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Ballymaloe News
01Apr

Kerrygold to Sponsor Litfest for 3 years!

We are delighted to announce that Kerrygold have joined Ballymaloe as title sponsors for the Literary Festival for the next three years.
01Apr

The Great Irish Bake

Come join us in The Cafe At The End of the Shop to help us raise money for Temple Street Children's Hospital on Friday April 4th from 10am onwards. Temple Street is the first port of call for tens of thousands of children in Ireland every year suffering from every kind of illness and injury imaginable. See their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TempleStreetCUH
25Mar

New York Times: The Glory of Irish Food, Captured in a Whole Fish

This article, written by David Tanis, was recently published in The New York Times.
I’ll admit I was rather ignorant about Ireland in general, and Irish food in particular, when I stepped off the plane in Dublin for the first time last spring.
10Mar

Huffingtonpost Article: 22 Places In Ireland To Celebrate The Emerald Isle

Cork got a mention in a recent article by Lisa Miller on the Huffongton post website. Cork was listed as the number 1 destination in Ireland to visit this St.Patricks Day. The article says:
People love Cork. And it's not hard to see why. Some even refer to Cork as "the real capital of Ireland." Whether it's chatting with locals and enjoying the laid-back vibe at a pub, dining at one of the "foodie" restaurants, or catching a show at the Cork Opera House, everyone will find something lovable about this River Lee town.
Read the full article here:
04Mar

Ballymaloe still has recipe for success fifty years later

Joe McNamee wrote a really nice article about Ballymaloe House, Ballymaloe Cookery School and The Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine in the Irish Examiner this weekend. The article starts:
When Myrtle Allen opened a restaurant in her dining room, the self-taught chef would cook for guests on her Aga range. Today, 50 years on, the Ballymaloe brand is world-renowned.
26Feb

50 Years of memories at Ballymaloe

To celebrate our 50th birthday we are inviting guests and ex-staff who have photos or memories of their time at Ballymaloe over the years to share them with us. It would be great to hear about the time you were here, what you did during your stay, funny stories, who you were here with, etc. Each week we will share the photos and stories on Facebook and our website. There will be a prize of Dinner for Two at Ballymaloe for the best photo or story. Please email photos to oldphotos@ballymaloe.ie or tweet to #Ballymaloe50
26Feb

TLC India To Show ‘Rachel Allen’s Easy Meals’

Rachel Allen’s Easy Meals’ will air every Monday to Friday only on TLC India from 3 March 2014.

About the Series

Rachel Allen 'returns to her roots' back home in Ireland, taking on a looser and more relaxed presentational style in delivering her no-nonsense vision of achievable and delicious family food, in Rachel Allen's Easy Meals.
24Feb

Mother's Day at Ballymaloe

Not sure what to get for your mother for Mother’s Day? A Ballymaloe Gift Voucher may be the answer. Vouchers can be tailored to cover a wide range of special treats:

A Relaxing Getaway

Treat your mother to a relaxing few days away to completely unwind at Ballymaloe. Have breakfast in bed, read a book by the fire, take walks through the woods and gardens or book a massage with Eilish our masseuse. Accommodation and breakfast rates start at €95 per night per person sharing. To book click here.

Dining In Our Restaurant

21Feb

Pat Scott Paintings leave Ballymaloe for the IMMA, Dublin

The Deserted Race Course and Killiney Bay From A Railway Carriage are now included in the exhibition of Pat Scott's work at the IMMA in Dublin. This is the first time Killiney Bay has left Ballymaloe since Ivan Allen bought it from Pat Scott in the 60's. It is one of our favourites from the art collection at Ballymaloe House. We were very saddened to hear of Pat Scott’s recent passing and send our condolences to his family.

Event Deatils

The Garden Galley Irish Museum for Modern Art Dublin 16 Feb - 18 May
17Feb

Ireland’s Hottest Tickets for 2014

Pól Ó Conghaile lists his top travel tips for Ireland in 2014. Pól is an award-winning travel writer. Based in Ireland, he contributes to National Geographic Traveller, The Irish Independent, Cara and The Irish Examiner among other publications. At number 7 Pól lists Ballymaloe, where he says:
Ballymaloe at 50

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