Founded by siblings John and Eileen Power in September 2017. The Beara distillery is a family-run micro distillery based in the remote location of the Beara Peninsula, West Cork.
Cork based distillers of a small batch Irish Milk Gin, Bertha's Revenge. The gin is distilled on the Ballyvolane House estate where a field to fork philosophy is at the heart of their culinary enterprise.
Close to the fishing town of Castletownbere (home to much of our Atlantic deep-water fishing fleet), the Woodcock Smokery has been producing award winning smoked salmon, mackerel, herring, tuna, haddock and pollock using both hot and cold-smoking techniques. Owner and chief smoker Sally Barnes sees her delicious fish travel to the four corners of the world. And you can order online.
Bluebell Falls is a traditional artisan family business, run by Victor and Breda O'Sullivan since 2003. A multi award-winning cheese manufacturer, found just outside Charleville in North Cork, their goats graze freely on the farm and enjoy lush grass, wild herbs and bushy shrubs.
A unique festival for Ireland, set in the charming setting of the famous foodie paradise, Ballymaloe House. Litfest is a food and drinks literacy festival, a weekend filled with inspirational stories, great writing, intriguing discussions, great speakers, music and dancing. It’s a place for foodies from all over the world to come together, share ideas, get inspired and celebrate their passions. A celebration of fine writing on the finest food and drink but also much more – the organisers say food literacy is “about understanding where the food you eat comes from, who produces it and if it is good for you”.
The city’s first five-star hotel, close by the University, offers fine-dining in its Orchid Resturant & Perrots Garden Bistro – gourmet food in the beautiful surroundings of a heritage house and estate once owned by one of Cork’s leading Merchant families.