Entries by Anne Ryder

Butterslip and Truffle Fairy combine pretty and tasty in one magical location

The Butterslip, Kilkenny’s prettiest gift shop has added an exciting new line of luxury chocolate to their repertoire – The Truffle Fairy Chocolates have become the latest addition to the wonderful selection of goodies on offer. The award winning Truffle Fairy from Thomastown, is well known is Kilkenny for their magnificent artisan chocolates and truffles. Set […]

Rathwood set for Ireland’s largest Easter Eggs-travaganza

Leading destination and activity store, Rathwood has launched Ireland’s largest Easter Extravaganza.  This is the second year, Rathwood will host its special Easter train event and due to its phenomenal popularity they have doubled the number of tickets available. Over 10,000 people are expected to visit Rathwood’s Easter train over the season which will run […]

Forest shades are inspiration for new colour at Jerpoint Glass Studio

Although spring appears to be on the long finger this year, Jerpoint Glass Studio has not let the inclement weather conditions affect their brand new, spring-inspired collection of glass that has just become available this week. The exceedingly talented team at Jerpoint have come up with a stunning new spring colour for their renowned glassware, […]


Study finds carers of children with behavioural difficulties are at higher risk of depression – Carers Association

A recent report carried out by researchers at the Department of Psychology at the University of Limerick on carers raising children with developmental difficulties, has produced worrying results according to the Carers Association. The report revealed that in carers of children with disorders such as autism, dyspraxia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, there was a […]

Blog 31st Jan 2014

Great performance yesterday by Edwina St Lawrence from the Kitchen in the Castle cookery school. Some great healthy options that you can view on the TV3 website. Time is always tight on these cookery slots, and there is a lot of assembly and a little cooking. Edwina had gone for roast salmon with puy lentils […]

Ireland’s first ‘No Salt’ Cookery School launches exciting range of ‘New Year, New You’ classes

Ireland’s first ‘No Salt’ Cookery School in Moville, Inishowen, Co. Donegal has launched a new range of exciting culinary classes. Classes for 2014 will place a particular focus on ‘New Year, New You’ programmes all demonstrating the ‘No Salt’ philosophy. A completely new concept to Ireland, the school was recently opened by Chef Brian McDermott, […]

A New Year, A New You with Chia bia – Naturally increase your energy levels and lose weight

Make 2014 your healthiest year yet with Chia bia, Chia seeds have long been lauded by health conscious celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and supermodel Miranda Kerr. An ancient super-food grown in South America, Chia seeds are a natural, gluten-free, food-source containing all essential amino acids. They are the highest known plant-based source of Omega […]