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Discover Ireland through the lens of local food and drink. Everywhere within our Collection is visited by our Team to ensure you of the highest standards and sustainable commitment to Irish produce. We are passionate about sharing the rich cultural treasures and timeless culinary traditions of our island, connecting you with local people, through authentic food and drink experiences.

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Destination Spotlight

Cork

Cork Location in Ireland

Corks reputation as a world-class dining destination rests heavily on its heritage and history. Lapped by clear waters and surrounded by rich agricultural lands, the medieval city was shaped by its natural larder as much as its strategic location.

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BEHIND THE FOOD

Darina Allen
Darina Allen
Darina Allen is synonymous with Irish food and cooking and is the co-founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. Over her decades-long career as one of Ireland’s leading chefs, Darina has championed Ireland’s local and seasonal produce, helping to bring its attention to the world stage.
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Meat Preparation Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Dough
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens

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Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan’s passion for Irish fish and seafood can be seen and tasted in each and every dish that is served at his popular Fishy Fishy Restaurant, located in the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, West Cork. Here Martin only features the very best fish and seafood, sourced from local fishermen from which he has a great working relationship.
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Declan Ryan
Declan Ryan
One of Ireland’s top bakers and chefs, Declan Ryan is famous for being awarded Ireland’s very first Michelin Star in his previous business, Arbutus Lodge. Declan’s long and illustrious career in the Irish food scene also includes his wholesale bakery, Ryan’s Arbutus Breads, located just outside Cork City.
  • Ryan Arbutus Bread
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  • Arbutus Bread 1
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Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons runs a multi-generational family farm in East Ferry, Cork. The farm is well known for producing top-quality free-range chicken and eggs, duck, geese and turkey. Robert uses traditional farming methods, in which his brood of poultry has a full run of the farm. Housed in mobile units, the poultry can move freely from the housing units to the lush pasture of the farm.
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm

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The Buckley Family
The Buckley Family
The Castle Hotel is a 56 bedroomed hotel in the market town of Macroom in West Cork has been run by the Buckley family for generations. Cousins Jack and Rory Buckley are the newest generations to come on board. While Rory manages the front of house, making sure the customer experience is at its best, Jack can be found running the exceptional food offering.
  • Castle Hotel Macroom
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Dan Buckley Bar

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Darina Allen
Darina Allen
Darina Allen is synonymous with Irish food and cooking and is the co-founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. Over her decades-long career as one of Ireland’s leading chefs, Darina has championed Ireland’s local and seasonal produce, helping to bring its attention to the world stage.
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Meat Preparation Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Dough
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens

Find Out More

Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan’s passion for Irish fish and seafood can be seen and tasted in each and every dish that is served at his popular Fishy Fishy Restaurant, located in the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, West Cork. Here Martin only features the very best fish and seafood, sourced from local fishermen from which he has a great working relationship.
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant

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Declan Ryan
Declan Ryan
One of Ireland’s top bakers and chefs, Declan Ryan is famous for being awarded Ireland’s very first Michelin Star in his previous business, Arbutus Lodge. Declan’s long and illustrious career in the Irish food scene also includes his wholesale bakery, Ryan’s Arbutus Breads, located just outside Cork City.
  • Ryan Arbutus Bread
  • arbutus bread
  • Arbutus Bread 1
  • arbutus bread

 Find Out More

Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons runs a multi-generational family farm in East Ferry, Cork. The farm is well known for producing top-quality free-range chicken and eggs, duck, geese and turkey. Robert uses traditional farming methods, in which his brood of poultry has a full run of the farm. Housed in mobile units, the poultry can move freely from the housing units to the lush pasture of the farm.
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm

Find Out More

The Buckley Family
The Buckley Family
The Castle Hotel is a 56 bedroomed hotel in the market town of Macroom in West Cork has been run by the Buckley family for generations. Cousins Jack and Rory Buckley are the newest generations to come on board. While Rory manages the front of house, making sure the customer experience is at its best, Jack can be found running the exceptional food offering.
  • Castle Hotel Macroom
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Dan Buckley Bar

