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Three of the Best Irish Food Festivals held in 2017

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Failte Ireland Food Champion Anthony O’Toole explains what is particularly special about three of the best Irish Food Festivals held in 2017 Well, this seems to have been the quickest year ever. Maybe I just too busy to stop, relax … Continue reading

Georgina Campbell Awards – Dishing Up Delicious Diversity

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The Georgina Campbell Awards – Ireland’s Original Hospitality Awards! From five star hotels to food trucks, representatives of the very best in Irish hospitality gathered at Bord Bia’s Thinking House in Dublin on 3rd October, for the announcement of the … Continue reading

Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2017 – in association with Failte Ireland: The Winners

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The very best in Irish hospitality, Irish food and Irish tourism have received national recognition from Georgina Campbell at the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2017 – in association with Failte Ireland. Hosted at The InterContinental, Dublin, this innovative national … Continue reading

Provenance Rules at 1826 Adare, Co Limerick – Bord Bia Just Ask Restaurant of the Year 2017

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Just Ask encourages diners to look for information on where food on their plate comes from and celebrates chefs and proprietors who highlight their local suppliers on menus and in their bars, restaurants and cafes.beating off tough competition from many … Continue reading

Slow Food Festival for Derry

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The best of local, clean, fair food will be on the menu when Derry City and Strabane District Council hosts Northern Ireland’s first Slow Food Festival over the weekend of October 8th and 9th in the latest of a series … Continue reading

Cloughjordan Eco Village – Not Just A Utopian Dream

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Having whizzed by the sign on the M7 many a time, a visit to Cloughjordan Eco Village was long overdue – so an invitation to take in lunch and the conducted tour of this inspiring place on our Irish Food … Continue reading

Proclamation of the Food Republic

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In the lead up to the real anniversary of the Easter Rising on 24 April, Food Sovereignty Ireland (www.foodsovereigntyireland.org) are asking people to share pictures of Food Sovereignty meals featuring food from their area, or not, as the case may … Continue reading

St Patrick’s Food is Back on the Menu

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The fermented and wild foods St Patrick dined on in the 5th century are back among the hottest food trends internationally, according to UCC food historian Regina Sexton. “This was neither a throw-away nor a take-away society and people took … Continue reading

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

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