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National Potato Day Saturday 25th August

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Keoghs Potatoes

Do Your Bit For The Irish Spud! There are no flies on those clever farmers, the Keoghs of North County Dublin. They may have been growing potatoes for over two hundred years, but behind the times they are not. And … Continue reading

Irish Traditional Cooking at Ballymaloe Cookery School

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Darina Rory and Rachel Allen

How lovely to hear that Ballymaloe Cookery School is to hold a two and a half day Practical Cookery Course, Traditional Irish Cooking with Darina Allen, Rachel Allen and Rory O’Connell next week (Wednesday, 29th to Friday, 31st August 2012). … Continue reading

GREAT TASTE AWARDS: A Great British Scheme and Some Great Irish Winners!

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Great Taste Winners McCartneys of Moira

Winning awards certainly helps to sell food products but, as credibility and consumer trust are key to their long term value, there’s plenty that those aspiring to run similar schemes in Ireland could learn from Britain’s Great Taste Awards. With … Continue reading

Wet, wet, wet

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Carrots_Leeks

Might the Rain Itself Bring a Brighter Future for Irish Veg? Relentless rain may spell disaster for many of this season’s crops – but could that rain itself turn out to be the proverbial silver lining in the storm clouds … Continue reading

Irish hotels at the crossroads – which way now?

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Foyles Hotel Clifden

‘Heartbreak Hotels’, Ian Kehoe’s Special Report on the hotel industry in The Sunday Business Post (15/7/12), made grim reading. Not so much because of any new information that it presented – most of the contents would already be familiar to … Continue reading

Midsummers Past – Remembering Dunderry

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Dunderry Lodge Interior

Midsummers Past – Remembering Dunderry Ah, midsummer’s day. It may be a wet and blustery summer solstice today, but this is the time when memories of the halcyon days of Dunderry Lodge are most poignant, those heady evenings in the … Continue reading

Old Favourite Turns a Great New Trick

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king sitric

Open over 40 years now, the King Sitric Fish Restaurant in Howth is one of Dublin’s longest-established seafood restaurants – or any other kind of restaurant, come to that, although the restaurant at the Abbey Tavern, just up the road … Continue reading

Marmalade Time

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Preserves

One of the most evocative seasonal foods featured in our January e-zine was Seville oranges, such a precious fruit as their season is so short and their uses so specific. Marmalade is by far their most popular use and plenty … Continue reading