Wine: mindful summer sips
Ciara Leahy
Whether its large-scale operations or small family boutiques, sustainable practises are helping to elevate the wine experience worldwide, writes Ciara Leahy.
29 March 2023 News
Perfect wine pairings for your Easter feast
From weekend curries to Sunday roasts and savouring that special Easter egg, Ciara Leahy picks nine perfect pairing wines.
30 November 2022 News
A wine for every Christmas occasion
From parties to cheeseboards and the main event -the Christmas dinner, Ciara Leahy has selected some smashing wines for your festive celebrations.
Neven Entertaining at Home: Pinot Noir and Duck a classic combination
Duck and Pinot Noir are a classic pairing and Ciara Leahy has selected two Pinots with a bit more body to work with the flavours of this dish.
5 October 2022 Neven
Consumer information stands at the Ploughing
There is a lot of talk at the Ploughing so if you take the time to listen, you could walk away from this year’s event with some very valuable information. Ciara Leahy and Gary McLaughlin report.
18 September 2022 Ploughing
Top consumer stands to visit at the Ploughing
With such a selection of stands at the Ploughing, it can be hard to know where to visit. Here are some of our top picks.
17 September 2022 Ploughing
Local enterprise village a hub of activity for Ireland’s small businesses
With over 30 small businesses exhibiting in the local enterprise village, it promises to be a hub of innovation. Ciara Leahy reports.
16 September 2022 Ploughing
Money management tips to improve your finances
As well as getting solid money advice, there are lots of competitions and fun activities taking place at the finance stands including the opportunity to win a Honda quad.
15 September 2022 Ploughing
Traditional Irish baking with modern twists by Graham Herterich
Graham Herterich puts his own slant on curnie cakes, and adds in a batch of suggested variations.
7 September 2022 Recipes
Entertaining at Home: wines that soak in the Spanish sun
Neven Maguire is serving some sensational Spanish tapas and Ciara Leahy is staying local to these dishes for her wine pairings with Albarino and Rosado.
7 September 2022 Neven
Cover feature- the cupcake bloke
Traditional Irish baking is creatively fused with modern Irish influences in Graham Herterich’s first cookery book, ‘Bake’, writes Ciara Leahy.
7 September 2022 Features
Consumer: switching current accounts
Ulster Bank and KBC customers will have to move their current account in the coming months. However, all consumers should be aware of the best rates on the market, to ensure you’re with the right bank
24 August 2022 Consumer