The Irish foods we loved in 2022
Janine Kennedy
The diversity of the Irish food scene is showing its true colours with this round-up of Irish Country Living’s favourite Irish food products.
30 November 2022 Recipes
The Producer’s Plate: upping your holiday brunch game with Killarney Urban Farm
Cafe du Parc in Killarney shares this inventive holiday brunch menu featuring ingredients from their own partner producer, Killarney Urban Farm.
30 November 2022 News
Gifts for the food lover in your life
Ditch the go-to cookbooks and discover some of these creative, culinary-inspired gifts. Any food lover would be happy to find these under the tree! Janine Kennedy writes
The perfect cuppa for your holiday brunch
When it comes to festive brunches, these Irish coffee roasteries have created the perfect accompaniment, writes Janine Kennedy.
30 November 2022 News
Northern Irish ice cream producers heading south with InterTradeIreland grant
Draynes Farm in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, have been dairying since the 1930s and - up to now - their business has grown organically, writes Janine Kennedy.
30 November 2022 Consumer
Vermouth - a unique product on Valentia Island
Valentia Island Vermouth is more than a unique spirit - its story is deeply entangled in the lives of its co-founders, Orla and Anna Snook-O'Carroll.
23 November 2022 News
The food service trends Irish farms and businesses need to know about
Ireland’s post-pandemic dining patterns are complex and food service operators face unprecedented challenges – how can they provide what diners want in the current climate? Janine Kennedy writes.
9 November 2022 News
Women & Agriculture: Aisling Flanagan of Velvet Cloud on operating costs
In the lead-up to our annual Women and Agriculture Conference, Janine Kennedy speaks with Aisling Flanagan, who owns and operates ag-food business Velvet Cloud and will be a panellist at the event .
5 October 2022 Speakers
BiaSol- the innovative food business dreamed up by Athlone-based siblings
Siblings Niamh and Ruairi Dooley couldn't be more different - but when it comes to business, their differences have been their greatest strength writes Janine Kennedy.
13 July 2022 Features
Farmer Time calls for more farmer participants
The Airfield Estate initiative links school children with Irish farmers to help educate them about food production – but the farmers say they learn a lot, too. Janine Kennedy writes.
29 June 2022 Education
Holidaying at home: finding our way through Wicklow
It's been over a decade since Janine Kennedy visited the garden county of Ireland - after a wonderful trip, she wonders why it took so long to return.
29 June 2022 Travel
Nutorious Nutrition serves up some sweet and healthy snacks
The Co Wexford athlete has traded her camogie jersey for chef whites with her new line of sweet (and good for you) treats to satisfy and fuel, writes Janine Kennedy.
22 June 2022 News