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Go Bananas For A Day For Temple Street

Go Bananas For A Day For Temple Street

This Wednesday 19th April has been set aside as National Banana Day, the day when Ireland can officially go bananas.  And the good news is, it’s all for a great cause. Being promoted by fruit importers Fyffes, with support from Just Eat – the online food ordering app – the event is designed to raise funds for the purchase of […]

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Irish Families Struggling To Spend Time Together

Irish Families Struggling To Spend Time Together

In the lead up to Easter, recognised by almost six out of every ten Irish parents (58%) as a special family time, Tesco has uncovered in its research that Easter is about more than an egg but an excuse to get together with family. Traditional values like visiting grandparents stood out as the leading childhood […]

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Glenisk Are Looking For A New Face Of Their Organic Baby Yoghurts

Glenisk Are Looking For A New Face Of Their Organic Baby Yoghurts

Glenisk, best known for their award-winning natural yogurt range, is searching for a baby to be featured on the family dairy’s new range of Organic No-Added-Sugar Baby Yogurts. The winning baby will also win €1,000, a professional photo-shoot and a Glenisk & Tesco Loves Baby Goodie bag. Karen Koster launched the Glenisk #SweetBaby Search in […]

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Cork Restauranteur Named New President Of The RAI

Cork Restauranteur Named New President Of The RAI

Liam Edwards, proprietor of Jim Edwards Bar and Restaurant in Kinsale, is the new president of the RAI. The appointment was announced at the organisation’s 46th Annual General Meeting and Conference at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo, this month. Speaking at the event, Edwards, 43, said the year ahead would undoubtedly pose […]

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92% of People Don’t Know What the New Recommended Portions of Fruit and Veg are

92% of People Don’t Know What the New Recommended Portions of Fruit and Veg are

Research, carried out on behalf of Aramark by Opinion Matters, which surveyed over 2,000 people across the UK and Ireland, asked ‘According to the recently published study by the International Journal of Epidemiology, how many portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer?’ – Only […]

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A celebration of Irish Whiskey in Ireland’s medieval capital

A celebration of Irish Whiskey in Ireland’s medieval capital

The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is an Irish Whiskey Tourism initiative just launched by a group of ten local hostelries to provide a premium Irish Whiskey experience to visitors and Kilkenny locals alike. Each Guild House will have a range of sixty or more Irish Whiskeys offered on bespoke menus by specially trained staff. There will […]

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Chef Farid Derradji named Chef of the Year in Ireland

Chef Farid Derradji named Chef of the Year in Ireland

Dublin Chef, Farid Derradji, has been named Aramark’s Chef of the Year Ireland, which was held in the RDS at Catex 2017, Ireland’s biggest food, drink and hospitality event. Farid will now go forward to represent Ireland in Aramark’s European Chef’s Cup which will take place in Croke Park on the 2nd March. There, Farid […]

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Apply To Join Catherine Fulvio on TV Series, 'Tastes Like Home'!

Apply To Join Catherine Fulvio on TV Series, ‘Tastes Like Home’!

Applications are now open for a chance to feature on a fresh new series of  RTE’s ‘Tastes Like Home, and much loved TV chef and author Catherine Fulvio is calling on new participants to bring their recipes to the table. Families with a flare for a feast, a savoury supper or a recipe steeped in tradition […]

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Prizefight Whiskey - a collaboration between Ireland and the US

Prizefight Whiskey – a collaboration between Ireland and the US

Prizefight is a collaborative Irish whiskey, distilled and aged in Ireland, and finished in American rye casks from Tamworth Distilling. The result is incredibly complex whiskey: a smooth and mellow spirit that packs a punch but never burns. Pugilist Spirit’s Flor Prendergast wanted to create an Irish whiskey, so he called upon spirits maverick Steven Grasse, […]

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Chocolate Afternoon Tea Sounds Amazing!

Chocolate Afternoon Tea Sounds Amazing!

The team at Conrad Dublin got in touch to introduce their new Chocolate Afternoon Tea which will be hosted seven days a week within the contemporary surrounds of Lemuel’s and run until May 2017, a perfect choice for a Mother’s Day or Easter treat! Chocolate Afternoon Tea includes a delicious array of freshly baked cakes, […]

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