Des Bishop got to grips with a Lamborghini Huracan today, along with five-year-old Harrison Clark, five-year-old Belle Walshe and Cannonball founder Alan Bannon to announce that the Irish Cancer Society will be the official charity partner for Cannonball 2019.
Always something of a trailblazer, The Franciscan Well brewery continues in this vein by hosting Fem-Ale Fest (August 10-11), Ireland’s very first festival dedicated to celebrating the women of Irish brewing, with over 15 participating breweries and a full programme of speakers, panel discussions and entertainment along with gallons of great beer.
TV chef Rachel Allen is to close her first restaurant for a €1m casual dining reinvention. Rachel’s, on Cork’s Washington St, which opened in March 2017, will close on August 8 for the eight-week revamp.
He shall cover it in more detail next week but The Menu can hardly contain himself at the prospect of the imminent Taste of West Cork food festival (September 9-18) with over 170 events taking place in 32 towns and villages and eight islands across the West Cork region.