Lisdoonvarna opens its doors to food lovers for the Burren Food Fayre this coming October bank holiday weekend.
Ireland’s Mark Moriarty handed the baton of Young Chef of the Year over to USA’s Mitch Lienhard at the grand final of the San Pellegrino Young Chef awards for 2016.
The Dublin-based takeaway chain was named as Best Takeaway Indian while the Chicken Tikka Masala (pictured) was declared Ireland’s favourite takeaway dish.
There’s plenty of food events to throw yourself into around Ireland before the year is out – so I’ve gathered up some of the best in a handy list.
Once upon a time I was in love with the idea of running a dedicated food blog called Any Given Food. These days, not so much.
The EatYard, a “new and innovative street food market space” is on the lookout for food vendors for their new location beside The Bernard Shaw.
If you’ve had that niggling urge to get a book written, or have a story worth telling then the Mercier Press Fiction Competition might be for you.
With an Irish tour spanning October and November, Monkeyshine Theatre’s Jim Jobson chats about their latest production ‘Voyage’ before it sets sail around Ireland.
The one where I chat to Cora Fenton to find out about the magic of Fred & Alice and how it’s still going after around 150 shows.
A selection of stills from a promotional shoot for Translations (Brian Friel) staged by Barnstorm Theatre Company in a co-production with Watergate Productions.
Continuing a good run of theatre chats, I catch up with Rebecca Vaughan of Dyad Productions who have been touring works to Ireland for a number of years, Dalloway being their latest.
Orla Murphy’s ‘spellbinding’ Remember To Breathe is concluding its Irish tour with a stint at the Watergate Theatre Kilkenny. Find out about the show here.
If you’ve ever planned on running a marathon, first-timer Alan Butler has some sage words of advice when it comes to the training and preparation involved. Bonus if you’re fundraising.
If you’re in the mood for comedy in Kilkenny, Niamh Moroney’s ‘PULLED’ is brash, brazen, and brimming with it. Runs in Set Theatre 29 September – 1 October.
Knitting is all the rage these days and one man in the know is Willie Cameron, one of the organisers of the inaugural Loch Ness Knit Fest.
KATS Theatre Group present Roddy Doyle’s ‘War’ at the Watergate Theatre. Let’s just cut to the chase – it’s brilliant.
Fifteen photos from the mix between Kilkenny and Monkstown in the opening fixture of the 2016/17 Leinster League Division 1A on 17 September 2016.
Croan Cottages hosts Steve Lamb and Tim Maddams in September for A Taste of River Cottage – a two-day residential course covering everything from wood-fired techniques to foraging and beyond
One of Ireland’s finest performers, Eleanor McEvoy, has collaborated with artist Chris Gollon to produce the Naked Music songbook, and it’s a cracker.
There’s a packed Culture Night programme set for Kilkenny in 2016 with Butler Gallery hosting a feast of events for children and adults alike.