Behind Every Face, There’s Another Discovery.

Sinead Ashe

Sinead runs Ashes Seafood Restaurant on Main St in Dingle.

What is the first thing that you notice about a person?

Body language, You can tell a lot, from the way a person carries them selves.

What are some challenges you think the next generation will face?

Detaching from their phones!

What three habits will improve your life?

Walking, Walking, Walking.

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

Health, a loving Family, Fantastic friendships, The beauty of where we live.

If you could have lunch with one person alive or dead, who would it be?

My Mother, May she rest in peace.

What is the silliest thing you have heard people say about you?

Where in the US are you from

What did you think was cool then, when you were young but isn’t cool now?

Dungarees

How did you decide on the name of your restaurant?

Ashes's has been in our family since 1849. It would be an awful shame to change the name. 

What do you wish you had invented?

Any Apple product. 

How do you keep up to date with customers’ needs and wants?

Listen & interaction with the customer's helps

Do restaurants have any clues as to when a Michelin inspector is dining in their restaurant?

None

What is the coolest thing you own?

My dog, Freckles. He's uber cool! 

What’s the best advice you have ever received?

From my Mother. Be Kind. Enough said. 

What did you have for dinner last night?

Blasket Island Lobster, with melted Kerry butter & new potatoes from Maharee's (Sorry, It is the season)

What do you think of restaurant critics?

Professional one's: mostly they know good food, and are fair. But hey, everyone's a restaurant critic that has a smartphone!

What four ingredients are necessary in your kitchen?

Local Seafood, Local Vegetables, Kerry Dairy products & local Lamb.

Sinead Ashe
Uber cool Freckles
You can visit Sinead at Ashes in Dingle the next time you stay at Pax House or visit her website at www.ashesbar.ie

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