Food & Wine

Monk’s Lane makes McKennas’ ‘100 Best Restaurants in Ireland’

Posted on: 7th April, 2015 in Food & Wine

Monk’s Lane, in the heart of Timoleague, West Cork has become the newest establishment in the country to ever make it on to the prestigious McKennas’ Guides ‘100 Best Restaurants in Ireland’ list. Run by couple Michelle O’Mahony and Gavin...

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Flavour.ie Supper Club has a new home at the Emmet Hotel in Clonakilty

Posted on: 7th April, 2015 in Food & Wine

Kate Ryan — food blogger, intrepid home cook and all round local food enthusiast — is on a mission to spread the word about West Cork food to the world. In April 2014, she launched her blog ‘Flavour.ie’ chronicling her...

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A family that’s been tackling fish for over 150 years

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Food & Wine

Although he always expressed a keen interest, Lar only entered the fish industry in 2012. “I can remember sitting in my grandfather’s van at this very spot as a five-year-old boy,” he recalls, “and also helping my mother Rose tidy...

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A cake to make any mammy proud

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Food & Wine

March is upon us and besides celebrating the arrival of bobbing daffodil heads it is time to whip out the baking tins in honour of Mother’s Day.  Do yourself a favour and make the most important woman in your life’s...

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Ireland’s first Fairtrade bean-to-bar chocolate factory launched in Clonakilty

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Food & Wine

After a busy year of research and growth, founder Allison Roberts and the team at Clonakilty Chocolate is celebrating the official launch of it’s new Fairtrade bean-to-bar factory this week in conjunction with Fairtrade fortnight, which runs until March 8....

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Clon people enjoy free Sunday lunch made from ‘rescued’ food

Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in Food & Wine

Pictured above: Representatives of the groups involved in the Clonakilty Food Rescue event. (L-R) Kerry Liao, (Clonakilty GIY); Isobel Towse, (VOICE and main co-ordinator); Xavier Dubuisson, (Sustainable Clonakilty); Adam Medcalfe, Head Chef at Inchydoney Lodge and Spa; Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, Deputy...

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New Head Chef at the Celtic Ross Hotel

Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in Food & Wine

The Celtic Ross Hotel is delighted to introduce Head Chef Alex Petit, who has joined the Celtic Ross kitchen team headed by Executive Head Chef Graeme Campbell. Alex was born in Brittany and spent his early years training in many...

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Enjoy drinks or food at Clon’s newest gastro bar

Posted on: 20th January, 2015 in Food & Wine

While you don’t have to dress up to visit Clonakilty’s newest and trendiest spot, Choono’s Bar and Restaurant on Pearse Street is most definitely a ‘classy joint’. Previously a nightclub, the large space has been carefully renovated to create a...

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