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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 […]

World Steak Challenge

Posted on Friday, July 12th, 2019 by Pat Whelan in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Tipperary Butcher strikes Gold at The World Steak Challenge James Whelan Butchers certainly lived up to their ‘world class’ ambitions on Wednesday night, achieving both Gold and Silver at the World Steak Challenge. Blind tested and tasted against 300 steaks, from 25 different countries, spreading across four continents, their Tipperary home grown beef excelled in […]

Delighted to announce We are opening our first shop in Cork

Posted on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 by Pat Whelan in Good Food, Press | No Comments »

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

New Butcher Shop Opening – Swords November 2017

Posted on Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Pat Whelan in Good Food, Press | No Comments »

Following the successful launch of our butcher shops in Avoca Handweavers Rathcoole and Kilmacanogue, Dunnes Stores Cornelscourt and Rathmines in Dublin, we are delighted to announce that we are now bringing our craft butchery excellence and expertise to Dunnes Stores at the Pavilions Shopping Centre in Swords, Co Dublin. Our new butcher shop will open […]

Our Team in Cornelscourt

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by Pat Whelan in Good Food | No Comments »

James Whelan Butchers on Neven Maguire’s Irish Food Trails

Posted on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 by Pat Whelan 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 […]

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 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 […]