Discover the flavors of Ireland’s South Coast
You can smell and taste the flavors all
• Kerry mountain lamb develops complex flavors
year round – it’s little wonder that some
from the varied herbage.
of Ireland’s best-loved fruits, vegetables
• Skelligs chocolates and Dingle ice cream are
and cheeses are made here.
handmade in western County Kerry.
In summer, Wexford strawberries come into their own,
• Cheese lovers can choose among two dozen
while the region’s honey – regarded by many as the
farmhouse cheeses, including award-winning
world’s best – is aromatic and heavy with flavor. And
Milleens, Mine-Gabhar, Ardrahan, Gubbeen,
authentic Tipperary organic ice cream is sinful but
Durrus, Cashel and Crozier Blue, Lavistown
Wild seafood, meanwhile, is abundant all around the
• Famous and distinctive Bulmers Irish cider
coast—you be hard-pressed to choose among lobster,
(known as Magners outside Ireland) is made in
crab, scallops, prawns and the huge variety of fish. And
Clonmel, County Tipperary, the center of Ireland’s
back on land, the rich grazing of the Golden Vale area of
cider industry. Irish ales such as Smithwick’s,
Tipperary and North Cork produces mouthwatering beef.
brewed in Kilkenny, are also unique – made from
grains, they have a pronounced flavor of hops.
• Fresh apple juice is an artisan specialty of
• Sample a Waterford blaa, a light-as-air bread roll
unique to the city.
• Beamish, a distinctive stout, is brewed
• Cork favors delicacies such as Clonakilty black
and white puddings, drisheen (another type of
black pudding), tripe and onions.
• Popular throughout Ireland’s south coast are
crubeens (cured and cooked pigs’ feet) eaten with
bread and butter.
36 English Market, Cork city