Category: Food and Drink

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Meet Tom Fouhy the Irish Farmer Growing Lentils in North Cork

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Puy lentils are often associated with warmer climates like those of Puy-en-Velay in South West France, but North Cork arable farmer Tom Fouhy has just harvested three tonnes of the

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New Outdoor Market at Royal Canal Park

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A new weekly outdoor market at Royal Canal Park between the beautiful Blessington Basin Park and Phibsborough Village takes place each Friday. The new food market at Royal Canal Park

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Mystery of Bewley’s famous Mary Cake solved after 20 years

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The Mary Cake was a famous staple of Bewley’s Café in Grafton Street since its introduction in 1956 by a Hungarian refugee – but the recipe was lost during extensive

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How do the Irish eat toast?

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Did you ever wonder how do the Irish eat toast? More than half of us love toast in bed but 45% eat it on the go according to a new

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Caitríona Redmond on food writing, self-employment and being a work-from-home Mam

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These days the world has had to adapt quickly to a quick-paced and ever-changing environment with many finding themselves having to revamp their homes like offices. But one person who

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Dubliner and gardener Gerard Slevin on growing food organically in Lusk

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Gardening and growing plants from seed though sometimes with its challenges, is quite a pleasurable experience. Meet Gerard Slevin, an allotmenteer based in Dublin with a passion for sustainability. He

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Ballymakenny Farm in Louth comes up with genius drive-thru spud service

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An Irish farm in Louth has come up with an innovative way to sell their potatoes. Ballymakenny Farm outside Drogheda has opened a contactless drive-thru potato service for those in

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Irish distillers come together to make hand sanitizers

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Irish Distillers are working on making hand sanitisers to help stock the medical service who are desperate need of them during the COVD-19 pandemic. It was one of the most

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How this Irish vegan celebrates Ireland’s Real Bread and Slow Food Movement

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Keith Bohanna, the co-founder of Real Bread Ireland, was born in Wales to Irish parents and lived in the UK for a few years before moving back to Carlow where

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Dublin claims top 5 spot in ‘Europe’s Coffee Capital’ study

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Good news coffee lovers, our capital has claimed the fourth spot in a study of the best place in Europe to grab a delicious cup of brew.

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