Claire Ptak

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‘This year the theme is Irish seaweed’,  Birgitta Hedin-Curtin, chairwoman of the Burren Slow Food Festival.

Two great reasons to head west next month: the Connemara Mussel Festival in Renvyle, Co Galway (May 3rd-5th), and the Burren Slow Food Festival in Lis(...)

It’s not the done thing, evidently, to openly admit to liking the royals, or wanting to celebrate the royal wedding. Yet cometh the hour, it’s safe to assume that most Irish people will be throwing a glance, even a furtive one, towards the nuptials.

In the era of laptops, smartphones and Netflix, it was assumed that the end was nigh for the communal living-room screen. Instead, “event” TV was born(...)

The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine runs from May 20th-22nd. Illustration: Lydia Hugh Jones

A galaxy of culinary stars will descend on Co Cork next weekend to do cooking demos, talk about their books, give opinions on a range of food and dri(...)

MEATY COMPETITION Who produces the best steaks – Ireland, the US, Spain, Hungary or Australia? The Butcher Grill is putting them all to the test in(...)