SUPERVALU Clonakilty was delighted to attend the 23rd annual Edward Dillon & Santa Rita Estates SuperValu Off Licence of the Year Awards which took place recently.
MACRA na Feirme, the Irish young farmers and rural youth organisation, and Ornua representatives visited Ornua Deutschland, the home of Irish dairy in Germany recently. Carbery Macra members John O’Driscoll, Padraig O’Driscoll and Eileen Hurley joined Ornua and Macra representatives to visit the Ornua Deutschland manufacturing and packaging plant in Neukirchen-Vluyn.
WARM your rebel heart this Christmas with a pint of Murphy’s Nollaig Brew – a limited edition 4% ABV seasonal stout with a hint of cinnamon. Available during November and December in a number of Cork pubs, it’s the perfect way to unwind during the Festive Season. The seasonally flavoured brew is a ‘once-off’ variation of the classic Murphy’s Stout, keeping the characteristically smooth Murphy’s flavour of coffee and toffee, but adding a seasonal hint of cinnamon.
WAYNE Lloyd Hair founder and owner, Wayne Lloyd, along with stylists, Ciara Dorrington and Ciaran O’Sullivan, were amongst the winners and highly commended at the coveted ALFAPARF Fantastic Hairdresser Awards, attended by Ireland’s leading hair stylists at the Double Tree Hotel By Hilton in Dublin on November 1st.
KERRY County Council has issued a new set of draft by-laws on possible locations for casual trading in Kenmare. Two options have been set forth to regulate casual trading in the area of the Town Square and the Town Park where casual trading is currently taking place.
FIVE popular Cork pubs, Four in West Cork, have secured listings in the 2016 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. They are Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale) and Cronin’s (Crosshaven).
THE island co-op on Cape Clear (Comharchumann Cléire Teo) has lodged a planning application to construct a new whiskey distillery and visitor centre on the island.
Kinsale restaurant Bastion has been awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2016 just published. Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments that offer good food at affordable prices of €40 or less for a three-course meal.
THE 12th annual A Taste of West Cork Food Festival has been deemed an outstanding success with participants and visitors alike singing the praises of the owners of restaurants, bars and venues who pulled out all the stops to create a food showcase to be proud of in the 32 towns and villages (and eight islands) participating.
A Taste of West Cork Food Festival gets underway this weekend while shortlist of Belling West Cork Artisan Food Awards finalists announced. All roads will hopefully lead to West Cork this weekend as 32 towns and villages and eight islands are primed and ready to showcase their fabulous offerings in food (produce and expertise), events, craft and history – all as part of the 12th annual “A Taste of West