Find Out More

Darina Allen
Darina Allen
Darina Allen is synonymous with Irish food and cooking and is the co-founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. Over her decades-long career as one of Ireland’s leading chefs, Darina has championed Ireland’s local and seasonal produce, helping to bring its attention to the world stage.
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Meat Preparation Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Dough
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens

Find Out More

Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan’s passion for Irish fish and seafood can be seen and tasted in each and every dish that is served at his popular Fishy Fishy Restaurant, located in the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, West Cork. Here Martin only features the very best fish and seafood, sourced from local fishermen from which he has a great working relationship.
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant

Find Out More

Declan Ryan
Declan Ryan
One of Ireland’s top bakers and chefs, Declan Ryan is famous for being awarded Ireland’s very first Michelin Star in his previous business, Arbutus Lodge. Declan’s long and illustrious career in the Irish food scene also includes his wholesale bakery, Ryan’s Arbutus Breads, located just outside Cork City.
  • Ryan Arbutus Bread
  • arbutus bread
  • Arbutus Bread 1
  • arbutus bread

 Find Out More

Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons runs a multi-generational family farm in East Ferry, Cork. The farm is well known for producing top-quality free-range chicken and eggs, duck, geese and turkey. Robert uses traditional farming methods, in which his brood of poultry has a full run of the farm. Housed in mobile units, the poultry can move freely from the housing units to the lush pasture of the farm.
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm

Find Out More

The Buckley Family
The Buckley Family
The Castle Hotel is a 56 bedroomed hotel in the market town of Macroom in West Cork has been run by the Buckley family for generations. Cousins Jack and Rory Buckley are the newest generations to come on board. While Rory manages the front of house, making sure the customer experience is at its best, Jack can be found running the exceptional food offering.
  • Castle Hotel Macroom
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Dan Buckley Bar

Find Out More

Darina Allen
Darina Allen
Darina Allen is synonymous with Irish food and cooking and is the co-founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. Over her decades-long career as one of Ireland’s leading chefs, Darina has championed Ireland’s local and seasonal produce, helping to bring its attention to the world stage.
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Meat Preparation Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Dough
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens

Find Out More

Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan’s passion for Irish fish and seafood can be seen and tasted in each and every dish that is served at his popular Fishy Fishy Restaurant, located in the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, West Cork. Here Martin only features the very best fish and seafood, sourced from local fishermen from which he has a great working relationship.
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant

Find Out More

Declan Ryan
Declan Ryan
One of Ireland’s top bakers and chefs, Declan Ryan is famous for being awarded Ireland’s very first Michelin Star in his previous business, Arbutus Lodge. Declan’s long and illustrious career in the Irish food scene also includes his wholesale bakery, Ryan’s Arbutus Breads, located just outside Cork City.
  • Ryan Arbutus Bread
  • arbutus bread
  • Arbutus Bread 1
  • arbutus bread

 Find Out More

Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons runs a multi-generational family farm in East Ferry, Cork. The farm is well known for producing top-quality free-range chicken and eggs, duck, geese and turkey. Robert uses traditional farming methods, in which his brood of poultry has a full run of the farm. Housed in mobile units, the poultry can move freely from the housing units to the lush pasture of the farm.
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm

Find Out More

The Buckley Family
The Buckley Family
The Castle Hotel is a 56 bedroomed hotel in the market town of Macroom in West Cork has been run by the Buckley family for generations. Cousins Jack and Rory Buckley are the newest generations to come on board. While Rory manages the front of house, making sure the customer experience is at its best, Jack can be found running the exceptional food offering.
  • Castle Hotel Macroom
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Dan Buckley Bar

Find Out More

Darina Allen
Darina Allen
Darina Allen is synonymous with Irish food and cooking and is the co-founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. Over her decades-long career as one of Ireland’s leading chefs, Darina has championed Ireland’s local and seasonal produce, helping to bring its attention to the world stage.
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Meat Preparation Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Dough
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens

Find Out More

Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan
Martin Shanahan’s passion for Irish fish and seafood can be seen and tasted in each and every dish that is served at his popular Fishy Fishy Restaurant, located in the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, West Cork. Here Martin only features the very best fish and seafood, sourced from local fishermen from which he has a great working relationship.
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant
  • fishy fishy restaurant

