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Touring London with our Chocolate Mini

21 Dec 2017

What spreads joy whilst Christmas shopping in the cold more than free mouth-watering chocolates? Not a lot in our humble opinion, but of course we would say that as the most...

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Lily O'Brien's Shop, Kildare Village 2017
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Lily O’Brien's has officially opened its doors at Kildare Village Outlet

19 Oct 2017

We have excitedly opened our gorgeous new pop-up store at Kildare Village  - this is our 6th year returning to the outlet, just in time for Christmas. The store has a...

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Wedding Inspiration
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Seasonal Inspiration for Your Wedding

23 May 2017

Choosing a wedding date is one of the most important planning decisions that you’ll have to make as a couple — it will impact every other aspect of your big day. You may have...

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Chocolate, Events, Recipes, Gifts

Lily O'Brien's launch luxurious exquisite edition with exploration of taste at dylan hotel

28 Apr 2017

Chocolate lovers and Dublin’s top foodies gathered on Wednesday, 26th April, in Dublin’s top five star boutique hotel dylan, for the launch of luxury Irish chocolate brand,...

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Peppermint Crunch with a twist of Basil Dark Chocolate Bar
Chocolate, Entertaining, Events

Pairing Chocolate & Wine 7: Dark Chocolate Peppermint Crunch with Tia Espresso Ice Cocktail

3 Feb 2017

Peppermint Crunch with a twist of Basil Dark Chocolate Bar - Rich dark chocolate encases peppermint as fresh as a garden herb complimented by subtle notes of basil and...

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Ultimate Collection with Lemon Meringue Pie
Chocolate, Entertaining, Events

Pairing Chocolate & Wine: Ultimate Collection’s Lemon Meringue Pie & Luxado Limoncello Liqueur

3 Feb 2017

Lemon Meringue Pie from Lily O'Brien's Ultimate Chocolate Collection. Eat your heart out lemon meringue pie... this chocolate eclipses the pudding in every way! Zingingly fresh...

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Lily O'Brien's Ultimate Collection’s Macchiato with 12-year-old Pedro Ximinez Sherry
Chocolate, Entertaining, Events

Pairing Chocolate & Wine: Ultimate Collection’s Macchiato with 12-year-old Pedro Ximinez Sherry

30 Jan 2017

Caramel Macchiato from Lily O'Brien's Ultimate Chocolate Collection – The intense scent of rich coffee blends in the mouth deliciously with luxurious toffee and smooth milky...

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 Pairing Chocolate & Wine 4 - Salted Caramel Chocolate & Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry
Entertaining, Events, Chocolate

Pairing Chocolate & Wine: Salted Caramel Chocolate with Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry

26 Jan 2017

Lily O'Brien's Salted Caramel, Milk Chocolate Bar – the unexpected but highly successful salty note in this toffee-rich milk chocolate bar deserves an unusual running mate!...

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Pairing Chocolate & Wine 3: Death by Chocolate with Crème de Cassis
Entertaining, Events, Chocolate

Pairing Chocolate & Wine: Death by Chocolate with Crème de Cassis

26 Jan 2017

Lily O'Brien's Ultimate Chocolate Collection’s Death by Chocolate. A beautifully rich smooth chocolate ganache in a dark chocolate shell.

Paired with…

Kir. Tesco...

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Pairing Chocolate & Wine 2: Malted Chocolate Crunch & Beaumes de Venise Muscat Carte Or
Entertaining, Events, Chocolate

Pairing Chocolate & Wine: Malted Chocolate Crunch with Beaumes de Venise Muscat Carte Or

26 Jan 2017

Lily O'Brien's Malted Chocolate Crunch, Milk Chocolate Bar – Rich milky chocolate with a maltiness, evocative of a luxurious night-time drink, and shot through with moreish...

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