Sarah Talty

Sarah Talty is a Freelance Journalist based in beautiful rainy Ireland. She is a graduate of the University of Limerick with a 2:1 degree in Journalism and New Media.

Sarah has interviewed everyone from astronauts who've been to the moon to rappers who've been to prison and loves nothing more than researching and writing about something that excites her. Although binging Netflix shows comes a close second! 

Feel free to contact her with freelance writing opportunities. 


5 Best Restaurants For Foodies In County Clare

County Clare is known for its stunning scenery and tourist attractions, such as the majestic Cliffs of Moher. However, Clare is also the perfect place for foodies. The Banner County has lots of wonderful local produce to choose from such as St.Tola’s goat’s cheese and Burren smoked salmon. There are loads of fabulous restaurants to choose from, all with their own unique flavours and atmospheres. Anne Leyden opened the Ennis gourmet store in 1997. Ann is a food science specialist, and her adver

Top 10 People & Things That Made County Clare World-Famous

County Clare is one of Ireland’s most beautiful and best-known counties. When people think of Clare, they often think of the famous Cliffs of Moher and its great tradition of holding traditional Irish music in high regard. Here is our countdown of the top 10 people and things that put the county on the world map. This historical monument in the centre of Ennis town, honouring Daniel O’Connell, was erected by public subscriptions in 1867. The site of the monument is the place where O’Connell w

5 INCREDIBLE Spa Hotels in County Clare You Need To Experience

With its stunning scenery, hospitable locals and fascinating history, Clare is the perfect place to relax. What better way to relax than to treat yourself, by booking yourself into a lovely spa treatment at one of Clare’s top spa hotels? Here’s our countdown of the five best Spa Hotels in County Clare. The River Spa at the Falls Hotel opened in May 2006. There are over 50 incredible spa treatments to choose from here, including facials, massages, body wraps, dry floats, body scrubs and mud tre

Five Irish Gins You Need To Try Before You Die

Five of the best gin brands to come out of Ireland. What’s not to love about gin? Your mixers and garnishes can completely transform your drink. The bitter taste, the fancy glasses and the fruit make this the perfect drink. Pink gin has become massively popular in recent years with gin companies bringing out a pretty pink gin with a sweet flavour to enjoy. Botanical is a word you hear a lot when you research gin, so it’s important to know what they are. Botanicals are the juniper, seeds, berr

The Top 5 Irish Ciders Of All Time

Ireland has a very rich heritage when it comes to producing cider with some amazing exports being enjoyed all over the world. Bulmers is the original Irish cider, having been brewed in Ireland since 1946. However, craft cider has exploded in recent years, and now we’re lucky we have a wide variety of Irish ciders to choose from. From flavoured cider to light cider for the calorie conscious to non-alcoholic cider, there is definitely a cider out there everyone can enjoy. Here’s our countdown o

The Top 10 Irish Alcoholic Drinks of All Time

Ireland is renowned worldwide for its high quality alcohol. From Guinness to Bushmills Irish Whiskey, Irish alcohol is enjoyed all over the world. We tried our very best to narrow down Ireland’s down to a small number of their best, which we hope the majority of people will also agree with. So without further ado, here is the 10 best alcoholic drinks to ever come from Ireland. In 1792 Richard Beamish & Richard Crawford, two Cork merchants, established the famous Beamish & Crawford brewery, in

12 AMAZING Irish Christmas Gift Ideas For Everyone In Your Life

We’re now all counting down the days to Christmas! The shops are packed and people are busy buying and wrapping presents in time for the 25th. Our little emerald isle has so many amazing products and talented companies that there is no excuse not to shop local this Christmas. A bonus of shopping local is that the shipping and postage usually is less complicated which is exactly what you want this time of year. With this in mind, we’ve put together a little gift guide to get you started on sho

4 EPIC Places The Simpsons Visited In Ireland

In the fourteenth episode of Season 20, the Simpsons visit Ireland. It aired on St. Patrick’s Day in 2009 and I remember the excitement that the famous cartoon characters, which have featured episodes in the likes of Brazil, were going to do an episode featuring our little county. The title of the episode, “In The Name of the Grandfather”, is in reference to the Irish film “In the name of the Father.” In the episode, the Simpsons travel to Ireland so that Grampa Abe can have a final drink at O’

The 5 MOST-INCREDIBLE Airbnbs in County Clare

County Clare is the perfect spot for a holiday. It’s unique in that it has so many fabulous attractions and stunning countryside to explore, so why not stay somewhere equally as unique and beautiful? This super modern apartment is in a fantastic location, right in the centre of Ennis town. It has a really unique location in that it has a beautiful bay window with a viewpoint of the historic farmers market of Ennis. It’s a great place to sit down with a cup of coffee and people watch. With two

How to Spend 24 Hours in Cork: The Perfect Itinerary

Cork is Ireland’s most southern city. It is a fantastic city, full of culture and warmth. There’s just so much to experience in Cork, from scenic tourist attractions to amazing food to historic spots, that it can be hard to know where to start or what to include in your day. That is why we’ve put together an itinerary for the perfect day in Cork. Cork has so many excellent restaurants to choose from, however, if you’re looking to have breakfast in the city, look no further than Liberty Grill.

