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Oonagh Eats - my new food blog at oonagheats.com for all about what's happening in the food world!

I love my grub! Anything to do with cooking, eating, talking about, looking at, watching, learning, producers, markets, you name it, makes me happy. And to balance this, I walk the roads of Leitrim with Rex to work off the calories. Its not easy½.but someone has to do it! Holidays, travel and day to day generally have food as a central consideration. Questions such as: where is there to eat around…


FUSION Phase 4 funding increase announced!

Phase 4 of FUSION has been launched with a revised funding package, commencing with submissions received from June 2012 onwards. Details are attached - the main changes are that projects can be either 12 or 18 months duration. Also, the Sterling exchange rate has been amended, increasing the grant for companies based in the Republic of Ireland as a result. Anyone interested should contact me directly…


Upping your Game - Meet the Buyer events

InterTradeIreland with its partner organisations are holding a series of Meet the Buyer events on : 29 May , Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 27 September, Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown 8 November, New Park Hotel, Kilkenny The events start at 8.30am for registration and are FREE to attend. Throughout each of these events, there will be a number of opportunities…


So Sligo Food Festival 2012 taking market stall bookings!

I'm pleased to tell you that the details and prices for the So Sligo Food Festival 2012 have been finalised and we are open to stallholders who wish to reserve their space. The booking form is available on our website www.sosligo.com by clicking the link at the end of the home page. Prices start at €150 per spot for the weekend.…


Food Industry Awards 2012 Call for Entrants

Are you at the top of your game ? Click here for details!


New Frontiers seeking entrepreneurs

This national programme is co-ordinated by Enterprise Ireland which is providing €4.25 million in funding to enable the Institutes of Technology to deliver the programme at a local level. The core element of New…


€5 million provided to support the creation and development of Agri-Food enterprises in Rural Ireland

Happy days ! Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government announced today (6th March, 2012) that €5 million in funding will be provided in 2012/2013 to support the creation and development of Agri-Food enterprises in rural Ireland. Based on recent research conducted by the Local Development sector this funding has the potential to create more than 200 jobs directly…


Basic Food Hygiene Training Friday 17th in Letterkenny

TechNorthWest Skillnet are running a Basic Food Hygiene course (EHOA) on Friday 17th February in Letterkenny and have a limited number of spaces available. I have attached a document with course details and a booking form. If this course may be beneficial to your organisation, please fill out the booking form and return to the email address below. Feel…


We are now facilitating applicants for INNOVA Programme

INNOVA is an all-island collaborative R&D programme initiated by InterTradeIreland to stimulate, promote and support R&D co-operation between companies, North and South. This unique cross-border programme offers an opportunity to accelerate new product, process or service developments through partnering with a company in the other jurisdiction.…


Food Research positions in China

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is establishing a new Food Engineering Research Centre. SCUT is now recruiting high-talented researchers internationally to join the Centre. Further details on the vacancies can be found at http://222.201.132.23:8088/article/art624.htm Please note that applications should be sent directly to Prof Xin-An Zeng in SCUT at xazeng@scut.edu.cn before 15 February…


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