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Christmas Opening Times 2016

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  Our Christmas week opening times for our butcher shop in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary are as follows: Day Opening Times Monday 19th Dec 8AM – 6PM Tuesday 20th Dec 8AM – 7PM Wednesday 21st Dec 8AM – 7PM Thursday 22nd Dec 8AM – 7PM Friday 23rd Dec 8AM – 8PM Christmas Eve 24th Dec 8AM […]

First Graduates of Butchery Academy

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

2016 was also fantastic for our team where we saw the first four graduates from the JWB Butcher academy. This was a very proud day for the business and I would like to congratulate Noel Sheehan, Noel Galvin, John McDonald, James Conmy and we look forward to many more qualifications in the years to come. […]

James Whelan Butchers on the Late Late Show

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Press | No Comments »

Earlier this year in London, James Whelan Butchers Clonmel, had their heritage cure ham listed in the ‘Top 50 Foods 2016’ Recognising the quality of the exceptional produce and its distinctive flavour, particularly low in salt the judges commented ‘ that the Tipperary based producer achieved a ‘ beautiful, moist texture with a delicate salting […]

James Whelan Butchers Shares its Food Philosophy with Dunnes Stores

Posted on Friday, November 4th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Press | No Comments »

James Whelan Butchers wish to announce that they will be relocating their butcher shop from Monkstown to their new home in Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt. At Cornelscourt you can avail of our brand new store as well as the Dunnes Store better value benefits, free parking and a really exciting new food offering. Our Monkstown location […]

JWB Opens New Shop in Cornelscourt

Posted on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Press | No Comments »

We are delighted to announce that following the successful launch of our butcher shops in Dublin with Avoca Handweavers, we are now bringing our craft butchery excellence and expertise to Dunnes Stores. In August, we opened in Dunnes Stores Swan Centre, Rathmines and on next Wednesday October 5th we open in Cornelscourt. The entire supermarket […]

James Whelan Butchers Wins Gold!

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

James Whelan Butchers wins the overall Gold Award at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards for their Dry Aged Angus Striploin Steak! The winners have been announced for this year’s Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards with James Whelan Butchers celebrating their Gold Award win for the second year in a row – beating […]

James Whelan Butcher Academy

Posted on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | 2 Comments »

James Whelan Butchers to invest €100k in new scholarship program, dedicated to the art and craft of butchery. This Autumn James Whelan Butchers will launch the first privately certified professional butchery academy. Renowned for their exceptional combination of innovation and tradition, the gold standard in Irish butchers, James Whelan Butchers, is delighted to announce a new, […]

James Whelan Butchers Grab the Stars at the Great Taste Awards

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Every year the Great Taste awards celebrates the very best in food and drink from across Ireland and the UK. Last year was an incredible experience winning both Great Taste Golden Fork award for the best food from Ireland and the overall Great Taste Supreme Champion 2015 for our humble beef dripping. This year we’re delighted to announce […]

Tipperary Food Producers Hosted Great Taste Awards Judging

Posted on Friday, May 6th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

  It was a feast for the senses as Tipperary Food Producers hosted Great Taste Awards judging for the first time.   The spirit of meitheal was alive and well in Tipperary this week as the Tipperary Food Producers Network welcomed the Guild of Fine Food and a host of Irish and international judges for […]

Great Taste Awards come to Tipp

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Great Taste Awards come to Tipp – international judges hosted for a series of special events by Tipperary Food Producers Network Tipperary Food Producers is a community of businesses working in the food and beverage sector in County Tipperary whose objective is to represent, promote and showcase the very best of Tipperary food. An organisation […]

Mother’s Day

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

Personally this week I am planning for Mothers Day which is coming up on Sunday the 6th March. I have two women to think of; my own mother and my wife; mother of our children. They understand the concept of making it a special day for Mammy but they need my help to procure the […]

Pass the Pesto

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Having a mildly rebellious spirit the idea of Valentines Day leaves me a little cold. I don’t like being told that on any given day I should be particularly loving or affectionate. It always seems staged, lacking in spontaneity, and the mere fact that I am expected to do something makes me not want to […]