A Michelin guide to the countryside
Janine Kennedy
Three new Michelin restaurants were announced for Ireland at the 2024 ceremony on 5 February – and two of the three restaurants are in rural Ireland, writes Janine Kennedy.
31 January 2024 News
New CROPREVIVE project combines plant science with archaeobotany
University College Dublin researchers Meriel McClatchie and Sónia Negrão are comparing past and present Irish crops to help create a sustainable path to a food secure future, writes Janine Kennedy.
10 January 2024 News
Award-winning Cork businesswoman is on 'sweet street'
For years, Claire Keane operated a successful Irish baked goods business in the United States. Now, she is back home and winning awards and hearts with her sweet product line, writes Janine Kennedy.
Eating like a European
In an effort to eat more fruit and vegetables in our daily lives, we can take some inspiration from our European neighbours, writes Dee Laffan
3 January 2024 News
Neven Maguire: 'it's been 15 years but our core values have never changed'
While the Irish Farmers Journal celebrates 75 years, Neven Maguire celebrates 15 as the food columnist for Irish Country Living.
27 December 2023 Neven
Myrtle Allen and her Irish Farmers Journal legacy
Myrtle Allen’s cookery columns in the Irish Farmers Journal blazed a trail for food writing in Ireland.
27 December 2023 Features
Game of life: chef Robbie McCauley on food, farming, family and wild game
This small but mighty restaurant in rural Co Clare is offering exciting high end food experiences in a decidedly relaxed atmosphere, writes Janine Kennedy.
13 December 2023 News
Add a little extra zing to your food shelf for Christmas
Taking a look at some recent food news happening around the country.
22 November 2023 News
Health: enjoy the heather honey while it lasts
Heather honey ‘buzzing with health benefits’, says beekeeper Willie O’Byrne
15 November 2023 Features
Author Cecily Gilligan: ‘I love the stories of Ireland long ago'
Cecily Gilligan has been researching the rich world of Irish folk medicine for almost forty years, interviewing people around the country who possess these mystical cures.
15 November 2023 Features
Grapevine: This Co Dublin farmer has set the standard for Irish viticulture
Irish wine from Irish grown grapes? David Llewellyn has achieved what many have often felt to be impossible with his line of Lusca wines. Janine Kennedy chats with the Co Dublin winemaker.
8 November 2023 News
Margaret Leahy: food waste simply can't be ignored anymore
Imagine coming home from grocery shopping and when you’ve put all the bags on the counter, you took a quarter of all the food and put it in the bin, writes Margaret Leahy.
1 November 2023 Features