Tickets went on sale today for the fourth Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine which takes place in May. Photograph: Joleen Cronin

Tickets for the fourth annual Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine (May 20th-22nd) went on sale today at noon, and within an hour s(...)

Margaret Griffin picking blackcurrants to make crème de cassis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

This summer’s bumper crops of blackcurrants and redcurrants have left gardeners wondering what to do with their bounty once they’ve exhausted the jams(...)