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The Autumn Series at The Fumbally Stables is no more….. welcome to   EAT:ITH is a series of workshops, events and talks surrounding food culture in Ireland with collaborations from some of the country’s most passionate producers, chefs, farmers, sommeliers, baristas, food writers and activists. is now live with full event listings and programme details [...]

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Tamworth pigs – rearing, butchering, eating


We’ve never felt nervous about cooking meat before. But I have a jitter in my belly about our dinner next week on Wednesday May 31st because we will be cooking some really special meat. All meat should be special though, right? Absolutely. Meat was once a living, breathing thing, a lot of the time with [...]

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  The Autumn Series is the perfect representation of why we set up The Fumbally Stables. To engage people in different aspects of food, community and health. But also to have a bit of craic while doing it.       We haven’t set this up with sack loads of cash as an end goal. [...]

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  Its a bumper crop for apples in Ireland this year. They are early, abundant and so, so delicious. A few of us took the chance to go down to Westmeath last weekend for the first of the season harvest and some home-brew cider making.       Apples are one of the few fruit [...]

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  This day one month ago we lost a dear friend. We saw her fight and brave the swift advance of a very aggressive and determined cancer. One that in the end she so honourably accepted and with such strength let go to. She was up against it those last few months and never once [...]

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fresh cheese from waste milk


When a barista makes a milky drink, a flat white, latte etc. nine times out of ten they will have some frothy milk leftover in the end of their jug. The better the barista, the less milk there will be but generally there is always a little something. For most people this goes down the [...]

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Finlough Farm Exchange


  At the beginning of September we started a farm programme with Finlough – one of our organic suppliers in Co. Roscommon. Every week we send down one of our chefs who spends a few days learning about the soil, weeding, how to trim plants properly,  how to weed properly, how to harvest correctly, how [...]

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Japanese Knotweed


Japanese knotweed (Fallopia Japonica) is an invasive alien. A pest. Feared by most gardeners or land owners, its root system is so aggressive that it dominates and eventually kills pretty much all other herbaceous life around it over the course of a few years. The root system is made up of incredibly hardy rhizomes that [...]

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SignA is the culmination of a few years of creative input from Stefano Schiavocampo & Massi Galli, with Rossa Cassidy and Brian O’Shea pulled in for live shows. Stefano has been working with us for over 7 years, since we were selling Pizzella and steak sandwiches at festivals to when we opened The Fumbally three [...]

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