Ballymaloe News

The Art of the Restaurateur by Nicholas Lander

The Art of the Restaurateur by Nicholas Lander has recently been released as an eBook, and is now available for iPhone and iPad exclusively on iBooks. The Art of the Restaurateur presents the compelling stories behind some of the world's best restaurants, and celebrates the complex but unsung art of the restaurateur. In his first ever book, acclaimed Financial Times restaurant critic (and former restaurateur) Nicholas Lander reveals everything you ever wanted to know about the highs and lows of the restaurant business.

Magnolia Tree in Bloom

One of the Magnolia trees near the woodland is in full bloom.

Easter At Ballymaloe

We had a fabulous Easter here at Ballymaloe. There were lots of activities for the children to enjoy: scavenger hunts, egg painting and Easter garden competitions and of course the annual Easter Egg Hunt!

Beautiful Ballycotton

A beautiful picture of the Ballycotton Cliff walk only a five minute drive from Ballymaloe.



New Sunday Lunch Menu at Ballymaloe House

Sunday Lunch at Ballymaloe House has changed from a buffet style of service to a three course menu. As always, our philosophy is to serve the best of what local producers have to offer and our Sunday lunch menu changes weekly according to what is available.

No Doubting Thomasina

This article was publish in the Sunday Business Post

No Doubting Thomasina

For TV chef and author Thomasina Miers, it all started with a visit to the Ballymaloe cookery school in Co Cork
Words: Alex Meehan Former Masterchef UK winner Thomasina Miers is very far from typical of her peers.

Beautiful Bluebells

Beautiful Bluebells growing in the woods on the grounds of Ballymaloe House. You can see what else is growing over on our garden blog for April 2014 written by gardener Mags Coughlan. Read The Garden Blog

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

National Theatre of London presents an Encore Screening of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. West End theatre production shown on a cinema screen. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play.

Voci Nuove

Voci Nuove is a twenty-four person mixed-voice chamber choir based in Cork. In Spring 2013 they completed their first series of concerts in Cork, Ennis, and Galway entitled ‘Pitches be Crazy’. Inspired by the tremendous reception received, the group began competing, winning several categories at Cork's Feis Maitiu. They were awarded second place in the Sacred and Chamber choir categories at the Cork International Choral Festival, and also won the John Mannion Perpetual Trophy.

Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge

Patrick Talbot Productions Presents Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge Grand Reunion Tour 2014 at the Grainstore at Ballymaloe. The Boys of Fairhill, Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down, Salonika, Johnny Jump Up. Classic songs from a legendary band whose authentic pure sound dominated the thriving Irish folk scene of the 1970s and 80s. Following their hugely successful reunion concert at the Everyman in Cork, their first show in thirty years, Jimmy and the boys now embark on a Grand Reunion Tour.