Bloom gardening festival: five-year-old Adrianna Fayiah, seven-year-old Eoghan Fox and four-year-old Florence Marlow Ward help launch this year’s event. Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardeners all over Ireland are frantically preparing for the biggest event in the horticultural calendar: the Bloom gardening festival, in the Phoenix(...)

Catherine Fulvio at her Ballyknockan Cookery School in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Irish chef, TV presenter and food writer Catherine Fulvio has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. The shortlist was announced in the US on We(...)

So Graham Norton: the broadcaster’s new gin is made by West Cork Distillers in Skibbereen, near his Irish home

GN’s Gin Is there no end to Graham Norton’s talents? The TV presenter and author also has a hands-on involvement with winemaking. Sales of a sauvigno(...)

Don’t turn up your nose ... the humble turnip has potential

First things first. Is it a turnip or a swede? That largely depends on where in the world you are. In Ireland, the chunky, purple and orange root vege(...)

EAT:ITH brings forward thinkers from the Irish food world to a series of events at The Fumbally.

EAT:ITH at the Fumbally The Fumbally’s fourth annual series of workshops, discussions and events exploring Ireland’s food culture has a diverse and i(...)

Healthy Town

Wexford town has been selected as the 2018 Pfizer Healthy Town. There’s a busy schedule of events planned for the autumn, aimed at helping lo(...)

Chefs Catherine Fulvio, Derry Clarke and Paul Flynn snip at each other constantly, but seem to get on like a Tudor house on fire

Does history repeat itself, first as tragedy, the second time as farce? “No, that’s too grand, too considered a process,” Julian Barnes considered.&nb(...)

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark in ‘Poldark’. Photograph: Mammoth Screen/BBC/PA

The Graham Norton Show Friday, TV3, 9pm The guests on Graham’s sofa include Olympic and world champion sprinter Usain Bolt, who is taking part in Socc(...)

Food Village exhibitors at Bloom will include  Sharon and Gordon Greene of Wild Irish Foragers and Preservers, from Birr, Co Offaly.

You don’t have to have green fingers to enjoy a visit to Bloom, Bord Bia’s garden festival in the Phoenix Park (May 31st-June 4th). There are 25 cooke(...)

Catherine Fulvio: The tradition has been passed to my daughter, who takes great pride in this important job

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. Christmas is always a special family time here at Ballyknocken and (...)

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