Person: Ella McSweeney
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Any fundraising initiative supporting the ISPCC and Childline will always have The Menu’s support but one that introduces a spot of baking to the equation is especially commendable.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
The Irish Film Institute has teamed up with the Science Gallery Dublin to present a series called Futures Past - taking classic sci-fi films and examining how they spoke about their present and reached forward to the future.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Terra Nova Gardens, Dromin, Kilmallock, Co Limerick, are having their last open day of 2015 on Sunday, August 30, from 2pm to 6pm.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Joanna Blythman, Alys Fowler, Mark Diacono and other top names in the food and gardening world are lined up for GIY Grow Fest in Waterford, from September 11 to 13.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
The promotion of local maritime activity as part of the Ocean to City: Cork Harbour Festival (May 30-June 6) is heartening, with one event especially catching The Menu’s attention, Boats & Bites: Boating & Seafood Tasters (June 3, 6pm-8.30pm).
Fri, 22 May, 2015
ELLA McSWEENEY refuses to let a high-profile career dictate her size.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Despite the summer stretch in the day, The Menu feels nothing short of a turbo-booster for the bould Neidín will enable him to attend every last one of an ever-increasing proliferation of food festivals around this glorious island.
Sun, 18 May, 2014
A tiny Irish cow is set to enter the record books as the smallest in the world. Ella, a Dexter cow from Sligo, stands at 31 inches — two inches shorter than the previous record holder, Swallow, from England.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
After nearly a year of ‘Gatherings’ up, down, and around the country, it’s hard to believe the original Gathering is only a week away.
Sun, 08 Sep, 2013
A MONTH after the Literary Festival of Food and Wine at Ballymaloe we’re still getting excited feedback and thank you cards in response to the event, from both participants and those who came along over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2013
Forget about the wild life in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. This June bank holiday weekend, it’s all about the wild flowers — among other blossoms — at the annual Bloom Festival.
Thu, 30 May, 2013
Barack Obama’s pastry chef and the co-founder of the world’s best restaurant are among a galaxy of global culinary giants on the menu for a major national festival next month.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013
Cork members won all three prizes at this year’s Macra na Feirme/Bank of Ireland National Leadership Awards, recognising their leadership skills within their clubs and the wider community.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
The overall winner of the Agricultural Journalism Awards 2012 is Caitriona Murphy of Farming Independent, who was presented with The Bull bronze trophy at an awards ceremony in AIB Bankcentre, Ballsbridge.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
Ear To The Ground returns for a 20th series, Thursday on RTÉ One. Presenters are Helen Carroll, Darragh McCullough and Ella McSweeney.
Sun, 21 Oct, 2012
Artisan food companies in Cork and Kerry are joining forces to promote their wares and build on current employment levels.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2012
On the face of it, the phenomenon of social media doesn’t seem to have caught on in the farming world to the extent that it appears to have done in other industries and social sub-groups. But there is some evidence that that may be about to change.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
FOR anybody involved in the food industry, a major event being held in Cork tonight is certainly not one to miss.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
A MOUTH-WATERING networking event will be served up to the people of Cork next week.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2011
WE HAD a terrific day last Saturday as the winners of the Slow Food Grandmothers Day Irish Examiner Competition — six grandchildren, four grannies and a couple of mums — arrived to enjoy their prize, a day at the Ballymaloe Cookery School and Gardens.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
THE Stars Go Racing episode in which my apprentice Alan Quinlan and I were involved in a battle with Mick Halford and Ella McSweeney, was aired this week and we all got a little over-excited when Dundrum, ridden by Kate, won. I have to say I’m delighted with how it all went. It was a great experience and Alan has been a great sport.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
ALL season Ger Lyons had been hoping to win a Pattern race with Future Generation and his wish came through last night when the filly made most to land the Group 3 Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2011
RTE’s new six-part reality series, in association with Horse Racing Ireland, comes to air on RTE One next Wednesday, July 20, at 8.30pm.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2011
RECORD-BREAKING visitor numbers and international food writers and experts turned up at the weekend for the fourth annual Waterford Festival of Food.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2011
A PARADE of pigs will get the fourth annual Waterford Festival of Food under way today with cooks, experts and foodies set to descend on the region for the weekend.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
AN economic boost worth over €1 million is set to be pumped into the south-east in the coming days with this year’s edition of the Waterford Festival of Food.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
A NEW batch of students have just arrived from far and wide to start the January 12 week cooking course.
Sat, 22 Jan, 2011