Entries by Bridget O' Dea

Mayo based company donates clothing to keep homeless warm ahead of coldest Winter in 100 years

With Winter 2014 set to be the coldest in 100 years, County Mayo based company Portwest are donating new winter-wear to three charities helping in the fight against homelessness. The Peter McVerry Trust, the Cork Penny Dinners Organisation and  Focus Ireland along with its newest charity store ‘Beloved at Focus’ are set to benefit from […]

Destination Store seeks 30 Eggs-traordinary staff to hop on board for Ireland’s largest Easter Eggstravaganza

Destination Store seeks 30 Eggs-traordinary staff to hop on board for Ireland’s largest Easter Eggstravaganza Having launched Ireland’s largest Easter Eggs-travaganza, leading destination and activity store, Rathwood, are now seeking 30 recruits to become part of their egg-citing Easter team.  This is the second year Rathwood will host its special Easter train event and due […]

Chocolate Comfort with Neven Maguire & Flavoursome Fowl from Brian McDermott

Some chocolate comfort from ‘The Nations Favourite Food’ by Neven Maguire www.nevenmaguire.com  MacNean Chocolate Orange Truffles This is on our Petits Fours section in the restaurant and we tend to change the flavour on a weekly basis, much to the delight of our customers. If you would like to experiment with different flavours, here is a selection […]

Waterford SME ‘Chia bia’ announce €70,000 Investment

As part of the company’s ongoing expansion, Waterford-based Health Food Company Chia bia, Ireland’s largest supplier of Chia seeds, has announced a €70,000 investment in new equipment. Funding for a new milling machine was supported by Waterford Leader Partnership and Linked Finance with the remainder self-funded by Chia bia. Minister for Small Business John Perry […]

Create the perfect Festive Favourites with Neven Maguire’s TV Christmas Special

Award-winning chef Neven Maguire’s highly anticipated ‘Home Chef’ Christmas Special will be broadcast on RTÉ 1, Monday, December 9th at 8.30 pm. A must-view for all Christmas cooks, this special programme will feature Neven demonstrating his favourite festive recipes, including a delicious prawn cocktail, traditional glazed ham, mouth-watering turkey breast in buttermilk, and a sinful […]

Scarf Swap for South East Simon at Jerpoint Glass

Scarf Swap for South East Simon at Jerpoint Glass Bring a scarf and buy a scarf at South East Simon fundraiser The Leadbetter ladies from Jerpoint Glass in Co Kilkenny will host a novel event to raise funds for the South East Simon Community through two special Scarf Swop Coffee Mornings this month. The fundraising […]

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Carlow’s Artisan Poultry Farmers Celebrate Ten Years

Business has seen 400 per cent growth in turnover Free range artisan poultry farmers, Bertram and Celine Salter, are celebrating 10 successful years of their business, CarlowFreeRange (formerly Carlow Foods). In just six years the business has experienced an incredible 400 per cent growth in turnover and has recently expanded. With a core team of ten, CarlowFreeRange employs up to 20 […]