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Our Top Tips for Barbecuing

Posted on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Nothing says summer more than the sights and smells of people cooking and enjoying great food outdoors. We just love dusting off the BBQ and garden furniture – inviting friends and family round, creating great times in the back garden! Heaven! We asked some of our team for their barbequing tips, from cooking the perfect […]

Easter – A Time of Celebration & Change

Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Occasions | No Comments »

Now that the days are getting longer and thankfully brighter, it’s a time of change. Those of us who are organised enough, might begin to resurrect summer wardrobes; we might bring fresh life to our gardens with new plants and flowers, and those of us passionate about great food might be looking for fresh inspiration […]

Mother’s Day 2022

Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Occasions | No Comments »

Mother’s Day is one of the highlights of our year, a day when we honour our own mothers, grandmothers and in this era of blended families – we honour step mothers and other strong female influences in our lives. Traditionally on this day, mothers and mother figures are treated with cards, flowers and other thoughtful […]

Dude Food

Posted on Friday, February 4th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

February is a great month for sport. We have round one of the Six Nations starting this Saturday, the Winter Olympics start today in Beijing. In GAA, February marks Round 2 of the Allianz Football League and across the water in the UK, the Premier League hots up with some really great matches in February. […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Taste of the Orient

Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With the Chinese New Year fast approaching it got me thinking about Chinese food and how we could take some Chinese influences to shake up the mid week menu. There are general Chinese cooking principles that can be applied. I like the fact that you don’t have to stick to the same meat or vegetables. […]

Some Valentine Dining at Home Ideas

Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, couples everywhere are wondering how best to celebrate this special day. For some, restaurants may be out of the question or too restrictive, and for others even the thought of cooking an elaborate meal from scratch at home is exhausting. We can solve this problem with a simple solution with […]

Beef Wellington – The Perfect Alternative Christmas Day Dinner

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

  For people considering an alternative to the seasonal Turkey and Ham on Christmas Day, James Whelan Butchers are introducing a very special signature dish, Beef Wellington, which will be part of the now award winning Dine at Home Collection of restaurant quality meals for two. Named after the man who crushed Napoleon at Waterloo, […]

Christmas Opening Times 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 25th, 2021 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Our Christmas week opening times for our butcher shops in: Clonmel, Co. Tipperary; Rathcoole, Co. Dublin; Dunnes Stores Cornelscourt, Co. Dublin; Dunnes Stores Swan Centre, Rathmines, Co. Dublin; Kilmacanogue, Bray, Co. Wicklow; Dunnes Stores, Swords; Dunnes Stores, Blanchardstown Centre; Dunnes Stores, Leopardstown Valley Shopping Centre; Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court, Cork; Dunnes Stores, Naas; Dunnes Stores, Jetland Shopping Centre; Dunnes Stores, Tralee NCR

A Food Lovers Kingdom Dream as James Whelan Butchers Opens in Tralee

Posted on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

James Whelan Butchers were delighted to open their brand new shop in Tralee on November 4th, creating up to 30 new jobs. The family-run butchers’ newest shop, opening just in time for the Christmas season, is part of the redevelopment of Dunnes Stores, North Circular Road in Tralee which includes a new state of the […]

James Whelan Butchers to create 60 new jobs – Two new shops opening in Kerry & Dublin

Posted on Monday, November 8th, 2021 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

Multi-award-winning artisan butcher James Whelan Butchers are opening two new shops within a day of each other in November, one in the market town of Tralee in Co. Kerry and the other in the South Dublin suburbs of Leopardstown, creating over 60 new jobs in the process. With two shops opening in two days it […]

James Whelan Butchers to Create up to 20 Jobs in Tralee

Posted on Monday, April 19th, 2021 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food, Press | No Comments »

We are so proud to share with you that we will be opening our 11th shop later this summer in Tralee, Co. Kerry, creating up to 20 new jobs in the region. The new addition to the family will be part of the redevelopment of Dunnes Stores, North Circular Road in Tralee which will include […]

Our Family Favorite Christmas Recipes

Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With only a few days to Christmas Day, our teams are busy putting the finishing touches together on all of the Christmas orders and when our customers and friends come in to collect their Christmas food, we love chatting with them and sharing hints, tips and guides for cooking the turkey, ham or spiced beef. […]