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Our Top Tips for Barbecuing

Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 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 […]

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. […]

Plan for a Happy Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

There will always be those prepared for Christmas in September and while we may admire their industriousness for most of us it just isn’t practical. So here we find ourselves in the first week of December, the Christmas lights are up, the Christmas songs are playing in the shops and it’s time to get festive. […]

Gift The Taste of Home This Christmas

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Christmas is a time for coming home, sitting round the fire with friends and family and enjoying the best of food, great company and celebrating the festive season together. This year for everyone it will be a Christmas like no other – and unfortunately for some it will mean sacrifice and not being able to […]

James Whelan Butchers: Christmas Hampers

Posted on Friday, November 27th, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Good Food | No Comments »

Memorable Corporate Gifts with the Gift of Great Food Giving the gift of great food we believe is the most thoughtful Corporate Gift. Of course we may be biased, but in a year that is so different from others, when we cannot celebrate with colleagues and clients, it is saying very clearly that you want […]

A Joy in Tradition

Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Everyone has Christmas Traditions – so many of these revolve around sharing great quality food with friends and family. While we wait with bated breath to see when and what restrictions will be lifted, we are all focussed on being able to “break bread” with loved ones this Christmas. We all know that this year […]

A Perfect Partnership – Christmas & Great Food!

Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Over two years ago we announced a very special partnership with Peter Hannan of Hannan’s Meats, launching our Himalayan Salt Aged Beef, exclusive to James Whelan Butchers. Peter and Pat both come from very traditional Irish farming backgrounds. Both have an incredible expertise and a deep appreciation for the raw materials. It is this quality […]

A big day for us at James Whelan Butchers and for our Heritage Cure Ham!

Posted on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

We were humbled and delighted that our signature Heritage Cure Ham was in the final of the Golden Fork Awards 2020. Having received the 3 Star accolade at the Guild of Fine Food, Great Taste Awards in September, the whole team were so proud when this product, so simple, yet full of such flavour, was […]

James Whelan Butchers Arrives in World Class Food Hall in Jetland Shopping Centre Opened Wednesday 23rd October

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 by Pat Whelan in Good Food, Press | No Comments »

James Whelan Butchers were delighted to open their brand new shop in Jetland Shopping Centre on October 23rd in the much anticipated, state of the art Dunnes Stores Food Hall. James Whelan Butchers is part of this unique collaboration that celebrates the provenance and quality of some of Ireland’s leading and award-winning Irish artisan producers […]

James Whelan Butchers Arrives in World Class Food Hall in Naas Town Centre Opened Thursday 22nd August

Posted on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 by Pat Whelan in Good Food, Press | No Comments »

We were delighted to open our ninth shop in Naas Town Centre on August 22nd in the much anticipated Dunnes Stores Food Hall. James Whelan Butchers is a part of the unique collaboration that celebrates the provenance and quality of some of Ireland’s leading and award-winning Irish artisan producers all under one roof. Padraic Carney, […]

James Whelan Butchers opening in Naas

Posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 by Pat Whelan in Good Food, Press | No Comments »

Multi-award-winning James Whelan Butchers is delighted to announce Naas as its next location for its craft butchery excellence and expertise, creating 15 jobs in the region. From the 22nd of August, Dunnes Stores in Main Street Naas will host the artisan butchers, with a state of the art retail space, offering food lovers in Naas […]