Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Christmas Cooking

If you need a few days away with 15 hours of Christmas cooking instruction built in, then Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara, Co Galway is the place for you.

I have teamed up with the hotel's head chef Tim O'Sullivan in offering 3 days of great food and fun from 17th to 20th November.

Email or go to or phone 095 46100 for more details

Monday, 9 September 2013

Cookery night classes

Cookery night class season is almost upon us and I am offering 4 different venues this winter

St Brendan's Pastoral Centre, Tralee
enrolment and introduction on 30th Sept at 8pm

Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom
enrolment and introduction on Tuesday 1st Oct at 8pm


Banna Beach Hotel (House No 76)
enrolment and introduction Wednesday 2nd Oct at 8pm

The Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway
enrolment and introduction on Thurs 3rd Oct at 8pm

Persons interested in attending any of the above should 1) attend relevant enrolement or 2) contact me by email ( or by phone (086 2627855) because if sufficient names are not received at the enrolement evening the class WILL NOT progress.

All classes are subject to demand and will commence on the week of 7th October, 2hrs 30mins per night

Persons who are enrolled either in Tralee town or Banna can attend either one

Looking forward to meeting you all

Monday, 29 July 2013

July update

If you are visiting Claremorris Agri Show on Sunday 4th August, we will be there conducting 3 cookery demonstrations at 1.30pm, 3pm and 4.30pm.  These demonstrations are on the healthy eating theme and are sponsored by Growing Locally, Claremorris.

On Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th we can be found at Limerick Agri Show at the racecourse - again 3 demonstrations each day at 1.30, 3.00 and 4.30.  If you are at the show do call in to our tent and say hello, you will be most welcome

Pre-Christmas cookery night classes are schedule for:
Mondays - Tralee
Tuesdays - Macroom
Wednesdays - Clonakilty
Thursdays - Dunmanway

4 weeks, 1 night per week for 2hrs 30mins per night, commencing the first week in October

We have a cookery demonstration unit to rent to any organisation who may need it, we will travel the unit to your venue, set it up and take it down at the end of the presentation.  The unit is complete with 7ft table and built-in hob (4 burners), overhead mirror and stands, free standing cooker with oven, grill and 4 burners.  Comes with 2 cylinders of gas.

Contact me for further info


Thursday, 16 May 2013

Upcoming dates

Wednesday 29th May finds us in Ballyduff, Co Kerry, presenting an evening of gourmet cooking as a fund raiser for Bud's family resource centre at 8pm.

On Tuesday 6th June we're in Myshall Community Centre, Co Carlow for Adelaide Memorial Church and on Thursday 20 th June I can be found in my favourite hotel in Ireland - Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara for a private function.

Pre-Christmas 'Seasons Eatings' are at an advanced stage of planning.  Pre-Christmas cookery night classes will start in first week of October on Mondays in Tralee, Wednesdays in Macroom and Thursdays in Dunmanway.  More on this later

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Upcoming news

Tuesday 23rd April
Miltown, Co Galway at Sheridans Restaurant

Wednesday 24th April
Williamstown, Co Galway
Community Hall fundraiser

Thursday 25th Clonbur
For Tidy Towns Committee at Fairhill House Hotel

We are now accepting bookings from carnivals/festivals nationwide, also for Pre-Christmas one night cookery evenings 'Seasons Eatings'

Monday, 11 March 2013

Tuesday 19th March
An enrolment and information evening is scheduled for The Westering Inn, Feales Bridge, Abbeyfeale with a view to organising a 4 week cookery course at the venue.  8pm

Thursday 14th March
Fairymount Hall, Castlerea, Co Roscommon
1 night charity demonstration, admission €10 for Pieta House West.  8pm
Contact Maura Quinn 087 7709227

Wednesday 20th March
At TO Park, Labba Mologga, Ballylanders, Co Limeric for the Irish Heart Foundation

Tuesday 21st March
Canovee National School, Carrigadrohid, CO Cork, 8pm, admission €10
Contact Deirdre Fehily on 086 6030360

It is further proposed to organise a 4 week (1 night per week) class in Scarriff, Co Clare at Bers Cafe.  Persons interested in this course should contact Ber on 086 8299303, 061 921004

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Spring night classes

Revised list of 2013 Spring night classes

Monday - commencing 4th Feb
Rathbarry Hall, Clonakilty (086 0872942, Frances)

Tuesday - commencing 5th Feb
Tarbert Comprehensive School

Wednesday - commencing 6th Feb
Kilkee, Stella Maris Hotel

Thursday - commencing 7th Feb
Millstreet Community School

All classes will start at 8pm
Now taking bookings from charities for one night cookery demonstrations, contact us for details