The Ocean Spray cranberry garden at last year’s Bloom in the Park festival. This year’s fetival will have a large Food Village with restaurants, cafes, markets and cookery demonstrations. Photograph: Lorna Gannon/Jardin

Food festival season continues apace – with more and more blending culinary elements into other areas of interest. The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literar(...)

Goats cheese “on every menu in the country”.

There was much hand-wringing in the UK last month when a shortage of goats’ cheese was threatened and now it looks like Irish tables will also be hit.(...)

Siobhan Ni Ghairbhith of Inagh Farmhouse Cheese, makers of St Tola Ash

St Tola Ash, an organic goat’s cheese made by Siobhan Ni Ghairbhith of Inagh Farmhouse Cheese in Co Clare, was named supreme champion at the Irish Che(...)