Welcome to Ireland's Online Butcher Shop
Meet The Roasties
Like James Whelan Butchers, every family has a story and we would like to introduce you to a very special family of spuds who live on Spuddles Lane “The Roasties”!
Follow their story, as told by the littlest spud, Ruairí Roastie and find out how to make Mrs W’s perfect Beef Dripping roast potatoes to enjoy at Christmas or anytime!
Our evening butchery demonstrations take place in our James Whelan Butchers shop in Clonmel and also in our location in the Avoca food market in Rathcoole. Two of our master butchers will demonstrate knife skills, pork and beef butchery while you sit back, enjoy the experience and afterwards sample some of our delicious meat. more information
From our publishers The Irish Beef Book is a food lover’s companion you will treasure. Written by Pat Whelan.
The latest entry from our food blog, covering everything from gourmet taste to food safety issues.
James Whelan Butchers to invest €100k in new scholarship program, dedicated to the art and craft of butchery.
In 2015 our Beef dripping was awarded Supreme Champion at the Great Taste Awards beating 10,000 products to the claim the coveted prize. Find out what the judges had to say.
Our chicken breasts are meaty and plump with a deliciously rich, natural buttery flavour
Wagyu beef has a high degree of marbling that is unique to the Wagyu breed and gives the meat a buttery flavor.
Our Homemade Turkey rashers are amazing. Low in fat they are an obvious healthy alternative to bacon. Fantastic in a salad or a wrap.
Handmade Black Pudding by James Whelan Butcher's. Smooth texture and delicate flavour, celebrates the individual ingredients in harmony
Our signature heritage cure rashers are truly delicious. Traditionally cured, they have a distinctive flavour with a hint of smoky hickory undertones.
Prepare to wow your guests with this sophisticated roast that makes a beautiful presentation and is easy to carve.