Posts Tagged ‘Pat Whelan’

Mama’s Meatballs

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

One of the most popular dishes in our James Whelan Butchers range is the great family favourite, Mamas Meatballs.

James Whelan Butchers: ‘Summers End 2022

Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

As I write it’s another rain soaked Irish summer’s day with a bit of a gust thrown in. I wonder if I have the will to believe it will turn around before the children return to school. Now the upturned hourglass is well and truly running out of sand and my wishful anticipation of a […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Taste of the Orient

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 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. […]

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

Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 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 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 […]