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Leading Light – Rua Accolade for Championing Local Foods

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County Mayo’s well deserved reputation as a leading light in Ireland’s good food revolution is down to the hard work and determination of a relatively small but growing number of dedicated people – and it would be hard to imagine … Continue reading

No More 3 Egg Omelettes?

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Yes, I agree – mid January does seem a bit late for New Year resolutions but, as Trish Deseine reminded me this week, in France they have the good sense to give themselves the whole month of January. They also … Continue reading

Dublin Fishmonger Wins BIM Young Fishmonger 2016 Competition

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George Stephens BIM Young Fishmonger

A memorable awards dinner in Martin Shanahans Fishy Fishy restaurant in Kinsale, Co. Cork made a fine setting for Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency, to announce the results of the BIM Young Fishmonger 2016 competition – and … Continue reading

Young Stars & Fishy Tales

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EuroToques Young Chef of the Year Competition

If it’s November it must be competition time for our most promising young chefs – and, these days, for young fishmongers too! To begin at the beginning, the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year is the grandmother of all of … Continue reading

Irish Cheese Awards end October Month of Cheese on a High!

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Far from being new, The Irish Cheese Awards are eagerly anticipated each year. But they have tended to move around a bit and this year, for the first time, judging culminated very fittingly with a brilliant Awards Ceremony & Dinner … Continue reading

Irish Food Writers’ Guild’s first Social Responsibility Awards!

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The contributions made by Irish food businesses, non-profit organisations and individuals to furthering social responsibility in the food sector were celebrated at the inaugural Social Responsibility Awards announced by the Irish Food Writers’ Guild on Wednesday, 14 October 2015. A … Continue reading

Real Bread Ireland and Real Bread Week

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Tidying my desk today I happened to come across a Slow Food Ireland article from 2011 by that great baker (and teacher) Derek O’Brien, on The Revival of Real Bread – a timely reminder that this is not only the … Continue reading

Georgina Campbell Awards (30th Sept 15)

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Georgina Campbell Awards

Cream Rises to the Top Again – Vision and Leadership Recognised by Independent Hospitality Guide Meet the leaders at the Georgina Campbell Awards – announced Wednesday 30th September All Award Winners are listed on this page Representatives of the very … Continue reading

Food&Wine Restaurant of the Year Awards

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Neven Maguire & Kevin Thornton

Georgina Campbell Congratulations to all the winners in the recent Food&Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards 2015, held at Dublin’s Intercontinental (former Four Seasons) Hotel in Ballsbridge. Top awards went to Thornton’s Restaurant (FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year … Continue reading

Over 95% of Irelands leading restaurateurs using more local suppliers

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According to the results of a Bord Bia Just Ask! Survey conducted in July: over 95% of Ireland’s leading restaurateurs have increased the amount of local suppliers they work with in the last 12 months 85% spend in excess of … Continue reading