Long table dinner at Sage in Midleton during the East Cork festival

September is food festival prime time, with some of the country’s biggest events taking place in the coming weeks. The East Cork Food & Drink Fest(...)

Floris Wagemakers

GROW HQ in Waterford has been announced as the Action Hub in Ireland for Chef’s Manifesto, a global network of chefs who are working towards implement(...)

Cocktail made with Bumblebee Flower Farm blooms

Flower power When Mags Riordan and her daughter Emma Riordan Davies of Bumblebee Flower Farm in west Cork were asked to make an edible flower posie i(...)

Sean Smith, head chef at the Cliff Townhouse, giving an oyster masterclass

OYSTER TIME Oyster season has arrived and with it the launch of two festivals, at The Shelbourne hotel and The Cliff Townhouse. Pearls of Wisdom, a (...)

 Darina Allen said at the Grow Festival in Waterford that she would be willing to get involved in attempts to improve hospital food is she thought she could “make a difference”. File photograph: Eric Luke

Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cookery School has said she would be willing to get involved in the HSE’s attempts to improve hospital food if she felt she(...)

Michael Kelly, founder of GIY, ahead of the Waterford Harvest Festival and the GIY Grow  next weekend.

Weekend of foodie festivities Thomas Haughton, who was the launch chef for Harvey Nichols when it came to Dublin and has also worked at the K Clu(...)