Food Culture

Irish Book Retailers Selling Online

In these days of ‘lockdown’, many of us are looking for ways to fill our time. Reading is one of the great pleasures for many of us but the question is how to get access to books as bookshops are currently closed.  I had planned to do a blog on the best bookshops in Ireland […]

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Restaurants in Cork offering Eat at Home

Restaurants in Cork city and county are re-opening, in a different way with Dine at Home menus. All operate on a booking system for food with a time slot for collection.  By supporting the local restaurants you are also supporting the producers of the area. Sage in Midelton is one of the restaurants offering some […]

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Food Producers who Deliver in Cork during COVID-19

Food Producers in Cork support Customers during Covid-19 During the COVID-19 Virus pandemic, farmers are still working and small artisan producers are still turning the raw ingredients into great food.  Farmers and producers are doing their best get products to consumers using a variety of methods such as: An online shop with local or nationwide delivery. […]

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Fuchsia in West Cork

Buying and Delivery of Garden Plants in Cork.

The Covid-19  travel restrictions have affected all of us and we at ActivityDays.ie  have got back to gardening in a big way. We have weeded the flower beds, pruned the fruit bushes, enriched the soil and moved plants. Whether you have a garden or a balcony you probably want to get growing – it’s a […]

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Best Pubs in Ireland – No 1 Munster

Ireland is famous for its pubs and there is a great range of places to visit. Some brewers and distilleries have been around for centuries; Guinness Brewery and the Jameson Experience in Dublin are among the best known. Many small artisan breweries and distilleries have opened up in the past 10 years. We have divided […]

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Cork- A Food Map

 A Food Map of the Wild Atlantic Way – Cork no. 1 This is the first of a series of Food Maps of places to eat along the Wild Atlantic Way, with details of Restaurants, Lunch stops, cafes, Food Shacks, Vegetarian options and Food Trails. Cork has many great places to eat in Cork city […]

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The Old Butter Roads Food Festival

The Old Butter Roads Food Festival The Old Butter Roads Food Festival takes place in North Cork each May bringing together the producers, eateries, visitor attractions and accommodation providers of the area. The region in Cork, Ireland has a distinct food heritage and culture. At its centre is a history of 250 years of butter, […]

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Best Food Markets around the World

Foodie Cities around the World Having Travelled around the world in the past 20 years there is always a go to artisan food destination for each city. I was quite surprised at a recent article on the foods and cities listed so decided to come up with my own listing! These are some of the […]

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Best local Food Festivals In Ireland 2019

Best local Food Festivals In Ireland 2019 Ireland is the home of great food and we take for granted that much of our food is locally grown. We love our fresh food, be it fish, meat, drinks or cheese and dairy products. The Festivals listed below are my favourite annual food events using fresh locally […]

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The Food of Cork

Is Cork the Food Capital of Ireland?

Is Cork the Food Capital of Ireland Planning on visiting Ireland at some stage and are interested in food- who isn’t! Well if you are a foodie you must visit Cork – home of Irelands Artisan foods. On a recent visit to Ireland King Willem- Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited Cork. They took […]

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