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Back To School Lunchbox Recipes

Back To School Lunchbox Recipes

My children are heading back to school this week and I’m really looking forward to getting back into the weekday routine.  Now that the bad weather has settled for a few days, I’m taking the […]

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National Brown Bread Baking Competition

National Brown Bread Baking Competition

There’s another reason to love the National Ploughing Championships which are less than a month away now (23- 24 September). The National Brown Bread Baking Competition was last held in 1973 and is now back, […]

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French Wine Sale At Lidl

French Wine Sale At Lidl

Lidl has announced that it will launch an extensive new range of fine French wines into stores from Monday, 8th September (while stocks last). The range will include 43 wines from across the classic regions […]

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Oriel Sea Salt Leads A Salt Revolution

Oriel Sea Salt Leads A Salt Revolution

Almost every summer as a child we would make the trek to Clogherhead for our holidays. It offers an unrivalled “blue flag” strand, a safe area to swim and beautiful walks in an area of […]

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Cookbooks To Look Forward To This Autumn

Cookbooks To Look Forward To This Autumn

Hot off the presses, Gill & MacMillan have announced their Autumn catalogue and there are quite a number of books that I already have my eye on. I’ve love the 25th Anniversary edition of Darina […]

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Northern Ireland Record Breakers

Northern Ireland Record Breakers

Northern Ireland food and drink companies have broken all previous records in this year’s UK Great Taste Awards. 99 Northern Ireland companies have secured an all-time record of 264 awards, including 11 in the highest […]

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Sausage And Apple Rolls

Sausage And Apple Rolls

My sausage and apple rolls are a lunchbox favourite in this house. The apple and sausage work very well together but if you wanted to sneak a bit more fruit and vegetables into your lunchbox, […]

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Armagh Bramley Apple Festival

Armagh Bramley Apple Festival

The inaugural Armagh Bramley Apple Festival taking place at the Shambles Market Yard, Armagh on Saturday 6th September will be a celebration of the Orchard County’s most iconic produce. The Armagh Bramley Apple, which is […]

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Croke Park Classic 2014

Croke Park Classic 2014

The Croke Park Classic will see the University of Central Florida (UCF) host Penn State in their 2014 Season Opener in GAA HQ on the 30th August 2014. This is the first time UCF and […]

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Love Your Lunchbox

Love Your Lunchbox

With just about 4 weeks left until the kids go back to school, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about lunchboxes as any. For a change, I’m not talking about what goes into […]

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