The Big Grill  festival gets underway today in Herbert Park, Dublin 4, and runs until Sunday

Smoke is rising over Herbert Park in Dublin 4 as The Big Grill, billed as Europe’s largest barbecue festival, gets underway. Gates opened at noon on T(...)

The launch party for The Big Grill festival which takes place in Herbert Park, Dublin 4.

Bespoke dining experiences are becoming a feature of the summer festival season, with revellers at Electric Picnic (August 31st-September 2nd) and The(...)

The Big Grill festival returns to Herbert Park, Dublin 4, in August

A female chef who specialises in 160-day whiskey-aged beef, and a former celebrity personal protection specialist turned Brooklyn restaurateur, are am(...)

The Home Team crew from Charleston, South Carolina  will be doing a deep south barbecue pitmasterclass at The Big Grill festival in Herbert Park, Dublin, from August 17th-20th

Art and cooking come together in an interesting new concept for a cookbook, which is being launched this week by Syrias Vibes, which raises money to s(...)

Delicious: Andy Noonan’s  chargrilled hot wings seasoned with his all-rounder barbecue rub

Andy Noonan’s all-rounder barbecue rub and chargrilled hot wings Andy Noonan is the founder and organiser of the Big Grill barbecue Festival, which t(...)

John Relihan – formerly head chef of Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa BBQ restaurant – who will be at the Big Grill BBQ Festival

The line-up for the fourth The Big Grill BBQ and Craft Beer Festival in Dublin’s Herbert Park (August 17th-20th) has been announced and features a ste(...)

Andy Noonan: “The Big Grill Festival, initially quite a risky venture, is going from strength to strength after three years, so all of the hard work setting it up is starting to pay off.”

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Tollymore Forest Park. Photograph: Tourism Ireland

For some of us, the very best place to barbecue is in our own back garden. For others, the kitchen cooker starts to look very well located indeed by (...)

The Big Grill Festival will set Dublin’s Herbert Park alight this weekend, running from Thursday afternoon until late Sunday night. The festival of(...)

Jamaican/British musician and chef  Levi Roots brings a taste of the Caribbean to The Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park next month. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Levi Roots, Jamaican British reggae musician, chef, author and food entrepreneur leads a strong line-up of participants in The Big Grill Festival whic(...)