Food & Drinks

New lessons available at The Waterfront with Clonakilty Distillery

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Food & Drinks

After a year of renovation, The Waterfront building in Clonakilty – formerly the Gaelscoil – is nearly ready to be unveiled at the town’s newest business and visitor attraction. Those passing the site at Clonakilty Distillery may have noticed that...

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Simplicity is the secret of Nolwen’s success

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Lovers of great food have always known that some of the tastiest, and most interesting, lunch options are to be found from independent traders on Market Day. The arrival on the scene of a young French man has created a...

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West Cork collaborates on fabulous foodie events

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Billed as Ireland’s largest food festival, A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, which runs from September 7-16, launched its wide-ranging programme of events on July 4 at Castle Freke. With West Cork being awarded the No. 1 Foodie Destination...

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Summer at the brewery

Posted on: 2nd July, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Clonakilty Brewing Company is getting ready for a hot and thirsty summer with the launch of a limited edition ‘I Love Clonakilty’ ale and a new ‘Thirsty Frank’ special due to be launched in July. With a revamped tasting room,...

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Eccles on the way to becoming a destination resort

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in Food & Drinks

The creation of a destination resort is what David Manning is already well on the way to achieving in his new role as general manager of Eccles Hotel in Glengarriff. Manning joined Eccles in February and within a few weeks...

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Walk this way with Clonakilty’s popular food tour

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in Food & Drinks

The popular Clonakilty Walking Food Tour returns this summer, showcasing artisan food producers in heart of West Cork, Ireland’s award winning Foodie Destination. Kate Ryan of Flavour.ie launches the 2018 summer season of her unique Clonakilty Walking Food Tour. Now...

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West Cork student on the road to culinary success

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Cait Healy, a 21-year-old student from Clonakilty, is the first winner of the annual Market Lane Group Culinary Scholarship, an accolade which will help her realise her dream of becoming one of Ireland’s young culinary entrepreneurs. A student in the...

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The apple of Skibbereen’s eye

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Friends Liz Crowley and Celine Jackson are celebrating the tenth birthday of their Skibbereen café Apple Betty’s this year. The towncentre eatery opened in October 2008, just one month before a recession was officially declared. “That we not only survived...

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