Margaret Jeffares of Good Food Ireland: ‘I don’t think we should forget our traditional and regional dishes that are indigenous to our country’. Photograph:  Patrick Browne
Ireland on a plate

What is Irish cuisine? Have you ever fumbled for words when asked this question by a visitor to Ireland? Should you say bacon and cabbage? Potatoes? I(...)

“The speciality food market in the Republic of Ireland is valued at €450 million, and this figure is set to increase as Irish consumers are showing a heightened interest in artisan foods,” said Good Food Ireland managing director Margaret Jeffares

Many heads of food companies believe the horse meat scandal will have a positive effect on their enterprises and drive growth this year, new re(...)

Irish consumers are seeking more information about food producers and traceability in the wake of the horsemeat scandal. Photo: Bloomberg

Irish consumers are seeking more information about food producers and traceability in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, with customers gravita(...)