Food & Wine

Enjoy your first (or last) taste of home at Kirby’s Korner

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Food & Wine

We all look forward to delicious meals out on our holidays…and we all hate overpriced airline food. Well why not get in the holiday mood on the way to the airport by stopping at Kirby’s Korner in Ballinhassig for a...

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Food for the Future conference in Kinsale College

Maeve O'Connor (event organiser), Donal Chamers (Permaculture Course Director) and Eoin O'Callaghan (grower and teacher).


Posted on: 9th May, 2016 in Food & Wine

Kinsale College and Transition Town Kinsale will together host a one-day conference entitled ‘Food for the Future’ on Friday, May 27. The event is being hosted by the Permaculture/ Sustainable Horticulture faculty of the college, which for the past decade...

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Inchydoney Island to host fundraiser BBQ for Syrian refugees

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Posted on: 9th May, 2016 in Food & Wine

Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa in Cork will host a BBQ on Friday, May 13, with music by the wonderful John Spillane, to raise funds to help Syrian refugees. With four Syrian chefs on their team, Inchydoney Island Lodge and...

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All the right ingredients

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Posted on: 9th May, 2016 in Food & Wine

In the 12 years since it opened, Deasy’s Harbour Bar and Seafood Restaurant in Ring, just outside Clonakilty, has garnered an impressive number of accolades. The award-winning restaurant features once again this year in John and Sally McKenna’s ‘100 Best...

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Marmalade with a hint of the forbidden fruit

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Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Food & Wine

Betty Smith moved to West Cork with the intention of retiring but, as her Poitín infused marmalade range takes off, any retirement plans have been shelved. Betty and her husband Jim speak to Sheila Mullins about the success of ‘A...

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‘Well Seasoned’ event is highlight of Local Enterprise Week

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Posted on: 8th March, 2016 in Food & Wine

The Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West has announced its programme of events for Local Enterprise Week which runs from March 7-11. Local Enterprise Week is a national event across all 31 LEO’s and is aimed at anyone thinking...

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Clonakilty gets ready for another Fairtrade Fortnight

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Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Food & Wine

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 takes place from February 29 to March 13 and once again the Clonakilty Fairtrade committee is working on a programme of events to highlight FT in the community. Clonakilty became Ireland’s first Fairtrade town in 2003, and...

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Wedding wines

Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Food & Wine

I put my hand up. I wouldn’t consider myself an expert on this topic. When our son had his wedding reception on a sunny August day in Dunmore House Hotel, a family friend happened to be an importer of fine...

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