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(...)

Dalkey Lobster Festival takes place over Saturday and Sunday, August 24th and 25th. Photograph: iStock

Welsh musician and broadcaster Cerys Matthews, founder of Catatonia and now a BBC radio presenter and organiser of the Good Life Experience Festival, (...)

Jack Lenards (left), winner of the Euro-Toques young chef competition, with guest judge Liam Tomlin from South Africa.

The winner of the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year competition for 2018 is Jack Lenards, from Kilcoole, Co Wicklow. The 22-year-old was one (...)

KILMACTHOMAS STUDENTS TAKE THE CAKE Great Irish Bake Off judge Lilly Higgins and home economics teacher Ethna Sheehan faced a tough task in Dungarv(...)

Chefs Paul Flynn and Louise Clarke (front, centre) getting set for the West Waterford Festival of Food

REV UP FOR WEST WATERFORD The West Waterford Festival of Food (April 15th-17th) is a not-to-be-missed gastronomic feast, with Dublin-born London re(...)

There’s nothing quite like truffles for a touch of decadence in the kitchen. But they’re an expensive indulgence, so it was with interest that I hear(...)