Posts Tagged ‘Pat Whelan’

James Whelan Butchers on Neven Maguire’s Irish Food Trails

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

We had the great pleasure to host celebrity chef, Neven Maguire to our shop and farm in Clonmel for his new TV series in association with Bord Bia, Nevens Irish Food Trails. In this new series Neven meets a collection of fascinating chefs, craftsmen and food producers who understand the importance of sustainability – Origin Green. During this episode […]

James Whelan Butchers on the Late Late Show

Monday, December 12th, 2016 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 […]

JWB Opens New Shop in Cornelscourt

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 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!

Monday, September 12th, 2016 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

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 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

Friday, August 12th, 2016 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 […]

Mother’s Day

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 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 […]

James Whelan Butchers: Butcher Apprentice Programme

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Love meat?  Love people?  You may be the person we’re looking for to join our team. With a 50 year tradition in producing and retailing the finest meat, James Whelan Butchers is looking to recruit trainee butchers for our retail stores  in Dublin.  We believe in “nose to tail” butchery and have a “farm to […]

Fat is Back on BBC Radio 4

Friday, November 13th, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

I recently spoke to the lovely Ella McSweeney from BBC Radio 4 food programme about the process of making our award-winning Beef Dripping. Our Beef Dripping was recently crowned Supreme Champion at the Great Taste Awards 2015 and as a 5th generation butcher, this product is a real nod to the past. Listen to the podcast on the […]

Ray D’Arcy talks Beef Dripping with Pat Whelan

Monday, September 21st, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

Really enjoyed talking to Ray D’Arcy on RTE Radio 1. What strikes me with every conversation, is how nostalgic people are when talking about Beef Dripping. If we asked you to think of the most luxurious, most delicious, finest food imaginable, what would come to mind? Caviar, smoked salmon or maybe some dripping? On Monday […]

Bobby Kerr and Pat Whelan get “Down to Business”

Monday, September 21st, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

Had the great pleasure recently of talking to Bobby Kerr on his Saturday Newstalk radio show, Down to Business. We talked about Beef Dripping and family business in general. I’ve put up this link should you be interested in listening to the show.  

Tipperary Food Producers Long Table Dinner 2015 in Coolbawn Quay

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

The 2015 Tipperary Food Producers “Long table Dinner” attracted more than 170 people last Wednesday night. The beautiful, idyllic Coolbawn Quay was the location for this wonderful night of culinary delights. In keeping with the Long Table Dinner custom, only food from Tipperary was served at the sumptuous traditional feast. Fresh, seasonal produce from over […]