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Breakfast Morning to Focus on Distribution for Food Businesses in West Cork

Distribution challenges and opportunities for food businesses in West Cork will be the topic of discussion at a breakfast morning hosted by the West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP) in the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery on Tuesday the 9th September. The WCDP is delighted to welcome James Burke, Ireland’s leading Food Consultant and Retail Advisor to speak at the event.   The WCDP has commissioned James to conduct a “Review of

Pandora’s Closet – Festival Fun

Summer is in full swing and festival lovers all across Ireland are migrating to Marley Park, Westport and our own Marquee which has had some great acts from Dolly Parton to Paulo Nutini. Getting that perfect mix of Boho but Comfy is harder than you think-here’s what I wore to Lana Del Ray! The trick is a baggy/flowy dress teamed with Hunters/Cowboy boots and an armful of bangles to make

New Course for West Cork aims to address unemployment and support the food industry.

National Learning Network West Cork, in partnership with Cork Education & Training Board, the Department of Social Protection, West Cork Development Partnership and Cork County Council are delighted to announce a new Local Training Initiative for the West Cork area. West Cork has long been known for its high quality food products from cheese to shellfish and salami to yogurt. The year long City & Guilds Diploma in Food Industry

Festival celebrates the best of West Cork Beef and all in a good cause

BANDON is gearing up for a celebration of Irish Angus beef at the end of the month with the launch of the Chapel Steps “West Cork Angus Beef Festival” which will take place from Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th June. The festival is a celebration of traditional West Cork food with a twist, as Michelin recommended head chef Kevin O’Regan will turn back the clock to demonstrate how once loved

West Cork must embrace “gastro-tourism” before it’s too late warns top food writer

ONE of Ireland’s top food writers has warned the hospitality industry in West Cork that it must embrace the “gastro-tourism” revolution or face an ever-declining share of the food tourism market.   Joe McNamee delivered the stark warning to restaurateurs at a recent meeting hosted by A Taste of West Cork in Skibbereen.   Mr McNamee is the lead food writer for the Irish Examiner and contributes to a wide