Find Out More

Declan Ryan
Declan Ryan
One of Ireland’s top bakers and chefs, Declan Ryan is famous for being awarded Ireland’s very first Michelin Star in his previous business, Arbutus Lodge. Declan’s long and illustrious career in the Irish food scene also includes his wholesale bakery, Ryan’s Arbutus Breads, located just outside Cork City.
  • Ryan Arbutus Bread
  • arbutus bread
  • Arbutus Bread 1
  • arbutus bread

 Find Out More

Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons runs a multi-generational family farm in East Ferry, Cork. The farm is well known for producing top-quality free-range chicken and eggs, duck, geese and turkey. Robert uses traditional farming methods, in which his brood of poultry has a full run of the farm. Housed in mobile units, the poultry can move freely from the housing units to the lush pasture of the farm.
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm
  • East Ferry Farm

Find Out More

The Buckley Family
The Buckley Family
The Castle Hotel is a 56 bedroomed hotel in the market town of Macroom in West Cork has been run by the Buckley family for generations. Cousins Jack and Rory Buckley are the newest generations to come on board. While Rory manages the front of house, making sure the customer experience is at its best, Jack can be found running the exceptional food offering.
  • Castle Hotel Macroom
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Food
  • Castle Hotel Macroom Dan Buckley Bar

Find Out More

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    Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa is a relaxed, seaside hotel with light-filled rooms and loads of leisure facilities, including a luxury spa. The hotel also has two terrific restaurants as well as two wondrous wine cellars making Kelly’s the…
  • Carrygerry Country House

    The welcome is warm and the food delicious at Carrygerry House, the lovely home of Gillian and Niall Ennis, in Co. Clare along the west coast of Ireland. The elegant house, dating back to 1793, has large gardens, period furnishings and views of the River…
  • Ballymaloe House

    Myrtle Allen was a real culinary heroine without whom the food culture of Ireland would not be the way it is today. And Ballymaloe Country House – the elegant, East Cork country home she shared with husband and their children – is where it…

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  • Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa

    Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa is a relaxed, seaside hotel with light-filled rooms and loads of leisure facilities, including a luxury spa. The hotel also has two terrific restaurants as well as two wondrous wine cellars making Kelly’s the…
  • Carrygerry Country House

    The welcome is warm and the food delicious at Carrygerry House, the lovely home of Gillian and Niall Ennis, in Co. Clare along the west coast of Ireland. The elegant house, dating back to 1793, has large gardens, period furnishings and views of the River…
  • Ballymaloe House

    Myrtle Allen was a real culinary heroine without whom the food culture of Ireland would not be the way it is today. And Ballymaloe Country House – the elegant, East Cork country home she shared with husband and their children – is where it…

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  • Ballymaloe Cookery School, Shop & Cafe

    Cork’s Ballymaloe Cookery School needs little introduction. The school is headed up by Darina Allen, who is passionate about Ireland’s produce and is an all-round warrior for the country’s local producers. The school is internationally…
  • Dublin Cookery School

    This is a full-on school with a lively programme dedicated to sending students out into the cookery world with self-confidence and skill. Local produce is a highlight, but students are also introduced on all courses to the delights of food from all across…
  • Port 2 Door

    Fresh locally caught fish is brought to your doorstep with Port 2 Door. This family business has been supplying fresh fish and seafood to the local Donegal region for over 20 years and is now offering a nationwide delivery service for those living further…

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  • Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants

    Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants produces 100% natural cold-pressed pure juice with no added sugar, made from homegrown Irish blackcurrants at Ballykelly Farm, Co Wexford.
  • The Burren Smokehouse & Visitor Centre

    This highly acclaimed, award-winning traditional smokehouse owned by Peter and Birgitta Curtin is located in the Clare village of Lisdoonvarna, close to the Cliffs of Moher. The smokehouse produces superb smoked salmon, trout and locally caught mackerel….
  • Port 2 Door

    Fresh locally caught fish is brought to your doorstep with Port 2 Door. This family business has been supplying fresh fish and seafood to the local Donegal region for over 20 years and is now offering a nationwide delivery service for those living further…

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