Five AWE-INSPIRING Places For Street Art In Cork

Street art is massive in Cork. The street art brings a lot of character to Cork. Cork’s streets are filled with powerful images of street art. Some street art can be purposeful, and thought-provoking and then others are simply amusing or beautiful. In fact, street art is so prominent and special here in Cork that there is a volunteer group set up dedicated to street art. Mad About Cork is a volunteer group who create different types of street art around Cork and also plant flowers to make a po

Five Cool and Quirky Bars in Cork You NEED To Experience

Cork is known as a quirky, unique spot so we shouldn’t expect their pubs to be any different. Cork has a host of exciting and unusual places to drink and socialise. Living in Ireland we’re all used to having a multitude of bars in every city and town so it’s always fun to try out somewhere different and new. Suas is Cork’s finest hidden gem, a rooftop bar on South Main Street, in the heart of the city. It’s right in the centre of the city, tucked away up high, located just over Captain America

10 BAFFLING Cork Slang Phrases Explained To English Speakers

Corkonians have a very unique way of speaking. However, it’s not just their musical accents that set them apart. They have some very specific phrases that find their way into everyday conversation and this can confuse people who aren’t familiar with these phrases. The Cork accent and Cork phrases are famous around the country and instantly recognisable. The Cork accent can be hard enough to decipher if you don’t speak the language so getting a grip on some of the Cork phrases will give you a

The 5 MOST BEAUTIFUL Experiences Around Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Skibbereen is a town in County Cork, Ireland. The name “Skibbereen” means “little boat harbour”. Skibbereen is a viberant beautiful village, full of character. The village, with its many brightly coloured houses, is a scenic site in itself. Firstly, the buildings themselves are stunning. You could happily pass an afternoon wandering around the streets and the harbour. It’s a very Insta worthy place. You’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re after some new stunning photos for your Insta or Vsco. I

5 BEST First Date Ideas & Spots In Galway

You can’t go wrong on a first date having Galway as your venue. There’s such a buzz and great atmosphere around the place and always something on. For dates, there are loads of delicious restaurants and pubs filled with character to choose from and fun activities to do. When planning a first date you want to pick somewhere that will be futun, memorable and where you can happily get to know each other. These five places have been chosen with this in mind. There’s something really attractive ab

Five Burgers in Limerick You NEED To Try Before You Die

Limerick has some fabulous restaurants, so it’s only right they have some brilliant spots to grab a burger. You can’t go wrong with a good burger and deciding to hit up a burger restaurant means everyone’s happy and less likely to fight over where to go. No American diner styled restaurant would be complete without a burger, and Shake Dog is no different. Shake Dog is also a great option if you’re looking for burgers on a budget. Get The Mean Meal deal: any main, any side and any shake for ju

Top 5 STUNNING Scenic Sites In & Around Ballina, Co. Mayo

Ireland is known for its breath-taking views, and Ballina is no exception. A town in the north of Mayo and known as the salmon capital of Ireland, Ballina is the gateway to the West of Ireland and the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way. It’s Mayo’s largest town. For anyone looking for beautiful sites then look no further. From scenic walks to stunning beaches, Ballina has it all. The Great Western Greenway in County Mayo is a 42km trail, which follows the route of the now non-operational Achill to

5 Great Things To Do & See In Waterford When It Rains

Rain in Ireland is inevitable, so we have to be prepared for activities in all kinds of weather. Waterford is a great spot and a little rain shouldn’t spoil your visit. Grab an umbrella and hit Waterford’s beautiful streets. Get a spot of lunch or go shopping. Brave the outdoors, grab a wetsuit and go surfing at one of Waterford’s spectacular beaches. If you need some shelter from the rain there are some fantastic indoor activities in Waterford. The Apple Market is a street in Waterford with

A Week in the Life of a Brand Agency

A week in the life of a brand agency! LOVING THE MIX OF BUSINESS AND CREATIVE Coming in I wasn’t really sure what to expect. If you had asked me last week if I would be able to put together a graduate brochure and design the wireframe for a new website I probably would have said no. However now I’m sitting here with 9 pages of a website designed from scratch and a draft structure of a brochure before me. As well as upping my technical and Excel skills, I’m happy to have gained practical expe

Stop Letting Your Phone Make You Sad

Things I do to turn scrolling into a wholly positive experience: First things first, unsubscribe from unnecessary competition subscriptions and junk mail. You will thank yourself. Your phone memory will thank you. Your junk folder will thank you. And Pam can stop lying awake at night wondering why her emails aren’t enticing you to send her your bank details. You guys. 5 words that have changed how I see emails. Dog of the Day Newsletter. I am in no way affiliated with Buzzfeed, just obsessed
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