Ashford Castle pastry chef among best in the world

Paula Stakelum, executive head pastry chef at Ashford Castle, has reached the final eight in a worldwide patisserie competition and will represent Ireland at the final of the Valrhona C3 championships in New York next October. The C3 – chocolate, chef, competition – is a biennial event currently in its fifth running. The 32-year-old, from Thurles, Co Tipperary, won […]

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Mayo gets ready for Local Enterprise Week

A number of events are planned for Local Enterprise Week to increase awareness of the range of supports and services available to micro-enterprises from local enterprise offices. Local Enterprise Week runs from Sunday March 4, to Friday March 9, and there is a wide range of events planned to take place in Mayo. Highlights in […]

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Belmullet’s first dementia cafe

Sonas Ti Aire Nursing Home will be launching Belmullet’s first dementia cafe on Monday, March 26, from 2-4pm. Dementia cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends and social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings. The dementia café is based on an international model […]

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