Whether for a special joint of meat (local Connemara Hill Lamb, perhaps), or to top up with speciality foods, a visit to this wonderful shop is de rigeur for foodies when heading out west from Galway for a break in Connemara - and again when heading b ... more...
Run by an experienced team - founder Edwina St Lawrence, with Head Tutor Hazel McFadden and tutor, Liberty Finnegan - this unusual cookery school is based in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens in historic Howth Castle.
In this insp ... more...
Butchers / Classes/Courses / Meat & Game / Online Shop
An environmentally responsible business known for focusing on cooking quality and flavour, Crowe's Farm is one of Ireland's most successful quality pork producers, specialising in free range pork and organic bacon products.
Very much a family operatio ... more...
Formerly The Tasty Tart, chef Tara Walker's renamed her popular business the East Coast Cookery School in 2014.
Tara, who trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, offers a range of cookery classes from her purpose-built kitchen i ... more...
Good Things, on the outskirts of Durrus village, is much more than a café. Carmel Somers, chef, teacher and food writer (her first book, “Eat Good Things Every Day”, is well worth seeking out), does more than any other chef in the re ... more...
Classes/Courses / Deli / Restaurant / Speciality Store / Wine Bar
On a busy road near the RDS, this inspired and stylish operation brings an extra dimension (and a whiff of the south of France) to the concept of wine and food in Dublin.
The French Paradox combines a wine shop, a large and atmospheric ground floor wi ... more...
Baking/Bakery / Classes/Courses / Internet/Phone Mail Order
Renowned baker Mary McEvoy has a national following for her gorgeous looking creations, which are astonishingly detailed - and, more importantly, she pays equal attention to the ingredients, which are all natural and local if at all possible.
And, not ... more...
In the fish retail business for five generations, the Morgan family has been fishing for salmon and herring since the 1890's and, travelling by horse and cart, “cadging” their fish in neighbouring counties
The shop, which is attached to th ... more...
Classes/Courses / Deli / Food Market / Speciality Store
This Aladdin’s cave of a shop and ready meal takeaway promises ‘Restaurant Quality at Home’ – and they should know, as every freshly prepared dish on their takeaway deli menu is made in a dedicated kitchen at their popular resta ... more...
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