Local producers enhance summer-themed afternoon tea at the Metropole

Chefs at the Metropole Hotel in Cork City have teamed up with local producers to create a new summer-themed afternoon tea.   Head Chef Mark Cronin and Pastry Chef Alicja have curated an exciting menu incorporating a range of locally grown berries.  The chefs have teamed up with Irish strawberry growers from around county Cork.…

New podcast for lovers of a ‘good old natter’

An exciting new podcast has just been launched (June 2024) by two Irish writers who live, where else, but Blarney, the undisputed home of the gift of the gab! Neither best-selling author Michelle McDonagh or award-winning short story writer and broadcaster Kate Durrant will confirm or deny kissing the Blarney Stone, but it’s safe to…