Fringe Festival at the Big Shed at last year’s Ballymaloe Litfest. Photograph:  Joleen Cronin

Ballymaloe Litfest continues its ascent If you haven’t yet been to Litfest at Ballymaloe, you’ve been missing out on one of the most important gl(...)

Peter Hannan of Hannan Meats. Photograph: Shane Smith Photography

Salt is good with meat . . . but 15 tonnes of it? That’s how much Himalayan sea salt that has just made the voyage by sea from Pakistan to the (...)