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Recipe for success as Kinsale set to star on “Small Screen” in Canada

IMAGES of Kinsale and Cork will be beamed into the homes of some 1.5 million Canadians in 2015. A TV crew is filming in Ireland right now for a popular cooking show called Gourmet Escapes, which airs on the Travel + Escape network in Canada. Hosted by celebrity Canadian chef Gerardo D’amore, the premise of Gourmet Escapes is simple – the chef travels to an interesting destination, where he is

A Dash of Elegance at the Celtic Ross Hotel

THE Celtic Ross Hotel presented a delectable buffet of finger-sized sandwiches followed by scones and an assortment of cakes and pastries, at the launch of its Afternoon Tea, on Saturday 8 November.   People came from all corners of West Cork and thoroughly enjoyed the launch event. Ladies from the Cobh Animation Team, who base their dress on the Late Edwardian Period, the era of the Titanic, added a dash

Jack & Jill Foundation launch Little Ones appeal

MasterChef presenter Nick Munier with Orlaith O’Sullivan from Montforts College at the launch of The Little Ones Appeal 2014 at The River Lee Hotel, Cork. The Jack & Jill Foundation are calling on restaurants nationwide to participate in the Little Ones scheme throughout November and December whereby diners are encouraged to add a voluntary donation of just €1 to their bill at the end of their meal. Picture: Emma Jervis

The Flour of Macroom cookbook launched

THE Macroom Youthreach Centre for Education launched their cookbook The Flour of Macroom at the launch night of the Macroom Food Festival in the Riverside Park Hotel recently. The cookbook was devised by students as part of their enterprise project and includes recipes contributed by students as well as community chefs. Local businesses kindly contributed tasty recipes for readers to enjoy as it was all in aid of a very

Showtime for West Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way in Belgium

SOME 750,000 Belgians are tuning in to West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way on one of the country’s most popular weekly travel shows, called Vlaanderen Vakantieland meaning “Flanders on Holiday”. Tourism Ireland invited VRT – a national Belgian TV network – to film along the Wild Atlantic Way this summer. The crew captured footage for four different episodes – which are airing this month in Belgium and are being

Launch of The Flour of Macroom cookbook

THE Macroom Youthreach Centre for Education launched their cookbook The Flour of Macroom at the launch night of the Macroom Food Festival in the Riverside Park Hotel recently. The cookbook was devised by students as part of their enterprise project and includes recipes contributed by students as well as community chefs. Local businesses kindly contributed tasty recipes for readers to enjoy as it was all in aid of a very