Maria Flynn

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 Marion Roeleveld, who makes Killeen Farmhouse Cheese, is the recipent of a lifetime achievement in the Irish Food Writers’ Guild Awards 2021. Photographs: Paul Sherwood.

Producers of beef, butter and potatoes are among the winners of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards for 2021. The awards, now in their 27th year(...)

Jane Willoughby and her dog Oscar pictured at the entrance to the garden at her home Donaguile House in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Everyone has their idea of a dream home. Once upon a time, kids used to draw square boxes with pointed roofs, and windows on either side of a door, us(...)

Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

Maria and David Flynn at  their recently opened drive-thru’  spudshack at Ballymakenny, Co Louth. Photograph:   Johnny Bambury

Maria Flynn has to take a moment to gather herself on her first ever Skype call. She has taken to the technology with ease. But there’s a point where (...)

Legend has it that the British explorer Sir Walter Raleigh brought the potato to Ireland, planting it at his Irish home (or plantation even), Myrtle G(...)

 Tom Cropp, Kenneth Moffitt, John Ward and Sally Barnes (l. to r. back row) and Silke Cropp and Maria Flynn, winners of Euro-Toques food awards

Chefs are only as good as the raw materials they have to work with, and Ireland’s top culinary talent has voted for the homegrown ingredients that hav(...)

Gareth ‘Gaz’ Smith, second from left, chef owner at Michael’s of Mount Merrion, with  manager Talha Pasha and  fishermen Steven Farren and Robert Markey on board Celtic Spirit II, off Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“We’re mad about getting more kids eating seafood and Irish produce.” Gareth “Gaz” Smith, chef owner of neighbourhood restaurant Michael’s in Mount Me(...)

  Maria and David Flynn of Ballymakenny Heritage Potatoes, near Termonfekin, who grow unusual violet and red potatoes. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

If you have been eating in smart restaurants in the past few weeks, or getting your food fix by scrolling through the Instagram and Twitter accounts o(...)