|We are nothing without the producers - Chef Martina Cronin|
Here are five of the best speaking in Blairs on Monday.
Clockwise from top left: Tim McCarthy, Justin Greene, Don O'Leary,
Rubert Atkinson and Pat Mulcahy.
|Wild Boar at Square Table|
|Wagyu beef (left) and Angus rib-eye at Square Table|
|The Blairs, Duncan (left) and Richard trying one of his cocktails|
|Hake at the Square Table|
|Dessert at the Square Table|
|Longueville's Apple Brandy |
went down well at Square Table
|Cheese for two at Square Table|
|The Old Butter Road platter at Blairs|
|Butter and Iron-age bread (by Declan Ryan)|
12.00 & 2.30pm
Butter Making demonstration at Butter Museum, 1 O Connell Square Cork (beside Shandon Bells)at 12am and 2.30 pm (€4 entry)
Talks on growing foods at Hydro Allotments Blarney
Pony & Trap deliver butter churns to Blarney businesses, start at the Hydro Allotments and arrive in Blarney
Cobh Animations Ladies in the Square 5-7pm
Michael Creed the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine will formally launch the Food Trail at the Church of Ireland, Blarney at 6pm on the Saturday, followed by food tasting from the trail.
Film The Old Butter Roads by Jasper Wynn in garden of Old Post Office & food from members ( or Church of Ireland if raining)
Farm Grenagh Open day
Walk at Clogheen Milken Fenn with Tom o Byrne Ecologist on the importance of Balance of the Environment
Gab storytelling competition final on topic of ‘Old Butter Roads’ at the Church of Ireland Blarney organized by Toasmasters and the Gab. Free Event/donations
Smokin’ Good Time an event at the Old Blarney Post Office Café showcasing smoked produce from the Food Trail Area. Guest speakers amongst others include Tim McCasthy of Kanturk and master of the art of butchery and Patrick Mulcahy of Ballinwillin House. Delicious Longueville Cider will keep all refreshed.
Taste of the Old Butter Roads at the Square Table, Blarney (tasting menu showcasing all producers from the trail; pre booked €55)
Butter Day - Demonstration of Butter making at The Farm Grenagh all day
Week 1 May
Blarney Library - display of books on Cookery, Farming, Dairy Science and Old Ireland and Cookery Meeting to discuss cookery books on Wednesday am.
Thurs 4th Historical Society Magic, Faries and Stories at Secondary School
|One of the pucks|
|The young ones|
|All calm for the twins after a tough start to life|
|A big welcome|
|In the cellar|