Food & Wine

The Silent Banjo strikes the right chord

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Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Food & Wine

Although the character of the Irish Pub may have changed a lot over the years, one rule of thumb has remained steadfast – it’s the characters that frequent an establishment that make a good Irish pub. In the wise words...

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A cut above


Posted on: 9th June, 2017 in Food & Wine

According to Julia Child, the famous American cook, author, and television personality “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”It’s a statement that Alistair Lanigan-O’Keeffe of The Steakhouse in Kinsale would certainly...

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Ditch the sugar for ‘eggsellent breakfasts’

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Posted on: 9th June, 2017 in Food & Wine is teaming up with West Cork Eggs, Alison Kingston Health Coach and Taste Cork to deliver a new initiative to get people ditching the sugary breakfast cereals in favour of Eggsellent Breakfasts in a bid to tackle child obesity....

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A global culinary journey of street food

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Food & Wine

Kate Ryan of has created yet another exciting dining event for the ever-curious diners of West Cork by pairing the kings of extraordinary street food, The Sharp Knife, with Cork’s most successful craft brewery, 8 Degrees Brewing, and dropping...

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Nicuraguan Cocoa grower to attend Clon Chocolate event for Fairtrade Fortnight


Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Food & Wine

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 commenced last Monday, February 27 and continues until March 12. The Clonakilty Fairtrade Committee has made a call to everyone to make an extra special effort to purchase FT items when shopping, eating out and in the...

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The best things in life are meant to be shared

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Food & Wine

Top chef and RTÉ Today Show resident Richy Virahsawmy, who runs an award-winning restaurant in Clonakilty, has always embraced change. “With change comes opportunity,” comments the successful restauranteur, who celebrates 15 years in business this year. “We learn from it...

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Food & Wine

Doyennes of West Cork food, and Caitlin Ruth are joining forces to present an evening of indulgent decadence and luxury for their extravagant dining experience for one night at Castle Townshend. is kicking off their 2017 event schedule...

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Weddings to a Tea at Inchydoney


Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Food & Wine

Evolving from the hugely successful Fashion to a Tea events, Weddings to a Tea will inspire and advise the bride-to-be in the tranquil surrounds of one of Ireland’s favourite wedding venues. Weddings to a Tea at Inchydoney on January 28,...

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