It's all down to dad: Irish businesses who are keeping things in the family
Janine Kennedy
Celebrating Father’s Day, three Irish businesses who are keeping it in the family talk about following in their father’s footsteps, writes Janine Kennedy and Ciara Leahy
29 May 2024 News
Spilling the tea with Maitre D'
What is the cost of recognition for rural Irish food businesses? And can something be too well made? Maitre D' shares her thoughts.
29 May 2024 Recipes
Cream of the crop: make 2024 the summer of Irish artisan cheese
This summer, let them eat cheese with these recipes from the Irish Country Living Food test kitchen. Photographer: Philip Doyle
From soil to seed: is rapeseed the Irish equivalent to extra virgin olive oil?
As GPs and dieticians encourage the consumption of more "good fats" in our diet, Irish rapeseed oil is rankly highly, writes Janine Kennedy.
22 May 2024 News
Our daily bread: should Ireland grow more grain for human consumption?
With overall tillage area declining and changing weather patterns affecting crops, many believe we should be focusing on becoming self-sufficient in producing milling grain, writes Janine Kennedy.
15 May 2024 News
40 years of Irish farmhouse cheese celebrated at 2024 Irish Cheese Awards
The 2024 Irish Cheese Awards celebrated how far the Irish farmhouse cheese industry has come; highlighting innovative entrants alongside original trailblazers, writes Janine Kennedy.
1 May 2024 News
Spilling the tea with Maitre D'
The Maitre D' is back with more Irish food goss and goings-on around the country.
24 April 2024 News
PGI Grass-Fed Beef: putting Irish beef on the European map
Obtaining protected geographical indication (PGI) status for grass-fed Irish beef was a whole-island collaboration. Janine Kennedy chats to some of the people behind the effort.
17 April 2024 News
Health special: food as medicine?
The idea of ‘food as medicine’ can include an element of pseudo-science, but research is proving that some foods do, in fact, have the power to heal, writes Janine Kennedy.
10 April 2024 News
Discover the new food innovation hub in Athenry, Co Galway
BIA Innovation Campus was created to help anyone at any stage of their food business journey – supporting food entrepreneurs, from product development to scaling for export, writes Janine Kennedy.
3 April 2024 News
Spilling the tea with Maître D’
What’s happening in food around the country? Our Maître D’ has all the goss.
27 March 2024 News
Does Ireland have a viable future in sustainable aquaculture?
Despite the many challenges the Irish aquaculture industry has faced over the years, there are many working to ensure it has a bright and sustainable future, writes Janine Kennedy.
20 March 2024 News