Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

On a tour of Ireland, one might easily ask: where are the women? There are statues to a few (we counted just five), a smattering of commemorative plaq(...)

The Euro-Toques Food Awards winners with chef and Commissioner General Graham Neville (right)

A fishmonger, a beef farmer, a dairy farmer, a goat farmer and garlic growers are the recipients of the 2017 Euro-Toques Food Awards, the only industr(...)

The late Veronica Steele, founder of Milleen's Cheese and one of the pioneers of the Irish farmhouse cheese movement

Milleens, one of the original Irish farmhouse cheeses, is being celebrated on menus across Cork city and county this week in a tribute to its creator,(...)

Veronica Steele: November 26th, 1947-January 4th, 2017. Photograph Stefan Syrowatka
Obituary: Veronica Steele
  • People
  • January 21, 2017, 06:00

Veronica Steele, who has died at the age of 69, was the doyen of Ireland’s farmhouse cheese industry. While others before her may have produced home-m(...)

Jeffa Gill: “Decide on your target market, try your product on friends and family first and start small.”

Durrus is one of the original Irish farmhouse cheeses and is handmade in a remote part of the Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork. What is special abo(...)

Sarah and Sergio Furno of Cashel Blue cheesemakers

Wider distribution, increased listings and marketing initiatives such as the formation of Irish Cheese Direct, helped drive a 43 per cent rise (...)