WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – CLIONA SWAN, DIRECTOR

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – CLIONA SWAN, DIRECTOR

Cliona Swan is married to Gianpiero “Piero” De Vallier and together they created, built up and run Pizza Da Piero, a successful business which creates and sells Ireland’s favourite...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – LYNSEY CAMPBELL, LEAD CELLAR BREWER

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – LYNSEY CAMPBELL, LEAD CELLAR BREWER

Lynsey Campbell is the lead cellar brewer at Whiplash brewery, headquartered in Ballyfermot, in Dublin. The brewery was opened in 2019 and I’m excited to see what they come...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – ANNA COFFEY, CHOCOLATIERE

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – ANNA COFFEY, CHOCOLATIERE

Anna Coffey is Braw Chocolate, an Irish start up and one of the exciting women who started their business in the middle of a pandemic.  I’ve only met Anna...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – MEI CHIN, FOOD WRITER

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – MEI CHIN, FOOD WRITER

Wikipedia tells me that Mei Chin is a fiction and a food writer but did you know she’s also a brilliant podcast host?  Mei Chin has written for Saveur,...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – BLANCA VALENCIA, COOKING INSTRUCTOR

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – BLANCA VALENCIA, COOKING INSTRUCTOR

I’d never heard about Blanca Valencia until Mei Chin wrote to me saying “hey, I wish you would write about this woman because I think she’s brilliant!”. And guess...

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Irish School Of Cheese – Academy Of Cheese

Irish School Of Cheese – Academy Of Cheese

The last time I was writing about Avril Molloy, she was a cheese monger, working for Sheridan’s and now she is the founder of Ireland’s first School Of Cheese....

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD – ERICA SHEEHAN, FOUNDER OF HOMESPUN

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD – ERICA SHEEHAN, FOUNDER OF HOMESPUN

  Erica Sheehan is the woman who created Homespun, a brand that started with a simply delicious quinoa-based granola.  Erica Sheehan has one of those stories, which I love...

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EDIZEMI ONILENLA SPEAKS COMMUNITY, INTEGRATION AND RACISM IN IRELAND.

EDIZEMI ONILENLA SPEAKS COMMUNITY, INTEGRATION AND RACISM IN IRELAND.

It is June 2020, and if you’ve been following the news, you will know that since George Floyd was brutally murdered by police officers in America, nothing has been...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – EDIZEMI ONILENLA, CEO

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – EDIZEMI ONILENLA, CEO

If you shop in SuperValu you might have come across a brand of African snacks made in Ireland called Mama Shee. But do you know about Edizemi Onilenla, the...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – KATE RYAN, FOOD WRITER AND GASTRO TOUR GUIDE

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – KATE RYAN, FOOD WRITER AND GASTRO TOUR GUIDE

Kate Ryan is a woman I admire.  I first met Kate Ryan, just like I met Jennifer Opperman, around a table, on a panel for the Irish Quality Food...

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