine and one too many mince pies – even the seasoned party goers among us struggle to make it through the festive season still standing. However, tis’ the season to be jolly and we wouldn’t have it any other way! So, give your body a little helping hand in surviving the festive season (especially the morning after) and keep those hydration levels … [Read more...]

R’N’B SUPERSTAR NE-YO TO LAUNCH MALIBU RED IN IRELAND WITH A ONE-OFF GIG IN THE WRIGHT VENUE!

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Malibu has announced its red-hot collaboration with chart-topping R’n’B star, Ne-Yo, and has unveiled plans for the Grammy winner  to storm Dublin nightclub, The Wright Venue, on Friday, January 11th 2013, when he officially introduces Malibu Red to Ireland. To celebrate the launch in style, Ne-Yo will ‘burn up’ the stage with an exclusive performance and Malibu is giving you the … [Read more...]